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Tony Award nominations reflect an anemic year for original ideas. Here's a critic's take on the bright spots

La Jolla Playhouse, where “Junk” had its impressive world premiere, has been the launching pad for two of this season’s junkiest musicals, “Escape to Margaritaville,” the escapist Jimmy Buffett musical, and “Summer,” the roundly derided Donna Summer disco ride. Artistic director Christopher Ashley, who won a Tony last year for his direction of “Come From Away,”… ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles ...

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Veteran soap operas and 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' score big in Daytime Emmy Award nominations

[unable to retrieve full-text content] CBS took the lead once again with 66 total Daytime Emmy nominations, and Netflix and Amazon inched ahead of other networks with 51 and 49 nominations respectively, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Wednesday. Mario Lopez, host of NBC’s “Extra,” and Sheryl Underwood, a… … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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