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Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2019
HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap.
The bloodthirsty saga's...
Monday, Jul. 1, 2019
In the pilot of the new HBO series "Euphoria," a young woman is about to be assaulted by an angry drunk in the kitchen at a house party. Her hand happens to find a kitchen knife.
She raises it. "You want to hurt me?" she screams at her attacker.
"Put the knife down," the drunk now...
Monday, Jul. 1, 2019
Michelle Carter sent her suicidal boyfriend countless text messages encouraging him to follow through on his plan to take his own life until he actually did.
Two years after Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in a case that gripped the nation, the director of a new...
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019
The Television Critics Association (TCA) has unveiled the nominees for the organization’s 35th Annual TCA Awards. Winners will be announced at the invitation-only presentation on Saturday, August 3, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
HBO leads with 15 nominations this year, inching past Netflix...
Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019
Every time a popular HBO series ends, the network faces a round of stories essentially asking, “is there life for HBO after (fill in the blank). This time, it was “Game of Thrones.”
Based on early indications, its executives shouldn’t worry too much.
The series “Big Little Lies”...
Friday, May. 24, 2019
Composer Nicholas Britell is a two-time Oscar nominee for Best Original Score, both for films directed by Barry Jenkins: Best Picture Academy Award winner Moonlight in 2017, and If Beale Street Could Talk this year. Britell’s feature filmography also includes a couple of...
Tuesday, May. 21, 2019
In its last blast, “The Big Bang Theory” topped the TV ratings by a light-year.
The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy’s 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday.
Sunday night’s much-...
Wednesday, May. 8, 2019
In the ratings battle between titans “The Big Bang Theory” and “Game of Thrones,” laughs won out.
CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” was last week’s top-rated program, with 12.5 million viewers tuning in to the sitcom in its home stretch. The final episode of its 12-season run will air Thursday,...
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has once again ridden a high body count to a record viewer count.
Sunday’s big-battle episode, the third of the final season, drew 17.8 million viewers either live on the network at 9 p.m., streamed, on-demand or in a rerun that aired later that night, the Nielsen...
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019
The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.
Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams' documentary. The movie...