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NFL And DNC Compete For Prime Time Viewers

Robert Siegel speaks with Eric Deggans, pop culture critic for the Tampa Bay Times, about the TV ratings for the NFL kickoff Thursday night versus the Democratic Convention coverage.
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TV Writers Script Safe Sex 'Product Placement'

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that has worked to get messages about teen pregnancy and safe sex onto hundreds of TV shows.
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Michael Strahan Bringing 'Booty' To Daytime TV?

New shows are hitting the airwaves this fall. Steve Harvey and Katie Couric are debuting talk shows. Former NFL star Michael Strahan brings his own style and flavor of comedy to Live with Kelly and Michael. Host Michel Martin checks in with Tampa Bay Times TV critic Eric Deggans.
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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Was A 'Gentle Giant'

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 54 years old. Duncan was nominated for an Oscar for his work in The Green Mile.
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Ex-NFL Star Strahan Joins 'Live! With Kelly'

Michael Strahan, who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, has won the job to be Kelly Ripa's co-host on daytime TV. He'll also continue to be on Fox NFL Sunday.
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'It's A Grind': An NFL Player's Struggle For Survival

To call Ross Ventrone's career as an NFL defensive back unstable is an understatement. He's been hired, promoted, or fired by the New England Patriots no fewer than 29 times in two years.
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Meet The Brains Behind "Bones"

Forensic anthropologist and novelist Kathy Reichs writes what she knows: bones and crime. Reichs discusses her new novel Bones are Forever," and her work for the TV series "Bones" both of which star her fictional alter-ego, the scientist crime-solver Temperance Brennan.

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