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Jackie Strause

Managing Editor, East Coast

Jackie Strause manages the breaking news team out of the New York bureau, covering 24/7 entertainment news and industry reporting. In addition to editing, she also writes TV feature stories and interviews with stars and showrunners. She came to in 2015 and is among the 2022 LA Press Club awards winners for THR's TV coverage on The Live Feed; as well as a 2023 nominee. Jackie previously worked on the digital teams at Yahoo and The New York Post. She graduated from the University of Maryland, with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

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Richard Lewis Delighted in Sparring With Larry David on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

The final season of Curb Your Enthusiasm reunited Larry David with one of his closest co-stars when the late Richard Lewis returned to the HBO comedy after taking a hiatus over his health. On the Feb. 18 episode of season 12, titled “Vertical Drop, Horizontal Tug,” the lifelong friends were seen riding a golf cart, […]

Yes, Larry David Brings His Own Eggs to Country Club Meals

On the latest Curb Your Enthusiasm episode, Larry David (the character) is accused of being the anonymous writer of a letter griping about his Los Angeles country club. The letter, which is posted to the locker room bulletin board, is signed “Disgruntled” and grabs the attention of the club’s owner, Mr. Takahashi (Dana Lee), who […]

‘Wendy Williams Show’ Producer Speaks Out on Host’s Diagnosis: “There Were Early Signs”

The Wendy Williams Show‘s co-executive producer is reflecting on working with her former talk show host following the news of her diagnosis being made public. Suzanne Bass says there were early signs pointing to what has now been publicly revealed to be primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia diagnosis (FTD). “You can go back and see the show, […]

Wendy Williams Shares Aphasia and Dementia Diagnosis Ahead of Doc Release

Wendy Williams has gone public with her diagnosis two days ahead of the release of what has promised to be a revealing Lifetime docuseries centered on the former talk show host. A press release sent out Thursday claiming to be on behalf of Williams and her care team, shares that, in 2023, after undergoing a […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Boss Jeff Schaffer Reveals Episode 3 Bit That Prompted a Larry David Debate

[This story contains spoilers from the third episode of season 12 of Curb Your Enthusiasm.] In the world of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David is back in Los Angeles and he’s a bit famous. The third episode of the HBO comedy’s final season brought the so-called liberal darling back from Georgia, where he made national […]

Travis Kelce Donates $100K to Two Girls Shot at Kansas City Chiefs Parade

Travis Kelce has donated $100,000 to a family whose two daughters were shot during the Super Bowl victory parade in Kansas City, Mo., last week. The Kansas City Chiefs tight end posted two donations, for $50,000 each through his Eighty-Seven and Running Foundation, to the GoFundMe page for the Reyes family to benefit the recovery […]

Amy Schumer on Autism, Antisemitism and Pulling From Her Marriage for ‘Life & Beth’ Season 2

With Life & Beth season two, Amy Schumer is no longer worried about spoilers. After all, this story is in the details. The follow-up season to her semi-autobiographical Hulu dramedy, which launched all 10 episodes on Thursday, centers on the romantic relationship between Beth (Schumer) and John (played by Michael Cera), who — as the […]

Taylor Swift Makes $100K Donation to Family of Chiefs Parade Shooting Victim

Taylor Swift is among the thousands of people who have posted GoFundMe donations for the family of Lisa Lopez-Galvan, the radio DJ and mother of two who was killed in the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade mass shooting on Wednesday. The attack amid the Valentine’s Day celebration in Kansas City, Mo., for the Super Bowl […]

Watch Jennifer Coolidge Tell Amy Schumer Her Future in ‘Life & Beth’ Season 2

Amy Schumer booked a recognizable psychic for the second season of her Hulu series Life & Beth. As the trailer revealed, Jennifer Coolidge makes a cameo in Schumer’s follow-up season. And now a new clip, dropped on Thursday, shows nearly two minutes of the anticipated scene, which comes in the third episode of the 10-episode […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Boss on Larry David the Unlikely Hero, Cameos and ‘Seinfeld’ Echoes in Final Season

[This story contains spoilers from the second episode of season 12 of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “The Lawn Jockey.”] When Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David gave Auntie Rae (played by Ellia English) a glass of water while she was waiting in line to vote, the TV character (played by David) didn’t know there was a Georgia […]

Quinta Brunson Explains ‘Abbott Elementary’ Time Jump in Season 3

[The following story contains spoilers from Abbott Elementary‘s season three premiere.] Abbott Elementary is back and, for season three, the hit ABC series did something different. The Quinta Brunson comedy picked up five months into the school year, only flashing back to the beginning of the year at the show’s central school, in order to […]

‘The White Lotus’: Everything We Know About Season 3

After welcoming viewers first to The White Lotus: Hawaii and then to The White Lotus: Sicily, the hotel chain at the center of Mike White’s Emmy-winning HBO series is continuing to expand its global footprint as it heads to Thailand for season three. The White Lotus series sets each season around a different property within […]