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‘The Crown’ still looks regal as Olivia Colman assumes the throne

‘The Crown’ still looks regal as Olivia Colman assumes the throne

“The Crown” ushers in a new cast, but the Netflix historical drama’s compelling and regal formula — exploring the obligations and indignities associated with the seemingly sun-drenched life of the British Royal Family — remains the same, and indeed has only deepened as the principals advance into middle age. While Olivia Colman, fresh off her…MORE

Everything you need to know before watching season three of ‘The Crown’

Everything you need to know before watching season three of ‘The Crown’

Practice your curtsy. “The Crown” returns to Netflix on Sunday, with Olivia Colman taking her seat on Queen Elizabeth II’s throne as the series’ new star. The 10-episode run, set between 1964 and 1977, will showcase tension inside Buckingham Palace and tackle turmoil on the outside, introducing many viewers to a volatile period in British…MORE

There are more LGBTQ characters on television than ever before

There are more LGBTQ characters on television than ever before

A record-breaking number of LGBTQ characters will appear on broadcast television by the time this year’s season is over. A total 10.2% of regular characters in the 2019-2020 broadcast television season are reported to be LGBTQ, according to GLAAD’s “Where We Are on TV” report. That’s up from 8.8% the prior season. The latest tally…MORE

Taylor Swift’s battle over her music escalates

Taylor Swift’s battle over her music escalates

The public battle between Taylor Swift and music manager Scooter Braun continues to escalate. Swift claims Braun and Scott Borchetta, the head of her former music label, Big Machine Label Group, are pressuring her not to record “copy cat versions” of her songs and to stop speaking about them publicly, and, in exchange “allow her”…MORE

Sweet revenge: Jeopardy! James  Holzhauer wins the Tournament of Champions

Sweet revenge: Jeopardy! James Holzhauer wins the Tournament of Champions

He’ll take victory for $250,000, Alex. “Jeopardy! James” Holzhauer won $250,000 as the winner of the game show’s Tournament of Champions against Emma Boettcher and Francois Barcomb. He has now won more than $2.7 million on the show this year. Boettcher famously ended Holzhauer’s historic 32-game win streak in June, but the “Jeopardy!” celebrity lived…MORE

Cheryl Ladd understands why we just can’t quit ‘Charlie’s Angels’

Cheryl Ladd understands why we just can’t quit ‘Charlie’s Angels’

“Charlie’s Angels” is back — again. The latest iteration of the female-led crime-fighting franchise, released Friday, is a film directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also wrote the screenplay. It stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the next generation of “Angels.” Banks has put her own twist on the “Angels,” who now fight…MORE

‘Waves’ cast on the ripples of life

‘Waves’ cast on the ripples of life

The film “Waves” was a longtime coming for writer and director Trey Edward Shults. “I like to think I had to live a lot of life and get on the other side of some things before it could all come into place,” Shults told CNN. “It’s a very personal film.” “Waves” stars Kelvin Harrison Jr.,…MORE

In ‘Dollface,’ Kat Dennings rediscovers her girlfriends after a bad breakup

In ‘Dollface,’ Kat Dennings rediscovers her girlfriends after a bad breakup

The simplicity of “Dollface” doesn’t make the show any less fun, although this slenderly conceived comedy vehicle for “2 Broke Girls” star Kat Dennings could easily have landed on a conventional broadcast network. As is, it’s a nice addition to Hulu’s lineup of originals, and a whole lot less depressing than “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The…MORE