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Where to Watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will take place on Monday, Sept. 26, beginning at 9pm ET. The debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and is slated to be 90 minutes long. NBC News anchor Lester Holt will moderate this long-awaited first presidential debate, which will be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by the moderator. The topics for the first debate were announced this week and sound fairly vague: “America’s Direction,” “Achieve Prosperity” and “Securing America.” […]

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Legendary CBS Newsman Morley Safer Dies at 84

Just a week after retiring from 60 Minutes following 46 seasons reporting for the iconic news program, equally legendary newsman Morley Safer has passed away today at age 84, CBS announced. Safer reportedly died in his Manhattan home; no cause of death has been announced at this time. Safer had been in declining health when he announced his retirement. CBS broadcast a special hour dedicated to Safer just this past Sunday. “Morley was one of the most important journalists in any medium, ever,” said CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. “He broke ground in war reporting and made a name that will […]

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Less commercials, more grit and Shakespeare: TNT 2016 Upfronts

When TNT execs said they were going less procedural with their rebranding strategy earlier this year they weren’t kidding. While Rizzoli & Isles begins its final season starting June 6, what follows is an explosive lineup that will make any granny, hooked on TNT police procedural, blush. TNT announced to advertisers at Turner’s 2016 Upfronts their slate of original programming for next year, which includes an unconventional, hip and edgy, period drama on William Shakespeare titled — simply — Will. “The word is out before we have even premiered our first show: We’re reaching for something special — taking creative […]

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Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump: Together Again in FOX Special

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a recent antagonistic history with FOX News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly, stemming back to a confrontation at a GOP debate last August. Following Kelly’s tough questioning of the candidate, especially about his sexist comments regarding women, Trump responded with some horribly misogynistic comments about Kelly, then sat out another FOX News debate in January. By the time Trump appeared at another FOX debate in March, things were a little better between the two, if still icy. But it appears the two may have become on better terms, or least amenable enough with each other […]