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Baltimore Ravens honor Michael K. Williams with his whistle from ‘The Wire’

Baltimore Ravens honor Michael K. Williams with his whistle from ‘The Wire’

A whistled rendition of “The Farmer in the Dell” rang through M&T Bank Stadium ahead of the Baltimore Ravens’ victory on Sunday, honoring an iconic Baltimore character and the late actor who brought him to life. The tune was an homage to Michael K. Williams, who starred in the Baltimore-set series “The Wire” as Omar…MORE

Elizabeth Olsen’s Emmy dress was designed by her sisters
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Elizabeth Olsen’s Emmy dress was designed by her sisters

Elizabeth Olsen’s Emmy Awards dress was designed by her sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The “WandaVision” actress wore a cream-colored dress from the Olsen’s line The Row, launched in 2006. She topped the gown with Chopard earrings and Stuart Weitzman shoes. Olsen’s stylist Elizabeth Stewart revealed the designers were behind the dress on Instagram. “#SisterLove,”…MORE

#EmmysSoWhite … again
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#EmmysSoWhite … again

There was more diversity in the Emmys presenters Sunday night than there was in the actual winners — and people have feelings about that. #EmmysSoWhite trended on Twitter after not a single actor of color won in the acting categories despite a record number of diverse nominees this year. Strong contenders — including the late…MORE

Fall TV: ‘The Big Leap’ takes off, and ‘Ordinary Joe’ isn’t your ordinary NBC drama
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Fall TV: ‘The Big Leap’ takes off, and ‘Ordinary Joe’ isn’t your ordinary NBC drama

Broadcasting’s fall TV season gets underway this week with a pair of promising — one might even say out of the ordinary — dramas, a few spinoffs, and a particularly stale new primetime soap. The brand extensions include “CSI: Vegas,” “NCIS: Hawaii,” “FBI: International” and a new “The Masked Singer”-like Fox singing competition “Alter Ego.”…MORE

Gigi Hadid’s baby girl makes rare social media appearance
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Gigi Hadid’s baby girl makes rare social media appearance

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik’s daughter, Khai, turned a year old and her grandmother celebrated the milestone by sharing some photos. Yolanda Hadid posted photos on her verified Instagram account of her with her granddaughter, whose birthday is September 19. “Happy first birthday to our Angel Khai,” read the caption on a series of photos…MORE

Five memorable Emmy speech moments
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Five memorable Emmy speech moments

Ah, live TV, how quickly you can turn us from bitter, grumbling shade factories to weeping messes. The Emmys was no exception. Say what you will about the repeat-filled winners, some of the honorees brought their acceptance speech A-game under a kind of extreme duress most of us can only imagine (a room of super…MORE

RuPaul makes Emmy history
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RuPaul makes Emmy history

It’s a night of ru-bilation for RuPaul. The legendary television figure, whose full name is RuPaul Charles, on Sunday night made Emmy history by becoming the most-awarded person of color in the show’s history with 11 wins. The previous record holder was cinematographer Donald A. Morgan, according to the Los Angeles Times. The latest award…MORE

Analysis: Emmys honor ‘The Crown,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ as Netflix makes history
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Analysis: Emmys honor ‘The Crown,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ as Netflix makes history

Netflix capped a historic night with Emmy wins in two of the three top categories for “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit,” with Apple TV+’s comedy “Ted Lasso” completing a streaming sweep at the 73rd annual Emmy ceremony. In a stunning achievement, Netflix’s 10 wins on Sunday night, coupled with 34 wins at the Creative…MORE

TIFF 2021: Highlights from a film festival that entered the multiverse

TIFF 2021: Highlights from a film festival that entered the multiverse

No two people have the same film festival experience. There’s the thumbing of the program and picking out titles, making priorities and curating your own double, triple, quadruple bills. There’s the hopping between venues, meeting faces old and new, emerging from dark rooms disappointed or elated or somewhere in between. For press, there’s a lot…MORE

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