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Samantha Bee explains why she (mostly) puts the planet's interests ahead of her own

Samantha Bee worked as a correspondent on "The Daily Show" for 12 years before starting her own political satire series, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," in February.

The good timing, what with an election year that just keeps giving and giving, is not lost on Bee.  

"It was as though we were geniuses about it," Bee says.

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Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara get wigged out on 'Schitt's Creek'

In the rich, delightful and awkwardly named "Schitt's Creek," now in its second season on Pop – and its first season eligible for an Emmy -- Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara play Johnny and Moira Rose, rich people who lose all their money and find themselves living in a motel in a small town they discover they "own."

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'Love's' Paul Rust knows why the other table is always better at L.A. restaurants

Paul Rust, the star and co-creator of the Netflix relationship comedy "Love," describes the series' core romantic question as not necessarily "will they or won't they," but "should they or shouldn't they?"

The idea, Rust says, was to leave viewers questioning the wisdom of Gus (Rust) and Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) getting back together in the finale of the show's first season. Will they last?

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'Game of Thrones,' 'Confirmation' and 'black-ish' lead our 2016 Emmys Buzzmeter
When Norman Lear gets with Chuck Lorre, the laughs are king

The man who changed television the first time around is 93 years old.

He lives in a big yellow house -- "sprawling" would not be hyperbole -- overlooking the wild depths of Rustic Canyon. Inside, airy rooms are filled with comfortable furniture, an impressive art collection and, as if on comedic cue, a barfing cat.

“Has he been doing that a lot?”

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Gillian Jacobs found 'Love' and the outdoors with Netflix

It was six seasons and a studio lot for Gillian Jacobs during her run on the beleaguered comedy "Community."  But when that door closed, Netflix swung another wide open.

Really, really open.

Jacobs' new comedy, "Love," takes viewers on the various phases of navigating the L.A. dating scene. And it does so by actually exploring the City of Angels.

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