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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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NBC Raises Its Musical Game With 'The Wiz Live'

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says NBC's production of The Wiz was "fully and fearlessly filled with blackness."

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