Netflix’s The Crown received 24 nods, including for Josh O’Connor (left) as Prince Charles and Olivia Coleman as the queen

The Crown and The Mandalorian led nominations on Tuesday for the Emmy Awards in a field packed with newcomers and feel-good TV shows that reflected th(...)

Bill Cosby outside his home on Wednesday after Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned his sex assault conviction. Photograph: Matt Slocum/AP

Bill Cosby was released from prison on Wednesday after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his 2018 conviction for sexual assault, a dramatic re(...)

Madalen Mills as Journey Jangle and Forest Whitaker as Jeronicus Jangle in Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

The Christmas film is a surprisingly durable thing. As long as there’s a happy ending, preferably decked with yuletide trappings, then this merry genr(...)

Diaana Babnicova as Young Jessica Jangle and Justin Cornwell as Young Jeronicus Jangle in Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.  Photograph: Gareth Gatrell/Netflix

“All along the banks of the Royal Canaaaaaal!” If you were hoping for a Christmas movie based around The Auld Triangle – perhaps a Dubliners jukebox (...)

Fiona Shaw, who has been nominated for her first two Emmys. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Two Irish actors are among the nominees for this year’s Emmy awards. Fiona Shaw received her first two Emmy nominations – in the categories of Suppor(...)

Corey Calliet and Sylvester Stallone, who spills with the sort of ancient wisdom you get only from grizzled trainers in boxing movies

If you were delivering a lecture on how to extract the most value from a worn formula then you could do worse than direct your audience to the latest (...)

A woman protests as people walk into the Centre In The Square venue in Kitchener, Canada, where Bill Cosby performed on Wednesday evening. Photograph:  Mark Blinch/Reuters

Bill Cosby said he had a “wonderful time” and got a standing ovation from Canadian fans at his first show following a string of cancellations in the (...)