Alex Borstein (left) and Niecy Nash star as nurses in the HBO comedy series Getting On, which was modeled after the hit BBC series of the same name. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

The songwriter behind the much-beloved "Hey Sandy" returns after eight years with Dear Mark J. Mulcahy, I Love You; Fresh Air tech contributor Alexis Madrigal reflects on the online streaming and DVD rental service's bizarrely personalized microgenres; and a new HBO comedy takes place in the geriatric extended-care wing of a California hospital.


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Tech correspondent Alexis Madrigal says the "genius" of the Apple Watch is that its apps work differently from the ones on a mobile device. Ryan Emberley/Ryan Emberley/Invision/AP hide caption

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