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“We’re Dealing With Even Darker Subjects Than You’ve Seen Before”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘PEN15’s’ Anna Konkle

Few people look back on their early teens without grimacing at the memories. But that doesn’t stop the creators and stars of Hulu comedy PEN15 from staring those memories down in all of…

“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 Th…

Emmys: Hollywood Reporter Critic Highlights the TV Actress Performances Voters Should Not Forget

ALIA SHAWKAT (Search PartyHBO MAX)  I put Shawkat and her HBO Max colleague Cristin Milioti in a similar category of actresses who are so good and who have been in so many good things and…

‘Hacks,’ ‘PEN15’ and ‘Girls5Eva’ Writers Reveal How They Crafted Their Funniest Jokes

A drunken conversation in a casino about bisexuality? Two best friends who are convinced they're witches? A musical based on Jim Carrey's oeuvre? Where do these ideas come from? The minds behind…

‘PEN15’ Star Maya Erskine Cast in Disney+ ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series

The actress, who has also appeared in 'Insecure,' will appear along with Ewan McGregor in the Star Wars project.

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the 10 Best Episodes of 2020

A revelatory 'Ramy' installment, a bravura chapter in an otherwise uneven 'Fargo' season, and superb samples of 'Lovecraft Country' and 'Pen15' were among the year’s highlights.

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘Pen15’ Duo on Season 2 and Navigating Pandemic Problems

'TV's Top 5': 'Pen15' Duo on Season 2 and Navigating Pandemic Problems

‘Pen15’ Season 2: TV Review

Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman's delightfully awkward Hulu comedy continues to evolve beyond thirtysomethings-in-teenage-drag gimmick in season two of 'Pen15.'

Artios Awards: ‘Succession,’ ‘Pose,’ ‘Dead to Me’ Among Casting Society TV, Theater Nominees

The Casting Society of America has announced the TV and theater nominations for the 35th Artios Awards, honoring the contributions of casting directors.

‘PEN15’ Writers Dissect the “Incredibly Isolating” Scene From a Key Episode

Emmy-nominated scribes for 'PEN15' break down an isolating scene from a key episode.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Good Boys’ and the Rise of the Gritty Middle-School Comedy

Recent big- and small-screen depictions of tween life aren't just funny. They're shrewdly examining how kids are growing up faster than ever before.

‘PEN15’ Co-Creator Maya Erskine on Casting Her Own Mother and Season 2 Plans

'PEN15' co-creator Maya Erskine talks about casting her own mother in the series and what's ahead of season two.