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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:41:00 -0400In the 1950s, the television producer captivated audiences with the hit game show Twenty-One. Freedman later admitted that he had given questions and answers to contestants in advance.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:58:00 -0400For Black women, there is an added benefit to watching Tracy's weirdness in Netflix's hit show in all its glory.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:07:31 -0400A tiny, hard-to-find storefront in Brooklyn is home to the darkly whimsical world of a most unusual candy maker. Eugene J. studied chemical engineering before opening an experimental candy shop.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:01:00 -0400Mona Haydar calls her music "resistance music" because it celebrates diversity and calls for women to be "unapologetic about who they are."
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:44:00 -0400The former child star who played Joanie Cunningham on the sitcoms Happy Days and its spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, has died, according to authorities in Indiana.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:11:39 -0400"The Science Guy" dons his lab coat and bow tie uniform yet again, this time, in a a new political context. In his new Netflix series, Nye tackles climate change deniers and beyond.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:42:00 -0400This week's show combines a chat about The Fate Of The Furious that we had with Gene Demby and Chris Klimek and a discussion of clapbacks and feuds from our Chicago live show, led off by Sam Sanders.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:51:00 -0400Hawkins auditioned for his first acting gig at the Kennedy Center when he was 9 years old. Now he's the star of the action drama series 24: Legacy, and he's also appearing in a Broadway play.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400The Simpsons has won tons of TV awards in its 30-year run. But the sitcom's music has had its share of success on the Billboard charts, too.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:54:00 -0400Young Muslims find a middle ground for fostering romantic relationships between what is permissible and what is forbidden.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:01:00 -0400In the HBO movie, Oprah Winfrey stars as the daughter of Henrietta Lacks who, with help from a reporter, finds out that her mother's cells are being used as the basis for medical research.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:32:00 -0400For a new word to enter the dictionary, it must meet three criteria: widespread use, sustained use and meaningful use. Merriam-Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper explains the process in Word by Word.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:32:00 -0400A botched theft leads to murder in Fargo's third season, and Bill Nye offers up science for adults in his new Netflix series. TV critic David Bianculli reviews both.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:07:00 -0400For 30 years Bart, Marge, Homer, Lisa, Maggie and the other citizens of Springfield have entertained people around the world. The Simpsons also created a path for many other animated sitcoms.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:18:00 -0400While musicals have good pop-culture presence in many cases, plays tend not to. But in an environment that has embraced idiosyncratic and complicated TV, there's no better time to change that.