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Cochran Would Be 'Leading The Charge' In Ferguson, Says Actor Courtney Vance

Actor Courtney B. Vance plays lawyer Johnnie Cochran in the FX miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson. "Finally, on the biggest stage, a black man worked the system," Vance says.
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Debating Change And Choice In The Cable Industry

A new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission is now seeking to disrupt the set-top box market.


2 Decades After O.J.'s Trial, FX Debuts 'The People V. O.J. Simpson'

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson begins Tuesday on FX. Based on Jeffrey Toobin's book, it's a behind-the-scenes series that stars Cuba Gooding Jr., John Travolta and Sarah Paulson.

'The People V. O.J. Simpson' Bursts With Sharp Scenes, Powerful Performances

FX resurrects the "trial of the century" in its new season of American Crime Story. Critic John Powers says every single episode "is an embarrassment of tawdry riches."

'American Crime Story' Finds Plenty Of New Material In 20-Year-Old O.J. Simpson Trial

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson starts Tuesday on FX. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans offers this review.

Following The Fad, Live 'Grease' Hits The Silver Screen

A new, live TV performance of the hit musical Grease airs this weekend. Rachel Martin talks about it with Linda Holmes, host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.

South Korea's Newest TV Stars Are North Korean Defectors

North Korean defectors star on talk shows, dating shows and compete in campy challenges. They're giving South Koreans an unprecedented glimpse of the North's experience. But it's not the full picture.

Barbershop: The New 'Birth Of A Nation,' Cam Newton And Beyonce

Blogger and writer Kara Brown, radio host Farajii Muhammad and The Root's Danielle Belton talk about the new film The Birth of a Nation, Cam Newton, and Beyonce and Chris Martin's new music video.

'Downton Abbey' Composer Explains Theme Choices

For six seasons, the elegant, orchestral tone of the beloved TV series has been set by Scottish composer John Lunn, who has won two Primetime Emmys for the show's music.

Carol Burnett: The 'Fresh Air' Interview

The Emmy Award-winning host of The Carol Burnett Show receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday. In 2003, Burnett spoke to Fresh Air about life and comedy.