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“Whyyy Do I Do This?”: Kaley Cuoco, Jean Smart, Lena Waithe and the THR Comedy Actress Roundtable

At one point during The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Comedy Actress Roundtable, Hacks star Jean Smart paused the rollicking conversation to poll her peers, certain they were drawn to the…

From ‘Bridgerton’ to ‘The Flight Attendant,’ 5 Writers Detail Book-to-Screen Adaptation Journeys

Bridgerton (Netflix)  Book: The Duke and I (Bridgertons #1) by Julia Quinn (Avon Books, 2000, 384 pages)  Translating a beloved book series to the screen is not for the fainthearted…

‘Shrill’ Showrunner Breaks Down Fred Armisen Guest Scene: “Fred Was Happy to Help Aidy”

Alexandra Rushfield, showrunner of Hulu's Shrill, takes THR inside a scene from the third season that follows her protagonist, Annie, to a record shop, where her distracted boss, Gabe, meets with an…

‘Shrill’ to End With Season Three at Hulu (Exclusive)

The Aidy Bryant comedy's third and final season will roll out this spring.

Awkwafina, Issa Rae, Reese Witherspoon and More on Taking on Producer Roles: “I Maybe Love Producing More Than Being On-Camera”

To achieve their creative ambitions, actresses including Aidy Bryant, Nicole Kidman, Hailee Steinfeld, Kerry Washington, leveraged power by taking on producer roles in addition to their onscreen…

How ‘Ramy,’ ‘Awkwafina,’ ‘Work in Progress’ Creators Mined Their Lives for Comedy

Some of the year's strongest comedies shine because the creators weren't afraid to use their biographies for humor — and growth.

‘Shrill’ Renewed for Season 3 at Hulu

Hulu is bringing Shrill back for a third season. The streamer has handed out an eight-episode renewal for the Aidy Bryant-led scripted comedy from exec producer Lorne Michaels. The series, produced…

Aidy Bryant on How Hulu’s ‘Shrill’ (and Lizzo) Has Changed Her

The 'Saturday Night Live' star also addresses her future on the series, the season 45 hiring controversy and why she won't stop asking for more.

Critic’s Notebook: TV’s Fat Women Are No Longer a Joke

Fat women on TV have traditionally been funny sidekicks or sad sacks obsessed with losing weight, but shows like 'Shrill', 'Work in Progress' and 'Euphoria' have been changing the narrative.

‘Shrill’ Season 2: TV Review

Aidy Bryant returns as a journalist finding her voice on the second season of Hulu's zeitgeist-chasing 'Shrill.'

Critic’s Notebook: An Ode to 2019’s Sweet TV Dopes

In 2019, shows like 'The Good Place' and 'Superstore' found their emotional anchors in kindhearted but simple-minded bros.

“All Body Types Can Be Badass”: Aidy Bryant, Niecy Nash and TV’s Positivity Push

Plus-size actresses open up about the barriers to success and the movement toward body inclusivity.