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Critic’s corner: What’s on TV tonight

Why We Laugh: Funny Women 8 p.m., Showtime

This documentary looks at what it’s like for female comics in the male dominated stand-up comedy business. Among those featured: Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Bernhard, Paula Poundstone, Rita Rudner, Kathy Najimy, Lily Tomlin, Kathy Griffin, and Tig Notaro. The movie is narrated and executive produced by Joan Rivers.

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