Kenan Thompson named host of 2022 Emmy Awards

It came down to the wire — the Emmys are next month, after all — but NBC and the Television Academy have finally found a host for this year’s ceremony: “Saturday Night Live” star Kenan Thompson. Thompson, the longest-running cast member in

Netflix agrees to invest more in African content and filmmakers

Netflix’s top executive team in Africa plans to continue spending on scripted and unscripted content across genres until it unearths the big “Squid Game”-like show that captures global buzz. During Tuesday’s “See What’s Next Africa” showcase in Johannesburg, South Africa, the streamer

How ‘A Strange Loop’ fits into Black theater legacies

By Nathan Pugh When Code Switch has covered the theater industry, it’s often to call out some of the uncomfortable racial dynamics in the room—whether that’s the unease of watching Hamilton with a primarily white audience, controversies surrounding Asian representation in Miss Saigon, or the complexities