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The uneasy intersection of politics and television





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Here's what we've got on today's episode:

The problem with catering to audiences

(Starts at 1:00)

ABC's decision to revive "Roseanne" backfired when the star's racist tweets left the network no choice but to cancel the popular show. But how much should TV programmers chase particular viewers — whether liberal or conservative?

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"The Americans" comes to an end

(Starts at 19:30)

The popular FX series about Russian spies living in America has made great use of disguises for the main characters. With the series finale airing tonight, The Frame producer Monica Bushman visits with Lori Hicks, head of the makeup department, and costume designer Katie Irish.