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The man who made Donald Trump a TV star




Donald Trump with Mark Burnett, creator of
Donald Trump with Mark Burnett, creator of "The Apprentice."
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On today's show:

Mark Burnett played his Trump card

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TV producer Mark Burnett created "The Apprentice," which turned out to be a boon — financially and personally — for the show's host, Donald Trump. Patrick Radden Keefe recently profiled Burnett for The New Yorker, charting the British producer's unlikely rise to fame and fortune. Keefe talks with John Horn about his extensive reporting on Burnett.

Sony Music reportedly dropping R. Kelly

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Variety reports that the record company will part ways with the controversial artist, who has been at the center of sexual abuse allegations with minors for decades. Reporter Jem Aswad discusses what led to Sony's move.

Isabella Rossellini's Wild Kingdom

(Starts at 19:30)

Isabella Rossellini is famous for many things: for being the daughter of Ingrid Bergman and filmmaker Roberto Rossellini; for her career as a glamorous model; and for her riveting role in one of David Lynch’s creepier movies. But lately she’s been writing and performing short films and stage shows that focus on her fascination with the animal kingdom. Rossellini recently met with The Frame contributor Chloe Veltman at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco where they chatted about training dogs, breeding chickens and making theater, such as “Link Link Circus,” a stage show all about animal behavior.

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