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ABC Moves Forward With ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Premiere After Considering…

The show will go on Tuesday after the network considered postponing the reality series amid striking writers targeting the production.

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ABC Moves Forward With ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Premiere After Considering Delay

With a tentative deal reached between writers and the studios and streamers, ABC has decided to move forward with its premiere of the 32nd season of Dancing With the Stars. As of late last week, ABC was considering delaying the return of the veteran reality dance competition after strikers picketed outside the show’s rehearsal spaces […]

‘Rick and Morty’ Season 7 Trailer Reveals New Voice Actors

Adult Swim has revealed the season seven trailer for Rick and Morty and, along with it, the show’s new voice talent for its titular main characters. Below is the first trailer for the new season which features voice actors replacing co-creator Justin Roiland, who was dismissed from show due to misconduct allegations. In an unusual […]

‘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 […]

‘Naked Attraction,’ Brutal Full-Frontal Nude Dating Show, Quietly Added to Max

It’s like being on Tinder, but so much worse. One of the U.K.’s most infamous dating shows (censored trailer below) was quietly added to the Max streaming service last week, and it’s already causing quite a stir. The streamer has imported six seasons of Naked Attraction, a game show that promises to “start where a […]

Jamie Lee Curtis’ Plea for ‘One Piece’ Role Leads to Response From Showrunner

Jamie Lee Curtis has her sights set on a specific role on Netflix’s One Piece, and the show’s team appears hopeful about making it happen. Curtis took to Instagram on Friday to address a growing fan movement pushing for the Oscar-winning performer to be cast as Dr. Kureha in the live-action project. Based on Eiichiro […]

Vince Vaughn Recalls ‘Rudy’ and ‘Wedding Crashers’ Roles During Spirited ESPN Appearance

Vince Vaughn appeared to have a ball while referencing some of the popular films from his oeuvre during an appearance on ESPN’s College GameDay. The actor and longtime sports fan was the Week 4 guest picker Saturday on the cable television program that previews the day’s NCAA college football matchups. During the episode, which filmed […]

‘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 […]

Jon Stewart Stops by ‘Strike Force Five’ Podcast, Reveals How He Fills Void Left by ‘Daily Show’

The Strike Force Five live podcast taping in Vegas this weekend may have been canceled, but that didn’t stop the striking late night hosts from releasing a new, taped episode of their podcast early Friday. In the latest episode, the seventh in a series, the group of Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers […]

‘Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin’ Season 2 Canceled by Peacock Amid Strikes

Peacock has reversed course and canceled the second season of its Pitch Perfect TV spinoff Bumper in Berlin, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The renewal was first announced back in January, after the show’s first six-episode season debuted Nov. 23, 2022. At the time of the renewal, NBCU said?Bumper in Berlin?was the streamer’s top comedy […]

How the Entertainment Community Fund Is Supporting Workers Impacted by the Strikes

Welcome to the 231st 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 […]

‘Squid Game: The Challenge’ Teaser Has Players Competing in Real Life for Record-Setting Cash Prize

The games have officially become a reality in Netflix’s upcoming series Squid Game: The Challenge. The reality show, based on the streamer’s popular global dystopian series Squid Game, follows 456 real players from around the world who enter the competition show in pursuit of a record-setting cash prize of $4.56 million. The players will compete […]

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 […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Sets Next Spinoff Format at NBC

NBC has announced its next America’s Got Talent spinoff. The new iteration is titled AGT: Fantasy League and is set to premiere in early 2024. It borrows a wrinkle from another NBC unscripted staple, The Voice, in that the show’s judges will have a stake in which acts advance through the competition. AGT: Fantasy League […]

‘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 CW Adds True Crime Series for 2024

The CW is pushing further into the unscripted realm with an order for a true crime series. The network will debut Crime Nation, a 10-episode show from Candle True Stories and executive produced by former ABC News president James Goldston, in early 2024. The series will delve into several recent high-profile cases, including the Delphi […]

ABC Considers Delaying ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Premiere, Matt Walsh Steps Away

ABC may delay its scheduled premiere of Dancing With the Stars after striking writers targeted the show with pickets in recent days. One of the show’s celebrity participants, meanwhile, says he won’t take part in DWTS until the writers strike is over. Matt Walsh (Veep) said in a statement that he will “pause” his involvement […]