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‘The Shrink Next Door’ Review: Paul Rudd Brainwashes Will Ferrell in Touching, Toothless Apple TV+ Series

“The Shrink Next Door” gets its title from the 2019 Wondery/Bloomberg podcast hosted by Joe Nocera, but whether you listened to the business reporter’s investigation into Dr. Isaac Herschkopf and his fraudulent manipulations of patient Marty Markowitz, what’s peculiar about the Apple TV+ adaptation is that there is no next-door neighbor. In the podcast, Nocera […]

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‘The Mysterious Benedict Society’ Series Moves From Hulu to Disney+ with Tony Hale in Lead Role

Tony Hale has found his next leading role. The Arrested Development and Veep actor will star in The Mysterious Benedict Society, a live-action television adaptation of author Trenton Lee Stewart’s bestselling books which follow a group of orphans who go undercover at a boarding school. The series was originally developed at Hulu, but has since […]

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals ‘Veep’ Cast Reunion to Benefit Democratic Party of Wisconsin

If there’s one show that can hold up a mirror to the absurdity of the current political moment, it’s Armando Iannucci’s scathing satire “Veep.” The series ended its run after seven seasons on HBO, but star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who portrayed the diplomatically challenged Potus Selina Meyer, announced a virtual cast reunion to benefit the Democratic […]

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Sam Richardson: ‘I love characters that are optimistic and sweet’

From scene-stealing roles in Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm to new romcom Hooking Up, the ex-cruise liner comic is happy playing the underdogIf you want to watch Sam Richardson, it’s a good idea to just head for the best comedy you can think of, because he’ll probably be in it. He played an abnormally good-natured […]

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If Covid Happened in ‘Veep,’ Showrunner Says Selina Meyer Would Actually Be Competent

While we’re all inside marathon-watching television until our eyeballs bleed and the bedsores take hold, it’s fun to imagine what certain shows might look like in the time of the coronavirus. This week, Vulture did just that, polling 37 TV writers on what their characters in series new and old might do in a pandemic.The […]

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HBO Dominates the TV DGA Nominations, Sweeping the Drama Category — Analysis

After delaying the announcement of the group’s final three TV categories due to voting issues, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) released its last batch of nominations on Friday, with just four networks splitting the 15 eligible slots in dramatic, comedy, and variety/talk/news/sports special.Overall, it was HBO that came out ahead in the DGA Award […]

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Directors Guild of America Announces 2019 TV Award Nominations

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Watchmen,” and “Game of Thrones” lead the Directors Guild of America nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Dramatic Series; Comedy Series; and Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials for 2019. Winners will be announced at the 72nd Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, January 25, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.The nominees […]

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