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Edward Herrmann, the first to arrive for a group portrait session of approximately 100 Tony Award-winning actors, keeps busy before the shoot on June 1, 2006, at the Shubert Theatre in New York. Herrmann died Wednesday in New York at the age of 71. He had brain cancer. Diane Bondareff/AP hide caption

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John Oliver Is No One's Friend On His New HBO Show

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The Sesame Workshop app called Big Bird's Words helps children not only learn new vocabulary, but also understand the interconnectedness between words. Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Vocab Tech For Toddlers Encourages 'Anytime, Anywhere Learning'

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Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had some reservations about taking on the role of Nessa Stein in the SundanceTV original series The Honorable Woman. Middle East conflicts are so sensitive, she says, "It's really complicated and it goes back so far." Des Willie/SundanceTV hide caption

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In 'The Honorable Woman,' There's No One You Can Trust

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Louis C.K. On His 'Louie' Hiatus: 'I Wanted The Show To Feel New Again'

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If You've Ever Looked For Faces In Your Potato Chips, Thank Myrtle Young

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Allison Tolman plays Deputy Sheriff Molly Solverson in the FX TV series Fargo. It's a breakout role for the actress who had done only theater and commercials. Chris Large hide caption

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Bianculli's Top 10: 2014 Was A 'Good Year For Programming'

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Protesters in Boston during a December demonstration against the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Mo. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Stephen Colbert will host his final episode of The Colbert Report Thursday after nine years on air. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A Tribute To Stephen Colbert, A Self-Proclaimed 'Junkie For Exhaustion'

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Craig Ferguson hosts The Late Late Show in 2011. Sonja Flemming/AP hide caption

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Boundary-Pushing Late Night Hosts Move On — Colbert Up, Ferguson Out

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