Autopsy shows 'The Wire' actor Michael K. Williams died of drug overdose
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An autopsy has confirmed actor Michael K. Williams, who played the shotgun-toting drug dealer Omar Little in the HBO crime drama âThe Wire,â died of an overdose of drugs, the New York City medical examiner's office said on Friday.
'Tiger King 2' Will Premiere This Year, as Netflix Reveals Upcoming True Crime Slate
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's official: Another installment of "Tiger King," the docuseries that captivated millions of Netflix users in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, is coming.
New 'Succession' season asks: Is Kendall 'a visionary or a madman'?
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Emmy-winning drama "Succession" returns next month just after media executive Kendall Roy has torpedoed his CEO father in a live televised press conference with accusations of corporate cover-ups of wrongdoing at the family's global empire.
'The Many Saints of Newark' Review: The Prequel to 'The Sopranos' Is a Pretty Good Yarn, but It Doesn't Explain Tony Soprano
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In its heyday, there was an ad campaign for "The Sopranos" that played, in an obvious but irresistible way, off the word "family."
Exclusive-Netflix offers free plan in Kenya to entice new subscribers
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc on Monday began offering a free mobile plan with about one-quarter of its TV shows and movies in Kenya, a strategy aimed at sparking growth in a key African market, the company told Reuters.
UPDATE 1-Audience for Emmy Awards show rises to 7.4 million
LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The television audience for Sunday's Emmy Awards reached 7.4 million viewers, according to data released by broadcaster CBS, up some 16% from last year's record low.
Dinner party-style Emmys display little overt sign of pandemic constraints
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - While departing yet again from the look of Primetime Emmys of yore, Sunday's presentation of television's highest honors gave little overt appearance of being constrained by a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apple joins streaming elite, Netflix crosses milestone with Emmy wins
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc burnished its streaming TV credentials on Sunday as "Ted Lasso" scored the Emmy award for best comedy, and Netflix Inc landed its biggest television award to date with a best drama win for "The Crown."
From 'Believe' to biscuits, Ted Lasso turned on the charm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Breakout hit comedy "Ted Lasso" has charmed viewers and Emmy voters with its folksy charm and unflagging optimism, eliciting countless memes, recipes for the show's home-made English biscuits, and fascination with its words of wisdom.
UPDATE 6-'Ted Lasso,' 'The Crown,' win top Emmy Awards on streaming heavy night
LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Royal drama "The Crown" and feel good comedy "Ted Lasso" nabbed the top prizes at television's Emmy awards on Sunday on a night dominated by streaming shows, British talent and rare wins by women.
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