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Lance Armstrong interview draws 3.2 million viewers

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In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, file photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., talk show host Oprah Winfrey, right, interviews Lance Armstrong during taping for the show "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" in Austin, Texas. Armstrong confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France cycling during the interview that aired Thursday, Jan. 17, reversing more than a decade of denial. AP Photo/Courtesy of Harpo Studios, Inc., George Burns, File

Oprah Winfrey’s much-anticipated interview with Lance Armstrong was seen by a total of 4.3 million viewers in back-to-back airings Thursday night on OWN.

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‘Game Change’ early winner in Globes

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Actress Julianne Moore poses with her Best performance by an actress in a mini-series or motion picture made for television award for "Game Change" in the press room at the Golden Globes awards ceremony in Beverly Hills on January 13, 2013.    AFP /ROBYN BECK

Premium cable networks Showtime and HBO fought it out for supremacy in the Golden Globes TV awards Sunday with multiple honors for the CIA thriller “Homeland” and “Game Change,” the movie about Sarah Palin’s rise as the 2008 Republican presidential candidate.

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Burnett: reality can work without being mean

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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 12: Executive Producer Mark Burnett of "The Job" listens onstage to questions from the audience during the CBS portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour at Langham Hotel on January 12, 2013 in Pasadena, California.   Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

Mark Burnett says reality TV shows don’t have to be mean to work.

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Michael J. Fox to play newscaster in new NBC show

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Canadian actor Michael J. Fox holds his international lifetime achievement award during the awardings of the Goldene Kamera 2011 (golden camera media prize) of the Axel Springer Verlag publishing house on February 5, 2010 in Berlin. AFP/ TOBIAS SCHWARZ

On his upcoming NBC comedy, Michael J. Fox will play a newscaster who had quit his job due to Parkinson’s Disease but returns to work in the show’s first episode because a new medical regimen has helped him control many of the disease’s symptoms.

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‘Survivor’ host Probst starts talk show

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Host Jeff Probst from the TV show "Survivor" holds the Best Host award for a Reality or Reality-competition program, in the press room during the 2009 Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on September 20, 2009.        AFP FILE PHOTO

As Jeff Probst planned his new talk show, he test-drove variations of the typical daytime program — an hour on the couch talking about social issues.

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Road warrior Dylan reopens theater in NY

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Bob Dylan. AP

Fifty years into his career as a recording artist and a week away from release of an extraordinary new CD, Bob Dylan spent his Tuesday evening where he seems to feel most comfortable — on a stage.

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CNN hiring chef Anthony Bourdain for weekend show

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In this April 7, 2011 file photo, Anthony Bourdain attends the Food Banks Can Do Awards gala in New York. CNN announced Tuesday, May 29, 2012, that Bourdain will host a weekend show on food and travel. The series is expected to launch early next year. AP FILE PHOTO/PETER KRAMER

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain will begin hosting a new show next year on — of all places — the news network CNN. The weekend show on food and travel represents a departure for CNN in both content and procedure. CNN usually does its programming in-house, but in this case an outside production company tied to Bourdain will make the series.

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Whitney Houston’s voice will never be forgotten

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Dated February 12, 2011 filed photo shows US singer Whitney Houston performing onstage during the 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons, with Clive Davis Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hill.  Houston, who dominated the US music scene in the 1980s and '90s, was found dead Saturday in a Beverly Hills hotel.  She was 48.       AFP FILE PHOTO

Whitney Houston’s downfall was so long and sad that, in an impatient public’s mind, it overshadowed her many accomplishments.

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Comedy and fairy tales upcoming in US TV season

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NEW YORK – Jimmy Kimmel’s lacerating dissection of the industry has become an annual highlight of the week when U.S. television’s biggest networks reveal programming plans to advertisers. This year he nailed the pie-eyed suspension of disbelief that characterizes each sales job. “Remember those shows we were so excited about last fall?” Kimmel said at [...]

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