Get the

Off Duty


Most Popular in TV

TV Spotlight

Play Today's Military Trivia

Television Archive

Showing 1 - 5 of 420 articles

Atomic Bomb Test Subject of New 'Manhattan' Season

Atomic Bomb Test Subject New Manhattan Season image0

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — After the first season of WGN America's "Manhattan," actor John Benjamin Hickey sought to learn more about the Manhattan Project. He and co-star Ashley Zukerman read about the Tularosa Basin Downwinders — descendants of a small New Mexico Hispanic village near where the U.S. Army first tested the atomic bomb on July 16, 1945. They studied the aftermath of the bomb's creation on the scientists. Next week marks the debut ... more

Shelter Dogs in New PBS Series Help Massachusetts County

Shelter Dogs New PBS series Help Massachusetts County image0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mutt from a Massachusetts animal shelter who got a new life as a K-9 drug-detection dog stars in an upcoming episode of a new PBS series called "Shelter Me: Partners for Life." The Worcester County sheriff's department in central Massachusetts turned to the shelter when there wasn't enough money in the budget to replace its retiring tracking dogs. The department covers 60 towns, a prison and a million people. With drug ov... more

Jon Stewart Lobbies for Sept. 11 Responders

Jon Stewart Lobbies Sept 11 Responders image0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart turned serious Wednesday as he lobbied members of Congress to permanently extend a law providing medical monitoring and treatment for Sept. 11 first responders. Accompanied by several first responders, Stewart met with members of Congress and attended a Democratic caucus luncheon. "If you can't get this done, maybe we should shut down," Stewart told reporters outside the U.S. Senate, referring to the po... more

Comic Admits 9/11 Lie 'A Story Told by an Immature Young Man'

Comic Admits 911 Lie A Story Told Immature Young Man image0

Steve Rannazzisi came clean Wednesday about a big lie he'd been living: The comic did not escape from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Rannazzisi's mea culpa comes than a week after the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, and only days ahead of "The League" actor's new special premiering on Comedy Central. "As a young man, I made a mistake that I deeply regret and for which apologies may still not be enough," the 37-year-old ... more

Ken Burns Says US Civil War Still Relevant

Ken Burns Says US Civil War Still Relevant image0

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns is looking back at his series "The Civil War" as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmark 1990 documentary. "It speaks to what we're going through today," Burns says of the series which is being aired for five consecutive nights from Sept. 7 through 11 (check local listings for time). The filmmaker recently sat down with The Associated Press to discuss how race rem... more

© 2015 Military Advantage