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Former 'Tonight Show' Host Drops By To Tell Some Jokes

Jay Leno returned to The Tonight Show Wednesday night. Current host Jimmy Fallon turned over the monologue to the former host, who took the chance to comment on the presidential campaign.
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Late Night Hosts Respond To Orlando Tragedy With Heartfelt Monologues

Late night talk show hosts responded to the tragic events in Orlando in a variety of ways. Many chose to dedicate time in their monologues to the tragedy, thus taking on the role news anchors once had dominion over.
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New 5-Part Series Considers The 'Perfect Perversity' Of The O.J. Simpson Case

"He was acquitted of the crime he was guilty of and convicted of a crime he's innocent of," says legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin. He and director Ezra Edelman discuss O.J.: Made in America.
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Regina King Reigns In Hollywood

The actress has successfully navigated working both in front of and behind the camera. She's won an Emmy for her television work, and she's in demand as a director on shows like Animal Kingdom.
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Aliens Attack And Congress Goes Extreme In CBS' Political Satire 'BrainDead'

The creators of The Good Wife mix comedy, politics and science fiction in their new summer series. TV critic David Bianculli says BrainDead is bizarre, fun and full of "intriguing little elements."
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On A Dark Day, The Tonys Double Down On Joy — And Pride

The shadow of a mass shooting in Orlando cast a pall over the 70th Annual Tony Awards broadcast, but host James Corden offered a spirited paean to "every Broadway would-be."
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Summer TV Preview: Which Shows Are Worth Staying Indoors?

A rush of new shows are coming to network, cable and streaming channels in June. We'll tell you what's worth tuning in to (or at least setting the DVR for) and when you should just go outside.
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'O.J.: Made In America' Charts Simpson's Rise And Fall

NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans says ESPN's new documentary series about O.J. Simpson is a detailed and revealing look at the football star turned murder suspect's life.
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Time For A New Leader At Viacom, Former CEO Tom Freston Says

The fight for control of Viacom is playing out like a soap opera. Ex-Viacom CEO Tom Freston says current CEO Philippe Dauman is running the company aground in an effort to prop up stock value.
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In HBO's 'Silicon Valley,' The Comedy Is Inspired By Real-Life Tech Culture

Creator Mike Judge, co-showrunner Alec Berg and actor Thomas Middleditch discuss their series, Silicon Valley. Berg, who has family working in tech, says he has "nerd cred" in his bones.

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