November 30, 2011 TLC's new reality show, All-American Muslim follows five Muslim-American families. It aims to dispel misconceptions and stereotypes about the religion. In a recent piece in The Guardian, Wajahat Ali writes that TLC's portrayal is a "welcome relief from the usual tawdry caricatures of Muslims."
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NBC Commentator Bob Costas reports from the sidelines before the New Orleans Saints host the Indianapolis Colts at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 23, 2011.
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November 29, 2011 Bob Costas had a few words to say about football on Sunday night, but he decided to explain that the world is going down the tubes at the same time.
November 28, 2011 Sesame Street's Elmo used to sound like a caveman and he was not very fun. But when puppeteer Kevin Clash started working with the furry character, Elmo quickly became a cute and cuddly icon. Host Michel Martin speaks Clash about his experience as everyone's favorite red Muppet.
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In this undated photo released by the Fox Broadcasting Company, Jason Bateman, center, and Michael Cera, right, appear in an episode of Arrested Development.
November 21, 2011 The news about new Arrested Development episodes or a movie has been kicking around forever, but now it looks like there are actual developments.
On Nov. 29, 2008, an Indian soldier takes cover as the Taj Mahal hotel burns during a gun battle between Indian military and militants inside the Mumbai hotel.
November 21, 2011 David Coleman Headley was one of the leaders of the 2008 terrorist attack on Mumbai. A new Frontline documentary chronicles how the son of a Pakistani father and an American mother became a radicalized Islamic militant while working as an informant for the U.S. government.
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Roger Craig poses with Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek after winning $250,000 in last week's Tournament of Champions.
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November 20, 2011 Roger Craig has wanted to be on Jeopardy! since he was 12 years old. When he finally got his shot, he knew he had to make it count. So he built a computer model to mine Jeopardy! for patterns. He says the most exciting part wasn't the money — it was that his system worked.
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Darlene Love performs at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's spring benefit concert on May 14, 2011.
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November 18, 2011 Darlene Love sang some of the most well-known girl group songs of to come out of Phil Spector's hit factory. She was credited for only some of them, but almost 50 years later, she still works — especially at Christmas.
Woody Allen's career goes under the American Masters microscope on Sunday and Monday.
November 15, 2011 Woody Allen is the subject of a new two-part, four-hour special on the PBS series American Masters. TV critic David Bianculli says the documentary is "a smart, sometimes serious study of a smart, sometimes serious filmmaker."
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Regis Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera.
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November 14, 2011 On Friday, Regis Philbin will step down from his hosting duties on the talk show Live with Regis and Kelly. But that doesn't mean he's retiring. In his new memoir, How I Got This Way, Philbin chronicles the twists and turns of his career and explains where he plans to go next.
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November 14, 2011 The new CBS crime drama Person of Interest tells the story of two men who help stop crimes before they happen. It's been praised for raising questions about the role of surveillance in society. Jonathan Nolan created the show, and J.J. Abrams, the man behind Lost, is executive producer.
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Russell Hornsby as Hank Griffin and David Giuntoli as Nick Burkhardt on NBC's Grimm.
November 14, 2011 Commentator Eric Deggans says the TV networks are spinning old genres in new ways, but they're mostly making themselves dizzy.
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Sister and brother Suehaila and Bilal at the marriage of their sister Shadia to her new husband Jeff, on the premiere episode of TLC's unscripted series All-American Muslim.
November 13, 2011 TLC's All-American Muslim could feel like good-for-you television, but it works best as an intriguing and complex family story.
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November 11, 2011 Discovery Channel's MythBusters have taken on more than 700 myths, from how hard it is to find a needle in a haystack (it's hard) to whether toothbrushes have fecal matter on them (they do). Series hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage talk about the show with host Ira Flatow.
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Billy Crystal, seen here at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' tribute to Sophia Loren in May 2011, will host the 2012 Oscars.
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November 11, 2011 Billy Crystal will be a good Oscars host. He's also the most obvious and least interesting pick they could possibly have made.
Herman Cain speaks during a debate hosted by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party at Oakland University on November 9, 2011 in Rochester, Michigan.
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November 10, 2011 Can you tell the difference between the quotes from Survivor contestants and the quotes from contenders in Wednesday night's presidential primary debate? Take our quiz and find out.
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