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TV's Colbert Hands SuperPAC Over To Stewart

Comedian Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central may make a run for the presidency in South Carolina. Because he may be a candidate, he legally handed the control of his SuperPAC over to Daily Show host Jon Stewart.
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Bill Moyers Is Back On TV — And Better Than Ever

The veteran broadcaster returns to public television with a new public affairs program. Critic David Bianculli says it might be hard to find, but it's important to watch.
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A War To Watch: YouTube Takes On Television

YouTube's future success depends on increasing the amount of time people spend watching videos on the site. The Google-owned website plans to roll out more than 100 new, professionally produced channels in a push to draw viewers away from television, and onto the Web.
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TV News Shows Saw Romney Victory Coming, But Couldn't Quite Say It

The political press felt confident — dead certain, actually — that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would win the New Hampshire primary by a comfortable margin. Most polls closed state-wide by 7 p.m. — but as a smattering would not close until 8 p.m., no one reported the final verdicts.
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A New 'Morning' On CBS, But Will It Work?

CBS has revamped its morning show, which now has new hosts, a new set and a new focus: more hard news, less soft entertainment. TV critic David Bianculli says the new format works — as long as the network makes good on its news-oriented focus.
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Hollywood Writer Extols Black Woman's Perspective

One of the most powerful writers and producers in Hollywood is black, female, middle-aged and Muslim. Mara Brock Akil produces, along with her husband The Game -- one of the biggest hit TV shows on cable. Last year, the couple collaborated on the film Jumping the Broom.

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