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‘Scrubs’ Team Would Love to Reunite on Screen

At the end of a Scrubs reunion panel Sunday at the ATX TV Festival, an audience member asked the cast what they thought their characters would be doing now. “You’re asking me to write the reboot in front of you!” series creator Bill Lawrence interjected. The show’s core cast — Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah […]

Zach Braff on ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ Reboot, Getting Buff and Working With “Phenomenon” Florence Pugh

For nine seasons, Zach Braff owned the phrase, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV,” thanks to a successful run starring in the beloved sitcom Scrubs. (It even inspired his breakout iHeart podcast with Scrubs co-star Donald Faison, Fake Doctors, Real Friends.) Now, thanks to his newest gig, he can say with […]

Zach Braff and Donald Faison on Their ‘Scrubs’ Reunion for T-Mobile’s Super Bowl Ad

When T-Mobile approached Zach Braff and Donald Faison to play next-door neighbors in a musical spoof on West Side Story for the telecom giant’s Super Bowl ad touting new 5G home internet, there wasn’t a lot of begging involved. “I really wish we lived next door to each other and we could sit on our […]

Zach Braff Shares Tribute to Longtime Manager, Best Friend Chris Huvane: “The Suffering Is Over”

Zach Braff has responded to the death of Chris Huvane, his longtime manager and best friend who died of an apparent suicide. The actor and filmmaker shared an emotional post on Instagram today, revealing that he “tried and tried” to help Huvane in his years-long battle with depression. “Each time I thought my pep-talk or […]

Zach Braff Joins Lana Condor in New Line Sci-Fi Rom-Com ‘Moonshot’ for HBO Max (Exclusive)

Zach Braff, the actor-turned-director who yesterday snagged an Emmy nomination for directing a comedy series for his work on the hit Ted Lasso, is going back in front of the camera. The actor, who made his name starring in Scrubs and later won an Indie Spirit Award for helming Garden State, has joined the cast […]

Hollywood Stars Stake Claim in Podcast Boom During Pandemic, Report Finds

Hollywood stars entered the podcasting space with aplomb during the pandemic, making up 22 — or 11 percent — of the top 200 new podcasts launched in 2020, according to a report from the podcast app Stitcher on Wednesday. While The Joe Rogan Experience, This American Life and The Daily remained the top three most-listened shows in […]

“How the Hell Are We Going to Do This?”: Lena Dunham, Noah Hawley, Steven Canals and the THR TV Director Roundtable

There’s nothing Zach Braff likes more than directing. It’s where he’s happiest, he says, surrounded by creative people, encouraging them to do their best work. It is also stressful — sometimes hugely so. “I read somewhere that first [assistant directors] don’t live very long, and that’s one of the reasons the DGA has such good […]

Roku Inks Streaming Rights Deal With Saban Films

Streaming video platform Roku is expanding its content push into feature films. The company says that it has signed an exclusive pay-one window deal with Saban Films, covering much of the studio’s 2021 slate. The deal is the first exclusive feature window deal that Roku has signed, with the Saban films set to be available […]

Nick Cordero, Standout Actor in Broadway Musicals, Dies of COVID-19 Complications at 41

Nick Cordero, the charming Tony-nominated actor known for his work in 'Bullets Over Broadway,' 'Waitress' and 'A Bronx Tale the Musical,' died Sunday after a battle with the novel coronavirus. He was 41.

How I’m Living Now: Zach Braff, Actor, Writer and Director

Amid the novel coronavirus, Braff is working on a screenplay, recording a podcast and helping to care for a tragically ill friend.

Zach Braff, Donald Faison Hope Their ‘Scrubs’ Podcast Is a Way to Honor the Medical Community

For nine seasons, Zach Braff and Donald Faison portrayed young doctors and devoted best friends J.D. and Turk, respectively, on the NBC-turned-ABC medical comedy Scrubs. And like the inseparable fictional duo, the duo quickly became close, maintaining their tight friendship a decade after the cult favorite went off the air. Now, the duo are reuniting […]

‘Alex, Inc.’: TV Review

Zach Braff returns to primetime in ABC's new podcasting sitcom, 'Alex, Inc.'