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Hal Boedeker
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Another big honor for #BettyWhite and I don't mean an Oprah Winfrey interview.
Betty White and the Daytime Emmy Awards have a date April 26, when she will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Polio as possible cancer cure? CBS' 60 Minutes has details.
CBS' "60 Minutes" looks at the polio virus as a treatment for brain cancer in a Scott Pelley report this weekend.
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Regrets, he had a few, when it came to Ava Gardner. So says Nancy Sinatra about her father on CBS Sunday Morning.
The stormy love story of Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner is part of Hollywood lore. But he had a few regrets in conducting that romance his way, daughter Nancy says.
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What happens next for Rick? The season finale of #TheWalkingDead will be the weekend's biggest program. But the other offerings include a cyber-hack on The Good Wife, British drama on PBS and Killing Jesus.
Jesus, Justin Timberlake and Rick Grimes propel the weekend's TV highlights.
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Without #Empire some familiar series topped the Wednesday ratings.
With no "Empire," Wednesday ratings fell back to normal levels.
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Central Florida viewers interested in local arts and science can look to PBS station WUCF on Thursdays.
Central Florida art and science receive showcases in two back-to-back series Thursday on WUCF-Channel 24, Orlando's PBS station.
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Ashley Judd enjoyed the Kentucky victory, which scored a win for CBS despite the lopsided score.
Kentucky may have overwhelmed West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament, but basketball was still a winner for CBS Thursday night.
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The late Edward Kennedy will be recalled often on the Sunday morning programs. The guests include Ted Cruz, John Boehner, John Kasich and Martin O'Malley.
The dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate will be a topic on the Sunday morning programs.
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I talked to Jay Leno, who will play Orlando on Monday, about life after The Tonight Show. The topics included political jokes, contentment vs. happiness, Bill Maher, James Corden and David Letterman.
Do fans tell Jay Leno they miss him on "The Tonight Show"?
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Barbara Walters returns to The View, which celebrates 4,000 episodes in a telecast Friday.
Barbara Walters and Joy Behar return as guest co-hosts when "The View" marks 4,000 episodes on Friday.
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Say it ain't so, Dowager Countess.
The show won't go on for "Downton Abbey" after next season.
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Winter Park High alum Billy Gardell is loving the jump to game-show host. He guides Monopoly Millionaires' Club.
Comedian Billy Gardell is so grateful about hitting the show-business jackpot as star of CBS' "Mike & Molly" that he's perfect casting to host TV's "Monopoly Millionaires' Club."
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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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