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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:00 -0400Forty-five years ago The Waltons debuted on television. It chronicled a family living through the Great Depression and was based on the creator's early life in a tiny town in Virginia.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:14:00 -0400There's a common misconception (popularized by Ernest Hemingway) that Zelda Fitzgerald ruined her husband's life. The truth, Ricci says, is much more complicated.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400Maysaloun Hamoud's In Between highlights the challenges young Palestinian women face in Israel as they try to live amid contradictory expectations. Hamoud has received death threats since its release.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:01:00 -0400Latino players have long felt lost in translation in the minor and major leagues. How MLB is taking on this linguistic and cultural challenge.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:45:35 -0400Wright plays an FBI secretary who falls in love with an undercover Russian spy. She says Martha is "who we would all most likely be" if we found ourselves in the world of The Americans.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:14:00 -0400This week, we visit the new Disney live-action adaptation of Beauty And The Beast, and we all report back from Austin about the happenings at South By Southwest.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400Comedian Negin Farsad traveled all over the U.S. to clear up misconceptions about Islam while making people laugh. She calls this form of activism "social justice comedy."
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400Maysoon Zayid teases herself for all the ways she's different: she has cerebral palsy, she's Muslim, she's Palestinian. By making us laugh at it, she gets us to think about acceptance.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400For six seasons, Konner has been a sort of den mother to the show's millennial actresses. Today, she and Girls creator Lena Dunham are creative partners and best friends.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:04:00 -0400Ukraine is hosting the annual Eurovision Song Contest this May, which includes entrants from countries around the world. But Ukraine has banned Russia's singer from entering the country.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:40:00 -0400Participants in the British show Eden spent a year in the remote Scottish highlands, living off their will and wits with cameras rolling. The only problem? No episodes have aired since August.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:53:00 -0400Barris, who died Tuesday in New York, created The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and The Gong Show, and later wrote the autobiography, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Originally broadcast in 1986.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:38:00 -0400The new Fox show Shots Fired follows two investigators looking into a police shooting where a black cop kills an unarmed white man. It's one of a handful of new network shows that are about policing.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:40:00 -0400Barris died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in Palisades, N.Y., according to publicist Paul Shefrin. Critics called Barris "The King of Schlock" or "The Baron of Bad Taste."