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Why ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Actor Jeff Hiller Deserves an Emmy Nomination

Of all the joys on television over the past year, one of the purest has been HBO’s dramedy Somebody Somewhere, created by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen — and of all the gems in the series, one of its brightest is Jeff Hiller’s Joel. Bridget Everett’s Sam might be the protagonist, and every character down […]

‘Hacks’ and ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Lead Dorian TV Nominations

HBO Max’s Hacks and HBO’s Somebody Somewhere are among the nominees for the 14th Dorian TV Awards, unveiled Thursday by the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA). (Full disclosure: The Hollywood Reporter’s Tyler Coates is a member of the organization.) Both Hacks and Somebody Somewhere led the nominations with five honors each, including for best LGBTQ […]

Mike Hagerty, Actor on ‘Friends’ and ‘Somebody Somewhere,’ Dies at 67

Mike Hagerty, a beloved character actor best known for his role in Friends, has died. He was 67. Hagerty’s agent, August Kammar, told The Hollywood Reporter that he passed away on Thursday. HBO, the network behind Somebody Somewhere, a series on which Hagerty starred, shared a statement with THR on Friday: “We are very saddened […]

Critics’ Conversation: Winter TV Offered Hope Beyond the Hype

Despite buzzy big-name reboots, Shonda’s new show and, yes, a talking penis, less flashy options — a sitcom about teachers, a series with autistic leads and a Kansas-set character study — were the true standouts over the past few months, THR’s TV critics say.

Bridget Everett’s ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Renewed at HBO

HBO is going back to Kansas. The WarnerMedia-backed premium cable network has handed out a speedy second season order to Somebody Somewhere, the comedy inspired by star Bridget Everett’s family in Kansas. The series, from creators and showrunners Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen debuted Jan. 16 to rave reviews. The comedy currently has a 100 […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: Bridget Everett on Exposing Her Softer Side in HBO’s ‘Somebody Somewhere’

Welcome to the 153rd 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 […]