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Mandy Moore on Starring in ‘Dr. Death’ for First Post-‘This Is Us’ Job: “Couldn’t Make More of a Left Turn”

After six seasons at the front of This Is Us, Mandy Moore is embracing some darker fare with her new role in Peacock’s Dr. Death. In the second season of the anthology series — which follows up the Joshua Jackson-led first season with a new cast and new plot — Moore stars alongside Edgar Ramírez […]

‘Reacher’ Star Alan Ritchson on Hard-Fought Lesson That Changed His Life: “I Almost Didn’t Survive”

When it comes to red carpet interviews, one minute is fair, three minutes is great and 10 minutes, well, that just never happens. Alan Ritchson generously proved to be an exception to the rule on Wednesday night when the Reacher star spent a chunk of time speaking with The Hollywood Reporter inside L.A.’s Culver Theater, […]

GLAAD CEO: Why ‘Fellow Travelers’ Checks “Coveted and Rare Boxes” With LGBTQ Storytelling (Guest Column)

Every so often, a series comes along that changes the game for the LGBTQ community and educates the masses about who we are and the discrimination we too often face. Whether a series brings Black transgender women to the forefront of the conversation like Pose or reminds young people and families that queer youth exist […]

‘The Crown’: New Generation of Royals on Playing Princes and Kate Being “Launched Into Public Frenzy” in Season 6

Season six of The Crown continued its tradition of swapping out actors to portray members of the royal family. Yet in the sixth and final season, it’s the youngest generation of royals whose stories are being told by new faces, rather than the most central figure of the Netflix drama, Queen Elizabeth II — who […]

‘The Crown’: Dominic West on Season 6’s Diana Aftermath and Prince Charles Having Been Judged Too Harshly

[This story contains spoilers from part two, episode five of season six of The Crown, “Willsmania.”] The sixth and final season of The Crown introduced two new actors to portray Prince William during his teen and young adult years. Rufus Kampa, who starred in part one, and Ed McVey in part two, replaced Senan West, […]

Remembering Andre Braugher and Norman Lear: “Together They Could’ve Created a Hell of a Sitcom”

It’s rare that you get to work with legends. Rarer still that they live up to the title. So how lucky am I to have worked with two such people? I’ve been thinking a lot about Norman Lear and Andre Braugher since their sudden passing, and the qualities they shared that made them both legends […]

Barbra Streisand Named Recipient of 2024 SAG Life Achievement Award

Barbra Streisand is set to receive the 2024 SAG Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will move to Netflix on Feb. 24. The award is presented annually to an actor who exhibits what the guild describes as the “finest ideals of the acting profession.” In Streisand’s case, it joins […]

‘Winning Time’ Star Quincy Isaiah on Fame, Therapy and the Cancellation He Saw Coming

Casting Magic Johnson was never going to be easy. In fact, the casting directors for HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty had already seen hundreds of actors before they stumbled upon an audition tape from Quincy Isaiah, a young Michigan native with no IMDb profile to speak of. Showrunner Max Borenstein has […]

‘Obliterated’ Stars Talk Stunt Training and the “Meta” Chaos of Filming in Las Vegas

Netflix’s newest action comedy, Obliterated, from the Cobra Kai creating trio of Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald and Hayden Schlossberg, co-stars Nick Zano, Shelley Hennig and Terrence Terrell as part of an elite special forces team who wake up with a massive hangover and are tasked with saving Las Vegas from a nuclear threat. In conversation […]

Kenya Barris Remembers Mentor Norman Lear: “He Made Other People See Me”

On Dec. 5, Hollywood lost an icon. At 101, Norman Lear passed away at his home in Los Angeles. Among the many hats he had worn — prolific TV creator, legendary boundary pusher, major philanthropist — was mentor to Kenya Barris. As so many of Lear’s shows did, Barris’ Black-ish used comedy to tackle big […]

‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ Star Anna Sawai on That Midseason Revelation and Her Three Consecutive High-Profile Shows

[This story contains spoilers for Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ fifth episode, “The Way Out.”] Monarch: Legacy of Monsters star Anna Sawai has top billing on Apple TV+’s MonsterVerse spinoff series that also includes Kurt and Wyatt Russell. Her starring role is bookended by lead roles on the streamer’s critically acclaimed drama series, Pachinko, and FX/Hulu’s […]

Seth Rogen on ‘Platonic’s’ Future: “It Looks like We’re Going to Do More”

Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne played a happily married couple to great success in the Neighbors films. But when the franchise’s director, Nicholas Stoller, approached them to star opposite each other in his and wife Francesca Delbanco’s Apple TV+ comedy Platonic, he was after a different dynamic. He was eager to trade on their chemistry […]

“My Second Father”: Rob Reiner Remembers Norman Lear

I was about 8 years old when I first met Norman Lear. My dad, Carl Reiner, was working on Sid Caesar’s Show of Shows and Norman was writing for Colgate Comedy Hour, so they were both in New York. In those days, it was a small world of people who trafficked in sketch comedy. Mel […]

David Mandel Recalls Norman Lear 2017 Emmys Moment

Norman Lear was my babysitter.   Every day, the school bus would drop us off, and in the two hours or so until my mother got home, I was “taken care of” by Good Times, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time and Sanford and Son.   Later on, as I got more interested in […]

Tony Shalhoub Talks ‘Monk’ Revival in a Pandemic-Impacted World: “People See the World Now the Way Monk Does”

Adrian Monk is back with Mr. Monk’s Last Case: A Monk Movie. The TV movie, now streaming on Peacock, reunites the cast and creative team behind the former USA series Monk. And making the 90-minute revival felt like a homecoming for star Tony Shalhoub — who reprises his role as the crime-solving detective with obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

Kelsey Grammer on ‘Frasier’s Future: “I Believe We Have a Home at Paramount+ for Several Years to Come”

[This story contains spoilers from the season finale of Frasier, “Reindeer Games.”] As the credits roll on the season finale of the Frasier revival, Kelsey Grammer as Dr. Frasier Crane — the role he originated 39 years ago on Cheers — frustratedly conducts a string quartet of not-yet-classically trained child musicians through a rendition of […]