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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Boss on the Finale’s “Ugly Justice” and Ambiguity Heading Into Season 5

[This story contains major spoilers from The Handmaid’s Tale season four finale, “The Wilderness.”] “Weak men, they do make the world go ’round.” In the world of The Handmaid’s Tale, not anymore. The season four finale brought about a moment of long-awaited catharsis when Elisabeth Moss’ June orchestrated the murder of her former abuser, Commander Fred Waterford […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Hodor Actor Cast as a Pirate in New HBO Max Series

A fan-favorite actor from Game of Thrones has batten downed his next gig. Kristian Nairn, who played Hodor on the fantasy drama, has been added to the cast of HBO Max’s pirate comedy Our Flag…

‘Rick and Morty’ Puts Entire Uncensored Season 5 Premiere Online

Adult Swim’s animated sensation Rick and Morty has posted its entire season five premiere online for free. The return episode, below, is titled “Mort Dinner Rick Andre” — a play off the title…

Apple’s ‘Ted Lasso’ Season 2 Trailer Reveals Jason Sudeikis’ Fiery Alter Ego

The Ted Lasso welcome wagon has arrived in the official season two trailer released by Apple TV+. Following a (spoiler alert!) shattering loss that saw AFC Richmond lose its final game…

‘Reservation Dogs’ Team Celebrates “Radical” Indigenous Comedy: “All You Can Do Is Tell the Truth”

Native American filmmaker Sterlin Harjo “never thought he could make” his upcoming, Indigenous-centric comedy series Reservation Dogs, set to premiere on FX on Hulu later this summer. “This…

Late Night Lately: Colbert’s Return to Ed Sullivan, Conan’s Serenade, More ‘Friends’

The Hollywood Reporter's Late Night Lately is a one-stop shop for all of the most memorable moments of late night TV, coming to you each Saturday morning to ease you into your weekend.

Wells Adams Returns to ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ in Larger Role (Exclusive)

Wells Adams is headed back to the Bachelor in Paradise beach. The resident bartender of the Bachelor franchise’s summer spinoff series will return for season seven in an expanded role, The Hollywoo…

Annie Ilonzeh to Star in NBC’s ‘Getaway’

Annie Ilonzeh is headed back to NBC. The Chicago Fire alum has been tapped to topline the network’s drama pilot Getaway. From The Blacklist exec producers John Davis and John Fox and writers…

Jeanie Buss, Mindy Kaling Team for Lakers-Inspired Netflix Comedy

The Lakers are taking on the Lakers and Netflix and HBO continue to duel. Streaming giant Netflix has gone straight to series on an untitled workplace comedy inspired by the front office of…

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘Blindspotting’ Co-Creator on Bringing the Acclaimed Movie to TV

Welcome to Episode 125 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…

Starz Programming Chief Christina Davis Exits

Starz president of original programming Christina Davis is leaving the premium cable outlet. Davis’ departure comes just 13 months after she joined Starz, taking over for former programming…

Streaming Outdraws Broadcast TV, Nielsen Figures Say

The notion that streaming is the new broadcasting just got a big piece of data to back it up. Nielsen has released a new measure of TV usage that shows streaming platforms pulled in a bigger share

‘This Is My America’ TV Adaptation Set at HBO Max

Following a multiple-outlet bidding war, Erik Feig’s Picturestart has acquired TV rights to Kim Johnson’s breakout novel This Is My America. Picturestart has set up the drama at HBO Max and…