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NPR's Eric Deggans On Which Shows Deserve To Win

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The Deuce takes place in 1970s New York, as pornography is becoming legal. (Pictured: Pernell Walker, James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.) Paul Schiraldi/HBO hide caption

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Pimps, Porn And Prostitution: Dissecting 'The Deuce'

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'Saturday Night Live' Stops Accepting Jokes From Freelancers

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Ken Burns' 10-part, 18-hour series premiers Sunday. Above, an American Marine machine gun crew is poised for action. Cpl. Aker/PBS hide caption

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New Ken Burns Series Remembers Vietnam War Through The Eyes Of Everyday People

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Television producer Shonda Rhimes at the 2017 Success Makers Summit in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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Picking Pop Culture's People We're Pulling For

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Len Wein, Co-Creator Of Wolverine And Storm Comics, Dies At 69

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Where No One Has Gone Before, For Good Reason: (L-R): Penny Johnson Jerald, Mark Jackson, Seth MacFarlane, Peter Macon, Scott Grimes, Adrianne Palicki, J. Lee and Halston Sage star in The Orville. FOX hide caption

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Maggie Gyllenhaal plays Candy, a prostitute who begins to see a way off the street, in HBO's The Deuce. Paul Schiraldi/HBO hide caption

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In 'The Deuce,' Sex Isn't Titillating — It's Business

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Actress Pamela Adlon Says 'Better Things' Is Dedicated To Her Daughters

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'Top Of The Lake: China Girl' Takes You Places Cop Shows Usually Ignore

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Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), the dashing Highland warrior. Aimee Spinks/Starz Entertainment, LLC hide caption

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New Season Of 'Outlander' Is So Much More Than A Hunky Face (And Rock-Hard Abs)

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Two High-Profile Creators Pass The Baton From 'Twin Peaks' To 'The Deuce'

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The Rev. Robert Wright Lee, a relative of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, resigned on Monday as pastor from a North Carolina church. Above, Lee speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards in August. Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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Michael Jackson appears at a news conference in New York in 1992, where it was announced that a marketing agreement had been struck between Jackson and Pepsi-Cola International. Richard Drew/Associated Press hide caption

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Using Black Celebrities To Push Pop, Pudding And Politics

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Actress Chloe Bennet says changing her last name from Wang to Bennet allowed her to get more casting roles in Hollywood. While she did this, she says she hopes Asian American women that come after her do not have to take the same steps to find work. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Actress Chloe Bennet Wants To Change The Narrative For Asian-Americans In Hollywood

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