Netflix Lures ‘Bridgerton’ Fans With Live Event: The Queen’s Ball

A royal ball inspired by the popular Shonda Rhimes show aims to encourage the kind of water-cooler buzz that streaming services have struggled to create.

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Seen ‘Inventing Anna’? Here’s What It Gets Right (and Wrong)

A reporter who has followed the scammer Anna Sorokin, a.k.a. Anna Delvey, for years watched the new Netflix series about the scandal. The reporter has thoughts.

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‘Inventing Anna’ Review: The SoHo Scammer, Explained at Length

Shonda Rhimes turns an absorbing real-life story into a Netflix drama, at nine hours and change.

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Turmoil Was Brewing at Time’s Up Long Before Cuomo

The prominent anti-harassment charity, criticized for its relationship with the former New York governor, is facing an identity crisis over its ties to those in power.

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‘Bridgerton’ Star Regé-Jean Page Will Not Appear in Season 2

The breakout star of the Shonda Rhimes Netflix series has delivered his final zinger as the rakish Duke of Hastings.

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‘Bridgerton’ Takes On Race. But Its Core Is Escapism.

The Netflix hit departs from the homogeneous casting of most period drama, imagining an 19th-century Britain with Black royalty and aristocrats.

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For Television and Romance Novels, Love at Last?

The new Netflix series “Bridgerton” joins a tiny but growing handful of prestige shows adapted from mass-market romance books. What took so long?

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Review: ‘Bridgerton’ Is a Sparkly Period Piece With a Difference

The first Netflix series from Shonda Rhimes’s company updates the genre with modern race and gender attitudes (and lots of skin).

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With ‘Bridgerton,’ Scandal Comes to Regency England

For her first Netflix series, Shonda Rhimes and her team infuse period-drama escapism with modern-day sensibilities.

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How Netflix Beat Hollywood to a Generation of Black Content

The company didn’t set out to build a big library of Black programming, but now it’s the envy of its rivals.

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Interracial Romance, With Black Women as the Stars

In “Insecure,” “Love Is Blind” and “The Lovebirds,” these leading ladies are pushing back against dating bias in the real world.

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