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Tessa Thompson

  • Oct 03, 1983 (age 37)
  • 5' 4" (1.62 m)
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2021
Thor: Love and Thunder
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MovieNov 3, 2021

Thor: Love and Thunder

The sequel to Thor: …
The sequel to Thor: Ragnarok and the fourth movie in the Thor saga.
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2020
Sylvie's Love
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MovieJan 27, 2020

Sylvie's Love

A woman working at her father's record store in Harlem in the …
A woman working at her father's record store in Harlem in the late 1950s meets an aspiring saxophone player.
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2019
Lady and the Tramp
MovieNov 12, 2019

Lady and the Tramp

The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog …
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.
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Between Two Ferns: The Movie
MovieSep 20, 2019

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Zach Galifianakis and his …
Zach Galifianakis and his oddball crew take a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews.
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Men in Black: International
MovieJun 11, 2019

Men in Black: International

The Men in Black have …
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
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Tuca & Bertie
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TV ShowMay 3, 2019

Tuca & Bertie

Tuca & Bertie is an American adult animated sitcom created by …
Tuca & Bertie is an American adult animated sitcom created by cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt that aired on May 3, 2019 on Netflix. It stars Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, with a supporting cast including Steven Yeun, John Early, Richard E. Grant, and Reggie Watts. The show received critical acclaim, being referred to as one of the best shows of 2019. In July 2019, the series was canceled after one season.
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Avengers: Endgame
MovieApr 22, 2019

Avengers: Endgame

Thanos, the Mad Titan, has set into motion events that are …
Thanos, the Mad Titan, has set into motion events that are destroying the universe. The superheroes' ranks are fractured after 'Avengers: Infinity War' (2017). The remaining Avengers reassemble to undo the chaos left in Thanos' wake. As they call in allies and travel back and forth in time, they attempt to reverse the consequences of Thanos' devastation and restore order to the universe.
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2018
Creed II
MovieNov 14, 2018

Creed II

Rocky Balboa is the mentor for world heavyweight champion …
Rocky Balboa is the mentor for world heavyweight champion Adonis Creed, the son of his longtime friend and former rival, Apollo Creed. But when Adonis agrees to a fight against the son of Ivan Drago (the man who killed Apollo 33 years earlier), Rocky refuses to train him for the match.
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Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer
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MovieApr 27, 2018

Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer

An Android, Jane 57821, …
An Android, Jane 57821, attempts to break free from the constraints of a totalitarian society that forcibly makes Jane comply with its homophobic beliefs.
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Little Woods
MovieApr 21, 2018

Little Woods

A modern Western about two sisters who work outside the …
A modern Western about two sisters who work outside the law to better their lives.
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Furlough
MovieMar 16, 2018

Furlough

When an inmate is granted one weekend out of prison to see …
When an inmate is granted one weekend out of prison to see her dying mother, a rookie correction officer struggles to keep her under control.
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Annihilation
MovieFeb 13, 2018

Annihilation

A biologist's husband disappears. She puts her name forward …
A biologist's husband disappears. She puts her name forward for an expedition into an environmental disaster zone, but does not find what she's expecting. The expedition team is made up of the biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, a surveyor, and a linguist.
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Sorry to Bother You
MovieJan 20, 2018

Sorry to Bother You

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer …
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Nomination2018

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Moti…

Nominated for "Thor: Ragnarok".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2018

BAFTA Rising Star Award

Nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Award.
2017
Thor: Ragnarok
MovieOct 10, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok

After the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor (Chris …
After the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), held captive on the planet Sakaar without his hammer, must win a gladiatorial duel against an old friend, The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), in order to return to Asgard in time to stop the villainous Hela (Cate Blanchett) and the impending Ragnarök, the doom of the Asgardian civilization.
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South Dakota
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MovieApr 28, 2017

South Dakota

South Dakota portrays two dramatic stories about …
South Dakota portrays two dramatic stories about unplanned pregnancies: Barb is a real life "Juno" in South Dakota - a fourteen old high school track star and cheerleader in love with her 15 year old star athlete boyfriend - who allows a single moment of passion to change her forever. Chris is an African American teenager living on the streets of Philadelphia who is pregnant as a result of rape. As each girl wrestles with her pregnancy, the film presents real-life interviews with opposing views about a woman's right to choose... The emotional conclusion of each story leaves audiences with a profoundly new understanding of a woman's right to choose.
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Dear White People
TV ShowApr 28, 2017

Dear White People

Dear White People is an American comedy-drama television …
Dear White People is an American comedy-drama television series on Netflix that follows several black college students at an Ivy League institution, touching on issues surrounding modern American race relations. It is based on the 2014 film of the same name. The film's writer and director, Justin Simien, returned to write and direct episodes of the series. Each episode focuses on a particular character, except for the finale. Netflix ordered ten 30-minute episodes and the first season was released on April 28, 2017. On June 30, 2017, Netflix renewed the series for a second season which premiered on May 4, 2018. On June 21, 2018, the series was renewed for a third season which was released on August 2, 2019. On October 2, 2019, the series was renewed for its fourth and final season, set to premiere in 2020.
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2016
Westworld
TV ShowOct 2, 2016

Westworld

Westworld is an American science fiction Western television …
Westworld is an American science fiction Western television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Produced by HBO, it is based on the 1973 film of the same name (written and directed by Michael Crichton) and, to a lesser extent, the film's 1976 sequel Futureworld. The story takes place in Westworld, a fictional, technologically advanced Wild-West-themed amusement park populated by android "hosts". The park caters to high-paying "guests" who may indulge their wildest fantasies within the park without fear of retaliation from the hosts, who are prevented by their programming from harming humans.
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War on Everyone
MovieFeb 12, 2016

War on Everyone

Bob Bolano and Terry Monroe are two crooked Albuquerque PD …
Bob Bolano and Terry Monroe are two crooked Albuquerque PD detectives. They tend to hustle criminals but their methods have landed them in hot water with their boss, and they are on their last warning. They get wind of a heist and decide to muscle in on the action, robbing the perpetrators. Unfortunately for them, the mastermind of the heist is someone out of their league, someone they would do well to fear.
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Nomination2016

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Moti…

Nominated for "Creed".
NAACP Image Award
2015
Creed
MovieNov 19, 2015

Creed

Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former …
Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxing legend in his own right. Apollo died in the ring in the 1980s at the hand of Russian pugilist Ivan Drago, forcing Adonis to grow up without his dad in his life. The young man travels to Philadelphia to find his late father's nemesis-turned-best friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), in order to recruit him as a trainer. Balboa soon takes the young Creed under his wing and helps him get in shape for a shot at the title..
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Nomination2015

Best Original or Adapted Song

Nominated for "Grip".
Black Reel Award
Best Supporting Actress
Award2015

Best Supporting Actress

Won award for "Creed".
Black Reel Award
Best Supporting Actress
Award2015

Best Supporting Actress

Won award for "Creed".
2014
Selma
MovieNov 11, 2014

Selma

The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous …
The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay's "Selma" tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.
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BoJack Horseman
TV ShowAug 22, 2014

BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman is an American adult animated web …
BoJack Horseman is an American adult animated web television series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. It stars Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins and Aaron Paul. Set primarily in Los Angeles, the series tells the story of BoJack Horseman (Arnett), the washed-up star of a 1990s sitcom who plans his return to celebrity relevance with an autobiography to be written by his ghostwriter Diane Nguyen (Brie). On his road back to stardom, BoJack also has to contend with the demands of his agent Princess Carolyn (Sedaris), his roommate Todd Chavez (Paul), and his former rival Mr. Peanutbutter (Tompkins). The show is designed by cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, who has been friends with Bob-Waksberg since high school and had previously worked with him on the webcomic Tip Me Over, Pour Me Out.
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Grantham & Rose
MovieMar 23, 2014

Grantham & Rose

Seventeen-year-old Grantham struggles to find his way as a …
Seventeen-year-old Grantham struggles to find his way as a man when a spontaneous road trip thrusts him into the care of a feisty eighty-one-year-old African-American woman named Rose.
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Dear White People
MovieJan 18, 2014

Dear White People

When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio …
When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be required to have two black friends in order to avoid appearing racist (and that drug dealers don't count), she immediately catches the attention of the all-black residential hall that is being forced out of existence due to diversification. Subsequently elected president of the hall, Samantha becomes the subject of a reality show that deals with racial issues. Meanwhile, the Winchester University's all-white student newspaper staff mistakenly assumes that young black outcast Lionel Higgins (Tyler James Williams) is an expert on black culture, and recruits him to report on the brewing controversy..
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Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Nomination2014

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Nominated for "Dear White People".
NAACP Image Award
2013
Drunk History
TV ShowJul 9, 2013

Drunk History

Drunk History is an American educational television …
Drunk History is an American educational television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007, both of whom, along with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, are the show's executive producers. In each episode, an inebriated narrator, joined by host Waters, struggles to recount an event from history, while actors enact the narrator's anecdotes and also lip sync the dialogue. In addition to Waters and celebrity guest stars, the show's characters are played by regulars such as Bennie Arthur, Tim Baltz, Mort Burke, Sarah Burns, Maria Blasucci, Craig Cackowski, Michael Cassady, Michael Coleman, Tymberlee Hill, Adam Nee, Jeremy J. Tutson, Greg Tuculescu, J.T. Palmer and Aasha Davis.
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2012
666 Park Avenue
TV ShowSep 30, 2012

666 Park Avenue

666 Park Avenue is an American supernatural drama …
666 Park Avenue is an American supernatural drama television series that aired on ABC from September 30, 2012 to July 13, 2013. The series was developed and produced by David Wilcox, and was loosely based upon the novel of the same name by author Gabriella Pierce. The show stars Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Vanessa Williams, and Terry O'Quinn and follows a couple who learns that the Manhattan apartment building that they just moved into, including its upscale tenants, might be possessed by a mysterious demonic force.
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Copper
TV ShowAug 19, 2012

Copper

Copper was an drama television series created by Tom …
Copper was an drama television series created by Tom Fontana and Will Rokos for BBC America. It is set in 1860s New York City, during the American Civil War, and stars Tom Weston-Jones as an Irish immigrant policeman, or "copper", who patrols and resides in the Five Points neighborhood. Other cast members include Kyle Schmid, Ato Essandoh, Anastasia Griffith, and Franka Potente.
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Murder on the 13th Floor
MovieMay 19, 2012

Murder on the 13th Floor

A neglectful mother concocts …
A neglectful mother concocts a plan to kill her live-in nanny when she discovers the nanny is having an affair with her husband.
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2010
For Colored Girls
MovieNov 5, 2010

For Colored Girls

Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in …
Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.
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Exquisite Corpse
MovieAug 20, 2010

Exquisite Corpse

In this chilling modern-day Frankenstein tale, a brilliant …
In this chilling modern-day Frankenstein tale, a brilliant young neuroscientist's world comes crashing down when his fiancée tragically drowns. After discovering a serum that can bring dead tissue back to life, he devises a plan to resurrect his girlfriend back from the dead. His plan is met with horrifying consequences when he realizes that in order to save her life, he must take the life of another.
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Rizzoli & Isles
TV ShowJul 12, 2010

Rizzoli & Isles

Rizzoli & Isles is an American television series starring …
Rizzoli & Isles is an American television series starring Angie Harmon as police detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander as medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles. The one-hour drama is based on the series of Rizzoli & Isles novels by Tess Gerritsen. It premiered on TNT on July 12, 2010, and aired 105 episodes in seven seasons, concluding on September 5, 2016.
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2009
Mississippi Damned
MovieJan 16, 2009

Mississippi Damned

In the years 1986 and 1998 three black children living in …
In the years 1986 and 1998 three black children living in Mississippi deal with poverty, violence and abuse. Young Kari the main character, is a talented pianist who hopes to pursue a career in it one day. Her sister Leigh is struggling to hide her lesbian relationship with her girlfriend, Paula. Their cousin Sammy, is a star basketball player. Each child deals with their dysfunctional family, including gambling, alcoholism, and poverty.
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2008
The Human Contract
MovieSep 12, 2008

The Human Contract

A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark …
A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.
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Make It Happen
MovieAug 8, 2008

Make It Happen

Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young …
Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
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2007
Life
TV ShowSep 26, 2007

Life

Life is an American crime drama television series created by …
Life is an American crime drama television series created by Rand Ravich that aired for two seasons on NBC. It was produced by Universal Media Studios under the supervision of executive producers Rand Ravich, Far Shariat, David Semel, and Daniel Sackheim. Semel also directed the pilot.
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Hidden Palms
TV ShowMay 30, 2007

Hidden Palms

Hidden Palms is an American teen drama television series that …
Hidden Palms is an American teen drama television series that ran on The CW in the United States from May 30 until July 4, 2007. It was canceled after eight first-run episodes. The series, created by Kevin Williamson, portrays the fictional lives of a group of teenagers and their families residing in Palm Springs, California.
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2006
The Initiation of Sarah
MovieOct 22, 2006

The Initiation of Sarah

A college student uses her …
A college student uses her supernatural powers against a rival sorority house. A remake of the 1978 TV movie.
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Heroes
TV ShowSep 25, 2006

Heroes

Heroes is an American superhero serial drama television series …
Heroes is an American superhero serial drama television series created by Tim Kring that appeared on NBC for four seasons from September 25, 2006 through to February 8, 2010. The series tells the stories of ordinary people who discover that they have superhuman abilities and how these abilities take effect in the characters' lives as they work together to prevent catastrophic futures. The series emulates the aesthetic style and storytelling of American comic books, using multi-episode story arcs that build upon a larger, more encompassing narrative. The series was produced by Tailwind Productions in association with Universal Media Studios. It was filmed primarily in Los Angeles, California.
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When a Stranger Calls
MovieFeb 3, 2006

When a Stranger Calls

Jill Johnson is being forced …
Jill Johnson is being forced to babysit at a BIG house all by herself for exceeding her telephone minutes. Then all of a sudden a stranger calls making these weird remarks. Jill decides to call the police to trace the call. Jill is freaked out when she finds out that the call is coming from inside the house! Jill runs in a hurry trying to get the children and leave. Will Jill make it out of the house in time? Will she live? Well you just have to watch the movie to find out!
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2005
Grey's Anatomy
TV ShowMar 27, 2005

Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television …
Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27, 2005, on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement. The fictional series focuses on the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending doctors, as they develop into seasoned doctors while trying to maintain personal lives and relationships. The title is an allusion to Gray's Anatomy, a classic human anatomy textbook first published in 1858 in London and written by Henry Gray. Shonda Rhimes developed the pilot and continues to write for the series; she is also one of the executive producers, along with Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Krista Vernoff, Rob Corn, Mark Wilding, and Allan Heinberg. Although the series is set in Seattle (at the fictional Seattle Grace Hospital, later renamed), it is filmed primarily in Los Angeles, California.
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2004
Veronica Mars
TV ShowSep 22, 2004

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars is an American teen noir mystery drama television …
Veronica Mars is an American teen noir mystery drama television series created by screenwriter Rob Thomas. The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California and stars Kristen Bell as the eponymous character. The series premiered on September 22, 2004, during television network UPN's final two years, and ended on May 22, 2007, after a season on UPN's successor, The CW, airing for three seasons total. Veronica Mars was produced by Warner Bros. Television, Silver Pictures Television, Stu Segall Productions, and Rob Thomas Productions. Joel Silver and Thomas were executive producers for the entire run of the series, while Diane Ruggiero was promoted in the third season.
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2003
Cold Case
TV ShowSep 28, 2003

Cold Case

Cold Case is an American police procedural television series …
Cold Case is an American police procedural television series which ran on CBS from September 28, 2003 to May 2, 2010. The series revolved around a fictionalized Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.
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Jimmy Kimmel Live!
TV ShowJan 26, 2003

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created …
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, 2003 at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California as part of ABC's lead-out programming for Super Bowl XXXVII. Jimmy Kimmel Live! is produced by Jackhole Productions in association with ABC Studios. Having aired for more than twice as long as either The Dick Cavett Show (1969–1975) or Politically Incorrect (1997–2002), it is the longest running late-night talk show on the network.
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1997
The View
TV ShowAug 11, 1997

The View

The View is an American talk show that was conceived by …
The View is an American talk show that was conceived by broadcast journalist Barbara Walters. It has aired on ABC as part of the network's daytime programming block since August 11, 1997. In its twenty-third season, the show features a multi-generational panel of women, who discuss the day's "Hot Topics" such as sociopolitical and entertainment news. In addition to the conversation segments, the panel also conducts interviews with prominent figures, such as celebrities and politicians. Production of the show was originally held in ABC Television Studio 23 in New York City. In 2014, it relocated to ABC Broadcast Center, also in New York City.
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1996
The Daily Show
TV ShowJul 22, 1996

The Daily Show

The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news …
The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. It airs each Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. Describing itself as a fake news program, The Daily Show draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, and often uses self-referential humor as well.
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1983
Tessa Thompson
BirthOctober 1983

Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson was born.
Live with Kelly and Ryan
TV ShowApr 4, 1983

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Live with Kelly and Ryan (or …
Live with Kelly and Ryan (or simply Live) is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. Executive produced by Michael Gelman, the Live with... show formula has aired under various hosts since 1983 locally on WABC-TV in New York City and 1988 nationwide. As of 2016, it is produced by WABC.
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1981
Entertainment Tonight
TV ShowSep 14, 1981

Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight (or …
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States and owned by CBS Interactive.
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1975
Good Morning America
TV ShowNov 3, 1975

Good Morning America

Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning …
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC. It debuted on November 3, 1975, and first expanded to weekends with the debut of a Sunday edition on January 3, 1993. The Sunday edition was canceled in 1999; weekend editions returned on both Saturdays and Sundays on September 4, 2004. The weekday program airs from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in all U.S. time zones (live in the Eastern Time Zone and on tape delay elsewhere across the country). The Saturday and Sunday editions are one hour long and are transmitted to ABC's stations live at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time, although stations in some markets air them at different times. Viewers in the Pacific Time Zone receive an updated feed with a specialized opening and updated live reports. A third hour of the weekday broadcast aired from 2007 to 2008, exclusively on ABC News Now.
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