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Jeffrey Katzenberg Recalls How His Father’s Generosity in Gifting $100 to Strangers Inspired Lifetime of Philanthropy

When Jeffrey Katzenberg was a kid growing up in New York, his father Walter, “a very successful, man-about-town stockbroker,” always carried a wad of discreetly folded $100 bills. As he moved through the day, Walter would “quietly and stealthily” slip one to people in his orbit, whether it be “a doorman, a waiter, a valet, […]

‘Young Sheldon’ and Its Road to 100 Episodes: “The Show Tells You What It Is”

Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro have worked together on network sitcoms for the better part of two decades, having each had a hand in the 12 seasons of The Big Bang Theory, the longest-running multicamera comedy in TV history, as well as five seasons of the show’s prequel spinoff series, Young Sheldon. Lorre, a television […]

‘Big Bang Theory’ Book to Reveal Untold Secrets About Hit Comedy (Exclusive)

Bazinga! CBS’ The Big Bang Theory is getting the oral history treatment in a forthcoming book from Glamour senior editor Jessica Radloff. The Big Bang Theory: The Definitive, Inside Story of the Epic Hit Series, set for publication Oct. 11, 2022, features interviews with 40 people including co-creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, longtime showrunner […]

Chuck Lorre Donates $7M to Venice Family Clinic to Aid in Renovations

The Venice Family Clinic just received its largest single donation from one of its most committed supporters: Chuck Lorre. The veteran producer and his Chuck Lorre Family Foundation donated $7 million to the clinic that will be used as part of a modernization update for the site at 604 Rose Ave., its home since 1983. […]

Bob Iger and Willow Bay Honored at the YES 20th Anniversary Celebration Gala

On Thursday evening, Hollywood executives and philanthropists gathered at The Maybourne in Beverly Hills to honor Bob Iger and Willow Bay in celebration of the 20th anniversary of YES, Eric Eisner’s Young Eisner Scholars program. Cocktails flowed as the gala’s attendees — the likes of which included Iger and Bay, gala co-chairs David Geffen and […]

“Fear and Desperation Drive a Lot of Comedy”: Bill Lawrence, Chuck Lorre, Darren Star and the Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

Showrunning isn’t for the faint of heart. And yet, for three of the six gathered for The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Comedy Showrunner Emmy Roundtable — PEN15‘s Anna Konkle, Chad‘s Nasim Pedrad and The Upshaws‘ Wanda Sykes — it’s only half the job. “I think I’ve tried to hire all three of you individually to [star […]

‘United States of Al’: TV Review

Executive producer Chuck Lorre continues his comic exploration of the immigrant experience in America with this series about a former combat Marine and the Afghan translator who moves in with him.

‘Young Sheldon’ Scores 3-Season Renewal at CBS

The 'Big Bang Theory' prequel will remain on the network through the 2023-24 broadcast season.

‘Mom’ to End With Season 8 on CBS

The Chuck Lorre comedy ranks as the broadcast network's longest-running half-hour.

Chuck Lorre’s ‘United States of Al’ Scores CBS Series Pickup

Chuck Lorre's 'United States of Al' Scores CBS Series Pickup

‘B Positive’: TV Review

Marco Pennette and Chuck Lorre's new CBS multi-cam 'B Positive' showcases Annaleigh Ashford and Thomas Middleditch in a comic organ transplant tale.

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunners of 2020

From the dreaded "Zoom room" to hermetically sealed sets, the influential creators on The Hollywood Reporter's annual rundown — including Michaela Coel, Daniel Levy, Ramy Youssef and more — reveal how they've overcome an unprecedented year with panache and prestige.