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J. Michael Straczynski attends the 30th annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 19, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Beijing Payback,' The Immigrant Experience, But Make It A Crime Thriller

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Kristen Bell is back as the wry title detective in Hulu's new season of Veronica Mars. Hulu hide caption

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'Veronica Mars' Offers More Than Nostalgia; She's Always Been A Survivor

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Artists are requesting that the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York remove their work from its biennial showcase over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law enforcement supplies including tear gas. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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At Whitney Museum Biennial, 8 Artists Withdraw In Protest Of Link To Tear Gas Sales

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Kenneth Kellogg, Briana Hunter and Aaron Crouch play The Father, The Mother and The Son in the world premiere of Blue at the 2019 Glimmerglass Festival. Karli Cadel/Courtesy of the festival hide caption

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New Opera 'Blue' Takes On The Tragedy Of Police Brutality

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Tia Mowry-Hardrict plays a mother of four moving to Georgia to be closer to her in-laws in Family Reunion. John P. Fleenor/Netflix hide caption

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Inside 'Family Reunion,' A Sitcom With An All-Black Writers Room

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In Queen of the Sea, 11-year-old Margaret befriends a mysterious visitor to her island home — and learns to play chess. Copyright 2019 by Dylan Meconis/Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press hide caption

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In 'Queen Of The Sea,' The Story Rides On Goatback

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Not My Job: We Quiz 'Orange Is The New Black' Author On Laundering (Clothes)

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The original San Diego Comic-Con committee, as drawn by Scott Shaw! and inspired by Jack Kirby. Courtesy of Scott Shaw! hide caption

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San Diego Comic-Con Is Turning 50: Here's Its Origin Story

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Ophira Eisenberg performs alongside guest house musician Julian Velard on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Fly Me To The Permanent Natural Satellite

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Contestants Alysa O'Shea and Mike Racioppa appear on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Classical Power Chords

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Contestants Max Neuman and Alice Kors appear on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Put On A Happy Face

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