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Emmys: It Took a Pandemic, But Netflix Finally Topped HBO

Netflix has earned Emmys bragging rights for the first time in its history. The streaming giant topped all winners after the statuettes were handed out — between Sunday’s ceremony and last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys — with a total of 44 thanks, in part, to a complete sweep by The Crown in the drama categories. […]

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TV Ratings: ‘The Voice’ Edges Up in Tuesday Debut

The Voice captured Tuesday’s best primetime ratings, leading the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 and improving slightly on its season premiere Monday. The night’s lone series…

Into the Wonka-Verse: Behind Netflix’s Massive Roald Dahl Deal

Netflix’s acquisition of the Roald Dahl Story Company would seem to represent an avenue toward everything the streamer wants to do as it looks beyond its core business. The blockbuster…

Whoopi Goldberg Inks New 4-Year Deal to Remain on ‘The View’ (Exclusive)

Whoopi Goldberg has closed a new deal to remain as a host on ABC’s The View. Sources say the new deal will see Goldberg remain on board for four seasons. The pact, financial details of which…

Leslie Bibb, Rachel Bloom, Michael McKean, Krista Marie Yu Join Steve Levitan’s ‘Reboot’ at Hulu

Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan is assembling an impressive cast for his follow-up to the Emmy-winning comedy. Leslie Bibb (Jupiter’s Legacy, Tag), Rachel Bloom (Crazy…

‘All the Light We Cannot See’ Series Based on Best-Seller a Go at Netflix

Netflix has greenlit a limited series based on Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning World War II novel All the Light We Cannot See. Shawn Levy (Stranger Things, Free Guy) will direct…

Colin Donnell to Star in Peacock Drama ‘Irreverent’

Chicago Med and Arrow alum Colin Donnell is headed Down Under. Donnell will star in a Peacock drama called Irreverent that’s set to begin production in Australia soon. The series will also…

Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo Board Apple TV Drama ‘Wool’

Rashida Jones and David Oyelowo are putting on Wool for Apple. The duo has joined the cast of the forthcoming TV series from Justified‘s Graham Yost that is based on the book by Hugh Howey. <a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/rebecca-ferguson-wool-tv-adaptation-apple-1234956219/"…

‘Saturday Night Live’: All the Season 47 Hosts and Musical Guests

Saturday Night Live kicks off its 47th season on NBC on Oct. 2 with Loki star Owen Wilson serving as host and Kacey Musgraves joining as musical guest. The show, which in September won its…

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Cast Talk Roy Family Problems Ahead of Season 3

While many see HBO’s Succession as a critique of wealth and power, the show’s cast made a case for money not being at the root of the Roy family’s dysfunction. What’s really the problem…

‘Black-ish’ Producers Reteam for Animated Comedy at ABC

Members of the Black-ish producing team have set up a new project at ABC — this one an animated show. With the series entering its final season in 2022, showrunner Courtney Lilly and…

‘Let the Right One In’ Scores Showtime Series Order

Beloved Swedish vampire tale Let the Right One In is officially moving forward with its third adaptation. Showtime has handed out a 10-episode series order to the drama starring Demián Bichir (A Be…

‘The Wire’ Creator Says He’ll Pull Upcoming HBO Series From Texas Over Abortion Law

The controversial abortion law in Texas may be starting to impact Hollywood filming in the state. The Wire creator David Simon announced via Twitter on Monday that he wouldn’t film an upcoming…