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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.
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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

This weekend, an eight-hour remake of the 1977 miniseries begins airing on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. TV critic David Bianculli says the new Roots deserves to be seen and talked about.
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Marc Maron On Sobriety And Managing His 'Uncomfortable' Comfort Zone

The comic recently played out his own fictional relapse on his IFC show, Maron. He says relapse is "a very real fear of mine. I'm glad it happened in fiction and not in real life."
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From 'Apprentice' To 'MacGyver,' TV Raids Old Shows To Excite Advertisers

The TV networks recently tried to sell their new shows to advertisers at the 2016 upfronts. But most of the shows being sold are things you've already seen.
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From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation

After five seasons as Walt on Breaking Bad, Cranston reinvented himself as Lyndon B. Johnson in the play (and now the HBO film) All the Way. Originally broadcast March 27, 2014.
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CBS News Icon Morley Safer Dies At 84

CBS TV journalist Morley Safer died on Thursday after retiring earlier this month from the network. For a look back on Safer's career, Renee Montagne talks to 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager.
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TV Networks Hope To Lure Advertisers At Annual 'Upfronts'

This week, networks present their new fall shows and strategies at the annual upfronts, in the hopes of raking in an estimated $9 billion from advertisers. Reboots and remakes are prominent this year.
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Kenya Barris On 'Black-ish' And What Kids Lose When They Grow Up With More

Barris' ABC comedy series was inspired by his own family experiences. He says the show is about "raising your kids in a different environment than you were accustomed to being raised in."
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Racing Toward TV's Future, Late-Night Shows Shift To Anytime Social Media

Late-night talk shows are focusing on increasing their Web audiences with segments like "Carpool Karaoke" and "Lip Sync Battle." TV critic David Bianculli says the changes are exciting.
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Ratings Gold? Fox To Air Megyn Kelly's Interview With Trump Tonight

Donald Trump has publicly attacked Megyn Kelly, a rising star at Fox News, for months. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Tucker Carlson of the Daily Caller and co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend for a preview.

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