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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Host ‘Mitchells vs. Machines’ Team at Hamptons Home for Screening

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka opened their Hamptons home and the grounds surrounding it for an outdoor screening of Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. The Machines on Sunday…

Jean Smart Joins Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie in Damien Chazelle’s ‘Babylon’ (Exclusive)

Jean Smart, who is generating significant Emmy Awards buzz thanks to her starring turn in HBO Max comedy Hacks, is the latest bright light to join the all-star cast of Babylon, the ode to…

“Whyyy Do I Do This?”: Kaley Cuoco, Jean Smart, Lena Waithe and the THR Comedy Actress Roundtable

At one point during The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Comedy Actress Roundtable, Hacks star Jean Smart paused the rollicking conversation to poll her peers, certain they were drawn to the…

‘Hacks’ Showrunner: What Jean Smart’s So-Called Comeback Says About Comedy (Guest Column)

It’s been called the Jeanaissance. It’s also been called the Smartaissance. Whatever you call it, the term has taken hold. When I first heard it, I wasn’t sure how to feel. Does…

‘Hacks,’ Starring Jean Smart, Renewed for Season 2 at HBO Max

HBO Max is headed back to Vegas. The WarnerMedia-backed streamer has renewed breakout comedy Hacks for a second season. The news comes mere days before the Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder…

“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…

HBO Max’s ‘Hacks’: TV Review

Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder play comedians on opposing sides of a generational gap in a new dramedy.

‘Mare of Easttown’: TV Review

Kate Winslet stars as a detective who becomes swallowed up by the dysfunctions of her small town in HBO's murder-mystery limited series.

Richard Gilliland, ‘Designing Women’ Actor and Husband of Jean Smart, Dies at 71

He also was a regular on such series as 'Operation Petticoat,' 'McMillan & Wife' and 'Just Our Luck.'

‘Superintelligence’: Film Review

Melissa McCarthy, Bobby Cannavale and James Cordon team up in 'Superintelligence,' a comedy about an AI and the most average person on Earth.

Jean Smart to Star in ‘Miss Macy’ Drama for Amblin Partners

Emmy-winning Jean Smart, fresh off of HBO's 'Watchmen,' is set to star in 'Miss Macy,' a feature that teams Amblin Partners and Tate Taylor.

Cynthia Nixon to Direct Landmark Lesbian Drama ‘Last Summer at Bluefish Cove’ on Broadway

Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner will serve as executive producers on the 40th anniversary run of Jane Chambers' play.