Film & TV

“Big Fix Alaska” is about a two-pack-a-day smoking mechanic who travels around the state fixing boats, tractors and other broken equipment.

Emily Fehrenbacher
Andy King echoed what seems to be a popular sentiment from normal Alaskans who find themselves on reality TV. Emily Fehrenbacher
“Wild West Alaska” is a seemingly scripted program that is way less about the store featured on the show and way more about the staff going on contrived adventures gone wrong. It’s so bad that it’s almost good.Emily Fehrenbacher
A year after several sold-out showings in Anchorage, "The Great Alone" is scheduled to play in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Wasilla.Suzanna Caldwell
There is a new Alaska show airing on Thursday. "Alaska Proof" is an eight-part series about the making of vodka at the Alaska Distillery.Emily Fehrenbacher
Advertisers dusted off their well-worn playbooks for Super Bowl 50, deploying a combination of humor, celebrities and plenty of animals in their annual appeal for the attention of the game’s more than 100 million viewers.Sydney Ember
With "I am Inuit," a follow-up to his "I am Alaskan" series, photographer Brian Adams will spend a year visiting some 20 Alaska villages to deliver a portrait of the people and places of rural Alaska. Tara Young
Radio personality and former Miss Alaska Amalia "Malie" Delgado ended her run on the final season of "American Idol" Thursday night. Alaska Dispatch News
The day after the tape was made, the two lawmakers left Anchorage in a small plane headed for Juneau. The plane and all those aboard vanished, and no sign of them has ever been found.Mike Dunham