The Radice Files — Episode 157: “Sweet Caroline”

Neil Diamond’s song, “Sweet Caroline,” rang out at Emma Raducanu’s historic win at the US Open. The song has become a theme at British football matches. Congratulations, Emma. It’s just the beginning. We needed some good news…and we got it. Even the Queen was delighted.

Emma Raducanu enjoying Sweet Caroline after winning the US Open

Channel 4 buys rights to Emma Raducanu’s US Open final | Emma Raducanu | The Guardian

The state-owned broadcaster stepped in to serve up a deal that allowed UK viewers to watch the British tennis star for free

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Emma Raducanu could become Britain’s first billion-dollar sport star | Emma Raducanu | The Guardian

PR experts agree the champion is a marketer’s dream — with strongly engaged online fans and talent and charisma to burn

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US Open: Medvedev beats Djokovic in men’s final — CNN

World №2 Daniil Medvedev won his first grand slam title Sunday, beating world №1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 in the US Open final.

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With ‘Halloween Kills’ and Disney Dates, Theaters Have Their New Normal: Case by Case

The “Shang-Chi” effect is not enough: Exhibitors may take reassurance from Disney, but whether they should is another question.

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After seeing a film on the big screen for the first time since before the pandemic, I’m convinced movie-watching in a theater will always beat streaming at home

I saw “Shang-Chi” at Alamo Drafthouse and it was thrilling, proving that pandemic-era online debuts like “Black Widow” can’t live up to the theater.

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‘Shang-Chi’ Lifts To $258M Global; ‘Free Guy’ At $277M — International Box Office

UPDATE, writethru: Disney/Marvel’s Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings handily crossed the $250M mark globally this weekend, seeing a very good 34% drop at the international box office and maintaining No.

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‘Julia’ Directors on How Lockdown Changed Their View of Food and Julia Child

TIFF 2021: Julie Cohen and Betsy West follow up “RBG” with a look at the Queen of Cooking TV Shows

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Showtime Head David Nevins to Lead Paramount TV Amid Studio Shakeup

Showtime and Paramount+ boss David Nevins will also take on the role of running Paramount’s TV unit, according to new reports.

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Congratulations: Adam Stotsky Named President Of MRC Live & Alternative As Dick Clark Prods. Name Is Phased Out

Former E! president Adam Stotsky has been named president of MRC Live & Alternative, formerly dick clark productions.

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ESPN Computer Releases Its New Top 25 Rankings

ESPN’s computer model, the Football Power Index, has released its new top 25 poll following the games in Week 2.

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‘The View’ Brings Back Familiar Face for Friday Episode and Fans Are Stunned

Following Jeopardy!‘s guest host carousel, The View is doing the same thing while executives decide who will replace Meghan McCain going forward. Part of the guest host program includes ‘Flashback Fridays,’ where former co-hosts are brought back for an episode. Star Jones returned for the Friday, […]

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2021 Creative Arts Emmys Winners List, Day 2 (Complete List)

The last two Creative Arts Emmys shows were big for “RuPaul’s Drag Race”

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MTV VMAs 2021: The Complete Winners List

MTV’s Video Music Awards returned live and in person on Sunday night to hand out their annual batch of Moon Person trophies.

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Met Gala 2021: Event will return but not on the first Monday in May — CNN Style

The star-studded Met Gala, canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will return in September with a two-part exhbition dedicated to American fashion.

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‘iPhone 13,’ ‘Apple Watch Series 7’ features outlined ahead of Tuesday event | AppleInsider

Apple will be using its “California Streaming” event to launch the “iPhone 13” and “Apple Watch Series 7,” a report confirms, in a roundup of feature expectations for the inbound electronic devices.

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SpaceX wins $152 million NASA contract to launch a series of weather satellites as part of an environmental mission

SpaceX’s weather-satellite launch will provide advanced imagery and atmospheric measurements of Earth’s weather, oceans, and environment, NASA said.

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James Bond Odds: Regé-Jean Page Has Been Knocked Off The Top Of The 007 Heap By An Old Favorite — CINEMABLEND

Sorry dear readers, but Bridgerton veteran Regé-Jean Page has been knocked down in the James Bond betting odds. And by a familiar foe at that.

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Cat Falls at Miami Hurricanes Game, Saved with an American Flag | PEOPLE.com

“We wish the cat the best in his remaining eight lives,” Hard Rock Stadium said in a statement

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