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Critics Choice Awards: Seth Rogen Roasts Telecast for Presenting Two Winners at Once, Jokes He May Be “First Jew on The CW in History”

If Seth Rogen is booked to present at a major Hollywood awards show, you can count on him to go off-script. The star of The Fabelmans and Pam & Tommy, who angered Emmys producers in 2021 when he took aim at that show’s COVID-19 protocols while presenting the first award of the evening, turned up […]

Pamela Anderson Refuses to Read Lily James‘ Letter About ’Pam & Tommy’ Role

Pamela Anderson has been pretty candid that she’s been displeased with Hulu’s Pam & Tommy series depicting her 1990s relationship with Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. Now in a New York Times interview, Anderson says Pam & Tommy star Lily James wrote her a handwritten letter where the Downton Abbey actress apparently expressed that she […]

Danny Strong, Shonda Rhimes and Other Limited Series Showrunners on Their Emmy-Nominated Series

This year’s limited series race is a competitive one: three Hulu shows are up against titles from Netflix and HBO, and four of the nominees tell captivating and hard-to-believe true stories of greed, fraud and public humiliation. Creatives behind each nominated series — Dopesick‘s Danny Strong, The Dropout‘s Elizabeth Meriwether, Inventing Anna‘s Shonda Rhimes, Pam […]

How Costumes in ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Only Murders in the Building’ and ‘Pam & Tommy’ Helped Land the Jokes

Black-ish (ABC) Michelle Obama is coming to dinner! Obviously, the best-dressed family on television would bring their sartorial A-game, thanks to nine-time Emmy nominee Michelle Cole — earning her fifth nom for her work on the final season of the Kenya Barris-created sitcom. While hosting the 44th first lady (playing herself), the Johnsons invited the […]

“We Were Able to Completely Exist and Believe That We Were These People”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Pam & Tommy’ Stars Lily James, Sebastian Stan

Pam & Tommy stars Lily James and Sebastian Stan were just as shocked by their transformations into Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, respectively, as the rest of the world was. “There was a conversation about me being involved really early on, and I was incredibly surprised — dumbfounded — and I suppose that spiked my […]

‘Pam & Tommy’ Insiders on Why Talking-Penis Role Was Recast in Favor of Bigger Name

In the second episode of Hulu’s Pam & Tommy, starring Lily James and Sebastian Stan as notorious ’90s couple Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, a new character pops out. While high on ecstasy, Stan’s Lee has a heady conversation with his penis, who encourages Lee to keep up his promiscuous ways. At a finale event […]

Nick Offerman on Finding Inner Sleaze for ‘Pam & Tommy’ and Strong Sexual Chemistry With His Spirit Awards Co-Host

Don’t refer to Nick Offerman as a “master” woodworker. The label slightly irks him as he knows woodworkers who devote every moment to the profession, and thus are masters of the craft. Skilled woodworker? Offerman will accept that. Skilled woodworker — and dynamite actor? Even better. He certainly is busy. As Offerman gears up to […]

Critics’ Conversation: Winter TV Offered Hope Beyond the Hype

Despite buzzy big-name reboots, Shonda’s new show and, yes, a talking penis, less flashy options — a sitcom about teachers, a series with autistic leads and a Kansas-set character study — were the true standouts over the past few months, THR’s TV critics say.

‘Pam & Tommy’ Director Lake Bell Explores “Personal, Cathartic” Episode Four

[This story contains spoilers for Pam & Tommy episode four] The party is over. The fourth episode of Pam & Tommy has arrived, and with it, a revelation for some and a reminder for others, of just how devastating the tape situation was for Pamela Anderson (Lily James). To this point, the Hulu limited series […]

Why Sebastian Stan and Lily James “Screamed Into Pillows” While Filming ‘Pam & Tommy’

Sebastian Stan and Lily James went to great — and loud — lengths to play famed ’90s couple Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee in the upcoming Hulu miniseries Pam & Tommy. Both actors stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday to promote the series, which debuts today, about the real-life duo’s whirlwind marriage over four days […]

This Week in TV: ‘Pam & Tommy,’ Winter Olympics, ‘South Park’

The Winter Olympics begin this week, with blanket coverage across several NBCUniversal networks and platforms. While that will cover hundreds of hours on those outlets, there are still a fair number of other debuts from Feb. 2-8, including a Hulu series about the time we all learned the term “sex tape,” the long-awaited return of […]

Hulu’s ‘Pam & Tommy’: TV Review

Lily James, Sebastian Stan, Seth Rogen and a talking penis star in an eight-episode limited series that traces the origins and aftermath of the Pamela Anderson/Tommy Lee sex tape.