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'Better Call Saul' Star Rhea Seehorn Reflects On Game-Changing Episode and Her Emmy…

The actor reflects on Kim Wexler's moves: "She's imploding, and she's absolutely desperate."

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‘Better Call Saul’ Star Rhea Seehorn Reflects On Game-Changing Episode and Her Emmy Nominations

[This story contains major spoilers for Better Call Saul’s “Fun and Games.”] It’s been quite a week for Rhea Seehorn as the actor is still on cloud nine following not one but two Emmy nominations for her performances on AMC’s Better Call Saul and Cooper’s Bar. It’s also been quite a night for Kim Wexler, […]

‘Desus & Mero’ Done at Showtime as Pair Splits

Desus & Mero is no more at Showtime. The premium cable outlet says the late-night talk show hosted by Desus Nice and The Kid Mero won’t return. The news comes amid reports of a falling out between the two hosts. “Desus Nice and The Kid Mero will be pursuing separate creative endeavors moving forward,” Showtime […]

‘Powerpuff Girls,’ ‘Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends’ Reboots in the Works

New versions of two beloved Cartoon Network shows are in development, with the creator of both guiding them. Reboots of The Powerpuff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends are in the works at Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe. Craig McCracken, who created both series, is attached to the two projects. McCracken began his animation career at […]

Martin Lawrence Boards AMC’s ‘Demascus’

Martin Lawrence is headed back to television. The comedian and actor has joined AMC’s upcoming series Demascus in a recurring role. He’ll appear in three of the show’s six episodes as the title character’s (Okieriete Onaodowan) Uncle Forty. The part will mark Lawrence’s first TV role since the 2014 sitcom Partners, where he starred with […]

‘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, […]

‘Peaky Blinders’ Climbs Streaming Charts After Final Season Release

Stranger Things remained a clear No. 1 in the streaming rankings for the fourth straight week, but a new show took the second spot overall. Peaky Blinders ascended to the No. 2 slot following the release of its final season on Netflix (it’s a BBC show in the U.K. but a Netflix original in the […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Pits Elisabeth Moss Against Yvonne Strahovski for Season 5

When The Handmaid’s Tale returns, June will be gearing up for an all-too-familiar battle. The trailer for the fifth season of Hulu’s hit dystopian drama sets Elisabeth Moss’ starring character up against her living former abuser, Serena (Yvonne Strahovski). Though at times throughout the Gilead-set series, the two women have had their moments of allyship, […]

‘Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head’ Series Gets Paramount+ Premiere Date and Trailer

Hide the lighters. Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head series will arrive on Paramount+ Aug. 4, MTV Entertainment Studios announced Thursday. Along with the premiere news, a trailer for the series dropped, which features all the key elements fans have come to expect from the classic adult cartoon: crass jokes, buffoonery and, of course, fire. Mike […]

Will Packer Media Taps Sabrina Wind to Lead Scripted Development, Production

Will Packer Media has a new person leading its scripted TV efforts. Producer Sabrina Wind has joined the company as head of scripted television and production. She’ll be in charge of developing and producing Will Packer Media’s TV projects and working with creators and producers. She’ll report to the company’s president, Alix Baudin. “I am beyond […]

‘The Bear’ Earns Quick Season 2 Renewal at FX/Hulu

The Bear is roaring back at FX. The Disney-backed basic cable network has handed out a speedy season two renewal for its critically acclaimed dark comedy starring Jeremy Allen White. The series, which launched all eight episodes June 23 on FX’s hub on Hulu, has an impressive 100 percent rating among critics and 92 percent […]

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Releases Second Teaser Trailer

Prime Video has released a new 2½-minute teaser trailer for its anticipated The Lord of the Rings series, The Rings of Power. The footage gives fans a more extensive look at the show’s rendition of Middle-earth and its sprawling ensemble cast as they come together to fight a nameless evil. “It will not just be […]

Tyra Banks, Alfonso Ribeiro Set as ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Hosts on Disney+

Dancing With the Stars will look very similar when it returns for its 31st season in the fall on its new home on Disney+. Tyra Banks will return for her third season as host of the reality competition series and be joined by former DWTS winner Alfonso Ribeiro, who will serve as co-host. Len Goodman, […]