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Emmy Noms: ‘Good Lord Bird,’ ‘Girls5eva,’ ‘Master of None’ Snubbed; ‘Emily in Paris,’ ‘The Boys’ Surprise

Despite critical accolades and prognosticators expecting The Good Lord Bird and Girls5eva, executive produced by Emmys favorite Tina Fey, to score multiple nominations on Tuesday morning, the Showtime and Peacock series only earned one nomination each and were left out of the major limited and comedy series categories, respectively. In a particularly competitive year for […]

How COVID-19 Crushed Five Episodes Dedicated to Aziz Ansari’s Character on ‘Master of None’

A new season of Netflix’s Master of None debuted last month with a new subtitle, “Moments in Love,” and two new leads, Naomi Ackie and previous supporting player (and Emmy winner) Lena Waithe, playing a married couple living in upstate New York as they argue, make up and decide whether to start a family. By […]

“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 profession for the same reason she was. “OK, raise your hand if you were a middle child,” she said. But, to her shock, no one did. […]

‘Master of None’ Co-Creator Alan Yang on Making Lena Waithe the Focus: We “Don’t Want to Do the Same Thing Over and Over Again”

Alan Yang graduated from Harvard at 19. At 25, he was already on staff at comedy favorite Parks and Recreation. And by 2016, he’d won his first Emmy for his celebrated co-creation, Master of None. Alan Yang rarely takes his sweet time with anything. That is, until it came to the latest season of the […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘Master of None’ Boss on Season 3’s Big Changes; Upfronts Wrap

Welcome to Episode 120 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, executive and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

This Week in TV: ‘In Treatment,’ ‘Master of None,’ Finales Aplenty

The close of the September-to-May TV season is upon us, which means a huge number of season and series finales airing on the broadcast networks, along with a sizable helping of premieres on cable and streaming outlets as the summer season kicks in. Among the later are a new version of HBO’s In Treatment, season […]

‘Master of None’ Season 3 Trailer Revealed by Netflix

The long-awaited third installment of the romantic comedy series co-created by Aziz Ansari features a very different storyline.

MGM, ‘Queen & Slim’ Director Melina Matsoukas Strike First-Look Film Deal

Matsoukas and MGM Film Group's Pamela Abdy collaborated on the feature debut that starred 'Get Out' actor Daniel Kaluuya and newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith.

Amy Adams to Star in ‘Nightbitch’ Adaptation for Annapurna

After an auction, Annapurna Pictures has landed the rights to turn Rachel Yoder’s upcoming debut novel Nightbitch into a feature film, with Amy Adams to star.

As Annapurna Teeters, Why Are So Many Rooting for Megan Ellison to Fail?

As her Annapurna Pictures faces financial headwinds, Megan Ellison should be praised for her commitment to critically acclaimed films instead of facing skepticism about a turnaround.

Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in August

Take a look at the titles that will disappear from Netflix next month.

Critic’s Notebook: Un-Demonizing Muslims, One Comedy at a Time

Using charm, humor and universal themes, a pair of Netflix shows and a big-screen rom-com are providing a timely corrective to Trump-era alarmism about Muslims.