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Billy Porter Returns to FX With First-Look Deal

Billy Porter is returning to FX in a new capacity. The Emmy-winning Pose grad and his newly launched Incognegro production company has signed a first-look deal with the cable network for whom he once starred for three seasons on the groundbreaking drama from creator Steven Canals. Under the pact, Porter will create and develop new […]

Gracie Awards: Melissa McCarthy, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Tamron Hall Among Honorees

Melissa McCarthy, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Tamron Hall are among the high-profile women being honored by the 2022 Gracie Awards. The 47th annual event, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, will honor talented women in TV, radio and digital media. Additional honorees include Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Kaitlyn Dever, Ellen K, […]

Banff Rockie Awards: ‘Yellowjackets,’ ‘Pose’, ‘Starstruck’ Among Nominated Series

The nominations for the Banff World Media Festival’s Rockie Awards have been announced, with American and British TV producers set for their usual competition shoot-out in the Canadian Rockies. U.K. TV shows earned 59 nominations, followed closely by American series with 54 nominations. The Banff Rockies prize-giving will be streamed live June 13 as part […]

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the Best Episodes of 2021

Daniel Fienberg and Angie Han break down their favorite episodes of the year, with installments of 'Squid Game,' 'Hacks,' 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'Yellowjackets' and 'WandaVision' making the cut.

Experts Weigh In: Who Should Win — And Who Will Win at the Emmys

BEST DRAMA SERIES WILL WIN: The Crown (Netflix) The Handmaid’s Tale has one more acting nomination (10), The Mandalorian the same total (24), and this is the last chance to honor Lovecraft Country and Pose, but Netflix will snag its first series win for season four of Peter Morgan’s show about the British royals. — […]

Outfest Trans and Nonbinary Summit Celebrates the Post-‘Pose’ Era of Queer Representation

On Saturday afternoon, Outfest attendees gathered on Sunset Boulevard’s Directors Guild of America for the festival’s fifth annual Trans & Nonbinary Summit. Following a week of film screenings, premieres and events, the summit featured multiple programs including a panel — “Post-Pose: The Future of Trans and Nonbinary Storytelling” — followed by a screening of shorts […]

‘Pose’ Showrunner Steven Canals on How the Series “Lives at the Intersection of Education and Entertainment”

Pose has been a life-changing experience for co-creator and showrunner Steven Canals. The FX series, which has earned an Emmy nomination for outstanding drama series for its third and final season, is set against the Harlem ball scene in ’90s New York City. Featuring an incredible ensemble cast led by Emmy nominees Billy Porter and […]

Script to Scene: ‘Pose’ Writer Details Personal Connection to Finale Moment

In Pose’s series finale, Blanca (Mj Rodriguez) delivers the news to a young patient that she has tested positive for HIV. The scene mirrors one from the FX show’s pilot, which aired in June 2018, in which Blanca learned of her own HIV-positive status. “We wanted this to be the final moment for Blanca, where […]

​​’Pose’ and ‘The Politician’ Makeup Pro Reveals Secrets Behind Her Emmy-Nominated Work

Sherri Berman Laurence has earned two Emmys for in the outstanding makeup for a limited series or movie (non-prosthetic), first in 2014 for HBO’s The Normal Heart and again in 2019 for FX’s Fosse/Verdon. This year, she’s earned her sixth and seventh career Emmy nominations, both in the outstanding contemporary makeup (non-prosthetic) category for Netflix’s […]

How Emmy-Nominated Drama Series and Docuseries Spotlighted What the History Books Ignored

The opening moments of HBO’s postmodern superhero miniseries Watchmen were nothing short of terrifying: A panicked Black couple and their young son race through the fiery streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, witnessing — and narrowly avoiding — mass slaughter while white supremacists destroy a thriving district commonly referred to as “Black Wall Street.” Since […]

Imagen Awards: ‘Selena: The Series,’ ‘Love, Victor’ Among Top Nominees

The nominations for the 36th annual Imagen Awards have been announced. Among the top nominees for this year’s awards, which recognizes an array of Latinx talent, storytelling, and diverse programs, are Netflix’s Selena: The Series and Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado, Hulu’s Love, Victor, La Llorona, HBO Max’s Veneno and FX series’ Mayans M.C. and Pose. La Llorona, Mucho […]

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

ALIA SHAWKAT (Search Party, HBO 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 who have acted opposite so many acclaimed performances that you simply assume they’ve been nominated for Emmys previously. I feel […]