When America Needed Them, 'The Waltons' Were There

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Christina Ricci plays Zelda Fitzgerald in Amazon's Z. Nicole Rivelli/Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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Forget F. Scott: In 'Z,' Christina Ricci Tells Zelda Fitzgerald's Story

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The Palestinian-Israeli movie Bar Bahar has won acclaim for its intimate portrayal of three Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv. Courtesy of Maysaloun Hamoud hide caption

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New Film Spotlights Palestinian Women Navigating Life 'In Between' Cultures

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Wright describes Martha, her Americans character, as an "average, everyday person that's open and trusting and loving." Patrick Harbron/FX hide caption

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We Are All Martha: Alison Wright On How Her 'Americans' Character Became A Hit

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Negin Farsad: Can Humor Fight Prejudice?

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Maysoon Zayid: Should Humor Make Us Uncomfortable?

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

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Konner, pictured here in 2015, helped Lena Dunham create, write and produce her HBO series. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet Jenni Konner, The Off-Screen 'Grown-Up' Who Helped Make 'Girls'

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Russia-Ukraine Conflict Crosses Into Singing Contest

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A barren, empty stretch of Scottish highlands, much like the one Eden's contestants made their lives in for a full year. Also, a reasonably accurate depiction of the show's audience these past few months (read: no one). Arterra/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Chuck Barris, Self-Proclaimed 'King Of Daytime Television'

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Stephan James and Sanaa Lathan star as federal investigators looking into a racially charged shooting in Fox's new limited series Shots Fired Fred Norris/FOX hide caption

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Seeking Empathy, 'Shots Fired' Creators Flip The Script On Police Shootings

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In 2002, Chuck Barris, the man behind TV's The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game posed in the lobby of his apartment in New York. That was the year a movie came out based on his autobiography: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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