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  1. Late-night TV is reinvigorated

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    NEW YORK — The television landscape has completely transformed since Johnny Carson gave his final farewell on NBC's The Tonight Show in 1992. But even in the age of streaming video and DVRs, late-night TV is getting more attention than it has seen in years.

    Stephen Colbert, right, takes a selfie with Jimmy Fallon during Fallon’s debut as host of The Tonight Show in February 2014. Fallon is the late-night leader and has better ratings than predecessor Jay Leno, while also lacking rivalry animosity.
  2. Young moviegoers don't know impact of 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' in 1960s

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    When NBC aired its flashy, fun spy series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. 50 years ago, it made quite an impression on viewers.

    The Man From U.N.C.L.E. catapulted suave Robert Vaughn, right, and especially David McCallum to overnight heartthrob status.
  3. Glenn Beck ranks St. Petersburg among the top 15 cities to avoid like the plague

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    ST. PETERSBURG — Tough luck, St. Pete.

    Saying it needs more religion, TV and radio personality Glenn Beck puts St. Petersburg sixth on his list of the least religious cities in the United States. [AP photo (2010)]
  4. Busch Gardens drop ride Falcon's Fury featured in new Travel Channel show

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    The Falcon's Fury drop tower at Busch Gardens Tampa will be on the premiere episode Wednesday of the new Travel Channel show Thrill Factor about the science behind scary thrill rides. The 335-foot-tall drop tower, which openened a year ago at the Tampa theme park, swings riders forward into a face-down position …

    Kari Byron and Tory Belleci ride the drop tower Falcon's Fury at Tampa's Busch Gardens theme park in the first episode of Travel Channel's new show Thrill Factor.
  5. After a class clown reunion, Jon Stewart bids late night's 'Daily Show' adieu

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    On an evening when debating politicians again showed how much we need him, Jon Stewart walked away from The Daily Show after a class clown reunion, one final piece of advice and an intriguing memo from the Boss.

     Jon Stewart hosts "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: #JonVoyage" on Thursday in New York City. [Getty Images for Comedy Central]
  6. Jon Voyage: The industry says farewell to Daily Show's Jon Stewart

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    After 16 years on air, political comedian Jon Stewart will leave the Daily Show on Comedy Central tonight. Stewart has said that he would like to spend more time with his family. Meanwhile, actors and others in the entertainment industry have been giving their bon voyage (#jonvoyage) to the comedian.

     

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    President Barack Obama speaks with Jon Stewart during the taping of a segment of "The Daily Show" in New York, July 21, 2015.  [STEPHEN CROWLEY | New York Times]
  7. Still wet, still hot — and still older

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    The cast keeps aging, but the joke never seems to get old.

    Paul Rudd and Marguerite Moreau in Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer.
  8. On Thursday's 'Daily Show,' Jon Stewart will give us one final Moment of Zen

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    What will be Jon Stewart's final moment of Zen, signing off one last time from The Daily Show on Thursday as he has for more than 16 years?

    Jon Stewart introduced himself on The Daily Show in 1999, taking over for Craig Kilborn. Stewart has become increasingly important in American culture over the years, considered in some circles as this century’s Will Rogers or Mark Twain or maybe even Walter Cronkite, urging us to seriously think about what we’re doing to ourselves.
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  9. Tampa Bay amputee cyclist featured on premiere of TLC show from Mark Burnett, Roma Downey

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    A Tampa Bay amputee cyclist who recently rode across the United States will be featured in the premiere episode Sunday of Answered Prayers, a new TLC series from the power couple of Roma Downey and producer Mark Burnett.

    Bill Hansbury, shown putting on his shoes before his morning ride in St. Petersburg, is a well known local amateur athlete who lost his right leg to a MRSA infection in 2007.
  10. 2 Gawker editors resign over article's removal

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    The executive editor of Gawker Media and the editor of its flagship site Gawker resigned Monday after last week's removal of a controversial article about a media executive.