Can AI Write a Funny ‘30 Rock’ Scene?
“AI could be crypto, or it could be the Internet. We don’t know if it’s going to shit the bed and become nothing or replace all of us.” That’s how one writer-producer described the threat of artificial intelligence as they walked the picket line in front of the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, on […]
Donald Glover on Producing Malia Obama’s Short Film, Not Being Hired for ‘SNL’ and That Liam Neeson ‘Atlanta’ Cameo
Donald Glover, through his new production company Gilga, is working with Malia Obama on her first short film. The actor-writer-producer teased the collaboration with former President Barack Obama’s daughter and a writer on his new Amazon series Swarm, in a GQ magazine cover story published online Tuesday. During the conversation, Glover shared that in addition […]
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Dish on ‘SNL’ Days, Typecasting and Being Hit on by Kevin Spacey
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler took the stage Saturday night at YouTube Theater in Los Angeles for an “In Conversation” event on the final weekend of shows to close out the inaugural (and epic) 11-day Netflix Is a Joke festival. After an amusing introduction that credited them as the stars of Baby Mama, Sisters and […]
Netflix’s New Releases Coming in August 2021
The summer may be winding down everywhere else, but Netflix is heating up with a host of big- and small-screen debuts, as well as its regular new rotation of existing TV shows and films. Later this month, the streamer is set to launch the much anticipated dark fantasy The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. Produced […]
‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Tina Fey (‘Girls5Eva’ & ‘Mr. Mayor’)
“It was a coping mechanism,” says Tina Fey as we record an episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast and discuss the roots of her involvement with comedy. “As a girl who wasn’t growing up the prettiest girl in the world, it was a way of kind of getting ahead of that and being like, ‘You’re […]
’30 Rock: A One-Time Special’: TV Review
In '30 Rock: A One-Time Special,' Tina Fey and the rest of the cast returned to NBC to help launch Peacock.
TV Ratings: ’30 Rock’ Special Slumps
The '30 Rock' reunion/NBC upfront presentation that aired on NBC on Thursday night didn't draw much of an audience. ABC's game shows were down as well, although the finale of Fox's 'Labor of Love' ticked up a little.
Hollywood Reporter TV Critics: 11 Ensembles That Make for Great Company
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, The Hollywood Reporter TV critics offer 11 ensemble shows to keep you company.
NBC’s Ted Danson-Tina Fey Comedy Was Originally a ’30 Rock’ Spinoff
After Alec Baldwin dragged his heels on a '30 Rock' spinoff where his character enters politics, 'Good Place' star Ted Danson was offered a reworked script to play the mayor of Los Angeles in NBC's new series.
A ’30 Rock’ Reboot? “There’s Definitely Been Talk,” Star Jane Krakowski Says
The actress tells THR it would be "a dream come true" to bring the hit NBC sitcom back to life amid TV's reboot trend.
WGA Awards: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock to Receive Comedy Excellence Honor
The '30 Rock' and 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' team will be presented with the award at the East Coast edition of the ceremony.
Chris Brown’s Name Cut From ’30 Rock’ Episode
When all seven seasons of the show moved to Hulu from Netflix, the singer's name was edited out of a season three episode that originally aired on NBC one month after he pleaded guilty to assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna.