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Emmys: Winners of Color Equally Split Behind and In Front of Camera

At the 74th annual Emmy Awards, there were just as many winners from the global majority honored for their achievements behind the camera as in front of it. To be clear: Out of 25 competitive categories presented live during the Primetime Emmys telecast, seven awards went to people of color, or to programs fronted by […]

‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘The White Lotus’ and ‘Yellowjackets’ Among Top Winners at LGBTQ Critics’ Dorian TV Awards

Abbott Elementary, The White Lotus and Yellowjackets were among the top winners at the GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ Dorians TV Awards, which were announced Wednesday. The shows took home the awards for best TV comedy, miniseries and drama, respectively. Bob’s Burgers, Heartstopper, Squid Game and The Other Two were also among the winners. […]

Emmys: Sydney Sweeney, Bill Hader, Julia Garner Earn Nominations for Multiple Shows

Jerrod Carmichael, Julia Garner, Bill Hader and Sydney Sweeney are among the stars who earned 2022 Emmy Awards nominations for multiple projects when the list of nominees was announced Tuesday. Marking her first-ever Emmy nominations, Sweeney was nominated for best supporting actress in a drama series for HBO’s Euphoria and best supporting actress in a […]

Amy Schumer, Hasan Minhaj Among Just for Laughs Award Winners

Just for Laughs has unveiled star power for its 2022 JFL Awards, with Amy Schumer set to receive the comedy person of the year trophy. Schumer will receive the top award in Montreal as she brings her Amy Schumer: Whore Tour to Just for Laughs for a July 30 date at the Place des Arts. […]

Jerrod Carmichael on Dave Chappelle’s Anti-Trans Comedy and Cancel Culture Comments: “It’s an Odd Hill to Die On”

Jerrod Carmichael is offering his thoughts on comedians amid perceived “cancel culture,” in particular Dave Chappelle. In a GQ magazine profile, Carmichael reflected on a text message he received from his 15-year-old niece after he came out to his family. He then publicly identified as gay during his HBO special Rothaniel released in April. The comedian noted […]

“Cancellation’s Just to Give Boring People Something Interesting to Talk About”: Jerrod Carmichael, Danny McBride and THR’s Comedy Actor Roundtable

“These are big questions,” Jake Johnson noted, just before he got real about his Hollywood path, which at different points along the way had left him feeling underwhelmed and disillusioned. It was the Minx star’s first appearance on a Hollywood Reporter Roundtable, and he half-jokingly admitted that he’d come to it with something entirely different […]

Jerrod Carmichael on Why He’s “Thankful” for Ellen DeGeneres and Making Gay Jokes Before Coming Out

Jerrod Carmichael made his return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday as part of the talk show’s final season. While there, the duo opened up about their shared high-profile coming out experiences and the impact DeGeneres had on the Rothaniel comedian. Carmichael opened the honest back-and-forth, explaining his desire to connect with DeGeneres the last […]

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Rothaniel’ and Jerrod Carmichael’s Stunning Act of Faith

The comedian’s recent HBO special is part of a new wave of intimate, introspective stand-up, but it's also a masterful tightrope walk between different kinds of storytelling.

‘SNL’: Jerrod Carmichael Says Lorne Michaels Told Him to “Heal the Nation” by Addressing Oscars

In the cold open of the April 2 episode of Saturday Night Live, Fox & Friends hosts Alex Moffat’s Steve Doocy, Mikey Day’s Brian Kilmeade and Heidi Gardner’s Ainsley Earhardt had James Austin Johnson’s President Donald Trump address Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars ceremony on March 27. “I did see slap. I […]

Jerrod Carmichael Shares Personal Coming-Out Experience in HBO Special ‘Rothaniel’

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael publicly shares that he is gay in his new HBO special Rothaniel, premiering Friday night. In Rothaniel, the comedian, who is set to host Saturday Night Live this weekend, details coming out while sharing stories about his family history, including one that recalled the moment he caught his father cheating on his […]

‘On the Count of Three’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael's 'On the Count of Three' follows two best friends (Carmichael and Christopher Abbott) who've decided to kill themselves at the end of the day.

“Everyone Sounds Like a Virgin” on Sitcoms: ‘Barry,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘Shrill’ and The Hollywood Reporter Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

Bill Hader, David Mandel, Ali Rushfield, Tanya Saracho, Alan Yang and Jerrod Carmichael let loose on secrets of the writers room and the horrors of marketing posters during The Hollywood Reporter's Comedy Showrunner Roundtable.