Jenna Benchetrit

Jenna Benchetrit is a senior writer for CBC News entertainment and education. She can be reached at

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Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix show latest to try to help couples solve sex problems

Gwyneth Paltrow's sex therapy show Sex, Love & Goop aims to change the way we talk about sex. Televised sex education has changed for the better, but there's still a long way to go, experts say.

Audiences eager for Succession's obscenely wealthy jerks to return

Succession is back for a third season on Sunday. How did TV's most hateable family amass such a devoted audience? CBC News spoke to three critics — and fans — of the HBO hit.

Indie artists and drive-thru concerts: Some shows to enjoy this fall

As indoor concerts return, outdoor festivals adapt and drive-thrus make a comeback, CBC News breaks down a selection of live music events happening across Canada this fall.

Everything you need to know about the new Justin Bieber documentary

In a new documentary released on Amazon Prime Friday, Justin Bieber and his crew prep for the pop star's first live performance in three years with one caveat — it's during a pandemic. Here's a closer look at the film.

Squid Game is a brutal show about social inequalities — and it's Netflix's next major hit

Netflix has recently announced that South Korean dystopian horror series Squid Game -— famed for its brutal violence — could be its biggest release ever. CBC News spoke with two culture experts to understand its themes and origins.

Key moments leading up to R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial

Disgraced singer R. Kelly will stand trial this week for sexual misconduct charges brought forth by federal prosecutors. With allegations against the pop star going back as far as the mid-90s, CBC News looks at a number of key moments in Kelly's case.
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A guide to COVID-19 school outbreak protocols across Canada

In the event of a COVID-19 outbreak in schools, each province and territory has assembled protocols for case management and mitigation measures. CBC News gives a brief breakdown of what you need to know in each region.

Linda Evangelista says she was 'brutally disfigured' by cosmetic procedure, will sue company

The Canadian supermodel will sue Zeltiq Aesthetics, the parent company behind the CoolSculpting procedure that she says left her permanently deformed.

The wait is finally over for some of the biggest films and shows delayed by the pandemic

Viewers can expect an embarrassment of riches this fall, from a long-awaited Sopranos prequel to three new Marvel films and Wes Anderson's latest. And those are just the movies. On the small screen, Succession and The Morning Show are back, as is Jon Stewart. Check out the fall preview.

South Asian Canadian creators making mark off-screen — as crucial as being in front of the camera

South Asian Canadians are having a pop culture moment as their stories make a mark in film and television here and abroad. But those works are incomplete without proper behind-the-scenes representation, say creators and critics. But with a new-found focus on Canada's largest visible minority community, representation is about more than just the faces we see on the screen.