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Ally Pankiw Directing ‘Brooke & Sam,’ Dramedy Starring ‘Shiva Baby’ Breakout Rachel Sennott (EXCLUSIVE)

Ally Pankiw will make her feature directing debut with “Brooke & Sam,” an upcoming comedic drama featuring “Shiva Baby” breakout Rachel Sennott. The film, which quietly wrapped production,…

Lana Cho Inks Overall Deal With 20th Television, Joins ‘American Born Chinese’ as Co-Executive Producer

Lana Cho, a writer and producer whose credits include “I Know What You Did Last Summer” for Amazon Prime Video and the upcoming “American Seoul” for Hulu, has…

Jackson White to Star in ‘Tell Me Lies’ Drama Series at Hulu

Jackson White is set to star in upcoming drama series “Tell Me Lies,” Hulu confirmed to Variety. He will play Stephen DeMarco opposite Grace Van Patten’s Lucy Albright…

‘Insecure’ Star Yvonne Orji Sets Variety Special at HBO (EXCLUSIVE)

Yvonne Orji has set up a variety special at HBO, Variety has learned exclusively. The project is in the early stages so details are scarce, but sources say it…

Former Netflix Exec Bryan Noon Joins Walt Disney Television as Its New President of Entertainment

It’s high noon for Bryan Noon at Walt Disney Television, where he has been named president of entertainment, filling the position left vacant when Craig Hunegs departed the…

Rockmond Dunbar Exits ‘9-1-1’ Over COVID Vaccine Mandate

Rockmond Dunbar, an original member of Fox’s ‘9-1-1,’ has exited the show over his refusal to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Variety has confirmed. His character, Michael Grant, was…

‘Agatha: House of Harkness’ and ‘Hawkeye’ Echo Spinoff Ordered at Disney Plus

A “WandaVision” spinoff about Agatha Harkness and a “Hawkeye” spinoff about Echo have officially been ordered to series at Disney Plus. The announcements were made as part of…

‘How I Met Your Father’ First-Look Photo Showcases Disney and ILM’s New Virtual Production Stage

Hulu has released a first look photo featuring the cast of “How I Met Your Father” that also showcases Industrial Light and Magic’s new virtual production stage, the…

‘Search Party’ to End with Season 5 in January (TV News Roundup)

HBO Max announced that “Search Party” will end with its fifth season, which will premiere with all 10 episodes on Jan. 7, 2022. The thriller comedy, which premiered…

Alanis Morissette to Develop Comedy Series Inspired by Her Life for ABC

ABC is developing a single-camera comedy inspired by the life of Alanis Morissette. Titled “Relatable,” the project hails from co-creators Elizabeth Beckwith and Christopher Moynihan, with Beckwith writing…

Kim Cattrall Joins ‘How I Met Your Father’ at Hulu

Kim Cattrall has been cast in the comedy series “How I Met Your Father” at Hulu, Variety has confirmed. The show is considered a sequel series to the…

‘The Simpsons’ Turns Into a Prestige TV Crime Thriller in This Exclusive Trailer for ‘A Serious Flanders’

Tudum, meet Tud’oh! “The Simpsons” has gone “Simpflix” with the two-part episode “A Serious Flanders,” which executive producer Matt Selman calls a “dark, twisted ‘Fargo’ story.” Variety has…