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‘911’ Renewed for Season 7 — at ABC

ABC is responding to a 911 call. The Ryan Murphy-produced procedural is ending its run on Fox after six seasons and moving to ABC for its seventh season. Spinoff 911: Lone Star, meanwhile, has been renewed for its fifth season and will remain on Fox. Disney’s 20th Television owns both 911 and Lone Star. Fox’s […]

Netflix and Ryan Murphy’s ‘Monster’ Anthology to Focus on Menendez Brothers in Season 2

Netflix and Ryan Murphy have found their next Monster — or rather, a pair of them. The second installment of the anthology series from Murphy and Ian Brennan will focus on Lyle and Erik Menendez, the brothers convicted of murdering their parents, José and Kitty, at their Beverly Hills home in 1989. The umbrella title of […]

All the Details on Kim Kardashian Starring in ‘American Horror Story’ Season 12 (Exclusive)

Kim Kardashian is joining the Ryan Murphy Repertory Company. The reality star, entrepreneur, podcaster and pop culture icon just signed on to star in the upcoming 12th season of FX’s American Horror Story, in a role specifically written with her in mind. She joins returning AHS star and serial Murphy collaborator Emma Roberts in the […]

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez to Receive Visibility Award from Human Rights Campaign

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has a date with Human Rights Campaign later this month. The Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning Pose star has been selected to receive the HRC Visibility Award at the organization’s Los Angeles gala at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live on March 25. “Through her extraordinary talent, courage, and determination, Michaela […]

How a Top Art Adviser Helps Clients Like Ryan Murphy and Greg Berlanti Build Meaningful Collections

Ryan Murphy and husband David Miller, Netflix’s Bela Bajaria and her husband Doug Prochilo, Greg Berlanti and Robbie Rogers, and Joel and Sarah Mchale are among the Hollywood names who work with art adviser Joe Sheftel in building their art collections. “Joe has been great in helping us focus and translate our passions into visual […]

‘Fargo’ Writer Lee Edward Colston II Returns to the Stage With L.A. Debut of His Play ‘The First Deep Breath’

Lee Edward Colston II is difficult to neatly define, and that’s by design. A former prison guard and MMA fighter who graduated from Juilliard’s inaugural acting MFA program in 2016, Colston has since pivoted to being an actor, writer, director and teacher. Now his play The First Deep Breath, a family drama set in Philadelphia […]

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez Responds to Ryan Murphy-Led Standing Ovation for History-Making Golden Globes Win

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez hadn’t yet made it to the dance floor at the Golden Globes official afterparty (hosted by HFPA in partnership with Billboard) inside the Beverly Hilton before she was swarmed by well-wishers and revelers congratulating her on a big night. Rodriguez was not a nominee at the Jan. 10 ceremony but did receive […]

Golden Globes: Ryan Murphy to Receive Carol Burnett Award for TV Career Achievements

Ryan Murphy has a date with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The TV mogul has been confirmed to receive the Carol Burnett Award at the Golden Globes on Jan. 10, one of the night’s highest honors opposite the Cecil B. DeMille Award, which is headed to Eddie Murphy. Murphy, a five-time Globes winner and 16-time […]

‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ Author on Breaking Up the Modern Marriage for Hulu

Welcome to the 193rd 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 […]

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Monster,’ ‘The Watcher’ Renewed at Netflix

After breakout successes from Ryan Murphy’s two latest Netflix series, the streamer is doubling (and tripling) down on both. Netflix has ordered two additional installments of Monster after huge viewing figures for its Jeffrey Dahmer-focused season and picked up a second season of The Watcher. The former will become an anthology series a la Murphy’s […]

Critics’ Conversation: Dragons, Dahmer and Other Fall TV Phenomena

Four blockbuster streaming and cable series dominated the discourse — raising questions about the benefits of weekly, rather than binge-friendly, rollouts — but there were less flashy and expensive gems to discover as well.

Ryan Murphy Defends Dahmer Netflix Series

Ryan Murphy discussed his two smash hits for Netflix in a new profile with The New York Times and addressed some of the criticism around the biggest one, Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. The limited series about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has become the biggest hit of Murphy’s prolific career, notching big streaming […]