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Shifting Cultural Norms, From "Duck Dynasty" To "Happy Holidays"

From anti-gay comments from the star of "Duck Dynasty" to a campaign to halt the "War on Christmas," we explore shifting cultural norms and the language of inclusiveness.

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Don't Call Him Theo: Malcolm-Jamal Warner On Life After 'Cosby'

Malcolm-Jamal Warner famously played Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show. Now he's starring in a new stage production of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Warner talks to NPR's David Greene about his audition for the part of Theo, what he learned from Bill Cosby and how his new play differs from the 1967 movie that inspired it.
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Don't Know What To Watch On TV? We've Got You Covered

NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans has suggestions for TV to watch in January, including Justified on F/X, True Detective on HBO, and Episodes on Showtime.
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Fielder Offers Absurd Marketing Advice On Comedy Central

On Comedy Central, the reality show Nathan for You features a mild-mannered Canadian giving small-business owners outrageous marketing advice. In one episode, Nathan Fielder tries to get 40 maids to clean one house in six minutes.
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Malcolm Jamal Warner On Growing Up On 'The Cosby' Show'

Actor Malcolm Jamal Warner may be best known for his role as Theo on The Cosby Show. Now he's starring in a stage production based on the 1967 film, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner. In the first of a two-part interview, David Greene talks to Warner about coming of age on The Cosby Show.
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'Fresh Prince' Actor James Avery Dead At 68

James Avery, the actor who played the Honorable Philip Banks — also known as Uncle Phil — on the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died.
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Murderous Intent: Go Ahead, Kill That High-Profile TV Character

The death of a major character is a way to reset the table for a series in the modern era of quality television, opening up new storylines or new characters.
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Has Tim Tebow Found His Right Place At ESPN?

The quarterback won fans across the nation a few years back, but hasn't been able to build a solid NFL career. He'll be a college football analyst on TV. Does that sound like the right move for him?
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'Big Bang Theory' Owes Its Success To Classic TV

As 2013 ends, many TV critics are filling their best-of lists with unconventional comedies like Netflix's Orange is the New Black. But our critic says his pick is this year's highest-rated television comedy, rooted in the style of old-school TV classics.
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2013 Offered Up More TV Cast Diversity, Foreign Shows

The year 2013 offered a wealth of quality television programming — which can't be said of every year. Looking back at the year in television, a few trends stand out: more diversity in prime time offerings, critics and audiences found a lot to love in foreign offerings, and streaming services continued to encroach on cable.

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