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BET miniseries 'The Book of Negroes' offers woman's view of slavery era

Since ABC's landmark miniseries "Roots" drew record ratings nearly four decades ago with its tale of brutality, survival and eventual triumph during America's era of slavery, the majority of dramatic films and TV shows dealing with the same topic have one thing in common — the central...

TV Picks: Bosch, Mozart, Gotham

Los Angeles Times Television critic Mary McNamara picks the best fare on the small screen this coming week. Los Angeles Times Television critic Mary McNamara picks the best fare on the small screen this coming week.

'Bosch' has a solid hold on the thin blue line

There's a great deal of marketing synergy propelling Amazon's first hourlong drama series "Bosch," which debuts on Friday.

NBC risks parental blowback with 'The Slap'

Parental discipline has long been a familiar subject in the living room, the classroom and even, in the case of a certain NFL player, the courtroom.

Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show': Complete remarks

On Tuesday, Jon Stewart shocked fans by announcing he would be leaving his job as host of "The Daily Show," a position he's held since 1999. Fighting back tears, he explained the decision at the end of Tuesday's show with the following remarks:

Jon Stewart announces he'll leave 'The Daily Show' this year

Jon Stewart plans to step aside as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" later this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news.

Brian Williams: Personal branding got in the way of the news

On Saturday, “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams announced that he would be temporarily vacating his chair because his personal brand recently came in direct and injurious contact with his professional obligations. 

Brian Williams' future uncertain as NBC News launches investigation

NBC News recently celebrated Brian Williams' 10 years as anchor of "NBC Nightly News" with a promotional campaign that stressed trust and experience.

TV This Week Feb. 8 - 14: 'The Slap' on NBC and more

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Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hart of Dixie' on KTLA

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NBC News standing by Brian Williams in Iraq war-embellishment issue

NBC News is standing by Brian Williams after the anchor's admission that he embellished his role in a military incident during the Iraq war.

A bumpy maiden voyage for 'Fresh Off the Boat'

"Fresh Off the Boat," the new family comedy on ABC, set out on its voyage with a relatively promising forecast. The show has been mostly well received by critics and stands as the first network sitcom about an Asian American family since Margaret Cho's short-lived "All-American Girl"...

NBC renews five dramas including 'The Blacklist', 'Law & Order: SVU'

On Thursday NBC announced the renewal of five of its drama series for the 2015-16 season. 

'The Americans' recap: Gruesome chore for spy couple

The brutality of Cold War espionage is graphically depicted when KGB agents Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell) dispose of a young woman’s corpse on the “Baggage” episode of “The Americans” on FX.

NBC's 'Allegiance' places its trust in Hope Davis

There is one good reason to watch NBC's new spy thriller "Allegiance," which premieres Thursday, and that's Hope Davis.

'Better Call Saul' creators breaking a sweat about their 'Bad' fans

The faded yellow Suzuki Esteem cruising through a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood — and the vaguely familiar figure behind the wheel — look like they've seen better days.

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