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Emmys: 2022 Nominees Share How They Approached New Onscreen “Thank You” Text Featured During Show

Viewers of the Primetime Emmy Awards will soon see something rolling across the screen during winners’ acceptance speeches — thank you text submitted in advance of tonight’s show. The TV Academy offered nominees the chance to organize their thoughts and gratitude ahead of hitting the Microsoft Theatre stage as a way to allow winners the […]

Hannah Einbinder, Joel Kim Booster, Megan Stalter Among Life Is Beautiful Festival Comedy Lineup

The 2022 comedy lineup for the Life Is Beautiful Festival has been revealed. Among the stars joining the comedy lineup at the three-day Las Vegas music, art, culinary and comedy festival are Hacks stars Hanna Einbinder and Megan Stalter, Fire Island star and writer Joel Kim Booster, and comedy trio Butterboy with Jo Firestone, Aparna […]

‘Hacks’ Renewed for Season 3 at HBO Max

HBO Max is going back to Vegas — and presumably, L.A. The Warner Bros. Discovery-backed streamer has renewed the Emmy-winning comedy series Hacks for a third season. The series starring Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder recently wrapped its critically praised sophomore run and is currently working the Emmy FYC campaign beat. “We congratulate Hacks’ extraordinarily […]

Why ‘Hacks’ Star Hannah Einbinder Prefers Suits and Tuxes on the Red Carpet

Actress and comedian Hannah Einbinder was the breakout star of HBO Max’s comedy series Hacks, earning an Emmy nomination for playing Ava Daniels, an aimless, bisexual young comedy writer who provides jokes for the no-nonsense and brash Las Vegas stand-up comic Deborah Vance (Jean Smart). With the success of the Emmy-winning comedy (it picked up […]

‘Hacks’ Team Celebrates Sophomore Run, Talks “Living Legend” Guest Stars

Coming off three Emmys and two Golden Globes in their triumphant 2021 awards run, the team behind HBO Max’s Hacks finally gathered Monday to celebrate the second season of the pandemic smash hit. Led by its three co-creators, co-showrunners, co-EPs and co-writers — Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky — the Hacks family […]

HBO Max’s ‘Hacks’ Season 2: TV Review

Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder's characters hit the road as the Emmy-winning comedy expands on its story of female friendship and mentorship in the standup world.

‘Hacks’ Star Hannah Einbinder Is Wearing an Armani Tuxedo at Critics Choice Awards (Exclusive Photos)

Carve out a signature style: That’s the advice stylist Kevin Ericson has for clients who are relatively new to the red carpet. And that’s the plan that he and client Hannah Einbinder have carried out since the actress broke out last year on the critically adored HBO Max show Hacks. Einbinder has alternated between classic […]

Zendaya, Jean Smart Recognized at Women in Film Honors

On Wednesday night, the Women in Film Honors: Trailblazers of the New Normal recognized three of this year’s top female creative partnerships, with Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder (Hacks), Marlee Matlin and Sian Heder (CODA), and Zendaya and Ashley Levinson (Malcolm and Marie). The gala, held at the newly opened Academy Museum of Motion Pictures […]

Emmy Nominees on How to Celebrate Safely Amid a Pandemic: “Miss Rona Is No Joke”

Yvette Nicole Brown was the first Emmy-nominated star to hit the red carpet Friday night outside Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood, site of the Performers Nominee Celebration. The actress, recognized for a guest turn on HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show, arrived in a mask, removed it to pose for photos, and promptly put […]

The Dynamic of Creative Collaboration at the Core of ‘Hacks’

The following article was created by our marketing department in collaboration with our partners at Universal Studio Group. Creative collaborations can be a tricky thing, especially when you’re dealing with two dominant personalities who are convinced that it’s their way or the highway. Throw in a generational divide and what you have is a recipe […]

Riding the ‘Hacks’ Bus: Co-Creators, Stars of Hit Series Drop by Comedy Store for Surprise Stand-Up Event

“This is so fun,” Paul W. Downs said as he ascended the final step to reach the top of a double-decker bus parked in front of Andaz West Hollywood. “It’s like episode three.” The scene surely was reminiscent of “A Gig’s a Gig,” the episode of HBO Max and Universal Television’s breakout hit Hacks that […]

“We Wanted It to Feel Like a Show That Has a Life”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder and ‘Hacks’ Creators

In HBO Max’s Hacks, two comic generations collide in the form of an established Vegas stand-up (Jean Smart as Deborah Vance) whose act is getting rusty, and a would-be TV comedy writer (Hannah Einbinder as Ava Daniels), whose nascent career is derailed by an ill-advised tweet. The two stars joined THR Presents, powered by Vision […]