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Dad Rage Fuels The Comedy Of 'F Is For Family'

The animated Netflix series features an often-frustrated patriarch named Frank Murphy. Comic and co-creator Bill Burr says the show is inspired by his own childhood stories.
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You're Never Too Young To Be A 'Comeback Kid'

Comedian John Mulaney is only 33, but he's already had an Emmy nomination and a failed sitcom — so he decided it would be amusingly on-the-nose to name his new Netflix special The Comeback Kid.
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Jimmy Fallon, 'The Force Awakens' Cast Sing 'Star Wars' Medley

A young jedi named Jimmy Fallon gathered Star Wars cast members, the Tonight Show band, The Roots — along with Chewie and some droids. Their weapon: a capella.
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Why The Politics Of The 'Star Wars' Universe Makes No Sense

Seriously, do you understand how the Galactic Senate functioned?
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Encouraging TV Binge Watching May Backfire On Advertisers

Research finds that viewers who binge watch are less engaged with ads than viewers who watch TV shows periodically. We explore the psychological reasons why binge watchers are less interested in ads.
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John Powers' List Of Books, CDs And DVDs He Wishes He Had Reviewed In 2015

Every year, critic John Powers finds himself compiling a list of praiseworthy work he's read, watched or heard that he neglected to mention on the radio. This year, he's sharing his "Ghost List."
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We Asked Young Muslim Women To Weigh In On 'Quantico"s Hijabi Character

Viewers say Nimah and Raina, twin sisters on ABC's Quantico, reflect the many ways one can be a Muslim woman in America today.
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'The 100' And Other Shows That Are Worth A Second Glance

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Variety TV critic Maureen Ryan about one of her favorite under the radar TV shows of the past year, the CW's "The 100."
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What You Might Be Missing On TV

As part of Weekend Edition's series on under-the-radar TV shows, NPR's Scott Simon talks to Hitfix TV critic Alan Sepinwall about one of his favorite shows this year: "Review" from Comedy Central.
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From Bollywood To Hollywood: Shattering Stereotypes On The Silver Screen

Priyanka Chopra is the first South Asian woman to play a lead in a network TV drama. She has an advocate in a venture capitalist who has made it her business to meld South Asian and U.S. pop culture.

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