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Beyoncé, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Small Batch: The Super Bowl, From Peyton vs. Cam To Twitter vs. Coldplay

We talk about the game, the quarterbacks, the halftime show in which Coldplay was hopelessly outshined, and lots more.

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If you rooted for Washington's NFL team because of Robert Griffin III, you'll almost certainly root for a new team this fall. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images hide caption

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A Little Under-The-Radar TV: 'UnREAL'

Lifetime's UnREAL is one of the shows that might have gotten lost in the shuffle of television, and it's worth looking for.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Creed,' Crying And Other Visceral Reactions

On this week's show: Creed, crying, cringing, eyeball horror, and what's making us happy this week.

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