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Mikey O'Connell

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Upfront Dispatches: The CW Stands Alone

Stevie Wonder gives a goose to the week's final shill, yet one can't help but feel superstitious about a single broadcast network's relevance in the annual ad scramble.

Upfront Dispatches: Paramount Hawks ‘60 Minutes’ in … 60 Minutes (More or Less)

‘Yellowstone’ gets wild applause, and a suddenly ubiquitous Nicole Byer clocks her third presentation appearance in as many days.

Upfront Dispatches: Zaslav and Oprah Bet on CNN, Lizzo Can’t Be Censored

The inaugural Warner Bros. Discovery affair marries linear and steaming and the week’s second invocation of the p-word. 

Upfront Dispatches: Bob Chapek, Baby Yoda and “Bull****” at Disney

Disney+ is still family-friendly; Amy Schumer is not. 

Charlamagne Tha God Will Never Pull Punches With Democrats: “They’re Gluttons for Punishment, Like I Am”

New York’s most popular (and often polarizing) radio host — who you may also know as Lenard McKelvey — also discusses the importance of evangelizing therapy, Stephen Colbert’s producer notes and that Ziwe interview on his so-called beefs with Black women.

Inside the Fox Upfront: Susan Sarandon, Fox News and a Pre-taped Tom Brady

What do Susan Sarandon, Tom Brady and Sean Hannity have in common? A newly aligned employer.

Upfront Dispatches: Reboots, Snark and Streaming Punctuate NBCUniversal Kickoff

Pete Davidson has a catchy new abbreviation for Peacock.

Chloe Sevigny Discusses Acting Like Natasha Lyonne … Acting Like Chloe Sevigny

With a surreal turn in season two of 'Russian Doll' and a role in Hulu's sobering 'The Girl From Plainville,' the actress is hard to miss at the moment. And there'd be even more to go around if a TV exec hadn't recently told her there's "too much female content."

Emmy Rossum’s Angelyne Obsession

How the former 'Shameless' star spent the past four years willing her new series about L.A.'s mysterious billboard diva (complete with a head-turning makeover) into reality: “I found it to be completely liberating to look in the mirror and not see myself at all."

Andy Cohen Knows Where Reality TV Needs to Evolve — And Where It Doesn’t

The 'Watch What Happens Live' host on how he came back from seeming "kind of over it," the actress who will never guest again and juggling his 'Real Housewives' empire: "I would only screen a Housewife call if I’m doing something else."

Translations, Meticulous Set Design and Those Opening Titles: ‘Pachinko’s’ Soo Hugh Talks Season One

The showrunner reflects on the four-year journey to the finale of the critically acclaimed Apple TV+ series.

‘Severance’ Breakout Jen Tullock Is Here for Sexy, Queer Period Pieces

"Aspirational queer stories are as important as historically accurate ones. Living somewhere between the two is maybe what we want to see right now."