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Henry Louis Gates Apologizes Over Ben Affleck 'Find Your Roots' Episode

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Rachel McAdams appears with Colin Farrell in HBO's new season of True Detective. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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Why Isn't The Second Season Of 'True Detective' More Surprising?

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Reports: Brian Williams Out As 'Nightly News' Anchor But Will Stay With NBC

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Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney co-star in the new Amazon romantic comedy, Catastrophe. Ed Miller/Channel 4 hide caption

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Amazon's 'Catastrophe' Isn't One — Unlike Some TV Rom-Coms

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Taylor Schilling, left, with costar Laura Prepon on Netflix's Orange is the New Black. JOJO WHILDEN/Netflix PR hide caption

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A Good But Not Great New Season For Netflix's 'Orange Is The New Black'

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Child Molestation Scandal Involving TLC's Duggar Show Unfolds In Media

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Ken Jeong, right, stars in the new ABC series Dr. Ken. Jeong appears with, from left, Kate Simses, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Jonathan Slavin. Danny Feld/ABC hide caption

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Bob Schieffer on the set of Face the Nation in September. Chris Usher/CBS hide caption

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CBS' Bob Schieffer Retires Sunday As Last Of The Old-School TV Anchors

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New Season Of 'Halt And Catch Fire' Is A Welcomed Upgrade

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David Letterman hosts his final Late Show episode on Wednesday. Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS hide caption

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Letterman Leaves Late-Night TV With A Near-Perfect Final Show

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The cast of Mad Men: January Jones (from left), Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks and John Slattery Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC hide caption

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'Mad Men' Finale: A Love Letter To Fans Filled With Mostly Happy Endings

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Network's Fall TV Shows Embrace Diverse Casts

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