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Culture

How Trump is changing TV

The Trump phenomenon was built, in large part, by television. Michael Schneider tells us how the former star of "The Apprentice" is shaking up Hollywood — and creating some unexpected winners.

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Sports

Best (and Worst) Super Bowl Commercials

Most of us prefer to fast-forward through TV commercials in our everyday lives. But on Super Bowl Sunday, the ads are almost as hyped as the game itself. Featuring celebrity endorsements, special effects, and the kind of humor that pushes the envelope,

Global Politics

Rastamouse upsets some people

The World's Alex Gallafent tells us about a new kids TV show in Britain called Rastamouse. It's wildly popular, but it's also been criticized for racial stereotyping. So will Rastamouse follow Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelina Ballerina onto US screens?

Conflict & Justice

Al Jazeera's impact on Libya

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Al Jazeera's impact on events in Libya. The TV network's Arabic language news coverage is watched via satellite by many Libyans hungry for something other than the official coverage on Libya's state-run broadcasters.

Arts, Culture & Media

Rebecca Dana

Wall Street Journal writer Rebecca Dana talks about the identity crisis facing Fox's hit television show "24," given the recent debate about torture in Washington.