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Hal Boedeker
Works at Orlando Sentinel
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in Orlando, FL
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What a busy Sunday for TV. Go USA!
The Women's World Cup, the Coke Zero 400, 'True Detective' and Shark Week are on Sunday's schedule.
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Has getting wackier made #BigBrother more entertaining?
CBS' "Big Brother" reveals the identical twins who have been switching off in playing the game this summer.
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This Orlando journalist can cook, too. Great job on Food Fighters, Jacky Herrera!
Jacky Herrera, 30, beat four professional chefs in five rounds to collect the money on NBC's "Food Fighters."
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What kind of game is Audrey Middleton playing on #BigBrother ? 
Audrey Middleton's play on "Big Brother" was puzzling, but the show had the most viewers locally and nationally Wednesday.
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How about a serious interview with Amy Schumer? CBS Sunday Morning has one.
Amy Schumer tells 'CBS Sunday Morning' how her father's battle against multiple sclerosis and her parents' divorce influenced her comedy and outlook.
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Remember when James Earl Jones played Alex Haley?
Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley, whose book "Roots" became a national sensation as an ABC miniseries in 1977.
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In a night of new fare, a Sheldon Cooper repeat had the most viewers.
"The Big Bang Theory" had the most viewers locally and nationally. But "Big Brother" delivered young adults for CBS.
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Look who's talking Sunday: So many presidential candidates.
Sen. Ted Cruz talks to NBC's "Meet the Press," and Gov. Chris Christie visits 'Fox News Sunday.'
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Tracy Morgan enjoys himself in Central Florida. Happy Fourth of July!
Comedian Tracy Morgan celebrated his daughter's 2nd birthday Thursday at the Magic Kingdom.
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How good a businessman can Donald Trump be if he's self-destructing?
Donald Trump was known as a tough businessman, thanks in part to his "you're fired" theatrics on "The Apprentice." Now we know that was all an act.
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Fireworks, Sheeran and Shipoopi: TV celebrates the Fourth of July.
NBC, PBS and WFTV-Channel 9 have prime-time specials on the Fourth of July.
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The WESH crew shows its passion for NASCAR.
The WESH/NASCAR Bumper Car Challenge had anchors racing Wednesday to promote NASCAR on NBC.
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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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Orlando, FL
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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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