‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’ Review: Comedy Central Series Is as Awkward as Its Title

One year since the final season of “Broad City” debuted, Comedy Central is releasing its heir apparent. “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” makes a few tweaks to the formula, including a singular borough (rather than Queens and Brooklyn), a singular lead (Awkwafina steps in for the double act of Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson), and

New Study Reveals How Crime TV Series Distort Understanding of Race and Criminal Justice System

Today, Color Of Change released a first of its kind report titled “Normalizing Injustice: The Dangerous Misrepresentations that Define Television’s Scripted Crime Genre.” The report is a study of how scripted series that fall under the crime television genre depict the criminal justice system and play a significant role in helping to advance what the

‘The Plot Against America’: How Zoe Kazan’s Family Legacy Impacted HBO’s Alt-History Series

Zoe Kazan left Television Critics Association members speechless during an HBO panel on “The Plot Against America” at the TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena Wednesday. The actress and granddaughter of Elia Kazan recalled her family’s legacy and the influence of her grandfather’s filmography while working on the upcoming HBO alt-history series, which documents

‘Silence of the Lambs’ Sequel Series ‘Clarice’ Set for CBS

CBS has given a series order to “Clarice,” a drama that will follow FBI agent Clarice Starling a year after the events of “The Silence of the Lambs,” where her character originated in the literary saga by Thomas Harris. As reported by Variety, the series will hail from executive producers and writers Alex Kurtzman (a

NBC Announces Dwayne Johnson Comedy and Jimmy Fallon-Led Musical Variety Series

NBC’s slate of upcoming television shows includes “Young Rock,” a comedy about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s childhood, and a Jimmy Fallon-led musical variety series titled “That’s My Jam.” NBC Entertainment Chairman Paul Telegdy discussed a variety of the network’s new and returning series during the network’s executive session at the Television Critics Association’s 2020 Winter

The 20 Netflix Original Series to Be Excited About in 2020

Netflix is leaning into its strengths in 2020. Not only is the streaming giant pumping out dozens, if not hundreds of new shows, but many of their original series meet the demand illustrated by past successes or fill holes left by departing favorites. So is there a new “Stranger Things” on the horizon? Perhaps a

‘Hunters’ Trailer: Al Pacino Tracks Escaped Nazis in Jordan Peele Exec Produced Amazon Series

The year is 1977 and the place is New York City, so you know what that means… Well, in the case of Amazon’s highly-anticipated conspiracy thriller “Hunters,” that means it’s time to go Nazi hunting. Amazon has released the official trailer for the Jordan Peele executive-produced “Hunters.” Inspired by true events and starring Al Pacino

Things We Saw Today: Seems They’re Looking for a Young Luke Skywalker for the Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

The Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Star Wars series we’ve all been waiting for is still in the stage of murmurs. We don’t know when it is going to start filming or what is going to happen therein, but we do know one thing: We have Ewan McGregor back as Obi-Wan, and that’s maybe all I really

Jon M. Chu Urges Disney+ to Make Rose Tico ‘Star Wars’ Series With Kelly Marie Tran

The many “Star Wars” fans outraged over how “The Rise of Skywalker” sidelines Kelly Marie Tran’s Resistance member Rose Tico should be thrilled with Jon M. Chu. The “Crazy Rich Asians” director has taken to social media to personally lobby for Rose Tico to get her own Disney+ original series. The “Star Wars” universe already

‘The Witcher’ Composers Discuss Crafting Fantasy Series’ Music, Reveal New Song — Exclusive

The gritty world of “The Witcher” is unlike anything else currently on television, and series composers Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli spent the last year using 64 instruments to bring the series’ fantastical monsters and magic to life on Netflix. IndieWire is premiering “The Last Rose of Cintra,” one of seven original songs Belousova and Ostinelli