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Without Giving Too Much Away, Here's What We Can Say About 'Mad Men'

The AMC period drama returns Sunday, with the usual shroud of secrecy that makes it difficult — but not impossible — to review. Fresh Air critic David Bianculli does his best.
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Stephen Colbert: The End Of One Joke, The Start Of Many More

Eric Deggans looks at the move by Stephen Colbert from the show he does in character on Comedy Central to CBS late night.
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Colbert Plans To Take Up The Late Night Mic For CBS

CBS announced that comedian Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as a late night host on the network. Letterman, who turns 67 on Saturday, announced his retirement last week.
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Sex, Style And Success In 'An African City'

If you miss the HBO hit show Sex and the City, there's the new web series, An African City. We get an inside look at its take on friendship and fashion with young women looking for love in Ghana.
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Stephen Colbert Will Take Over 'Late Show'

The Comedy Central star will sit behind the desk after David Letterman retires next year, CBS announced Thursday.
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Edie Falco On Sobriety, The Sopranos, And Nurse Jackie's Self-Medication

Falco plays ER nurse Jackie Peyton, who is competent at her high-stress job but struggles with addiction. The sixth season of Nurse Jackie begins Sunday on Showtime.
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Will 'House Of Cards' Leave Maryland? At Least One Lawmaker Isn't Worried

Maryland Senate President Mike Miller says he isn't losing sleep over whether the Netflix series could leave Maryland.
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'Parenthood' Is Hard, But NBC Gets This Family Drama Right

Critic David Bianculli says family dramas have always been one of television's most difficult genres to do properly — without getting too sweet, too overwrought, or too predictable.
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Chunk Of 'House of Cards' Maryland Tax Credit Fails In Final Hour

Maryland lawmakers stumbled in the final minutes of the legislative session Monday night, leaving $3.5 million of a proposed $18.5 million tax credit on the table that is aimed at keeping Netflix's 'House of Cards' from leaving the state.

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Mickey Rooney, All-American Boy For More Than 90 Years, Dies

Bob Mondello offers an appreciation of the career of Mickey Rooney, who died at 93.

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