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Top to bottom: must-watch TV shows that people are binge-watching around the world: The Bad Kids in China, Pasión de Gavilanes in Colombia, and Tehran in Israel. Youtube/ Screenshots by NPR hide caption

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Tim Minchin plays Lucky in the new series Upright. Mark Rogers/Sundance Now hide caption

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Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In 'Upright'

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Scientists, artists, thinkers, activists and journalists gather for meals and conservation in an episode of Pan y Circo, hosted by Diego Luna (center). Amazon Studios hide caption

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Diego Luna Says Shared Meals On 'Pan Y Circo' Transformed Cast And Crew Alike

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The Starz series P-Valley was created by Katori Hall, a playwright who adapted the story from her own play. Jessica Miglio/Starz hide caption

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Ensigns Tendi (voiced by Noel Wells), Mariner (voiced by Tawny Newsome) and Boimler (voiced by Jack Quaid) do Starfleet's grunt work on Star Trek: Lower Decks. CBS All Access hide caption

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Beyoncé performs in "Mood 4 Eva" from the visual album Black Is King released on July 31 on Disney+. Disney hide caption

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Leslie Jones announces the 2020 Emmy nominees for Outstanding Comedy Series Tuesday during the 72nd Emmy Awards Nominations Announcements in Los Angeles. Uncredited/Invision for The Television Academy hide caption

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Andrew Stuart wears a bandana as a mask while taking a selfie with his dog, Voltron, on Sunset Blvd, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. Ashley Landis/AP hide caption

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Coronavirus Questions Answered, Plus A Chat About 'Indian Matchmaking'

Should I wear a mask while running? How often should I wipe down my phone? Can I say hello to other people's dogs? Our listeners had questions about coronavirus, we have answers. Sam is joined by Short Wave host Maddie Sofia to dig into the science behind some of the decisions we have to make about everyday encounters in this pandemic. Then, Sam is all caught up in the buzz around Netflix's Indian Matchmaking, and he calls up journalist and former It's Been a Minute intern Hafsa Fathima to break it down.

Coronavirus Questions Answered, Plus A Chat About 'Indian Matchmaking'

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The Netflix series Indian Matchmaking follows Sima Taparia, a professional matchmaker from Mumbai, and her clients. Yash Ruparelia/Netflix hide caption

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Is it a match? A potential couple meet up courtesy of a matchmaker in the Netflix series Indian Matchmaking. Netflix hide caption

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Netflix's 'Indian Matchmaking' Is The Talk Of India — And Not In A Good Way

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Rutledge Wood hosts the Netflix game show Floor Is Lava, which is shot in an old IKEA warehouse in Burbank, Calif. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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Saucy, Slimy, Super-Secret: Behind The Scenes With 'Floor Is Lava' Star ... Lava

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Arabella (Michaela Coel) attends a support meeting with other survivors of sexual assault on HBO's I May Destroy You. Coel, the show's creator, writer, director and star, based the series on a personal experience. HBO hide caption

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'I May Destroy You' Let Michaela Coel Explore Dangerous Areas In A Safe Place

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Shay Rudolph, Momona Tamada, Malia Baker, and Sophie Grace star in the Netflix series, The Baby-Sitters Club. Kailey Schwerman/Netflix hide caption

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Alex Trebek Is Here To Tell You, 'The Answer Is ...'

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