Zooey Deschanel plays Jess on Fox's New Girl. Fox uses the term "adorkable" to describe her. Isabella Vosmikova/Fox hide caption

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Bridesmaids No More: TV's Women Get All The Laughs

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Stephen Colbert and Martha Plimpton perform a song from Company on stage during the 65th annual Tony Awards. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Colbert: A 'Company' Man On Broadway

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Oprah Winfrey talks to reporters during a press tour that followed the launch of her cable network, OWN, in January. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah Winfrey Network Still Finding Its Footing

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Aaron Paul plays a meth-making drug dealer on the AMC drama Breaking Bad. He also played a recurring character on the HBO series Big Love. Ursula Coyote/AMC hide caption

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Aaron Paul: Playing Bad On 'Breaking Bad'

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Margo Martindale is Mags Bennett, a charmingly villainous moonshiner in the FX series Justified. For her performance, Martindale drew on her roots in East Texas and Kentucky. "It's all part of my makeup. It's something I really understand," she says. Prashant Gupta/FX hide caption

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Margo Martindale: A 'Justified' Backwoods Matriarch

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Jimmy Fallon says he spends almost 12 hours each day at the Late Night offices, which makes the rest of his life difficult. "If I want to play video games now, I have to schedule it," he tells Terry Gross. Virginia Sherwood/NBC hide caption

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Jimmy Fallon's 'Thank You Notes' For Everything

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Bill Cosby Enlists Santa's Staff For A Silent Night

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The Good Old Yule Log Spreads To HDTV

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In the Broadway play Other Desert Cities, Brooke (played by Rachel Griffiths) forces her family to confront the truth behind her brother's suicide. Joan Marcus/Lincoln Center Publicity hide caption

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A Homecoming For Rachel Griffiths On Broadway

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Brendan Coyle is John Bates and Joanne Froggatt is Anna Smith in Downton Abbey, which returns January 8 to PBS. Nick Briggs/PBS/Masterpiece hide caption

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For 'Downton' Fans, A New Season And A New Book

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The Science Behind 'Breaking Bad'

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Over the past few seasons, Breaking Bad's Walter White (Bryan Cranston) has changed from meek hero to forceful villain. TV critic David Bianculli says he isn't just breaking bad anymore — he's entirely broken. Gregory Peters/AMC hide caption

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Bianculli Picks The Best (And Worst) TV Of 2011

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Run Against Gingrich? Cooter From 'Dukes' Did

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