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NBC Debuts First Look at Celina Smith as Annie in ‘Annie Live!’ (TV News Roundup)

NBC revealed a first look at Celina Smith as Annie in “Annie Live!,” which airs on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. The image sees Smith wearing the titular orphan’s famous white-collared red dress, “holding hands” with the dog who will play Sandy in the production. Smith, who is 12 years old, was cast after NBC’s nationwide search for a “future star” to take the iconic role. She’s most recently been seen as Rebecca in “Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan” on Nickelodeon and has also played Young Nala in the touring company of “The Lion King.” “Annie Live!” also stars Harry Connick Jr. as...

Amy Freeze brings Chicago name recognition to new Fox Weather national streaming network

You could have a healthy debate about who was the greatest TV weatherperson in Chicago broadcast history. Tom Skilling, Harry Volkman, Jim Tilmon and John Coleman would likely make the list for many viewers. But when it comes to who had the best name, Amy Freeze would be the winner. Freeze — yes, that’s her real name — worked at WFLD-Ch. 32 from 2007 to 2011 before leaving Chicago for WABC-TV ...
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Black households increasingly ditch linear TV, study finds

While Black consumers have traditionally been loyal cable and satellite TV subscribers, these households are increasingly cutting the cord at a faster rate, according to a new study from market research firm Horowitz. Black households had been shedding cable at a slower rate than the overall market, but Horowitz data...
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The 12 Best Streaming Services in 2021

Back in the day, Netflix was one of the only streaming services that promised to help you end your expensive cable subscription. But now, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the amount of streaming options available—and the costs can quickly add up when you feel like you need to have separate subscriptions to Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus, Hulu, HBO, and more to stay on top of all of your favorite shows and movies. Whether you want to pare down to only the essential services or add a new one to watch, we’ve broken down the top twelve streaming channels you should consider, including their subscription pricing, bundle options, and other convenient features. Oh, and if you’re looking for what to watch, we have recommendations for popular TV shows and movies available now, too.

‘Squid Game’ Begins its Reign of Nielsen’s Streaming Viewership Rankings

Netflix has touted the massive success of its “Squid Game” drama for several weeks, and now there are third-party numbers to back up the success of the fall TV hit nobody saw coming. Nielsen’s latest report on the most viewed streaming TV shows of the week, which was based on data from September 20 to September 26, stated that “Squid Game” was viewed for 1.91 billion minutes, making it the most-viewed show of the week by a considerable margin. Netflix’s “Lucifer,” a consistently popular fantasy series that regularly tops Nielsen’s reports, ranked second, with 860 million minutes viewed. “Squid Game” has been...

What’s new on Netflix, Prime Video, Crave, Apple TV+ and CBC Gem

A weekly round-up of the new movies and TV series streaming on Netflix, Crave, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Apple TV+, Tubi, CBC Gem and Criterion Channel. Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba and Zazie Beetz star in The Harder They Fall, a revenge Western from director Jeymes Samuel (aka the Bullitts). Majors plays Nat Love, a former enslaved person who became a cowboy known as Deadwood Dick. The film premieres today alongside season 4 of the rebooted Dynasty, season two of the comic book adaptation Locke & Key and Roaring Twenties, a reality show set in the Austin, TX dating scene. On Oct. 26, you can stream Sex: Unzipped, a sex positive show hosted by rapper Saweetie. Kate Siegel (The Haunting of HIll House, Midnight Mass) stars in Hypnotic, a horror movie about hypnotherapy sessions that go awry; it’s out on Oct. 27 alongside season 5 of This Is Us and the second part of the Polish slasher series Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight.

The Surprising Streaming Service with The Most Titles (Hint: It’s Not Netflix)

If you’ve ever taken a look at the enormous pile of streaming services out there and wondered how you’d ever manage to watch all of that, you are not alone. So perhaps instead you’ve decided to tackle the biggest pile first. A good plan, but even here, where do you begin? It turns out that you’re not going to start with Netflix. Or Hulu. Or even Disney+. No, you’re going to be starting with a very unlikely candidate: Tubi.