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CBS and Fox Share 2022-23 Ratings Title as On-Air Viewing Continues to Slip

CBS is marking its 15th consecutive season as the most watched broadcast network, and Fox claimed the 2022-23 season among adults 18-49. Each of the seven top broadcasters, however, lost some on-air audience amid the ongoing shift from linear to streaming viewing. CBS finished the September-to-May season, which officially wrapped Wednesday night, with a primetime […]

Peacock to Stream All 2024 Olympics Events Live In a Major Bet by NBCUniversal

NBC is betting big on broadcast TV and its Peacock streaming service for its 2024 Paris Olympics coverage, as it embraces more live coverage of the summer games. NBCUniversal said Thursday that it planned to stream all 2024 Olympics events live on Peacock next year, a first for the summer games (the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics […]

Carol Burnett Toasted by Star-Studded Guest List at 90th Birthday Special: “She’s Exactly the Person That You Hope She Would Be”

Carol Burnett is turning 90 in star-studded style. In honor of the comedy icon’s big birthday, NBC is hosting Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter and Love, a special featuring music, comedy and video highlights from Burnett’s one-of-a-kind career. Julie Andrews, Cher, Amy Poehler, Lily Tomlin, Steve Carell, Laura Dern, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Charlize […]

Ana de Armas Threatens Violence During Wild Sketch Pitch for ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo

Ana de Armas offers some unlikely sketch pitches in the first promo for her Saturday Night Live hosting debut. The actress, fresh off her Oscar nomination for portraying Marilyn Monroe in Netflix’s Blonde, is set to lead the April 15 installment of NBC’s long-running comedy series. Karol G is also making her SNL debut as […]

Maude Apatow Says She Suffered Concussion in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Onstage Accident

Maude Apatow is revealing details about an onstage accident that she suffered earlier this year during her current run in the Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors. The Euphoria actress recently visited NBC’s Late Night, where she spoke with host Seth Meyers about playing Audrey in the theatrical production. After Meyers asked if she […]

People’s Choice Adds Country Music Awards Show

The People’s Choice Awards — and the already crowded field of country music awards shows — are expanding. NBCUniversal will inaugurate the People’s Choice Country Awards on Sept. 28. The awards, the first offshoot of the long-running People’s Choice Awards, will take place at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and air on NBC and Peacock. […]

Jenna Ortega Gives Notes About ‘Wednesday’ Sketch Pitch in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo

Jenna Ortega is sharing her honest feedback about revisiting the viral Wednesday dance in her Saturday Night Live promo. Ortega, who stars in the new horror film Scream VI, makes her hosting debut March 11 on the NBC sketch comedy series. She will be joined by musical guest The 1975, who previously appeared on the […]

NBC Orders ‘Hot Wheels’ Car Makeover Reality Show

NBC has ordered a reality series based on Mattel’s iconic Hot Wheels toys. Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge is a described as a car makeover series where car fans will face off to transform an ordinary vehicle into a Hot Wheels showstopper, inspired by personal stories and pop culture touchstones, in a high-tech, decked-out garage. The […]

Taylor Kinney’s Absence Explained on ‘Chicago Fire’

Taylor Kinney is taking a leave of absence from Chicago Fire, the series he has starred on as fan-favorite Kelly Severide since 2012. The actor’s departure is due to a personal matter, a source close to production confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter following Wednesday night’s episode, which began to handle the shift for the character. […]

Travis Kelce Destroys the Studio as Indiana Jones in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo

Travis Kelce is on an apparent quest for treasure during the first promo for his upcoming Saturday Night Live episode. The NFL star, whose Kansas City Chiefs triumphed at Super Bowl LVII earlier this month, makes his hosting debut March 4 on the NBC sketch comedy series. He will be joined by musical guest Kelsea […]

Peacock/NBC Chief on Streamer’s ‘Poker Face’ Hot Streak, Ad Tier Changes and Lessons From ‘Vampire Academy’

Welcome to the 200th 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 […]

‘Night Court’ Earns Quick Season 2 Pickup at NBC

Following a strong start, Night Court is staying in session at NBC. The network has picked up a second season of the comedy, a sequel to the 1984-92 series that stars The Big Bang Theory alum Melissa Rauch and John Larroquette. The show’s premiere delivered NBC’s biggest comedy audience in more than five years, and […]