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Bad Wolf CEO Jane Tranter on ‘Doctor Who,’ Dual Strikes and the “Pandora’s Box” of AI

Jane Tranter, the CEO and co-founder of production company Bad Wolf, knows how to get the industry buzzing with hit titles. The Wales-based production juggernaut, majority-owned by Sony, continues to go strong with the likes of epic The Winter King, based on Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling Warlord Chronicles books, and Russell T. Davies’ Doctor Who series. […]

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 50 Best TV Shows of the 21st Century (So Far)

Over the course of a few months, several Zoom meetings, lots of emails and countless Excel spreadsheets, three THR TV critics joined forces to hash out, and rank, what they consider the greatest shows since 2000.

‘Succession’ Creator Jesse Armstrong Settles Debate Over Whether Kendall Roy’s Name Was Underlined or Crossed Out

Succession creator Jesse Armstrong once and for all settled a major debate from its fourth and final season. In the fourth episode of the Emmy-winning series, titled “Honeymoon States,” family and friends of the Roys gather in Logan Roy’s (Brian Cox) home to mourn the death of the family patriarch. During the wake, Frank (Peter […]

“Arson Won Out”: The Democratic Political Consultant on Mapping Out the ‘Succession’ Election Night Episode

As a Democrat who works in professional politics, I live in a perpetual state of worry — an occupational hazard that became more acute in 2016. Ever since Jan. 6, 2021, many of us added a new fear to our lists: election interference. Ahead of the 2022 midterms, teams of lawyers, election experts and grassroots organizers […]

‘Succession’ Director Mark Mylod Talks Shiv and Kendall’s Post-Finale Whereabouts and Roman’s Cut Line

Succession may have wrapped its Emmy-winning four- season run, but feelings from the May 29 series finale linger. Viewers of the Roy family saga were left haunted by the final boardroom face-off among siblings Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Roman (Kieran Culkin), with many wondering how each could have gone on to pick […]

Emmy Nominations 2023: Historic, Record-Breaking and Otherwise Notable Nominees

When the 2023 Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Wednesday morning, Succession, Ted Lasso and The Last of Us were among the TV shows breaking notable records. This year, Succession has 14 acting nominations, tying its record from last year for the most Emmy acting noms for a drama series in a single year. The HBO series scored […]

‘Succession’ Leads an Especially Strong HBO Drama Showing in 2023 Emmy Nominations

In what is at least the third most-pressing matter in Hollywood today, the Television Academy announced nominees for the 2023 Emmy Awards on Wednesday morning — the ultimate accolade for a sector of the entertainment industry that’s all but completely shut down. But this is about good news, right? And the party with most of […]

‘Succession,’ ‘The Bear,’ ‘Last of Us’ Lead TV Critics Awards Nominations

HBO’s Succession and The Last of Us as well as FX/Hulu comedy The Bear lead all nominations for the 39th annual Television Critics Association’s awards. The nominations, voted on by the more than 200 members of the Television Critics Association, also saw HBO and its streaming counterpart, Max, lead all platforms with a combined 20 […]

‘Queen Charlotte,’ ‘The Last of Us,’ ‘1923’ Among Location Managers Guild Award Nominees

The Location Managers Guild International unwrapped its nominations for its 10th annual LMGI Awards for work in film, TV and commercials, which will be presented Aug. 26 at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica. During the ceremony, which also marks the Guild’s 20th anniversary, an award will also be presented for outstanding film commission. […]

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 10 Best TV Shows of 2023 So Far

THR’s TV reviewers choose faves from the first half of the year, including the brilliant final chapter in the Roy family saga, a controversy-stained Netflix standout and an eye-opening (and mouth-watering) food show.

Short Screen Time, Big Impact in the Guest Drama Actress Category

Hiam Abbass, Succession (HBO/Max) The Palestinian actress, who plays Marcia Roy, Logan’s cunning third wife, returned from Milan upon his death and had a showdown with his mistress. She’s had more to do in other seasons but could still ride across the finish line in a wave of support for the show. Storm Reid, The […]

Sarah Snook to Play All 26 Roles in ‘Dorian Gray’ Adaptation in London’s West End

With the dust from the Succession finale still yet to settle, Sarah Snook has landed another major role, joining a stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray heading to London’s West End. Snook is set to play all 26 characters in the production, which comes from Australia’s Sydney Theatre Company and will […]