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Billy Bush Is Ready for a Return to TV. Will Viewers Welcome Him Back?
Business, Today

A fireball producer is giving him a comeback chance while also trying to revive the tired celebrity news genre. It’s Mr. Bush’s first TV job since the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘On Becoming a God in Central Florida’ and ‘Jawline’
Arts, Today

Kirsten Dunst works her way up a cultlike pyramid scheme, and a 16-year-old tries to break into the influencer world in “Jawline.”

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‘Breaking Bad’ Movie, Starring Aaron Paul, Coming to Netflix in October
Arts, Yesterday

The film, called “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” will expand on the story of Jesse Pinkman, the excitable meth cook and former partner of Walter White.

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Toda la audacia de ‘Sexo en la ciudad’, pero en Senegal
en Español, Yesterday

Una serie creada y protagonizada por mujeres ha revolucionado la televisión en el país africano; ahora, con problemas de financiamiento y la desaprobación de los reguladores, enfrenta el reto de permanecer en pantalla.

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What’s on TV Saturday: A Motown Documentary and ‘Mapplethorpe’
Arts, Yesterday

Berry Gordy revisits his label’s influence, and Matt Smith portrays the iconic American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Hey, Lara Spencer, Ballet Is for Boys
Arts, August 23

When the “Good Morning America” host laughed at the idea of Prince George studying ballet, the dance world went online to educate her.

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Anna Torv of ‘Mindhunter’ on Playing It Cool, if Not Straight
Arts, August 23

The Australian actress talked about the protective stoicism of her closeted character and why even serial-killer shows shouldn’t hit you over the head.

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In ‘This Way Up,’ Aisling Bea Lets Everyone Be Complex
Arts, August 23

Bea discusses her new British comedy, which explores loneliness, codependence and the smaller ways politics impacts our lives.

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When It Comes to Dance, ‘Pose’ Never Stands Still
Arts, August 23

The show’s commitment extends beyond voguing and runway. It also has an unexpected modern-dance bent.

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Dan K. Webb Is Named Special Prosecutor in Jussie Smollett Case
Arts, August 23

Mr. Webb, a former United States attorney, will consider whether renewed charges against the actor are warranted.

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How Is the Hottest Comic in America Still Under the Radar?
Arts, August 23

Sebastian Maniscalco’s PG humor has gradually earned him a huge fan base, but hosting an MTV awards show is a different kind of gig.

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How Is the Hottest Comic in America Still Under the Radar?
Arts, August 23

Sebastian Maniscalco’s PG humor has gradually earned him a huge fan base, but hosting an MTV awards show is a different kind of gig.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ and ‘Uncle Vanya’
Arts, August 23

Stream the latest “Mission: Impossible.” Or, for something completely different, watch a well-received take on Chekhov.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, August 22

A foodie favorite returns. Or try an Australian family drama fans of “The Ice Storm” would appreciate.

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Streaming Video Will Soon Look Like the Bad Old Days of TV
Opinion, August 22

As media monoliths bundle their offerings, consumers will once again have to pay for a bunch of shows they don’t want.

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Kirsten Dunst Fights for Her Piece of the Pyramid Scheme
Arts, August 22

In Showtime’s satirical drama “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” a woman squares off with a crooked cult in a battle for the American dream.

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How Feist’s ‘1234’ Turned Into a ‘Sesame Street’ Blockbuster
Arts, August 22

The singer and songwriter’s 2008 appearance on the show brought her closer to 3-year-olds — and the Muppet Telly — than she ever imagined.

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Sounds of ‘Sesame Street’
Arts, August 22

Five are about “Rubber Duckie,” but he’s the one!

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New Cable Network for A.C.C. Heightens Arms Race in College Sports
Sports, August 22

The ACC Network is owned by ESPN with revenues and costs split with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Its launch comes against a backdrop of changing viewership and big money to air college sports.

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Bold Women. Scandalized Viewers. It’s ‘Sex and the City,’ Senegal Style.
World, August 22

A hit TV show that unapologetically portrays female sexuality has thrilled many Senegalese. Except those who want it taken off the air.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Flay List’ and ‘Hail Satan?’
Arts, August 22

Bobby Flay stars alongside his daughter in a show about New York cuisine. And the documentary “Hail Satan?” hits Hulu.

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Jack Perkins, NBC Reporter and ‘Biography’ Host, Dies at 85
Business, August 21

He was a familiar face on TV for more than two decades, covering the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and other big stories.

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Don’t Let Sean Spicer Tap-Dance Out of Infamy on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Arts, August 21

His casting on the ABC reality show makes political deception into a joke.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘American Factory’ and ‘School Girls’
Arts, August 21

A Netflix documentary looks at cultural and political complications at a glass factory. And an Off Broadway play is streaming.

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Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Loses More Advertisers
Business, August 20

Mr. Carlson still attracts a large audience, but his statements about women, immigrants and race have prompted calls from activists for advertiser boycotts.

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‘The Dark Crystal’ Returns on an Even Grander Scale
Arts, August 20

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” a 10-part Netflix series, is a prequel to Jim Henson’s 1982 puppet fantasy film.

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En ‘Diagnóstico: casos sin resolver’, todo el mundo puede hacer de detective médico
en Español, August 20

Una columnista de The New YorkTimes Magazine da crédito a Sherlock Holmes y a la colaboración abierta por ayudarla a resolver los misteriosos malestares de sus pacientes.

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En ‘Diagnóstico: casos sin resolver’, todo el mundo puede hacer de detective médico
en Español, August 20

Una columnista de The New York Times Magazine da crédito a Sherlock Holmes y a la colaboración abierta por ayudarla a resolver los misteriosos malestares de sus pacientes.

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Shelby Lyman, 82, Dies; Unlikely Star of a Fischer-Spassky Broadcast
Obituaries, August 20

Mr. Lyman was a high-ranked player who was drafted to provide live commentary of the celebrated chess match in 1972. The show became an improbable hit.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Pose’ and ‘Alternatino with Arturo Castro’
Arts, August 20

Catch the season finale of Ryan Murphy’s ballroom drama on FX, and Arturo Castro’s sketch comedy series on Comedy Central.

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‘Mindhunter’: What to Know and Read About the Killers in Real Life
Arts, August 19

Looking for more context on the Atlanta child murders? What about B.T.K.? Here’s some background, along with links to historical press coverage.

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How ‘Dear White People’ Season 3 Unpacks Race and #MeToo
Arts, August 19

The college campus satire attempts to reconcile two complicated histories, and mostly succeeds.

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James Corden to Remain as Host of ‘Late Late Show’ on CBS
Business, August 19

CBS said that it had extended the contract for the 12:30 a.m. host through 2022, despite less than stellar ratings.

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A ‘Soul Train’ Musical Sets Its Sights on Broadway
Theater, August 19

The production, inspired by the long-running television dance show, is aiming for a 2021 premiere.

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‘Murder, She Wrote’ & Me
Arts, August 19

As a kid, I didn’t get the appeal of Jessica Fletcher, the widowed detective played by Angela Lansbury. Then I grew up.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ and ‘Wall-E’
Arts, August 19

Stream Danny McBride’s new comedy series on HBO platforms. Or catch “Wall-E” on Freeform.

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‘Succession’ Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Opportunity Knocks Twice
Arts, August 18

Siobhan tries to play both sides, but she may be overestimating her leverage.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘City on a Hill’ and ‘Mindhunter’
Arts, August 18

The season finale of the Boston drama airs on Showtime, and F.B.I. agents investigate more sinister killers in the second season of “Mindhunter” on Netflix.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Amazing Jonathan Documentary’ and JoJo Siwa
Arts, August 17

A documentary on an eccentric magician premieres on Hulu, and a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainer JoJo Siwa appears on Nickelodeon.

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John Goodman Was a Man Without a Series. Now He’s Everywhere.
Arts, August 16

He talks about his short-term unemployment between the canceled “Roseanne” and its sequel, “The Conners” — and the Danny McBride comedy “The Righteous Gemstones” that is putting him all over the dial.

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‘Mindhunter’: 5 Things to Remember For Season 2
Arts, August 16

In its new season, debuting Friday, Netflix’s dark and brooding serial-killer series picks up where it left off almost two years ago. Here’s a refresher before watching.

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For ‘Diagnosis’ Show, Dr. Lisa Sanders Lets Times Readers Around the World Join in the Detective Work
Reader Center, August 16

A Times Magazine columnist credits Sherlock Holmes and global crowdsourcing with helping her solve patients’ mysterious ailments.

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Colbert Says to Beware Trump’s ‘Patented Anti-Recession Elixir’
Arts, August 16

With 15 months to keep the economy from crashing before the election, the president will pull “every trick in the book he has never read,” Stephen Colbert said.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Blaze’ and a ‘Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time’
Arts, August 16

Ethan Hawke’s biopic about a country singer airs on Showtime. And a new Jim Gaffigan special hits Amazon.

Jimmy Kimmel Skit With Fake Emergency Alert Ends in F.C.C. Fine for ABC
Business, August 15

The use of the emergency alert system or wireless emergency alert tones is barred by commission rules.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, August 15

Get warmed up for the 2020 Olympics, and check out a new HBO comedy from Danny McBride.

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‘Pose’ Star Mj Rodriguez ‘Had to Teach Simply by Existing’
Style, August 15

The actress from the hit FX show discusses being a Latina transgender woman and how she found a haven in ballroom culture.

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Summer Chills: A Horror Fan’s Guide to What to Watch Right Now
Movies, August 15

A survey of the recent crop of scary new releases and old-school offerings on streaming services like Shudder.

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‘90 Day Fiancé’: An Anti-Fantasy for Troubled Times
Arts, August 15

This TLC reality show invites viewers to offload ambivalence around immigration onto a few messy foreign nationals and the Americans who love them.

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Trevor Noah Suspects Trump Is Trying to Deport Melania
Arts, August 15

New Trump rules will target immigrants who need public assistance. “Well, guess who lives in a free house provided by the United States?” Noah said.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Why Women Kill’ and a Pair of Batmen
Arts, August 15

A new series with Lucy Liu is streaming on CBS All Access. And on TV, Ben Affleck and Christian Bale each play Batman (in different movies).

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‘David Makes Man’ Is a Complex Portrait of Black Boyhood
Arts, August 14

The innovative new series from Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) and Michael B. Jordan premieres Wednesday on Oprah Winfrey Network.

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‘David Makes Man’ Is a Complex Portrait of Black Boyhood
Arts, August 14

The innovative new series from Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) and Michael B. Jordan premieres Wednesday on Oprah Winfrey Network.

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El asesino de El Paso se hizo eco de las palabras incendiarias de las estrellas mediáticas conservadoras
Interactive, August 14

Términos como “invasión” y la idea del “remplazo” de estadounidenses han ido ganando un lugar en las emisiones de Fox News, los programas de Rush Limbaugh y otros importantes medios conservadores.

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Marc Cherry on ‘Why Women Kill,’ ‘Golden Girls’ and Felicity Huffman
Arts, August 14

The “Desperate Housewives” creator returns to TV with another female-led series, this time on CBS All Access.

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Colbert Says Trump Is Just Trolling With ‘Fracking for Plastic’ Plant Visit
Arts, August 14

The president is on vacation from the White House for 10 days, and late night is following.

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Colbert Says Trump Is Just Trolling With ‘Fracking for Plastic’ Plant Visit
Arts, August 14

The president is on vacation from the White House for 10 days, and late night is following.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Danny’s House’ and ‘Sacred Games’
Arts, August 14

The rapper Danny Brown hangs out in a new Viceland show. And “Sacred Games” returns for a second season on Netflix.

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CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone
Business, August 13

The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into streaming.

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The Banana Splits Got a Movie. It’s Probably Not What You Think.
Movies, August 13

Fifty years ago, four furry creatures took fun trips in “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour.” In a new horror movie, they take lives.

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Stephen Colbert Has Doubts About the Clinton-Epstein Conspiracy Theory
Arts, August 13

After President Trump promoted a theory that the Clintons had masterminded Jeffrey Epstein’s death, Colbert said, “They couldn’t even mastermind a visit to Wisconsin.”

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘They Ready’ and ‘Andy Irons: Kissed by God’
Arts, August 13

Tiffany Haddish hosts a new series of comedy specials on Netflix. And a portrait of a professional surfer lands on Hulu and Amazon.

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Bill Cosby’s Appeal Begins with Sharp Questioning by Judges
Arts, August 12

Bill Cosby’s effort to overturn his conviction for sexual assault started Monday as his lawyers were pressed to explain the grounds for such an appeal.

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Bill Cosby’s Appeal Begins with Sharp Questioning by Judges
Arts, August 12

Bill Cosby’s effort to overturn his conviction for sexual assault started Monday as his lawyers were pressed to explain the grounds for such an appeal.

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On PBS, Old Photos Tell New Stories
Arts, August 12

“Family Pictures USA,” hosted by the filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, seeks to highlight common ground through shared personal history.

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When the Creepy Carnival Comes to Town
Arts, August 12

In TV shows like “Euphoria” and “Stranger Things,” bad things happen at summer fairs. But people are more dangerous than any ride.

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‘Our Boys’ Explores the Anatomy of Hate Crimes
Arts, August 12

The creators of the HBO series discuss its story, which dramatizes the aftermath of the 2014 murder of three Jewish teenagers by Hamas militants.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Terror’ and ‘Family Pictures USA’
Arts, August 12

“The Terror” returns with a new season and story on AMC. And a series on PBS looks at American history through family photo albums.

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‘Succession’ Season 2 Premiere Recap: No. 1 Boy
Arts, August 11

Kendall’s position as the heir apparent looks about as shaky as the hands of an addict in withdrawal.

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A ‘GLOW’ Star and Pro Wrestler Finds Art Imitating Life
Arts, August 11

Kia Stevens, the wrestler-turned-actor, portrays a bizarro version of her own life in Netflix’s wrestling comedy series.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Succession’ and ‘Curse of Akakor’
Arts, August 11

The second season of the family business drama premieres on HBO, and a documentary series following six explorers of the Amazon airs on Facebook Watch.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘My Favorite Shapes’ and ‘The Beach Bum’
Arts, August 10

Julio Torres shares the stories of inanimate objects in a new special. And Matthew McConaughey plays a stoner poet in “The Beach Bum,” now on Hulu.

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Can Netflix, the King of Stand-Up Specials, Be Dethroned?
Arts, August 9

Amazon is trying, starting with a new Jim Gaffigan set. So is HBO, though it’s more niche with acts like Julio Torres. And don’t count out YouTube.

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After ‘Game of Thrones,’ Nathalie Emmanuel Is Ready to Take the Lead
Arts, August 9

The actress spoke about jumping from “Game of Thrones” to “Fast & Furious 9,” with “Four Weddings and a Funeral” in between.

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Seth Meyers Says El Paso Should Put the Boot on Air Force One
Arts, August 9

The late-night hosts were quick to point out that President Trump still owes the city more than half a million dollars for a campaign rally in February.

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What’s on TV Friday: A David Bowie Doc and ‘Street Scene’
Arts, August 9

“David Bowie: Finding Fame” airs on Showtime. And stream a Kurt Weill opera on BroadwayHD.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, August 8

Two prestige favorites return, joined by a quirky new stand-up special with a very strange premise.

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How ‘GLOW’ Helped Betty Gilpin Embrace Her Inner Weirdo
Arts, August 8

With multiple Emmy nominations and critical acclaim, the actress has left her days of “playing the hot chick” behind.

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Can ‘Succession’ Succeed Again?
Arts, August 8

The cast of the Emmy-nominated HBO drama, a surprise hit in its first season, discuss the challenges of Season 2 and what’s so relatable about a family of horrible rich people.

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Trevor Noah Wonders What Other Kinds of Supremacy Trump Isn’t Into
Arts, August 8

After the president said he opposed “any type of supremacy,” the “Daily Show” host wondered which nonwhite varieties he could possibly have in mind.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘Wu Assassins’
Arts, August 8

Martin Scorsese’s white-collar crime tale airs on FXM. And a Netflix series turns San Francisco into a martial arts battleground.

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Netflix Signs the Duo Behind HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’
Business, August 7

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss agreed to a deal that will have them creating new TV shows and films for the streaming giant.

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Emmy Awards, on Fox, Will Go Without a Host
Arts, August 7

The Academy Awards, earlier this year, also had no one leading the ceremony.

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The 50 Best TV Shows on Netflix Right Now
Interactive, August 7

We’ve plucked out the 50 best TV series currently streaming on Netflix in the United States. Take a look.

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Stephen Colbert Goes After Trump for Misspelling His Own Name
Arts, August 7

“Now, I wasn’t sure who Donald Ttump was,” Stephen Colbert joked Tuesday, “so I Googled him, and it said was he was a tuh-torrible tacist who shouldn’t be puhtesident.”

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘BH90210’ and ‘American Hustle’
Arts, August 7

Members of the cast of “Beverly Hills, 90210” reunite on Fox. And “American Hustle” airs on FXM.

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Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky Scandal Is Next for ‘American Crime Story’
Arts, August 6

Monica Lewinsky will be a producer on the third season of Ryan Murphy’s popular television series.

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Late Night Gets Serious About Mass Shootings
Arts, August 6

The hosts excoriated Washington for its inaction on gun control, with Senator Mitch McConnell a favorite target.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: A Woodstock Doc and ‘Plus One’
Arts, August 6

A PBS film celebrates the can-do attitude at Woodstock ahead of the festival’s 50th anniversary. And a romantic comedy starring Maya Erskine arrives on Hulu.

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Afton Williamson, a Star of ‘The Rookie,’ Said She Was Sexually Harassed and Bullied
Arts, August 5

Ms. Williamson said on Instagram that she was leaving the ABC police drama because she was subjected to sexual harassment and assault, bullying and racist comments.

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Yasuhiro Takemoto, Anime Director, Died in Kyoto Arson Attack
Arts, August 5

The director, who was known for his fantastical yet relatable work, was finally confirmed dead after weeks of confusion.

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Still Pondering the End of ‘Euphoria’? Here’s What to Read About It
Arts, August 5

“Euphoria” threw a glitter bomb at its audience with Sunday’s finale, leaving them to put the tiny pieces together. Here are some of the best takes.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Otherhood’ and ‘Non-Fiction’
Arts, August 5

In a new comedy on Netflix, three mothers reconnect with their grown sons. And Olivier Assayas’s latest movie is on Hulu.

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HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right
Business, August 4

Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘CMA Fest’ and ‘Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj’
Arts, August 4

“CMA Fest” is on ABC. And “Patriot Act” starts its fourth season on Netflix.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Derry Girls’
Arts, August 3

“The Favourite” comes to HBO. And the second season of “Derry Girls” is on Netflix.

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Phil Hymes, Who Lit ‘Saturday Night Live,‘ Dies at 96
Arts, August 2

Mr. Hymes was a lighting director and designer at “Saturday Night Live” for over 40 years and was known as a gruff and outsize character behind the scenes.

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Milo Ventimiglia on Jack Pearson and the Other Good Guys
Arts, August 2

The three-time Emmy nominee talks about getting us all emotional in his new movie, “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” and his hit NBC drama, “This Is Us.”

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Stephen Colbert Calls Out Long Shot Presidential Candidates
Arts, August 2

“I mean, it is 20 people and if I am generous, six of them should be up there,” Colbert said of the Democratic debates. “I’m looking at you, Steve Bullock.”

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ and ‘Dear White People’
Arts, August 2

A new sketch comedy show debuts on HBO. And “Dear White People” returns for a third season on Netflix.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, August 1

If you like your European dramas bleak or your documentaries inspirational, our TV critic has some good recommendations.

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CNN’s Democratic Debates Give Conflict a Reality-TV Boost
Arts, August 1

Facing elimination in the next round, candidates sought to stand out by lashing out, and the network played up the drama.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and More in August
Arts, August 1

Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are the ones we think are most interesting for August.

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‘The Terror’ Summons the Ghosts of a Real-Life Horror Story
Arts, August 1

This season, a group of Asian-American writers and actors, including George Takei, revisits the dark history of the Japanese-American internment camps.

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Ron Howard and Brian Grazer Want to Be the Center of the Streaming Era
Business, August 1

After splitting from Universal, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, who started Imagine Entertainment in 1986, find themselves making content for a host of streaming services.

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Late Night Goes Live for the 2nd Night of Democratic Debates
Arts, August 1

“In the end, the candidates came together around a unifying message: Click ‘like’ and subscribe!” Stephen Colbert said on Wednesday.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ and ‘No One Saw a Thing’
Arts, August 1

The most recent “The Fast and the Furious” movie airs on FX. And a mini-series on SundanceTV looks at an unsolved case of vigilante justice.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix Australia in August
Arts, July 31

Every month, Netflix Australia adds a new batch of movies and TV shows to its library. Here are the titles we think are most interesting for August.

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‘Jane the Virgin’ Ended Much Like It Began
Arts, July 31

The series finale on Wednesday night was, as usual, “straight out of a telenovela,” and reminded fans why “Jane the Virgin” was TV’s easiest show to love.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New on Netflix Canada in August
Arts, July 31

Every month, Netflix Canada adds a batch of movies and TV shows to its library. Here are the titles we think are most interesting for August.

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Who Are the Women of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’? A Quick Primer
Arts, July 31

HBO’s new comedy series features a cast of emerging black comedians.

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Who Are the Women of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’? A Quick Primer
Arts, July 31

HBO’s new comedy series features a cast of emerging black comedians.

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In ‘Derry Girls,’ the Lighter Side of Life in a Conflict Zone
Arts, July 31

The sitcom set in Northern Ireland takes place in a maelstrom of sectarian violence and adolescent angst. It’s funny, too.

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CNN Pits Democrats Against Each Other, Trevor Noah Says
Arts, July 31

“I felt like at any moment they were about to go, ‘By the way, Elizabeth, did you notice that Klobuchar totally stole your look?’” Trevor Noah joked Tuesday.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Sherman’s Showcase’ and ‘Jane the Virgin’
Arts, July 31

“Sherman’s Showcase” debuts on IFC. And after five seasons on the CW, “Jane the Virgin” comes to a close.

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A Pop-Culture Glossary for ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’
Movies, July 30

Quentin Tarantino’s film is filled with references to TV shows, movies and other totems of midcentury Los Angeles. We explain who’s who and what’s what.

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‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ Doesn’t Send a Gift
Arts, July 30

Hulu’s new TV adaptation of the beloved romantic-comedy shares the film’s London setting but none of its clever sparks.

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Where ‘Euphoria’ Is Surprisingly Conservative
Arts, July 30

In its portrayals of intimacy in the online world, degradation and violence lay around every corner, and the complexity of internet relationships is ignored.

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Trevor Noah Defends Baltimore Rats After Trump’s Attacks
Arts, July 30

Noah joked that “the best cities in the world,” like Paris, London and New York, all had rats because “rats want to have a good time, too.”

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What’s on TV Tuesday: The ‘Bachelorette’ Finale and Whitney Cummings
Arts, July 30

Hannah Brown reaches the final rose on “The Bachelorette” season finale. And Cummings tackles sexual harassment in her latest stand-up special.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Lights Out With David Spade’ and ‘Booty Call’
Arts, July 29

A late-night series debuts on Comedy Central. And a comedy starring Jamie Foxx airs on Flix.

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‘Pennyworth’ Tells the Batman Story Before Batman Was Born
Arts, July 28

The team from “Gotham” goes even further back in time with a series about the young Alfred, a future butler fighting crime.

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Bryan Magee, Who Brought Philosophy to British TV, Dies at 89
Business, July 28

Mr. Magee was a philosopher, writer and politician who challenged the idea that television could not “make serious demands on viewers.”

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Rev. Ben Kinchlow, Co-Host of TV’s ‘The 700 Club,’ Dies at 82
Obituaries, July 28

A self-described reprobate turned evangelical minister, he found a global congregation beside Pat Robertson on the Christian Broadcasting Network.

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What’s on TV Sunday: Shark Week and ‘Pennyworth’
Arts, July 28

Scientists investigate the megalodon, and comedians go diving after sharks on Discovery. And a new drama looks into the back story of Bruce Wayne’s loyal butler.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Share’ and ‘Widows’
Arts, July 27

Pippa Bianco’s debut feature about sexual assault and memory comes to HBO, and Viola Davis’s heist drama is available to stream.