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Regina King Reigns In Hollywood

The actress has successfully navigated working both in front of and behind the camera. She's won an Emmy for her television work, and she's in demand as a director on shows like Animal Kingdom.
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Aliens Attack And Congress Goes Extreme In CBS' Political Satire 'BrainDead'

The creators of The Good Wife mix comedy, politics and science fiction in their new summer series. TV critic David Bianculli says BrainDead is bizarre, fun and full of "intriguing little elements."
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On A Dark Day, The Tonys Double Down On Joy — And Pride

The shadow of a mass shooting in Orlando cast a pall over the 70th Annual Tony Awards broadcast, but host James Corden offered a spirited paean to "every Broadway would-be."
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Summer TV Preview: Which Shows Are Worth Staying Indoors?

A rush of new shows are coming to network, cable and streaming channels in June. We'll tell you what's worth tuning in to (or at least setting the DVR for) and when you should just go outside.
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'O.J.: Made In America' Charts Simpson's Rise And Fall

NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans says ESPN's new documentary series about O.J. Simpson is a detailed and revealing look at the football star turned murder suspect's life.
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Time For A New Leader At Viacom, Former CEO Tom Freston Says

The fight for control of Viacom is playing out like a soap opera. Ex-Viacom CEO Tom Freston says current CEO Philippe Dauman is running the company aground in an effort to prop up stock value.
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In HBO's 'Silicon Valley,' The Comedy Is Inspired By Real-Life Tech Culture

Creator Mike Judge, co-showrunner Alec Berg and actor Thomas Middleditch discuss their series, Silicon Valley. Berg, who has family working in tech, says he has "nerd cred" in his bones.
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Unlikely Headbanger, 82, Goes From Singing Karaoke To 'America's Got Talent'

An octogenarian delivers a face-melting version of a song that's been a hallmark of pro wrestling and action movies.
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Review: UnREAL Soars By Going Where Real-Life Reality TV Fears To Tread

Lifetime's Peabody award-winning fictional dramedy — UnREAL — about an out-of-control reality show returns for its second season. In it, a black man sets out to find love among a bevy of women.
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Season 2 Of 'UnREAL' Premieres Monday On Lifetime

UnREAL is a fictional behind-the-scenes drama of a reality dating show. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro.

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