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Most Watched TV and Movies of 2021

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2021 YEAR IN REVIEW The Things You Watched in 2021 Every streamer has that "list" of the most watched, the most streamed, the most binged. Well we do too.  So here's the most watched movies and series on TheArchive that somehow made it onto your screens between Netflix, HBOMax, Disney+, Hulu and what is that one the kids are watching....TikTok? By  TheArchive Staff     Dec 26, 2021, 5:50am EST All sharing options How great a year has it been for television and film? Squid Game, Succession, Sex/Life, Station Eleven . And that's just stuff with the letter S. And then there's the C's. Curb, Cobra Kai, and... Cowboy Bebop . Oh wait, scratch that last one.  Or if you don't want to take our word for it, just read  The Ringer ’s lists of best  shows  and  movies  of 2021. But before you do check out the most watched on TheArchive to see how it measures up to your list. The Series Binge From Cicely Tyson's award winning performance as Harriet Tubman to the

Juneteenth and Harriet Tubman

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Frederick Douglass wrote a letter to Harriet Tubman and said the following:  "The midnight sky and the silent stars have been the witnesses of your devotion to freedom and of your heroism…I know of no one who has willingly encountered more perils and hardships to serve our enslaved people than you have."  We are spotlighting the true story of an incredible American hero who changed the world and whose influence continues to do so today. TheArchive proudly presents A Woman Called Moses , the seminal miniseries honoring the life of Harriett Tubman who summoned the strength and indomitable will to defy and overcome a tyrannous system.  Debuting in 1978, A Woman Called Moses was produced as a television miniseries and based on the life of Harriet Tubman, the escaped slave who organized the infamous Underground Railroad, ultimately leading scores from enslavement to freedom.  Emmy, Tony, and Oscar-Winning Cicely Tyson delivers a tour de force performance as Tubman. The legendary

Cicely Tyson: "Positive Contributions to My Heritage"

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To commemorate the beginning of Black History Month,  we are celebrating two remarkable American heroes who are forever and inextricably linked in film history. A Woman Called Moses  stars the late, legendary Cicely Tyson in a miniseries honoring the life of Harriett Tubman who summoned the strength and indomitable will to defy and overcome a tyrannous system.  In her near 70 year career on screen, the Emmy, Tony, and Academy Honorary Award winner explored a broad and deep mix of roles in film, television and theater, many that worked to lift and amplify the black experience. "Whatever good I have accomplished as an actress I believe came in direct proportion to my efforts to portray Black women who have made positive contributions to my heritage." A Woman Called Moses  was produced as a television miniseries and based on the life of Harriet Tubman, the escaped slave who organized the infamous Underground Railroad, ultimately leading scores from enslavement to freedom.  "