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Lacey Rose

Executive Editor, Television

Lacey Rose is the Executive Editor, Television, for The Hollywood Reporter, where she’s written more than 100 cover stories. Her subjects have included mogul Oprah Winfrey, shock jock Howard Stern and the final days at The Wendy Williams Show. She also writes THR’s monthly Table for Two column, which centers on the power players navigating the seismic shifts in the entertainment industry, and moderates THR’s Emmy-nominated Roundtable series. A Duke University alum, Rose has earned numerous awards thanks to her coverage of the business. Prior to THR, she spent nearly a decade on staff at Forbes Magazine in her native New York.

Michelle Wolf Is Blowing Up Stand-Up’s Formula (on Her Dime)

Michelle Wolf is headed back to Netflix. The irreverent comic, who previously fronted both a weekly topical series and a stand-up hour for the streamer, will introduce her latest special, It’s Great to Be Here, on Sept. 12. In a break with tradition, the new entry will roll out in three half-hour installments, all available […]

‘Suits’ Creator on Surprise Resurgence, Potential Spinoffs and Writer Pay

Like seemingly everyone else on the internet, Aaron Korsh and his preteen daughter are bingeing their way through Suits. They’re almost done with seven of the legal dramedy’s nine seasons, and the daughter is enthralled — a huge relief to the elder Korsh, who, incidentally, created the show.   The series stars Patrick Adams as Mike […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ Spinoffs Score New Seasons

RuPaul’s Drag Race continues to expand. MTV and Paramount+ announced Monday that it has greenlit additional seasons of the flagship original along with RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars and Untucked. The news follows the franchise’s nine Emmy nominations, the most of any reality competition series this year. The forthcoming season of Drag Race will mark the show’s […]

Bill Simmons, Alex Cooper, Emma Chamberlain and 36 More on The Future of Podcasting

Ask the most powerful people in podcasting whether we’ve reached “peak podcast” and the answer is a resounding no. Or, more specifically, a “hell no,” an “absolutely not” and a “don’t be ridiculous!” Still, the medium isn’t without its challenges. “Podcasting has gone from being an industry that had a ton of speculative money thrown […]

45 Top Podcasters Reveal Pre-Show Rituals, Role Models and Dream Guests

Rub a little Vaseline on your teeth, fire up a hot latte, do a few mouth stretches and whisper, “It’s showtime!” That’s how the most powerful people in the podcasting business — a mix of hosts, executives and reps featured on THR‘s annual power list — ready themselves before recording their widely-heard shows. As part […]

Former UTA Agent Launches Kids and Family Audio Company With Agency Backing (Exclusive)

Jed Baker has found his next act, owning and licensing podcasts rather than simply selling them. The former UTA agent, who had a hand in TV series deals for podcasts like Dr. Death (Peacock) and Shrink Next Door (AppleTV+) during his agency tenure, has launched Starglow Media, an audio network focused explicitly on kids and […]

FX’s ‘Fargo’ Delays Premiere Amid Dual Strikes

FX’s latest installment of Fargo is being pushed to Nov. 21 amid Hollywood’s dual strikes. Though the series was never publicly dated, multiple sources say it had been circling a release date in September. But with stars including Jon Hamm and Juno Temple unable to promote the fifth chapter in Noah Hawley’s Fargo universe as long as there’s a work stoppage, FX […]

‘Beef’ Creator Lee Sung Jin on his Original Ending, “Life-Affirming” Feedback and Season 2 Plan

For Lee Sung Jin, Beef is the first show that bears his name as the creator and showrunner — it’s also the most of himself he’s ever poured into a project. When the 10 episodes dropped on Netflix in early April, critics fawned over the dark comedy and its culturally specific study of anger, which […]

Even ‘The Bear’ Co-Showrunner Joanna Calo Was Tempted to Have Carmy and Sydney Hook Up

Though The Bear returned for its widely praised second season earlier this summer, it’s the show’s first (and similarly lauded) eight-episode foray that was recently nominated for 13 Emmys, including one for outstanding comedy. Joanna Calo, who writes, runs and directs the culinary series alongside creator Christopher Storer, insists she was never particularly interested in […]

The ‘Narcos’ Showrunner Is Ready to Tackle a New Drug War

Eric Newman didn’t set out to be a writer. In fact, segueing to writing, much less showrunning, wasn’t even his idea. The veteran producer, whose résumé was lined with films like Children of Men and Dawn of the Dead, was down in Colombia making Narcos when, he says, Netflix urged him to take the reins. […]

‘Heartstopper’ Boss Alice Oseman on “Letting the Show Grow Up” in Season 2

[This story contains spoilers from the season two finale of “Heartstopper.”] Alice Oseman hadn’t anticipated the Euphoria comparisons. When the Heartstopper creator released the Netflix adaptation of her viral web comic in the spring of 2022, the comparisons to TV’s other popular teen drama became almost impossible to avoid. “As if there’s a sort of […]

As Stars Strike, Streamers Debate Shelving Shows

In executive suites all over Hollywood, the conversation has turned to whether to air or shelve content. In the wake of SAG-AFTRA’s July 13 decision to join the Writers Guild of America on strike, television executives, like their film counterparts, have found themselves thrust into this debate. Without any clear sense of how long the work […]