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Roger Allam as Prospero in William Shakespeare's The Tempest directed by Jeremy Herrin at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. Robbie Jack/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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ESPN's Karl Ravech reports on the cancellation of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament on March 12, in Nashville. With no live sports to show, the network is scrambling to fill the time. Its offerings now include diversions like cherry pit spitting and marble racing. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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Historic Games, Documentaries And ... Marble Races: ESPN Without Live Sports

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Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman attend An Evening With Discovery Channel's Mythbusters at The Paley Center for Media on June 13, 2011. Amanda Edwards/FilmMagic hide caption

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Family Friendly Crowd Pleasers: Three Things To Stream Your Whole Family Can Enjoy

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The Daily Beast listed Marc Maron's Netflix special End Times Fun as one of the 10 best stand-up specials to stream while under coronavirus quarantine. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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Comedian Marc Maron: We Need 'Groupthink Empathy' During COVID-19 Outbreak

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A reality dating show with an unconventional twist: In order to meet in person, Love Is Blind contestants must build a connection without every seeing each other. Instead, they talk through walled-off pods. Netflix hide caption

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'Love Is Blind' Couple Offers Advice For Socially Distanced Daters

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Coach Elie Rwirangira conducts a basketball lesson through a live-streaming session at YBDL Campus in Shanghai, China on March 12. Many people and companies are providing free online classes to stay fit. Aly Song/Reuters hide caption

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Stuck Inside? Here's Your TV Streaming Strategy

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Tyra Banks at the America's Next Top Model mobile game release on May 3, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images hide caption

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Three Pop Culture Recommendations To Calm Your Nerves

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Octavia Spencer plays businesswoman Madam C.J. Walker in the Netflix series Self Made. "I've always felt that her story was germane to who I am as a black woman," Spencer says. Amanda Matlovich/Netflix hide caption

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'I Always, Always Fight': Octavia Spencer On Demanding More From Hollywood

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John Turturro plays Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf in The Plot Against America, a limited HBO series based on Philip Roth's 2004 novel. "Every one of the characters struggles with that question of: Where do you stand in an America that is transforming itself into something less than a republic?" says series co-creator David Simon. Michele K. Short/HBO hide caption

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In 'Plot Against America,' David Simon Finds Present Day In An Imagined Past

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Andrew Glouberman, a character in the Netflix's animated comedy Big Mouth watches a condom demonstration. Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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With popular shows like Dear White People using a wide range of pop songs in every episode, sync placements on TV have become an increasingly important way for artists to have their music heard. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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With Shows Breaking New Artists, Music Supervisors Are The New A&R

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"It's all a lie — this world is a lie," says RuPaul Charles. "So don't base your value on the lie." RuPaul is shown above in London on Jan. 18, 2020. Tristan Fewings/Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for World of Wonder hide caption

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RuPaul's Recipe For Success? Love Yourself And Stay Flexible

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PBS fired Smiley, pictured in 2016, after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against the talk show host. During the civil trial, jurors heard from six women who said they were subjected to unwanted sexual advances from him. Rich Fury/Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption

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Project Runway mentor Christian Siriano addresses the contestants in the workroom. Barbara Nitke/Bravo hide caption

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Pamela Adlon is the writer, director, star and co-creator of the comedy-drama Better Things on FX. Pamela Littky/FX hide caption

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Jessica, one of the contestants on Netflix's reality dating series, Love Is Blind. Netflix hide caption

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Noah Centineo and Lana Condor negotiate life as an established couple in To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You Bettina Strauss/Bettina Strauss/Netflix hide caption

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'To All The Boys' Star Noah Centineo Has An 'Inner Mr. Potato Head'

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Cast members (from left) David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Matt LeBlanc pose after the show won outstanding comedy series at the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2002. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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