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Taye Diggs-Hosted Reality Dating Series ‘Back in the Groove’ Set at Hulu

Taye Diggs has been tapped to help three women get their groove back. Reality competition series Back in the Groove has been set for an eight-episode season at Hulu, with Diggs as host. The title and premise, going by the description provided by the streamer, is a play on Diggs’ classic 1998 movie How Stella […]

Nikki Glaser, Feminist and ‘FBoy’ Whisperer, Is Channeling Her Anger on Stage

Moments into Nikki Glaser’s latest comedy special, Good Clean Filth, she poses a hypothetical to her audience: If you had to perform oral sex on one of your parents, who would it be? That’s one of the more innocent bits during the hour, which dropped July 16 on HBO. But none of her new material […]

‘FBoy Island’ Renewed for Season 2 by HBO Max

Yes, this means FBoy Island is probably here to stay. HBO Max has renewed its reality dating show for a second season. While HBO Max hasn’t provided any viewership numbers, the streamer claims Fboy Island had the biggest launch of an original reality show since the service debuted in 2020. Host Nikki Glaser will also return […]

Critic’s Notebook: Is Summer TV’s Island Fever the Cure for What Ails Us?

Tapping into our collective need for a vacation, HBO's 'The White Lotus,' Hulu's 'Nine Perfect Strangers' and Fox's 'Fantasy Island' offer varying levels of pandemic-era comfort and escape

“A Simple Pleasure”: How Two Reality Veterans Plan to Lure Viewers to ‘FBoy Island’

On first viewing, reality dating show FBoy Island may seem to appeal to a specific audience. But creator Elan Gale says that as viewers stick around to see the first season evolve, the new HBO Max offering is actually “a show you can talk about with your family.” That’s also why the show’s title was […]

This Week in TV: ‘Outer Banks,’ ‘FBoy Island,’ More Olympics

The Olympics roll into their second week, with track and field and medal rounds in some team sports taking center stage. As such, it’s a pretty light week for premieres on broadcast and cable from July 29-Aug. 4, but there are a decent number of streaming debuts on tap — ranging from Netflix’s YA drama Outer […]