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What Happened at the Democratic Debate? Jimmy Fallon Will Let You Know
U.S., Today

‘The Tonight Show’ joins ‘The Daily Show’ and other late-night programming with more live coverage of a political event than in the past.

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Debates Mark the Starting Line for the Media’s Race Through 2020
U.S., Yesterday

Millions of Americans start paying attention once the candidates start sparring on national TV, which puts a spotlight on both cringe-worthy gaffes and successful zingers.

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Bill Cosby, Calling His Trial Unfair, Files a Formal Appeal
Arts, Yesterday

His lawyers assert that it was improper to admit testimony from five other women who had accused him of sexual assault.

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Bill Cosby, Calling His Trial Unfair, Files a Formal Appeal
Arts, Yesterday

His lawyers assert that it was improper to admit testimony from five other women who had accused him of sexual assault.

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How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon
Arts, Yesterday

The 1959 pilot episode, airing a decade before the first moon landing, bore what would become the series’ hallmark: narrating Cold War anxieties through a mix of science and superstition.

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‘The Investigation’ Makes the Mueller Report a Dark-Comic Indictment
Arts, Yesterday

The star-studded reading was surreal and unsubtle but somehow fitting for a political era of tragedy-as-farce.

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Seth Meyers Says Every Day With Trump Is Like ‘Fight Club’
Arts, Yesterday

Baffled by the president’s reversal on Iran, Meyers predicts “we’re going to find him in the parking lot outside the White House” beating himself up.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘The People Versus the Party’ and ‘Only One Mike’
Arts, Yesterday

A new documentary peels back the curtain on the Tiananmen Square protests. And Mike Epps lands his second Netflix special.

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Watching ‘Euphoria,’ Two Young Recovering Addicts Saw Themselves
Arts, June 24

The women, now in their 20s and in rehab, said they recognized their own lives in the HBO show’s portrayal of teen drug use.

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Ann Sarnoff, a Hollywood Outsider, Will Lead Warner Bros. Studio
Business, June 24

Ms. Sarnoff will succeed Kevin Tsujihara, who was ousted amid a sex scandal, as the leader of the storied studio behind “Casablanca” and “Wonder Woman.”

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‘Legion’ Picks Up the Pieces of a Shattering Twist
Arts, June 24

The creator Noah Hawley discusses how the heady FX drama will evolve in its final season, now that its hero has done “something that we can’t morally tolerate.”

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When ISIS Killed Cyclists on Their Journey Around the World
World, June 24

Watch our new TV show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Hills: New Beginnings’ and ‘Dark’
Arts, June 24

Mischa Barton joins the MTV reality show, and Netflix’s time travel crime thriller returns.

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‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: The Truth Hurts
Arts, June 24

The therapists of Monterey have their work cut out for them.

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In ‘Years and Years,’ Things Fall Apart, Fast
Arts, June 23

Russell T Davies’s near-future dystopia, like the reality it builds on, can be too overwhelming to connect with.

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Naked, Afraid and Transgender: ‘The Wilderness Couldn’t Care Less’
Arts, June 23

Quince Mountain is the first openly transgender person to be on the Discovery’s reality TV show. He found the experience to be a relief.

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What’s on TV Sunday: The BET Awards and ‘Apollo 11’
Arts, June 23

Cardi B, Lil Nas X and others perform at the BET Awards. And the well-received Todd Douglas Miller documentary about Apollo 11 airs on CNN.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Love Island’ and Big3 Basketball
Arts, June 22

Season 5 of the British reality show begins streaming on Hulu. And Ice Cube’s three-on-three basketball league kicks off its third season.

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‘Curfew,’ the Zombie Plague-Death Race Mash-Up You’ve Been Waiting For
Arts, June 21

A new series from Spectrum Originals has all of its genre elements in place, including Ned Stark in a muscle car.

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Jussie Smollett Case to Be Investigated by Special Prosecutor
Arts, June 21

The new prosecutor will review why the charges of faking a hate crime were dropped against the actor, and will be able to reopen the case if necessary.

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When ISIS Killed Cyclists on Their Journey Around the World
The Weekly, June 21

Watch our new TV show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu

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Welcome Back, Sitcom High School
Arts, June 21

In his Netflix series “Mr. Iglesias,” Gabriel Iglesias pays tribute to his alma mater, and to a classic comedy about underdog students.

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Stephen Colbert Isn’t Sure What to Believe About Iran and That Drone
Arts, June 21

Whether to trust Iran or the U.S. government “is a question that used to be really easy to answer,” the “Late Show” host said.

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What’s on TV: ‘Mr. Iglesias’ and ‘Wildlife’
Arts, June 21

Gabriel Iglesias stars in a new Netflix series. And Paul Dano’s directorial debut airs on Showtime.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, June 20

Looking for something tender, retro or hands-on? Look no further than these three TV recommendations.

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Judge Judy Is Still Judging You
Magazine, June 20

For more than 20 years, Judith Sheindlin has dominated daytime ratings — by making justice in a complicated world look easy.

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Late-Night Finds Trump Recycling Material at His Campaign Rally
Arts, June 20

The late-night hosts pointed out that President Trump’s re-election rally on Tuesday borrowed from Joe Biden as well as his own 2016 playbook.

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South Carolina Will Host 21 Presidential Candidates, and C-Span Can’t Do Live Coverage
Business, June 19

After the state Democratic Party cut an unusual deal granting MSNBC live broadcasting rights, the public affairs network and Fox News lodged complaints.

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Trump 2016 Returns, This Time as Nostalgia Act
Arts, June 19

In his re-election kickoff rally, the reality-show president tries a different (but similar) genre: the TV reboot.

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How ‘Fleabag’ Seduces Us, Then Accuses Us
Magazine, June 19

She flirts with a priest. Then she flirts with the camera. The fourth wall breaks and — suddenly — we’re complicit in her self destruction.

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Stephen Colbert Says Trump Fancies Himself a Rock Star
Arts, June 19

Colbert called President Trump’s re-election rally in Florida on Tuesday “MAGA-palooza” and “Old-chella.”

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Yellowstone’ and an Obscure Claire Denis Film
Arts, June 19

“Yellowstone” returns for a second season on Paramount Network. And a rare Claire Denis movie streams on the free site Le Cinéma Club.

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‘Grand Hotel’ Is Part of Eva Longoria’s Mission to ‘Produce With Purpose’
Arts, June 18

She talks about her new soapy ABC drama, playing Dora the Explorer’s mother and her activism, onscreen and off.

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Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes Gave Us Fox. These Shows Try to Make Sense of It All.
Arts, June 18

“The Loudest Voice,” “Ink” and “Succession” map out the influential world the two men created.

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Late Night Can’t Get Enough of Trump’s Scolding His Chief of Staff for Coughing
Arts, June 18

“Which is weird, but at least it explains why Melania started smoking unfiltered Pall Malls,” Seth Meyers joked Monday night.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Wig’ and ‘Captain Marvel’
Arts, June 18

A documentary about a drag festival premieres on HBO. And “Captain Marvel” is on Amazon.

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J.J. Abrams Said to Be Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia
Business, June 17

WarnerMedia will get a first look at projects developed by the media company run by Mr. Abrams and his wife, which made hits like “Star Trek Beyond.”

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Bill Cosby’s Father’s Day Tweet Using ‘America’s Dad’ Yields Outrage
Arts, June 17

The entertainer, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, asked to send out the message for the holiday, his spokesman said.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Das Boot’ and ‘Grand Hotel’
Arts, June 17

The “Das Boot” TV adaptation is on Hulu. And “Grand Hotel” premieres on ABC.

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Taking CBS News to ‘a Better Place’
Business, June 17

Susan Zirinsky, president of the division, has applied her trademark work ethic to helping her organization adjust its course.

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‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Creatures of Want
Arts, June 16

If things were tense and difficult for the Monterey Five before, they just got worse.

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Rebooting ‘Das Boot,’ on Land and Sea
Arts, June 16

A new Hulu series revives the popular World War II submarine saga, with some changes.

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In ‘City on a Hill,’ a Crime-Ridden Boston Before the ‘Miracle’
Arts, June 16

The new Showtime series sets a procedural against the backdrop of a particularly fraught era in the city’s history.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Euphoria’ and a Jo Koy Comedy Special
Arts, June 16

A teenage drama starring Zendaya comes to HBO, and the comedian Jo Koy takes on millennial parenting in his second special on Netflix.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Hate U Give’ and ‘All That’
Arts, June 15

“The Hate U Give” comes to HBO. And the reboot of “All That” premieres on Nickelodeon.

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HBO Raises the Stakes on Teenage Transgression in ‘Euphoria’
Arts, June 14

Sex and drugs and more sex and drugs, but also some dark humor and tender romance in a complicated ensemble drama.

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‘All That’ Returns With Its ’90s Wit and Shorter Skits
Arts, June 14

The new version of the Nickelodeon show revives sketches from its heyday. But will a new generation care about jokes made before they were born?

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Danielle Brooks Is Ready to Be a Love Interest
Theater, June 14

She talks about playing the leading lady in “Much Ado About Nothing,” saying goodbye to “Orange Is the New Black,” and being a role model.

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Late-Night Thinks Trump Must Be Confused About Collusion
Arts, June 14

“Apparently foreign dirt is the only import he won’t put tariffs on,” Trevor Noah joked about the president on Thursday.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Jett’ and ‘Aggretsuko’
Arts, June 14

A crime drama starring Carla Gugino airs on Cinemax and the second season of the animated series featuring Retsuko the Red Panda returns to Netflix.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, June 13

Like Fred Armisen? How about Terrence McNally? Our TV critic has suggestions.

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Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79
Movies, June 13

His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers.

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‘City on a Hill’ Gives Boston the Epic Treatment
Arts, June 13

Showtime’s new series, with an impressive cast led by Kevin Bacon, wraps race, crime, city government and family melodrama in a “Wire”-like package.

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Still a Need for More Blacks Onscreen
Opinion, June 13

A reader says we are still a way off from seeing the full range of the African-American experience.

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Zendaya Jumps From Disney to Drug Binges in HBO’s Graphic ‘Euphoria’
Arts, June 13

In an interview, the longtime Disney Channel star discusses her “scary” move into explicit, provocative television.

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Late-Night Hosts Are Afraid to Put Their Faith in Polls Again
Arts, June 13

Surveys suggest President Trump’s in trouble, but as Jimmy Fallon put it: “If you want to know how much these polls matter, just ask President Hillary Clinton.”

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Baskets’ and ‘Vice’
Arts, June 13

“Baskets” returns to FX for a fourth season. And “Vice,” with Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, is on Hulu.

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Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law
Arts, June 12

Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt.

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A Dad Defends Dad Jokes
Arts, June 12

Babies made him do it. They fell for his corny humor, and he stuck with what worked. Then his audience grew up.

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They Hid From the Mob for Decades. Now They Will Surface in a Film.
Arts, June 12

The family of Tommaso Buscetta, whose testimony figured in hundreds of Mafia convictions, agreed to appear in a new documentary.

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They Hid From the Mob for Decades. Now They Will Surface in a Film.
Arts, June 12

The family of Tommaso Buscetta, whose testimony figured in hundreds of Mafia convictions, agreed to appear in a new documentary.

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Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist
Arts, June 12

In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself.

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Stephen Colbert Finds It Ironic That Trump Called Biden a Dummy
Arts, June 12

The “Late Show” host was also skeptical about the president’s alleged secret deal with Mexico.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ and ‘Krypton’
Arts, June 12

Martin Scorsese’s new Bob Dylan documentary debuts on Netflix. And on Syfy, “Krypton” returns for a second season.

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Linda Fairstein Attacks Her Portrayal in ‘When They See Us’
Arts, June 11

In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, the prosecutor-turned-novelist said that a Netflix series based on the Central Park Five case was full of “distortions and falsehoods.”

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Rachel Maddow, Chuck Todd and Lester Holt Are Among Moderators of First Democratic Debate
Business, June 11

Team NBC is set, but the lineup of candidates is not: The Democratic Party has yet to say which 20 presidential contenders will take the stage June 26 and 27.

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Late-Night Hosts Ponder Trump’s Secret Deal With Mexico
Arts, June 11

Stephen Colbert and others mocked President Trump’s claim that Mexico had agreed to new actions in the immigration deal and that some of them had not yet been revealed.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Pose’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’
Arts, June 11

Celebrate Pride Month with the second season of “Pose” on FX. Or catch the heartwarming sequel to “Wreck-It Ralph” on Netflix.

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Vice Media Loses Its HBO Show and a Top Executive
Business, June 10

Josh Tyrangiel is out after a four-year run. Jesse Angelo, the former publisher of The New York Post, is set to come aboard.

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Nail Tips from ‘Claws’
Style, June 10

Morgan Dixon, the show’s chief manicurist, talks about her inspirations for the best dressed hands on TV.

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‘Los Espookys,’ a Spanish-Language Comedy for an HBO Audience
Arts, June 10

The show, whose creators include Fred Armisen, is an off-kilter series set in Latin America and aimed at a mass viewership.

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Mindy Kaling on Not Being the Long-Suffering Indian Woman
Interactive, June 10

“I always had so much impatience and ambition — these things that if you had them, you were supposed to have them secretly.”

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Straight Forward’ and ‘Gentleman Jack’
Arts, June 10

A new crime thriller comes to Acorn TV. And the season finale of “Gentleman Jack” is on HBO.

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As Broadway Gets Bigger, the Tonys Get Blander
Arts, June 9

CBS’s broadcast of the 73rd annual ceremony was a safe, unsurprising show that even James Corden couldn’t liven up.

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‘Billions’ Season 4 Finale Recap: Collateral Damage
Arts, June 9

Chuck and Bobby go all out in hopes of dealing the finishing blow to their enemies. But at what cost?

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‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Premiere Recap: Monsters
Arts, June 9

The newly minted “Monterey Five” reckon with the fallout of last season’s fall down the stairs — and with a quietly terrifying visitor.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Claws’
Arts, June 9

“Big Little Lies” returns to HBO, this time with Meryl Streep. And “Claws” comes back on TNT.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘The Black Godfather’
Arts, June 8

“A Star Is Born” makes its television debut on HBO. And a documentary about Clarence Avant comes to Netflix.

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Anthony Bourdain, in Your Words
Obituaries, June 7

A year after Mr. Bourdain’s death, we’re looking back at what readers at the time had to say about the iconoclastic chef and crusader for food justice.

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‘Big Little Lies’ Is Back. Here’s Where It Left Off.
Arts, June 7

It’s been two years since Season 1 ended. This character guide should help you catch up before Sunday’s Season 2 premiere.

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Stormy Daniels Isn’t the First Sex Worker to Go Into Comedy
Arts, June 7

Stand-ups who hail from adult films and strip clubs say sex and humor are a natural fit.

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Robert Earle, 93, TV ‘College Bowl’ Moderator, Is Dead
Obituaries, June 7

In the 1960s he was the man asking tough questions to teams of college students in a fast-paced test of knowledge.

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They Say You Can’t Go Home Again. Laura Linney Just Did.
Arts, June 7

She talks about revisiting Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” for a fourth time, and the potential impact of Georgia’s abortion bill on the production of Netflix’s “Ozark.”

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How NYC Taxi Drivers Bought Medallions and Became Victims of a Reckless Lending Scheme
The Weekly, June 7

A new TV show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu

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Stephen Colbert Teases G.O.P. for ‘Flirting With Rebellion’ Against Trump
Arts, June 7

The next step could be “a dalliance with integrity” or even “a drunken hookup with defending the Constitution,” the “Late Show” host said.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘XY Chelsea’ and ‘Alles Ist Gut’
Arts, June 7

A documentary about Chelsea Manning airs on Showtime. And the German director Eva Trobisch’s award-winning debut feature hits Netflix.

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After Dethroning a ‘Jeopardy!’ Giant, Emma Boettcher Relinquishes the Crown
Arts, June 6

The 27-year-old librarian who defeated James Holzhauer went on her own small streak, but it came to an end on Thursday.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Arts, June 6

Fans of “High Maintenance,” the ’90s and Broadway will not be left wanting.

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‘Big Little Lies’ Adjusts to Big Little Truths
Arts, June 6

Meryl Streep is as stellar as you would expect. But Season 2, while still sharp, feels more like a curtain call than a continuation.

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Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’
Arts, June 6

A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigation.

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Stephen Colbert Skewers Trump’s Interview With Piers Morgan
Arts, June 6

Colbert was not impressed with the British television personality, who complimented President Trump for “being on his best behavior” around the queen.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Cold Blue’ and D-Day Stories
Arts, June 6

A World War II documentary debuts on HBO. And two movies about the disorienting horror of D-Day air on the event’s 75th anniversary.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Wants to Be More Than TV Medicine
Arts, June 5

Bruce Miller, the showrunner for Hulu’s adaptation of the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood, discusses how he wanted Season 3 to be entertaining above all else.

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The More, Further (Final?) ‘Tales of the City’
Arts, June 5

Netflix gives Armistead Maupin’s modern-day fable of San Francisco lives and lifestyles a fourth go-round.

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‘Tales of the City’: What to Know Before Watching the Netflix Reboot
Arts, June 5

Twenty-five years after causing a sensation with its frank depictions of sex, drugs and L.G.B.T. lives, the series has been revived for a more diverse age. Here’s a refresher on where things left off.

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The Walking Dead Takes an Unexpected Turn
Arts, June 5

In an interview, Robert Kirkman, who created and writes the comic series, talks about the twist.

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Breaking the ‘Jeopardy!’ News (Without Spoiling the Story)
Reader Center, June 5

Ian Trontz, a Culture editor at The Times, explained how we approached our coverage of James Holzhauer’s defeat on “Jeopardy!”

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A 40-Something Looks Back at ‘Thirtysomething’
Arts, June 5

As a teenager, a writer secretly viewed the ABC drama in her basement, trying to learn about marriage. Rewatching it now, she is surprised at the actual lessons she’d absorbed.

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Trevor Noah Wonders How Trump Can Have Access to Nuclear Codes but Not a Tailor
Arts, June 5

“I don’t think Trump touching the queen was offensive. What was offensive was Trump’s outfit for the big dinner.”

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Black Mirror’
Arts, June 5

Season 3 of “The Handmaid’s Tale” debuts on Hulu. And on Netflix, “Black Mirror” returns.

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The French Version of ‘Fleabag’ Is Exactly the Same. Until It’s Different.
Arts, June 4

There may be Paris landmarks in the background, but the dysfunctional relationships, slow-burning grief and sly asides to camera are all still there.

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‘Love Island’ Returns Amid Debate About Contestants’ Mental Health
Arts, June 4

After two former participants killed themselves, the British Parliament said it would look into the ethics of reality TV.

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Stephen Colbert Says ‘The Crown’ Jumped the Shark With Trump’s Cameo
Arts, June 4

Colbert imagined President Trump’s meeting with the queen and demanding to see the wizards: “I know you’ve got them around here someplace.”

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Chasing Happiness’ and ‘Miranda Sings Live’
Arts, June 4

The reunited Jonas Brothers tell all in a new documentary. And the YouTube star Colleen Ballinger gets a Netflix special.

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How Emma Boettcher Beat James Holzhauer on ‘Jeopardy!’
Arts, June 3

The 27-year-old librarian from Chicago dethroned Holzhauer before he was able to beat Ken Jennings’s record.

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‘The Weekly’ Series Premiere: T.M. Landry School Sold Top Colleges a ‘Sob Story’ That Wasn’t True
U.S., June 3

A new TV series from The New York Times is now on FX and Hulu.

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James Holzhauer’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Streak Ends Just Shy of a Record
Arts, June 3

The show’s most dominant player in years came just $58,484 short of the $2.52 million Ken Jennings won during his famous run.

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Abuse at the Landry School: You Helped Us Heal
Opinion, June 3

A mother who, along with her son, was featured in The New York Times’s new TV show expresses her gratitude.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Vox Lux’ and ‘Below Deck Mediterranean’
Arts, June 3

A film starring Natalie Portman comes to Hulu. And Bravo sets sail in its Season 4 premiere of “Below Deck Mediterranean.”

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‘Billions’ Season 4, Episode 11: Trader, Taylor, Lawyer, Spy
Arts, June 2

The penultimate episode of this season, like Chuck, indulged in temptation, misdirection and obfuscation.

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The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player
Business, June 2

A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders.

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An HBO Question Is Giving AT&T Executives a Headache
Business, June 2

The corporate home of Wonder Woman, Harry Potter and “Friends” weighs how its streaming service can compete on price with Disney, Netflix and Amazon.

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‘Luther,’ Back From the Dead
Arts, June 2

The crazy cop show returns to BBC America after a four-year hiatus, reuniting Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson for one (last?) season

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real
Arts, June 2

Ahead of the series finale, a science writer who has toured the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster weighs in.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘The Weekly’ and ‘NOS4A2’
Arts, June 2

A new series from The New York Times debuts on FX. And hop over to AMC to see Zachary Quinto eat children’s souls.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ and ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’
Arts, June 1

A documentary following the sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer comes to Hulu. And “El Royale” makes its television debut on HBO.

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Prosecutors, Wary of Appearances, Deliberated On How to Explain Smollett Decision
Arts, May 31

Emails released on Friday show prosecutors carefully constructing their statement on why the actor Jussie Smollett would no longer face charges of staging a hate crime.

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David Letterman 2.0, the Non-Ironic Version
Arts, May 31

On his Netflix show “This Guest Needs No Introduction,” he defers to fame, skips jokes and rarely challenges his guests. What happened?

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It’s Going Great for Richard Madden. That’s What Worries Him
Movies, May 31

The actor who plays Elton John’s manager in “Rocketman” decided he’d had enough of playing good guys bad things happen to.

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It’s Going Great for Richard Madden. That’s What Worries Him
Movies, May 31

The actor who plays Elton John’s manager in “Rocketman” decided he’d had enough of playing good guys bad things happen to.

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Angel and Demon Cross the Aisle to Save the World. (Sorry, It’s Fiction)
Arts, May 31

‘Good Omens,’ based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s comic fantasy novel about Armageddon, finally makes it to the screen as an Amazon mini-series.

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In ‘Good Omens,’ Angel and Demon Try to Save the World
Arts, May 31

Based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s comic fantasy novel, the story finally makes it to the screen.

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With ‘NOS4A2,’ Joe Hill Finally Sinks His Teeth Into TV
Arts, May 31

The AMC horror series is one of several adaptations the best-selling horror author (and son of Stephen King) has in the works, after multiple stalled attempts.

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Yvonne Strahovski Reveals Her Monstrous Side
Arts, May 31

Watching “The Handmaid’s Tale” can be harrowing enough, so what’s it like to play a linchpin of Gilead with a baby in your trailer?

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and More in June
Arts, May 31

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

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‘The Weekly’ Wants to Show You That ‘Reporters Are Not Robots’
Reader Center, May 31

A new TV show from The Times places journalists’ expertise — and their inner conflicts — center stage.

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Louisiana School Scandal: The Truth Behind Students’ Viral Videos
The Weekly, May 31

The TV series premiere from The New York Times on FX and Hulu.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Deadwood: The Movie’ and ‘When They See Us’
Arts, May 31

After over a decade, “Deadwood” returns to HBO — in movie form. And Ava DuVernay’s mini-series about the Central Park Five debuts on Netflix.

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Documents Suggest Prosecutors Quickly Changed Mind on Jussie Smollett Case
Arts, May 30

Newly released police files say that soon after the actor was charged with faking a hate-crime attack, prosecutors were thinking of settling the case.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix Australia in June
Arts, May 30

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

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‘Deadwood’: What to Remember for the HBO Movie
Arts, May 30

David Milch’s long-awaited coda for his beloved western has its debut on Friday on HBO. Here’s where we left off.

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‘When They See Us’ Transforms Its Victims Into Heroes
Arts, May 30

Ava DuVernay’s mini-series depicts the excruciating toll that persecution and incarceration had on the teenage boys known as the Central Park Five.

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Why Robert Mueller Should Testify on TV
Arts, May 30

The special counsel really doesn’t want to talk to Congress about his report. That makes him the best person to do it.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New on Netflix Canada in June
Arts, May 30

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 June.

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The Central Park Five: ‘We Were Just Baby Boys’
Arts, May 30

The men, whose story will be brought to life in Netflix’s “When They See Us,” discuss the mini-series with their onscreen counterparts.

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The Central Park Five: ‘We Were Just Baby Boys’
Arts, May 30

The men, whose story will be brought to life in Netflix’s “When They See Us,” discuss the mini-series with their onscreen counterparts.

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How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five
Arts, May 30

With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth.

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What’s on TV Thursday: Ava DuVernay on ‘Desus & Mero’ and ‘BlacKkKlansman’
Arts, May 30

Desus Nice and the Kid Mero host the director Ava DuVernay on Showtime. And “BlacKkKlansman” airs on HBO.

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For 5 Years, Our ‘Game of Thrones’ Recapper Went to Bed Way Too Late, His Daughter Way Too Early
Reader Center, May 29

When a photo Jeremy Egner took in 2014 resurfaced recently, what struck him was how long “this baroquely violent and fantastical melodrama” had been a part of his family’s life.

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Roger Hirson, Who Wrote the Book for ‘Pippin,’ Dies at 93
Obituaries, May 29

For more than a decade, Mr. Hirson was known for writing for television, but meeting the composer Stephen Schwartz led to the hit musical “Pippin.”

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In One Last ‘Deadwood,’ the Future Prevails and the Past Endures
Arts, May 29

David Milch’s filthy poem of the West returns, abbreviated and gray at the temples, but true to what it was.

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Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That.
Arts, May 29

A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be.

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‘Good Omens’ Unites an Angel and a Demon for Judgment Day
Arts, May 29

It took nearly 30 years, but the fantasy epic by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett will arrive onscreen in the form of a six-part mini-series debuting May 31.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Archer’ and ‘The InBetween’
Arts, May 29

“Archer” returns on FXX. And a new NBC drama centers on a crime-solving psychic.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Running With Beto’ and ‘Songland’
Arts, May 28

A documentary about Beto O’Rourke’s Senate campaign debuts on HBO. And a new musical competition airs on NBC.

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Still Pondering the End of ‘Game of Thrones’? Here’s What to Read About It
Arts, May 27

“Thrones” fans are experiencing all the stages of grief. Here’s our pick of what’s being talked about.

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In the Democratic Primary, the Media Hits Are the Message
Arts, May 27

On HBO, Instagram — even Fox News — aspirants are having a meta debate: How do you counterprogram a reality-TV president?