Best and Worst Moments of the 2022 Oscars

The night made history, from That Slap to milestone wins by Troy Kotsur and Ariana DeBose, and a rousing performance by Beyoncé.

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An Onstage Slap Gives the Oscars More Drama Than It Bargained For

The show strained to offer something for everyone. But it could still create shocking moments.

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‘Life & Beth’ Review: Further Inside Amy Schumer

A Hulu series about a frustrated wine rep re-examining her past has connections to the comedian’s Long Island childhood.

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The Oscars’ Popularity Crisis

Why academy efforts like trimming awards from the telecast won’t help. People watch because it’s a show about elite work, not in spite of it.

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Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer and Regina Hall to Host Oscars

The comic actresses are in final talks for the job, which the producer Will Packer is adding back to the ceremony. The event had been hostless for the past three years.

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Amy Schumer on Isolation and Missing Stand-Up

Because of coronavirus concerns, she expects it will be at least a year before she returns to Comedy Cellar: “You need masks with good acoustics.”

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As Cable TV Fades, Fearing ‘the End of Comedy Central’

The network that made the careers of Dave Chappelle, Stephen Colbert and Amy Schumer has laid off top executives while looking to make shows that are cheaper to produce.

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