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‘The Kominsky Method’ Showrunner on the Daunting Task of Finishing the Series Without Alan Arkin

Chuck Lorre insists he was consumed with gratitude when he found out his passion project, The Kominsky Method, had been Emmy-nominated for its third and final season. “That people thought well enough of the show to include it, how can you not feel grateful?” he says. After all, Lorre is exceedingly aware of the seemingly […]

In an Emmys First, Performers of Color Comprise at Least Half of Drama Lead Categories

As awards bodies continue to diversify their selections and there are fewer first-time breakthroughs to achieve, it becomes increasingly instructive to look at racial and ethnic diversity by percentage – not to mention more efficient, as nominees of color in each awards class nowadays routinely number in the double-digits. Overall, performers of color comprise 44 […]

“Fear and Desperation Drive a Lot of Comedy”: Bill Lawrence, Chuck Lorre, Darren Star and the Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

Showrunning isn’t for the faint of heart. And yet, for three of the six gathered for The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Comedy Showrunner Emmy Roundtable — PEN15‘s Anna Konkle, Chad‘s Nasim Pedrad and The Upshaws‘ Wanda Sykes — it’s only half the job. “I think I’ve tried to hire all three of you individually to [star […]

This Week in TV: ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Kominsky Method,’ Tulsa Massacre Remembered

Summer schedules for the broadcast networks get rolling in the next week, with a half dozen shows beginning their seasons. The next seven days also brings the final season of a Netflix awards contender and several specials marking the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and […]

Kathleen Turner Joins ‘Kominsky Method’ Final Season

Kathleen Turner will return to Netflix's 'Kominsky Method' following news of Alan Arkin's departure.

‘The Kominsky Method’ Loses Star Alan Arkin for Final Season

Alan Arkin, who toplined Chuck Lorre comedy The Kominsky Method alongside Michael Douglas, will not return for the third and final season of the Netflix series.

Emmys: Where to Stream the Nominated Series

Check out where to stream the comedy, drama and limited series nominated for multiple 2020 Emmys, listed in alphabetical order.

Emmys: Breaking Down the Odds for Best Actor in a Comedy Series

A clear frontrunner has yet to emerge among these hopefuls for leading man in a comedy series.

‘Kominsky Method’ Boss Chuck Lorre on Overseeing Five Shows in Zoom Writers Rooms

The showrunner explains why he was surprised by the outstanding comedy series Emmy nomination, how he's been balancing his busy schedule in quarantine and what it'll take to get his shows back into production.

‘The Kominsky Method’ to End With Season 3 on Netflix

Netflix is calling a wrap on 'The Kominsky Method.' The Chuck Lorre comedy starring Michael Douglas will end after its third season.