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“Hey, We’re Dirtbags, Too”: Amy Schumer, Selena Gomez, Tracee Ellis Ross and THR’s Comedy Actress Roundtable

“There’s this myth in Hollywood that women aren’t supportive of each other,” says Tracee Ellis Ross, and frankly, its perpetuation ticks her off. “Because we have each other’s backs, and today has been an example of that.” The Black-ish star is referencing her early May conversation with some of TV’s funniest women: Abbott Elementary’s Quinta […]

Vanessa Bayer on Embracing Her QVC Dreams and Its “Most Beautiful Language” With ‘I Love That For You’

When Vanessa Bayer left Saturday Night Live in 2017 after seven seasons, she had two project ideas in mind she hoped to pursue: something exploring home shopping networks, after loving them so much as a kid, and another on her journey with childhood leukemia. Cut to five years later and she has co-created and is […]

Showtime’s ‘I Love That for You’: TV Review

The comedy stars Vanessa Bayer as Joanna, a survivor of childhood cancer who lands her dream job working at a home-shopping channel alongside her hero, longtime host Jackie (Molly Shannon).

Molly Shannon Celebrates Women Creating “Sea Change” in Hollywood: Women in Entertainment

Molly Shannon opened The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment gala, presented by Lifetime, on Wednesday by celebrating the women who have created “a sea change” in the entertainment industry. After welcoming the audience at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, Shannon took time to address the event’s honorees, including Sherry Lansing Leadership Award […]

Molly Shannon Reflects on Double Duty Roles in ‘The White Lotus’ and ‘The Other Two’, Teases Memoir

Molly Shannon gravitated toward extremes in 2021, playing a terminally compassionate talk show host who’d rather collapse than complain about her taxing schedule on HBO Max’s The Other Two and a monstrous mother-in-law on the HBO satire The White Lotus. In reality, the comedy legend presents herself as much closer to the former — though, […]

Molly Shannon Reveals How Tragedy Inspired Her Comedic Career and ‘SNL’ Character Mary Katherine Gallagher

Molly Shannon has made audiences laugh for years, notably during her time on Saturday Night Live, but the comedic actress has a tragic past that she’s mostly kept quiet about. However, she opened up about that tragedy in an interview posted Sunday by The Los Angeles Times. When Shannon was 4, her mother, younger sister […]

Vanessa Bayer-Molly Shannon Comedy Ordered to Series at Showtime

Showtime is moving forward with its Vanessa Bayer-Molly Shannon comedy. The premium cable network has handed out a series order for I Love This for You, co-created by Bayer and based on her own story of overcoming childhood leukemia. Cybill Shepherd, who was set to co-star in the series, is no longer involved as her […]

HBO’s ‘The White Lotus’: TV Review

'Enlightened' creator Mike White returns with a six-episode satire about the guests and staff of a Hawaiian resort, featuring Connie Britton, Steve Zahn, Jennifer Coolidge and more.

Molly Shannon to Star in Vanessa Bayer Showtime Comedy

Two Saturday Night Live standouts are joining forces at Showtime. Molly Shannon has been tapped to star opposite Vanessa Bayer in the premium cable network's comedy pilot Big Deal. The Showtime comedy is one of multiple offers Shannon had this pilot season. Picked up to pilot in November, Big Deal is inspired by Bayer's past. […]

‘Horse Girl’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Jeff Baena's fourth film, 'Horse Girl,' stars Alison Brie as a homebody whose life has become a mystery.

Carey Mulligan Seeks Revenge in ‘Promising Young Woman’ Trailer

Carey Mulligan spends her nights pretending to be too drunk to function and waits for a "nice guy" to take care of her before she seeks her revenge in Focus Features' first 'Promising Young Woman' trailer, from 'Killing Eve' showrunner Emerald Fennell.

The Memorable Guest Stars of ‘Seinfeld’: Where Are They Now?

In honor of the 30th anniversary of 'Seinfeld's' series premiere July 5, 1989, take a look at what memorable guest stars like Lauren Graham, Kristin Davis, Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross, Molly Shannon, Debra Jo Rupp, Courteney Cox, Kathy Griffin, Brenda Strong and Jon Favreau have been up to since they appeared on the NBC sitcom.