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A new Oscar category for 'popular film'




Oscar statuettes were put on display in Chicago ahead of 76th Academy Awards in 2004.
Oscar statuettes were put on display in Chicago ahead of 76th Academy Awards in 2004.
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Here's the lineup for today:

The Oscar goes to... this 'popular' film?

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced some surprising changes to the Academy Awards today. The most attention-grabbing change is that a new category is being created for "outstanding achievement in popular film," with further details to be announced at a later date.

Guest: Kyle Buchanan, senior editor at Vulture.com

Sarah Silverman wants everyone to know: 'I Love You, America'

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The comedian talks about her Hulu series, "I Love You, America," in which she travels the country to examine the causes of America’s polarization through her distinctly funny lens. The show is nominated for an Emmy for best variety sketch series.

Guest: Sarah Silverman