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Got $15 Million? Actor Rowan Atkinson Has A Car For Sale

The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn't seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.
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Between The Laughs, South African Comedian Hopes To Educate

Trevor Noah, a new international correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, turns a sharp eye on American policy — while answering the questions about world news that people are afraid to ask.
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What Is ... 'Morning Edition'?

This was a Daily Double answer on Jeopardy: "Steve Inskeep and David Greene host this show in the A.M. in D.C.; Renee Montagne not far from us here, in Culver City."
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Broadcaster Al Michaels Gets Ready To Provide 'Lyrics' For The Super Bowl

Michaels will anchor the Feb. 1 game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. He tells Fresh Air about falling in love with sports and the hardest sport to announce.
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Benedict Cumberbatch On Alan Turing's Awkwardness And Sherlock's Sex Appeal

The actor gained critical acclaim — and a big following — for his role in Sherlock. Now he's up for an Oscar for his portrayal of eccentric mathematician Alan Turing in The Imitation Game.
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He Invented Instant Replay, The TV Trick We Now Take For Granted

When Tony Verna was a young CBS News director, he created instant replay during the 1963 Army-Navy football game. His new visual effect changed the way we watch live sports. Verna died Sunday at 81.
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'The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore' Debuts In Slot Vacated By Stephen Colbert

On Monday night, Comedy Central premiered former Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore's new show. While Wilmore's sarcastic comments on clips were funny, the round-table discussion didn't sparkle.
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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Brings A New Voice To Late Night TV

The former Daily Show correspondent becomes the only black man to host an entertainment show on late night TV. And he starts on an important occasion; the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
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'Fresh Off The Boat' Repackages The Asian-American Story For TV

The TV show, based on Eddie Huang's memoir, retains some of the book's raw sensibility, but as he tells it, it's been a fight to keep his life's story from becoming a "cornstarch sitcom."
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'Critical Mass' Of Rape Allegations Prompted NBC To Cancel Cosby Project

NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said it was "safe to say" there won't be any future projects with the comedian who starred in the network's iconic The Cosby Show.

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