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Keith Richards ‘Under the Influence’ Doc Due Sept. 18 on Netflix

Keith Richards is the subject of a new documentary, Keith Richards: Under the Influence, coming to Netflix in September.

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Talk Show. Podcast. Live Streaming. Everywhere You Turn, People Are Talking

It’s customary to speak of the New Golden Age of Television as a function of quality drama. But network TV begins and ends its day with talk, from Today to Tonight, where questions are being asked and answered.

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24 Jul 2015 // 10:06 AM

Reaction to Nicki Minaj’s VMA Gripe Proves Her Point

“If I was a different ‘kind’ of artist, “Anaconda” would be nominated for best choreo and vid of the year as well,” Nicki Minaj wrote in one tweet.

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16 Jul 2015 // 11:34 AM

Emmy Nominations 2015: List of Nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning.

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9 Jul 2015 // 12:27 PM

The New TV Etiquette: When Is a Spoiler Not a Spoiler?

The critical question still to be settled among polite society: Where does discussion end and spoiling begin?

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8 Jul 2015 // 4:28 PM

Hollywood, Well Much of It, Will Be Out in Force at Comic-Con

For the next four days, geek will be chic -- at least in the vicinity of downtown San Diego.

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Denis Leary Ready to Rock FX Once Again with ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’

Leary is back once again on FX with a half-hour comedy aimed more at his adult audience: Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, premiering July 16.

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30 Jun 2015 // 10:30 AM

It’s All Great Fun As Animals Run Amok in CBS’ ‘Zoo’

I think I speak for everyone when I say that television has ignored the dramatic potential of the rogue American zoologist for far too long.

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30 Jun 2015 // 9:15 AM

Years Before Court Ruling, Pop Culture Shaped Same-Sex Marriage Debate

The Supreme Court on Friday legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. But years before that 5-4 decision, film and TV helped spur Americans’ acceptance of gays and lesbians.

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23 Jun 2015 // 11:35 AM

Buttoned-up ‘Detective’ Now at Work

No other art form, with the possible exception of professional sports, is as critically deconstructed on a daily basis as television.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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