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Jackie Strause

Managing Editor, East Coast

Jackie Strause manages the breaking news team out of the New York bureau, covering 24/7 entertainment news and industry reporting. In addition to editing, she also writes TV feature stories and interviews with stars and showrunners. She came to in 2015 and is among the 2022 LA Press Club awards winners for THR's TV coverage on The Live Feed; as well as a 2023 nominee. Jackie previously worked on the digital teams at Yahoo and The New York Post. She graduated from the University of Maryland, with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

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‘The Jinx’ Finally Explains Mystery of Robert Durst Arrest One Day Before TV Confession

For anyone who needed a refresher on The Jinx, the follow-up series to the 2015 true-crime phenomenon that led to the arrest of Robert Durst did just that with its first episode. Except it delved deeper — much deeper — when it took the audience behind the curtain of the murder case against Durst to […]

‘The Jinx’ Filmmakers Revisit That Robert Durst Confession: “We Screamed”

“Killed them all, of course.” Those five words were spoken by Robert Durst when the New York real estate heir, who was still mic’d, walked to the bathroom after completing his interviews for the HBO true-crime docuseries The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst. Durst had been suspected of killing his close friend Susan […]

‘Golden Bachelor’ Couple to Divorce Three Months After Televised ABC Wedding

Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist were the first Golden Bachelor couple, and less than two months after their engagement was revealed on television on Nov. 30, 2023, they tied the knot in the ABC franchise’s first-ever Golden Wedding. Now, about three months after the televised event on Jan. 4, the Bachelor‘s history-making couple have announced they […]

Nicole Brown Simpson Doc in the Works at Lifetime

Nicole Brown Simpson will be getting the docuseries treatment at Lifetime. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Brown Simpson — who was famously found murdered in 1994 outside her Brentwood condominium, along with her friend Ronald Goldman, and whose late ex-husband, O.J. Simpson, was accused and ultimately acquitted of the murder charges — is the […]

The End of ‘Yellowstone’: What Is Known About the Final Episodes

When Yellowstone aired its midseason finale back in January 2023, the future was looking ominous for the Dutton family on the fifth season of the Paramount Network mega-hit series. For a refresher, Jamie Dutton (Wes Bentley) had just thrown down the gauntlet against his sister Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) and father John Dutton (Kevin Costner) […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Boss Can Finally Talk About That ‘Seinfeld’ Ending

[This story contains major spoilers from the series finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “No Lessons Learned.”] Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s ending was long in the making. After 12 seasons and more than 20 years, Larry David’s HBO comedy gem signed off on Sunday night with a classic callback to the Seinfeld series finale, which aired in […]

Morgan Wallen Arrested on Suspicion of Reckless Endangerment in Nashville

Morgan Wallen was arrested and jailed Sunday night in Nashville, according to multiple reports. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the arrest (first reported by Billboard) on Monday via a statement from Wallen’s attorney, Worrick G. Robinson of Worrick Robinson Law. “At 10:53 p.m. Sunday evening, Morgan Wallen was arrested in downtown Nashville for reckless endangerment and […]

‘The Regime’ Creator on Crafting an Ending to Kate Winslet’s Reign

[This story contains major spoilers from The Regime‘s finale.] Will Tracy initially wrote the lead character of The Regime as a man. But then he used a writer’s trick: change one thing in the script and see what comes of it. “It seemed to present a lot of interesting possibilities,” the series creator told The […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Series Finale Puts Larry David on Trial — With a ‘Seinfeld’ Plot Twist

[This story contains major spoilers from the series finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “No Lessons Learned.”] And, that’s a wrap on Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. The series finale of the Emmy-winning HBO improv comedy kicked off with a big circle back to how the final season began, with the ensemble heading to Atlanta to […]

How ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Manifested Bruce Springsteen’s Postponed Tour — and Expect Series Finale “Boomerangs”

[This story contains spoilers from season 12, episode nine of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “Ken/Kendra.”] Life imitated art again with the latest Curb Your Enthusiasm. Or, if you ask show boss Jeff Schaffer, “life imitated silly art.” The silly art he is referring to is when Curb‘s Larry David (played by the real Larry David) gave […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’s’ Conan O’Brien Clearance Storyline Was Based on Hollywood Neighbor

[This story contains spoilers from season 12, episode eight of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “The Colostomy Bag.”] Conan O’Brien made his long-awaited cameo on the latest episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The talk show host — who is a close friend to creator-star Larry David in real life — appeared on the HBO comedy as a […]

Jeremy Renner Makes His Comeback in ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ Season 3 Trailer

Jeremy Renner is back as Mike McLusky in the first trailer for the actor’s Mayor of Kingstown return. The third season of the Taylor Sheridan Paramount+ series marks Renner’s acting comeback following his near-fatal 2023 New Year’s Day snowplow accident. Renner returned to set one year after he was critically injured after being run over by a 14,300-pound […]