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A lens on the entertainment industry on TV’s biggest night

Streaming services and TV channels saw huge spikes in consumption amid pandemic lockdown measures, as viewers turned to entertainment for respite from a challenging reality. Ahead of tonight’s awards ceremony recognizing the shows that moved us most, revisit our research to understand the lived experience of Black professionals in film and TV, and explore other industry insights, including:

  • how the film and TV ecosystem can advance racial equity in entertainment and beyond
  • the impact of digital streaming services on live entertainment and traditional media
  • how literature—and TV binge-watching—can spark creativity and promote personal growth
  • the importance of talent acquisition in the technology, media, and telecom sector

Black representation in film and TV: The challenges and impact of increasing diversity

How Hamilton stayed alive during the pandemic: An interview with producer Jeffrey Seller

Author Talks: Angus Fletcher on the power of literature

How tech, media, and telecom winners use talent to stay ahead

Shattering the glass screen

AI in storytelling: Machines as cocreators

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Mapping the Black experience in film and TV

Our Black Voices: The journey to capture the perspectives of McKinsey’s Black colleagues