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U.S. TV shows try a new election playbook - making voting part of the story

23 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES From "black-ish" to a "West Wing" reunion, television shows are using the power of entertainment in new ways to encourage more Americans to participate in the Nov. 3 election.

'Watchmen,' 'Schitt's Creek' rule at virtual Emmys with pandemic and political twists

21 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES Media family saga "Succession," dystopian drama "Watchmen" and feel-good comedy "Schitt's Creek" dominated the Emmy Awards on Sunday in a show sprinkled with jokes about the coronavirus pandemic, political jibes and appeals for racial justice. | Video

'Watchmen', 'Schitt's Creek,' pajamas and alpaca take stage for virtual Emmys

20 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 Television shows "Succession," "Watchmen" and "Schitt's Creek" look set for multiple wins at Sunday's Emmy awards, but the biggest buzz may be around the virtual ceremony and its potential for pajamas, alpacas, and designer Hazmat suits.

Curiosity high for TV's anything-can-happen virtual Emmys

17 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES California may be burning and the United States is in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Hollywood is hoping that there might be some relief in a party - albeit at a distance - at Sunday's Emmy awards.

Not so white Emmys: a blip, or real progress on diversity?

14 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES From "Insecure"s 20-something women to the Muslim-American star of "Ramy," Sunday's Emmy line-up is an unprecedented showcase for people of color. | Video

Flawless 102-carat diamond could fetch up to $30 million at auction

10 Sep 2020

One of the world's rarest diamonds, about the size of an egg or a large lollipop, is going up for auction next month and is expected to fetch $12 million to $30 million (23.03 million pounds).

TV's 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' to end after 14 years

10 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES The American television reality show that shot Kim Kardashian and her family to fame is ending in 2021 after 14 years, the E! network said on Tuesday. | Video

Actor Anthony Rapp sues Kevin Spacey for sexual misconduct in 1980s

09 Sep 2020

Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey was accused in a civil lawsuit on Wednesday of sexual assault and battery in the 1980s by actor Anthony Rapp and a second, unnamed person when both plaintiffs were about 14.

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