Actress JoAnna Garcia Swisher on ‘Kevin (Probably) Saves the World’

Actress JoAnna Garcia Swisher on ‘Kevin (Probably) Saves the World’ »

7 Sep, 2017
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JoAnna Garcia Swisher has been acting since she was a teen, breaking through as Reba McEntire’s daughter on the CW sitcom “Reba.” The

‘The Crown’ Season 2: everything we know so far

‘The Crown’ Season 2: everything we know so far »

1 Sep, 2017
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The first season of Netflix’s sumptuous, sharp royal drama The Crown wrapped up on an ominous note, with Elizabeth (Claire Foy) forced to

Remote Controlled: ‘Crown’ Creator on Season 2, Plus Dolly Parton »

25 Aug, 2017
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Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera.

In today’s

Queen Elizabeth Copes With Crises in Trailer for ‘The Crown’

Queen Elizabeth Copes With Crises in Trailer for ‘The Crown’ »

11 Aug, 2017
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Season Two of acclaimed Netflix series premieres December Queen Elizabeth copes with crises at home and abroad in the riveting new trailer

The trailer for ‘The Crown’ season 2 is here

The trailer for ‘The Crown’ season 2 is here »

11 Aug, 2017
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Season 1 of Netflix’s The Crown was nominated for a plethora of awards, with Claire Foy’s portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II winning her

Emmys 2017: ‘The Crown,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘This is Us’ Odds

Emmys 2017: ‘The Crown,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘This is Us’ Odds »

9 Aug, 2017
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The biggest drama on Emmy night will undoubtedly come from the drama race: Without the two-time returning champion in contention (“Game of Thrones”

8 snubs and surprises from the 2017 Emmy Nominations

8 snubs and surprises from the 2017 Emmy Nominations »

14 Jul, 2017
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This year’s Emmy nominations are out, so let’s dig into this. In a post-Peak TV world, it’s harder than ever for individual shows

Emmy Awards 2017: Ballot Analysis Shows Tight Drama Race

Emmy Awards 2017: Ballot Analysis Shows Tight Drama Race »

22 Jun, 2017
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Voting in the 69th Annual Emmy Awards is officially underway, and despite air date eligibility rules that kept the winners of last year’s

Emmys: ‘Crown’ Researcher Uncovers Royal Gems for Netflix Drama

Emmys: ‘Crown’ Researcher Uncovers Royal Gems for Netflix Drama »

19 Jun, 2017
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Netflix’s “The Crown” deploys a small team to mine 20th century British history. Specialist researcher Annie Sulzberger has been among them since 2013,

Emmy Race Gets Topical This Year as Dramas Double Down on Reality

Emmy Race Gets Topical This Year as Dramas Double Down on Reality »

5 Jun, 2017
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Escapism dominates at multiplexes. But on the small screen, dramas are channeling the zeitgeist in increasingly novelistic ways.

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How Music Helps ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Crown’ Come to Life

How Music Helps ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Crown’ Come to Life »

31 May, 2017
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Music for an English queen and a Hollywood feud, synthesizers for an ’80s supernatural mystery, Broadway tunesmiths penning a love song for a

How ‘The Get Down’ Compared to ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Crown,’ ‘Vinyl’

How ‘The Get Down’ Compared to ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Crown,’ ‘Vinyl’ »

27 May, 2017
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Netflix had never canceled an original scripted drama series — until this week.

On Wednesday, the streaming service pulled the plug on “The

Claire Foy, Matt Smith on Their Future in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’

Claire Foy, Matt Smith on Their Future in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ »

25 May, 2017
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It was a mutual admiration society as James Corden moderated Netflix’s “The Crown” FYSee chat with fellow Brits Claire Foy and Matt Smith.

‘The Crown’ Makeup Designer Aimed for Churchill’s Likeness

‘The Crown’ Makeup Designer Aimed for Churchill’s Likeness »

24 May, 2017
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In Netflix’s “The Crown,” BAFTA-nominated makeup and hair designer Ivana Primorac (“Anna Kareninna,” “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”) was tasked

‘The Crown’ Loses Out in all Categories at BAFTA TV Awards

‘The Crown’ Loses Out in all Categories at BAFTA TV Awards »

14 May, 2017
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Netflix’s “The Crown” lost out in all categories it was nominated in at BAFTA’s British Academy Television Awards, which were announced Sunday night.

Remote Controlled: John Lithgow, America Ferrera, and Ben Feldman

Remote Controlled: John Lithgow, America Ferrera, and Ben Feldman »

28 Apr, 2017
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Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front and behind the camera.

In this week’s

When it comes to period TV drama costumes, are you a swooner or a pedant?

When it comes to period TV drama costumes, are you a swooner or a pedant? »

21 Apr, 2017
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There are two types of period drama watchers: the pedant and the swooner.

The pedant can’t look at an historically inspired costume without

How accurate are the costumes in TV period dramas?

How accurate are the costumes in TV period dramas? »

20 Apr, 2017
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There are two types of period drama watchers: the pedant and the swooner.

The pedant can’t look at an historically inspired costume without

BAFTA British Academy TV Nominations Announced

BAFTA British Academy TV Nominations Announced »

11 Apr, 2017
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Royal drama “The Crown” and dark comedy “Fleabag” led the pack with multiple nominations Tuesday for BAFTA’s 2017 awards for achievement in television.