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John Oliver gives us the doomsday video we've been waiting for
John Oliver gives us the doomsday video we've been waiting for

OK, so the world is ending -- comet, Hellmouth, robot invaders from the future, you name it. The point is, we're all about to say so long to everyone, so what's the last thing you watch on TV? In 1980, when Ted Turner was launching his 24-hour cable news channel, CNN, he figured the end of the world would be nicely accompanied by a brass band ensemble performing "Nearer My God to Thee." He produced a video and set it aside only to be played after the end of the world had been confirmed. The so-called Turner Doomsday Video was a bit of an urban legend for decades until earlier this year when Jalopnik published the video, which it had obtained from CNN's internal...

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