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New 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Tries Out Jokes About Racism, Ebola

The South African comic, who assumes the reins of the Comedy Central series on Sept. 28, did a show in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Here's a sample of his comedy stylings.
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'I Am Cait' Review: Brave, Tasteful — And Kind Of Boring

I Am Cait, the E! Entertainment reality show about Caitlyn Jenner, premieres Sunday night. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Slate TV critic Willa Paskin about the show.
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Want To Get Inside Your Favorite Show? Go To Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con is the sweet spot for immersive marketing, a form of advertising involving elaborate experiences that let fans feel like they're inside their favorite games, movies and shows.
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Syfy's 'Sharknado 3' Fails At Being Really Good Bad Television

Syfy debuts the third installment in its disaster movie spoof franchise. But it isn't fun to watch — even ironically — and the film falls short, even as it inspires imitators on other channels.
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Bill Cosby Deposition Offers New Clues About Possible Sexual Abuse

A nearly 1,000 page deposition from 2006 provides new information about comedian Bill Cosby's pattern of possible sexual abuse against dozens of women. But why hasn't he been prosecuted yet?
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Once Immune To Cord-Cutting, 'King Of Live Sports' Finds Throne Shaken

Even as other channels tried to adapt to a new TV landscape, ESPN seemed to be impervious for one reason: People want to watch sports live. But ESPN has shed 3.2 million subscribers since May 2014.
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From Adman To Stand-Up: Jim Gaffigan's Transition Took A Few Good Naps

The comedian once worked in advertising — until he got caught dozing on the job. So, he took his savings and stepped on stage. Still, it was years before he hit his big break: a gig on the Late Show.
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Turkish TV Travels Far As Craze For Dramas Goes Global

The Turkish television industry is booming. Audience numbers spike at the end of Ramadan, when viewers around the world tune in in massive numbers — but there's year-round enthusiasm, too.
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Cosby, In Sworn Deposition, Says He Paid Women To Keep Affairs Secret

In a New York Times exclusive based on new documents related to a 2005 case, the comedian presents himself "as an unapologetic, cavalier playboy."
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Emmy Nominations For 'Transparent,' Tatiana Maslany Showcase New Talent

Nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday. The field of contenders shows a welcome turn toward recognizing new talent and new sources for TV.

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