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‘Ms. Marvel’ Boss Unpacks the Finale, ‘X-Men’ Ties and Exploring Partition

Welcome to the 177th 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, […]

Listen to 50-Plus Emmy Nominees’ ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast Episodes

Fifty-three guests of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast were recognized with Primetime Emmy nominations on Tuesday morning. You can find their names — and links to listen to their episodes — below. You also can click here to subscribe for free to the podcast, providing you with access to all of our past episodes and […]

Breaking Down the Past and Future of ‘Stranger Things’

Welcome to the 176th 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 […]

‘Pam & Tommy’ Editor Reflects on Scene That Was a “Pivotal Turning Point”

Talking about reteaming with her I, Tonya director Craig Gillespie on Pam & Tommy, Oscar-nominated editor Tatiana S. Riegel describes the stories Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, and that of Tonya Harding, as “misunderstood.” “I actually find them kind of similar, the two stories,” Riegel says in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Behind the Screen podcast. […]

How ‘Bridgerton’ Composer Kris Bowers Set Up a “Dangerous Connection” in Season 2

Bridgerton composer Kris Bowers made sure Anthony Bridgerton and Edwina Sharma’s first dance had an “alluring, almost darkness to it,” through his score. Most readers now know this is a doomed relationship, as Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) and Edwina’s sister, Kate (Simone Ashley), fall in love. “The music has a darker element to it, and it […]

How FX/Hulu Cooked Up ‘The Bear’; Plus the Best TV of 2022 (So Far)

Welcome to the 175th 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, […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Lizzo (‘Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls’)

“Even my ‘off’ is pretty ‘on,'” laughs Lizzo, the wildly popular, Grammy-winning, exuberant singer-songwriter, as we sit down at the dining room table in her Hollywood Hills home to record an episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast. The 34-year-old superstar has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “an artist who has […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Elle Fanning (‘The Girl From Plainville’ and ‘The Great’)

Elle Fanning is a gifted actress who is already a widely respected veteran at the age of just 24. She is the younger of two sisters — Dakota is four years older — who both made tremendous impressions as child performers en route to impressive careers as young adults, with no major personal bumps along the […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Isabel May (‘1883’)

Isabel May is one of the most promising young stars in Hollywood. She’s a 21-year-old who was until recently known, if at all, for playing one of the two leads on the Netflix sitcom Alexa & Katie, which ran from 2018 through 2020; a recurring part on the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon during that same […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Ronan Farrow (‘Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes’)

“It’s patience, it’s empathy, it’s trying to really listen to someone and their concerns, both in an interview and also in conversations about whether they’re going to give an interview, and also it’s bringing yourself,” says Ronan Farrow, one of the most consequential investigative journalists of our time, when asked during a recent recording of […]

‘Loot’ Creators on Celebrating Maya Rudolph (and Not the Wealthy)

Welcome to the 174th 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, […]

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Director Reveals Most Challenging Dinosaur to Create

For Colin Trevorrow, closing out the Jurassic World franchise was a balancing act that combined two generations of casts while wrapping up decades worth of storytelling. The filmmaker and his team also were responsible for 27 different dinosaurs, 10 of which had never been in a Jurassic film in the past. Among them all, one […]