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Martin Clunes plays Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton in the Acorn TV miniseries Manhunt. Acorn TV hide caption

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'Manhunt' Highlights The Teamwork That Took Down A Serial Killer

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In the American Gods season 2 opener, Shadow (Ricky Whittle) approaches The Carousel, which will ... you know what, it's tough to explain. Myles Aronowitz/Starz hide caption

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Michael Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse during his child molestation trial in May 2005. Carlo Allegri/Getty Images hide caption

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'Leaving Neverland' Is Hard To Watch — But Important To See

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Wade Robson met Michael Jackson more than 30 years ago. "He was one of the kindest, most gentle, loving, caring people I knew," Robson says. "He also sexually abused me for seven years." Robson, pictured above, and James Safechuck — who also met Jackson as a child in the 1980s — tell their stories in the new HBO documentary Leaving Neverland. HBO hide caption

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'Leaving Neverland' Makes Powerful But One-Sided Case Against The King Of Pop

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Natasha Lyonne co-created and stars in the Netflix series Russian Doll. Netflix hide caption

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Russian Doll: Let Us Loop You In

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In 1993, Lorena Bobbitt made national headlines when she severed her husband's penis and threw it out a car window. She said her husband had been abusive. Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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26 Years Later, 'Lorena' Revisits The Bobbitt Saga — And The Media Reaction

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Know that we still have each other: The members of The Umbrella Academy (l to r: Cameron Brodeur, Aidan Gallagher, Blake Talabis, Dante Albidone, Eden Cupid, Ethan Hwang, Colm Feore) say cheese. Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix hide caption

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John Malkovich plays Agatha Christie's iconic detective Hercule Poirot in the three-part Amazon Prime miniseries, The ABC Murders. Gareth Gattrell /Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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In 'The ABC Murders,' John Malkovich Plays An Older, More Vulnerable Poirot

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'Black Earth Rising' Is A Fascinating, If Clunky, Take On The Rwandan Genocide

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Netflix's Tidying Up With Marie Kondo is a different kind of cleaning show — one that prioritizes self-care. Netflix hide caption

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Chris Pine plays a washed-up newspaper reporter in 1965 Los Angeles in the TNT miniseries I Am the Night. Clay Enos/TNT hide caption

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Mystery Miniseries 'I Am The Night' Borne From Real-Life Family Secrets

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Brooke (Heléne Yorke) and Cary (Drew Tarver) ride the product-placed coattails of their younger brother in The Other Two. John Pack/Comedy Central hide caption

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Siblings Struggle (Hilariously) In Their Kid Brother's Shadow: 'The Other Two'

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Glen Weldon, Linda Holmes, and Stephen Thompson took to Brooklyn's The Bell House on January 12th, 2019 for the Brooklyn Podcast Festival. Mike Katzif /NPR hide caption

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Benedict Cumberbatch plays Dominic Cummings, the top strategist for Britain's "Leave" campaign in the HBO film Brexit. Nick Wall/HBO hide caption

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Breezy And Irreverent 'Brexit' Captures Big Truths About Today's Politics

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