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‘Abbott Elementary’ Leads TV Critics Awards Nominations

As it turns out, broadcast television isn’t dead after all. ABC’s breakout freshman comedy Abbott Elementary leads all series nominations at the annual Television Critics Association’s awards. The comedy created by and starring Quinta Brunson scored five nominations, topping AMC’s Better Call Saul, Apple’s Severance and Showtime’s Yellowjackets — each of which earned four mentions. […]

‘This Is Us’ Creator, Cast Warn Kate-Toby Split Will “Hit Different”

Now that the end is truly coming into focus, the This Is Us cast is not ready to say goodbye. During a panel with many of the Pearson clan on Friday, the actors who make up the hit NBC family drama reiterated creator Dan Fogelman’s promise that the series finale will deliver and satisfy viewers, […]

‘Halo’ Eyes Third Showrunner for Potential Season 2

Should Halo get a second season at Paramount+, it will be under a new showrunner — the third for the series adaptation of the mega-selling video game franchise. After eight years and a platform switch from Showtime to Paramount+, Halo is set to premiere March 24. The ViacomCBS streaming service has yet to make a […]

James Gunn and ‘Peacemaker’ Team Pull Back Curtain on ‘The Suicide Squad’ Spinoff

The team behind HBO Max’s Peacemaker showed off new footage in a banter-filled panel Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour. A trailer screened for press included Christopher “Peacemaker” Smith (John Cena) in the hospital following the events of The Suicide Squad. He explains to the orderly that he’s supposed to be in jail for […]

‘United States of Al’ Showrunner on Reworking Season 2 Premiere After Fall of Afghanistan

CBS comedy United States of Al had filmed an episode and a half of its second season when the United States began pulling its last remaining troops and diplomatic personnel out of Afghanistan. As the Taliban took control of the country, the show’s writers completely reworked their opening episode. “We guessed wrong and had to […]

‘Ted Lasso’ Leads Winners at TV Critics Awards

Ted Lasso led all winners at the 37th annual Television Critics Association’s 2021 Awards. The Apple TV+ rookie comedy took home wins in three of the five categories in which it was nominated. The Jason Sudeikis football comedy — which led all nominees — earned victory in all three of the TCA’s biggest categories: program of […]

‘Ted Lasso’s’ Hannah Waddingham to Star in Dan Harmon’s Fox Animated Series

Fox has set the voice cast for Dan Harmon’s animated series Krapopolis. Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso), Richaro Ayoade (The IT Crowd, Disenchanted) and Matt Berry (What We Do in the Shadows) will star in the show, the network announced during its time in front of the Television Critics Association on Wednesday. Pam Murphy (Mapleworth Murders, […]

‘The Goldbergs’ to Honor George Segal in Season Premiere

The Goldbergs will play tribute to their patriarch with the show’s ninth season premiere. George Segal died in March, two days before the ABC comedy wrapped production on its eighth season. As such, the show wasn’t able to pay an in-episode tribute to the actor who played Pops on the series (though it did air […]

Steve Harvey to Host Primetime ABC Court Show

Steve Harvey is going to court with ABC. The comedian and Celebrity Family Feud host will star in Judge Steve Harvey, a primetime court show set to air on the broadcast network in 2022. During its time at the Television Critics Association on Thursday, the network also announced a special marking the 50th anniversary of […]

‘Desus & Mero’ Scores Fourth Season Renewal at Showtime

Showtime is extending the tenure of Desus & Mero. ViacomCBS’ premium cable outlet has renewed its late night series for a fourth season in 2022. Showtime also announced during its time at the Television Critics Association Tuesday that it has renewed comedy Flatbush Misdemeanors for a second season and has ordered a pilot for a […]

FX’s ‘Impeachment’ Is “Origin Story for Today,” EP Says

FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story centers the women who were key figures in the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1998. In telling that story, however, it also takes in the divided government of the era, the dawn of internet culture and a heavily competitive media landscape. “I think this is an origin story for […]

‘Ted Lasso,’ Netflix Top TV Critics Awards Nominations

Ted Lasso continues to spread good cheer, with the Apple comedy leading all nominees at the Television Critics Association’s 37th annual awards. Netflix was the most nominated platform. The nominations, voted on by the 200-plus-member group of television critics and journalists from the U.S. and Canada, expanded the field this year to eight nominees in […]