Television Television

Television

Comedian Chris Rock hosting the Oscars on Sunday. Rock's razor-sharp monologue skewered sensibilities on all sides of the #OscarsSoWhite debate. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Christopher Polk/Getty Images

For Better Or Worse, Chris Rock Made The Oscars As Black As He Possibly Could

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/468566401/468607120" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NBC Parts Ways With MSNBC Anchor Melissa Harris-Perry

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/468522748/468522749" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Black-ish' Opens Conversation About Race And Police Brutality

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/468446215/468446216" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A camera in the gondola of his balloon photographs Air Force Captain Joseph M. Kittinger Jr., as he starts the jump that set his record-breaking parachute jump over southern New Mexico on Aug. 8, 1960. Bettman/Corbis hide caption

toggle caption
Bettman/Corbis

What It's Like To Freefall From 20 Miles Above The Earth

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/468321247/468366657" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Hollywood's Dolby Theater will be a lot fuller Sunday night than this random theater we found on Flickr. But Spike Lee and Ava DuVernay have other things to do that night — and now, so can you! Kevin Jaako/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

toggle caption
Kevin Jaako/Flickr Creative Commons

The world-famous Hollywood sign in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles. Chris Sattlberger/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chris Sattlberger/Getty Images

Hollywood Has A Major Diversity Problem, USC Study Finds

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467665890/467687248" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Researchers Examine Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467621632/467621633" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Fuller House' To Satisfy 90s Nostalgia This Week

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467547208/467547209" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

George Clooney as Baird Whitlock in the new film Hail, Caesar! Universal Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Universal Pictures

Listen to Pop Culture Happy Hour

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467244494/467257182" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Alan Diaz/AP

Univision's Ramos Seeks New Audiences On Facebook — And Draws Millions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467297584/467704608" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trevor Noah — who took over hosting from Jon Stewart in 2015 — remembers watching The Daily Show on CNN in South Africa. "It looked like a news show and it had the same colors as CNN and the ticker," he says. "I just worked under the assumption that it was part of the news programming. ... I thought that Jon Stewart was a news anchor who didn't take his job seriously." Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Getty Images

Under Apartheid, Trevor Noah's Mom Taught Him To Face Injustice With Humor

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/467175568/467247590" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript