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Screengrab is a new KCRW commentary segment hosted by veteran TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian. Each week, they'll have a lively discussion about the evolving world of television and that screens -- be they tablets, phones or TV sets -- increasingly dominate our lives.

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It's the battle of the limited series! Plus, will "Game of Thrones" dominate? How about "Veep?" And will a hostless show hold viewers' attention?

Two new daytime talk shows debuted this week--with their new outings, hosts Tamron Hall and Kelly Clarkson are attempting to bring some excitement to a side of TV that seems to have…

Now that we're officially post-Labor Day, Mike and Joe reflect on the highs and not so highs of this year's summer TV.

It's not just your imagination--there really are a bunch of celebrities who have signed on to do projects with the forthcoming streaming service Quibi.

For your consideration billboards everywhere? Nonstop panel events? Maisel Day? It can only mean one thing: final Emmy voting has begun.

The two parts of the Redstone media empire are on the verge of becoming one. Again. CBS and Viacom were split apart in 2006, and by the looks of things, will soon be reunited.

For years, The CW and Netflix had a deal that worked well for both of them. With that pact now done, The CW looks toward a different kind of digital future.

For the first time, PBS will stream live on a so-called "skinny bundle," YouTube TV.

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When wildfire training becomes an all-hands-on-deck emergency

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Walter Mosley said the n-word at work. Then HR called.

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