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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Sept. 20

shades of fall

Autumnal tones, takes on location and Machiavellian tropes.

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Star Of Emmys: 'Modern Family'

Millions of Americans tuned into the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, where the comedy show Modern Family took home five awards. LL Cool J also rapped about movies and mini series, and Charlie Sheen made surprising comments before presenting the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
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Aaron Paul: 'Breaking Bad' Dealer Isn't Dead ... Yet

Student-turned-drug dealer Jesse Pinkman was supposed to die in the first season of the AMC drama. But the writers decided the chemistry between high school teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) was too good to let go.
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'Breaking Bad': Vince Gilligan On Meth And Morals

Vince Gilligan's AMC drama Breaking Bad stars Bryan Cranston as a high school chemistry teacher turned drug dealer. Gilligan says he pitched the show by telling AMC: "You take Mr. Chips and turn him into Scarface."
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Netflix Won't Send You DVDs Anymore; Now They'll Come From 'Qwikster'

Netflix has decided to spin off its DVD rentals into the new service "Qwikster." Will this really fix its customer-dissatisfaction problems and restore peace?
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The Emmys: Satisfying Winners Elevate A Sloppy Show

The Emmy Awards celebrated some very good performances on Sunday night, but the show itself was weak.
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NBC's 'Prime Suspect' Hopes To Fill Some Very Big And Very British Shoes

On Thursday night, NBC's gambling with a new adaptation of a BBC police drama, and the stakes are unusually high. The original Prime Suspect starred Helen Mirren as frosty, frazzled Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, whose travails earned Mirren both a devoted global following and critical adoration that yielded Emmys, Golden Globes and a Peabody. NBC's version stars Maria Bello.

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