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"I'll just ... I'll just wait here, shall I?": On The Passage, evil Tim Fanning (Jamie McShane) can't help but look bored as he bides his time. And bides, and bides and bides. Eliza Morse/FOX hide caption

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R. Kelly performs in Chicago during The Buffet Tour on May 7, 2016. Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images hide caption

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Gospel And Black Church Communities Grapple With The Allegations Against R. Kelly

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Tish (Kiki Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) find their love obstructed by outside forces in If Beale Street Could Talk. Tatum Mangus /Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

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The main cast of Kim's Convenience (from left): Simu Liu (Jung), Jean Yoon (Umma), Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Appa), Andrea Bang (Janet), Andrew Phung (Kimchi), Nicole Power (Shannon Ross). Season 3 debuted on the CBC on Tuesday. Canadian Broadcasting Corp. hide caption

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'Kim's Convenience' Is A Sitcom About Asian Immigrants — With Depth

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Olivia Colman from The Favourite accepts the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy award onstage during the 76th Golden Globe Awards. NBCUniversal via Getty Images hide caption

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The 2019 Golden Globes

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Rami Malek won a Golden Globe for his performance in the drama Bohemian Rhapsody, in which he played iconic singer Freddie Mercury. Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images hide caption

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Andrea Savage plays a comedy writer and a mom on her truTV series I'm Sorry, now in its second season. As she created the pilot, Savage tried not to worry what people thought of the show. "I'm going to focus and make the show in the spirit of what I want it to be," she says. "I know what my intentions are, and I hope that then that translates." Her daughter is played by Olive Petrucci. truTV hide caption

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'I'm Sorry' Makes No Apologies For Capturing Cringeworthy Family Moments

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It's a Trap!: (l to r) Zoey (Taylor Russell), Jason (Jay Ellis), Ben (Logan Miller) and Mike (Tyler Labine) navigate puzzles in Escape Room. David Bloomer/Sony Pictures Entertainment hide caption

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