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Thursday TV in Review: Scandal, Community, Being Elmo and More

Henry Ian Cusick, Kerry Washington

With a title like Scandal, surely you didn't expect subtlety to be on the menu of Shonda Rhimes' latest ABC potboiler. But as a companion piece to her enduring and still entertaining breakthrough Grey's Anatomy, it's just what the doctor ordered. If your doctor happens to be an indulgent "Dr. Feelgood" ...
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Katy Perry, Steve Buscemi to Host Saturday Night Live

Katy Perry

She's been to studio 8H before, but when Katy Perry returns to Saturday Night Live next month, she'll have a few more responsibilities.

The singer, 27, will host for the first time on Dec. 10, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Robyn — who is... read more

Crystal Bowersox Makes Her Acting Debut on Body of Proof: "I Was Pretty Insecure"

Crystal Bowersox

For her acting debut on Body of Proof, Crystal Bowersox says fans will be surprised, but not necessarily because she's playing a character with a rap sheet or acting opposite famous series star Dana Delany.

"I think the mug shot is the gnarliest of all," she tells TVGuide.com. "I took the mug shot myself in a hotel in New Jersey so I'm pretty proud of that."

Fans will meet the rougher and tougher side of American Idol's Season 9 runner-up when she guest-stars on Tuesday's episode (airing at 10/9c on ABC) as Zoe Brant, a woman serving 4-7 years behind bars for assaulting her drug dealer. Zoe comes under some intense questioning by Megan Hunt (Delany) and... read more

Sesame Street YouTube Page Restored After Being Hacked with Porn

Sesame Street

The official YouTube channel for Sesame Street briefly was hacked with explicit content before being restored, according to CNN.

On Sunday, the page was overtaken with pornography for about 20 minutes before being removed.

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Matt's Guide to Monday TV: The New Season

Rachel Bilson

As opening nights go, last Monday's kickoff to the fall season was pretty spectacular. Now with the two Charlies laid to rest (and Sheen charred at the celebrity roast), we'll see how Two and a Half Men holds up, along with the rest of CBS' comedy lineup. Add some high-profile dinosaurs to the mix this week, and it should be another fascinating night.

First, the new shows ...
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Sesame Street To Return with a Host of Celebrity Guests, Spoofs

Sesame Street

Sesame Street's upcoming 42nd season promises a gaggle of celebrity guests who'll frolic with children and puppets — as well as some skits based on pop-culture references.

Speaking of those, Glee (in a skit called "G"), Deadliest Catch ("The Heaviest Catch"), the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark ("SpiderMonster the Musical") and cooking competitions...
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Friday Night Lights, Game of Thrones Claim TCA Awards

Friday Night Lights, Parks and Recreation, Game Of Thrones

Critics sure do love the underdogs. Friday Night Lights, which didn't receive Emmy attention until its final two seasons, won the Program of the Year award for its final season at the Television Critics Association Awards on Saturday night. 

Game of Thrones, which was one of the most buzzed-about new shows of the year, was named... read more

VIDEO: Does Sesame Street Have a Liberal Bias?

Big Bird and Elmo

According to this panel on a recent Hannity on Fox News Channel, Sesame Street tacks hard to the left. ...
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Top Moments: The Good Wife Goes to Bat and The Bachelor Goes Radio Silent

The Good Wife

Our top moments of the week:

11. Second Most Egg-cellent Entrance:
Mocking Lady Gaga's Grammys egg arrival, Conan O'Brien opens his talk show by busting out of an Egg Beaters carton. "That's my entrance with zero cholesterol," he says. Now, dare he wear a condom-inspired outfit as well?

10. Not a Fame Monster Award: But not everyone goes gaga for Lady Gaga. On 60 Minutes, the pop star tries to show... read more

Katy Perry: I Used to Hate My "Enormous Boobs"

Katy Perry

Katy Perry isn't shy about showing off her feminine physique (just ask Sesame Street), but the pop star says she used to hate her breasts.

Watercooler: Katy Perry is far from a firework on How I Met Your Mother

"I'm generally around 130 pounds, which is totally fine for me. But when I was a kid, I was the same height and weighed more like ... read more

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Premiered: 1970, on PBS
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Premise: A landmark series set in an ethnically diverse urban neighborhood where every day is a sunny one. It features songs, skits, animation and, of course, Muppets to teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts. A public-television gem that's older than PBS itself, 'Sesame Street' debuted in 1969 on National Educational Television. Since that time, this influential show has won more Emmys than any other in TV history (more than 90 at last count) and can be seen in more than 140 countries.

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