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‘Barry’ Creator on Writing Process With Bill Hader, Hopes for Season 3

Alec Berg reveals how the darker second season of HBO's hitman hit aimed to anticipate the audience's expectations "so we can subvert them."

‘Barry’s’ “Bad Uncle” Stephen Root Is Finally Ready for Emmy Spotlight

Stephen Root, whose specialty has always been standing out in an ensemble, currently finds himself in an unfamiliar role: Emmy dark horse for his role in HBO's Barry.

‘Barry’ Goes Sci-Fi: Bill Hader Talks Gonzo Episode 5, “Ronny/Lily”

In the HBO comedy created by star Bill Hader and Alec Berg (Silicon Valley), about a hitman who wanders into an acting class and finds his truth, the protagonist's assorted flights of fancy…

‘Barry’ Season 2: TV Review

Bill Hader and Alec Berg's Emmy-winning Hollywood hitman comedy 'Barry' returns for a second season with fewer laughs and more pathos.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Uncensored Comedy Showunner Roundtable

The Comedy Showrunner Roundtable features Alec Berg, Pamela Adlon, Whitney Cummings, Michael Schur, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Justin Simien who sit down to discuss comedy the new era of outrage…

Alec Berg Talks ‘Barry,’ ‘Silicon Valley,’ HBO and #MeToo

Showrunner and writer Alec Berg discusses working on HBO's 'Barry,' 'Silicon Valley' and how the series have addressed the #MeToo movement during the The Hollywood Reporter's Comedy Showrunners…

“Comedy Is Heading into a Very Dangerous Place”: The Comedy Showrunners Roundtable

Alec Berg ('Barry' and 'Silicon Valley'), Pamela Adlon ('Better Things'), Whitney Cummings ('Roseanne'), Michael Schur ('The Good Place'), Amy Sherman-Palladino ('The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel') and…

‘Barry’ Finale: Bill Hader, Alec Berg on That Shocking End and What’s Next

Berg also gives his thoughts on his other HBO series, 'Silicon Valley,' going past the upcoming sixth season.

Emmys: ‘Veep’ Boss’ $1,000 Bet and More Inside References Explained

The Hollywood Reporter breaks down the shout-outs and jokes that may have left viewers scratching their heads.

Mike Judge Talks ‘Silicon Valley’ Raunch and Why Some Stars Wear Wigs

The co-creator, whose comedy series is Emmy-nominated this year, reveals the most surprising thing he's gotten away with and the biggest misconception about his show.

‘Silicon Valley’ Boss on Season 3, Mark Zuckerberg and Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

Co-showrunner Alec Berg talks to THR about what it was like to have the ex-Twitter CEO in the writers room and which tech players have cameos in this season of the HBO comedy.

Watch THR’s Full, Uncensored Comedy Showrunner Roundtable With Steve Levitan, Jill Soloway, Jay Duplass and More

THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at The shows air Sunday at 8 a.m. PT on channel 557 on DirecTV, 126 on Dish nationwide, and at 11 a.m. ET/PT on cable (channel 625…