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Ed Harris as John McCain and Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in the HBO film Game Change. Phillip V. Caruso/HBO hide caption

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A Bestselling Book Becomes An HBO Movie About A 'Dynamic Moment'

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Han Lee (Matthew Moy), owner of the Brooklyn diner where Max (Kat Dennings, left) and Caroline (Beth Behrs, right) work, joins the two women as they count their earnings on 2 Broke Girls. Cliff Lipson/CBS hide caption

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For Asians And Latinos, Stereotypes Persist In Sitcoms

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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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Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) owns slaves on AMC's Hell On Wheels. But the guys he's chasing are worse. Chris Large/AMC hide caption

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Television's New Antiheroes: Creating Sympathy For The Devilish

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Skipper Bivens of Animal Planet's Hillbilly Handfishin'. David Yellen/Animal Planet hide caption

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Disappointing 'Redneck' TV Shortchanges The American South

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Russell Hornsby as Hank Griffin and David Giuntoli as Nick Burkhardt on NBC's Grimm. Scott Green/NBC hide caption

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Networks Add New Twists To Old Formulas, But Few Are Succeeding

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Brian Williams will set the course for the new NBC newsmagazine Rock Center. The network is positioning it as a serious news program and expecting a ratings struggle, at least at first.

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Kelli Garner is one of the stars of ABC's nostalgic Pan Am. Bob D'Amico/ABC hide caption

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Fall TV: Nostalgia For The Glamorous 1960s Needs A Tune-Up

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Jaycee Dugard talks to ABC's Diane Sawyer. Jill Belsley/ABC News hide caption

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ABC News Leads The Way In A Long Summer Of Women-In-Peril Stories

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Oprah Winfrey, chairman of the Oprah Winfrey Network, speaks to reporters during the Discovery Communications Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. Chris Pizzello/Associated Press hide caption

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A Day Of One's OWN: One Man Watches Oprah's Network

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Aziz Ansari stars as Tom Haverford on NBC's Parks And Recreation. Chris Haston/NBC hide caption

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It's Emmy Season, And The Nominees Should Be...

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Andre Braugher, LisaGay Hamilton, Ray Romano and Scott Bakula star on TNT's Men Of A Certain Age. Danny Feld/TNT hide caption

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Summer Television: A Time Of 'Men,' Werewolves And Aliens

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Justin Grennen looks on as Carson Daly signals a recent victory for Beverly McClellen on NBC's The Voice. Lewis Jacobs/NBC hide caption

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How NBC's 'The Voice' Is The Anti-'American Idol'

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Steve Carell's Michael Scott is saying goodbye to Dunder Mifflin — and the employees he's managed (and mortified) over the years. Trae Patton/NBC Universal hide caption

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Michael Scott: So Long, Loser (We'll Really Miss You)

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