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‘P-Valley’ Creator Katori Hall, Ja Rule, Mike Tyson Mourn Takeoff After Fatal Shooting

P-Valley creator Katori Hall, Ja Rule, Mike Tyson Jemele Hill and former NAACP Legal Defense Fund president Sherrilyn Ifill are among the public figures mourning the death of Migos rapper Takeoff. The 28-year-old rapper, born Kirshnik Khari Ball, died after a shooting early Tuesday outside of a bowling alley in Houston, a rep for Migos […]

‘P-Valley’ Renewed for Third Season at Starz

Starz is going back to the valley. The Lionsgate-backed premium cable network has handed out a third-season renewal for its critically praised drama P-Valley. The renewal for the series from creator-showrunner Katori Hall arrives more than two months after the sophomore season wrapped its 10-episode run. According to the cabler, season two averaged nearly 10.3 […]

Guest Column: ‘P-Valley’ Creator Calls on Other Showrunners to Depict Abortion

“All them pro-lifers only be pro-life ’til the baby be born,” quips Mercedes (Brandee Evans) as she ushers her pregnant 14-year-old daughter, Terricka (Azaria Carter), past fuming protesters at the only abortion clinic in all of Mississippi. A crowd spewing forth hatred and judgmental prayer while holding Black Lives Matter signs flanks an entrance that, […]

‘P-Valley’ Stars Tease “Stripped Down and Vulnerable” Season 2 Featuring New Music From Megan Thee Stallion

After a nearly two-year hiatus, P-Valley — which introduced viewers to Mississippi strip club The Pynk and its staff — will take things even deeper during its 2020-set season two, said star Nicco Annan. “It’s really about being stripped down, about being vulnerable, exposed,” Annan told The Hollywood Reporter at the show’s Los Angeles premiere […]

‘P-Valley’ Creator Katori Hall on Season 2 of the Starz Stripper Drama

Welcome to the 172nd episode 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, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

Starz’s ‘P-Valley’ Season 2: TV Review

Katori Hall's Mississippi Delta strip club drama returns with a second season set in 2020 amid the COVID pandemic and the summer of racial injustice protests.