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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Mute’ and ‘Ugly Delicious’
Weekend, Today

A cyberpunk movie from Duncan Jones comes to Netflix. And HBO’s “2 Dope Queens” wraps up with the fourth episode, featuring Uzo Aduba and Tituss Burgess.

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A Day of Raw Mourning and Rare Accountability on TV
Culture, Yesterday

Anger and anguish over school violence dominated the news, in part because victims made sure it stayed in the news

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‘Seven Seconds,’ a Grim Account of Whose Lives Matter
Weekend, Yesterday

This Netflix series, the latest from Veena Sud (“The Killing”), is about a racially charged hit-and-run case. Though heavy-handed, it has a purity of dark vision.

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NBC’s Olympic Nerve Center Is in ... Connecticut
Sports, February 21

In a building that once housed a Clairol factory, hundreds of NBC staff members are working through the night to manage the video content pouring in from Pyeongchang.

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Jimmy Kimmel Attacks Conspiracy Theorists for Trying to Discredit Students
Culture, Yesterday

Kimmel asked, “Do you really think these kids, these teenagers who spoke out after a shooting at their school, are actors?”

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Nashville’ and Oprah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
Culture, Yesterday

Stream a documentary about Muhammad Ali or a 1970s gang classic. And Oprah comes to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

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What’s on TV Wednesday: The Brit Awards and ‘Nature: The Last Rhino’
Culture, February 21

Dua Lipa and Justin Timberlake perform at the Brit Awards. And a documentary takes a look at the last male northern white rhinoceros.

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The Madness of American Crowds
Op Ed, February 20

There’s nothing new about Trump, but that’s not necessarily reassuring.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and ‘Born in Flames’
Culture, February 20

“Thor: Ragnarok” arrives on streaming services. And women lead a revolution in the newly restored fantasy film “Born in Flames.”

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‘The Alienist’ Season 1, Episode 5: Look at Your Bird, Laszlo
Culture, February 19

This week Dr. Kreizler came face to face with a killer — and with how much he has yet to learn.

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Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’
Business, February 19

Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee.

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David Poindexter, 89, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies
Obits, February 19

A Methodist minister, he saw TV and radio programming — soap operas, in particular — as effective tools to teach the world about population control.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ and ‘The Dog’
Culture, February 19

Stanley Nelson traces the history of historically black colleges, while “The Dog” reveals the real-life star behind “Dog Day Afternoon.”

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‘Here and Now’ Season 1, Episode 2: Empathy and Fear
Culture, February 18

This week’s episode questioned whether empathy remains a viable mode of personal or political action.

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We Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.
Business, February 18

The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it.

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Hear How ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Became a New-Music Showcase
Culture, February 18

The daffy Amazon comedy, whose fourth season began streaming on Friday, has emerged as an unlikely destination for some of today’s hippest composers.

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What’s on TV Sunday: The Baftas and the N.B.A. All-Star Game
Culture, February 18

“The Shape of Water” leads the way at the Baftas. And John Oliver returns to the desk on “Last Week Tonight.”

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Medicine for Melancholy’ and ‘Tragedy Girls’
Culture, February 17

A brief love affair turns into a day of wonder in “Medicine for Melancholy.” And the comic horror film “Tragedy Girls” arrives on Hulu.

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‘To Me, It Was Racist’: N.B.A. Players Respond to Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James
Sports, February 16

The Fox News host mocked Mr. James and said basketball stars should not express political opinions. “We will definitely not shut up and dribble,” Mr. James responded.

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In ‘McMafia,’ Crime’s Tentacles (and a TV Show) Go Global
Arts & Leisure, February 16

The eight-part series is unusual in mainstream TV-making in having a cast of international actors in major roles, often speaking in their own languages.

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Gillian Jacobs Is Ready to Let Go of Her Fears
Arts & Leisure, February 16

Ms. Jacobs, of “Community” fame, talks about the adrenaline rush of “Kings” at the Public, the gift of empathy and her own #MeToo moments.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’: Get Out of My Station
Culture, February 16

This week’s episode featured the beloved Snatch Game challenge.

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While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy
Culture, February 16

Mr. Oliver talks about the new season of his topical HBO comedy series and a challenging interview of Dustin Hoffman that he conducted.

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Your Week in Culture: Ed Harris, Anna Deavere Smith, the Stone’s Send-Off
Arts & Leisure, February 16

Mr. Harris will appear Off Broadway in “Good for Otto,” and Ms. Smith brings her one-woman show to HBO.

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Another Killing for Veena Sud, Both Familiar and New
Arts & Leisure, February 16

The showrunner of “The Killing” returns with “Seven Seconds” on Netflix, a dive into the racially charged murder of a black teenager.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Irreplaceable You’ and ‘Mozart in the Jungle’
Weekend, February 16

It’s a busy weekend for streaming services, as Netflix premieres a romantic comedy, while a new season of “Mozart in the Jungle” arrives on Amazon Prime.

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Most North Koreans Can’t Actually Watch the Olympic Games
Foreign, February 15

The government isn’t eager to remind them that South Korea is prosperous enough to be able to host the games.

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Amazon Moves On Without ‘Transparent’ Actor Jeffrey Tambor
Business, February 15

The 73-year-old star of Jill Soloway’s Emmy-winning series will not return to the role that brought him late-career plaudits.

NBC Promotes Two Women to Lead Scripted Programming
Business, February 15

Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta will become co-presidents, replacing Jennifer Salke, who announced last week that she was leaving to run Amazon Studios.

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

It’s Presidents’ Day Weekend. Show your remote control who’s boss.

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N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game
Sunday Business, February 15

Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.

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A Tale of Two Netflix Coming-of-Age Comedies
Weekend, February 15

“Everything Sucks!” and “The End of the ____ing World” offer the light and dark sides of teenage life and romance.

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As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In
Business, February 14

The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.

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Netflix Is Getting Huge. But Can It Get Great?
Weekend, February 14

Having signed Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes, this streaming service is creating a parallel TV universe. But imitation isn’t the route to brilliance.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘20/20’ With the ‘Roseanne’ Cast, and ‘The Grey’
Culture, February 15

Roseanne Barr and other cast members discuss their show’s impending return to the air. And Nathan Chen seeks redemption and a medal.

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Episode 5 Recap: Dignity and Respect
Culture, February 14

Halfway through this season of “American Crime Story,” the motivations of the serial killer Andrew Cunanan remain opaque.

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In Chris Rock’s Netflix Special ‘Tamborine,’ a Humbler Master at Work
Culture, February 14

The comedian’s first new hour-long special in a decade digs into the end of his 16-year marriage.

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Expanding Its N.F.L. Coverage, Fox Will Broadcast Draft
Sports, February 14

Fox will team up with the NFL Network for a joint production in April, with a mix of talent from both networks. ESPN will handle a separate broadcast.

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Ryan Murphy Heads to Netflix in Deal Said to Be Worth Up to $300 Million
Business, February 13

A five-year agreement with the producer behind “Glee” and “American Horror Story,” whose Fox contract expires this summer, leaves Disney and Amazon in the lurch.

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How Many People Are Watching the Olympics? NBC Uses a Tricky Head Count
Sports, February 13

“Everybody in the digital video industry is pretty much in agreement that 30 to 40 percent of the ad impressions that are delivered out there don’t really exist.”

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘This Close’ and ‘When We First Met’
Culture, February 14

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the most romantic episodes of “How I Met Your Mother.” Or revel in the bitterness and violence of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

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A Mister Rogers Postage Stamp Is Coming to Your Neighborhood
Culture, February 13

The “warm and engaging” way that Fred Rogers, the host of the children’s show, communicated made him an appropriate choice, the Postal Service said.

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‘This Close,’ a Serious Comedy About Life and Deafness
Culture, February 13

A pair of deaf actors create and star in a series about best friends in Los Angeles struggling with love, work and all those irritating people who can hear.

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Marty Allen, Wild-Eyed Comedy Star, Is Dead at 95
Obits, February 13

Teamed with the singer Steve Rossi, Mr. Allen — with his signature “Hello dere!” — brought a childlike mix of innocence and insanity to TV and top nightclubs.

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Chris Rock’s First Special in 10 Years Will Come Out Wednesday
Culture, February 13

“Chris Rock: Tambourine,” his first stand-up special since “Kill the Messenger” in 2008, will be released on Netflix on Valentine’s Day.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Coco’ and ‘The Bachelor Winter Games’
Culture, February 13

Pixar’s latest film arrives on Amazon. And “The Bachelor Winter Games” begins on ABC.

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‘The Alienist’ Season 1, Episode 4: Onions and Carrots
Culture, February 12

The investigation is intensifying. So are some of the unsavory details.

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Comcast’s Interest in Fox May Force Disney to Raise Its Offer
Business, February 12

Antitrust concerns and Murdoch family politics could keep Comcast from reprising its $60 billion bid, but Disney may yet have to step up its game.

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What Our Culture Colleagues Have Been Watching
Watching, February 12

A new horror movie, a British crime show and a classic sitcom, all of which you can stream at home.

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America’s Real Digital Divide
Op Ed, February 11

The problem isn’t that poor children don’t have access to computers. It’s that they spend too much time in front of them.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Malcolm X’ and ‘Tom of Finland’
Culture, February 12

Networks celebrate Black History Month with “Malcolm X” and the series “Two Sides.” “Tom of Finland” arrives on Hulu.

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‘Here and Now’ Series Premiere: This Great Experiment
Culture, February 11

The new HBO series from the creator of “Six Feet Under” promises a deep dive into liberal guilt during the age of Trump. It also promises to be very weird.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season Finale: Wrapping Up
Culture, February 11

The Season 1 finale concluded a number of problematic story lines and brought back a very satisfying (and familiar) visual.

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On TV, France’s New President Is Young, Centrist and Female
Culture, February 11

As Emmanuel Macron has shaken up French politics, an acclaimed television thriller, “Baron Noir,” has found a way to mirror his story.

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What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Homeland’ and ‘Our Cartoon President’
Culture, February 11

“Homeland” returns, with Carrie looking to regain her influence. And a cartoon series from Stephen Colbert depicts the Trump White House.

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How Joy Reid of MSNBC Became a Heroine of the Resistance
Styles, February 10

The daughter of immigrants, she spars fiercely with supporters of President Trump, both on the air and in the Twitter ether.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars’ and ‘Roots’
Culture, February 10

Eric Clapton gets personal in “Life in 12 Bars.” And SundanceTV brings back “Roots” for Black History Month.

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Reg E. Cathey, Actor on ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Wire,’ Dies at 59
Culture, February 9

Mr. Cathey won an Emmy for his portrayal of a barbecue pit owner and confidant to Francis Underwood on “House of Cards.” He also played a political operative on “The Wire.”

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NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios
Business, February 9

Jennifer Salke, who championed shows like “This Is Us,” will succeed Roy Price, who was forced out in October after a sexual harassment allegation.

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‘Homeland’ Season 7: Once Again, It’s All Up to Carrie
Culture, February 9

After the deadly events of Season 6, the heroine of Showtime’s spy thriller is on her own. Can she save the country and still stay on her meds?

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‘This Close’ Is by and About Deaf People, but That’s Only the Beginning
Arts & Leisure, February 9

Deafness is just one aspect of this dramedy, created by and starring Shoshannah Stern and Josh Feldman, that is also about friendship, romance and ambition.

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Claire Danes Could Really Use a Nap
Arts & Leisure, February 9

Ms. Danes talks about the new season of “Homeland,” the death of Peter Quinn and the eerie collision of life and art.

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‘Our Cartoon President’ Misses a Huuuge Target
Culture, February 9

Amid an endless array of Trump spoofs, Showtime’s comedy manages to be mean and toothless at the same time.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’: Chi Chi, You’re Worth It
Culture, February 9

Last week’s episode was a petulant mess but Thursday’s was a delight.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘2 Dope Queens’ and ‘Seeing Allred’
Weekend, February 9

Sarah Jessica Parker shows up on “2 Dope Queens.” And a documentary about Gloria Allred comes to Netflix.

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In ‘Here and Now,’ Alan Ball Makes America Grim Again
Weekend, February 8

In his latest family drama for HBO, the writer of “American Beauty” and creator of “Six Feet Under” analyzes our new national reality.

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

The Olympics are here! So are a foul-mouthed favorite and a new HBO series from the creator of “Six Feet Under.”

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Mickey Jones, Drummer Turned Character Actor, Is Dead at 76
Culture, February 8

In the 1960s, Mr. Jones toured with Bob Dylan. In the 1990s, he played a recurring role on the hit sitcom “Home Improvement.”

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‘Pod Save America’ Is Coming to HBO
Business, February 8

The hosts, all veterans of the Obama White House, will broadcast a series of hourlong specials focused on the midterm elections.

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What’s More Elusive Than the Cigarette Smoking Man on ‘The X-Files’? A Female Director
Culture, February 8

Carol Banker, only the third female director on “The X-Files,” discussed Walter Skinner and how Harvey Weinstein almost made her lose hope in the business.

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What’s on TV Thursday: The Winter Olympics and the Brit Awards
Culture, February 8

The 2018 Winter Olympics begin in Pyeongchang with figure skating and skiing. Justin Timberlake and Dua Lipa perform at the Brit Awards.

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Episode 4: Feline Intuition
Culture, February 7

Andrew Cunanan kills his first two victims — both of them other gay men — and then flees. His motives remain elusive.

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How to Watch the Winter Olympics, on TV and Mobile Devices
Watching, February 7

What if you’re away from your TV and need your live biathlon fix? And what if you’ve cancelled your cable package? Luckily, your options are plentiful.

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A Starter Guide to Streaming Great South Korean TV Drama
Watching, February 7

Entering the unpredictable world of K-drama, you’ll need to throw your TV rule book out the window.

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‘Queer Eye’ Aims to Make America Gay(-Friendly) Again
Culture, February 7

The classic reality show returns and goes down to Georgia, to give America’s polarization a makeover.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Queer Eye’
Culture, February 7

A former Trump official enters the “Big Brother” house. And “Queer Eye” reboots on Netflix for a new generation.

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Disney Reports Mixed Earnings and a Full Project Pipeline
Business, February 6

Disney is pursuing new growth by buying most of 21st Century Fox, building two streaming services and expanding its theme parks.

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Thawing a Frozen Apple TV App
Business, February 6

If a tvOS app stops working on your Apple TV, you can force it to quit without having to reboot the set-top box.

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John Mahoney, Actor Best Known for ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77
Obits, February 6

Mr. Mahoney was born in England, but he came to embody all-American grass-roots fatherhood on TV. He also appeared on Broadway and won a Tony Award.

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Remembering John Mahoney, Beyond ‘Frasier’
Arts & Leisure, February 6

We all loved Mr. Mahoney as the lovably cranky Martin Crane. But his work beyond “Frasier” was equally versatile and nuanced.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Fred Armisen: Standup for Drummers’ and ‘The Trade’
Culture, February 6

A Fred Armisen stand-up special debuts on Netflix. And ‘The Trade’ offers a diverse view of America’s addiction crisis.

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‘The Alienist’ Season 1, Episode 3: There’s No Later
Culture, February 5

This episode added some much-needed levity to a show otherwise loaded with horror and squalor. Not that it lacked for those things.

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Super Bowl Ads Aim for the Heart to Hit the Wallet
Video, February 5

Companies continue to use the Super Bowl platform to promote humanitarian causes either initiated or supported by their brands. It’s a type of marketing that promotes feelings over facts.

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Kenya’s Government Returns Some TV Stations to the Air
Foreign, February 5

The partial restoration came five days after a court order demanded an immediate end to the blackout. The censorship has stunned many in Kenya.

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Comics Select Their Audiences as Carefully as Their Jokes
Culture, February 5

Fred Armisen’s new special is the ultimate example of niche comedy: gags about drummers aimed at a crowd made up entirely of drummers.

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Finding Videos With Audio Descriptions
Business, February 5

Thanks to added voice narration, certain movies and television shows have become more accessible to those with blindness or limited vision.

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Advertisers Eschew Politics for Humor in Super Bowl Commercials
Business, February 4

This year’s Super Bowl ads were more humorous than political. But Ram was criticized for using a sermon by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a commercial for its truck.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Trainwreck’ and ‘Coach Snoop’
Culture, February 5

Amy Schumer plays a proudly promiscuous men’s magazine writer in “Trainwreck.” And the rapper Snoop Dogg makes for an encouraging-but-tough “Coach Snoop.”

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 1, Episode 14: I’m Captain Now
Culture, February 4

This week’s “Star Trek: Discovery” brought us back to the Prime Universe, where everyone is suspiciously acting like we are in the Mirror Universe.

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Lin Bolen, a Trailblazing TV Executive, Dies at 76
Obits, February 4

Rising to a vice presidency at NBC in the early 1970s, Ms. Bolen energized the network’s daytime lineup.

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The Rise of the Social Media Fembot
Culture, February 4

The female cyborg has long been a pop culture fixation, but now feminized tech is all around us, with a true blurring of reality and fantasy.

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‘Saturday Night Live’: Trump Calls In to ‘Fox & Friends’
Culture, February 4

Alec Baldwin was back as President Trump, while the former cast members Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey performed a sketch tracing the historical rivalry between New England and Philadelphia.

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What’s on TV Sunday: Super Bowl, Puppy Bowl, Kitten Bowl
Culture, February 4

“This Is Us” gears up for an emotional episode after the Super Bowl, which features a halftime show from Justin Timberlake.

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Nickelodeon Lines Up With the N.F.L., Confident Children Will Cheer
Sports, February 3

As parents who are worried about concussions push their children away from football, the league has found ways to make a pitch directly to young people.

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New Doubts in Natalie Wood’s Death: ‘I Don’t Think She Got in the Water by Herself’
Express, February 3

The actress’s 1981 death at sea was recently reclassified as suspicious. Robert Wagner, her husband, is not a suspect but “more of a person of interest now,” the police said.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Battle of the Sexes’ and ‘Gifted’
Culture, February 3

Emma Stone plays the star athlete to Steve Carell’s “male chauvinist pig” in “Battle of the Sexes.” And Chris Evans is a de-facto father in “Gifted.”

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Kenya Government Defies Court Order to Restore TV Broadcasts
Foreign, February 2

A court in Nairobi ordered the government to restore four channels it suspended on Tuesday “with immediate effect.” So far, it has refused.

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Louis Zorich, Familiar Actor on TV and Stage, Dies at 93
Obits, February 2

He was known for “Mad About You” and other shows. But his first love was the theater, where he often appeared alongside his wife, Olympia Dukakis.

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Popular Japanese Comedian Wants to Bring Her Plus-Size Fashion to the U.S.
Styles, February 2

Naomi Watanabe, a 30-year-old comedian who lip-synced to Beyoncé, wants to open a store in New York.

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‘The Simpsons’ Has Predicted a Lot. Most of It Can Be Explained.
Culture, February 2

“When that many smart people produce a television show, it’s bound to make some startling ‘predictions,’” one writer said.

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Remind Me, Why Was It That We Ever Watched Infomercials?
Styles, February 2

In the ’90s, the commercial became the show as infomercials ruled the night. Were we all just looking for televised Prozac?

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars’: Dueling Divas
Culture, February 2

The second episode of the season could very well be summed up in one word: “gross.”

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‘Here and Now,’ a New Supernatural Drama From the Creator of ‘True Blood’
Arts & Leisure, February 2

Alan Ball, the creative force behind “True Blood” and “Six Feet Under,” returns to HBO with a mysterious drama about a family with three adopted children.

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Alec Baldwin Skewers Trump. And Supports Allen and Toback.
Culture, February 2

Mr. Baldwin’s recent attack on Dylan Farrow, who has accused Woody Allen of abuse, has drawn sharp criticism. Some viewers say his words undercut his Trump satire.

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Tallying Wells Fargo’s Penalties: DealBook Briefing
Business, February 2

The pending replacement of four directors is only the latest in a series of punishments that the bank has taken for its lending practices.

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What’s on TV Friday: Nas and ‘Strike Back’
Weekend, February 2

Nas performs “Illmatic” with the National Symphony Orchestra. And a new cyberpunk series comes to Netflix.

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The Best TV Shows and Movies New to Netflix, Amazon and More in February
Watching, February 1

New movies and TV shows are added to streaming platforms all the time. Here are the ones we think are most interesting in the coming month.

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Trump Boasts, Incorrectly, That His State of the Union Drew the Largest Viewership
Washington, February 1

President Trump’s State of the Union address this year drew fewer viewers than eight other annual presidential speeches, including one of his own.

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Michael Haneke to Make ‘Kelvin’s Book,’ a TV Series
Culture, February 1

The Oscar-winning director behind “Amour” and “The White Ribbon” is creating a 10-part English-language show.

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‘Altered Carbon,’ Netflix’s ‘Blade Runner’ Replicant
Weekend, February 1

In its effort to fill every niche that the cord-cutter might be looking for, the streaming service has added a series that covers sci-fi, film noir and skin flick.

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‘The Gilded Age,’ a ‘Downton Abbey’ Follow-Up, Is Slated for 2019
Culture, February 1

NBC confirmed the much anticipated, 10-part period drama by Julian Fellowes, which will be set in the United States.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘30 for 30’ and ‘A.P. Bio’
Culture, February 1

With the Super Bowl three days away, a new documentary delves into Bill Belichick’s relationship with his mentor, Bill Parcells. And the “Ocean’s” trilogy arrives on Netflix.

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Episode 3: Death or Disgrace?
Culture, January 31

At its core, this week’s episode poses a question about love: Can two people find sustenance in a marriage built on lies?

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Trump’s State of the Union Ratings Don’t Match Obama’s (but Beat the Grammys)
Business, January 31

More than 45 million viewers watched the president’s 80-minute address. Fox News won the night, bringing in an audience of 11.5 million.

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‘A.P. Bio’ Is Not Advanced in Timing or Taste
Culture, January 31

Glenn Howerton stars as a bitter high school teacher in this abrasive sitcom.

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How ‘The Good Place’ Became an Antihero Antidote
Culture, January 31

The upbeat comedy has bucked a pessimistic cultural trend by focusing on the hard work of breaking good.

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Animals With Cameras’ and ‘Happy!’
Culture, January 31

“Animals With Cameras” offers an intimate lens into life in the wild. And “Happy!” wraps up its first season.

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Trump Sands Down the Edges, at Least for a Night
Culture, January 30

Sounding reserved and sticking (mostly) to his prepared text, President Trump attempted the music, if not necessarily the lyrics, of comity.

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Mark Salling, Former ‘Glee’ Star, Is Found Dead
Culture, January 30

Weeks after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography, the actor and songwriter Mark Salling, 35, was found dead.

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Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut
Foreign, January 30

After supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered for an alternative “inauguration,” the government declared part of his coalition criminal.

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The Resistance Has Come to Celebrity Award Shows
Culture, January 29

Hillary Clinton’s cameo at the Grammys set off a debate about how far glitzy awards shows should go in needling Democrats’ favorite target.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘The Detour’ and ‘Citizen Rose’
Culture, January 30

A family finds Alaska to be a fresh source of dysfunction in “The Detour.” And the actress and activist Rose McGowan is the subject of “Citizen Rose.”

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‘The Alienist’ Season 1, Episode 2: Darkness Descends
Culture, January 29

In an episode dominated by images of eyes, many of the most significant exchanges relied on little or no speech at all.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 1, Episode 13: Another Death, Another Twist, Another Shrug
Culture, January 29

In a messy episode of “Star Trek: Discovery,” we have yet another plot twist in the mirror universe and an untimely death.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 1, Episode 12: Another Death, Another Twist, Another Shrug
Culture, January 29

In a messy episode of “Star Trek: Discovery,” we have yet another plot twist in the mirror universe and an untimely death.

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What’s on TV Monday: Avett Brothers Documentary and ‘Between 2 Shores’
Culture, January 28

A film about the folk-rock group The Avett Brothers airs on HBO. And “Between 2 Shores” tells a pair of immigration stories.

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As George W. Bush on ‘S.N.L.,’ Will Ferrell Wants to Remind You: ‘I Was Really Bad’
Culture, January 28

Mr. Ferrell brought back his impression of the former president, whose favorability rating has been rising. Other sketches played on the growing impact of the #MeToo movement.

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What’s on TV Sunday: The Grammys and the N.H.L. All-Star Game
Culture, January 28

Bruno Mars and Jay-Z compete for top honors at the 60th annual Grammys. And a documentary explores the infamous cult leader David Koresh.

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Reese Witherspoon’s Second Act: Big-Time Producer
Sunday Business, January 27

From Oscar-winning actress to Emmy-winning producer: After taking charge of her career, she makes deals with HBO and Apple.

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It’s RuPaul’s Moment (Can I Get an Amen?)
Insider, January 26

The Times Magazine writer who penned a cover story on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” tells how she came to know and love the show, and Ru himself.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Step Sisters’ and ‘The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm’
Culture, January 27

A new Netflix comedy focuses on dancing sororities. And an HBO documentary tells a touching story on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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That Time ‘Murphy Brown’ and Dan Quayle Topped the Front Page
Culture, January 26

The show is coming back, CBS announced this week, reminding some of a 1992 skirmish in the culture wars. We take a walk through The Times archives.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars’: You Can Kill Evil
Culture, January 26

The spinoff of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returned for its third season on Thursday.

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‘The Bachelor’ Goes International. Will Bachelor Nation Follow?
Arts & Leisure, January 26

With “The Bachelor Winter Games,” the reality show franchise will test whether a fan base tethered to tradition is open to change.

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The Remote Control, Out of Control: Why à la Carte TV Is Too Much for a Trekkie
Sunday Business, January 26

CBS airs the latest Star Trek spinoff on its paid subscription service. But how many are we supposed to buy? This fan says no. For now.

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Norma’ and ‘Jane the Virgin’
Weekend, January 26

Watch a broadcast of the Met Opera’s production of “Norma.” And pick from among several train capers.

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The Euphoria of ‘One Day at a Time’
Weekend, January 25

In its second season, available Friday on Netflix, the sitcom is closer to its ideal state of flow, putting character ahead of plot and trusting itself and its moments a little more.

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Apple Goes Deeper Into La La Land With Damien Chazelle Project
Business, January 25

As part of its plan to spend more than $1 billion on original programming, it strikes a deal with the Oscar-winning writer and director.

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‘The Confidence Man’ Finds Trump’s Business Image Was Made for TV
Weekend, January 25

This film, part of Netflix’s docu-series “Dirty Money,” argues that the success the president used as a campaign plank was largely set dressing.

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ and ‘The Good Place’
Culture, January 25

Watch past performances from this year’s Oscar-nominated actors. And “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” returns.

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Episode 2: The Great Creator
Culture, January 24

In a series that is told in reverse chronological order, Andrew Cunanan stalks his final victim, the designer Gianni Versace.

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Olivia Cole, Award-Winning ‘Roots’ Actress, Is Dead at 75
Obits, January 24

Ms. Cole won an Emmy for her role in the acclaimed 1977 mini-series. She was also in “Backstairs at the White House” and “The Women of Brewster Place.”

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Welcome Back, Murphy Brown: CBS Joins the Reboot Craze
Business, January 24

Part of a wave that includes “Roseanne” and “Will & Grace,” Candice Bergen will return to TV, along with the show’s creator, Diane English.

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Hollywood Uses the Very Women It Exploited to Change the Subject
Arts & Leisure, January 24

As allegations of sexual exploitations pile up, the industry has absorbed the critiques and converted them into inspirational messaging and branding exercises.

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Meryl Streep Joins the Cast of ‘Big Little Lies’
Business, January 24

Ms. Streep will play the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s character in the second series of the HBO series, which also stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.

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Is ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ the Most Radical Show on TV?
Magazine, January 24

The reality-television competition that began nine years ago has evolved to reflect an era fixated on gender and identity — and the boundary-pushing spirit of its star.