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'SNL' Looks To Add Black Woman To Comedy Show's Cast

Saturday Night Live reportedly has held special auditions for black women. There are currently no black females in the cast.
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Our Favorite TV Parties

How does your holiday party stack up against TV's best? NPR's Rachel Martin takes a look at some of TV's most memorable parties, from Elaine's office party on Seinfeld to the Huxtable's anniversary party on The Cosby Show.
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Screening Room: Who Might Be The Next Black Actress On 'SNL'?

The Internet is buzzing with news of "secret" Saturday Night Live auditions for black female cast members. We've collected YouTube clips from some of the rumored hopefuls.
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Golden Globe Nominees: 'An Embarrassment Of Riches'

Thanks to films like 'Twelve Years A Slave,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and 'Fruitvale Station,' it's been said that 2013 was the 'Year of the Black film.' But do the Golden Globe nominations support that? Host Michel Martin finds out more from Grantland's film critic Wesley Morris.
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American Dazzles Judges On 'Arabs Got Talent'

One of the contenders on the popular TV show Arabs Got Talent was blond 23-year-old Jennifer Grout, a classically trained singer from Boston.
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After A Full Fall, A Few New TV Choices To Tide You Over

November is over and so is the big fall TV season. But there are bright gifts among the off-season also-rans, including TNT's Mob City and a French series about the undead.
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The Intended Madness Of Comic Eric Andre's 'Anti-Talk Show'

With an unstable host, a reluctant sidekick and a house band oblivious to its surroundings, The Eric Andre Show has been described as "the weirdest show on TV." For all its inappropriateness, the show has generated a rabid fan base and has been renewed for a third season.
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Gillian Anderson On 'The Fall' And Getting Arrested In High School

The X-Files actor's latest project is a British police procedural in which she plays the enigmatic Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson. Anderson tells NPR's Scott Simon what drew her to Gibson as a character, and how her London roots contributed to her fateful nomination as most likely to get arrested in high school.
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Delightful 'Six By Sondheim' Leaves You Wanting Six More

HBO's new TV special is part biography, part music-appreciation lesson and part performance piece. Critic David Bianculli says it's a superbly compiled work, overseen by two of the people most intimately familiar with the composer himself.
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NFL Thursday Matchup: 2 Losing Teams Will Still Get Ratings

This week's Thursday Night Football features two teams that are as far from great as you can get. The Houston Texas face the Jacksonville Jaguars. It may just be the worst matchup of the year.

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