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Watching The 58th Annual Grammy Awards With A Critical Eye

Record of the Year went to Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk," featuring Bruno Mars. Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge won Song of the Year for "Thinking Out Loud." And Taylor Swift's 1989 won for Album of the Year.
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TV Review: Hulu's '11.22.63' Takes Too Long To Get To The Point

The TV mini-series 11.22.63 is based on a Stephen King novel in which a man goes back in time to stop the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It premieres Presidents Day on Hulu.
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Oscars Producers Say No More Name Dropping

Ever fall asleep watching the Oscars, as winners rattle off seemingly endless lists of their near and dear to thank? That should change this year under new rules issued to Academy Award nominees.
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Not My Job: We Quiz The Duplass Brothers On Sibling Rivalry

Mark and Jay Duplass take a break from writing, directing, acting and producing to play a game called "Hating you is like hating myself."
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HBO's '70s Rock Series 'Vinyl' Sings A Familiar Tune

The new series from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger expertly re-creates the music industry of decades ago, but the story plays like a well-worn record.
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Is John Oliver's Show Journalism? He Says The Answer Is Simple: 'No'

"Everything we do is in pursuit of comedy," Oliver says. But to get the comedy right, you have to get facts right: "You can't be wrong about something, otherwise that joke just disintegrates."
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To Sorkin A Mockingbird: Screenwriter Will Adapt Novel For Broadway

How will Aaron Sorkin's rapid-fire dialogue fit with Harper Lee's tale of racism and justice in the South?
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Animated Show 'Bordertown' Explores Both Sides Of Immigration Debate

Bordertown is about two families on both sides of the immigration debate. One is a white border patrol agent and his family and the other is a Mexican-American immigrant family.
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'Better Call Saul' Breathes New Life Into 'Breaking Bad' Characters

The show's co-creator says it was a writers' room joke that if something didn't fit on Breaking Bad, it would go on the Saul Goodman show (now Better Call Saul). Originally broadcast March 9, 2015.
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Bob Odenkirk Mixes Laughter And Law In 'Breaking Bad' And 'Better Call Saul'

The actor's fast-talking, sleazeball character Saul Goodman has been known to bend the law — and to break it. The second season of Better Call Saul begins Feb. 15. Originally broadcast Aug. 6, 2013.

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