For "Young Rock" co-creator, even a pandemic won't make comedy go away

Feb 18, 2021
Nahnatchka Khan, co-creator of the NBC series "Young Rock," talks TV production and how a tough year can be translated into amusing entertainment.
Sitcom writer and producer Nahnatchka Khan. "I think we'll be able to laugh at the way that we adapted to our lives being turned upside down," she says.
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Hollywood is betting big on animation in 2021

Feb 17, 2021
Steaming platforms are investing heavily in new original cartoons, as well as building libraries of older favorites.
Streaming services like HBO Max and Disney+ are investing more and more into animation like "The Simpsons," streaming on Disney+.
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Why TV revivals are lucrative for networks

Jan 11, 2021
Reboots of popular shows don't need to be a critical success to be a commercial one.
The original cast of "Sex and the City." The reboot of the hit show won't include the character Samantha, played by Kim Cattrall, second from left.
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How the television industry is getting back to work

Oct 26, 2020
"It has been a real tough puzzle for Hollywood to figure out," Hollywood Reporter's Bryn Sandberg says.
Reality TV productions got back to work before most scripted projects.
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How will reality TV work now that reality feels unreal?

May 14, 2020
Shows have been doing remote production, and for many of them that works. But for how long?
Kris Jenner, left, her daughter Kim Kardashian and bocce ball instructor Jackie Savitt film an episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" in 2008.
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"Parks and Rec" co-creator Michael Schur on recreating Pawnee from home

Apr 29, 2020
While much of television production has been postponed, showrunner Mike Schur got the original cast of Parks and Recreation together for a remote episode.
Michael Schur with Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones and the rest of the "Parks and Recreation" cast in 2019.
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Netflix's "The Witcher" is a hit — according to Netflix

Jan 22, 2020
Seventy-six million Netflix accounts have watched Henry Cavill and his dimpled chin fight monsters — for at least the first two minutes.
Producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and actors Henry Cavill, Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra at the photocall for Netflix's "The Witcher" at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on Dec. 3.
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The legacy of "Orange Is the New Black"

Jul 26, 2019
The show, which debuted in 2013, was one of Netflix’s first forays into original content.
A mural depicting the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" in 2017 in Paris, France.
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For "The Chi's" showrunner, it's all about the neighborhood

Apr 12, 2019
Ayanna Floyd Davis says she sees behind the headlines about Chicago's South Side.
An advance screening of Showtime's 'The Chi' on Chicago's South Side at SMG Chatham in 2017.
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