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Show On ABC Is Part Of Disney's Effort To Revive Muppet Franchise

ABC announced that it's bringing back the Muppets. Kermit, Miss Piggy and friends will star in a new series this fall. The original Muppet Show ran from 1976 to 1981.
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Just How Do 'Thomas & Friends' Drive Sodor's Economy?

On the 70th anniversary of the books that spawned Thomas The Tank Engine, NPR's Elizabeth Blair considers the economic model of Thomas's home island of Sodor, and its elaborate railway system.

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Fox Announces 'American Idol' To End After 15 Seasons

Ahead of its fall programming presentation to advertisers, Fox announced Monday that the 15th season of American Idol, which will begin in January 2016, will be the last.
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'American Idol' To End After 15 Seasons

The once dominant TV show American Idol will end after this coming season.
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The End Of 'American Idol'

Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.
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In 'Rise Of Animals,' Sir David Attenborough Tells Story Of Vertebrates

The 89-year-old British naturalist's two-part special explores fossil evidence on how evolution moved past bugs and worms and trilobites, and how the Chinese are helping fill gaps in that knowledge.
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ABC Brings Muppets Back To Prime Time As News Emerges About Fall Shows

TV networks officially reveal fall schedules next week, but word has already spread on some new shows and cancellations. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says early trends include more diversity, big names.
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'Mad Men' Creator On Don Draper's Losses And The End Of The Road

With just two episodes to go until the AMC series wraps for good, showrunner Matthew Weiner talks about the state of his main character's career and family life — and what the show is all about.
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The Allure Of Gore: 'Walking Dead' Producer On Zombies And Mean Tweets

The AMC series' habit of killing off characters without warning has led to explosions of fan grief and rage on social media. Much of the audience's ire has landed on Scott M. Gimple.
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Meet The Power Couple Behind 'The Good Wife'

Robert and Michelle King, the real-life husband and wife team who created the CBS show, say that when it came to creating the series' main character, it was a question of art imitating life.

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