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Tyler Coates

Awards Editor

Tyler Coates is the Awards Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, where he has covered the Oscars and Emmys races since 2019. Before joining THR, Coates was a Senior Culture Editor at Esquire, the founding Deputy Editor at Decider and a Deputy Editor at Flavorwire; his writing has also been published in Billboard, Columbia Journalism Review, Slate and Wired. A Virginia native, Coates graduated from James Madison University with a degree in English.

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How ‘Jury Duty’ Casting Director Assembled the Courtroom for the Mockumentary Series

When Jury Duty executive vp David Bernad approached casting director Susie Farris to find the jurors for his Freevee mockumentary series, he knew exactly how to pitch the project. “He said, ‘It’s what you do best: putting together an ensemble comedy,’ ” recalls Farris of the first phone call with the producer, who added that […]

J.K. Simmons on Exploring the Cultural Significance of the Ohio State-Michigan Rivalry in ‘Rivals’ Doc: “We Do Have This Sort of Hatfields and McCoys Vibe”

For Oscar-winning actor J.K. Simmons, the rivalry between Ohio State and University of Michigan football fans is an intense part of his life. A self-professed die-hard Buckeye who grew up in the Columbus suburbs and briefly attended Ohio State before transferring to the University of Montana, Simmons is ride-or-die when it comes to Ohio State […]

The ‘Succession’ Effect: Do Other Dramas Stand a Chance at the Emmys?

Awards strategists managing this season’s Emmy campaigns may have issued a collective gasp on the night of April 9 — at least those who were watching the third episode of Succession live as it aired that evening. With little warning, and off-camera, Logan Roy (played by Emmy winner Brian Cox, twice nominated for his role […]

Drag Superstars Trixie and Katya on World of Wonder Series ‘UNHhhh’: “This Show Demystifies Drag”

For eight seasons, RuPaul’s Drag Race alums Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova have opened up their darkly twisted brains for their World of Wonder shortform series UNHhhh, in which the duo dish on a range of subjects — such as jealousy, the weather, phones and domesticity — while seated in front of a greenscreen. Riffs […]

Script to Scene: ‘The Good Fight’ Scribes Detail the Paramount+ Drama’s Final Moments

There were some high stakes for the final scene of Paramount+’s The Good Fight — itself a spinoff of CBS’ long-running The Good Wife. The pressure to close out the saga of Chicago lawyer Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) was high. “The intention was to not face-plant,” co-creator and showrunner Michelle King told THR in an […]

20 Supporting Actors Who Stole Scenes This Past Year

Joel Kim Booster (Loot, Apple TV+) My character summed up in one sentence Overachieving gay bully with an impeccable sense of style. The part of my character I relate to the most Deep-seated and far-reaching insecurity that manifests as near-constant snark. And the style. And the part I don’t His general sense of apathy.  Show […]

Ethan Hawke on the Lasting Legacy of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward: “To Be Original Is to Be Yourself”

For Ethan Hawke, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were towering figures within the acting community — accomplished performers who not only took their craft seriously, but also supported the works of other artists in their field. But when he embarked on his five-part HBO/Max documentary series The Last Movie Stars, Hawke began to realize that […]

‘Barry’ Star Sarah Goldberg on Sally’s Final Moments: “Finally, She Has Some Peace”

[This story contains major spoilers from the series finale of Barry, “Wow.”] It’d be understandable if you expected things not to work out for Sarah Goldberg’s Sally Reed in the series finale of HBO’s Barry. After all, things hadn’t been going her way for a while. In season three, just as she finally achieved the […]

Streaming Platforms Enter a Pitched Battle

Apple TV+ Major Contenders Bad Sisters, The Big Door Prize, Black Bird, The Last Thing He Told Me, Loot, The Problem With Jon Stewart, The Reluctant Traveler, Schmigadoon!, Shrinking, Ted Lasso  Apple’s Ted Lasso is the reigning comedy champ, having secured the top prize in the category two years in a row, making Apple TV+ the […]

Will Early Birds Get the Emmys?

Abbott Elementary After winning Emmys last year for its debut season — including best writing for a comedy series (creator Quinta Brunson, pictured) and best supporting actress (Sheryl Lee Ralph) — the ABC sitcom won Critics Choice Awards for best comedy and supporting actress (Ralph), Golden Globes for best actress (Brunson) and supporting actor (Tyler […]

The Blurred Lines Between Comedy and Drama Pose Emmy Classification Confusion

Comedy is tragedy plus time, as the saying goes — and in TV comedies, timing is everything. Historically, the TV Academy has considered a comedy to be a half-hour of television. But this season, several shows are blurring the lines between comedy and drama in both tone and episode length — which may impact their […]

Screen Actors Guild Awards Set 2024 Date

The Screen Actors Guild announced today that the 30th Annual SAG Awards will take place Feb. 24, 2024, in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be held at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall and, for the first time ever, livestream on Netflix. The streamer entered a multi-year partnership with the guild in January, and a […]