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Lacey Rose

Executive Editor, Television

Lacey Rose is the Executive Editor, Television, for The Hollywood Reporter, where she’s written more than 100 cover stories. Her subjects have included mogul Oprah Winfrey, shock jock Howard Stern and the final days at The Wendy Williams Show. She also writes THR’s monthly Table for Two column, which centers on the power players navigating the seismic shifts in the entertainment industry, and moderates THR’s Emmy-nominated Roundtable series. A Duke University alum, Rose has earned numerous awards thanks to her coverage of the business. Prior to THR, she spent nearly a decade on staff at Forbes Magazine in her native New York.

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Inside Daytime TV’s Frantic Week of Restarts and Reversals

After a chaotic week, daytime television is under the biggest spotlight it’s had in some time. Trouble is, the shows making headlines are largely the ones not airing.  Drew Barrymore announced Sunday morning that she was reversing course, pausing her daytime talk show after a week of withering criticism surrounding her return to production, which […]

Late Night Hosts Set One-Off ‘Strike Force’ Live Show in Las Vegas

The late night hosts are taking their strike time unity on the road. Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert announced Wednesday that they’d be performing together in Vegas. Much like their Strike Force Five podcast, which also includes Seth Meyers and John Oliver, proceeds from the live show will go to support their late […]

After Mega-Writer Suspensions, Industry Braces for More Blows

Greg Berlanti. J.J. Abrams. Bill Lawrence. Mindy Kaling. On the evening of Sept. 7, a flurry of headlines confirmed that Warner Bros. Television Group had suspended their deals and several others that had remained quietly active since the WGA strike began in early May. The news came as a shock to some, who hadn’t realized […]

Megyn Kelly Re-Ups at SiriusXM, Sets Trump Interview

Megyn Kelly is staying put at SiriusXM. The former Fox News anchor has inked a new multiyear deal to continue hosting The Megyn Kelly Show live on Sirius’ XM Triumph channel through the 2024 election and beyond. As part of the new pact, she will be conducting a longform interview with former president (and onetime […]

Five Late Night Hosts Unite to Launch Podcast Benefiting Strike-Impacted Staff

With the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes continuing to silence their late night shows, the five hosts — Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Seth Meyers — will test out another medium. The quintet announced Tuesday that it would release a limited Spotify podcast, aptly titled Strike Force Five. The arrangement is said […]

‘Suits’ Boss on the Series’ Origins and the Meghan Markle Line the Palace Had Removed

Aaron Korsh has his theories about why his legal dramedy Suits, which originally aired for nine seasons on USA Network before wrapping in 2019, is suddenly smashing viewership records on Netflix.   For one, the series, which stars Patrick Adams as Mike Ross, a genius slacker who lands a coveted legal gig working for high-powered attorney Harvey […]

Michelle Wolf Is Blowing Up Stand-Up’s Formula (on Her Dime)

Michelle Wolf is headed back to Netflix. The irreverent comic, who previously fronted both a weekly topical series and a stand-up hour for the streamer, will introduce her latest special, It’s Great to Be Here, on Sept. 12. In a break with tradition, the new entry will roll out in three half-hour installments, all available […]

‘Suits’ Creator on Surprise Resurgence, Potential Spinoffs and Writer Pay

Like seemingly everyone else on the internet, Aaron Korsh and his preteen daughter are bingeing their way through Suits. They’re almost done with seven of the legal dramedy’s nine seasons, and the daughter is enthralled — a huge relief to the elder Korsh, who, incidentally, created the show.   The series stars Patrick Adams as Mike […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ Spinoffs Score New Seasons

RuPaul’s Drag Race continues to expand. MTV and Paramount+ announced Monday that it has greenlit additional seasons of the flagship original along with RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars and Untucked. The news follows the franchise’s nine Emmy nominations, the most of any reality competition series this year. The forthcoming season of Drag Race will mark the show’s […]

Bill Simmons, Alex Cooper, Emma Chamberlain and 36 More on The Future of Podcasting

Ask the most powerful people in podcasting whether we’ve reached “peak podcast” and the answer is a resounding no. Or, more specifically, a “hell no,” an “absolutely not” and a “don’t be ridiculous!” Still, the medium isn’t without its challenges. “Podcasting has gone from being an industry that had a ton of speculative money thrown […]

45 Top Podcasters Reveal Pre-Show Rituals, Role Models and Dream Guests

Rub a little Vaseline on your teeth, fire up a hot latte, do a few mouth stretches and whisper, “It’s showtime!” That’s how the most powerful people in the podcasting business — a mix of hosts, executives and reps featured on THR‘s annual power list — ready themselves before recording their widely-heard shows. As part […]

Former UTA Agent Launches Kids and Family Audio Company With Agency Backing (Exclusive)

Jed Baker has found his next act, owning and licensing podcasts rather than simply selling them. The former UTA agent, who had a hand in TV series deals for podcasts like Dr. Death (Peacock) and Shrink Next Door (AppleTV+) during his agency tenure, has launched Starglow Media, an audio network focused explicitly on kids and […]