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Events of the Week: ‘Shrinking,’ ‘The 1619 Project’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Shrinking, The 1619 Project and Freeridge. Fear premiere The cast and crew of the psychological horror film walked the red carpet in Los Angeles on Saturday. Television Academy Foundation’s “The Power of TV: Reshaping […]

Harrison Ford Talks Taking on Comedy and His Recent Pivot to TV With ‘Shrinking’

After five decades as a movie star, Harrison Ford has started his 2023 out by headlining two new TV series: Yellowstone prequel 1923 and Apple TV+ comedy Shrinking. The latter series, co-created by Jason Segel, Brett Goldstein and Bill Lawrence, follows Segel as a grieving, widowed therapist pushing the ethics of his profession, with Ford […]

‘Shrinking’ Creators on Harrison Ford, Therapy and ‘The Muppets’

Welcome to the 199th 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 […]

‘Shrinking’ Review: Harrison Ford Keeps Jason Segel’s Wobbly Apple TV+ Dramedy Afloat

The actors lead a series, created by Segel and 'Ted Lasso' alums Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein, about a grieving therapist trying to get his life back on track.

Next Big Thing: ‘Shrinking’ Star Lukita Maxwell Talks Improv with Harrison Ford, Pursuing Comedy

Lukita Maxwell always wanted to pursue acting but didn’t know it was possible without industry connections. “I thought that actors were just all nepotism babies,” Maxwell says. “If you were born into acting, you were born into royalty, and I couldn’t act because I wasn’t born into a family of actors.” Now, she’s starring alongside […]

Harrison Ford and Jason Segel Are Therapists on the Emotional Edge in ‘Shrinking’ Trailer

Jason Segel is a spiraling therapist, grieving the loss of his wife, in the official trailer for AppleTV+’s Shrinking. In the nearly three-minute look at the series — written by Segel, Brett Goldstein and Bill Lawrence — the How I Met Your Mother alum breaks all the rules of therapy and begins telling his clients […]

The 10 Most Anticipated New Scripted TV Shows Coming in 2023

If 2022 will be remembered as the year that Game of Thrones won the battle to be crowned the next, uh, Game of Thrones, 2023 might go down as the year that Peak TV finally peaked. Yes, there are still literally hundreds of new scripted TV shows making their way to streaming platforms and many […]

Jessica Williams Joins Harrison Ford, Jason Segel in Apple’s ‘Shrinking’

Apple’s Shrinking is coming into focus. Jessica Williams has joined the cast of the comedy series starring Jason Segel and Harrison Ford. Additionally, James Ponsoldt (The Circle) has signed on to direct multiple installments of the 10-episode series, including the pilot. Picked up to series in October, Shrinking revolves around Jimmy, a grieving therapist (Segel) […]