TV took a few risks this week. Entourage's Ari betrayed a client. An artist created a shocking portrait of a beloved Disney character. True Blood had us clutching our pearls at a genuinely revolting vampire sex scene. James Franco made us worry about his career choices. And Bachelorette Ali sent a potential suitor hobbling off into the sunset.
The Daytime Emmy Awards paid tribute to Dick Clark and his American Bandstand and As the World Turns, which wrapped production after 54 years last week.
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As the World Turns has wrapped production after 54 years, according to The Associated Press. The final episode will air Sept. 17.
"It's been a job and a home and friendships for 50 years," longtime star Don Hastings told the AP at the final taping Wednesday. "I don't think it's hit me yet."
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