Tag: radio

Shoe company exec embezzled $30 million in failed bid to woo TV news anchor — now he’s going to jail

The other shoe has finally dropped on one lovelorn exec. The former chief financial officer of a high-end Massachusetts shoe maker has been sentenced to almost six years in prison for embezzling $30 million to help finance the career ambitions of a one-time TV newscaster he had fallen for. Richard Hajjar, 65, admitted he had […]

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Here’s what’s new on Netflix in September 2021 — and what’s leaving

Netflix Inc. has a stacked September, with new seasons of some of its most popular series and a huge slate of original movies and shows. The pulse-pounding Spanish crime drama “Money Heist” (“La Casa de Papel”) kicks off the first part of its final season Sept. 3; Volume 2 is expected in the coming months. […]

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Rachel Maddow inks multiyear deal to stay with MSNBC

Rachel Maddow, MSNBC’s highly rated host, has signed a new deal that will keep her at the network for the next several years, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal ensures that Maddow — host of “The Rachel Maddow Show” and a linchpin of MSNBC’s prime-time lineup — will remain at Comcast Corp.’s […]

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Opinion: New York’s ‘Homecoming’ concert was a washout. Is this a metaphor for the city’s recovery from the pandemic?

At the start of the star-filled “Homecoming” concert in New York’s Central Park on Saturday evening, Gayle King pointed out to the crowd of tens of thousands that the sun finally appeared on what had been an otherwise cloudy day. “We’re going to party, New York-style,” said the CBS television personality. Less than three hours […]

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What’s new on Hulu in September 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu has a loaded lineup in September, including another star-studded anthology series and the debut of a comic-book adaptation that has been in the works for more than a decade. That would be “Y: The Last Man” (Sept. 13), the long awaited post-apocalyptic drama based on the iconic graphic novel that ran from 2002-’06, about […]

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What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in September 2021

Amazon Prime Video has a handful of promising originals premiering in September, including a classic fairy-tale movie and the final season of one of its longest-running series. “Cinderella” (Sept. 3) is getting a modern spin and a musical twist from “Pitch Perfect” co-producer Kay Cannon. Camilla Cabello stars as the ambitious heroine with big dreams, […]

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How to watch the Tokyo Olympics for (mostly) free

It’s been delayed a year, will have almost no fans in attendance and there’s a 13-hour time difference with the U.S. East Coast, but the Tokyo Olympics will still offer some must-see viewing when they kick off Friday. The only question is, where? The good news is that you can watch thousands of hours of […]

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What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like when it hits maturity. Netflix’s growth stage hit warp speed during the COVID-19 pandemic, then fell off in the first quarter after nearly a year of staggering growth. When the […]

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