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“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Drama Showrunners

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Drama Showrunners

“We fight, we drink and we love.” That’s how Lee Daniels sums up the spirit of his Empire’s writers’ room. Tensions can run high behind the scenes of a hit show, and Daniels embraces the chaos.

The Biggest Laughs from “CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Comedy Actors”

The Biggest Laughs from “CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Comedy Actors”

From Fred Armisen revealing his dream collaborator to Jordan Peele divulging the strangest notes from Comedy Central, these clips will give you an insider’s look into the world of TV’s top comedy actors.

“BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER” Season 2 Set to Premiere Fall 2015

“BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER” Season 2 Set to Premiere Fall 2015

SundanceTV announced that it has renewed BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER for a second season of six episodes including: Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), Kerry Washington (Scandal), Lena Dunham (Girls), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin), and Clark Gregg (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.).

Critics Rave About “Astonishing” Third Season of “RECTIFY”

Critics Rave About “Astonishing” Third Season of “RECTIFY”

In the wake of RECTIFY’s “riveting”, “transcendent” season three finale, EW, Hitfix and others call the series a “gorgeous”, “unique” standout among TV’s best drama.

Who Should Martin Wind Up With?

Who Should Martin Wind Up With?

Martin might’ve needed spy lessons, but he pretty much nailed the art of seduction. Annett, Yvonne, Linda, Crystal… who wold you pick as his ideal mate?

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Comedy Actors

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Comedy Actors

This week on CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, Ricky Gervais (Derek) kicks off our roundtable of the year’s most buzzed-about Comedy Actors by talking about the most frustrating thing about comedy today: subjectivity.

The Biggest Laughs from “CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Comedy Actresses”

The Biggest Laughs from “CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Comedy Actresses”

From Tracee Ellis Ross revealing the worst audition of her life to Lena Dunham venting about the worst actor to ever grace the set of Girls, these clips will give you an insider’s look into the world of TV’s best comedy actresses.

10 Shows That Surprisingly Never Won an Outstanding Series Emmy

10 Shows That Surprisingly Never Won an Outstanding Series Emmy

Critical raves, fan favorites, cult followings … shows like “The Gilmore Girls” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” had it all, but they still went home empty-handed when it came to Emmy season. But despite the lack of trophies, they’ve all earned their place among the greats in television history. Here are 10 shows that prove that winning isn’t everything…

Shorts on SundanceTV Launches an Encore “RECTIFY” Short Film Festival

Shorts on SundanceTV Launches an Encore “RECTIFY” Short Film Festival

On the heels of the RECTIFY season three finale, sundance.tv has launched the second installment of The RECTIFY Short Film Festival, bringing fans an expanded array of diverse shorts produced, created and/or headlined by the cast of the Peabody Award-winning series. This installments brings shorts from Ray McKinnon, Aden Young, J. Smith-Cameron and more.

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Comedy Actresses

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Comedy Actresses

In CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: COMEDY ACTRESSES, Amy Schumer reveals how the self-deprecation in her humor is directly related to being a woman in comedy.

Which “RECTIFY” Season 3 Episode is Your Favorite? Vote Now

Which “RECTIFY” Season 3 Episode is Your Favorite? Vote Now

Season 3 of RECTIFY took us on an emotional roller coaster. Read the recaps and vote for your favorite episode.

Emmy Insider: Pick the Best Comedy

Emmy Insider: Pick the Best Comedy

In the lead up to the Emmys, we’re talking to actors and actresses, showrunners and reality show hosts and producers to get the true stories of what goes on behind the scenes. On CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, you’ll hear from Emmy-nominated actresses like Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer), Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live),…

“HuffPo,” “A.V. Club” Applaud “Rectify” as “The Best Show on Television”

“HuffPo,” “A.V. Club” Applaud “Rectify” as “The Best Show on Television”

With its third season finale fast approaching, RECTIFY garners louder and louder acclaim from critics who call it “the show that digs the deepest into America’s troubled criminal justice system”, “wholly representative of real life… nothing unrealistic within it”, and “the best show on television.”

(Spoilers Ahead!) 8 Terrific Twists from “THE HONORABLE WOMAN”

(Spoilers Ahead!) 8 Terrific Twists from “THE HONORABLE WOMAN”

SPOILER ALERT! With a Series Marathon of the Emmy-nominated THE HONORABLE WOMAN fast approaching, it’s time to relive some of the most intense and surprising moments from the critically-acclaimed thriller. Sir Hugh (Stephen Rea) uncovers assassination plots, Nessa (Maggie Gllyenhaal) and Atika’s (Lubna Azabal) share a dangerous secret, Dame Julia (Janet McTeer) tries to keep a cover-up under wraps… these are just a few of moments that kept fans on the edge of their seats.

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Drama Actors

“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER” Recap: Drama Actors

“It starts with the material,” says Tim Hutton, summing up the consensus of our panelists on CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: DRAMA ACTORS. And good material doesn’t just happen in film anymore—TV networks are setting a new bar with their bolder, risker content.

Relive Some of the Most Surprising Moments from “RECTIFY” Season 3 (So Far)

Relive Some of the Most Surprising Moments from “RECTIFY” Season 3 (So Far)

SPOILER ALERT! With the Season Finale of RECTIFY fast approaching, it’s time to relive some of the most the intense and surprising moments from the Season 3. From Senator Foulkes’ stroke to Amantha’s revealing speech at the Thrifty Town conference, here are the moments that have kept us on the edge of our seats.

Top 10 “Billboard” Hot 100 Hits of the 1980s

Top 10 “Billboard” Hot 100 Hits of the 1980s

Break out the wind machines and the synthesizers! If love getting down to DEUTSCHLAND 83′s soundtrack, we’ve got an extra treat for you. Listen up for Olivia Newton John, The Police and more…

5 Ways to Enjoy “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Marathon Even More

5 Ways to Enjoy “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Marathon Even More

Interviews with the cast. Confidential files on the characters. Quizzes on each episode. Behind the scenes photos of the stars. And a special interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Season Recap

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Season Recap

At the height of the second Cold War in 1983, East German spymaster Lenora Rauch taps her young nephew, Martin, to infiltrate NATO General Wolfgang Edel’s staff in West Germany.

Which “DEUTSCHLAND 83” Episode Is Your Favorite? Vote Now

Which “DEUTSCHLAND 83” Episode Is Your Favorite? Vote Now

From East to West, DEUTSCHLAND 83′s thrilling season kept us on the edge of our seats, but which episode was your favorite? Read the recaps then vote in the poll below.

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist: The Very Best of 1980s

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist: The Very Best of 1980s

Can’t get enough of the SundanceTV spy thriller, DEUTSCHLAND 83? To celebrate the finale, we’ve compiled all the virtual 1983 mixtapes into one epic playlist–with hits from The Police, Culture Club and more–that’ll keep you rockin’ all night long.

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Recap: Episode 108 (Able Archer)

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Recap: Episode 108 (Able Archer)

Stamm listens to radio reports of the nationwide manhunt for him in progress, which is blocking his way across the East German border.

Generals Jackson and Edel move on to the second phase of Able Archer.

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist curated by Creator Anna Winger

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist curated by Creator Anna Winger

With every new episode of DEUTSCHLAND 83 comes a new playlist. To celebrate the explosive finale, series creator Anna Winger has given us her 1983 playlist. She would also like to note that she would add the entire “Flashdance” album, all of “Thriller,” and the entire “Synchronicity” album by The Police. Check out the playlist below:

“Vulture,” “Vox” Laud “DEUTSCHLAND 83″ As “Gripping” and “Blissfully Funny”

“Vulture,” “Vox” Laud “DEUTSCHLAND 83″ As “Gripping” and “Blissfully Funny”

This week, critics rave about DEUTSCHLAND 83′s “tense” penultimate episode, while Vox and Vulture recommend the series to TV fans everywhere.

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist curated by Composer Reinhold Heil

“DEUTSCHLAND 83″ Playlist curated by Composer Reinhold Heil

Just in time for the season finale, this week’s virtual 1983 mixtape was created by DEUTSCHLAND 83 composer and German rocker, Reinhold Heil. Check out his top 80′s tracks, including songs from Grace Jones and New Order.