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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.
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'Battle Creek' Has The Flavor Of A TV Throwback From An Earlier Age

The new CBS show about two very mismatched investigative partners plays like a comedy. The characters are complicated and surprising, and the dialogue is crisp and quick. It's "a lot of fun to watch."
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Not Just Eating Bugs For Money! A Story Of 'Survivor' And Strategy

What's the actual appeal of Survivor for people who have been watching it for almost 15 years, through what will soon be 30 seasons? Believe it or not: strategy.
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Amid Declining Ratings, Cable Networks Speed Up Reruns To Make Room For Ads

If you've been noticing that cable reruns of your favorite sitcom sound a little strange, you might be on to something. We'll look at the trend of compressing shows to make room for, of course, more commercials.
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Fair Warning: Watch One 'Foyle's War' Episode, And You'll Want To Watch Them All

The British series is set during and after World War II. Detective Foyle tackles crimes connected to the war — murder and spying, black markets and profiteering. It's "terrifically entertaining."
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Oscars Highlights For Those Who Skipped (Or Fell Asleep)

For those of you who skipped the Oscars on Sunday night (or fell asleep during the nearly four-hour broadcast), let us fill you in on the highlights.
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The Oscars: What People Are Saying The Day After

From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and Lou Gehrig's diseases, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.
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'Birdman' Wins Big On A Soggy Night At The Oscars

Sunday night's Oscars brought expected wins for actors like Julianne Moore and J.K. Simmons, and big awards for the quirky showbiz satire Birdman.
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Will The Next 'MacGyver' Be An Indian Woman?

Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.
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For Host Larry Wilmore, A Year Of 'Extraordinary' Highs And 'Humbling' Lows

Wilmore is still fine-tuning The Nightly Show, which fills the late-night spot on Comedy Central vacated by Stephen Colbert. The show launched just as Wilmore's 20-year marriage was coming to an end.

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