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NBC's 'Peter Pan' Draws In 9 Million Viewers (Hate-Watchers Included)

TV critic Eric Deggans debriefs with Audie Cornish about Thursday night's live performance of the musical, Peter Pan, on NBC.
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Hate The Idea Of 'Peter Pan Live'? NBC Is Counting On It

NBC's Peter Pan Live! production seems to be utterly in earnest — but TV critic Eric Deggans wonders if the show will need a viewership boost from critics snarking on Twitter to really succeed.
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Peter Pan's Magic Is In The Pixie Dust

NBC is airing a live version of Peter Pan on Thursday, nearly 60 years after the first live telecast. Critic David Bianculli says the cast and the revival of the medium are genius.
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Mexican TV Icon Roberto Gómez Bolaños Dies At 85

The a popular Mexican comedic actor and screenwriter known by the nickname "Chespirito," has died after a long illness. He was 85 years old.
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Mexican TV Icon Roberto Gómez Bolaños Dies At 85

The actor, writer and director was a staple of Mexican television comedies and children's programs for decades.
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Diversity On 'The Walking Dead' Wasn't Always Handled Well

AMC's hit zombie drama The Walking Dead airs its midseason finale Sunday. It's now one of TV's most diverse shows, but critic Eric Deggans says it hasn't always served non-white characters well.
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Christmas Bells Are Ringing, And Cable Holiday Movies Are Unrelenting

Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.
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Cable News Channel Fusion Searches For Its Audience

ABC and Univision launched Fusion a year ago. The channel was designed to appeal to young Hispanics who consume content in English. Fusion pivoted immediately, hoping to appeal to all millennials.
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'Getting On' Star Niecy Nash: 'I Never Wanted To Be Funny'

Nash says it took her a long time to see her comedic side as a gift, but she finally embraced it. Now her role as Nurse DiDi in the HBO comedy series has opened the door to more serious opportunities.
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Mike Nichols, Award-Winning Director Of 'The Graduate,' 'Silkwood,' Dies

Mike Nichols was an ultimate Hollywood insider who won every major show business award directing for stage, film and TV. But his life in America began as an outsider immigrant from Germany.

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