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Hal Boedeker
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Cynical Tyrion says he's all in with Daenerys. He isn't alone. #GameOfThrones delivers a brutal and compelling season finale.
Never bet against the lady with the dragons.
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I hope this interview will help you. It helped me this morning. Thank you #NPR #PaulineBoss #KristaTippett
Author Pauline Boss has weighed in on the myth of closure in a powerful interview on NPR's "On Being."
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A grand representative of Hollywood history: Olivia de Havilland turns 100 next week. TCM celebrates her as its star of the month for July.
"Gone With the Wind" actress Olivia de Havilland turns 100 on Friday, the day TCM starts celebrating her as its star of the month for July.
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Goodbye to a class act: John Brown leaves WOFL.
With a group hug, the staff at Fox 35 on Friday said farewell to "Good Day Orlando" anchor John Brown after five years.
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NPR's Latino USA examines the popularity and sense of community at Pulse nightclub. #OrlandoUnited #Pulse 
UPDATED: The NPR radio show "Latino USA" months ago planned a show dedicated to gay pride, but that episode changed dramatically after the Pulse massacre in Orlando.
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A new season of Big Brother starts with Ride the Rocket and the night's biggest audience. #BigBrother  
CBS had a mixed Wednesday night. "Big Brother" had a good start, and "American Gothic" didn't.
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Marco Rubio explains why he cannot be Donald Trump's running mate. #FaceTheNation  
Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., again rules out being the GOP candidate's running mate in an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation."
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Congratulations to David Feherty for a wonderful program on Peter Oosterhuis. #Feherty #GolfChannel  
Former golfing announcer Peter Oosterhuis is giving his first TV interview since being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease last year.
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WOFL hires John Brown's replacement, and he's a familiar face for many Central Florida viewers.
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The weekend highlights: Game of Thrones season finale leads the list, naturally. #GameOfThrones 
The season finale of "Game of Thrones" leads the weekend highlights.
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Enzian announces Pulse fundraiser: Memories of a Penitent Heart. #Enzian  
To raise money for the Pulse victims and their families, Enzian has announced a special screening.
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Great honor for a great actor: Al Pacino gets the Kennedy Center Honor. Other recipients include James Taylor, the Eagles and Mavis Staples. #KennedyCenterHonors  
Actor Al Pacino , singer James Taylor and the Eagles will receive the Kennedy Center Honors this year.
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Television writer and critic on local and national issues and how they affect the Orlando community.
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  • Orlando Sentinel
    Television critic, 1995 - present
  • The Miami Herald
    editor, TV critic, 1984 - 1995
  • The Columbia Daily Tribune
    editor, 1980 - 1984
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Television critic Hal Boedeker
Introduction
Television critic Hal Boedeker has worked at the Orlando Sentinel since 1995. Before that he worked at The Miami Herald for nearly 11 years.
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Hal Boedeker has won four Green Eyeshade Awards for his criticism. He has covered every nuance of the Casey Anthony case and other local stories. He routinely breaks stories about local media and produces numerous blog posts daily about the TV industry.
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism, 1974 - 1978
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