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Emmy Snubs: Jimmy Fallon, Oprah, Lena Dunham Not Nominated in Major Categories

Also, no series nominations were received by 'The Americans,' 'Transparent' or CBS All Access' 'The Good Wife' spinoff, 'The Good Fight.'

How Creating ‘The Young Pope’ Was Complicated by the Catholic Church

Italian director Paolo Sorrentino says it was no easy feat creating a show about an American pontiff.

Emmys: Jude Law on His ‘Young Pope’ Character, Comparisons to Trump and Working With a Kangaroo

The star discusses his trippy turn as the scheming Pius III and the pressures of boarding the Harry Potter franchise.

Emmys: How ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Costume Designer Showed “Mental Oppression” Via Shoes

That's just one of the secrets revealed by six costume designers from shows including 'This Is Us' and 'The Crown' as they approached similar ideas — status-defining accessories, 1970s staples and…

MIPTV: European Networks Go for Italian Political Thriller From ‘Young Pope’ Producers (Exclusive)

The historic series '1993' follows the political upheaval that led to the rise of the Trump-esque media personality turned politician Silvio Berlusconi.

European TV Giant RTL Group Reports Record Full-Year Earnings

The parent company of Germany's RTL, France's M6 and 'Young Pope' producer FremantleMedia saw profits and revenue hit new highs thanks to German TV and digital expansion.

Berlin: ‘Young Pope’ Producer Joins Forces With Argentine Director Daniel Burman

Spanish TV giant Mediapro will take a stake in his Buenos Aires-based production company as they co-develop and co-produce high-end drama series.

‘Babylon Berlin’: How the German Series Could Change High-End TV

"It feels like we're living in a pre-war period," says Henk Handloegten, director of the ambitious drama that offers a timely look at pre-WWII Germany.

Fact-Checking ‘The Young Pope’: How Accurate is the HBO Series?

THR checked in with a Vatican expert to find out what the Jude Law-starrer gets right and wrong about the inner workings of the Catholic Church.

Emmy Contenders Rise and Fall Amid Schedule Delays

While the follow-up to FX's 'American Crime Story' is among the limited series being pushed back, HBO looks to capitalize with its slate of minis.

Critic’s Notebook: How HBO’s ‘The Young Pope’ Is Fooling Us All

Yes, it's weird and funny and perfect meme fodder, but the HBO series starring Jude Law as an unconventional American pontiff has deeper issues on its mind.

‘The Young Pope’ Creator on Parallels to Donald Trump — and All Those Memes

Paolo Sorrentino talks with THR about the HBO drama as well as plans for season two.