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PBS To Air Eddie Murphy Receiving The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor went to comedian Eddie Murphy this year. Monday night, PBS will air Murphy's first jokes for an audience in 28 years, delivered during his acceptance speech.
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Project Runway Star Shakes Up Plus-Size Industry

Ashley Nell Tipton is the winning designer in the latest season of Project Runway. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with her about what her win means for the plus-size fashion industry.
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'Scandal' Abortion Storyline Marks Bold Move For Network Television

The winter season finale for the hit ABC TV show, Scandal, featured the lead character seemingly getting an abortion. That's highly unusual for network television and an invitation to controversy.
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'Scandal' Finale Stirs Up Controversy

Fans express support as well as opposition after the lead character of the hit ABC drama is shown undergoing an emotional procedure.
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The Next 'Law & Order?' 'Chicago' Series Take Over TV With New Franchise

NBC's Chicago franchise grew this week with the premiere of Chicago Med. NPR explores whether it can be the next ER and whether executive producer Dick Wolf, who built the Law & Order empire, can do it again with the Chicago shows.
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Amazon's 'High Castle' Offers A Chilling Alternate History Of Nazi Triumph

The Man in the High Castle, a new Amazon Prime series set in 1962, takes place in an America occupied by German and Japanese forces. Critic David Bianculli calls the show "breathtakingly original."
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Charlie Sheen Says He's HIV-Positive, Paid To Keep It A Secret

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans about the actor's announcement that he is HIV-positive. Sheen said he has paid millions to keep his health issue a secret for years.
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CBS Holds 2 Show Episodes Because Of Paris Attacks

The attacks prompted the network to put off an episode of Supergirl — the story revolved around a bombing. NCIS: LA will makes changes to an episode about a young girl recruited by terrorists.
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Aziz Ansari's Show Gives Me Pause About Being An Indian Dad In America

The U.S.-born creator of Master of None loved working with his Indian folks. But as the father of a 6-year-old, I worry that family ties here aren't as strong as in my homeland.
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Video: 'Fresh Off The Boat' Writer Nahnatchka Khan Tells Stories From The Inside Out

Nahnatchka Khan writes scripts that focus on real-life experiences. There are thousands of stories to tell, and she says Fresh Off the Boat is just the beginning.

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