Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow Wins Eurovision Song Contest in Front of 195 Million Viewers
London — Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow won the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday in Vienna, Austria. The show attracted a television audience estimated at 195 million across 45 countries, including China for the first time.
Mans performed the power pop anthem “Heroes,” which was written by Anton Malmberg Hard af Segerstad, Joy Deb and Linnea Deb. The runner-up was Russia’s Polina Gagarina, who sang “A Million Voices.” Italy finished in third place.
The 27 finalists included Australia, which was taking part for the first time. The finalists performed live in front of an audience of 10,000 at the Wiener Stadthalle in the Austrian capital. This followed semi-finals, in which 40 countries took part, on May 19 and 21.
The show was a co-production between the European Broadcasting Union and Austrian broadcaster Orf. More than 1,600 journalists from 85 countries covered the event in Vienna.
After the contest, the ballots cast by Macedonia and Montenegro were »
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Review: 'Orphan Black' Season 3, Episode 6, 'Certain Agony of the Battlefield': In Which We Say Goodbye
Previously: Review: 'Orphan Black' Season 3, Episode 5, 'Scarred By Many Past Frustrations': Twins, Reunited Cloning Around Following last week's installment, which served as a bridge episode, this week's mother of an offering more than made up for 305 in terms of story and execution. In it, Sarah and Paul were reunited one final time before the latter exited in one of the most explosive scenes of the series to date. Meanwhile, the rest of the episode was punctured with dream sequences and other supporting characters attempts to come to the rescue, especially where Sarah's friends and family were concerned. Really, it was about time. Science Class As was alluded to last week, the Castor clones are indeed spreading their disease to the general population through sexual intercourse. Thanks to Cosima's research on Gracie we also learned that one of the effects of the illness is infertility, an issue that's often »
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Orphan Black Boss Talks [Spoiler]'s Sacrifice, Angry Felix, Twerking Alison
Warning: The following story contains major spoilers from this week’s episode of Orphan Black. Proceed at your own peril.
Orphan Black engineered another dramatic character transformation in Saturday’s episode, but this one will have few fans applauding: Hot Paul is now… Dead Paul.
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After helping Sarah escape — and confessing his feelings to her — the wounded military man (played by Dylan Bruce) stayed behind on Project Castor grounds and was shot multiple times by Dr. Cody, who has been using the male clones’ sexually transmitted defect to sterilize women.
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Saturday Night Live: Watch Season 40's 15 Best Sketches Now!
No new episodes of Saturday Night Live ’til next fall? No problemo!
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To help keep the chuckles going right through Memorial Day weekend, TVLine has compiled a countdown of the 15 best sketches from Season 40 of NBC’s weekend comedy staple.
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Carrey as McConaughey? McKinnon as Bieber? Cookie Lyon taking on Cookie Monster? We’ve got all of the above!
So check out the gallery below — or click here for direct access — for the best in »
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