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  • Emmys 2020: Making the Case for Brian Cox and Billy Porter for Lead Drama Actor August 12, 2020
    How vicious is the Roy family from HBO’s “Succession”? Brian Cox, who plays powerful patriarch Logan Roy, and Jeremy Strong (as his son Kendall Roy) managed to help push out two mainstays in the Emmys’ lead drama actor category this year: Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”) and Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”). Odenkirk was nominated […]
  • ‘The Crown’ Cast and Netflix’s Emmy-Nominated Artisans Join Variety Streaming Room Events August 12, 2020
    The stars, creator and director of Netflix’s “The Crown” and selected Emmy-nominated artisans from Netflix shows, including “Stranger Things” music supervisor Nora Felder, “Ozark” editor Cindy Mollo, “Space Force” production designer Susie Mancini, “Hollywood” and “The Politician” costume designer Lou Eyrich, “Cheer” cinematographer Melissa Langer and “The C […]
    Variety Staff
  • Dime Davis on Her Historic Emmy Nom, Favorite Sketches From ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ August 12, 2020
    Dime Davis already made Emmy history with her nomination in the variety series directing category for the freshman season finale of HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” which she also co-executive produces. (She is the first Black woman to break onto this ballot.) If she picks up the statue in September, she will break another […]
    Danielle Turchiano
  • Marina Abramovic Reflects on Her Emotional Return to Belgrade in Sarajevo Doc ‘Homecoming’ (EXCLUSIVE) August 12, 2020
    When Marina Abramovic left Yugoslavia as a young artist in the 1970s, she could have hardly imagined what the years ahead would bring. Her homeland—a communist state ruled for nearly 40 years by Marshal Josip Broz Tito—would dissolve amid the geopolitical reshuffling of the post-Cold War era, while Abramovic herself would go on to become […]
  • Paramount Pictures Developing Elsie Chapman’s ‘Caster’ Novel as Film August 12, 2020
    Paramount Pictures is developing Elsie Chapman’s magic-themed “Caster” novel as a movie with Scholastic Entertainment, Josephson Entertainment and Weed Road Pictures producing. “Caster,” published in 2019 by Scholastic Press, centers on Aza Wu, who knows that real magic is dangerous and illegal because it killed her sister, Shire. Aza must step in to save th […]
    Dave McNary
  • Emmys 2020: Celebrating Family Men of Color Leads to Conversation and Connection August 12, 2020
    When it comes to the Emmys’ lead comedy and drama actor categories, the majority of men of color nominated fall into an interesting theme: They’re involved in storytelling about different kinds of families that are historically underrepresented on television. They are Black (Anthony Anderson, ABC’s “Black-ish”), Black and blended (Sterling K. Brown, NBC’s “T […]
    Danielle Turchiano
  • TV Ratings: ‘Stargirl’ Finale Scores 5-Week High as ‘America’s Got Talent’ Slides Again August 12, 2020
    “America’s Got Talent” continued its weekly ratings drop, but nevertheless emerged way out ahead of slim competition on Tuesday night. The NBC talent show, which last night saw Kelly Clarkson fill in for Simon Cowell who sustained a serious back injury over the weekend, scored a 0.9 rating among adults 18-49 and drew 6.7 million […]
    Will Thorne
  • ‘The Bay of Silence’ Review: A Fine Cast Classes Up an Old-School Noir With #MeToo Overtones August 12, 2020
    If Claes Bang didn’t exist so suavely before our eyes, you’d say they don’t make movie stars like him any more: debonair, mature but with sparky wit, and possessed of a flexible accent that is at once evasive and distinctly European. Since breaking out aged 50 in Rubin Östlund’s “The Square,” he could have exclusively […]
  • Jeremy Pope, Paul Mescal, Ramy Youssef on Portraying Characters Finding Their Voices August 12, 2020
    When Archie (Jeremy Pope) is threatened with being removed from his own screenplay because making a movie written by a Black screenwriter would “sink the studio” in Netflix’s “Hollywood,” he responds with as much composure and restraint as he can muster. But given that the show is set in the 1940s, when Black individuals had […]
    Will Thorne
  • Simon Cowell Sells Longtime Beverly Hills Home for $25 Million August 12, 2020
    In a deal that closed last week, English music producer/TV talent show creator (“The X Factor,” “Britain’s Got Talent” and its various iterations) and all-around media mogul Simon Cowell has sold his main residence in Beverly Hills for exactly $25 million, as was first reported by The Real Deal. The unapologetically lavish property, which boasts […] […]

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  • East Pacific to 'go wild with tropical activity' as latest hurricane fades August 12, 2020
    The tropical East Pacific could be about to enter its most active phase of the 2020 season yet. Although the East Pacific season began on May 15, it is currently behind the pace of its Atlantic counterpart, which is on the verge of producing its 10th named system of the year despite its season officially...
  • Train derailment in Scotland kills 3, leaves several others injured August 12, 2020
    Smoke was seen billowing into the sky after a passenger train derailed Wednesday morning near the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, in eastern Scotland, leaving at least three dead and at least six others injured. Officers with the British Transport Police stated that they responded to the incident at 9:43 a.m., local time, adding that they...
  • More flooding downpours expected for storm-battered India August 11, 2020
    Shower and thunderstorm activity has picked up across parts of India in recent weeks as the monsoon season continues. Areas that received rounds of downpours last week may be under the risk for flash flooding again this week. A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal and northern India will try to...
  • Flash flood watches in effect as strong storms set to bring relief from heat August 12, 2020
    Some areas of the East Coast that were recently pummeled by Isaias’ flooding rainfall and winds will face more weather hazards into this weekend. Portions of the Southeast, central Appalachians and mid-Atlantic could face daily downpours and, in some cases, multiple downpours each day that could raise the risk of flash flooding. Flash flood watches...
  • New study shows best and worst face masks to guard against coronavirus August 11, 2020
    The message has been steady around the world, albeit for longer in some countries than others: Masks save lives. As the number of COVID-19 infections continues to soar, past 20 million worldwide as of Tuesday, more and more experts are encouraging not just the use of masks, but the use of the correct masks. In...
  • Tropical Depression 11 is here, and it could go on to shatter another Atlantic record August 12, 2020
    A disturbance spinning over the middle of the Atlantic organized enough to be named Tropical Depression 11 at 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. AccuWeather meteorologists expect it to go on to strengthen into a tropical storm later Wednesday, becoming another one for the record books. Tropical Depression 11, which began...
  • Severe storms to fire up over Plains, Midwest to close work week August 12, 2020
    After severe thunderstorms struck portions of the Dakotas on Tuesday, meteorologists say that some of the same areas may again be at risk for volatile weather on Wednesday. While much of Wednesday will be free of thunderstorms, that will begin to change by late afternoon or evening as an approaching cold front combined with the...
  • What is the Bermuda high? And how does it affect tropical systems? August 12, 2020
    During hurricane season, a term that weather watchers will often hear meteorologists talking about is the Bermuda high. But what exactly is it? And how does it affect the development of tropical systems and the tracks they take? The “Bermuda high” is a high pressure system located over the Atlantic Ocean that borrows its name...
  • Hurricane Elida churns in East Pacific August 8, 2020
    Hurricane Elida formed on Monday afternoon and continued to strengthen into early Tuesday morning. The hurricane is the first organized tropical system in the East Pacific since Douglas impacted Hawaii almost two weeks ago. After strengthening to a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph on Tuesday morning, the system began to...
  • Record-challenging heat shows no signs of letting up over Four Corners August 12, 2020
    The 'dry heat' in the Desert Southwest has been just that - dry. There has been very little rain this summer and the persistent dry conditions will contribute to unusually hot weather through much of the balance of August. The summer is the hottest time of the year for the interior Southwest, but it can also...

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