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Trevor Noah Can’t Believe Biden Has a Venmo Account
Culture, Today

“Joe Biden has a Venmo account? How? The dude is, like, 150 years old,” Noah joked, saying he assumed Biden “paid for everything with silver dollars.”

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An Old-School Media Titan Pushes Aside an Upstart
Business, Yesterday

Jason Kilar was named chief executive of WarnerMedia just last year, but now he is negotiating his departure after being sidelined by David Zaslav, the longtime leader of Discovery.

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Marv Albert, Hall of Fame N.B.A. Sportscaster, Is Retiring
Sports, Yesterday

Albert, who turns 80 in June, will call his last game in the Eastern Conference finals.

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The Re-Re-Rebirth of Jean Smart
Culture, Yesterday

With “Mare of Easttown” and now “Hacks,” an actor that Hollywood undervalued for years continues her career resurgence.

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The Making of ‘High on the Hog,’ Bringing Black Food History to TV
Dining, Yesterday

The new Netflix series tapped years of scholarship and the life experience of its creators to chart how African Americans have shaped the country’s cuisine.

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The Profound Significance of ‘High on the Hog’
Dining, Yesterday

A new limited series on Netflix is a nuanced celebration of African Americans and their food. It is also sorely overdue.

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In a Deal With Discovery Hatched in Secret, AT&T Sheds Its Media Business
Business, Yesterday

The telecommunications giant will spin off WarnerMedia in a transaction that will combine HBO and CNN with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN and HGTV.

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘In Treatment’ and ‘Inside the Met’
Culture, Yesterday

HBO debuts a new version of the therapy drama “In Treatment.” And a PBS documentary looks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Evan Peters on That Explosive End of This Week’s ‘Mare of Easttown’
Culture, May 16

The actor talked about the shocking events of Sunday’s episode, about working alongside Kate Winslet and about those delicious Wawa hoagies.

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Hollywood Has Finally Deemed Black Women Worthy of Feel-Good TV
Op Ed, May 16

The depiction of empowered, loving Black women in “Run the World” should not feel radical, but it is.

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‘S.N.L.’ Is Just as Confused About the New Mask Guidelines as You Are
Culture, May 16

In the opening sketch of “Saturday Night Live,” Kate McKinnon played Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, attempting to explain the latest recommendations for people who are fully vaccinated.

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What TikTok Stars Owe ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’
Sunday Business, May 15

The comedian is ending her daytime talk show after 19 years. Her segment “Ellen’s Wonderful Web of Wonderment” was the start of a new kind of fame.

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Leslie Moonves Receives Nothing From CBS Exit Package
Business, May 14

A filing on Friday marked the end of a long dispute between the company and the once-powerful executive, who was fired in 2018 after accusations of sexual misconduct.

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Martin Bashir Leaves BBC Amid Inquiry Into His Interview With Princess Diana
Express, May 14

Mr. Bashir’s departure from the nation’s public broadcaster comes as it prepares to publish the findings of an investigation into accusations that he used deceptive tactics to land a major interview with Diana in 1995.

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Comfort Viewing: 3 Reasons I Love ‘The Nanny’
Culture, May 14

The ’90s sitcom starring Fran Drescher has caused a sartorial sensation since all six seasons arrived on HBO Max. It is also, the writer argues, a delightful show that unlike some of its contemporaries, still feels fresh.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, May 14

The late-night hosts riffed on the Kentucky Derby winner’s failed drug test, Jeff Bezos’ superyacht, the G.O.P. ouster of Liz Cheney and the C.D.C.’s new guidelines on masks.

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Sarah Colt on Why 2021 Is the Right Time for a Film About Billy Graham
Culture, May 14

The director’s new two-hour installment of “American Experience,” on PBS, examines the rise of the man who was arguably most responsible for the power of modern evangelism in the United States.

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Will We All Want to Be Wearing Halston Soon?
Styles, May 14

A new Netflix show could create the viral fashion trend of summer. Except the clothes play second fiddle to the divadom and drama.

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A Late-Pandemic Commute, Feeding Hate on YouTube and the Mariachis Unsilenced by Covid: The Week in Narrated Articles
Podcasts, May 14

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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Jimmy Fallon Is Psyched About Going Maskless
Culture, May 14

“Yeah, if you are fully vaccinated, you can go back to doing the things you did before the pandemic,” Fallon said. “Well, not everything — if you’re Trump, you still can’t tweet.”

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

A new Starz comedy follows four 30-something friends in Harlem, and a new Netflix series stars Ewan McGregor as the fashion designer Halston. Who’s feeling fabulous?

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Disney’s Streaming Service Slows, Coloring a Profitable Quarter
Business, May 13

Profit totaled $912 million, but the 103.6 million Disney+ subscribers were below analysts’ estimates.

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‘The Underground Railroad’ Weaves an Epic Vision
Weekend, May 13

In Barry Jenkins’s dreamlike adaptation of the Colson Whitehead novel, the railway is real and so is the pain.

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Ellen’s Relatability Was Her Downfall
Op Ed, May 13

The widening gulf between the talk show host's approachable shtick and her actual self created an impossible cognitive dissonance.

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Billie Hayes, Memorable Witch on ‘H.R. Pufnstuf,’ Dies at 96
Obits, May 13

Ms. Hayes had quite a cackle, and it served her well in a number of witchy roles, beginning in 1969 on a short-lived but much remembered TV series.

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That ‘Ziwe’ Look
Styles, May 13

On her new Showtime series, Ziwe Fumudoh’s feminine-with-a-wink style enables her sharp comedy.

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Jimmy Kimmel Finds Irony in the G.O.P. Vote to Cancel Liz Cheney
Culture, May 13

“I’m confused — I thought these guys hated cancel culture,” Kimmel said after the Republicans ousted Cheney from her leadership position in the House on Wednesday.

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Ellen DeGeneres Is Ending Her Show After Years of Dancing and ‘Be Kind’
Business, May 12

An enduring daytime TV hit suffered a sharp ratings decline after complaints of workplace misconduct clanged against the performer’s public image.

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Hannah Einbinder: Portrait of a Young Comic on the Cusp
Culture, May 12

As the daughter of Laraine Newman, she has an understanding of the ups and downs of early success. Will those lessons be helpful for her first series, “Hacks”?

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‘The Upshaws’ Is a Throwback Sitcom With Modern Views
Culture, May 12

The new Netflix series harkens back to classic Black family comedies but has contemporary concerns, with difficult conversations about love, marriage and sexuality.

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When Covid Dropped the Curtain on Broadway Actors, TV Kept the Lights On
Arts & Leisure, May 12

New and returning TV series like “The Gilded Age” and “The Good Fight” have been a lifeline for celebrated theater actors during the pandemic. Will TV, or theater, ever look the same?

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Stephen Colbert Roasts Jeff Bezos for His ‘Support Yacht’
Culture, May 12

The founder of Amazon has a new superyacht that is so big, it requires a second yacht with a helipad. “I mean, who hasn’t needed a separate yacht just for his helicopter?” Colbert joked on Tuesday.

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Norman Lloyd, Associate of Welles, Hitchcock and Others, Dies at 106
Obits, May 11

He was seen in movies and on TV shows like “St. Elsewhere” and worked with some of the biggest names in show business, even though his own name was little known.

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Bill McCreary Dies at 87; Blazed Trail for Black Journalists on TV
Obits, May 11

He was hired at what became the Fox flagship station in New York in 1967, when there were few Black faces on the air, and became an Emmy-winning anchor.

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Why Is New TV So Much Like Cable?
Business, May 11

The standard business practices developing around streaming entertainment are rotten and need to change.

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‘My Apartment Is an Homage to Halston and Liza’
Slideshow, May 11

For Krysta Rodriguez, who stars as Liza Minnelli in the new Netflix series “Halston,” acting and decorating aren’t that far apart.

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Late Night Can’t Help but Laugh at Trump’s Calling Horse a ‘Junkie’
Culture, May 11

Jimmy Kimmel called the former president “our own Triple Clown winner” in his monologue about a drug scandal involving the Kentucky Derby winner, Medina Spirit.

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NBC Says It Will Not Air the Golden Globes in 2022
Culture, May 10

The group behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has been under pressure for its lack of Black members and its financial practices.

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South African Filmmakers Move Beyond Apartheid Stories
Foreign, May 10

Films about South Africa once focused on apartheid, but a new generation of directors and producers is making hits about modern life and love for global audiences.

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘144’ and ‘Pride’
Culture, May 10

An ESPN documentary looks at life inside the W.N.B.A. bubble. And a mini-series about L.G.B.T.Q. rights in America debuts on FX.

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In ‘Gangs of London,’ the Method Behind the Madness
Culture, May 10

Gareth Evans, a creator of the hyperviolent AMC crime series, breaks down a battle from Sunday’s episode. “Every death should be a tragedy,” he said.

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Elon Musk Hosts a Mother’s Day Episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, May 9

The much-discussed Tesla and SpaceX executive took a self-deprecating approach, telling viewers, “I’m pretty good at running human in emulation mode.”

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Martin Bookspan, Cultured Voice of Lincoln Center Telecasts, Dies at 94
Obits, May 8

The longtime announcer for “Live From Lincoln Center,” he said he wanted his audience “to become involved, to love what they’re hearing.”

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Canelo Álvarez contra Billy Joe Saunders: en búsqueda de grandeza
en Español, May 8

Más allá del enfrentamiento entre ambos boxeadores la noche del sábado, no está claro qué dirección tomará el deporte.

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Canelo Álvarez Is Back, and Boxing Is Back to Its Usual Uncertainty
Sports, May 8

Beyond Álvarez’s bout on Saturday night with Billy Joe Saunders, it is not very clear where boxing is headed. Thank the sport’s usual gamesmanship.

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Paulo Gustavo, Comedian Who Lampooned Brazilian Mothers, Dies at 42
Obits, May 7

Weeks before falling ill, he urged his countrymen to consider laughter “an act of resistance.” One of the country’s most beloved actors, he died of complications of Covid-19.

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For Mother’s Day, a Healing Meditation on Mortality
Culture, May 7

An emotional episode of “The Midnight Gospel” on Netflix helped our critic process her own fears about loneliness and loss.

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Going Home to Iowa With the Queen of Meth
Culture, May 7

The story of Lori Arnold, drug queenpin and sister to Tom Arnold, is a complicated lesson in Midwestern values.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, May 7

This week, the late-night hosts had some laughs about an odd photo op of the Bidens and the Carters and Facebook’s Trump ban.

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Ewan McGregor: Dahling, He’s Halston!
Styles, May 7

For a new Netflix series, the actor dropped his lightsaber and picked up the cigarettes and scissors.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Gets Ready for Elon Musk
Culture, May 7

The choice to have the Tesla and SpaceX billionaire host “S.N.L.” has drawn praise, criticism and some veiled pushback from the show’s own cast members.

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A Love of Sea Monsters Was the First Clue
Styles, May 7

In 2014, Caitlin Kiernan was not interested in dating. But when a close friend suggested that she go out with Kenny Kaplan, their mutual appreciation for a children’s TV show sealed the deal.

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For Lolly Adefope, Comedy Is in the Details
Culture, May 7

The British actress has a sharp eye for the nuances of human behavior, as we see in the new season of Hulu’s “Shrill.”

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Seth Meyers Doesn’t Want to Have to Support Liz Cheney
Culture, May 7

Meyers made a “M*A*S*H” reference about the Republican who denounces Donald Trump: “I feel like B.J. Hunnicutt speaking up in support of Charles Winchester.”

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

Our TV critic recommends checking out a new (and improved) season of “Mythic Quest” and the final season of “Shrill.”

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Bob Abernethy, Longtime Host of PBS Show on Religion, Dies at 93
Obits, May 6

He conceived and produced “Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly” and was its face for 20 years, after four decades as an NBC News correspondent.

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SpongeBob, ‘Star Trek’ and sports drive subscriptions to Paramount+.
Business, May 6

ViacomCBS reports that its decision to revamp and rebrand its streaming service seems to be paying off.

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The Epic Journey to ‘The Underground Railroad’
Arts & Leisure, May 6

How Barry Jenkins and his band of indie filmmakers made television’s most ambitious take on American slavery since “Roots.”

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Could ‘Young Rock’ Be Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Apprentice’?
Magazine, May 6

A wrestler’s job is to sell an absurd fiction, and make it reality — maybe it’s not so different from politics.

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Late Night Rallies Behind Facebook’s Extended Trump Ban
Culture, May 6

“It has been five months since Trump was indefinitely suspended from Facebook for the minor infraction of trying to overthrow the government. I mean, who hasn’t done that?” Trevor Noah said.

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Fox News keeps profits flowing at Murdoch’s Fox Corporation.
Business, May 5

Revenue at Fox Corporation dropped as fewer viewers tuned into the company’s cable channels and the Fox broadcast network. The company also announced the acquisition of OutKick Media.

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Johnny Crawford, a Western Hero’s Son on ‘The Rifleman,’ Dies at 75
Obits, May 5

For five TV seasons he was at the side of Chuck Connors’s widowed sharpshooter. He also had some success as a pop singer, film actor and bandleader.

What Should the New ‘Jeopardy!’ Be? Guest Hosts Provide the Clues.
Culture, May 5

Following Alex Trebek’s death, a parade of replacements seem to be battling for the soul of the game — and the state of knowledge itself.

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‘Girls5Eva,’ ‘Rutherford Falls’ and the Nostalgia Trap
Culture, May 5

Peacock, the streaming platform, relies on must-see reminiscing in two shows that are also warnings about living in the past.

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Late Night Has a New Contender for Weirdest Presidential Photo Ever
Culture, May 5

The Bidens visited the Carters the other day, and Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah are still trying to get their minds around the result.

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Yamiche Alcindor Is Named Host of ‘Washington Week’ on PBS
Business, May 4

She succeeds Robert Costa at a program best known as the longtime home of the anchor Gwen Ifill.

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Conan O’Brien Says No More Trump Jokes for Final Two Months on TBS
Culture, May 4

O’Brien said the last episodes of “Conan” will feature special guests and clips of his favorite moments on the show before he moves to HBO Max.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in May
Foreign, May 4

Our streaming picks for May, including ‘Puberty Blues,’ ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: Down Under’ and ‘The Underground Railroad’

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Stream These 13 Movies and Shows Before They Leave Netflix in May
Culture, May 3

Dozens of titles are expiring from the streaming service this month in the United States. These are the ones worth catching first.

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘Amy Tan — Unintended Memoir’ and ‘Vax Live’
Culture, May 3

PBS’s “American Masters” airs a new documentary about the author Amy Tan. And Jennifer Lopez, the Foo Fighters and more perform at a benefit concert.

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‘Donkey Hodie’ Adds a Fresh Face to Fred Rogers’s World. And a Mohawk.
Culture, May 2

The new PBS Kids series follows the spunky young granddaughter of a character from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” as she learns important lessons about facing life’s challenges.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO, Hulu and More in May
Culture, April 30

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are our picks from May’s new titles.

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Comfort Viewing: 3 Reasons I Love ‘Inside No. 9’
Culture, April 30

The comic British anthology series, now streaming on HBO Max, depicts a weird and varied world that also manages to feel familiar.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, April 30

This week, the late-night hosts riffed on President Biden’s congressional address, the Oscars and Rudy Giuliani.

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True Romance: Janet Mock on the Final Season of ‘Pose’
Arts & Leisure, April 30

As Mock says goodbye to the groundbreaking drama that changed her life, she is planning to make more television that shows people that they are not alone.

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Stephen Colbert Can Relate to Ted Cruz
Culture, April 30

“Now that Joe’s president, I find it much easier to sleep, too,” Colbert joked on Thursday.

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President Biden’s first formal address drew nearly 27 million viewers.
Business, April 29

His speech came later in his presidency than those delivered by his recent predecessors, which all took place in February.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Weekend, April 29

Looking for something to watch? This weekend offers aliens, whales and the final season of “Pose.”

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A New ‘Mosquito Coast,’ This Time With Narcos
Weekend, April 29

An Apple TV+ series radically reimagines the Paul Theroux novel, even though it stars his nephew Justin.

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When Are the Olympics? Here’s the Schedule for Tokyo.
Sports, April 29

The opening ceremony will be held July 23, with gymnastics, swimming and other sports beginning soon after.

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Comcast Earnings Spotlight the Media Industry’s Upheaval
Business, April 29

As it takes the risk of transforming itself from a TV giant into a streaming start-up, the cable operator beat investors’ estimates in its first-quarter results.

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President Biden Gives a Pep Talk for Still-Unusual Times
Culture, April 29

This address was “just a little bit different” from last year, because of the pandemic — and the change of speaker.

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The F.B.I.’s Giuliani Raids Warm Late Night’s Heart
Culture, April 29

Federal agents “made sure to show up in daylight, when Rudy was still asleep in his coffin,” Jimmy Kimmel said on Wednesday.

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TV Production Adapted to Weather the Pandemic. Now What?
Culture, April 28

The unions representing actors and crews are in talks with the studios about extending — and possibly changing — the safety protocols they agreed on in September.

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‘Yasuke’ Reclaims a Black Samurai From History
Culture, April 28

Netflix’s new anime of ronin, race and robots is entrancing, if overstuffed with action-genre elements.

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‘Yasuke’ Reclaims a Black Samurai From History
Culture, April 28

Netflix’s new anime of ronin, race and robots is entrancing, if overstuffed with action-genre elements.

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Jimmy Fallon: Vaccinated Americans Are ‘Flashing Their Mouths Like It’s Mardi Gras’
Culture, April 28

“I’ve got to be honest: I’m going to miss wearing a mask.” Fallon joked on Tuesday. “The adult acne made me feel young, you know?”

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N.H.L. and Turner Sports Reach 7-Year Media Rights Deal
Sports, April 27

Turner Sports will broadcast half of each year’s playoffs and three Stanley Cup finals, and plans to bring games to the HBO Max streaming service.

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Ziwe Endorses Box Braids and ‘Real Housewives’
Arts & Leisure, April 27

The 29-year-old comedian brings her Instagram and YouTube antics to a prime time Showtime series, “Ziwe,” which premieres May 9.

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New York Mayoral Race Begins a New Phase: The TV Ad Blitz
Metro, April 27

As the candidates seek to attract voters’ attention, an ad for Scott Stringer says he is the candidate best suited to lead the “city’s greatest comeback.”

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Late Night Wraps Up This Year’s Academy Awards
Culture, April 27

“The ratings for the Oscars plummeted from 23 million last year to less than 10 million this year. How can something so woke put so many people to sleep?” Jimmy Kimmel joked on Monday.

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Oscars Ratings Plummet, With Fewer Than 10 Million Tuning In
Business, April 26

Sunday night’s pandemic-restricted telecast drew 58 percent fewer viewers than last year’s record low.

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The Covid-19 Oscars: Not Masked but Still Muffled
Culture, April 25

A stripped-down ceremony stripped out too much of what makes the show, for better or worse, worth watching.

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘United Shades of America’ and a Presidential Address
Culture, April 26

W. Kamau Bell’s documentary series returns with an episode on policing. And President Biden addresses a joint session of Congress.

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Tyler Perry gets an honorary Oscar.
Movies, April 25

The creator of the popular “Madea” films was recognized for his “cultural influence.”

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Tyler Perry gets an honorary Oscar.
Culture, April 25

The creator of the popular “Madea” films was recognized for his “cultural influence.”

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How to watch the Oscars on TV and online.
Movies, April 25

A quick guide to watching the ceremony

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Overdue VHS Tape From 1999 Leads to Warrant for Embezzlement
Express, April 25

The charge was related to a “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” tape that had been rented from a video store in Norman, Okla. Prosecutors dismissed the case on Wednesday.

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Elon Musk to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, April 24

Musk, who runs Tesla and SpaceX, will become the rare “S.N.L.” host not from the worlds of entertainment, politics or sports.

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Elon Musk to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’
Culture, April 24

Musk, who runs Tesla and SpaceX, will become the rare “S.N.L.” host not from the worlds of entertainment, politics or sports.

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Laverne Cox on the Red Carpet, Politics and What to Expect on Oscars Night
Styles, April 24

The actor and advocate thinks it’s time to make fashion statements.

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Scripps Spelling Bee Adds Vocabulary (and Possible Lightning Round) for 2021
Express, April 23

The changes come after last year’s event was canceled because of the pandemic and the 2019 bee resulted in an eight-way tie.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, April 23

Hosts discussed Earth Day, the Chauvin verdict and the MyPillow guy’s new social media platform.

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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Series Finale Recap: ’Tis of Thee
Culture, April 23

If you came for the action, you probably finished the series satisfied. If you came for the characters, maybe not so much.

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What to Know Before Watching ‘Demon Slayer: Mugen Train’
Culture, April 23

The anime movie, a global hit during the pandemic, is finally arriving in theaters Stateside. You may have to do some homework before seeing it.

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Paul and Justin Theroux on Eccentric Patriarchs and ‘The Mosquito Coast’
Arts & Leisure, April 23

Ahead of the new Apple TV+ series, the author and actor talked about their collaboration and the shared history behind it.

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Bethenny Frankel Is Back on TV Because ‘I Know What People Want to See’
Culture, April 23

In “The Big Shot With Bethenny,” on HBO Max, millennial strivers will compete to help Frankel run her Skinnygirl empire.

When Blackness Is a Superpower
Arts & Leisure, April 23

From Falcon to Black Panther to a potential new Superman, a wave of rejuvenated heroes, reimagined by Black creators, are rewriting superhero mythologies.

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Late Night Celebrates Earth Day
Culture, April 23

“Earth Day started back in the ’70s with very lofty goals and has kind of turned into, ‘Guys, please, just for one day try not to light garbage on or near a panda bear, OK?’” Jimmy Kimmel said.

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ABC sells out ad time for the Oscars, even as fewer people are expected to watch.
Business, April 22

Companies like Google, General Motors, Rolex and Verizon spent an estimated $2 million for each 30-second spot.

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ABC sells out ad space for the Oscars, even as fewer people are expected to watch.
Business, April 22

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

Check out our TV critic’s recommendations, including a great returning sketch show, a new teen thriller and an odd and lovely drama.

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‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Cut in Half and Twice as Good
Weekend, April 22

Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley star as the star-crossed lovers in a compelling stage-film hybrid adaptation.

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HBO Max Gains Traction in a Crowded Field
Business, April 22

AT&T, HBO’s parent company, reported that HBO and the new streamer added 2.7 million subscribers in the first quarter.

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In ‘Philly D.A.,’ a Reformer Prosecutes the System
Culture, April 22

The gripping PBS documentary series is a richly detailed look at what happens when an idealist gets actual power.

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The Evolution of Desus & Mero
Op Ed, April 22

From Twitter to cable TV, the duo is changing the culture of comedy.

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Seth Meyers: Chauvin Verdict Confirms ‘What We Saw With Our Own Eyes’
Culture, April 22

“As we’ve explained on this show many times before, the culture and system of policing in this country must be dismantled and reformed,” Meyers said on Wednesday.

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LeVar Burton Will Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’ Fans Are Over the Rainbow.
Culture, April 21

After a fervent online campaign to get the “Reading Rainbow” star a slot, it’s finally happening.

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More than 18 million tuned in for the Chauvin verdict.
Business, April 21

Interest was strong throughout the three-week trial, and the reading of the verdict on Tuesday drew a huge viewership total for a late afternoon.

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On TV, Spend Earth Day With David, Greta … or Cher?
Culture, April 21

This year’s specials include a Greta Thunberg documentary, a David Attenborough extravaganza, James Cameron on whales and Cher rescuing an elephant.

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Sierra Teller Ornelas on the Roots of ‘Rutherford Falls’
Culture, April 21

The first Native American to run a TV comedy talked about creating the new series with Michael Schur and Ed Helms and about her long family history of storytelling.

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Why Don’t Some TV Shows Sound the Way They Used To?
Culture, April 21

Licensing issues have gutted the soundtracks of many beloved series on streaming services, resulting in bewildering music cues and missing theme songs.

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True Love? On TV, There’s an App for That.
Culture, April 21

Dystopian streaming shows like “Made for Love” and “The One” imagine what happens when Big Tech creeps into finding soul mates and fixing marriages.

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Late Night Addresses the Derek Chauvin Verdict
Culture, April 21

“It’s hard to celebrate, because a man is still dead, but there is a sense of relief that at least this one injustice was not compounded with indifference,” said a somber Stephen Colbert.

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How the Artists Behind ‘Shtisel’ Brought Akiva’s Journey to Life
Culture, April 20

To capture the tensions faced by a young ultra-Orthodox artist, the creative team behind the hit Israeli TV show hired two painters who understood the stakes.

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On TV, a tense wait, and then an emotional response.
National, April 20

Every major broadcast and cable news network — and even ESPN — broke into regular programming on Tuesday for live coverage of the Derek Chauvin verdict.

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Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on ‘The Addams Family’ Dies at 84
Obits, April 20

He made a strong impression in his best-known role, even though his face wasn’t seen and his voice wasn’t heard.

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Bradley Whitford Finds Inspiration in the Theater (and Dog Park)
Arts & Leisure, April 20

The star of “The Handmaid’s Tale” talks about the magic sauce of Yo-Yo Ma and Aretha Franklin, and is ready to do some Ken Burns voice-overs.

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Jimmy Kimmel to Mike Lindell: The Obsession Is Mutual
Culture, April 20

“Mike Lindell doesn’t seem to understand I’m his biggest fan,” Kimmel said of the MyPillow C.E.O. “I have no idea what he is doing, but I love it.”

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As the Chauvin Trial Closes, Will Seeing Be Believing?
Culture, April 19

A case that began with video that shook the world ends with arguments over what story those images told.

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Brooklyn Man Finds New Life in Crime (Writing)
Books, April 19

Jonathan Ames, known for his confessional essays and TV shows like “Bored to Death,” tries his hand at a detective novel with “A Man Named Doll.”

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What’s on TV This Week: The Oscars and a Greta Thunberg Documentary
Culture, April 19

This year’s Academy Awards ceremony airs on ABC. And PBS airs a three-part documentary pegged to Earth Day.

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CBS News Will Try to Reinvent Itself, Again
Business, April 18

In an interview as she prepares to step down as news division head, Susan Zirinsky said, “I feel I have given my entire soul into rebuilding this organization.”

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What to Watch: Kids’ TV Series
Interactive, April 16

If your kids have burned through all their usual favorites, here are six more streaming series to check out.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, April 16

This week, the late-shows hosts took on the Matt Gaetz scandal and Biden's announcement about U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, April 9

The investigation into Representative Matt Gaetz, of Florida, was among the biggest news the late-night hosts riffed on this week.

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What to Watch: Philip K. Dick on Film
Interactive, March 26

The things that draw readers to the science-fiction novels of Philip K. Dick are the same ones that make them hard to adapt. Here are five projects that captured his strange worlds.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, March 26

This week, the late-night hosts addressed the ship stuck in the Suez Canal, unruly spring breakers and President Biden’s news conference, as well as the Boulder shooting.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, March 19

The late-night hosts riffed on Andrew Cuomo, vaccine reluctance and a tense exchange between Biden and Putin.

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Ken Burns Still Has Faith in a Shared American Story
Interactive, March 15

“The thing that I’ve learned is that there is no ‘them.’”

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, March 12

Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was a big topic for the late-night hosts this week. Here's what they had to say.

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What to Watch: Get Me a Doctor, Stat!
Interactive, March 5

From 1900s New York to 1950s London to 1980s Boston, here are five streaming series where the world of medicine is all too real.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, March 5

Here's what the late-night hosts had to say about the Golden Globes, Andrew Cuomo, the stimulus bill and more.

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Golden Globes: The Projectionist’s Takeaways
Interactive, March 1

Here are some of the more memorable moments from Sunday night's Golden Globes ceremony.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, February 26

Here’s what the late-night hosts had to say about another big week for Trump.

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What’s in Our Queue? ‘At Home With Amy Sedaris’ and More
Interactive, February 24

Might not be winning, but still enjoying revamps of classic video games

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Amy Poehler Is Into What Gen Z Is Selling
Interactive, February 22

‘‘Like when someone says, ‘Hey, white women, stop centering yourself in a story,’ I think that’s interesting.‘’

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, February 12

For the late-night hosts, the week started with Super Bowl quips and ended with House impeachment managers wrapping up their case against Trump.

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How This Comedian Came to Embrace Her Deafness
Interactive, February 8

The comedian and improv performer Jessica Flores talks about channelling her lighthearted nature to spread awareness about her experiences.

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The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙
Interactive, February 5

The late-night hosts took time to skewer the My Pillow guy and Marjorie Taylor Greene this week. Here’s what they had to say.