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Tracee Ellis Ross goes back in time with 'black-ish' finales

It's been a big year for ABC's "black-ish." The show opened its sophomore season with a hilarious yet sophisticated exploration of the N-word, hit the midway mark with a stunning episode in which three generations of the Johnson family discussed police violence against black Americans, and ended with a homage to the 1970s Norman Lear sitcom "Good Times." 

Tracee Ellis Ross, who plays Dr.

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Kirsten Dunst sees an 'Orange Is the New Black' future for her 'Fargo' character

We know that showrunner Noah Hawley has gone ahead and planned the next season of his extraordinary anthology series “Fargo” without Kirsten Dunst, casting Ewan McGregor in a dual role playing polar opposite brothers.

But that doesn’t keep us from wishing that maybe, some season in the future, we can find out what’s going on with Dunst’s resourceful, delusional, murderous “Fargo” housewife, Peggy.

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell's role on 'Underground' is physically tough — and humbling

As an actor, channeling the physical and emotional pangs in telling the story of a group of slaves who risk everything to trek 600 miles to escape captivity brings with it a quick reality check: this wasn't a TV drama for those who actually braved the perilous journey.

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This election could change the Oscars: Spielberg and 103 others set out to woo an angry Academy

The election is around the corner, and just about everywhere you go in town, you’ll find pockets of disaffected voters angry that their representatives aren’t listening to them.

Only the names on this ballot aren’t Trump and Clinton. Instead, they’re Spielberg and Babyface.

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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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