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New Set Of TV Shows Tackle Complexities Of Religion

NPR reviews the set of new TV shows that all have religious faith as a central theme. Just how does TV deal with that in 2016? The shows are Of Kings and Prophets and The Real O'Neals on ABC, The Path on Hulu and The Passion on Fox.
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Sarah Paulson Strives To 'Get It Right' As O.J. Simpson Prosecutor

The actress set out to portray Marcia Clark in a "truthful way" in FX's The People v. O.J. Simpson. "I read, watched and listened to any and everything I could get my hands on," Paulson says.
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Female Farmers Find Fame And Fortune On Reality TV Show

How fast can you vaccinate a goat? That's one of the challenges in "Female Food Heroes," a contest in Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia.
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New TV Drama Recounts Heroic Escapes On The Underground Railroad

The multilayered thriller follows a group of enslaved people as they escape a Georgia plantation. Co-creator Joe Pokaski says the Underground Railroad may be America's "most heroic story never told."
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There Are Times When Journalists Must Take A Stand, Jorge Ramos Says

Steve Inskeep talks to Univision anchor Jorge Ramos about his book, Take A Stand: Lessons From Rebels. Ramos will be one of the moderators at Wednesday's Washington Post-Univision Democratic debate.
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James Corden Conquers YouTube With 'Carpool Karaoke'

The British comedian and Late Late Show host hit big with his star-studded carpool singalong videos. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Corden about how it all started — and singing with Justin Bieber.
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PBS Turns The Lights Out At 'Downton Abbey'

After six seasons, the period drama Downton Abbey aired its last new episode on Sunday night. The show was the most popular drama in PBS history.
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VICE's Latest Cable Ventures

VICE TV is a new cable channel. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans and producer Andrew Limbong tell us what they think of three of the new shows from the "hip" news outlet.
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'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Challenges Stereotypes One Song At A Time

The show follows a woman who dreams of getting back together with her summer camp boyfriend. Co-creator Rachel Bloom says it's about "deconstructing people and finding the truth beneath tropes."
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C Is For 'Condemned': A Nun Looks Back On 47 Years Of Unholy Filmmaking

A new Turner Classic Movies series honors films that were deemed salacious, immoral or downright lewd by the Catholic Legion of Decency. Condemned is hosted by respected critic Sister Rose Pacatte.

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