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‘Outlander’ finale: responsible violence in drama

This photo released by Sony Pictures Television shows Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall, right, and Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser, center, and Grant O'Rourke as Rupert MacKenzie, in a scene from Starz' TV series, "Outlander." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Television, Ed Miller, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rape is dramatic. No wonder it’s a tried-and-true device for TV drama.

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David Oyelowo creates a tortured soul in HBO’s ‘Nightingale’

In this Feb. 1, 2015 file photo, David Oyelowo arrives at the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuosos Award ceremony in Santa Barbara, Calif. Oyelowo stars in the HBO  single-character drama, "Nightingale," debuting  9 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 29, 2015. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO’s “Nightingale” is a small film with an indelibly big performance by David Oyelowo, who plays an emotionally damaged man losing himself further after a spasm of off-camera violence.

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TNT has 7 percent rise in viewers from ’14 conference finals

NEW YORK (AP) — Cleveland’s four-game sweep of Atlanta in the Eastern Conference finals averaged 6.8 million viewers on TNT, a 7 percent increase from last season’s coverage.

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