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‘Abbott Elementary’ Dominates 2022 TCA Awards With 4 Wins, Including Program of the Year
“Abbott Elementary” dominated the 2022 TCA Awards, which recognized the best television offerings from the 2021-2022 season as voted on by members of the Television Critics Association.“Abbott Elementary” won four awards in total: Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, Outstanding New Program, Individual Achievement in Comedy for series creator/producer/writer/star Quinta Brunson and the TCA’s Program of the Year award.Additionally, Mandy Moore earned the Individual Achievement in Drama award for her work in the final season of “This Is Us,” HBO’s “Succession” took Outstanding Achievement in Drama, and Hulu’s “Dopesick” won Outstanding Movie, Miniseries or Special.Netflix’s now-canceled “The Baby-Sitter’s Club” won Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming for the second consecutive year, while the cult favorite, “I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson” scored Outstanding Achievement in Variety, Talk or Sketch, beating out the likes of “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and “The Amber Ruffin Show.”The TCA – which represents more than 200 professional journalists who cover television for publications across the United States and Canada – also recognized “I Love Lucy” with the Heritage Award, as the iconic sitcom joins past winners of the special award like “The Golden Girls,” “Seinfeld,” “The Wire” and “ER.” And in the TCA’s first tie for Career Achievement Award, Steve Martin and Ted Danson were both honored “for their unparalleled respective compositions of lifelong work.”“Tonight was supposed to be our first time celebrating the TCA Awards in-person since 2019—unfortunately, it was not meant to be,” said Melanie McFarland, TCA President and TV Critic for Salon.
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England used Loch Ness Monster to shape anti-Scottish bias, say education chiefs
Loch Ness Monster, education chiefs say.Pupils north of the border will be told how class structure had a role in creating the legend, and stories surrounding Nessie may have shaped attitudes to Scottish independence and the Cold War.Nessie classes will help 11-to-14-year-olds recognise persuasion and bias, asserting the monster was designed as a tourist attraction to appeal to the motoring middle classes during the Depression.The lesson plan says low-budget 1934 horror romp The Secret Of The Loch shows the somewhat ambivalent position that Scotland holds in the Union."The very idea of a prehistoric monster in a loch affirms the stereotypical idea that Scotland - by contrast to England - is a rural wilderness, perhaps one bypassed by progress,’’ it says.Pupils will also study 1996 family drama Loch Ness, starring Ted Danson and Joely Richardson, and 1983 short The Loch Ness Monster Movie in which an animated monster rampages through Edinburgh.The teaching aid says: "This monstrous destruction of the nation’s capital questions whether Scotland may be dragged into the dangerous arena of the Cold War due to its relationship with England - and indeed, Britain’s special relationship with the USA."In this movie Nessie is a Scottish monster, questioning whether, in the circumstances it finds itself in, it should reconsider its position in Britain in order to find a different place in the world.’’Chris McGovern, chairman of the Campaign for Real Education, said the lesson plan was anti-British bias.For more incredible stories from the Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here"It seeks to brainwash pupils into believing that Scotland is the victim of a wicked conspiracy to subvert and infantilise its