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Modern Classics After a 2020 to forget, television gifted us with a 2021 to remember, thanks to these onscreen milestones. BY NATE MILLADO

Super Bowl Weeknd The Canadian crooner born Abel Tesfaye (a.k.a. The Weeknd) donned his trademark red-sequined jacket and performed a hits-packed set list— culminating with “Blinding Lights” amid scores of bandaged lookalikes—at February’s Super Bowl LV on CBS.

A Mountain of Entertainment Fans of Snooki and

SpongeBob had reason to rejoice back in March with the launch of Paramount+, the new streaming service that bundled breaking news and live sports with more than 30,000 TV episodes and 2,500 movies.

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The Cookout Makes History

There had never been a Black Big Brother U.S. winner—until now. When Azah, Derek F., Hannah, Kyland, Tiffany, and Xavier made it to Final 6, Season 23’s dominant The Cookout alliance ensured that one of them would win the elusive title (and the

Broadway’s Back! After a global pandemic dimmed the lights of the Great White Way for more than 560 nights, the long-delayed Tony Awards finally aired in September, and the theater com- munity celebrated with a four-hour, cross-platform extravaganza. Show- stopping performances included original Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday , Wicked - ly talented duo Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, and the company of Best Musical winner Moulin Rouge!

record $750K grand prize). Congrats, X!

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