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2:07pm

Mon December 3, 2012
Monkey See

PBS Remixes 'Reading Rainbow,' Delights Map And Book Nerds Everywhere

Originally published on Tue December 4, 2012 2:48 pm

12:59pm

Thu November 29, 2012
The Two-Way

Former NBC Chief Jeff Zucker Taking Over At CNN

Originally published on Thu November 29, 2012 2:56 pm

Jeff Zucker, who's going to CNN.
Robert Pitts Landov

"Veteran news producer and former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker will become the president of CNN Worldwide in January," CNN confirmed earlier today.

The Associated Press writes that:

"Zucker will be based in New York and report to Phil Kent, who runs all of the Turner networks for parent company Time Warner.

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10:42am

Wed November 28, 2012
Middle East

In Syria, Aleppo Today Is Must-See TV For Survival

Aleppo Today broadcasts are simple but relay crucial information — from tank movements to Internet connectivity — to the people who remain in the embattled northern Syrian town. It relies on a network of 70 correspondents to provide a 24-hour news stream.
Aleppo Today

5:31am

Tue November 27, 2012
Monkey See

Running A Comedy Machine: How Chuck Lorre Makes Hits

Originally published on Tue November 27, 2012 3:51 pm

Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons in The Big Bang Theory, one of Chuck Lorre's three popular comedies currently on CBS.
Sonja Flemming CBS

On Tuesday's Morning Edition, NPR's Neda Ulaby has a story about Chuck Lorre, the producer whose name is attached to three of the five highest-rated comedies on American television last season: The Big Bang Theory, Two And A Half Men, and Mike & Molly.

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10:28pm

Fri November 23, 2012
The Two-Way

'Dallas' Villain Larry Hagman Dies At 81

Originally published on Sat November 24, 2012 12:22 pm

Actor Larry Hagman, star of the TV series Dallas, poses during the 2010 Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco on June 8, 2010.
Christian Alminana AFP/Getty Images

Larry Hagman, who played the villain J.R. Ewing on television's long-running, prime-time soap opera Dallas, has died. He was 81.

A source close to Hagman confirmed his passing to NPR but would not speak on the record at the request of the family.

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