Comedian Joel McHale spoke at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in May. He says everyone wanted to see his jokes ahead of time, but he likes keeping them a secret. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedian Joel McHale Talks Dyslexia, Bad TV And Filming A Thriller

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A Brawl At Bar Brought Michael K. Williams His Big Break

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The 'Shifting' TV News Landscape: Will It Be Good For Diversity?

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For William Tsutsui, incoming president of Hendrix College and author of Godzilla On My Mind, the iconic lizard is an obsession and an inspiration. Hillsman Jackson hide caption

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How 'Professor Godzilla' Learned To Roar

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In Girl Meets World, Topanga (Danielle Fishel) and Cory (Ben Savage) have two kids — Riley and Auggie — and Cory teaches history at his daughter's middle school. Ron Tom/Disney Channel hide caption

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Cory Still ♡s Topanga As A New Generation 'Meets World'

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Chet Kanojia is the founder and CEO of Aereo, which is fighting big broadcasters over its tiny antenna. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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The Binge-Watch Before The Purge, Now That Aereo Is Likely Done

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After 7 Decades A Star Of Stage And Screen, Eli Wallach Dies At 95

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Supreme Court Deals A Big Win For TV Broadcasters

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As The Anchor Chair Turns: A Glimpse At ABC News Past And Future

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Prolific Character Actor Eli Wallach Dies At 98

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Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates and supporters stage a demonstration on the boardwalk in front of the Atlantic City Convention Center in 1964. Courtesy of George Ballis/Take Stock hide caption

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'Freedom Summer' And 'The Watsons': Powerful TV About A Civil Rights Journey

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Fannie Lou Hamer was an activist who spoke out for black rights during Freedom Summer. Courtesy of Ken Thompson/General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church hide caption

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50 Years Ago, Students Fought For Black Rights During 'Freedom Summer'

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Why TV Drama Is So Obsessed With Pandemics

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