Reporter covering television for the Hollywood Reporter
Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige is known to be camera-shy, but he came out of the shadows in March to launch the church’s first TV network.
May. 8, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
News around the Emmy announcements generally focuses on best drama, best actors, and high-budget shows. But more Americans watch reality TV than True Detective.
Jul. 10, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Kim Masters and Michael O'Connell, who covers television for the Hollywood Reporter, banter about this week's top entertainment news stories.
Jul. 20, 2013from The Business
This week, how filmmaker Kevin Smith set out to rescue his hero, the legendary Stan Lee. Last year, Smith began to fear that the elderly Marvel creator was being abused.
Oct. 4from The Business
Between his film and stage work, director Rupert Goold has often been attracted to material focusing on protagonists caught between the real world and a truth of their own making.
Sep. 26from The Treatment
Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.
Oct. 14from The Fink + Forty Show
Think of something you love. Something you’re really passionate about; something that, at least in your mind, can either be done right or really wrong. Maybe it’s a sport? Or a recipe?
Oct. 14from Opening the Curtain
Todd Phillips' super-villain origin story 'Joker' already won top prize at Venice. But now there are fears the dark and violent movie could incite actual violence.
Oct. 4from Hollywood Breakdown
Charles Jencks, architect, landscape designer and prodigious writer, has died at age 80. He made a mark from the halls of UCLA to the hills of Scotland.
Oct. 17from Design and Architecture
Marvel's Kevin Feige has stuck his nose into the Star Wars tent. The Marvel mega-producer will work on at least one Star Wars movie in the coming years.
Sep. 27from Hollywood Breakdown
Here Be Monsters host Jeff Emtman climbs a tree, stops believing in God.
Oct. 2from Here Be Monsters
Hollywood has been chasing Chinese money for years, and to do so, studios have been self-censoring themselves so that their movies can be played in the Communist country.
Oct. 18from Hollywood Breakdown