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'Zoey 101': Britney Spears' Sister Gets Her Break

Day to Day television critic Andrew Wallenstein talks about the Nickelodeon network's new series Zoey 101, starring Jamie Lynn Spears, a younger sister of pop star Britney Spears. Wallenstein says it's sad that so many kids on television seem to need a famous last name to get a break.

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Andrew Wallenstein
Andrew Wallenstein is the television critic for NPR's Day to Day. He is also an editor at The Hollywood Reporter, where he covers television and digital media out of Los Angeles. Wallenstein is also the co-host of the weekly TV Guide Channel series Square Off. His essay on Holocaust films was published in Best Jewish Writing 2003 (Jossey-Bass), and he has also written for The New York Times, The Boston Globe and Business Week. He has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.
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