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Lacey Rose

Executive Editor, Television

Lacey Rose is the Executive Editor, Television, for The Hollywood Reporter, where she’s written more than 100 cover stories. Her subjects have included mogul Oprah Winfrey, shock jock Howard Stern and the final days at The Wendy Williams Show. She also writes THR’s monthly Table for Two column, which centers on the power players navigating the seismic shifts in the entertainment industry, and moderates THR’s Emmy-nominated Roundtable series. A Duke University alum, Rose has earned numerous awards thanks to her coverage of the business. Prior to THR, she spent nearly a decade on staff at Forbes Magazine in her native New York.

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‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘Shrinking’ Creator Bill Lawrence: “Everything Goes My Way” (He’s Kidding! Sort Of)

Bill Lawrence has lost count of how many episodes of television he’s made at this point. There were 145 episodes of Spin City, he tallies, and another 182 of Scrubs. Before he co-created Ted Lasso (34 episodes) or Shrinking (10 and counting), he made one season of Clone High, three seasons of Undateable and six […]

Paramount’s Chris McCarthy on the Future of ‘Daily Show,’ ‘Yellowstone’ Offshoots and Why Showtime Eulogies Are Premature

It’s been six months since Chris McCarthy added Showtime to his portfolio, and he knows what a healthy swath of Hollywood has said. He’s read the network eulogies and seen the variations on “RIP Showtime” tweets. He’s even sat with folks who have bemoaned his stated plan to lean into franchises, be it more Billions […]

‘The Daily Show’ Lands President Biden Interview With Guest Host Kal Penn

Kal Penn is kicking off his week at The Daily Show with special guest President Biden. Notably, the March 13 interview marks Biden’s first Daily Show visit since taking office. It’s also a considerable flex for Penn, who’s been open about his desire to land the Daily Show gig full-time. “It’s a dream gig,” Penn told Stephen Colbert during […]

Host Jimmy Kimmel Is Prepared for Another Oscar Night Slap

“Third time’s the most charming,” read the latest barrage of promos for Jimmy Kimmel’s turn as host of the 95th Oscars, set to unspool from the Dolby Theatre on March 12. Having emceed in 2017 and 2018, Kimmel’s selection is seen as a homecoming, to say nothing of a safe choice at a fraught time […]

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s’ Alex Borstein Sets “Deeply Personal” Comedy Special at Amazon (Exclusive)

Amazon is deepening its relationship with Alex Borstein. In fact, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star is readying her first Amazon Original comedy special, which she’s titled Alex Borstein: Corsets & Clown Suits. It’s slated to hit on April 18th, four days after Maisel debuts its fifth and final season on the service. Fittingly, it was […]

‘History of the World, Part II’: Ike Barinholtz on Mel Brooks’ Advice and a Potential Part III

History of the World, Part II began with a call from Mel Brooks to Nick Kroll. “It’s the craziest thing in my life,” Kroll recalls, adding, “Mel Brooks is more important to me than anybody, so to get that call was like an out-of-body experience.” From there, Kroll reached out to Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz […]

Trevor Noah Is Back With New Book Deal (Exclusive)

Trevor Noah is readying his next book. While much about his new project is being kept under wraps, publisher One World is billing the novel as a “gorgeously illustrated and moving modern fable for readers of all ages about forgiveness, acceptance and the secret to solidarity.” The not-yet-titled book, which is due out later this […]

Disney’s Dana Walden Reorganizes Senior Team: John Landgraf, Simran Sethi Elevated

Dana Walden has solidified her senior executive team. Following the early February news that she was being upped to co-chairman of Disney Entertainment, Walden has streamlined her reporting structure with both John Landgraf and Simran Sethi adding responsibilities. Landgraf, who has long been a creative standout at FX, has added prestige brands Nat Geo and […]

Chris Rock’s Live Netflix Special Just Got Bigger — and More Star-Studded

Netflix is readying for its first-ever live, global streaming event, and it’s pulling out all the stops. On March 4, the streaming giant will air its first live stand-up special, Chris Rock: Selective Outrage, along with just-announced live pre- and post-shows. The former, now-titled The Show Before the Show, will stream live that evening at 6:30 […]

Ike Barinholtz on Having “7 Side Hustles” and the Truth About Cancel Culture

“Make sure you put the things that will get me canceled right up in the headline,” Ike Barinholtz jokes in early February as I leave the Los Angeles home he shares with his wife and three daughters. We’ve just spent the past hour-plus talking about everything from casting to cancel culture in the guest house […]

Bert Kreischer Offered His Daughter $10K to Make a Joke at Her Expense

Less than a minute into Bert Kreischer’s latest special, he rips his shirt off. The move is met with thunderous applause in Omaha’s Orpheum Theater, where he shot the hour that’s dropping globally March 14 — though you get the sense that that’s the response wherever Kreischer goes. After all, the married dad of two […]

Disney’s New Balance of Power Raises Succession, Spinoff Questions

In his first earnings report back as Disney CEO, Bob Iger unveiled a structure that places power back in the hands of the creatives but also raises questions about succession and the fate of two key company assets. Under Iger’s Feb. 8 plan, the empire is divided up three ways: Disney Entertainment, including the company’s […]