Leonard Nimoy earns hometown honors

The Boston native who lived long and prospered as Spock in the "Star Trek" television show and movies is being honored by his hometown chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Q&A with 'The View' co-host Whoopi Goldberg

PITTSBURGH - She was born Caryn Johnson, but the world knows her as Whoopi Goldberg. Whoopi was a nickname that came from her early days in theater. It started as Whoopi Cushion because backstage, well, sometimes she sounded like one. Her mother encouraged her to use the name and she did, adding Goldberg, a family name.

TV picks for the week of March 23-29

"Girls," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Helix" all air season-enders this week. Elsewhere, Christian Slater tries to guest on "Archer" without getting the series canceled. Here's what caught my eye on the television schedule:

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