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'Top Gear' Returns With New Hosts On BBC America

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Malachi Kirby and Emayatzy Corinealdi in the new production of Roots. Steve Dietl hide caption

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A Modern 'Roots' For An American Society Still 'Based On The Color Line'

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From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole

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Comedian Maria Bamford Finds Humor In Uncomfortable Topics

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Eddie Huang is a chef and restaurateur, a TV host and the author of two memoirs. Donald Traill/Invision/AP hide caption

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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

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Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Audie Cornish speak onstage during NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast in the Vulture Festival on May 22, 2016 in New York City. Brad Barket/Getty Images for Vulture Festival hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live At The Vulture Festival

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Malachi Kirby plays Kunta Kinte in the updated version of the miniseries Roots. Steve Dietl/The History Channel hide caption

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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

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In the fourth season of the IFC show Maron, Marc Maron's character becomes addicted to opioids and loses his house, cats and podcast. Tyler Golden/IFC hide caption

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Marc Maron On Sobriety And Managing His 'Uncomfortable' Comfort Zone

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From 'Apprentice' To 'MacGyver,' TV Raids Old Shows To Excite Advertisers

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From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation

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CBS News Icon Morley Safer Dies At 84

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The Late Late Show host James Corden performs in a Hamilton parody, as CBS and other networks present their fall lineups at this year's upfronts. CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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TV Networks Hope To Lure Advertisers At Annual 'Upfronts'

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