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Chippendales is getting the drama treatment. In the first teaser for Hulu limited series Welcome to Chippendales, Kumail Nanjiani stars as Somen "Steve" Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who becomes the unlikely founder of the iconic male revue show. The road to the successful stripping empire is not an easy one, however, and Banerjee is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve his dreams.
FX is making its move into the stand-up arena. The network will drop two comedy specials from Kate Berlant and Byron Bowers on Hulu. Kate Berlant: Cinnamon in the Wind sees the funnylady perform an absurdist set in an intimate space with the mirror reflection of herself. The special was filmed in 2019 but had been unable to find a streaming home until now.
Overwhelmed by Peak TV? Aaron Barnhart is your guide to the good, the great, and the skippable. Subscribe to get all his Primetimer reviews. The Come Up, a docuseries debuting tonight on Freeform, is producer Jessica Chermayeff's attempt to embed us with six glamorous, gender-bending Gen-Zers living their most fabulous lives in lower Manhattan. People like Claude, a 24-year-old lifelong New Yorker who describes herself as “a trans woman that wants to be an actress,” and is clearly interested in Ben, a cis Gen-Zer from San Antonio who seems to go everywhere with Claude.
Following his Oscar-nominated work in Foxcatcher and his dramatic turns in The Morning Show and the new FX series The Patient, Steve Carell is now a bona fide Serious Actor. Before that, of course, he was a comedy A-lister thanks to The Office and the time he screamed out Kelly Clarkson's name.
Rachel Bloom is heading to HBO Max. The Emmy Award-winning creator/star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will join the cast of Julia for its second season. According to Variety, Bloom is set to appear as Elaine Levitch, "a dynamo who comes to WGBH by way of CBS to work with Julia on The French Chef."
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Sheryl Lee Ralph was not amused by Jimmy Kimmel's Emmys antics. At Abbott Elementary's Television Critics Association panel this afternoon, the show's team was asked how Kimmel's controversial bit, during which he stayed on the floor pretending to be passed out while Quinta Brunson gave her acceptance speech, played in the room. Brunson remained light-hearted about the matter, while her co-star Lisa Ann Walter said it "played funny". Ralph, who took home her own Emmy Monday night, did not approve, however.
Warning:The following post includes spoilers for the fifth season of The Handmaid's Tale, which premieres today on Hulu. Saying goodbye to Alexis Bledel wasn't easy, says Elisabeth Moss. Bledel, who played Emily on The Handmaid's Tale opposite Moss' June, announced earlier this year that she would not return for the...
Barry's fourth season will likely be its last. On the red carpet at the 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night, series star Henry Winkler told Variety that he expects the award-winning HBO series to conclude with its next season. "Because Bill [Hader] and Alec [Berg] never try to stretch,"...
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Jimmy Kimmel knows his "dumb comedy bit" at the Emmys was a mistake. During Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson's appearance Wednesday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host apologized for distracting from her big moment. Kimmel began their chat by explaining what happened at the ceremony, showing the now-viral clip of Brunson's win (and the extended bit that saw Kimmel remain on stage fake passed-out during her acceptance speech).
WATCH: Goodfellas Star Lorraine Bracco Gets Choked Up About Costars Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini & Tony Sirico
Goodfellas star Lorraine Bracco is raising a glass to her late costars. The actress, also known for her role on The Sopranos, appeared on Rachael Ray Show Friday and got emotional when Ray's husband John Cusimano asked to toast to two friends of Bracco's, Ray Liotta and Tony Sirico. As she raised her glass, Bracco chimed in, "And to Jimmy Gandolfini... We can't forget Jim."
Just in case the real world isn’t horrific enough for you, The Handmaid’s Tale returns today for another season of dystopian drama. In Season 5, Elisabeth Moss’ June escalates her war with Gilead as she continues to fight to save her daughter, who remains trapped in the Christo-fascist nation.
Demi Moore is joining the Murphy-verse. The actress will star in Ryan Murphy's Feud: Capote's Women, the second season of the FX anthology series. According to Variety, Moore will play former showgirl and radio actress Ann Woodward, who was notoriously accused of murdering her husband in 1955. Season 2 of...
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Ramy is finally back for more. More than two years have passed since Ramy's second season premiered on Hulu, and now the Golden Globe-winning star and the rest of the cast are returning for Season 3. In a trailer released today, creator/star Ramy Youssef continues his journey of life, love, and a crisis of faith in New Jersey.
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Justin Long thinks his on-air reunion with ex Drew Barrymore was "wild". During a sitdown on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his new movie Barbarian, Long briefly addressed the now-viral interview that saw him share a tearful reconnection with ex-girlfriend on her talk show last week. "I...
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