Charles Kimbrough, Anchor Jim Dial on ‘Murphy Brown,’ Dies at 86
Charles Kimbrough, the Emmy-nominated actor best known for his splendid decade-long portrayal of staid network anchor Jim Dial on Murphy Brown, has died. He was 86. Kimbrough died Jan. 11 in Culver City, his son, John Kimbrough, told The New York Times. A veteran of the stage, Kimbrough received a Tony Award nomination in 1971 […]
Jim Parsons Embraces Being a “Late Bloomer”
Jim Parsons is learning to like control. For nearly his entire career, the actor best known for a 12-season run starring on The Big Bang Theory has been almost exclusively invested in delivering the best performances possible. Even after one of those massive deals to stay put at the late sitcom birthed a shingle, That’s […]
‘Spoiler Alert’ Review: Jim Parsons Brings Heart and Conviction to Michael Showalter’s Rom-Com Tearjerker
Ben Aldridge co-stars in this moving adaptation of TV journalist Michael Ausiello’s relationship memoir, also featuring Sally Field and Bill Irwin.
Ryan Murphy Guest-Edits Hollywood Reporter’s Inaugural Pride Issue
The prolific showrunner and director collaborates with the entertainment publication on its first-ever issue honoring Hollywood's 50 Most Powerful LGBTQ Players.
Critic’s Notebook: Why Ryan Murphy’s ‘Hollywood’ Revisionism Rankles
The TV auteur has blended fairy tale and history to rewarding effect in shows like 'Pose,' but his latest effort is full of misguided progressivism.
Mayim Bialik’s ‘Call Me Kat’ Ordered to Series at Fox
Fox is solidifying its comedy roster. The independent broadcaster, which on Monday became the first network to reveal its plans for a novel coronavirus-impacted fall schedule, picked up an 11th season of the animated hit 'Bob's Burgers' and handed out a series order to the multicamera effort 'Call Me Kat,' starring Mayim Bialik.
‘Hollywood’: TV Review
With 'Hollywood,' creators Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, working with writer-director Janet Mock, bring Netflix a hopeful but frustratingly naive alt-historical look at 1940s Tinseltown.
‘Special’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix
This holiday season is a special time of year for Ryan O'Connell. Netflix has renewed Special, the Emmy-nominated shortform comedy series based on O'Connell's memoir, for a second season. The semiautobiographical series, exec produced by Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons, will return for an additional eight episodes. It's unclear if the comedy — which received […]
Greg Berlanti, Jim Parsons Team for LGBTQ-Focused Docuseries at HBO Max
Greg Berlanti and Jim Parsons are teaming for an LGBTQ-focused docuseries set up at HBO Max.
Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons Reunite for Fox Comedy
Fox is staging a 'Big Bang Theory' reunion of sorts, as Mayim Bialik is reteaming with her former onscreen husband, Jim Parsons, for a Fox multicamera comedy called 'Carla.'
Emmys: 18 Memorable LGBTQ Winners and Nominees
Ahead of the 2019 Emmy Awards, take a look back at memorable LGBTQ winners and nominees, including Lily Tomlin, Ellen DeGeneres, Ryan Murphy, Wanda Sykes, Jim Parsons, Neil Patrick Harris, Jane Lynch, Laverne Cox, RuPaul Charles, Ricky Martin and Jonathan Van Ness.
‘Big Bang Theory’ Director Reflects on Emotional Final Episode: “I Felt a Lot of Pressure”
With 244 episodes of the hit CBS series 'Big Bang Theory' under his belt, director Mark Cendrowski breaks down how he shot the emotional ending.