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TuneIn's editors pick the top moments in entertainment.

TuneIn's editors pick the top moments in entertainment.
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TuneIn's editors pick the top moments in entertainment.

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(Jan) Ellen and Portia's Dinner Date

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(The Ellen Degeneres Show)

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(Jan) 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Lead Oscar Nominations

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The Oscar nominations were announced Thursday. Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel led with nine nominations each, followed closely by The Imitation Game with eight. (NPR)

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(Feb) 'We Need Her': At The Super Bowl, Missy Elliott's Incredible Return

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The rapper and producer hasn't released an album of new songs since 2005, but on Sunday night her old hits were more than enough. (All Things Considered)

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(Feb) Sam Smith Wins 4 Grammy Awards, Including Song Of The Year

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The British singer also won Best New Artist and Record of the Year, for "Stay With Me." Beck won Album of the Year for his subdued, folky Morning Phase. (NPR)

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(Feb) After 16 Years, Jon Stewart Is Leaving 'The Daily Show'

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The surprising announcement from Comedy Central suggests the show will carry on with a new host after its host of 16 years takes his leave later this year. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(Mar) What's Familiar Becomes Unnerving In 'It Follows'

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NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews It Follows, a film that he says works some interesting changes on the horror genre. (NPR: Movie Reviews)

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(Mar) One Man, New TV Show: James Corden Takes Over At 'Late Late Night'

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Come Monday night, CBS's The Late Late Show will have a new host: James Corden. The British actor told NPR's Scott Simon he's hoping to breathe some fresh air into late night TV. (Weekend Edition Saturday)

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(Apr) Stephen Hawking Says Zayn Malik Could Still Be In One Direction In A Parall

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Millions of hearts were broken last month when Zayn Malik left One Direction, but according to physicist Stephen Hawking, that might not be the case after all. (NPR)

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(Apr) Louis C.K. On Life And Standup: 'I Live In Service For My Kids'

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The star of the FX series Louie talks about the pain of his first-ever open mic experience and the "massive gift" of taking care of others before himself. (NPR)

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(May) Kurt Cobain Speaks — Through Art And Audio Diaries — In 'Montage Of Heck'

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"The idea was not to tear him down, nor was it to put him on a pedestal," says director Brett Morgen. Instead, executive producer Frances Bean Cobain told Morgen to "make it honest." (NPR)

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(May) 'Mad Men' Creator On Don Draper's Losses And The End Of The Road

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With just two episodes to go until the AMC series wraps for good, showrunner Matthew Weiner talks about the state of his main character's career and family life — and what the show is all about. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(May) 'American Idol' To End After 15 Seasons

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The once dominant TV show American Idol will end after this coming season. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(May) David Letterman Looks Back On Career As TV's Longest-Serving Late Night Hos

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NPR's Eric Deggans interviews David Letterman about his career as a late night host. Letterman will retire from CBS' Late Show next Wednesday. (NPR)

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(May) Mickey Mouse Spoke For The First Time 86 Years Ago Today

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When Mickey first hit the silver screen, he was quiet as the proverbial mouse. He was an instant success, and Disney decided to give him a voice. He first spoke in an animated short film called The Karnival Kid. What were Mickey's first words? (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(Jun) As 'Orange' Season 3 Begins, We Still Don't Know Why Poussey's In Prison

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Samira Wiley has spent most of her career on-stage and is used to filling in blanks about her characters. But she's reluctant to do so for her role on the hit Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(Jun) Judd Apatow: A Comedy-Obsessed Kid Becomes 'Champion Of The Goofball'

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When Apatow was a teen he landed interviews with an impressive roster of comics for his high school radio show. Sick in the Head is a collection of those conversations, and more recent ones as well. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(Jun) How The Entertainment Industry Helped Influence Support For LGBT Issues

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Variety Magazine is publishing a special issue devoted to the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage — and the entertainment industry's role in helping shift public perceptions on this issue. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(Jul) Documentary Seeks To Free Amy Winehouse From Her Tabloid Legacy

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In the dawning of the digital age, "She was the unlucky one to be having a nervous breakdown in public at the time," Amy director Asif Kapadia tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross.

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(Jul) Jennifer Lawrence And A Cast Of Characters Light Up Comic-Con

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It's time again for Comic-Con, the massive annual pop culture convention. We visit San Diego to hear all about what's happening in a galaxy far, far away. (NPR Pop Culture Podcast)

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(Aug) Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Tells The Epic Story Of Hip-Hop And N.W.A

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The original members of N.W.A produced the film, which opens nationwide Friday. Like the group's story, the making of Straight Outta Compton — which took 11 years — is filled with drama. (NPR)

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