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The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in July

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are our picks for some of July’s most promising new titles. go to Article >

Amid ‘Batgirl’ cancellation, Warner Bros. Discovery reveals plans to combine HBO Max and Discovery+, cut costs

12 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

After days of online scrutiny about the future of HBO Max, Warner Bros. Discover announced that a streaming service combining HBO Max and Discovery+ will launch in the U.S. in the summer of 2023 with other markets to follow. Executives argued... read more

Movies that celebrate the season, from 'Summer of Soul' to 'The Way, Way Back'

15 Days ago News Source: Wbur.org

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Ty Burr, author of the “Ty Burr’s Watch List” Substack newsletter, about his and his readers’ picks for classic summer movies. Ty Burr’s list of classic summer movies “Jaws” (1975) Watch on YouTube. “The Way,... read more

Netflix loses nearly 1 million subscribers. That's the good news

28 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Updated July 19, 2022 at 6:10 PM ET The media world – especially in streaming – breathed a huge sigh of relief Tuesday.That's because Netflix's second-quarter earnings report revealed the company lost 970,000 subscribers. And while that is a big... read more

Meet the sisters behind one of Africa’s biggest teen webseries

18 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

Four years ago, three West African sisters created one of the continent’s most popular webseries—without the help of a big studio.  Jemima, Jesimiel, and Jeiel Damina, three Nigerian sisters, founded their film production company, Neptune3... read more

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in June

74 Days ago Culture Source: Nytimes.com

Every month, streaming services add movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are our picks for some of June’s most promising new titles. read more

The best 'American Idol' contestants of all time, ranked — according to your votes

61 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

It's been 20 years since the beginning of American Idol. Since the show debuted in 2002, judges and formats have come and gone. After a hiatus, it moved from Fox to ABC in 2018, where it has been mostly ignored ever since. (On May 22, the show,... read more

Same old true story: why have TV shows turned into Wikipedia entries?

77 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

An overstuffed season of fact-based dramas, from Winning Time to Under the Banner of Heaven to The Staircase, has been more miss than hitLately, I’ve been having what I call based-on-a-true story fatigue. I first used that admittedly inelegant... read more

Jennifer Lopez and 'Spider-Man' lead the cheers at MTV's Movie & TV Awards

71 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Lopez made an emotional speech about how believers and skeptics contributed to her success, as she accepted a career achievement honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday. "I want to thank the people who gave me joy and... read more

Once quaint, 'Stranger Things' is now extravagant in every way

82 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

In the first season of Stranger Things, being 12 years old was a moment of suspension in air. Mike and Dustin and Lucas and Will (Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin and Noah Schnapp) were flying off the cliff of their little-kid... read more

Five takeaways from the 2022 Emmy nominations

35 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

When introducing the nominations for this year's Emmy awards, Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma crowed about the number of entries, citing a record amount of TV production and lots of high-quality programs.So why were so many... read more