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Hulu boasts 20M new subscribers in four months; announces multiple new shows

Today, during the Hulu 18 Presentation at the newly-named Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, executives took the stage to reveal the company’s rapid growth, announce multiple original programming and exclusive acquisition deals that expand Hulu’s content offering, and unveil new product and measurement innovations that will bring the future of television to the advertising business. Reinforcing Hulu’s position as ...

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Updated and Ranked

It’s time for some new and updated Emmy predictions, ranked for your pleasure! Covering Drama Series, Comedy Series, Limited Series, TV Movie plus lead and supporting acting categories. Guest categories to come at a later date. Who do you think is on top in Drama – The Handmaid’s Tale or Game of Thrones? Will it be Atlanta or The Marvelous ...

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Review: The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 2)

The first 10 minutes of episode one of season two of the Emmy-winning series are among the most harrowing I’ve ever seen on television. As Kate Bush’s “Woman’s Work” plays, discarded handmaids are led into a rundown Fenway Park to a scaffold of hangman’s nooses. “You shall feel the pain of his judgement, for that is his love” exclaims Aunt ...

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Emmy Podcast #21- Talking Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, Roseanne and One Day at a Time with Vox.com’s Todd VanDerWerff

In the first Emmy podcast of the 2017-2018 television season I am joined by a familiar voice – Vox.com’s critic-at-large Todd VanDerWerff. The first hour of this 90-minute podcast focuses heavily on the Outstanding Drama race which sees the return of Game of Thrones after taking a year off and now going up against last year’s winner The Handmaid’s Tale. ...

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2019 Emmy Predictions: Returns, Reboots and Reigning Champs

Last year at the Emmys a huge presence was missing, the reigning Drama Series champion (two years running) Game of Thrones. Missing out on last season’s Emmy race opened the door for Hulu to capture its first series win in The Handmaid’s Tale, which earned a massive eight wins for its freshman season, second only to the first season of ...

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Costume Designers Guild (CDG) winners: ‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘I, Tonya’ dress to impress

The Shape of Water, Wonder Woman and I, Tonya were the top choices from the 20th Costume Designers Guild awards on Tuesday night, winning the Period, Sci-Fi/Fantasy and Contemporary film categories, respectively. The event was hosted by Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez. The Shape of Water defeated fellow Oscar nominee Phantom Thread and Wonder Woman beat out Oscar nominee Beauty ...

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WGA Awards: ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Get Out,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Topline Guild Wins

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) have chosen Call Me By Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics) and Get Out (Universal) as the best screenplays of 2017. They each also earned the most screenplay wins during critics’ season in their respective categories – Adapted and Original. They enter the Oscars as favorites but Original Screenplay is a much tougher category this year and ...

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‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Win USC Scripter Awards

Call Me By Your Name and The Handmaid’s Tale won the USC Scripter awards for film and television (respectively) last night. The University of Southern California’s USC Libraries Scripter honors adaptations and rewards both the script writer and the original author(s). For Call Me By Your Name, screenwriter James Ivory and novelist Andre Aciman were awarded; for The Handmaid’s Tale ...

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DGA Awards: Guilllermo del Toro is 2018 Directors Guild Winner

  The Directors Guild of America have given Guillermo del Toro their top prize, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, for his romance fantasy The Shape of Water. The film recently won the Producers Guild award and is cementing itself the Best Picture frontrunner just a month out from the Oscars. Only four movies have ever won DGA and PGA (not including ...

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