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Beyond The Oscars: A Look At Racial Diversity In Hollywood

The lack of diversity among Oscar nominees has ignited a conversation about race in Hollywood. A look at the push to include a wider variety of voices, and why some argue more diverse films will benefit the industry’s bottom line.

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FCC Wants To Force Cable Companies, And Their Set-Top Boxes, To Adapt

A proposal being launched Thursday could result in boxes that subscribers could buy, not just rent, and that could provide streaming online content alongside traditional cable channels.
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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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