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Jerry Nelson, the Man Behind the ‘Sesame Street’ Count, Has Passed

It’s a sad day for lovers of ‘Sesame Street’ everywhere — Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer who gave Count von Count his voice passed away Thursday of unspecified causes at the age of 78.

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Sherman Hemsley, TV’s George Jefferson, Dies at 74

Sherman Hemsley, a television fixture of the ’70s and ’80s, has died at his home in El Paso, Texas at age 74. His passing is being attributed to “natural causes.”

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Viacom and DirecTV Finally Reach Deal, Blackout Ends As Millions Get Their Channels Back — Dollars and Sense

Viacom and DirecTV have made up. The cable programmer and the satellite broadcaster reached a deal on Friday after a nine-day standstill over a fee hike which led to blackouts.

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DirecTV Drops 17 Channels Due to Dispute with Viacom

If you're kids weren't able to get their daily dose of SpongeBob Square Pants today, or you were left without your favorite show on Comedy Central, MTV or Spike - You're not alone.

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Are Your Kids Becoming TV Addicts? Guess What the Cure Is

Want your kids to watch less TV? Spend more time with them. It’s that simple. A new study indicates doing so could mean they log 30 fewer minutes in front of the boob tube every day.

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Amazon Goes for Big Laughs — How You Can Help Launch Its New Sitcoms

The web has opened a new portal for original shows and movies, particularly on sites such as Hulu, Yahoo and Netflix.

Now Amazon has joined the race by putting together ideas for shows of its own.

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’60 Minutes’ Host Mike Wallace Has Died at 93 [Tribute Video]

Veteran TV news anchor Mike Wallace, who was with "60 Minutes" for 38 seasons, died Saturday. He was 93.

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What Profession Could ‘Mad Men’ Be Bringing Back in Style?

April 25 marks the 60th anniversary of Administrative Professionals Day, but a new survey reveals those who hold such jobs are increasingly using a far less modern term to describe themselves: secretaries.

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