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Monthly Archive: September 2016

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Norman Lear Interview: An American Icon Lifts the Veil on a Nation Divided

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Norman Lear

Legendary television writer producer Norman Lear is known for producing such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. As a political activist, he founded People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes.

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Monday

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September 2016

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Kirsten Vangsness Interview: "Criminal Minds" Star on Garcia, Cast Changes and Giving Back

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Kirsten Vangsness

Actress and writer Kirsten Vangsness is best known as the bespectacled, brainiac FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. She played the same character on the now defunct spinoff series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior.

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Thursday

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September 2016

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Kelly Overton Interview: "'Van Helsing' Is More like 'The Walking Dead' than 'Buffy'"

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Kelly Overton

Of Cherokee descent, Kelly Overton grew up in Wilbraham, Massachusetts and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. She has performed off-Broadway, in regional Shakespeare and began on television in 2000 on the daytime drama All My Children. Other TV appearances include Legends, Beauty and the Beast, NCIS, Three Rivers, Criminal Minds, The Division and The Practice.

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Monday

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September 2016

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Brian McKnight Interview: R&B Legend Reveals, "I Didn’t Think My Career Would Last This Long, and It’s Still Going"

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Brian McKnight

Multi-faceted singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and musician Brian McKnight has chosen PledgeMusic, the leading direct-to-fan platform, to bring his fans An Evening With Brian McKnight. This is his first release on SRG Records, via the ILS Group and Universal Music Group, since signing an exclusive label and distribution agreement.

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