May 27th, 2020

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  • Fallon apologizes for using blackface in 20-year-old skit

    NEW YORK – NBC “Tonight” show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during a 2000 episode of “Saturday Night Live.” Fallon tweeted on Tuesday that “there is no excuse for this.” Discussion of Fallon’s 20-year-old skit surfaced this week after a video of it [...] Read More »

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  • California sues over sex misconduct on ‘Criminal Minds’ set

    LOS ANGELES – The state of California filed a lawsuit Tuesday against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series “Criminal Minds,” alleging that the show’s cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years. The suit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing says [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Documentary focuses on unlikely champion of Mexican cuisine

    NEW YORK – If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You’re not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That’s also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy. So says 97-year-old Diana Kennedy, a foremost authority on traditional Mexican cuisine. Over many decades, she has mastered, documented and become [...] Read More »

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  • South African action series, hospital doc series among June streaming highlights

    Any other year, audiences would be flocking to local multiplexes for the latest summer blockbuster, but this June all of the big entertainment is happening on the small screen. Whether it’s Disney’s fantasy-adventure “Artemis Fowl,” which skips a planned theatrical release for a Disney Plus premiere on June 12, or the final seasons of Netflix’s [...] Read More »

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  • ‘Amazing Race Canada’ wins big on second night of Canadian Screen Awards

    TORONTO – “The Amazing Race Canada” was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards. The perennial hit travel contest, which airs on CTV, captured six trophies, including best reality/competition program or series, on Tuesday. The awards were for season 7, which was won by Indigenous, two-spirit [...] Read More »

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