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Making of ‘Girls5eva’: How the Peacock Comedy Returned With More Songs and Crazier Costumes

In the second season of Peacock’s Girls5eva, the eponymous girl group have bigger plans for their reunited musical act: a new album. Now all in on finally achieving the superstardom they failed to capture in their youth, the foursome — Sara Bareilles’ Dawn, Renée Elise Goldsberry’s Wickie, Busy Philipps’ Summer and Paula Pell’s Gloria — […]

Peacock’s ‘Girls5eva’ Season 2: TV Review

Reunited girl group members Dawn (Sara Bareilles), Summer (Busy Philipps), Gloria (Paula Pell) and Wickie (Renée Elise Goldsberry) race to put out a new album in the second season of the comedy created by Meredith Scardino.

Where to Watch ‘Girls5eva’ Season 2 Online

The comedy series starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps returns May 5 to Peacock.

This Week in TV: ‘The Staircase,’ ‘Blue Bloods’ Finale, ‘Girls5eva’

The scripted true crime adaptation boomlet continues this week with a pair of shows, HBO Max’s The Staircase and Hulu’s Candy, making their debuts. The next seven days also brings the return of Girls5eva, another Star Trek series and several broadcast network finales. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and specials over the next […]

Renee Elise Goldsberry on How ‘Girls5Eva’ Marked a “Forward Circle” in Her Career

Renée Elise Goldsberry is among the more interesting Emmy contenders this year. She’s nominated — but not for the hilarious and celebrated performance she recently delivered in the Peacock comedy Girls5eva. No, Goldsberry is up for her Tony-winning portrayal of Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton — one she delivered in two taped performances in 2016 and […]

Script to Scene: ‘Girls5Eva’ Creator Breaks Down Creating a Character’s Not-So-Glamorous Lifestyle

In this scene from Peacock’s Girls5eva pilot, Renée Elise Goldsberry’s Wickie reveals that she isn’t living the luxurious lifestyle that her former bandmates (including Sara Bareilles’ Dawn) see on her Instagram. “Wickie has been posturing all of these years that she’s this big shot,” explains creator and showrunner Meredith Scardino. When Girls5eva is invited to […]

Emmy Noms: ‘Good Lord Bird,’ ‘Girls5eva,’ ‘Master of None’ Snubbed; ‘Emily in Paris,’ ‘The Boys’ Surprise

Despite critical accolades and prognosticators expecting The Good Lord Bird and Girls5eva, executive produced by Emmys favorite Tina Fey, to score multiple nominations on Tuesday morning, the Showtime and Peacock series only earned one nomination each and were left out of the major limited and comedy series categories, respectively. In a particularly competitive year for […]

Busy Philipps Talks Seth Rogen and James Franco Split, Says ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Creators Tried to “Protect”Her From Industry

Busy Philipps shared her thoughts on Seth Rogen’s distancing from James Franco while reflecting on some of the less savory parts of her early years working in Hollywood during a recent appearance on The Daily Beast‘s The Last Laugh podcast. While speaking about her current series, Peacock’s Girls5Eva, Philipps was prompted to reflect on some […]

‘Girls5eva’ Leads on Infusing Comedy With Music and Highlighting Women in Their 40s

If Ted Lasso was the pure optimism needed to survive 2020, then Peacock’s Girls5eva is the rocking energy for the world that follows. From executive producer Tina Fey and series creator Meredith Scardino, the comedy about a ’90s girl group that gets another shot at stardom embraces imperfection while also serving as a rallying cry […]

‘Girls5eva’ Renewed for Season 2 at Peacock

This news really is five stars. Peacock has handed out a second-season renewal for its buzzy musical comedy Girls5eva. The series, from exec producer Tina Fey and creator/showrunner Meredith Scardino, is fresh off of an eye-catching “5YC” sky-writing Emmy marketing stunt that captivated much of Los Angeles over the weekend. “We are so excited to […]

‘Hacks,’ ‘PEN15’ and ‘Girls5Eva’ Writers Reveal How They Crafted Their Funniest Jokes

A drunken conversation in a casino about bisexuality? Two best friends who are convinced they’re witches? A musical based on Jim Carrey’s oeuvre? Where do these ideas come from? The minds behind these TV shows let us in.

‘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 […]