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Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for Sept. 25-Oct. 1

DON'T MISS: The presidential debate - They've been throwing long-distance verbal jabs at one another for months. On Monday the candidates - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump - finally come face to face on the same stage at New York's Hofstra University in the first of three scheduled debates. Judging from the spiteful tone of the campaign, this could get ugly. NBC anchor Lester Holt will be the referee, er, moderator. 9 p.m. Eastern, on all the broadcast networks and cable news channels.

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Fox doubles down on the devil

"The Exorcist" is the Fox network's second series this season to be based on a 20th century film franchise. ("Legal Weapon" debuted Wednesday). It also doubles the number of current Fox shows with a demonic foundation, joining "Lucifer," in which the Devil runs a Hollywood nightclub and solves crimes.

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Star Trek vs. Star Wars

News & Observer resident Star Trek expert Keung Hui and 11-year-old Star Wars fan James Giglio discuss and compare their favorite science fiction franchises in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first Star Trek episode.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Star Trek vs. Star Wars 1:55

Star Trek vs. Star Wars

Mayberry's Thelma Lou turns 90 2:27

Mayberry's Thelma Lou turns 90

10-year-old explains why she wants to be first Jewish president 0:47

10-year-old explains why she wants to be first Jewish president

2015: Larry Stogner on the support the community has given him 2:32

2015: Larry Stogner on the support the community has given him