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ABC's Kimmel To Compete Against Late-Night Kings

Huge changes are coming to the world of late-night TV: ABC's Jimmy Kimmel is getting a better time slot, comedian Arsenio Hall will host a show again and NBC's Jay Leno took a pay cut to avoid further layoffs. Kimmel will compete against Leno and David Letterman.
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Jessica Lange, Back In Black For 'Horror Story'

NPR's Neda Ulaby talks to the American Horror Story star and show creator Ryan Murphy about horror as metaphor, and what's in store in Season 2.
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What's For Dinner? Fueling A Presidential Debate

Both candidates fueled up on potatoes and meat last night as they prepared for the debate at separate Marriotts near Hofstra University. But did what they choose to eat help their performance? We asked an expert to weigh in.
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TV Westerns Prove The West Is Still Fun

While gritty TV Westerns like AMC's Hell on Wheels may be historically accurate, they often lack substance and fall victim to generic tropes. But as Eric Deggans argues, more modern Westerns like CBS' Vegas and A&E's Longmire make the West wild again with a dash of fun and style.
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Has Teen Courtship Gone Wild?

A Virginia teenager recently had a pilot fly a helicopter over his high school to ask a girl to a dance. Some say these spectacles are out of control but others ask, "why not?" Host Michel Martin leads a parenting panel on the costs of teen courtship with TV critic Eric Deggans, psychologist John Duffy, and blogger Carol Cain Alvarez.
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A Judge Dismisses 'The Bachelor' Discrimination Lawsuit, But Not Its Concerns

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit yesterday that claimed that The Bachelor discriminates against people of color. But the fact that the case was dismissed doesn't mean the conversation is over.

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