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'Birdman' Wins Big On A Soggy Night At The Oscars

Sunday night's Oscars brought expected wins for actors like Julianne Moore and J.K. Simmons, and big awards for the quirky showbiz satire Birdman.
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Will The Next 'MacGyver' Be An Indian Woman?

Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.
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For Host Larry Wilmore, A Year Of 'Extraordinary' Highs And 'Humbling' Lows

Wilmore is still fine-tuning The Nightly Show, which fills the late-night spot on Comedy Central vacated by Stephen Colbert. The show launched just as Wilmore's 20-year marriage was coming to an end.
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As CBS' 'Two And A Half Men' Ends, Questions On How It Lasted So Long

CBS' Two and a Half Men ends a 12-season run tonight as TV's longest-running multicamera sitcom. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says some experts still struggle to explain the show's longtime success.
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Never Seen And Sometimes Barely Heard, Loopers Fill In Hollywood's Soundtrack

In movies, crowd noise, hospital waiting room chatter and barroom brawl sounds are created by voice actors called loopers. "If it's done right, you shouldn't even notice it," one sound mixer says.
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Watch This: The Akils On Black Film And TV You Can't Miss

The husband and wife team of Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil have created some of the most iconic African-American characters on television. This is their list of must-see shows and movies.
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'Through A Lens Darkly': Black Photography Fades Up To Joy

A documentary shares the good and bad of black history through photography.
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Gary Owens, 'Rowan And Martin's Laugh-In' Announcer, Dies

Owens, known for his baritone, parlayed his role on Laugh-In into a long career of voice-over work in more than a dozen movies and many TV shows. He was 80-years-old.
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See What 'Saturday Night Live' Looks Like The Rest Of The Week

Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th anniversary on Sunday. Throughout, the show's two photographers have been flies on the wall, capturing read-throughs, rehearsals and back-stage shenanigans.
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Miniseries Explores The Ugly Fallout Of A Disciplinary 'Slap'

In The Slap, NBC takes on the touchy issue of corporal punishment. The show begins at a Brooklyn barbecue with a dad hitting another parent's out-of-control 5-year-old.

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