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How ‘The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live’ Honored the Franchise’s Original…

Danai Gurira tells THR about crafting brilliant new characters for her Michonne-centric spinoff, only to brutally kill them: "We have much less time on this…

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How ‘The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live’ Honored the Franchise’s Original Premise

[This story contains major spoilers through the first two episodes of The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live.] In the earliest days of The Walking Dead, no one was safe. Not even beloved comic book characters. Just ask Dale (Jeffrey DeMunn), who survives dozens of issues in Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s comics, only to […]

Why Kate Winslet Keeps Returning to TV, This Time as a Narcissistic Dictator

Kate Winslet is back on TV and this time, she’s playing a character she’s truly never played before. The opening scene of HBO’s The Regime sets the scene. The geopolitical satire opens somewhere in middle Europe. The music is ominous, then quirky, when a soldier (played by Matthias Schoenaerts) is brought to the grand palace […]

Sydney Sweeney Breaks Down Her “Five-Point Plan” to Break Into Acting in ‘SNL’ Monologue

Sydney Sweeney decided to share her “five-point plan” to break into Hollywood during her Saturday Night Live monologue, as well as joke about the romance rumors with her former co-star Glen Powell. The actress kicked off her hosting debut, quipping, “You have seen me in Anyone But You and Euphoria. You definitely did not see […]

‘Sex and the City’ Lands Premiere Date on Netflix

Sex and the City has landed a premiere date on Netflix. All six seasons of the hit HBO series, which have previously only been available on Max, will now be streaming on Netflix for the first time starting April 1 (SATC will still be available on HBO’s streaming service as well). The Hollywood Reporter previously reported that HBO parent […]

‘The Brothers Sun’ Canceled by Netflix After One Season

The Brothers Sun, starring Michelle Yeoh, Justin Chien and Sam Song Li, will not be returning for a second season on Netflix, The Hollywood Reporter learned Friday. While the reason for the cancellation wasn’t immediately known, the news comes months after the eight-episode first season of the action-comedy-drama premiered on Jan. 4. The show was […]

TV Premiere Dates 2024: The Complete Guide

Hundreds of TV series — new and old, scripted and not, on streaming, broadcast and cable outlets — will premiere in the next 12 months. As production ramped up in the final weeks 2023 following the end of the SAG-AFTRA strike, pipelines started to get refilled, which could lead to a crush of premieres in […]

Phil Rosenthal Keeps Eating in ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ Season 7: “If You Like a Food, You Go to the Source”

At the start of an interview with Phil Rosenthal about his food and travel series Somebody Feed Phil, I’m introduced as “Richard” (the company email I used to set up our chat displays my full name). I tell Rosenthal that I go by Rick. “OK, good,” he replies. “Because you know, I’m not partial to […]

‘The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live’ Premieres to Multi-Year Highs for AMC

The return of two of The Walking Dead universe’s signature characters gave the latest spinoff in the franchise a ratings jolt. The premiere of The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live — which features the returns of Andrew Lincoln’s Rick and Danai Gurira’s Michonne — delivered 3 million viewers (inclusive of replays and simulcasts) over three days […]

‘The Last of Us’ Adds Quartet to Season 2 Cast

HBO is building out the cast for season two of The Last of Us. The hit series based on the video game franchise has added four actors to its ensemble: Danny Ramirez, Ariela Barer, Tati Gabrielle and Spencer Lord. Their casting comes as the show is gearing up to begin production in the spring, for […]

‘Masters of the Air’ Star Nate Mann on Playing the Show’s Most Talented Pilot

When a World War II drama series about airmen features the likes of Austin Butler, Barry Keoghan and Callum Turner, it’s reasonable to presume that one of them would be playing the story’s quintessential hotshot pilot. Instead, that honor belongs to Nate Mann, who portrays Lieutenant Robert “Rosie” Rosenthal, one of the most decorated real-life […]

‘Bad Guardian’: Lifetime to Tackle Guardianship Debate With Melissa Joan Hart, La La Anthony

Lifetime is wading into the guardianship debate by greenlighting a fictional movie with the working title The Bad Guardian. Following the headlines and debate surrounding the guardianships of Wendy Williams and Britney Spears, the network has ordered a movie about a court-appointed guardianship gone wrong. The Bad Guardian will star Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina the […]

‘Hacks’ Unveils Season 3 Premiere Date, Teaser

Almost two years after Hacks began its second season on Max, the Emmy-winning comedy series will start its third installment. The streamer will debut season three of the series May 2. Max will run two episodes per week through May 23, with the finale of the nine-episode season debuting May 30. The two-per-week schedule will […]

“I Don’t Think This Is Like The Avengers”: ‘The Good Fight’ Creators on Why ‘Elsbeth’ Isn’t Really a Spinoff

Welcome to the 250th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

‘The Valley’ and ‘Vanderpump’ Stars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Split After Four Years of Marriage

Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright announced their separation Thursday. The Vanderpump Rules and The Valley stars wed in 2019. Cartwright revealed their separation during an appearance on the couple’s joint podcast When Reality Hits. “Jax and I are taking time apart, and I made the decision to move into another home to take some space […]

‘Tulsa King’ Rehires Terence Winter for Season 2 After His Exit Amid Creative Tension

Just when he thought he was out, they pulled him back in. Emmy-winning writer Terence Winter is returning to Tulsa King. The Sopranos veteran is back on board the Paramount+ drama after being the showrunner of its 2022 debut season. The series follows a former mobster, played by Sylvester Stallone, who forms a new crime […]

Scandoval Going to Court as Rachel Leviss Names ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Couple in Revenge Porn Lawsuit

The aftermath of Vanderpump Rules‘ “Scandoval” is currently playing out on Bravo a year after news of the shocking affair and betrayal among the reality TV stars first broke. In the latest wave in the love triangle that captured the nation last year, Rachel Leviss (formerly Raquel), who had an affair with Tom Sandoval behind […]