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TV Networks Hope Familiar Faces Bring Viewers To New Fall Shows

On Sunday's Weekend Edition, a discussion about the familiar faces coming to fall television, including Matthew Perry, Connie Britton, and Vanessa Williams.
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Channel Surfing With Hank Stuever

We move the water cooler buzz about what you're watching - or not - on television to the air with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever.

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TV Networks Try To Sell Advertisers On Fall Lineups

David Greene talks to reporter Kim Masters about some of the new TV shows coming out of this year's upfront presentations. The upfronts are when the networks present their fall lineups to advertisers and media. Masters is covering the upfronts for The Hollywood Reporter.
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Networks Hope Comedy Will Be King Of TV This Fall

This week, the big broadcast TV networks are in New York City to sell their new shows to the ad buyers. Melissa Block talks to TV critic Eric Deggans about the shows we'll see in the fall.
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Yul Kwon, From Bullying Target To Reality TV Star

Korean-American Yul Kwon went from being bullied in school, to being named one of People magazine's 'Sexiest Men Alive.' The Yale-educated lawyer catapulted to stardom when he won the reality TV show Survivor. He talks with host Michel Martin about his efforts to change the game for Asians and how they're reflected in media.
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C-SPAN'S Brian Lamb

C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb has always wanted to give the American public insight into the process of governing and access to people in power. We talk with Lamb about what he's achieved so far and what's next.

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Pounding Away At America's Obesity Epidemic

One-third of Americans today are obese, and another third are overweight. A new HBO documentary series, The Weight of the Nation, explores how our country got this way and what can be done to tackle the growing national health crisis.

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