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‘John Mulaney: Baby J’ Debuts on Streaming Charts

John Mulaney’s first stand-up comedy special in five years got off to a solid start on Netflix. The special, John Mulaney: Baby J, gathered 379 million minutes of viewing for the week of April 24-30, ranking 10th among original series (it premiered on April 25). It’s the second stand-up special to make the Nielsen streaming […]

‘The Diplomat’ Premieres at No. 1 on Streaming Chart

Netflix’s The Diplomat negotiated its way to the top of the streaming charts for its opening week. The drama starring Keri Russell drew 1.3 billion minutes of viewing in the United States for the week of April 17-23 (the series premiered April 20). It finished a little bit ahead of Love Is Blind (1.22 billion minutes) […]

‘The Diplomat,’ Starring Keri Russell, Lands Quick Renewal at Netflix

Netflix is keeping The Diplomat at her post for another season. Less than two weeks after the series debuted, the streamer has renewed The Diplomat for a second season. The political drama, starring Keri Russell as the newly appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom, premiered April 20 and was Netflix’s most watched series for […]

How ‘The Diplomat’ (and Keri Russell) Make Foreign Service Thrilling

Welcome to the 210th 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 […]

Keri Russell on Building Another Complex Onscreen Marriage in ‘The Diplomat’

Keri Russell’s new role all started — sort of — with Christmas dinner. The actress, who has been extremely selective about her jobs since wrapping the Emmy-winning The Americans in 2018, was in the midst of hosting three sets of grandparents for the holidays when word came in to take a Zoom meeting with Debora […]

‘The Diplomat’ Review: Keri Russell Toplines Netflix’s Smart and Diverting Political Drama

The eight-episode series from creator Debora Cahn centers on the newly installed American ambassador to Great Britain.

Keri Russell Faces International and Marital Crisis in Trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Diplomat’

Keri Russell has stepped into her next leading TV role. Netflix has dropped the trailer for The Diplomat, the upcoming political drama that places the Americans star firmly inside the U.S. government. Russell, who is also an executive producer, stars as Kate Wyler, the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom who must prevent a war […]