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‘NCIS’ Oral History as Show Turns 20: Cast Exits, Surprise Success and Tackling Politics

Although NCIS was well-liked from the get-go, not even an elite investigation could have foreseen the show becoming a hit that would span decades and launch a franchise. It began in spring 2003 as a backdoor pilot for CBS’ sturdy military-law procedural JAG. Co-created by JAG mastermind Donald P. Bellisario (Magnum, P.I., Quantum Leap) and […]

‘Yellowstone’ and the Sprawling Dutton Family Tree

[This story contains spoilers from 1883, 1923 and Yellowstone season five.] With each new series in the megahit Yellowstone franchise, a new generation of Duttons emerges. After launching in 2018 with Kevin Costner’s central patriarch John Dutton and his immediate family, creator Taylor Sheridan traveled back in time to expand the franchise and introduce elder […]

‘Young Love’ Creator Matthew A. Cherry on Bringing a Black, Millennial Family From the Midwest to Animation

With Young Love, the TV spin-off of the Oscar-winning short and beloved book, Max enters a new area of the animated family sitcom. The concept for the show is something creator Matthew A. Cherry tells The Hollywood Reporter was knocking around as a possibility all the way back to the book’s Kickstarter days. “When we […]

Angelica Ross Spills All on Emma Roberts, Ryan Murphy and Hollywood Future: “This Is Not My First Time at the Rodeo”

Angelica Ross never needed Hollywood. Long before she got famous on Pose — burning up the screen playing ballroom diva Candy Ferocity, who stole season three by starring in an episode set at her own funeral — she was already an accomplished activist and self-taught computer coder who founded TransTech Summit, which helps trans people […]

Kim Kardashian’s Character Revealed in ‘AHS: Delicate’ Premiere

[This story contains spoilers from the premiere of AHS: Delicate.] Little was known about how American Horror Story would twist Danielle Valentine’s novel to fit the mold of the veteran FX anthology until it made its debut. Now, season 12 of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s hit horror series has released its first episode (and […]

‘Winning Time’ Co-creator on Abrupt HBO Cancellation (Guest Column)

HBO confirmed that it canceled Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty after two seasons. The news was a surprise, coming only moments after the network aired its second-season finale on Sept. 17. Hecht is the co-creator of the series with Max Borenstein. My wife burst into tears. I didn’t have that on my […]

‘The Continental’ Director Albert Hughes Says They Locked the Series Before Knowing the Events of ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’

The Continental: From the World of John Wick director Albert Hughes first crossed paths with John Wick masterminds Chad Stahelski and David Leitch in 2008. At the time, Stahelski and Leitch had only recently decided to make the jump from stunt work to the director’s chair, beginning with second unit. So they interviewed for the […]

‘Sex Education’ Says Goodbye: Everything to Know About the Final Season

[This story contains spoilers through season three of Sex Education.] It’s time to say goodbye to Moordale Secondary Cavendish Sixth Form College. In July, Netflix announced Sex Education‘s upcoming fourth season would be its last. The end of season three saw Moordale Secondary closing after the school’s acapella group and swing band performed “Fuck the […]

‘Winning Time’ Finale Director on Being Protective of Magic and Cookie Johnson’s Storyline in Season 2

[This story contains spoilers from the finale of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty season two.] The name says it all when it comes to the title of episode one of season two of the HBO sports drama Winning Time: “One Ring Don’t Make a Dynasty.” How the second season started — the […]

Anderson Cooper on His Complicated Vanderbilt Legacy and CNN After Chris Licht

Anderson Cooper has spent much of his career roaming the globe, documenting the kind of stories few others are eager to cover — disease, natural disasters, genocide, war. Comfort has never been his mainstay. But he has his moments. In 2008, Cooper traveled to Cameroon for the CNN docuseries Planet in Peril, looking for bush […]

Spencer and Heidi Pratt on Extending Their “16th Minute” of Fame With New Podcast and Why They Hope Reality Stars Don’t Unionize

The phrase “15 minutes of fame” simply doesn’t apply to Spencer and Heidi Pratt, the husband-and-wife reality star duo better known as “Speidi” since they began dating during the second season of the Laguna Beach spinoff The Hills. Since those early 2000s MTV reality docuseries days, the couple, who eloped in Mexico on Nov. 20, […]

‘Morning Show’ Bosses on Casting Jon Hamm as Tech Billionaire: “It Was a List of One”

[This story contains spoilers from the first two episodes of The Morning Show season three, “The Kármán Line” and “Ghost in the Machine.”] In the first episode of The Morning Show‘s return, Jennifer Aniston’s character’s hot take on the new tech titan played by Jon Hamm is that he’s a “need-for-speed, hardass from Silicon Valley.” Top UBA […]

How ‘The Morning Show’ Pivoted (Again) to Tackle Roe v. Wade Overturn in Season 3

[This story contains spoilers from the first two episodes of The Morning Show season three, “The Kármán Line” and “Ghost in the Machine.”] When The Morning Show returns, it’s two years after the events of the season two finale. The timeline of the Jennifer Aniston- and Reese Witherspoon-starring Apple TV+ media drama had ended in […]

‘Ahsoka’ Confronts the Past of ‘Star Wars’

[This story contains spoilers for Ahoska episode five.] Ahsoka episode five takes a break from the conflict at hand to take a nostalgic trip down memory lane — one that expands on a major cameo revealed at the end of last week’s episode. Directed and written by Dave Filoni, the midseason episode picks up right […]

‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 3 Suspect Watch: Who Killed Paul Rudd?

[This story contains spoilers up to season three, episode seven of Only Murders in the Building.] It started with a bang… well, not exactly, unless you count dropping on the floor as a “bang.” In reality it’s more like a “thud.” In fact, let’s go with that: It started with a thud — from none […]

‘The Changeling’ Director Has Seen the Negative Reviews and Is “Weirdly Proud” of Them

At its best, Apple TV+’s new series The Changeling has been called “the most unique fantasy show of 2023,” and at its worst “mediocre.” Director and executive producer Jonathan van Tulleken is fine with either assessment. “When people don’t like it, they really don’t like it; when people love it, they really love it,” he […]