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YouTube Introduces Teens To Carol Burnett's Show

Saturday night on CBS in 1973: All In The Family, M*A*S*H, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show and The Carol Burnett Show. The pioneering comedienne was a capstone of American television for more than a decade. Now, a new DVD collection compiles 16 of Carol Burnett's favorite episodes.
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Big Bird Makes A Campaign Appearance

The Sesame Street character is getting lots of newfound attention since Mitt Romney brought up federal funding for PBS in Wednesday's debate.
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Egypt's State TV At A Crossroads After Mubarak

Change is in the air at Egypt's state-run television. It is no longer the mouthpiece of a dictator, but there's a fight for leadership and editorial direction.
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Holmes Carves African-American Spot In Late Night

T.J. Holmes has spent more than a decade in journalism, but now he's turning his sights to late night with a new show called Don't Sleep! The show began broadcasting on BET this week. Holmes sits down with host Michel Martin to discuss his career and hope to bring a fresh perspective to late night talk.
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Political Ad Wars Fought On New Battlegrounds

NPR's Ari Shapiro spent a week in one city in a battleground state, Colorado Springs, where campaign spending has tripled since 2008. He discovered how it's changing, and the campaign strategy behind targeting specific ads for specific markets in hopes of winning over undecided voters.
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Damian Lewis On The Conflicts And Complexities Of 'Homeland'

Damian Lewis is a newly minted Emmy winner for his role as Nicholas Brody on Showtime's tense spy thriller Homeland.
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Fall TV's Returning Series: A Cause To Rejoice

Showtime's Homeland, which swept this year's Emmy Awards, returns this weekend — as does another Showtime drama, Dexter. Critic David Bianculli says there's a rich bounty of returning series — and Homeland is the "most topical and meaningful drama on television."

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