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The Hollywood Read

Aug 4, 2020

Join us this week as we update the latest on The Tenet Situation, which is officially back on for a mid-pandemic release, and we break down the Emmy nominations, which don't entirely suck. New voting rules allowed for more nominations, and encouraged a more diverse group of nominees, which makes for a somewhat...


Jul 23, 2020

In an in-depth bombshell report, Maureen Ryan breaks down the fall of Peter Lenkov, one of CBS's "Sun King" showrunners accused of creating toxic and abusive work environment on his triad of hit procedurals. Join us as we discuss Ryan's reporting and dive into the other kind of Hollywood toxicity: verbal harassment...


Mar 31, 2020

The self-quarantine continues and this week we're talking Tiger King, the latest Netflix true crime phenomenon. We also discuss Netflix's true crime domination and the ongoing and everlasting interest in true crime that we as a society have. The interest is not new but the lack of shame in that interest is, so join us...


Oct 2, 2019

The Emmys happened, and despite some genuinely surprising and welcome wins, the show itself was dead boring. We discuss the winners, our favorite losers, the life expectancy of broadcast award shows, and what is Ozark, anyway? We also get into that whole Sony-Marvel make-up deal. Join us as we ponder how much longer...


Jun 20, 2019

We're taking a break from the depressing summer movie season to talk about television. We discuss Stranger Things star Gaten Matarrazo's new "prank" show on Netflix, and with Emmy nominations underway, we discuss a problem unique to the Emmys: the same shows win every year. The only relief the sameness of the awards...