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Critic’s Notebook: Doomed to Fail, Trevor Noah Thrived on ‘The Daily Show…

Nobody wanted to follow Jon Stewart, but over seven years Noah succeeded in carving out his own distinctive, often terrific niche.

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Critic’s Notebook: Doomed to Fail, Trevor Noah Thrived on ‘The Daily Show’

Nobody wanted to follow Jon Stewart, but over seven years Noah succeeded in carving out his own distinctive, often terrific niche.

‘Interview With the Vampire’ Review: AMC’s Queer-Forward Anne Rice Adaptation Is Ripe With Potential

Anne Rice’s vampire classic gets a handsomely mounted, queer-forward AMC series adaptation that offers delectable parts if not a fully satisfying whole

‘TV’s Top 5’: A Discussion About the 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time

Welcome to the 187th 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 […]

‘So Help Me Todd’ Review: Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin in a Disposable CBS Mother-Son Dramedy

The series revolves around a son (Astin) helping his attorney mom (Harden) with investigative work.

‘Hostages’ Review: HBO’s Substantive and Timely Dive Into the Iran Hostage Crisis

HBO's four-part documentary series examines the 1979-81 Iran hostage crisis and explores the 20th century history of relations between the United States and Iran.

Steve Levitan on Life After ‘Modern Family’ and Why ‘Reboot’ Is TV Therapy

Welcome to the 186th 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 […]

‘Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ Review: Ryan Murphy, Netflix, Rinse, Repeat

The cumbersomely titled new miniseries about Jeffrey Dahmer (played by Evan Peters) continues the streaming service and creator's obsession with serial killers.

‘Andor’ Review: Diego Luna in a ‘Star Wars’ Origin Story That’s Not for the Baby Yoda Crowd

Diego Luna reprises his 'Rogue One' role as future revolutionary Cassian Andor in Disney+'s darkest, initially slowest 'Star Wars' adventure to date.

‘Quantum Leap’ Review: NBC’s Time-Travel Reboot Gets Sucked Into an Exposition Vortex

NBC's well-regarded sci-fi series leaps back onto the small screen with Raymond Lee as a new scientist traveling into the past to put right what went wrong.

‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’ Review: Ken Burns’ New PBS Doc Is Devastating — and Distressingly Topical

Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein's six-hour PBS documentary explores what the United States did and could have done in response to the Nazi atrocities of the Holocaust.

Julie Plec on Shocking ‘Legacies’ Cancellation and Enrolling in ‘Vampire Academy’

Welcome to the 185th 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 […]

‘Atlanta’ Review: Season 4 of Donald Glover’s FX Masterpiece Has Georgia on Its Mind

After a third season spent bouncing between the gang in Europe and tantalizing standalone episodes, the series returns Stateside for its final run, with the focus back on our main quartet.