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Impeachment: American Crime Story

Crafting a Political Antihero in ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’

Sarah Paulson earned her eighth Emmy nomination this season for her portrayal of Linda Tripp on FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story, delivering a nuanced and compelling portrait of the civil servant whose involvement in the Clinton-Lewinsky affair made her a household name after she handed over taped phone calls between herself and Monica Lewinsky (played […]

How ‘Gaslit,’ ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ Makeup Pros Turned Sean Penn, Sarah Paulson Into Historical Figures

As Sean Penn’s prosthetic makeup and hair designer on Gaslit, Kazu Hiro had to turn the two-time Oscar winner into former U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell. That meant a full face of prosthetics. (Penn also wore a bodysuit to change his frame. “We wanted to make it look believable,” Hiro explains, “but not to pile […]

Ryan Murphy’s ‘American Crime Story,’ ‘Pose’ Leave Netflix to Stream on Hulu

Hulu has picked up streaming rights for Ryan Murphy’s series Pose and American Crime Story — meaning all of the producer’s shows will for FX will now live under the same streaming roof. The two shows will move from Netflix to Hulu after the former’s license for them expired. Pose and American Crime Story will […]

Why the Cathartic Release of Female Rage Dominated 2021’s TV Plotlines

During one of the most hilariously tragic moments of Succession‘s third season, we witness Shiv Roy (Sarah Snook), the scion of a global media empire, down a drink at a blowout birthday bash and unleash herself on a half-filled dance floor. She writhes and rollicks in a kind of danse macabre, letting out all the […]

Events of the Week: ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!,’ ‘Squid Game’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Tick, Tick… Boom!, Squid Game, Cowboy Bebop and Belfast. LACMA Art + Film Gala  The star-studded annual affair, often affectionately referred to as […]

‘Impeachment’: Beanie Feldstein on the Grueling, Surreal Filming of Monica Lewinsky’s Interrogation

[This story contains spoilers for “Man Handled,” episode six of FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story.] Beanie Feldstein did exhaustive research before playing Monica Lewinsky in FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story. She also became friends with Lewinsky, who’s a producer on the limited series, during the making of the show. Yet when it came to filming […]

‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’: 5 of the Series’ Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

When Impeachment: American Crime Story makes its debut Sept. 7, it won’t be light on star power. As is often the case with Ryan Murphy television, the producer has larded his latest FX series with an array of familiar faces, some of them from the Murphy universe (Sarah Paulson, Judith Light); some of them new […]

‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ Team on Collaborating with Monica Lewinsky, Awaiting Clinton Reaction

After three years in development, Impeachment: American Crime Story is now just days away from being shown to the world — and to the subjects it depicts, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Ann Coulter, Matt Drudge and Paula Jones. “I feel nervous,” writer and exec producer Sarah Burgess admitted to The Hollywood Reporter at the […]

This Week in TV: ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story,’ ‘Money Heist,’ College Football

The run-up to the fall TV glut begins this week, with high-profile cable and streaming premieres — including the third installment of FX’s American Crime Story — on tap for Sept. 2-8. The fall sports calendar also begins in earnest with a big weekend of college football. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and […]

Beanie Feldstein and Sarah Paulson in FX’s ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’: TV Review

The latest season of Ryan Murphy's acclaimed anthology series revisits the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal of the late 1990s, focusing on the women at its center.

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘Impeachment’ Creator on Getting Monica Lewinsky’s Story Right

Welcome to Episode 134 of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executive and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

“There’s Been Fights, There’s Been Tears”: The Making of ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’

When word first leaked that Ryan Murphy would be centering an upcoming installment of his American Crime Story on the events that led to Bill Clinton’s impeachment, Monica Lewinsky couldn’t help but panic. It was early 2017, and the former White House intern turned Clinton paramour had only recently reclaimed her narrative, a herculean task […]