The Weeknd Donates $1 Million to MusiCares’ and His Hometown’s Coronavirus Relief — Variety

The Weeknd on Monday announced that he has made a $1 million donation to coronavirus relief, giving $500,000 each to MusiCares and to the front-line hospital workers of Scarborough Health Network, the hospital network in the Ontario city where he was raised. 15 more words

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What to Watch on TV This Week: ‘Hamilton’ Movie and ‘The Baby-Sitter’s Club’ Launch — Variety

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV. Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how to watch them. 19 more words

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ABC Scraps ‘Thirtysomething’ Sequel Pilot, Vampire Drama ‘The Brides’ as Remaining Slate Takes Shape — Variety

ABC has made a range of decisions on its remaining pilots this season, which were all shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Firstly, the network is scrapping its pilots for the dramas “The Brides” and “Thirtysomething(else)” and the comedy “Valley Trash.” The news is surprising for “The Brides” — a female-led vampire soap opera with…

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MTV’s VMAs to Be Held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center With ‘Limited or No’ Audience, Governor Cuomo Says — Variety

UPDATED: An MTV rep confirmed to Variety last month that the network was working with city officials to hold the VMAs at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 30, and said further details would be forthcoming. 24 more words

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‘Impetigore’: Film Review — Variety

Joko Anwar scored Indonesia’s highest-grossing horror hit ever with “Satan’s Slaves,” a remake-slash-prequel to Sisworo Gautama Putra’s beloved if campy 1980 original. Already another big success at home, his followup “Impetigore” is likewise a rebooting tribute to past celluloid horrors, given the familiar feel to its tale of a prodigal-daughter heroine returning to a native…

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‘The Outpost’: Film Review — Variety

Just a few minutes past the midway mark of “The Outpost,” director Rod Lurie re-creates the Battle of Kamdesh, and for nearly the next hour of this intense, immersive modern-day combat thriller, audiences experience how it must feel to be caught in a sustained Taliban siege on a virtually indefensible location in Afghanistan. Situated at…

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TV Ratings: BET Awards Scores 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Networks — Variety

The BET Awards received a healthy audience boost this year thanks to a first ever simulcast on CBS. The awards show’s 2020 telecast, which was hosted by Amanda Seales and featured appearances from an impressive array of talent (including Beyonce), amassed 3.7 million total viewers across BET, BET Her and CBS. 7 more words

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