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Comedian Chris Rock hosting the Oscars on Sunday. Rock's razor-sharp monologue skewered sensibilities on all sides of the #OscarsSoWhite debate. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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For Better Or Worse, Chris Rock Made The Oscars As Black As He Possibly Could

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The world-famous Hollywood sign in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles. Chris Sattlberger/Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood Has A Major Diversity Problem, USC Study Finds

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Researchers Examine Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity

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Watching The 58th Annual Grammy Awards With A Critical Eye

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TV Review: Hulu's '11.22.63' Takes Too Long To Get To The Point

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Bobby Cannavale stars as record executive Richie Finestra in the new series Vinyl. HBO hide caption

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HBO's '70s Rock Series 'Vinyl' Sings A Familiar Tune

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TV Review: Samantha Bee's 'Full Frontal' Debuts On TBS

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From left to right, Super Bowl ads for Mountain Dew, Heinz, and Xifaxan. Mountain Dew; Heinz;Xifaxan via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

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As Presidential Primaries Begin, Late Night TV Boosts Political Satire

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Louis C.K. Drops Surprise New Drama 'Horace And Pete' Online

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'American Crime Story' Finds Plenty Of New Material In 20-Year-Old O.J. Simpson Trial

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Nielsen To Use Facebook And Twitter In New Social TV Ratings

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Review: 'Billions' Premieres On Showtime

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