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Chad Coleman, left and Sonequa Martin-Green star as Tyreese and Sasha on AMC's The Walking Dead. Frank Ockenfels /AMC hide caption

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Diversity On 'The Walking Dead' Wasn't Always Handled Well

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Mike Nichols was an ultimate Hollywood insider who won every major show business award directing for stage, film and TV. But his life in America began as an immigrant from Germany. Nichols was honored with an AFI Life Achievement Award in June 2010. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI hide caption

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Nielsen To Rate Streaming Services, Assault Allegations Haunt Cosby

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NBC The Latest To Distance Itself From Bill Cosby

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Benedict Cumberbatch, right, and Martin Freeman star as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson on the BBC's crime drama Sherlock. Robert Viglasky/© Hartswood Films hide caption

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'Sherlock' Star Benedict Cumberbatch: Show's Last Season 'Really Freudian'

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A new digital platform called Simpsons World features all 25 years of episodes. FX says it is trying to cater to both old-fashioned TV fans and people who watch shows on other devices. FOX hide caption

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In An Online, On-Demand Age, TV Reruns Are Redefined

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Tyler Ritter (center) stars in CBS's The McCarthys with, clockwise from top left, Jack McGee, Laurie Metcalf, Jimmy Dunn, Joey McIntyre and Kelen Coleman. Monty Brinton/CBS hide caption

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James Brown performs onstage at the TAMI Show on December 29, 1964 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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James Brown On Film: An Admiring And Unflinching Look At 'Mr. Dynamite'

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