Amazon Studios’ Jennifer Salke Touts ‘Being the Ricardos’ and ‘The Tender Bar’ Among Prime Video’s Highest Original Debuts

After “Being the Ricardos” and “The Tender Bar” earned three Screen Actors Guild nominations on Wednesday morning, Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke revealed that both films are also topping the viewership charts on the streaming service. “As we’ve built our film strategy over the last few years, you can see that our curated approach of […]

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White House communications director resigns

White House communication director Alyssa Farah announced her resignation Thursday, in what appeared to be a tacit acknowledgement of Donald Trump’s loss in last month’s US presidential election. “After three and a half incredible years, I will be leaving the White House to pursue new opportunities,” wrote Farah, who had also served as spokeswoman for […]

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New Zealand declares climate change emergency

Associated Press New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared a “climate emergency” on Wednesday, telling parliament that urgent action was needed for the sake of future generations. The declaration was based on the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that global emissions need to fall dramatically to avoid more than 1.5 degrees Celsius […]

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