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Monday, June 10, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: No Broadway debuts among this year’s acting winners by Charles Bright

For only the third time this decade, none of the acting winners at this year’s Tony Awards did so for their Broadway debut. This is the 21st time that this has happened over the 73-year hi…

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Tony Awards 2019: The good (James Corden), bad (riding King Kong) and ugly (cutting off Andre De Shields and Ali Stroker) by Charles Bright

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards has wrapped up as one of the best editions of the annual Broadway celebration in recent memory. Take a look below at the many things that worked and the few thing…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Tony Awards 2018: Ari’el Stachel (‘The Band’s Visit’) becomes latest to win for Broadway debut by Charles Bright

Ari’el Stachel became the latest person to take home a Tony Award for their Broadway debut. This victory puts him in a freshman club that now has 96 members. Watch him discuss his vict…

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Tony Awards 2018: Good (acceptance speeches), bad (Robert De Niro) and ugly (snubbing the playwrights) by Charles Bright

The 72nd edition of the Tony Awards has concluded. While this continues to be one of the best produced award shows on television, some aspects of this year’s presentation were better t…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Nick Kroll (‘Big Mouth’) on the show’s crazy situations: Many of them actually happened! [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Charles Bright

Nick Kroll is very blunt about where the crazy stories on the show “Big Mouth” come from. “The stories come from the experiences of me and [co-creator] Andrew Goldberg, our…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

2017 Best Awards moments: Our favorites include ‘La La Land’/’Moonlight’ mix-up, Meryl Streep vs. Donald Trump, and … by Charles Bright

From deserving winners to amazing speeches, and hilarious jokes to moving presentations, 2017 has delivered a plethora of memorable moments from awards shows into pop culture. To celebrate t…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tony Awards: 4 biggest shockers of the night include both directing winners by Charles Bright

This year’s Tony Awards basically went according to plan with the predicted winner in most of the 24 categories actually prevailing. But, like with any awards show, there are always bo…

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Tony Awards: Good (Acceptance speeches), bad (Rachel Bloom) and ugly (Midler v. Orchestra) by Charles Bright

The 71st annual Tony Awards is now in the history books and once again it proved to be one of the best productions on television. But, as always, I’m always able to find a couple of fl…

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Tony Awards: No Broadway newcomers number among acting winners by Charles Bright

For the first time in five years, none of the acting winners at this year’s Tony Awards did so for their Broadway debut. This is the 20th time that this happened over the 71-year histo…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ return to Netflix on April 14 could be key to Emmy success by Charles Bright

After an immensely successful Kickstarter effort, “Mystery Science Theater 3000” will return with new episodes set to stream on Netflix beginning April 14. Along with much anticipa…

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Monday, January 9, 2017

2017 Golden Globes film reactions: ‘La La Land’ haters go to sleep! by Charles Bright

Our forum posters are infamous all throughout Hollywood for their brash and pointed opinions. And like every year they did not hold back with their reactions to this year’s Golden Globes f…

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Monday, September 26, 2016

‘Snowden’ songwriter Peter Gabriel: ‘The Veil’ vs. ‘La La Land’ tunes for Best Song Oscar by Charles Bright

The original tunes from “La La Land” might get some tough competition at the Oscars from Peter Gabriel. He has released a new tune, “The Veil,” that is featured i…

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Oscars frontrunner ‘La La Land’ wins Toronto Film Festival People’s Choice Award by Charles Bright

Damien Chazelle‘s musical romance “La La Land” won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival over the likes of “The Birth of a Natio…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Tony Awards 2016: Cynthia Erivo (‘The Color Purple’) & Daveed Diggs (‘Hamilton’) join 90 others who won for Broadway debuts by Charles Bright

Two performers – Cynthia Erivo and Daveed Diggs – won Tony Awards for their Broadway debuts on Sunday night. These victories put them in a freshman club that now has 92 members. Erivo, …

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Tony Awards 2016: Good (Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sonnet), bad (In Memoriam) & ugly (no 70th anniversary tribute) by Charles Bright

Sunday night’s 70th anniversary of the Tony Awards proved once again that the best awards telecast out there, but no awards telecast is ever without a few shortcomings. Below, the go…

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