Tag: National Broadcasting Co

On ‘S.N.L.,’ a Game of ‘Deal or No Deal’ to End the Government Shutdown

[Looking for TV and movie recommendations? Sign up for our newsletter, Watching.] With the partial government shutdown continuing to stretch on, “Saturday Night Live” proposed its own solution to the standoff: a game show parody. The first new “S.N.L.” of 2019 opened with a special “government shutdown edition” of “Deal […]

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It’s Final: Megyn Kelly and NBC Part Ways. And She Will Be Paid in Full.

After a drawn-out negotiation period, NBC and Megyn Kelly have formally agreed to part ways. The network and the onetime cable news star reached a final agreement on Friday, nearly three months after she wondered aloud on-air why it was inappropriate for white people to dress up in blackface for […]

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Golden Globes Briefing: Golden Globes 2019: What to Watch For

ImageSandra Oh, a Golden Globe nominee, and Andy Samberg are this year’s hosts.CreditKevork Djansezian/Getty Images LOS ANGELES — How the Hollywood pendulum swings: The Golden Globe Awards seem poised to dispense with the seriousness that marked last year’s ceremony, when actresses draped themselves in black to protest sexual harassment and […]

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The Most Memorable TV Episodes of 2018

Many of us watch television in batches now, inhaling seasons and whole series in snack-fueled sessions where individual episodes run together, differentiated by just a few impatient clicks of the remote. But the people who make those series still build them episode by episode, constructing individual half-hours and hours that […]

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Golden Globes Briefing: Golden Globes 2019: What to Expect at the Nominations

• When the Golden Globe nominations are announced on Thursday, expect to hear “A Star Is Born” in several categories. • “Roma” will not be part of the best drama race because foreign-language films are ineligible for the best picture categories. • Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh will host the […]

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On ‘S.N.L.’, Alec Baldwin and Ben Stiller Return to Play President Trump and Michael Cohen

[Looking for TV and movie recommendations? Sign up for our newsletter, Watching.] In just his second “Saturday Night Live” appearance this season — and his first since his arrest following a dispute over a parking space — Alec Baldwin returned to the program this weekend to portray President Trump in […]

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The New TV Season: Reboots and Reality Shows Are Sinking. Fallon Counters a Move by Colbert.

Two months into the new television season, there’s big ratings news: The N.F.L. is back! Then there’s … everything else. Viewership for entertainment programming on the broadcast networks continues to fall as audiences flock to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Among adults under the age of 50, the […]

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