Handmaid's Tale

Irish women dress as characters from The Handmaid's Tale for abortion protest

Irish pro-choice activists donned bonnets and red capes like the ones worn by characters in The Handmaid’s Tale to protest the country’s restrictive …

Rights & Freedoms

French and Saunders film their own take of The Handmaid's Tale

Comedians Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders prepare parodies as they revive sketch show 30 years after its first outing<p>Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are to return to TV screens this Christmas, 30 years after the first series of their sketch show was broadcast.<p>The BBC1 festive special of French …

Jennifer Saunders

Federal Reserve will start reducing its stockpile of bonds

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it would start slowly reducing the trillions of dollars in bonds it bought to try to stimulate the …

Economy

Five Key Takeaways From Emmys 2017

Emmy season is more than just a horse race. It’s curation. In a world of more than 1,200 scripted and unscripted entertainment television programs, …

TV

Emmys Underscore TV's Growing Emphasis On Viewers Over Advertisers

What do the big winners at Sunday’s Emmy Awards have in common? They don't take commercials, folks.<p>That's not their purpose. They exist to lure …

TV

Sean Penn boards Hulu show from 'House of Cards' creator

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fresh off a few major wins at Sunday's Emmy Awards, Hulu has just scored a big-name star for one of its upcoming shows.<p>Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn will take on his first regular TV role in "The First," from "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon.<p>Hulu did not release details regarding …

Entertainment

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is 39th Best Drama Series winner in Emmy history, following ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ …

The very first Emmy Award for Best Drama Series was presented to ABC’s “Pulitzer Prize Playhouse” in 1951. It is just one of 39 programs that have …

TV

Jon Hamm Cheered Elisabeth Moss' Emmy Win Via Text

The former 'Mad Men' star had a strong sense that his longtime co-star would get the win for her role in 'The Handmaid's Tale.'<p>Elisabeth Moss was …

Hollywood

The 69th Emmy Awards: Book Adaptations Take Over

I cried thrice during the 69th Emmy awards. First, at Lena Waithe’s speech; second, when Sterling K. Brown was rudely cut off from his speech (he was …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Elisabeth Moss's New Movie Role Is the Perfect Follow-Up to The Handmaid's Tale

Elisabeth Moss took home a trophy for outstanding lead actress at the Emmys on Monday, but the <b>Handmaid's Tale</b> star is wasting no time in lining up …

Elisabeth Moss

It won’t cost you to see Emmy’s big winners

A lot of people are telling me that, since the Emmys on Sunday, they are particularly eager to watch two of the big winners, “Big Little Lies” and …

TV

Trump mocks Emmy ratings: 'The worst ever'

It took him a couple of days, but President Donald Trump has finally fired back at Sunday’s 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards broadcast, slamming the show’s ratings as the “worst ever.”<p>“I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night — the worst ever,” Trump wrote on Twitter. …

Entertainment

With Hulu's top Emmy win for 'The Handmaid's Tale,' a streaming underdog comes of age

Not long ago, Hulu was known primarily as a streaming service for viewers who wanted to relive the glory days of “Seinfeld,” “The Golden Girls,” “South Park” and other TV favorites.<p>All that changed this year with “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu’s feminist sci-fi series that became a national …

TV

'The Handmaid's Tale' was Amazon's most-read fiction book of the summer — here are the others

Hulu's hit series "The Handmaid's Tale," based off Margaret Atwood's acclaimed novel under the same title, won four Emmys Sunday night.<p>And it seems the widespread success of the series has sparked some new interest in its original source material.<p>According to Amazon, "The Handmaid's Tale" was the …

Entertainment

Elisabeth Moss's Emmys Shoes Had the Greatest Message of All Time Stamped on the Bottom

Upon first glance at the 2017 Emmys red carpet, you'd immediately spot Elisabeth Moss, who took home two awards for <b>The Handmaid's Tale</b>. She was …

Elisabeth Moss

Hillary Clinton’s book is No. 1 on Amazon, outselling Tom Brady and Stephen King

Last week, Hillary Clinton released her new book, "What Happened," a first-person tell-all that documents her surprising loss to Donald J. Trump in …

Tom Brady

The Two Books You Really Need to Read After the Emmys

If you prefer reading a book to turning on your TV, it doesn’t mean you have to skip out on all the excitement from Emmys night. In fact, the biggest …

Margaret Atwood

Everything you didn’t see on TV at the Emmys

Sometimes, what makes Hollywood so confusing but also fascinating is how simultaneously surreal and mundane it can be, and how those two realities …

Entertainment

Raise a glass for Big Little Lies and The Handmaid's Tale. But please don't make sequels of them

The productions were perfect and that’s where we should leave them. A plea from a fan: make something else<p>What a triumph for two of the finest television shows of the past year. Australians have always been ambivalent about Our Nicole, but there she was, clasping an Emmy award for her tight, …

TV

Elisabeth Moss won Emmy but she and Jada Pinkett Smith still feel heat from Leah Remini’s anti-Scientology crusade

Prior to the Emmy Awards Sunday night, some critics and fans wondered whether Elisabeth Moss’ membership in the controversial Church of Scientology …

Religion

The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 will answer frustrating questions like what the heck is up with the colonies?

<i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> Season 2 is pretty much the definition of working without a net, seeing as it reached the end of the story from the original …

TV

Handmaid's Tale Star Plans To Star In Movie Glorifying Abortion

Elisabeth Moss, who won an Emmy Sunday night for her role in <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, has plans to star in a film glorifying abortion titled <i>Call Jane.</i><p>It’s …

Conservative View

What Is Winning an Emmy Worth?

The rough cost of a top-tier Emmy campaign — the kind mounted this year for Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” NBC’s “This Is Us,” and HBO’s “Big Little …

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Now that the dust has settled on the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, it's time to look at what Hulu's big win for its original series The Handmaid's Tale …

TV

‘The ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Lunacy’

The Emmy sweep of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> has brought on another bout of commentary about how it has much to tell us about Trump’s America. I wrote about …

Literature

Elisabeth Moss, David Tennant Drama 'Mad to Be Normal' Picked Up by Samuel Goldwyn Films

Story follows 1960’s psychiatrist R. D. Laing who performed controversial yet revolutionary experiments on people diagnosed as “mad”<p>Samuel Goldwyn …

Entertainment

Best Drama Series 2017: Here’s how I knew ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ would crush ‘Stranger Things’ at Emmys

Praise be! I knew Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s tale” would win Best Drama Series last night at the Emmys. I’ve known it for weeks, despite the appearance …

TV

How We’d Fix It: The Emmys

The Emmys have their ups and their downs, but whatever their outcome, they’re sure to attract an outsized share of complaints from positively aghast …

TV

Paramount Channel Latin America Snags Exclusive Latinamerican Rights to Multi-Emmy Winner ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Lionsgate production airs early 2018 in Latin America<p>Eight Primetime Emmy Award-winner “The Handmaid’s Tale” will soon be available in Latin America, …

TV

Amanda Brugel on Emmys and 'Handmaid's Tale'

TORONTO — Just days after taking the stage with Margaret Atwood and "The Handmaid's Tale" team at the Emmy Awards, Canadian actress Amanda Brugel is …

Canadian News