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A new controversial HBO series called "Euphoria" premiered this weekend, and it follows a troubled high school student just out of rehab.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With its graphic depictions of drug addiction and sex, HBO's 'Euphoria' depicts a modern version of teen life that's beyond bleak.

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Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Thomas Wilkins, was 8 years old when he found classical music. “Music was calling me by name.

Hollywood Bowl conductor Thomas Wilkins on connecting musicians

Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Thomas Wilkins, was 8 years old when he found classical music. “Music was calling me by name.

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"Men in Black: International" is an industrial product salvaged from the remnants of an exhausted franchise and aimed at a young audience that may not know or care what a joy the…

Men in Black: International

"Men in Black: International" is an industrial product salvaged from the remnants of an exhausted franchise and aimed at a young audience that may not know or care what a joy the…

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Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks comedy in everyday life in Season 2 of "Fleabag".

Phoebe Waller-Bridge: "Fleabag"

Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks comedy in everyday life in Season 2 of "Fleabag".

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Comedian Seth Meyers talks journey from "Weekend Update" to daily update in "Late Night with Seth Meyers".

Seth Meyers: "Late Night with Seth Meyers’’

Comedian Seth Meyers talks journey from "Weekend Update" to daily update in "Late Night with Seth Meyers".

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A big flop is painful even to the most successful filmmakers.

The Business exclusive: Simon Kinberg on the dark fate of ‘Dark Phoenix’

A big flop is painful even to the most successful filmmakers.

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Our critics review "Shaft," about an FBI cyber security expert whose friend dies mysteriously, then pairs up with his father, cop John Shaft, to find the truth; "The Dead Don't Die," a…

Critic: 'Men in Black: International' is absolutely useless, but Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thomson are fun together

Our critics review "Shaft," about an FBI cyber security expert whose friend dies mysteriously, then pairs up with his father, cop John Shaft, to find the truth; "The Dead Don't Die," a…

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Emmy nomination voting is open.

Hollywood news banter: Is ‘Game of Thrones’ a category killer?

Emmy nomination voting is open.

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The first round of Emmy voting began earlier this week, and we're starting to get the lay of the land.

Emmy nomination voting underway

The first round of Emmy voting began earlier this week, and we're starting to get the lay of the land.

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Twelve years ago, director Leila Conners teamed up with Leonardo DiCaprio to produce the eco-documentary “The 11th Hour.”

Reversing climate change and supporting nature in ‘Ice on Fire’

Twelve years ago, director Leila Conners teamed up with Leonardo DiCaprio to produce the eco-documentary “The 11th Hour.”

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We talk about season three of The Handmaid’s Tale, the TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel.

Coming out as trans in a review of The Handmaid’s Tale

We talk about season three of The Handmaid’s Tale, the TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel.

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Last week, 'Jeopardy!' was in the headlines as contestant James Holzhauer ended his epic streak on the show.

Ding! Ding! Ding! Summer brings a surge of game shows

Last week, 'Jeopardy!' was in the headlines as contestant James Holzhauer ended his epic streak on the show.

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“The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is about the stories we need to tell ourselves.

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

“The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is about the stories we need to tell ourselves.

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Fox  won a legal victory  over Netflix in its lawsuit regarding executive poaching.

Hollywood news banter: Fox guards its henhouse

Fox won a legal victory over Netflix in its lawsuit regarding executive poaching.

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Our critics review "Dark Phoenix," the 12th installment in the X-Men film series, starring Sophie Turner as Jean Grey/Phoenix; "I Am Mother," a Netflix original about a teen girl…

Is 'Dark Phoenix' a satisfying end to the X-Men film franchise?

Our critics review "Dark Phoenix," the 12th installment in the X-Men film series, starring Sophie Turner as Jean Grey/Phoenix; "I Am Mother," a Netflix original about a teen girl…

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Famed tenor Luciano Pavarotti teamed up with Bono, Sting, and Mariah Carey to bring opera to the masses.

Ron Howard documents the life of opera singer Luciano Pavarotti

Famed tenor Luciano Pavarotti teamed up with Bono, Sting, and Mariah Carey to bring opera to the masses.

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In the Netflix dramedy series ‘Dead to Me,’ Christina Applegate plays new widow Jen, in shock after a hit-and-run killed her husband while he was out for a late-night jog.

'Dead to Me' creator on grief, friendship, and improv

In the Netflix dramedy series ‘Dead to Me,’ Christina Applegate plays new widow Jen, in shock after a hit-and-run killed her husband while he was out for a late-night jog.

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Nearly three years ago, Fox sued Netflix over the poaching of executives who were under contract.

Fox scores a legal victory over Netflix in executive poaching case

Nearly three years ago, Fox sued Netflix over the poaching of executives who were under contract.

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In the new Netflix romantic comedy "Always Be My Maybe," Ali Wong and Randall Park play close childhood friends, Sasha and Marcus, who reconnect as adults.

Nahnatchka Khan on 'Always Be My Maybe,' and how much the industry has changed since 'Fresh Off the Boat'

In the new Netflix romantic comedy "Always Be My Maybe," Ali Wong and Randall Park play close childhood friends, Sasha and Marcus, who reconnect as adults.

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