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TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'
TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'

"The Future With Emily Heller" and "Sound Advice With Vanessa Slater" (Above Average/YouTube). Two similarly structured, similarly themed good-things-in-small-packages series from the Broadway Video YouTube channel Above Average. (Lorne Michaels is the sun who shines down on it all.) In each, the star plays counselor to celebrated Real People, not in a pranking way exactly, but in what feels like semi-improvised double acts. (Each has that good-bits-cut-together feel -- the blooper reel turned into narrative style.) They are transactional comedies, in psychospeak. Comedian Emily Heller represents herself as a "celebrity psychic" or "psychic-style...

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