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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, as well as feature stories. She came to in 2015.

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Peacock Prince Andrew Doc to Dive Into Jeffrey Epstein Relationship

Prince Andrew is getting the documentary treatment at Peacock. The streamer has released the trailer for Prince Andrew: Banished, a 90-minute documentary debuting Oct. 5 that will dive into the “tumultuous and complex” life of Prince Andrew. The feature includes interviews with palace insiders, journalists, and others who were close to the controversial relationship between Prince Andrew, Ghislaine […]

Jeffrey Dahmer Victim’s Family Speaks Out About Netflix Series

Rita Isbell, a family member of one of Jeffrey Dahmer’s victims who is portrayed in the new Netflix series about the serial killer, is speaking out about Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Isbell’s brother, Errol Lindsey, was murdered at age 19 by Dahmer. She gave a victim impact statement during Dahmer’s 1992 sentencing, […]

Katie Couric Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Katie Couric underwent treatment for breast cancer after receiving the diagnosis in June, the veteran news anchor and journalist has shared. In a detailed Wednesday post to her website, Couric writes about the experience of being diagnosed with the disease after unintentionally missing a mammogram, saying she last had one in 2020, and the treatment […]

Amy Schumer Talks ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Return After Six-Year Hiatus

Amy Schumer offered the first look at what she has in store when Inside Amy Schumer returns. During a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the comedian brought along a brief clip that will be featured when her comedy sketch series returns — after six years off the air — for its fifth season on Paramount+. The […]

‘Dead to Me’ Final Season Gets Premiere Date, First Look

Jen and Judy have survived — and they’re back for their final misadventure in Netflix’s Dead to Me. The twisty drama starring Christina Applegate as Jen and Linda Cardellini as Judy has a date for season three, which will bring about the pair’s final round of shenanigans. The final season of creator Liz Feldman’s series returns Nov. […]

Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale Regret Their Dream Home Purchase in Unsettling ‘The Watcher’ Trailer

Ryan Murphy has officially listed his next house — another one that comes with chilling baggage. The American Horror Story creator, whose FX anthology was centered around a haunted home, has dropped a trailer for his next Netflix series, The Watcher, which is about a home, and a family, that is being stalked to sinister […]

‘True Detective’ Season 4 Adds 5 to Cast

HBO’s return of True Detective is rounding out its cast. John Hawkes (Deadwood, Winter’s Bone), Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who, The Leftovers), Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve, Harry Potter franchise), Finn Bennett (Domina, The Nevers) and Anna Lambe (Three Pines, Trickster) have been added to the roster for season four of the crime drama anthology, which is currently in pre-production. […]

NXIVM Co-Founders Keith Raniere and Nancy Salzman Return in HBO’s ‘The Vow, Part Two’ Trailer

The Vow is returning with a six-episode second season, promising a rare view into NXIVM founder Keith Raniere’s innermost circle, including co-founder Nancy Salzman.  “My whole company was destroyed and my whole life fell apart,” says Salzman, NXIVM’s president and co-founder with Raniere, in the trailer (below), which also features Raniere speaking from prison. “Going […]

‘Serial’ Host Sarah Koenig on Freed Adnan Syed: “I Did Not See This Coming”

Sarah Koenig, who over a decade ago brought the story of Adnan Syed to a mainstream audience on Serial, was surprised by the decision to release Syed after overturning his conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee. Speaking to The New York Times following Syed being freed on Monday, Koenig […]

Elisabeth Moss and Yvonne Strahovski on Why Their ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Face-Off Is Anything But Simple

[This story contains spoilers from the two-episode, season five premiere of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale.] A smirk and a growl. Those were the dueling images The Handmaid’s Tale left for viewers when it returned. The smirk came from Serena Joy Waterford (Yvonne Strahovski), with the once-reigning Gilead wife enjoying her winning moment when, during a […]

Jeffrey Dahmer Series Trailers Unveil Chilling Look at Evan Peters as Serial Killer

Evan Peters and Ryan Murphy have unveiled their next collaboration with Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. The Netflix limited series, releasing Sept. 21, sees the frequent Murphy player of American Horror Story and Pose recognition stepping into his next role as Jeffrey Dahmer, one of America’s most notorious serial killers, and the result is chilling. […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Boss on Premiere Cliffhangers and Shock Waves From Last Season’s Violent Finale

[This story contains spoilers from the two-episode premiere of season five of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale.] “Everything tastes better when Fred is dead.” Those words are spoken while June Osborne sits at a diner for a group celebratory meal, to the tune of Dolly Parton’s “Gettin’ Happy.” The irony of the uplifting vibe is that […]