This week, on CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, our panelists represent a mix of reality television producers and hosts. Their mantra, as summed up by Cat Deely, the host of So You Think You Can Dance, is simple:
Unless you’ve had to worry about your significant other biting your head off, your relationship worries are nothing compared to the praying mantis’.
Leave it to the French to take well-trodden territory, like zombies coming back to life, and turn the subject into something new and utterly compelling. THE RETURNED tosses out the clichés about the undead to address other issues that can arise when a spirit returns to a world that has moved on since their passing.
Fans of DEUTSCHLAND 83 know that the series had it’s fair share of shocking events–including several casualties as Martin/Mortiz learned the ins and outs of spy games. But some of the deaths were the most shocking events of all….
if you could cat an Emmy ballot, which reality competition series would be your pick? Vote for “Dancing With The Stars,” “Project Runway,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “The Amazing Race,” “The Voice” or “Top Chef”!
Running a hit television series is a lot like running a business. There’s hiring, firing, executive orders and total meltdowns. Plus, there’s no rulebook: Every writer’s room is different.
The cast and creative forces behind RECTIFY talk about working with Ray McKinnon, who their favorite guest stars have been, and the secrets to the opening title sequence.
SundanceTV announced today its partnership with with Red Arrow International, Goalpost Pictures Australia and Pukeko Pictures in New Zealand on CLEVERMAN, an epic genre drama featuring a superb ensemble cast led by Scottish actor Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”), Golden Globe® nominee Frances O’Connor (“The Missing”), Deborah Mailman (“The Sapphires”), Hunter Page-Lochard (“The Sapphires”), Rob Collins (“The Lion King”) and Stef Dawson (“The Hunger Games”). It also features designs by Oscar®-winning Weta Workshop. The epic drama will debut in 2016.
These original screenprint-ed tote bags are from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and were designed for diehard fans of the French zombie series THE RETURNED on SundanceTV.
Two powerhouse black actresses, Taraji P. Henson (“Empire”) and Viola Davis (“How To Get Away with Murder”), are nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Will this year mark the first time a black woman has ever won an Emmy in this category?
“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.
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.
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.).
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.
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?
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Season 3 of RECTIFY took us on an emotional roller coaster. Read the recaps and vote for your favorite episode.
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),…
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.”
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.