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George Maharis, Star of ‘Route 66,’ Dies at 94

He had to leave the popular 1960s CBS series after coming down with hepatitis.

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“There Will Be No Notes”: Christine Ko on Emma’s Big, Bold Moment in ‘Dave’

Throughout the third season of FX comedy Dave, Lil Dicky’s friend and aspiring director Emma has been shooting a documentary about the rapper’s search for romance. In the latest episode, which aired May 24, it’s finally finished. After Dave (played by Dave Burd, known as Lil Dicky) tries to micromanage the editing of the Lil […]

Next Big Thing: Sadie Stanley Digs Into Y2K Murder Mystery in ‘Cruel Summer’ Season 2

In season two of Freeform’s murder-mystery anthology hit Cruel Summer, Megan Landry (Sadie Stanley) has big plans. It’s a sentiment that Stanley understands well. “[Megan’s] kind of had to grow up pretty fast, so I can relate to aspects of that,” says Stanley, 21, who moved to Los Angeles at 18 to pursue acting. In […]

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Creators, Luke Kirby Unpack “Hurtful” Lenny Bruce Finale Scene: “You Really Can’t Go Backwards”

[The following story includes major spoilers for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel series finale, “Four Minutes.”] Lenny Bruce (Luke Kirby) made an emotional and sincere return to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel during its series finale, “Four Minutes.” The final episode of season five opened with Lenny performing the penultimate show of his career at San Francisco’s […]

Ed Ames, Singer and ‘Daniel Boone’ Sidekick, Dies at 95

Ed Ames, the deep-toned baritone pop singer and actor who portrayed the faithful Cherokee sidekick Mingo on the 1960s NBC series Daniel Boone, has died. He was 95.  Ames died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with Alzheimer’s, his wife, Jeanne, told The Hollywood Reporter. A native of Massachusetts and a […]

Bear Grylls on Redefining Success and Taking on Negativity With Docuseries ‘Becoming Xtraordinary’

Becoming Xtraordinary, a biographical docuseries showcasing inspirational life stories and insights into success, which is produced by BecomingX, a company founded by Bear Grylls that encourages personal development, studio Chrome Productions and family edutainment brand Da Vinci, is launching this Sunday, May 28. The first 10-episode season, for which a recently launched trailer provides a taste, debuts […]

‘Love & Death’ Finale Director on Filming the Murder Scene and Complicated Feelings Around Candy’s Fate

[This story contains spoilers from the finale of Love & Death, “Ssssshh.”] The Love & Death sequences depicting the brutal ax murder of Betty Gore were some of the most emotional scenes Lesli Linka Glatter has ever filmed. The prolific director whose IMDB profile reads like a greatest hits of television (Mad Men, Homeland, The […]

“We Want to Disrupt as Much as We Can”: How Warren Leight Is Leading the WGA East’s Push to Shut Down Filming

Welcome to the 215th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

Disney+ Korean Drama ‘Red Swan’ to Star Kim Ha-neul and Rain

The next high-profile Korean drama from Disney+, romantic revenge series Red Swan, will star Kim Ha-neul (A Gentleman’s Dignity, On Air) and Jeong Jihun, aka Rain (Ghost Doctor, Ninja Assasin). The series follows Oh Wansoo (Kim) a woman born into an impoverished family who turned her life around by becoming a world-class golfer – attracting the […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Star Sophie Thatcher on Season 2’s Tragic Finale: “She Already Let Herself Go”

[This story contains major spoilers to the season two finale of Yellowjackets, “Storytelling.”] Sophie Thatcher is relieved that the season two finale of Yellowjackets has landed. It’s been buzzing around in her head for quite some time, and the double-whammy ending for the character of Natalie wasn’t an easy secret to keep. So, she told […]

‘Bloodhounds’ Trailer Reveals Thrilling Fight Scenes in Netflix’s Latest Korean Series

Two rookie boxers find themselves facing off against a whole underworld of ruthless gangsters in the first trailer for Netflix’s latest high-octane action series, Bloodhounds. (See the trailer below.) The series stars Woo Do-hwan (The Divine Fury, The King: Eternal Monarch) and Lee Sang-yi (Once Again, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha) as two up-and-coming rookie boxers who find […]

Television Academy Honors Canceled Amid Writers Strike

The 2023 Television Academy Honors have been canceled due to the ongoing writers strike. “After discussions with the WGA and out of deference to those impacted by the ongoing labor dispute, the Television Academy is canceling the Television Academy Honors reception which was scheduled for the evening of May 31. We appreciate everyone’s understanding,” an […]

‘John Mulaney: Baby J’ Debuts on Streaming Charts

John Mulaney’s first stand-up comedy special in five years got off to a solid start on Netflix. The special, John Mulaney: Baby J, gathered 379 million minutes of viewing for the week of April 24-30, ranking 10th among original series (it premiered on April 25). It’s the second stand-up special to make the Nielsen streaming […]