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Emmy-Nominated Series ‘Off Script With The Hollywood Reporter’ Gets Second Season at AMC Networks

The Hollywood Reporter on Monday announced the return of its Emmy-nominated series Off Script With The Hollywood Reporter. In a partnership with AMC Networks, the second season of the show will premiere May 24, at a new time of 10 p.m. PT/1 a.m. ET, exclusively on IFC and streaming on AMC+. New episodes will continue […]

The Hollywood Reporter Announces Partnership with AMC Networks on Series ‘Off Script With The Hollywood Reporter’

The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday announced a partnership with AMC Networks’ SundanceTV and AMC+ for the new TV series Off Script With The Hollywood Reporter. THR’s famed Roundtables, which have become a hallmark of career achievement for A-list talent from Jennifer Lawrence and Pedro Pascal to Martin Scorsese and Lady Gaga, will be reimagined for […]

Yvonne Orji on Embracing Her “Endearing” Christianity and “Crazy” Hollywood

Yvonne Orji, like so many of her peers, is eager to get back to work. But as she Zooms from her Los Angeles home office in mid-August, she’s mostly itching to get out of town. “When the strikes end, and I think it’ll be soon, everyone is going to be bat-crap crazy — so get […]

Anthony Anderson, Yvonne Orji, Nicole Byer Set for Because They’re Funny Comedy Festival in D.C.

Why are Anthony Anderson, Yvonne Orji and Nicole Byer going to D.C. in October? Because They’re Funny. The comedy festival, taking place the weekend of Oct. 6-8 at The Wharf on the capital’s southwest waterfront, is a new event from Nice Crowd, which has produced the American Black Film Festival for more than two decades […]

‘The Blackening’ Review: Tim Story’s Sharp and Witty Subversion of Horror Tropes

A Juneteenth reunion weekend turns fatal in this slasher satire starring Yvonne Orji, Jay Pharoah and Melvin Gregg.

Issa Rae Shares How Personal Fear Inspired Her Work Amplifying Underrepresented Voices at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala

Issa Rae received a standing ovation when she was honored with the Equity in Entertainment Award at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime, held Wednesday at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Yvonne Orji presented her Insecure co-star with the Equity in Entertainment Award, which recognizes individuals who amplify the […]

Janelle Monáe, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kim Kardashian, Margot Robbie Among Presenters at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala

Jamie Lee Curtis, Kim Kardashian, Janelle Monáe, Carey Mulligan, Margot Robbie, Seth Rogen and Yvonne Orji are set to present at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime. In addition, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey will keynote the event, taking place Dec. 7 in Los Angeles. Rogen will present the Sherry […]

“It Feels Like Graduation”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Issa Rae and Cast of ‘Insecure’

Five months after the release of the series finale, the cast and creators of Insecure are back together. The group, including series creator and star Issa Rae, showrunner Prentice Penny, and castmembers Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Kendrick Sampson, Amanda Seales, and Christina Elmore reunited for a THR Presents conversation (powered by Vision Media) dedicated to the end […]

Critic’s Notebook: Saying Goodbye to ‘Insecure’ and Its True Love Story

Issa Rae’s HBO series was stylish and funny, but its complex portrait of a deep, tumultuous friendship between two Black women is its most potent legacy.

Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards Honor ‘Spencer,’ ‘The Harder They Fall’ and ‘The Lost Daughter’

Kristen Stewart, Regina King, Maggie Gyllenhaal and more kicked off award season Saturday night by honoring those who work behind the camera during the 11th annual Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards, presented by Los Angeles Confidential magazine. Sponsored by Hamilton watches and Los Angeles Confidential magazine, the event, held at the Avalon Hollywood, honors those who […]

‘Insecure’ Star Yvonne Orji to Host 2021 International Emmys

Insecure star Yvonne Orji will host this year’s International Emmy Awards, organizers announced Friday. The Nigerian-American actress and comedian, a Primetime Emmy nominee herself for her performance as Molly in the hit HBO series, will present the 49th International Emmy Awards in front of a crowd of international and U.S. industry guests at the Great […]

Issa Rae on How ‘Insecure’ Will Be Remembered After Its Final Season: “It Was for Us, by Us”

When HBO broke the news in January that the fifth season of Insecure would be its last, the internet broke into collective tears — and outrage. “I didn’t anticipate how much in their feelings people would be and how much they would put on us to deliver,” co-creator and star Issa Rae told The Hollywood […]