April 18, 2019
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Academy Prepping Service to Stream Best Picture Oscar Hopefuls for Voters (Exclusive)
The organization is working on expanding the streaming platform that it has offered its members in recent years — which made available animated, documentary and short films — to include any best picture Oscar contender that a studio wishes to promote at a cost of $10,000 to $15,000 per title.
April 16, 2019
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Emmys: Television Academy Honors to Fete 'Pose,' 'RBG,' Five Other Programs
This year's honorees address a "diverse spectrum of important issues challenging our world, including women’s rights, childhood cancer, mental health, alcoholism, sexual abuse, race relations, gender discrimination and LGBTQ+ issues."
April 10, 2019
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Disney Chief Bob Iger Calls for Civil Discourse, Warns "Hitler Would Have Loved Social Media"
"We have to change how we talk to each other," Iger said before suggesting, "Maybe we should just start by reconnecting with those friends and family members that we haven’t spoken to since the 2016 election."
April 10, 2019
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Mark Hamill ('Knightfall')
The screen legend best known for playing Luke Skywalker in six films over 42 years reflects on fame and typecasting, why he loves theater and voice acting, "'Star Wars' fatigue" and why he took on the role of a medieval SOB on History's drama series about the Knights Templar.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Ken Jeong ('You Complete Me, Ho')
Best known for the 'Hangover' trilogy, the actor/comedian discusses what led to his life-changing decision to walk away from medicine to focus on performing, the personal and social significance of projects like 'Dr. Ken' and 'Crazy Rich Asians' and the family crisis that inspired his new Netflix stand-up special.
April 04, 2019
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March 13, 2019
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Stephan James ('Homecoming')
The Golden Globe-nominated breakout star reflects on his transformation from reserved kid into public performer; the challenges of playing icons Jesse Owens and John Lewis and anchoring 'If Beale Street Could Talk'; and holding his own opposite Julia Roberts on Amazon's acclaimed podcast adaptation.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — James Burrows ('Will & Grace')
One of the most prolific and admired directors in TV history — the go-to guy for sitcom pilots — reflects on how Mary Tyler Moore helped him break into the biz, the 15 years he split between 'Taxi' and 'Cheers' (he co-created the latter) and being at the center of NBC's 'Must See TV' era with 'Frasier,' 'Friends' and 'Will & Grace.'
February 25, 2019
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