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While Today might welcome the fantastic Janelle Monáe to perform for the morning show Aug. 14, the NBC producers don't welcome her thoughts on #BlackLivesMatter.

.Mic has the story:

...Monáe was delivering her new song "Hell You Talmbout," which the Verge describes as "both a protest song and a tribute; a call to arms and a forceful reminder of the tragic, tangible consequences of police brutality," before the feed rapidly switched to commercials.

"God bless all who've lost lives to police brutality. We want white America to know that we stand tall today. We want black America to know we stand tall today. We will not be silenced!" Monáe said. At that point, the camera quickly panned away and an anchor began to speak over her.



It seemed like a very abrupt and purposeful cut away from her speech, even if NBC producers say that it wasn't.





People weren't happy about it, intention or not.







Xena the Warrior Princess is coming back, apparently.
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And the carousel of 1990s nostalgia continues making everyone dizzy.

Flavorwire, along with many other outlets, is reporting the return of Xena: Warrior Princess

From 1995-2001, the show about an eponymous warrior princess out to redeem her past sins charmed many with it's campy sensibilities and striking lead actress, Lucy Lawless. Well, NBC wants to see if the magic is still there.

Before you feel all like:



You should know that the reboot is in it's infancy.

It's so early in the project's development, in fact, that the "modern reboot" is still searching for a writer. Thus, all info about the series — which was originally created by Tapert and John Schulian — is written in totally vague terms, as in the aforementioned THR news piece: the fact that "producers are said to be looking for a sophisticated and smart superhero for a new generation" doesn't give provide much in the way of concrete details, given that no one's expecting them to be looking for a dumb superhero for a bygone generation.



This show would join the large roster of 1990s television shows that are suddenly hurdling back at us, from Full House to next January's X Files miniseries.



But just think, we could here this fearsome battle cry again before too much longer.

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A year after Kacy Catanzaro became the first woman to qualify for the national American Ninja Warrior finals, Jessie Graff is hot on her heels to become the second.

Graff exploded onto the course July 13 and dazzled the Venice Beach spectators as she launched her way through the insane obstacles.

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Let's call this one #Urinegate, shall we?

In an on-air segment Saturday, night, NBC meteorologist Mike Seidel was in North Carolina reporting on the snow, but the cameras cut to him a bit too early.

Viewers and NBC anchor Lester Holt were both surprised to see Seidel with his back to the camera, before apparently zipping up his fly.

NBC is claiming that he was just looking for his dropped phone.

So what do you think?

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Just announced via Yvette Nicole Brown's Twitter, Community will return Thursday, February 7, at 8 p.m., taking over for 30 Rock when it ends in January.

The return may not be as soon as we'd hoped, but at least Community will be back in its old timeslot. Instead of Fridays. Or just canceled.

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Poor Community can't catch a break -- it's not canceled yet, but NBC has fired the creator, moved it to Friday, delayed the premiere indefinitely, and recently snubbed it for an open Wednesday slot.

Never fear, fans of Greendale! The cast has filmed this cheeky video update to assure us class is still in session. Someday.

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