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Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

LOS ANGELES — When Zendaya won last month’s Emmy Award for top drama series actress, her triumph seemed to underscore the TV industry’s progress toward inclusivity.
Canadian-born James Randi, dazzling magician and skeptic, dies at 92

Canadian-born James Randi, dazzling magician and skeptic, dies at 92

James Randi, a magician who later challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers with such voracity that he became regarded as the country’s foremost skeptic, has died, his foundation announced. He was 92.
Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee top Billboard Latin Music Awards

Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee top Billboard Latin Music Awards

SUNRISE, Fla. — Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show.
Dodgers, Rays draw record-low TV World Series audience

Dodgers, Rays draw record-low TV World Series audience

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles Dodgers' victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 drew a record-low audience of television viewers for a World Series game. Los Angeles' 8-3 win received a 5.
Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launch

Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launch

Short-video app Quibi said it is shutting down just six months after its early April launch, having struggled to find customers. The company said Wednesday that it would wind down its operations and plans to sell its assets.
Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

ROME — Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official te
Trump rape accuser arrives to court for oral arguments

Trump rape accuser arrives to court for oral arguments

NEW YORK — A woman who says President Donald Trump raped her in the 1990s arrived at a courthouse Wednesday to hear lawyers argue whether Trump can substitute the United States for himself as the defendant in her defamation lawsuit.
Review: Did we need another 'Rebecca'? No, no we didn't.

Review: Did we need another 'Rebecca'? No, no we didn't.

It’s asking for trouble remaking Hitchcock, but with “Rebecca” you might be able to see a sliver of an opening. It’s justly revered as a ghostly Gothic masterpiece and the only film of Hitch's to win best picture.
Hulu secures U.S. rights Jann Arden's semi-autobiographical sitcom

Hulu secures U.S. rights Jann Arden's semi-autobiographical sitcom

Jann Arden's semi-autobiographical sitcom is heading to an American streaming service. Producers announced on Wednesday that Hulu has secured the U.S. rights to the Calgary singer-songwriter's CTV series "Jann.
Review: Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

Review: Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

Since Sacha Baron Cohen first appeared as his Kazakh journalist on “Da Ali G Show,” Borat Sagdiyev has been remarkably consistent. The accent is the same. The gray suit is still rumpled.