Welcome to the one-year anniversary edition of Variety’s “The Take!”
The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, and we will give you our final picks. So what actors and shows should we expect to hear? Some of the top contenders include HBO’s “Succession,” Netflix’s “Squid Game,” Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building,” Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” and more.
Illumination’s “Minions: The Rise of Gru” set a Fourth of July box office record, aided by a viral TikTok trend that took over the platform. How will studios utilize the social media platform moving forward?
Netflix’s “Stranger Things 4” Vol. 2 dropped and some fans are disappointed by who did and did not die during the supersized finale.
Chelsea Handler wants a spot in the late-night lineup now that men are dominating at the moment. Could she take the place of the outgoing James Corden?
Finally, romantic comedies with A-listers are making a comeback with George Clooney and Julia Roberts helming “Ticket to Paradise” for Netflix. Will this put butts in seats, or open wallets for more subscribers?
Hosted by Variety chief correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister and senior awards editor Clayton Davis, Variety‘s “The Take,” presented by Apple TV+, is a weekly series that navigates the week’s top stories from entertainment, pop culture and media, while providing expert analysis and exclusive insight on what’s buzzing in Hollywood. Filmed in Variety‘s state-of-the-art studio in Los Angeles, new episodes are released on Fridays on Variety.com, YouTube and social media.
Make sure to let us know … what’s your take?