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Naya Rivera at the 2019 Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai annual luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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'Glee' Actor Naya Rivera's Death Ruled Accidental Drowning

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"I was getting to fulfill a number of romantic notions in my inner child," Matthew Rhys says of playing the title role in the new HBO series Perry Mason. HBO hide caption

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In 'Perry Mason,' Matthew Rhys Lives Out His Boyhood Noir Fantasies

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Tracee Ellis Ross stars as Grace Davis in The High Note. Glen WIlson/Focus Features hide caption

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A top writer for Fox News' Tucker Carlson resigned after CNN revealed his racist and sexist posts, reviving criticism of Carlson's commentaries. Carlson is set to address the controversy on Monday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Scrutiny For Fox's Tucker Carlson As Top Writer Quits Over Bigoted Posts

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In the Hulu series, Taste the Nation, Padma Lakshmi showcases the different immigrant and indigenous communities that contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi began collecting cookbooks and recipes in her teens. In the new Hulu series, Taste the Nation, she travels the country to learn how foods from different cultures contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Padma Lakshmi, Model, Actor And TV Host, Says Above All, She's A Writer

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Michaela Coel writes, directs and stars in I May Destroy You on HBO. Laura Radford/HBO hide caption

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Summer Pop Culture Recs, Plus A Visit With Kirk Franklin

It's summer without a lot of the usual summer fun because, you know, pandemic. But we've got music and TV recommendations to keep you company. Joining Sam are All Things Considered co-host Audie Cornish and Code Switch co-host Gene Demby to chat about their TV picks — Netflix's Bojack Horseman and HBO's I May Destroy You — and to play a special summer songs version of Who Said That. Then, Sam chats with gospel musician, songwriter and author Kirk Franklin about how his music and faith are a balm for these turbulent times.

Summer Pop Culture Recs, Plus A Visit With Kirk Franklin

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Patrick Stewart is back as Jean-Luc Picard on the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard. James Dimmock/CBS hide caption

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Patrick Stewart On His Return To 'Star Trek': 'I'm Braver Now Than I Was'

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Black alums of the unscripted CBS hit say the show routinely stereotypes Black contestants. They say Survivor's production is hampered by systemic racism that makes it tougher for Black participants to succeed. Above, contestants on the latest season, Survivor: Winners at War. CBS Entertainment hide caption

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'Do Right By Us': Black 'Survivor' Alums Say The Reality Was Harmful Stereotypes

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Michaela Coel plays Arabella in the HBO series I May Destroy You. Natalie Seery/HBO hide caption

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Hasan Minhaj discusses his show Patriot Act at Build Studio on Dec. 2, 2019. Minhaj talked with NPR about talking with Keith Ellison, who is prosecuting former police in the George Floyd case. Dominik Bindl/Getty Images hide caption

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Michelle McNamara, as seen in the HBO adaptation of her book I'll Be Gone in the Dark. Robyn Von Swank/HBO hide caption

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HBO's 'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' Brings The Golden State Killer To The Small Screen

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Giancarlo Esposito portrays Gustavo "Gus" Fring on Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad. Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Matthew Rhys plays Perry Mason in the new HBO reboot of the legal drama based on Erle Stanley Gardner's detective stories. "To my mind, he makes a good private investigator because he doesn't fit in in any way," Rhys says. Merrick Morton/HBO hide caption

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'Perry Mason' Reboot Is No Rerun: This Is A 'Very Dark' Take, Says Matthew Rhys

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In an episode called "Burritos at the Border," Padma Lakshmi cooks with first generation Mexican American restaurant owner Emiliano Marentes. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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'Taste The Nation' Proves Who's At The Heart Of American Food: Immigrants

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