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Ansari And Yang Explore The First-Generation Experience In 'Master Of None'

Parks and Recreation colleagues Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang bonded over their experiences as Asian-Americans living very different lives from their parents. Their new series is streaming on Netflix.
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Outside Money In Virginia's Elections: A Bellwether For 2016 And Beyond?

Special-interest money poured into General Assembly elections across Virginia this year, as outside groups tried to influence races in several key districts. The glut of advertisements had mixed results, but experts say the tactics won't end anytime soon.

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New Research On Teens, Toddlers and Mobile Devices

One new study says teens spend nine hours a day using media. Another survey finds a surprising number of toddlers have their own iPad or smartphone. Diane and a panel of experts discuss the latest research on screen time and kids.

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Robinson's 'Boston Globe' Reporting Figures Into 2 Movies

Two major movies present dueling visions about the promise and perils of investigative reporting. Walter Robinson's reporting for the "Boston Globe" stands center stage in the film Spotlight.
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Fall TV: The Good, The Bad And The Inexplicable

With the fall TV season well underway, networks are making decisions on the future of their shows. What gets picked up? What gets canceled? TV critic Eric Deggans says quality isn't much of a factor.
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Jon Stewart Signs New 4-Year Deal With HBO

"Appearing on television 22 minutes a night clearly broke me," Stewart says. "I'm pretty sure I can produce a few minutes of content every now and again."
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Presidential Debate Quandary: What's At Stake For Networks And Candidates?

Republican presidential candidates are in a fury over the way debates have run this year. They are negotiating independent of the party with TV networks, making fairly specific editorial demands.
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How Empire's Fierce 'Cookie' Can Help Kick Imposter Syndrome

Feeling unworthy? Channel a powerful TV character to gain your confidence. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jazmine Hughes, of the New York Times Magazine about dressing as Cookie from TV's Empire.
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Join Ussss ... Join Ussss ... For The Return Of 'Evil Dead'

Tonight, Starz debuts Ash vs Evil Dead, a horror comedy series that continues the story from the cult hit Evil Dead films. NPR's Eric Deggans talks to stars Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless.
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FXX Celebrates Halloween With 'The Simpsons' Treehouse Of Horror Marathon

FXX cable network is airing a week-long marathon of every episode of The Simpsons annual Halloween show, "Treehouse of Horror." It will culminate in a full day marathon of all 25 "Treehouse of Horror" episodes.

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