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Saturday, August 01, 2020
Beyoncé's newest visual album, Black is King, was released yesterday on Disney+.
Friday, July 31, 2020
While the 2020 Emmy nominations announced this week were notable for the number of Black shows and creators, they were woefully lacking representation of Latinx talent.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
A new HBO documentary explores the mental health challenges of Olympic athletes. The Weight Of Gold is deep and revealing. It is also problematically not diverse.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The fifth and final season of Last Chance U — Netflix's verité series — is its best. It follows the football team at Laney College in Oakland, Calif., through a rocky season.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Philbin rose to fame with the nationally syndicated program Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, and enjoyed continuing success as host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. He would have been 89 in August.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The Netflix game show Floor is Lava is based on a children's playtime staple and quickly became a pop-culture sensation when it debuted last month.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
In his new memoir, the TV icon reflects on his cancer diagnosis and presents brief, sometimes compelling glimpses into his history, as he aims to convince the world he's just an average guy.
Monday, July 20, 2020
P-Valley is a new drama on Starz about Black strippers working a club in the Mississippi Delta. It's one of the year's most provocative dramas.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
David Makes Man, a series about a Black teenager dealing with his friend's death, debuted on HBO Max. Showtime has released Twenties, a show about a young Black woman learning to navigate life.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
The last announced major streaming service debuts widely. It's NBCUniversal's Peacock. Here's what it offers and how it stacks up against everything else out there.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Alums of the unscripted CBS hit say the show routinely stereotypes Black contestants. They state its production is hampered by systemic racism that makes it tougher for Black participants to succeed.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The white actors will no longer play characters on Big Mouth and Central Park. Instead, they ask that Black voice actors be cast. Nick Kroll, co-creator of Big Mouth, apologized and agrees.
Monday, June 22, 2020
HBO has released a 1930s-era noir mystery series starring Matthew Rhys. The new series has reimagined 1950s courtroom drama, Perry Mason.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
It may sound odd to highlight fictional stories about grief at a time when so much of the real thing is around. But experts say there is catharsis in watching someone struggle with familiar feelings.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Big streaming services are highlighting TV shows and movies about black life and dropping movies like Gone With The Wind in support of Black Lives Matter.
Friday, June 12, 2020
ABC may believe it has faced down some criticism by naming its first black man, Matt James, to star in The Bachelor. The biggest question hanging over this moment is simple: Why did it take so long?
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Cops, the popular TV show that was about to enter its 33rd season, has been canceled by the Paramount Network. It has been criticized for years for glorifying police and unfairly portraying suspects.
Monday, June 01, 2020
Stephen Frears is directing a three-part miniseries based on the true story of Charles and Diana Ingram — a British couple accused of attempting a heist on the show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Friday, May 29, 2020
The Not Too Late Show with Elmo has premiered on HBO Max Wednesday, becoming the very first late-night style talk show hosted by a 3 1/2-year-old monster.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The newest major streaming service HBO Max has launched on Wednesday. It is facing a crowded field, but it has Friends, Sesame Street and HBO.