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On the Set of ‘The Masked Singer’: How the Team Produced the Show Safely During the Pandemic

Based on title alone, The Masked Singer was perhaps the most pandemic-ready of any show on TV — masking up is not only part of the competition, it’s the whole premise. Of course, these masks aren’t exactly endorsed by the CDC. In reality, the team behind Fox’s unscripted hit faced the same pandemic-related roadblocks as […]

‘This Is Us’ Star Sterling K. Brown and Writer-Director Kay Oyegun on Crafting an Emotional Story About Randall’s Birth Mom

In the first season of This Is Us, Sterling K. Brown’s Randall Pearson went on a road trip with his newly discovered birth father, William (Ron Cephas Jones), to learn more about his roots. The episode, “Memphis,” won Brown his first lead actor Emmy. In the seasons since, Randall has struggled with his identity as […]

‘The Crown’: All the Details About Its Final Three Seasons

The Crown creator Peter Morgan announced in January that his series about the British monarchy would end after five seasons, despite a long-stated plan to cover 60 years of history over six seasons. But the writer behind Netflix’s crown jewel reversed course in July, announcing that he’d changed his mind while breaking stories that would […]

‘Superstore’ Cast Recounts “Surreal” End to Season 5

The cast of 'Superstore' felt the oddness of the cliffhanger ending season five as much as viewers did, they said during a Comic-Con at Home panel.

Amazon’s Comic Book Conspiracy Thriller ‘Utopia’ Debuts First Trailer

The Amazon thriller 'Utopia' cast and showrunner Gillian Flynn debuted their series in a virtual Comic-Con@Home panel Thursday.

‘Little Voice’ Star Brittany O’Grady on Collaborating With “Musical Genius” Sara Bareilles

Brittany O'Grady, the star of the Apple TV+ show 'Little Voice,' from 'Waitress' collaborators Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson, opens up about heading to the recording studio with the Grammy-winning artist.

‘Floor Is Lava’ Creators Answer Burning Questions About the Surprise Netflix Reality Hit

'Floor Is Lava' creators Irad Eyal and Megan McGrath answer the biggest burning questions about Netflix's goofy game show.

How ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Came to Netflix in 2020, Landline and All

Rachel Shukert tells The Hollywood Reporter how she rebooted Ann M. Martin's 'Baby-Sitters Club' novels for the 21st century while maintaining the story's retro charm.

‘The Masked Singer’ Season 4 Eyes Production Changes for Fall Launch

While Fox is betting on its robust animated slate, summer holdovers, and a major acquisition for its virus-proof fall 2020 schedule, the network is still working to produce a new season of unscripted hit The Masked Singer later this year. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has begun to pave the way for filming to resume in […]

How TV is Tackling Voter Suppression and Other 2020 Election Year Issues

While the ATX Television Festival has always made sure its programming focused on political and social issues, its ACLU-sponsored panel about voter suppression and election year issues was especially relevant during a weekend where millions of people around the globe have been protesting against racial injustice.

‘Defending Jacob’ Stars on Shocking Season Finale Twist

The ending of AppleTV+'s 'Defending Jacob' series diverts from William Landay's 2012 novel in two key ways. Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery and creator Mark Bomback explain what happens and why the series ends on a more ambiguous note than the book.

The ‘Mrs. America’ Finale Was Always Going to Be a Tragedy

The ending of FX on Hulu's star-studded miniseries 'Mrs. America' shouldn't be a surprise for anyone who lived through the 1970s, nor to anyone who's read about the history of the Equal Rights Amendment. Creator Dahvi Waller discusses the series' polarizing response on both sides of the aisle, its parallels to current politics, and why 'Mrs. America' will not be getting a second season.