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  • The Brazilian TV show breaking stereotypes
  • The Brazilian TV show breaking stereotypes
    Mister Brau (2015) ©

The Brazilian TV show breaking stereotypes

Mister Brau burst onto Brazilian TV screens in 2015 starring a singing, dancing, black pop-duo. The real-life couple, often described as Brazil's Beyoncé and Jay-Z, are the first black couple to star in a Brazilian soap and may be changing the face of TV for good.



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    Somewhere between a gaudy soap opera and hip-hop rendition of Glee, Empire has enjoyed a growing viewership for ten consecutive weeks, now drawing more than 17 million viewers. But what is it that’s made Empire the biggest thing to hit America’s small screen in over a decade?

  • Article image Fast and Furious: driving diversity in the cinema

    Eleven years after its debut, the Fast and Furious franchise is more lucrative than ever. The latest is the third film ever to break $1 billion in the box office. But is its success down to cars, girls and explosions? Or does it offer something no other franchise does – a cast as diverse as its audience?

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    In a multiscreen, multiplatform world, the way we digest media is changing. With viewers increasingly going online to watch their favourite shows - from House of Cards to Bob's Burgers - a risqué new Channel 4 series is attempting to bridge the gap between TV and online.

  • Article image RuPaul's Drag Race: Brazil comes out of the closet

    RuPaul's Drag Race, a TV show about drag queens has become a hit in Brazil, shining a light on the country's LGBT community. With millions of gay consumers thirsty for a market that caters for them, why do Brazilian brands still ignore the opportunities offered by this demographic?