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Posts from: May 2021

Tulsa race massacre: 100 years later, these 5 documentaries explore ‘a mass atrocity … hidden from history’

Over the weekend and month, five documentaries will explore the mass destruction and murder that occurred May 31 and June 1, 1921 in the Greenwood District of Tulsa—events some of us learned about when they were depicted in the HBO series Watchmen.

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Did Amazon just buy Survivor, Shark Tank, RHOC, and RHOBH? It’s complicated.

Amazon will acquire MGM for $8.45 billion, including its 17,000 TV shows, which include Survivor, The Voice, Shark Tank, Vanderpump Rules, and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Orange County. But what exactly is Amazon getting with these reality TV shows?

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Crime Scene Kitchen is a delinquent baking show from Big Brother’s producers

Big Brother producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan’s new baking competition, Crime Scene Kitchen, has borrowed its central idea with Quibi’s Dishmantled and turned that into an excruciatingly boring hour of television that doesn’t even have fun with the title.

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How produced are Real Housewives shows? Behind-the-scenes details from The Housewives

In this excerpt from Brian Moylan’s book The Housewives, details about how Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise is really produced, such as the “fifty-page document that literally outlines every woman, every story they have, and the direction we think they’re going to go.”

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