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Hal Boedeker
Works at Orlando Sentinel
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in Orlando, FL
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Donald Trump was no Ronald Reagan when it came to drawing inauguration viewers. 
Donald Trump’s inauguration averaged nearly 31 million across 12 channels, according to Nielsen.
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The CW's new take on Archie should please fans of TV melodrama. #Riverdale  
They hold the “Sugar Sugar” in “Riverdale,” CW’s sharp and sour take on characters from Archie Comics.
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Arsenio is coming to town for 'The Festival of Laughs.' #Arsenio  
Arsenio Hall will join Mike Epps for “The Festival of Laughs,” which will be performed at 8 p.m. Feb. 3 at the CFE Arena.
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Sheldon Cooper: ratings magnet. #BigBangTheory  
Sheldon Cooper’s peacemaking skills impressed Thursday viewers.
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The NFL, SNL, Bill Maher, Trevor Noah, inauguration specials and a remake of a beloved tearjerker. #Beaches  
Donald Trump , the NFL and Idina Menzel supply the weekend highlights.
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The inauguration will be a marathon TV event. You have alternatives on Friday. #AmyPoehler  
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Trump inspires the late-night hosts to turn up the comical commentary. 
The commentators and comics have given Donald Trump a lot to tweet about.
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Look who's talking Sunday morning.
Kellyanne Conway , counselor to President Donald Trump , will appear on several Sunday morning talk shows.
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Donald Trump starts his presidency by surprising the TV's talking heads again.
In his first moments as president, Donald Trump flabbergasted television’s pundits.
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Adele will be back at the Grammys. It could be her big night. #Grammys   #Adele  
Adele had sound problems at last year’s Grammys, but she will be back this year to perform.
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Kathleen Madigan talks The Villages, journalism, Lewis Black, Jerry Seinfeld, Donald Trump and a missing airline. #KathleenMadigan  
Comic Kathleen Madigan delivers one of her wittiest bits about The Villages and her “illegal” attempts, as someone younger than 55, to spend a night in the retirement community about one hour from Orlando.
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Janet Reno gets admiration and the star treatment from Discovery Channel.
Jane Lynch is going from “Glee” to the government.
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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.
Education
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism, 1974 - 1978
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Television writer and critic on local and national issues and how they affect the Orlando community.
Employment
  • 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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Orlando, FL
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