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Margaret Atwood unveils sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Sep 10, 2019 - 2:41 PM

Three decades after 'The Handmaid's Tale,' author Margaret Atwood finally releases its sequel, 'The Testaments,' set 15 years after the first book's events

Copies of 'The Handmaid's Tale' sequel released early by mistake

Sep 05, 2019 - 11:33 AM

Amazon mistakenly sent copies of 'The Testaments' to readers in advance, angering author Margaret Atwood and independent booksellers

From 'Handmaids' to 'Homecoming:' Other big Emmys takeaways

Jul 18, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Aside from 'Game of Thrones,' other notable shows and documentaries get the Emmys nomination nod this year

Margaret Atwood to release 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel

Nov 29, 2018 - 6:30 PM

'The Testaments' is scheduled for release on September 2019

'Game of Thrones' battles with 'Handmaid's Tale' for Emmys glory

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:54 AM

In the emerging battle of traditional networks vs new platforms, streaming giant Netflix ended HBO's 17-year streak of leading the Emmy nominations

DAYTIME EMMYS SHOWDOWN. Will 'Game of Thrones' or 'The Handmaid's Tale' win big this year? Image courtesy of Hulu

The week in photos: September 1-7, 2018

Sep 08, 2018 - 8:00 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

ABORTION HEARING. Women dressed as characters from the novel-turned-TV series "The Handmaid's Tale" stand in an elevator at the Hart Senate Office Building as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh starts the first day of his confirmation hearing in front of the US Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on September 4, 2018. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

The week in photos: August 4-10, 2018

Aug 11, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

NO TO WAR. An Indian student wearing a mask poses with her hands painted with a slogans for peace during a rally to mark Hiroshima Day in Mumbai on August 6, 2018. Photo by Punit Paranjpe/AFP

Hulu renews 'Handmaid's Tale' for season 3

May 03, 2018 - 12:16 PM

No definite air date for season 3 has been announced so far

'The Handmaid's Tale' trailer shows grim season 2 for its heroines

Jan 16, 2018 - 1:10 PM

It looks like dark times are ahead for the characters in the award-winning Hulu series

THE HANDMAID'S TALE. The show's central character Offred, returns in the second season. Screengrab from

Your Hollywood 2018 awards season binge-watch list

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Did you catch all the films and TV shows lauded at the Golden Globes 2018?

LADY BIRD. In an award-winning performance, Saoirse Ronan plays an opinionated small-town teen in Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age film. Screengrab from

FULL LIST: Golden Globes 2018 winners

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:26 PM

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' wins Best Picture Drama, Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell, and Best Actress for Frances McDormand

And the Golden Globes goes to... press freedom

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:20 PM

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces they are giving $1 million each to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the Committee to Protect Journalists

Writer Margaret Atwood gets 2017 Kafka award

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:32 AM

'The Handmaid's Take' author is honored for her contribution to literature

FULL LIST: Winners, Emmy Awards 2017

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:37 AM

'The Handmaid's Tale' wins Best Drama Series