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‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Pachinko,’ ‘Women of the Movement’ and ‘Maid’ Among 2022 Humanitas Prizes Nominees

Humanitas has announced the nominees for The 46th annual Humanitas Prizes, which celebrates the craft of screenwriting. Across nine juried categories, which include both television and film, 47 writers are nominated for their work. Among the nominees are Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson (comedy teleplay) and Academy Award-winning CODA writer-director Sian Heder (drama […]

‘Black-ish’ Showrunner on Finding “The Emotional Finality” Ahead of Series Finale

The following scene, during the penultimate episode of the ABC family comedy Black-ish, originated last season, when recurring star Laurence Fishburne pitched an idea. “He was like, ‘Hey man, I want to do an episode about why it’s so hard for Black men of certain generations to say they love each other,’ ” recalls showrunner Courtney Lilly. […]

A TV Season Full of Infamous, Real-Life Characters

These performers transformed into fraudsters, criminals and dirty political dealers.

Daytime Emmys: ‘General Hospital,’ ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ Among Top Winners

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) 2022 Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out Friday during an in-person ceremony, hosted by Entertainment Tonight‘s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner, that aired on CBS. The hosts’ show took home the award for best entertainment news series. ABC’s General Hospital led with five wins for best […]

‘The Garcias’ Are Doing It Themselves With Their Emmy Campaign

When the powers that be decided that HBO Max’s sitcom The Garcias — a sequel series to Nickelodeon’s The Brothers Garcia, which aired from 2000 to 2004 — would not get an FYC campaign to promote its Emmys eligibility, the show’s executive producer Jeff Valdez took matters into his own hands. “We were told HBO […]

‘Hacks’ and ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Lead Dorian TV Nominations

HBO Max’s Hacks and HBO’s Somebody Somewhere are among the nominees for the 14th Dorian TV Awards, unveiled Thursday by the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA). (Full disclosure: The Hollywood Reporter’s Tyler Coates is a member of the organization.) Both Hacks and Somebody Somewhere led the nominations with five honors each, including for best LGBTQ […]

“It’s Like a Puzzle Piece”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Creatives on ‘Moulin Rouge’-Inspired Musical Episode

“There is nothing else that I work on that allows me to express myself completely in the way that this show does,” says Leland of VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race, which this year wrapped its 14th season. “I still pinch myself and cannot believe that this is my job.” The mononymous songwriter, Drag Race season 14 […]

How Netflix’s ‘The Andy Warhol Diaries’ Embraces the Artist’s Queer Legacy: “Hopefully, We Never Figure Out Andy”

In Netflix’s docuseries The Andy Warhol Diaries, writer-director Andrew Rossi peels away the layers of an artist who had an indelible influence on American culture. Turning to the writings by Warhol that were published in 1989 by his collaborator and friend Pat Hackett (to whom Warhol dictated his diaries from the mid-1970s to his death […]

Comedy Docs Are Among Emmy Contenders This Season

Multiple documentary Emmy contenders this season turn their focus on the people who have made us laugh — and the complicated legacies of their place in comedy history. Four doc titles examine the careers and controversies of stand-ups George Carlin and Bill Cosby, Canadian sketch troupe the Kids in the Hall and I Love Lucy […]

‘The Dropout’ Showrunner “Felt Like a Detective” While Finishing Final Scripts for Show About Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was still on trial for wire fraud when The Dropout showrunner Elizabeth Meriwether was finishing the final scripts for the Hulu limited series. “I had the idea of ending the series with Elizabeth at Burning Man with her new boyfriend,” Meriwether tells THR, but she notes that pulling off a shoot […]

Next Big Thing: Matt Rogers Is Giving “The Most”

Matt Rogers is having an incredible summer. In May, Showtime’s comedy series I Love That for You, co-created by Vanessa Bayer, launched its first season. Starring Bayer as an aspiring host for the fictional home shopping network SVN, the show is set within the comically cutthroat SVN offices run by a commanding and terrifying Patricia […]

Non-English Content Has a Bigger Shot Than Ever at This Year’s Emmys

In March, Netflix’s Squid Game made history with its SAG Award wins for best actor and best actress, making it the first non-English-language series to take home those honors. The hugely popular South Korean drama is now an Emmy frontrunner, and it’s likely it will be the first non-English show to earn a series nom […]