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What to watch: ‘The New Normal,’ 9 p.m. EDT, NBC

The fall’s most controversial series premieres tonight: “The New Normal.” The sitcom is about a gay couple looking to adopt a child. One TV station in Utah is boycotting the show by not airing it, and several groups are protesting it. Check it out at 9 p.m. EDT on NBC if you're interested.

Trending topic: Fonda as Reagan

Jane Fonda will play Nancy Reagan in “The Butler,” a film about a butler who worked in the White House under eight presidents. Other names linked to the project are Oprah Winfrey, Hugh Jackman, Forest Whitaker and Liam Neeson.

Hot video: Marines take "Big Dog" for walks in the woods

U.S. robotics company Boston Dynamics has been giving its latest mechanical pack mule a run around Fort Myer in Virginia, where Marine Corps commanders are assessing its viability as a 21st-century support robot.


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