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REELZ TV Network Will Air Miss USA Pageant

After two TV networks, Univision and NBC, dropped broadcasts of Miss USA and Miss Universe – pageants which Trump co-owns – a different network will broadcast the programming, according to The AP
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Maria Leaves Sesame Street After 44 Years On The Block

Sonia Manzano's acting career began when she was in the original cast of Godspell – a musical which began as a student production on campus, according to the Associated Press.
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Sonia Manzano, Who Played Maria On 'Sesame Street,' To Retire

Maria from Sesame Street — aka actress Sonia Manzano — is retiring after more than 40 years. NPR reports on the Hispanic pioneer's impact on generations of children.
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NBC News Chief Anchor Lester Holt Wants To Make Each Story Count

After a scandal knocked out his predecessor Brian Williams, last week Lester Holt become the network's chief news anchor — the first African-American to do so at a broadcast network.
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From SCOTUS To The Confederate Flag, Cable Comedians Keep Tabs On The News

Critic David Bianculli says the commentary, questioning and ridicule of Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, John Oliver and Bill Maher help keep news outlets — and news-makers — honest.
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USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool? Our TV critic picks his four favorite new shows.
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New Volley In Trump Vs. Univision Fight

The mogul and GOP presidential candidate has barred network employees from his golf course. Univision had dumped the partially-Trump-owned Miss USA Pageant after Trump disparaged Mexican immigrants.
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Univision Cancels Miss USA Telecast After Trump's Immigration Comments

The network is protesting Donald Trump's recent negative comments about Mexican immigrants to the U.S. Trump is a part-owner of the Miss USA pageant, and a recent 2016 GOP presidential candidate.
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Strap In Seinfeld Fans, Hulu Will Be Keeping You Busy

A lot of fans will be binge watching Seinfeld episodes. The streaming site Hulu released all nine seasons of the classic 90s sitcom this week. Listeners share their favorite lines.
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After Ben Affleck Scandal, PBS Postpones 'Finding Your Roots'

The show came under fire after leaked emails revealed that the actor asked the show to hide the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves.

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