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New Comedy 'Schitt's Creek' From Canada Is A Reboot Of 'Green Acres'

The sitcom on Pop network is about a wealthy family that is thrust into poverty. Their interactions with the locals is the main story, and the main source of comedy — and it's worth checking out.
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Ed Sabol, Founder Of NFL Films, Dies At 98

Ed Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his tenure at NFL Films, from 1964-1995, the organization won 52 Emmy Awards.
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Graphic Novelist Adrian Tomine Takes On The Notorious Long Duk Dong

The cartoonist shared how the cartoonish Sixteen Candles character affected him IRL.
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Korean Dictator, All-American Dad: One Actor's 'Very Unique Year'

When Randall Park realized how important the sitcom Fresh Off The Boat was going to be, he got cold feet — until the real-life Eddie Huang talked him down. Then came the storm over The Interview.
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NBC's Brian Williams To Temporarily Step Away From Anchor Desk

The anchor, who apologized for misremembering that a helicopter he was traveling during the 2003 invasion of Iraq had been fired on, said he would return to hosting the Nightly News "in a few days."
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Family Flees To 'Schitt's Creek' — That's 'Schitt' With A C

Eugene Levy and his son, Daniel Levy, star in Schitt's Creek on the CBC and Pop TV. The Levys talk with NPR's Scott Simon about the comedy, family dynamics and what it's like to work together.
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Missing Your 'Breaking Bad' Fix? 'Better Call Saul' Will Hit The Spot

This Sunday, AMC debuts Better Call Saul, the backstory behind Breaking Bad drug kingpin lawyer Saul Goodman. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the show's so good, TV lightning just might strike twice.
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Is Bruce Jenner Fervor Good For Trans Community?

Robert Siegel speaks with freelance journalist Parker Molloy about the notion of celebrity spokespeople and what it means (or doesn't) for trans individuals.
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Bob Odenkirk Brings Some Laughs To 'Breaking Bad'

Lawyer Saul Goodman knows how to bend the law, or break it, depending on his clients' needs. Odenkirk talks about playing the comedic character, and the origins of Saul's comb-over.
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Out Of The Shadows, TV Star Shines A Light On Immigration

Actress Diane Guerrero now stars on shows Jane the Virgin and Orange Is the New Black. But when she was a teenager, her parents were deported. She tells NPR's Michel Martin how it shaped her life.

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