Arts Sep 20‘The Crown,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ triumph at Emmys
Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to sweep top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry.
Arts Jul 26LeVar Burton on the real challenge of hosting Jeopardy
Burton's share of episodes as one of a succession of guest hosts, the show's pace and the challenge of following in Alex Trebek's much-admired footsteps threw Burton off stride.
Arts Jul 13‘The Crown,’ ‘Mandalorian’ top Emmy nominations with 24 each
“The Crown” tied with “The Mandalorian” for the most Emmy nominations Tuesday, 24 each, but the Marvel universe also got bragging rights with runner-up “WandaVision.”…
Arts Jun 25Conan O’Brien ends TBS late-night show with snark, gratitude
His 28 years as a host are second second only to Johnny Carson's 30 years on "Tonight." O'Brien's next venture is a weekly variety series for HBO Max, set to arrive in 2022 with an as-yet unannounced format.
Arts Mar 08Oprah’s deft royal interview shows why she’s still the media queen
While the couple drew both strong support and rebukes for detailing why they fled Britain and their royal roles, Winfrey burnished her stature as a master interviewer with Sunday's special that rivaled "The Crown"' for drama and heartache.
Arts Jan 29NBCUniversal vows auditions for actors with disabilities
The pledge was made in response to calls for change by the Ruderman Family Foundation, following a similar commitment the disability rights advocate received from CBS Entertainment in 2019.
Arts Jan 27Oscar and Emmy-winning actor Cloris Leachman dies at 94
Millions of viewers knew her as the self-absorbed neighbor Phyllis in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." She also appeared as the mother of Timmy on the "Lassie" series.
Arts Nov 08Alex Trebek, long-running ‘Jeopardy!’ host, dies at 80
Alex Trebek, who presided over the beloved quiz show “Jeopardy!” for more than 30 years with dapper charm and a touch of schoolmaster strictness, died Sunday. He was 80.
Arts Oct 22TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity, study finds
According to a new university study, there is a lag in diversity in behind-the-camera jobs and among TV executives. As of this fall, the study found that whites held 92% of chair and CEO positions at TV networks and studios,…
Arts Sep 18The Emmys are live and virtual this year: ‘What could possibly go wrong?’
Come for the awards, stay for the suspense of the first big Hollywood ceremony to attempt a live — but socially distanced — broadcast amid the coronavirus pandemic.