What's Happening in Entertainment This Week?

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Photo: Variety

Photo: Variety

Tamron Hall is Killin’ It!

Have you seen the Tamron Hall show? We at Hope could not be more excited for the launch of Tamron’s new show, which is “a daily destination for all things topical and a platform for viewers to connect with the people who are shaping our world.” It’s funny, it’s informative, and you bet it’s deeply touching! Tamron is an extraordinary woman; not only has she survived turbulent times surrounding the death of her sister due to domestic abuse, reported for NBC for several years, and hosted three TV shows, but she also has recently gotten married and had a son! With such an extraordinary woman at the helm, this is bound to be an extraordinary show!


Photo: Hello Magazine

Photo: Hello Magazine

We Can Hear the Wedding Bells!

Another royal wedding lies in the future! Hope was excited to find out this week that Princess Beatrice of York (the daughter of Prince Andrew) is engaged to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, a wealthy real-estate businessman. Beatrice’s sister, Princess Eugenie, announced on Instagram her happiness over the couple’s engagement, which occurred in Italy last month: “I'm so happy for you, my dearest big sissy and dear Edo. It's been a long time coming and you two are meant to be.” We at Hope think it’s meant to be, too, and we’ll definitely be watching the royal wedding!


Photo: The Pop Insider

Photo: The Pop Insider

They’ve Been Expecting Us

As a longtime fan of Downton, I absolutely loved seeing the Dowton Abbey movie this week! It was a delightful trip back to Highclere Castle, and the story picked up right where the show left off, with beloved family members and staff swirling through the drama and societal rules around them. The show stayed true to the characters and invented plots that continued their stories in intriguing ways, and I found myself riveted for the whole two hours of the movie! Yes, the movie did seem more like just another episode of the show than a feature-length movie; however, the movie dripped with glorious scenes of beautiful countryside and British architecture, the costumes were absolutely exquisite, and the stories were wonderfully satisfying. If you’re looking for a feel-good movie this weekend, check out Downton Abbey, even if you’ve never watched Downton before. It’s very easy to catch up!


Briana Rooke realizes the impact that media have on their audiences, particularly people in the audiences who find themselves underrepresented in society, and she seeks to analyze media in a way that lets those voices be heard. When she’s not interning at Hope for Women or scrutinizing media, Briana enjoys reading classic books like Les Miserables, drinking blueberry tea, and cuddling with her black cat, Selina. She believes that someday stories will truly save the world.