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Banff Rockie Awards: HBO’s ‘I May Destroy You’ Wins Grand Jury Prize

HBO’s I May Destroy You from creator Michaela Coel has won the Grand Jury Prize at the Banff Rockie Awards, while the breakout British drama also earned the best limited series trophy. The…

Michaela Coel’s BAFTA Speech Sparks Call for Mandatory Intimacy Coordinators, Independent Body for Complaints

Michaela Coel’s BAFTA TV Awards acceptance speech for leading actress (her second of Sunday’s ceremony) in which she praised the work of her I May Destroy You intimacy coordinator Ita O’Brien…

BAFTA TV Awards: Michaela Coel Secures Two Wins, Paul Mescal Claims Leading Actor Honor

Michaela Coel emerged the big winner at Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards, where her acclaimed drama I May Destroy You added to its growing stash of statuettes.  Coel beat out a fiercely competitive…

Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer, Paul Mescal to Attend Hybrid BAFTA TV Awards

Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Paul Mescal are among the nominees set to attend this weekend’s BAFTA TV Awards ceremony in person, with others joining via video link. The hybrid event…

BAFTA TV Craft Awards: ‘Small Axe,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ Clean Up

Small Axe and I May Destroy You were the big winners at the 2021 BAFTA TV Craft awards, celebrating the best creativity behind the camera, on Monday night. In a virtual event broadcast on…

Michaela Coel Stands With Noel Clarke Accusers in “Their Indignation”

The 'I May Destroy You Star' said she wanted to "offer great support for the brave 20 women who have come forward" with allegations against the actor, writer and producer.

Zendaya, Whoopi Goldberg and Michaela Coel Honored at Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards

In her acceptance speech, Coel detailed one disastrous meeting with Hollywood studio executives and a celebratory night with Janelle Monáe: "I am just eager to be here and I’m grateful for the…

Michaela Coel to Release Debut Novel

In 'Misfits: A Personal Manifesto,' the 'I May Destroy You' star will recount deeply personal anecdotes from her life and work and will detail her journey to reclaiming creativity and power.

MIPTV: Global TV Industry Calls for Systemic Change on Diversity

Thanks to several top-down actions by major networks and streamers, on- and offscreen diversity is starting to become a reality, said industry executives attending the 2021 digital MIPTV market on…

SAG Awards Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Shut Out Despite Multiple Nominations

Two-time nominees 'The Father' and 'One Night in Miami' also failed to win a single award as did multi-nominated TV series 'Dead to Me,' 'Bridgerton,' 'Better Call Saul and 'The Flight Attendant,'…