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Hal Boedeker
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Logo is playing a stirring video to remember the Pulse victims 49 days after the tragedy. #StopTheHate #OrlandoUnited 
To honor the 49 victims in the Pulse shooting, Logo will present the 18-minute "Stop the Hate" tribute three times this weekend.
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Lucille Ball is part of TCM's big Summer Under the Stars festival every day in August. You'll find reasons to love Lucy on Tuesday.  #ILoveLucy  
Any "I Love Lucy" fan can learn a lot more about Lucille Ball on Tuesday, when TCM will devote 24 hours to the TV legend.
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A guest appearance for Joe Biden on Law & Order: SVU.
Vice President Joe Biden will play himself in the second episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" this coming season.
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New Oliver, Colbert, Fallon and Noah this weekend. Plus Carrot Top in Sharknado 4.
The weekend's offerings range from the political to the preposterous.
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Congrats to WKMG on its 6 p.m. win in the July ratings. How big a deal is it? Read the general manager's very funny comment. #WKMG  
The "Getting Results" branding helped WKMG -Channel 6 pull off victories in the July ratings.
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Remember this Hillary Clinton moment? Look where she's going this weekend: #FoxNewsSunday  
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will be Chris Wallace's guest this weekend on "Fox News Sunday."
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I wonder what John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and all the other late-night hosts will do with this Sunday morning interview.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump generates more headlines than Hillary Clinton because he keeps making unusual comments. Through election season, the oft-quoted Trump has provided a bounty of material for comedians, editorialists and TV shows.
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Trump, Clinton, Kaine and Biden are talking this Sunday morning. But Julian Assange is on two shows.
The guest lineup for the Sunday morning programs:
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On Hillary Clinton's big night, CNN again had the most convention viewers. But Sheldon Cooper and #BigBrother did well, too.
UPDATED: CNN, Sheldon Cooper and the "Big Brother" house guests were the ratings winners on the last night of the Democratic National Convention.
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CNN has another big night in the ratings with its coverage of the Democratic National Convention. On the broadcast side, #AGT  leads all programs.
UPDATED: When Barack Obama gave his full-throated endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night, CNN had the most convention viewers.
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Bill Nelson and Bob Graham discuss the Democratic National Convention on WFTV's Central Florida Spotlight.
Orlando's public-affairs programs turn to the Democratic National Convention in a big way this weekend:
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The teen singers on America's Got Talent certainly had a big audience Tuesday. #AGT  
"America's Got Talent" drew Tuesday's biggest audience with a teen comedian (who made fun of Donald Trump) and three teen singers (one an opera performer).
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Andrew Gibson's profile photo
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Jonathan Bullington's profile photo
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Bruce Dold's profile photo
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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
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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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