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WNYC Digital

Listen: Why Eddie Huang Wanted the Word 'Chink' on Prime-Time TV

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Listen to an excerpt from the talk-back following a sneak peak at the new ABC sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat.'

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Studio 360

Floor Plans for Your Favorite Sitcom Homes

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Two interior designers draw meticulous floor plans for the homes of our favorite TV characters, from Lucy to Carrie Bradshaw.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Behind the Scenes in Groundbreaking Television, Theater, and Invention

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Norman Lear on his controversial sitcoms. Betty Halbreich, personal shopper at Bergdorf’s. John Lahr on Tennessee Williams. Steven Johnson on the power of modern inventions. 

The Brian Lehrer Show

Context and a TV Show: The Office

Friday, May 17, 2013

NBC's "The Office" comes to an endWe talk to cultural critic Linda Holmesculture blogger for NPR's Monkey See, and management expert Tim Sullivan, editor at Harvard Business Review and author of The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Officeabout the show's impact.

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The Takeaway

S#&! His Dad Says: Justin Halpern on his Twitter feed, Best Selling Memoir and William Shatner

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Tonight is the premier of CBS's new comedy, "S#&! My Dad Says," starring William Shatner. His character was inspired by a real life curmudgeon named Sam Halpern. Millions of Americans found their sides splitting while they read his crass and hilarious quips on his son Justin Halpern's Twitter feed. The feed became so popular, Halpern scored a book deal, which shot to the New York Times bestseller list.

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