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It's Official: Brian Williams Out As 'NBC Nightly News' Anchor

He's being replaced by interim anchor Lester Holt. Williams will return to MSNBC, where he was an anchor from 1996 to 2004. There, he will anchor breaking news and special reports, the network said.
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Reports: Brian Williams Out As 'Nightly News' Anchor But Will Stay With NBC

Several reports indicate Brian Williams will remain at NBC but will no longer anchor the Nightly News. Williams was suspended after it turned out some of the stories he told about himself were false.
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Report: Brian Williams Out As Anchor, But Will Stay With NBC

CNN and other news organizations report Williams will shift over to MSNBC, where he'll cover breaking news, while Lester Holt will remain as anchor of NBC Nightly News.
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HBO's New Sunday Lineup Is Full Of Pleasant Surprises

Ballers feels like the football equivalent of the hip-hop world of Empire, and The Brink is reminiscent of Dr. Strangelove, but has its own modern take on the nonsense of war.
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Amazon's 'Catastrophe' Isn't One — Unlike Some TV Rom-Coms

Amazon on Friday debuts a comedy about an American man and Irish woman united by an unexpected pregnancy. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's a wonderful, fresh vision of romance on TV.
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Monica Lewis, Voice Of Chiquita Banana Commercials, Dies

Monica Lewis, a singer and actress who was best known as the voice of a popular series of animated commercials for Chiquita bananas, died Friday at 93.
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Fans Obsessed With 'Game Of Thrones' Seek Parallels In Spanish Politics

"Winter is coming" to Spain this summer. That's a reference to HBO's Game of Thrones, which is partly filmed there, and a popular slogan for a left-wing, grass-roots political party.
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Shooting Barbs At The Stars: Kathy Griffin On Comedy And Intolerance

The comedian says she doesn't hold back in her biting humor, but she does try to evolve with the times. She isn't calling herself an "F-word hag" these days — but she will joke about Caitlyn Jenner.
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German Cold War Drama Comes To American TV

The German TV show Deutschland '83, about spies in East Germany during the Cold War, premieres on American television soon. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with its creators, Anna and Joerg Winger.
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Strange Magic Bubbles Up In New 'Mr Norrell' Adaptation

Susanna Clarke's best-selling fantasy debut, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, envisioned a mismatched pair of wizards caught up in the Napoleonic Wars. It's now been made into a seven-part TV series.

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