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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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This week, Disney Plus posted a super long Twitter thread listing all the content that'll come with its streaming service next month.

We're about a month away from the arrivals of Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus--with even more services to come after that.

As the House barrels towards impeachment proceedings following the reveal of the whistleblower's complaint, viewers are not surprisingly, turning to cable to figure out what's going…

For the first time in quite a while, broadcast TV looks to be offering up some promising new shows. Mike and Joe discuss what's caught their eye so far.

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.

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