TV's Top 5

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Jeff
 Feb 17, 2021
My go to Tv and Tv industry podcast. love the format, the running gags, the shown runner spotlights and quick weekly review of what to watch.

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Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

Episode Date
Deciphering Warner Bros. Discovery’s Recent Moves; Plus Peak TV Talk With FX’s John Landgraf
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:43) WTF with HBO Max (12:20) Scripted content boom, with John Landgraf (46:29) Critics Corner (1:10:41) Tribute to Vin Scully (1:24:37) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2022
A Trip Inside Peacock's Mystery Comedy 'The Resort'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:25) Comic-Con Headlines (9:30) WWE changes with Chris Hayner (20:48) Showrunner Spotlight: Andy Siara ('The Resort') (36:43) Critics Corner (1:20:42) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2022
What to expect from ‘House of the Dragon’ and Netflix’s future
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (3:13) Netflix update with Alex Weprin (12:12) Desus & Mero break up (27:06) Westeros check-in with James Hibberd (38:35) Critics Corner (55:41) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2022
‘Ms. Marvel’ Boss Unpacks the Finale
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:01) Emmy Nominations Are In! (11:20) Emmy Numbers (33:29) Showrunner Spotlight: Bisha K. Ali ('Ms. Marvel') (44:50) Critics Corner (1:26:46) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
Breaking Down the Past and Future of ‘Stranger Things’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (0:53) Pre-Holiday Cancellation Spree (10:34) To the Upside Down (16:07) 'Stranger Things' continued, with Alan Sepinwall (27:04) Critics Corner (1:02:44) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
How FX/Hulu Cooked Up ‘The Bear’; Plus the Best TV of 2022 (So Far)
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:24) WTF is up with "T-Nets" (6:46) Best TV of the Year, with Angie Han (16:20) Showrunner Spotlight: Joanna Calo ('The Bear') (46:44) Critics Corner (1:18:39) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
'Loot' Creators on Celebrating Maya Rudolph, Not The Wealthy
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (2:09) 38th Annual TCA Noms (5:05) 'Squid Game' Reality Show (16:24) Showrunner Spotlight: Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard ('Loot') (20:15) Critics Corner (1:02:40) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
Inside the New 'Queer as Folk'; What Happened to Peter Rice?
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:26) Executive Carousel (7:49) 82nd Peabody Awards (15:24) Showrunner Spotlight: Stephen Dunn ('Queer as Folk') (20:38) Critics Corner (50:51) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
‘P-Valley’ Creator Katori Hall on Season 2; June TV Preview
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (0:45) June TV Preview (6:02) ATX Festival Preview (17:23) Showrunner Spotlight: Katori Hall ('P-Valley') (23:53) Critics Corner (1:15:54) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Mailbag: The latest on J.J. Abrams, ‘Survivor’ and 'Stranger Things'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:28) Mailbag! (11:32) More Mailbag!! (27:59) Even More Mailbag!!! (43:32) Critics Corner (54:17) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
The Upfronts Wrap Edition
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: NBCU (4:36) FOX (25:06) Disney (33:18) Warner Bros. Discovery (45:50) Critics Corner (1:05:05) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Steven Moffat Talks ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:31) Heading into Upfronts (5:41) Changes at Discovery (19:19) Showrunner Spotlight: Steven Moffat ('The Time Traveler's Wife') (21:58) Critics Corner (1:05:20) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Jessica Biel on Her Killer Turn in Hulu’s ‘Candy’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:19) Peacock Cancellation (13:17) May TV Preview (23:40) Showrunner Spotlight: Jessica Biel ('Candy') (33:50) Critics Corner (1:08:53) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Dustin Lance Black Talks ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:49) Changes at TNT and TBS (9:15) 'The Walking Dead' spinoff loses key character (18:35) Showrunner Spotlight: Dustin Lance Black ('Under the Banner of Heaven') (26:23) Critics Corner (1:05:06) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Special Episode - Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things' Finale
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*SPOILER ALERT* This is a special episode of TV's Top 5! In this episode, Dan and Lesley talk about the series finale of 'Better Things' with the series creator, star, writer, and director Pamela Adlon. Yes, she sings in Yiddish... what more could you ask for? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Natasha Lyonne Dives Into the Past (and Future) of ‘Russian Doll’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (3:31) Netflix had a bad week (15:06) 'The Goldbergs' Returning (34:08) Showrunner Spotlight: Natasha Lyonne ('Russian Doll') (45:05) Critics Corner (1:33:21) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
‘The Flight Attendant’ Prepared for Season 2 Takeoff
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (6:11) Jeopardy News! (10:41) IMDb TV Rebranding (16:44) Showrunner Spotlight: Steve Yockey & Natalie Chaidez (The Flight Attendant) (25:25) Critics Corner (1:09:02) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Will ‘Winning Time’ Stick to the Showtime Era in Season 2?
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:27) Executive Musical Chairs (8:51) Emmys schedule (14:46) Two Surprising Renewals (26:49) Critics Corner (36:41) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
How HBO Max Cooked Up a Stirring Tribute to Julia Child
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Oscars Recap (3:37) Streaming Wars Are Heating Up (18:31) April Scripted Series (28:08) Showrunner Spotlight: Chris Keyser ('Julia') (34:28) Critics Corner (1:23:05) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
‘Starstruck’ Creator and Star Rose Matafeo on Her HBO Max Word-of-Mouth Sensation
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (1:55) CW's Broadcast Schedule (6:55) Oscars Pregame (14:38) Showrunner Spotlight: Rose Matafeo ('Starstruck') (28:56) Critics Corner (1:13:40) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Inside the Sweeping Journey of Apple’s ‘Pachinko’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (1:02) Baseball Segment (5:23) Mailbag (17:17) Showrunner Spotlight: ('Pachinko') (31:50) Critics Corner (1:06:49) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
'Minx' Creator on Feminism, Comedy and Going "Tit for Tat" With Male Nudity
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (1:52) Franchise news (4:31) It's pilot season (17:41) Showrunner Spotlight: Ellen Rapoport ('Minx') (29:33) Critics Corner (1:05:41) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
‘Winning Time’ Boss on Balancing Fact vs. Fiction in HBO's Lakers Drama
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (3:23) Shows coming out this month (8:49) Shows are coming home (20:59) Showrunner Spotlight: Max Borenstein ('Winning Time') (28:33) Critics Corner (1:13:43) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Liz Meriwether on Going From ‘New Girl’ to ‘The Dropout’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (1:43) Peacock's must-stream show (7:31) Oscars controversy (12:35) Showrunner Spotlight: Liz Meriwether ('The Dropout') (20:45) Critics Corner (1:00:02) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
John Landgraf on the State of FX; Inside Franchise Hopes for ‘All American’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Three TV hits coming to an end (8:25) FX update with CEO John Landgraf (18:54) Paramount+ news (45:42) Showrunner Spotlight: Nkechi Okoro Carroll ('All American: Homecoming') (57:56) Critics Corner (1:42:22) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2022
A Critical Conversation About ‘Boba Fett’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (3:13) Mailbag! (10:48) All things Disney (25:06) Critics' Corner, with Alan Sepinwall (37:12) Critic's Corner (1:09:58) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
Mayim Bialik Talks ‘Jeopardy’; Jason Katims on Amazon’s ‘As We See It’ and a ‘FNL’ reunion
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (2:07) WarnerMedia controversy, with Alex Weprin (10:21) Jeopardy, With Mayim Bialik (19:19) Showrunner Spotlight: Jason Katims ('As We See It') (46:58) Critics Corner (1:12:22) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2022
Bridget Everett on Exposing Her Softer Side in HBO’s ‘Somebody Somewhere’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Top Headlines (5:14) Mini Mailbag (11:37) Big TV Launches Coming Up (20:07) Showrunner Spotlight: Bridget Everett ('Somebody Somewhere') (30:58) Critics Corner (1:00:06) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2022
Julian Fellowes on His ‘Downton Abbey’ Follow-Up ‘The Gilded Age’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (2:00) Youtube Originals are Out (7:39) FX Peaka TV Update (11:37) Showrunner Spotlight: Julian Fellowes ('The Gilded Age') (19:38) Critics Corner (1:01:44) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2022
Special Episode - 'Yellowjackets' showrunners on season finale
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*SPOILER ALERT* This is a special episode of TV's Top 5! On this episode, Dan and Lesley talk about the season 1 finale of 'Yellowjackets' with the showrunners Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson. This spoiler filled episode features fan theories as well as insight into what may come in season 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2022
James Gunn on ‘Peacemaker’ and the Differences Between Marvel and DC
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (3:08) TCA Winter Press Tour (6:45) 'Dexter' Finale (14:07) Showrunner Spotlight: James Gunn ('Peacemaker') (26:24) Critics Corner (57:16) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
Quinta Brunson on ABC’s ‘Abbott Elementary’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Selling the CW (2:19) COVID Shutdowns (14:25) Peacock and Olympics programming (18:43) Showrunner Spotlight: Quinta Brunson ('Abbott Elementary') (25:07) Critics Corner (1:05:03) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2022
What to Expect From ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 4; 2022 Preview
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Most-anticipated NEW scripted series in 2022 (2:08) Returning series (14:38) Shows wrapping in 2022 (20:21) Showrunner Spotlight: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald ('Cobra Kai') (28:26) Critics Corner (1:13:13) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2021
‘Succession’ Creator on Season 3 Finale; Hailee Steinfeld on ‘Hawkeye,’ ‘Dickinson’; Best of 2021
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: This Years Top Headlines (1:13) Hailee Steinfeld on 'Dickinson' and 'Hawkeye' (14:38) Who had a breakout year (38:09) Showrunner Spotlight: Jesse Armstrong ('Succession') (57:06) Critics Corner (1:17:49) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
Firewall and Iceberg Reunite for 'Succesion' Finale
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Headlines (1:44) Jeopardy mess (11:50) FX Not "On Hulu' (17:54) 'Succession' finale, with Alan Sepinwall (26:57) Critics Corner (55:21) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
An interview with the creators of Showtime’s ‘Yellowjackets’
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Netflix viewership data, with Joe Adalian (3:30) Two cable hits coming to a close (21:31) IATSE shutdown over (28:18) Showrunner Spotlight: Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson ('Yellowjackets') (31:21) Critics Corner (1:14:05) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2021
How ‘The Great’ Balances Fact, Fiction and Funny
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Vaccine mandates for stars (2:56) Disney+ Day (11:12) Mailbag (20:26) Showrunner Spotlight: Tony McNamara ('The Great') (31:27) Critics Corner (1:07:42) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2021
How Clyde Phillips Brought ‘Dexter’ Back to Life
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Joe Millionaire is back! (2:39) November TV Preview (9:24) The Levy's go head to head (20:24) Showrunner Spotlight: Clyde Phillips ('Dexter: New Blood') (24:53) Critics Corner (1:05:49) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2021
Halloween Special: Top Showrunners on the State of Horror on TV
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This Week's Halloween Special includes a celebration of horror with Angela Kang ('The Walking Dead'), Don Mancini ('Chucky'), and Sara Goodman ('I Know What You Did Last Summer') followed by the Critics Corner (1:05:57). Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2021
'Insecure' Showrunner on Wrapping the HBO Comedy and What's Next
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Netflix earnings and repercussions (4:15) IATSE strike update, with Katie Kilkenny (17:18) 'Y the Last Man' cancelled (22:43) Showrunner Spotlight: Prentice Penny ('Insecure') (34:35) Critics Corner (1:18:20) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2021
'Succession' Star Sarah Snook on Season 3 and a Shiv Viral Scene
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Fallout from Dave Chappelle special (4:37) Broadcast ratings with Rick Porter (25:24) Talent Spotlight: Sarah Snook ('Succession') (35:48) A whole segment of 'Succession' (55:00) Critics Corner (1:05:51) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2021
'Ted Lasso' Boss Bill Lawrence on the Season 2 Finale and the Comedy's Endgame
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: SQUID GAME, with Rebecca Sun (3:47) Major League Baseball postseason has arrived (22:28) End of one of TV's best comedies (32:03) Showrunnner Spotlight: Bill Lawrence ('Ted Lasso') (37:26) Critics Corner (1:18:46) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2021
'Sex Education' creator interview; How 'United States of Al' pivoted
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: A big week for reboots and spinoffs (4:41) 'United States of Al' changes it's tone, with Reza Aslan and Mahya Tousi (21:53) SNL cast solidified (52:00) Showrunnner Spotlight: Laurie Nunn ('Sex Education') (1:03:05) Critics Corner (1:41:46) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2021
‘Dear White People’ bosses on the musical final season
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: IATSE threatens to strike, with Katie Kilkenny (5:59) Emmys Recap (12:19) The end of Fall TV? (29:16) Showrunnner Spotlight: Jaclyn Moore & Justin Simien ('Dear White People') (43:34) Critics Corner (1:28:02) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
'Wonder Years' Creator on Exploring Racism and Political Turmoil in ABC Update
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Ted Lasso writers cash in (3:47) Heading into 73rd Emmys (11:51) Grey's Anatomy 18th season debut, with Lynette Rice (26:02) Showrunnner Spotlight: Saladin K. Patterson ('The Wonder Years') (45:51) Critics Corner (1:40:00) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
Inside the Long Path to 'Y: The Last Man'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Even more on JEOPARDY (3:23) Remembering Michael K. Williams (10:22) Phoebe Waller-Bridge is out! (18:02) Showrunnner Spotlight: Brian K. Vaughan & Eliza Clark ('Y: The Last Man') (24:13) Critics Corner (1:16:56) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
Inside 'Impeachment'; and the latest on 'Jeopardy'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: More on JEOPARDY (4:21) ABC and Showtime TCA news (15:17) Fall TV season is coming (26:20) Showrunnner Spotlight: Sarah Burgess ('Impeachment: American Crime Story') (41:41) Critics Corner (1:29:47) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
Amanda Peet on 'The Chair' and Roles for Women of a Certain Age
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: FX has major news announcements (9:19) 'Everything's Gonna Be Okay' gets cancelled (20:58) Mailbag! (29:04) Showrunnner Spotlight: Amanda Peet ('The Chair') (42:15) Critics Corner (1:21:30) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
'Reservation Dogs' Creator on Celebrating Complexities of Native Americans
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: New host of Jeopardy (4:44) 'White Lotus' back for second season (12:23) Showrunnner Spotlight: Sterlion Harjo ('Reservation Dogs') (22:18) Final season of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', with Angie Han (56:17) Critics Corner (1:16:38) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
'The L Word' Showrunner on Advancing Queer Storytelling
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Three struggling franchises (4:17) Mailbag! (13:12) South Park creators ink deal (33:35) Showrunnner Spotlight: Marja-Lewis Ryan ('The L Word: Generation Q') (41:17) Critics Corner (1:13:51) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the Self-Reflection of Apple's 'Mr. Corman'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Bob Odenkirk appreciation (4:25) More Olympics (13:10) LeVar Burton on Jeopardy (27:09) Showrunnner Spotlight: Joseph Gordon-Levitt ('Mr. Corman') (33:45) Critics Corner (1:26:24) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
An Interview With 'Ted Lasso' Emmy Nominee Brett Goldstein

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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Netflix Second Quarter Earnings (7:51) The Olympics officially underway (18:02) Hollywood COVID Protocols (27:40) Showrunnner Spotlight: Brett Goldstein ('Ted Lasso') (33:42) Critics Corner (1:11:08) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
Emmy Noms Decoded; Olympics Preview; 'Never Have I Ever' Season 2
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Emmy nominations are in (6:09) TV academy tomfoolery (18:35) Olympics preview with Molly Solomon (31:40) Showrunnner Spotlight: Lang Fisher ('Never Have I Ever') (1:17:05) Critics Corner (1:53:35) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
'Atypical' Creator on Bringing Her Netflix Series to an Early End
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Overall Deals (7:51) 'Lovecraft Country' not returning (18:02) Netflix continues search for multicamera hit (27:40) Showrunnner Spotlight: Robia Rashid ('Atypical') (33:42) Critics Corner (1:11:08) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
Best TV of 2021 (So Far); Plus an Interview With the 'Gossip Girl' Showrunner
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Best TV shows of the year so far (3:45) What's still to come in 2021 (20:57) Executive Carousel (38:30) Showrunnner Spotlight: Joshua Safran ('Gossip Girl') (42:50) Critics Corner (1:21:16) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
'Blindspotting' creator Rafael Casal interview; Batman controversy and streaming scheduling unraveled
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Disney moves away from Friday premieres (4:05) NBC cancels 'Manifest' (13:59) Batman "is not a generous lover" (25:54) Showrunnner Spotlight: Rafael Casal ('Blindspotting') (33:47) Critics Corner (1:09:22) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
How Marvel's 'Loki' Was Influenced by 'Rick and Morty'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Chris Harrison out at Bachelor (5:04) NBC axes 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' (15:38) Netflix launched online store (32:25) Showrunnner Spotlight: Michael Waldron ('Loki') (38:26) Critics Corner (1:09:30) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
'Lupin' and 'We Are Lady Parts': Inside the Rise of Global TV
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Netflix cancels 'Jupiter's Legacy' (4:07) The international streaming market, with Larry Tanz (11:40) Showrunnner Spotlight: George Kay ('Lupin') (32:42) Showrunnner Spotlight: Nida Manzoor ('We Are Lady Parts') (54:49) Critics Corner (1:17:11) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
Ben Winston Spills 'Friends' Reunion Secrets
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Amazon has bought MGM (4:09) CW reveals series pickups and fall schedule (14:21) Mailbag! (19:05) Showrunnner Spotlight: Ben Winston ('Friends: The Reunion') (33:20) Critics Corner (1:29:48) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2021
'Master of None' Boss on Season 3's Big Departure; Upfronts 2021 Wrap
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Massive merger news (6:04) Upfronts (16:05) What's still to be determined? (34:10) Showrunnner Spotlight: Alan Yang ('Master of None') (38:26) Critics Corner (1:25:23) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
'Hacks' Creators on Bringing Jean Smart's Stand-Up Dream to Life
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Upfront season is here (2:42) The Ellen DeGeneres Show ends its run (14:41) Golden Globes gets dropped (21:37) Showrunnner Spotlight: Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, & Jen Statsky ('Hacks') (30:39) Critics Corner (1:12:35) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
'Girls5eva' showrunner Meredith Scardino; upfronts preview, what is IMDb TV
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Upfronts are around the corner (3:52) Late-night is losing two hosts (17:01) What's Up With… IMDb TV (26:06) Showrunnner Spotlight: Meredith Scardino ('Girls5Eva') (34:07) Critics Corner (1:11:28) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
'Pose' Creator on the End of a TV Legacy
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: May's TV offerings are heating up (3:35) 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier', with Aaron Couch (11:19) Oscars review (23:33) Showrunnner Spotlight: Steven Canals ('Pose') (37:54) Critics Corner (1:27:51) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
‘Shadow and Bone' Creator on Bringing Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse to Netflix
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: 93rd Academy Awards Preview, with Scott Feinberg (5:43) Golden Globes in crisis mode (22:55) 'How I Met Your Mother' lives on (33:14) Showrunnner Spotlight: Eric Heisserer ('Shadow and Bone') (42:48) Critics Corner (1:17:46) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
'Rutherford Falls' Creator on Bringing Native Voices to Peacock
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: A busy week at CBS (2:45) Checking in on the streaming wars (7:59) Bachelor bombshell, with Jackie Strause (16:16) Showrunner Spotlight: Sierra Teller Ornelas ('Rutherford Falls') (29:59) Critics Corner (1:06:55) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
'Made for Love' showrunner Christina Lee; 'Bridgerton' star's exit explained; 'Made for Love' boss on Cristin Milioti and a second season
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: 10-year anniversary of Game of Thrones, with James Hibberd (3:56) 'Bridgerton' bombshell (18:53) Mailbag! (27:15) Showrunner Spotlight: Christina Lee ('Made for Love') (48:40) Critics Corner (1:31:28) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
April TV preview plus an interview with the great Ken Burns
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: High-profile TV launches coming in April (2:57) San Diego Comic-Con-troversy (11:34) Showrunner Spotlight: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ('Hemingway') (20:54) Spotlight continued: Opening day (57:27) Critics Corner (1:19:03) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
‘Falcon and Winter Soldier’: Inside Marvel’s Second Disney+ Series with Malcolm Spellman
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: The industry has lost two huge talents (2:55) A big week for IP (9:41) A strategy change at Netflix (15:36) Showrunner Spotlight: Malcolm Spellman ('The Falcon and the Winter Soldier') (28:52) Critics Corner (57:16) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2021
Suzan-Lori Parks shares how 'Genius' Tackled Aretha Franklin's Story
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Snyder Cut preview, with Aaron Couch (4:44) Mailbag!!! (16:42) Pandemic anniversary (33:38) Showrunner Spotlight: Suzan-Lori Parks ('Genius: Aretha') (50:25) Critics Corner (1:34:05) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2021
Is Teenager Zelda Barnz the Voice of Her 'Generation'?
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Harry and Meghan: The Interview (5:30) Harry and Meghan: The Business and Fallout (13:27) A busy week for Peacock (22:43) Showrunner Spotlight: Zelda and Daniel Barnz ('Generation') (32:53) Critics Corner (1:16:32) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2021
Emily Andras Takes Us Inside the Fight to Save 'Wynonna Earp'
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: The Simpsons has been renewed (3:13) The 2021 Golden Globes recap (12:57) Hits and misses of winter television, with Inkoo Kang (25:54) Showrunner Spotlight: Emily Andras ('Wynonna Earp') (45:52) Critics Corner (1:28:23) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2021
'It's a Sin' creator, Russel Davies, on TV's LGBTQ evolution; Paramount+ decoded
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This Weeks Top 5 Topics: Paramount+ has come into focus (2:59) Kevin Feige made his TCA debut (21:02) The 78th annual Golden Globes, with Scott Feinberg (30:20) Showrunner Spotlight: Russell Davies ('It's a Sin') (49:08) Critics Corner (1:33:46) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2021
Ron Moore on ‘For All Mankind,’ ‘Outlander’ and His Big New Disney Deal
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: A 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith' spinoff at Amazon (3:10) Veteran shows are coming to an end (9:22) Chris Harrison leaves The Bachelor, with Jackie Strause (18:34) Showrunner Spotlight: Ron Moore ('For All Mankind') (34:38) Critics Corner (1:17:11) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2021
Joss Whedon and Gina Carano's implosion; Jenny Lumet on how #MeToo led to 'Clarice'
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Joss Whedon and Gina Carano controversy, with Aaron Couch (11:58) (Topic 1 continued) HBO Max doubled down on animation (35:27) Showrunner Spotlight: Jenny Lumet ('Clarice') (43:26) Critics Corner (1:33:32) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2021
Making Sense of the 2021 Golden Globes; Super Bowl Preview
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Awards season has arrived (3:56) The biggest TV viewing day, with Preston Beckman (25:46) Another TV icon lost, with Lynette Rice (39:06) Update on Peak TV (57:03) Critics Corner (1:07:52) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
Desus and Mero Talk Obama and Their Showtime Evolution
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: HBO Max's fourth-quarter subscriber gains (4:47) TV world loses two icons this week (13:19) Pandemic causes lackluster TV premiere lineup (26:10) Showrunner Spotlight: Desus Nice and The Kid Mero ('Desus & Mero') (36:01) Critics Corner (1:20:26) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
Jac Schaeffer shares the secrets of 'WandaVision'
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: All eyes on the inauguration (2:46) A new era for cable news networks, with Joe Adalian (13:30) Netflix reported fourth quarter earnings (32:07) Showrunner Spotlight: Jac Schaeffer ('WandaVision') (41:25) Critics Corner (1:25:24) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
Inside the Fact and Fiction of 'Dickinson' with Alena Smith
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Pilot season begins (3:57) 'Sex and the City' is back (14:08) Roku acquires Quibi's content (21:47) Showrunner Spotlight: Alena Smith ('Dickinson') (29:39) Critics Corner (1:08:44) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
Samantha Bee on Her Trump-Free Future, 'Zoey's' Boss Covid Changes
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Chaos at the US Capitol (1:54) Samantha Bee discusses new season of 'Full Frontal' (7:22) Checking in on TV production (39:33) Showrunner Spotlight: Austin Winsberg ('Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist') (44:16) Critics Corner (1:15:11) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
2021 Preview; How 'Cobra Kai' May Expand Its "Miyagi-verse"
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Anticipated new scripted series (3:56) Scripted series that we're saying farewell to (25:37) The Pandemic and the year to come (35:09) Showrunner Spotlight: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald ('Cobra Kai') (42:14) Critics Corner (1:33:12) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 01, 2021
The reinvention of Kaley Cuoco; 2020 in Review, COVID-19, and the streaming wars
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Top 5 stories of the year (6:23) Adapting cop procedurals with Alexi Hawley (36:19) What left us in 2020 (1:01:35) Showrunner Spotlight: Kaley Cuoco ('The Flight Attendant') (1:15:15) Critics Corner with Alan Sepinwall (1:55:02) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
'One Day at a Time' says farewell; inside 'The Stand' TV update; Disney's latest streaming news
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Disney drops the mother-load (5:01) Mike Royce and Gloria Calderon Kellett say goodbye to 'One Day at a Time' (25:53) WarnerMedia blowback with Kim Masters (58:56) Showrunner Spotlight: Benjamin Cavell ('The Stand') (1:18:03) Critics Corner (1:43:40) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
‘Your Honor’ showrunner Peter Moffat; HBO Max becomes a must-have
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Warner Media blew up the theatrical window (3:10) Executive Carousel (17:01) Felicity Huffman's comeback has begun (25:35) Showrunner Spotlight: Peter Moffat ('Your Honor') (32:37) Critics Corner (1:08:46) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
How Hallmark Channel Is Expanding Its Holiday Cheer
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This week's episode features an interview with longtime Hallmark Channel VP programming Michelle Vicary. As our loyal listeners recall, last year around this time we featured a newsworthy interview with then-Hallmark CEO Bill Abbott in which he proceeded to … effectively light his own Christmas tree on fire. Michelle is here to set Hallmark on a new path of diversity and inclusion on a special holiday edition of TV's Top 5. Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2020
"Selena: The Series' showrunner Moises Zamora; HBO Max's 'Wonder Woman' risk
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: HBO Max taking bold swings (3:20) An end of an era for Conan O'Brien (14:30) More executive changes (20:12) Showrunner Spotlight: Moises Zamora ('Selena: The Series') (26:58) Critics Corner (1:00:32) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2020
Tracey Wigfield shares how 'Saved By the Bell' is honoring its past; CW Chief bids farewell to 'Supernatural'
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Remembering Alex Trebek (2:41) Bidding farewell to 'Supernatural' with Mark Pedowitz (14:14) Another busy week on the executive front (28:53) Showrunner Spotlight: Tracey Wigfield ('Saved By the Bell') (33:30) Critics Corner (1:06:48) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2020
'Industry' showrunners Mickey Down and Konrad Kay; Inside HBO's Big 'Industry' Investment
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: All eyes are on the election results (3:33) CBS launches scripted originals this week (15:29) Dawn Olmstead becomes CEO of Anonymous Content (26:47) Showrunner Spotlight: Mickey Down and Konrad Kay ('Industry') (32:48) Critics Corner (59:34) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
Broadcast TV returns and what to expect from Stephen Colbert's election special
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: DODGERS WIN THE WORLD SERIES! (5:01) Broadcast scripted originals return (14:26) Jon Stewart returning to TV (24:05) Showrunner Spotlight: Chris Licht ('Stephen Colbert's Election Night 2020: Democracy's Last Stand: Building Back America Great Again Better 2020') (29:46) Critics Corner (53:41) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2020
'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman on the pandemic's impact; Quibi's demise and the state of Shondaland
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Quibi bites the dust (3:20) Major executive change at CBS All Access (11:55) Shonda Rhimes from ABC to Netflix, with Lacey Rose (17:30) Showrunner Spotlight: Dan Fogelman ('This Is Us') (32:35) Critics Corner (1:20:07) Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
America Ferrera on her 'Superstore' exit; Inside 'Dexter's' return
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: NBC News in a firestorm this week (3:34) In exec new... (11:50) 'Dexter' revived at Showtime; with Clyde Phillips (15:59) Talent Spotlight: America Ferrera ('Superstore') (38:09) Critics Corner (1:16:16) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2020
Inside the state of 'Star Trek' with franchise captain Alex Kurtzman
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: More unrenewed shows (3:21) SNL is back in the studio (18:11) 'Gilmore Girls' is coming to The CW (26:15) Showrunner Spotlight: Alex Kurtzman ('Star Trek Discovery' & 'Clarice') (31:47) Critics Corner (1:12:27) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2020
Gillian Flynn on Amazon’s Pandemic Drama ‘Utopia’; October TV Preview
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Recap of this weeks presidential debate (4:02) New high-profile original programming (12:42) Mailbag! (23:22) Showrunner Spotlight: Gillian Flynn ('Utopia') (40:42) Critics Corner (1:11:33) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2020
'Fargo' creator Noah Hawley on season 4; Emmys wrap and DC's streaming strategy
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Emmys recap (2:52) The fate of DC Universe is official (11:52) Guilds and studios reach deal to return to production (18:54) Showrunner Spotlight: Noah Hawley ('Fargo') (26:47) Critics Corner (1:03:48) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2020
‘PEN15’ stars on season two; Emmys preview, why ‘Stumptown’ was canceled
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: What to expect from the Emmys, with Michael O'Connell (6:08) ABC's 'Stumptown' gets canceled (25:17) NBCUniversal loses key creative executive (35:15) Showrunner Spotlight: Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine ('PEN15') (41:42) Critics Corner (1:25:48) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2020
'Teenage Bounty Hunters' creatorKathleen Jordan; why 'Walking Dead' and 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' are ending
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Netflix delivers bombshell of an executive change (5:25) The end of an era at AMC and E! (14:02) John Landgraf addresses the press corp (23:47) Showrunner Spotlight: Kathleen Jordan ('Teenage Bounty Hunters') (32:47) Critics Corner (57:39) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2020
Inside Hulu's 'Woke' with Mo Marable; How Netflix signed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle; Summer TV wrap
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Another big week for Netflix (4:42) Hits and misses of Summer TV (12:38) Mailbag!!! (21:41) Showrunner Spotlight: Mo Marable ('Woke') (30:07) Critics Corner (1:04:40) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2020
'Power' boss Courtney Kemp on growing the franchise; why TV shows are "unrenewed" and understanding
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: The pandemics impact on shows (3:00) ABC and CBS unveiled more concrete premiere dates (13:48) Mailbag (23:00) Showrunner Spotlight: Courtney Kemp ('Power') (35:16) Critics Corner (1:26:00) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2020
‘Ellen Show’ shake-up, Netflix’s talk show woes
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Takeaways from the DNC (3:23) Trouble at The Ellen DeGeneres Show (14:27) Netflix talkshows continue to fizzle (21:56) 'Tosh.0' just got cancelled (30:59) Critics Corner (40:59) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2020
Inside ‘Lovecraft Country’ with showrunner Misha Green; the industry’s big consolidation changes and Comedy Central’s future, explained
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: WarnerMedia restructuring executive ranks, with Kim Masters (3:19) The future of Comedy Central coming into focus (19:28) Controversial 'Black-ish' episode has seen the light of day (25:22) Showrunner Spotlight: Misha Green ('Lovecraft Country') (31:08) Critics Corner (59:17) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2020
Interview with Bill Lawrence of Apple’s ‘Ted Lasso’; NBC’s major changes, Disney’s big ‘Mulan’ move, and writers vs. agencies winding down
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Battle over packaging fees is winding down (4:26) Disney changes streaming strategy (10:35) NBC's Paul Telegdy is being investigated (18:19) Showrunner Spotlight: Bill Lawrence ('Ted Lasso') (22:26) Critics Corner (1:04:38) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2020
Krista Vernoff on 'Grey's Anatomy'; Emmy noms analysis, and returning to Production
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Emmys nominees have been revealed (2:22) The Emmys goes virtual (15:27) A major change at AMC (20:16) Showrunner Spotlight: Krista Vernoff ('Grey's Anatomy') (26:08) Critics Corner (1:00:34) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2020
Inside the World of HBO's 'Betty'; Emmy Nominations Preview
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Emmy nominations preview, with Scott Feinberg (4:06) Major League Baseball is back! (21:56) Mailbag time (28:13) Showrunner Spotlight: Crystal Moselle ('Betty') (42:44) Critics Corner (1:12:08) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2020
An interview with 'P-Valley' creator Katori Hall, how coronavirus continues to impact the TV industry and remembering Naya Rivera
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: TV community bids farewell to two beloved personalities (4:31) The ways coronavirus is impacting the TV world (9:50) HBO Max readying a TV spinoff for the upcoming Batman film (16:34) Showrunner Spotlight: Katori Hall ('P-Valley') (24:05) Critics Corner (59:46) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2020
Sara Bareilles opens up about going from 'Waitress' to creating Apple's 'Little Voice'
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: There's a lot going on in the streaming space (1:58) The latest in the world of basic and premium cable (12:31) What's happening with the broadcast networks (18:18) Showrunner Spotlight: Sara Barielles and Jessie Nelson ('Little Voice') (23:32) Critics Corner (59:54) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Inside 'Search Party's' curious path to HBO Max; TV’s racial reckoning and Hulu’s big arrivals
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Two more FX scripted originals moving to FX on Hulu (7:39) Television beginning to right some recent wrongs (13:37) Showtime going to air its James Comey miniseries (22:06) Showrunner Spotlight: Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers ('Search Party') (33:01) Critics Corner (1:02:02) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2020
On the Case With the 'Perry Mason' creators Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald; How COVID-19 Is Impacting Awards Season and Sports
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: NBC and ABC reveal their 2020-21 broadcast season schedules (4:22) COVID's impact on awards season (16:51) The pandemics impact on sports (25:16) Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald ('Perry Mason') (35:52) Critics Corner (1:13:19) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2020
Hollywood's response to calls for police reform; a chat with the showrunners from 'Love, Victor'
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Hollywood's response to calls for police reform (4:35) Mailbag! (14:45) An update on TV production, with Lacey Rose (32:51) Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger ('Love, Victor') (42:24) Critics Corner (1:09:44) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2020
A Conversation About Police and Hollywood With the 'Law & Order: SVU' Showrunner
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Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2020
Meet 'Bob's Burgers'; (and 'Central Park') creator Loren Bouchard, plus what to watch in June
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: 'Men of a Certain Age' on HBO Max, with Mike Royce (2:56) A look at the most anticipated June premieres (15:39) An executive change at Freeform (26:53) Loren Bouchard ('Central Park') (33:35) Critics Corner (1:12:22) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2020
Inside ‘Homecoming’ Season 2 with Sam Esmail; ABC and CBS’ Fall Strategies
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: ABC has firmed up its 2020-21 season (2:59) CBS unveils "Fall" schedule... (12:29) HBO Max launch is finally upon us (20:53) Sam Esmail ('Homecoming') (28:18) Critics Corner (1:00:18) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2020
Inside 'Snowpiercer's' long journey with Graeme Mason; How the broadcast networks are prepping for fall
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: CW has busy week of programming moves (5:22) Fox revels fall schedule (14:05) How broadcast schedulers are coping, with Preston Beckman (23:04) Graeme Manson ('Snowpiercer') (35:11) Critics Corner (1:01:20) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2020
'Dead to Me' creator previews season 2; Henry Winkler interview; plus will TV series write coronavirus into the episodes?
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Will scripted TV address COVID-19 with Lacey Rose (6:12) Hell week? (15:13) 'The Happy Days of Garry Marshall' with Henry Winkler (26:49) Liz Feldman ("Dead to me") (43:12) Critics Corner (1:11:09) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2020
‘Rick and Morty’ duo on their new show, ‘Solar Opposites’; Hank Azaria on ‘Brockmire’s’ end; and how Hollywood can go back to work
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: How TV can return to work with Bryn Sandberg (5:12) About the 'Parks and Recreation' special (16:43) 'Brockmire' and baseball with Hank Azaria (25:21) Showrunner Spotlight: Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan ("Solar Opposites") (57:07) Critics Corner (1:33:22) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2020
‘The Office’ creator Greg Daniels on a reboot/revival, his new Amazon and Netflix satire shows
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: A busy week for HBO and HBO Max (3:46) Netflix first quarter earnings (12:24) A "Parks and Recreation" reunion?! (16:31) Showrunner Spotlight: Greg Daniels ("Upload" and "Space Force") (21:24) Critics Corner (58:43) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2020
Inside “One World: Together at Home”; J.J. Abrams Tackles DC; ‘Killing Eve’s’ Future
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Audrey Morrissey on her "One World: Together at Home" fundraiser (4:31) HBO Max announcements (16:14) Talkin' trash TV (19:50) Showrunner Spotlight: Suzanne Heathcote ("Killing Eve") (26:59) Critics Corner (49:58) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2020
“Mrs. America” creator on the Cate Blanchett drama series; ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ finale reviews and how broadcast networks are filling voids
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: How the networks are handling themselves (4:29) Two family comedies wrapped this week (13:36) Mailbag! (22:59) Showrunner Spotlight: Dahvi Waller ("Mrs. America") (38:15) Critics Corner (1:14:21) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2020
Quibi launch and April TV preview; inside Apple‘s ‘Home Before Dark’
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Have you seen TIGER KING? (5:45) All about Quibi with Natalie Jarvey (16:12) April TV preview (25:35) Showrunner Spotlight: Dana Fox ("Home Before Dark") (33:40) Critics Corner (1:10:42) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2020
‘One Day at a Time’ and its uncertain future; Coronavirus TV updates
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: Olympics postponed and how it impacts NBCUniversal (5:17) What shows are still going strong (12:18) Mailbag! (16:41) Showrunner Spotlight: Gloria Calderón Kellett ("One Day at a Time") (29:53) Critics Corner (1:01:36) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2020
The larger impact of coronavirus on the TV industry, what to watch while quarantined and an interview with the ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ boss
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover in quarantine this week are: The impact of coronavirus on the TV landscape (2:13) How late-night hosts are coping (14:39) How coronavirus is impacting streamers (20:15) Showrunner Spotlight: Liz Tigelaar ("Little Fires Everywhere") (32:49) Critics Corner (1:08:56) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2020
Coronavirus’ impact on the entertainment industry, ‘Westworld’ season three preview and an interview with ‘Better Things’ star Pamela Adlon
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Coronavirus updates with Chris Gardner (3:40) Catching up from last week (16:43) 'Westworld' is back with Josh Wigler (25:21) Showrunner Spotlight: Pamela Adlon (32:49) Critics Corner (1:04:56) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2020
‘Better Call Saul’ bosses on season five and what’s next, inside Disney’s shake-up, Dick Wolf’s epic deal and the unscripted boom
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Disney changes (2:54) Dick Wolf’s new deal (13:05) Unscripted TV boom (19:22) Showrunner Spotlight: Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould (“Better Call Saul”) (27:34) Critics Corner (59:41) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2020
Inside Amazon's Nazi-hunting drama series 'Hunters,' plus a critics' discussion on the year in television so far
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The year in TV so far with Inkoo Kang (4:14) How the growing need for content is impacting TV studios (18:42) Mailbag!!! (26:10) Showrunner Spotlight: David Weil (38:49) Critics Corner (1:17:09) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2020
‘Locke & Key’ creators on the long road to Netflix; pilot season and possible Writers Guild strike, explained
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: How the broadcast networks are prepping for the upcoming season (3:29) The network perspective on pilot season with Fox Entertainment president (12:28) How networks and streamers are preparing for a potential strike with THR's senior writer, Bryn Sandberg (28:40) Showrunner Spotlight: Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill (37:23) Critics Corner (1:10:59) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2020
'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' boss interviewed; Disney's streaming gains; and Showtime's puzzling cancellation, explained
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Disney has reported its first-quarter earnings (6:29) WHAT THE HECK IS UP WITH... Showtime (15:50) Moooooookie (22:08) Showrunner Spotlight: Dan Goor (27:59) Critics Corner (1:03:31) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2020
'BoJack Horseman' creator on ending his Netflix animated comedy, why streamers are investing heavily in animation and a preview of the big game on Sunday
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The Big Game is this Sunday (5:09) 'True Detective' creator Nic Pizzolatto is on the move (11:18) Streamers are investing in animation (15:02) Showrunner Spotlight: Raphael Bob-Waksberg (20:57) Critics Corner (1:03:08) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2020
'Better Call Saul' creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould on ending the 'Breaking Bad' prequel; an interview with 'Star Trek: Picard' showrunner Michael Chabon and Netflix’s new “ratings,” explained
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: New Netflix "Data" (5:04) Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould talk about ending "Better Call Saul" (10:58) Mailbag! (25:24) Showrunner Spotlight: Michael Chabon (37:06) Critics Corner (55:30) Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2020
Peacock's Streaming Strategy Decoded, Breaking TV News From TCA and an Interview with 'The Good Fight' and 'Evil' creators Robert and Michelle King
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Peacock unveils its launch plans So much news from TCA What's new with The CW Showrunner Spotlight: Robert and Michelle King Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2020
FX CEO on Hulu partnership, ‘911: Lone Star’ preview with showrunner Tim Minear plus a Peak TV forecast for 2020
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: FX has released its annual Peak TV update A chat Whit John Landgraf ABC came armed with a ton of news Showrunner Spotlight: Tim Minear Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2020
'Party of Five' creator on Freeform’s immigration-themed reboot, plus a 2020 TV preview
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The most anticipated scripted series Big narratives to keep an eye on in 2020 Golden Globes preview with Scott Feinberg Showrunner Spotlight: Amy Lippman Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2020
2019 in review: biggest stories of the year, best and worst TV shows and an interview with Ramy Youssef
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The highs and lows in the streaming wars with Natalie Jarvey The shows we said goodbye to What stood out in 2019 An interview with Ramy Youssef Critics Corner featuring Emily VanDerWerff Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ creators on season three and beyond; ‘Watchmen’ finale preview; and ‘Survivor’ failures
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Golden Globe and SAG nominations It's the end of a chapter at Marvel Survivor and the turmoil surrounding it Showrunner Spotlight: Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Critics Corner featuring Josh Wigler Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2019
'America’s Got Talent,’ Gabrielle Union and NBC’s culture woes plus an interview with Nichelle Tramble Spellman of Apple TV+’s “Truth Be Told”
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: News over the holiday break NBC launches investigation into AGT CBS and Viacom's re-merger has officially closed Showrunner Spotlight: Nichelle Tramble Spellman Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2019
An interview with ‘The Crown’ creator Peter Morgan about season three and the drama’s future; why Baby Yoda matters, Apple backlash and what to watch over Thanksgiving
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Talking Baby Yoda with Aaron Couch Apple is digging a hole for itself Mailbag! Showrunner Spotlight: Peter Morgan Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2019
“Friends” reunion, Hallmark’s programming chief on its big (and heteronormative) holiday programming plans, plus an interview with DC Universe’s “Harley Quinn” showrunners
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: "Friends" Reunion? Hallmark's holiday plans with Bill Abbott Executive turnover Showrunner Spotlight: Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2019
The Little Mermaid and ABC’s Live success; FX on Hulu explained; an interview with Shameless creator John Wells and what to expect from Disney+
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: A big week for ABC's live events department FX (has the movies) on Hulu Another streaming service launching this week Showrunner Spotlight: John Wells Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2019
‘Game of Thrones’ pickups and passes, what to expect from HBO Max, AMC’s surprising cancellation, an interview with The Morning Show exec producer Kerry Ehrin and Apple’s first four shows reviewed
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Game of Thrones’ weird week HBO Max unveiled AMC cancels "Lodge 49" Showrunner Spotlight: Kerry Ehrin Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
An interview with “Watchmen” showrunner Damon Lindelof, plus Marvel’s big TV changes and CBS’ good news
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Big change at Marvel TV CBS gives vote of confidence to all five fall freshman shows Let's go to the MAILBAG! Showrunner Spotlight: Damon Lindelof Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2019
Fall’s first cancellation, Julie Plec on ‘The Vampire Diaries’ trilogy, Apple’s learning curve and Netflix faces headwinds as the Streaming Wars approach
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The first casualty of the new broadcast season Countdown to Apple TV+ Netflix has reported its third-quarter earnings Showrunner Spotlight: Julie Plec Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2019
Ronan Farrow’s new bombshell, a “Breaking Bad” refresher for “El Camino” and an interview with “The Walking Dead” content chief Scott Gimple
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Ronan Farrow's upcoming book is the talk of the town NBCUniversal's forthcoming streamer "El Camino" is out today Showrunner Spotlight: Scott Gimple Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2019
Netflix cancellations, the status of scripted at TNT and TBS, postseason baseball and why networks love sports and an interview with "Sorry for Your Loss" creator Kit Steinkellner
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Four is the new six Network check-in: TNT, TBS and HBO Baseball and Sports Showrunner Spotlight: Kit Steinkellner Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2019
The Emmys, new and returning shows and an interview with Steve Levitan on "The Walking Dead"
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The Emmys are officially in the books Looking to the future Emmys High-profile new and returning shows premiering in October Showrunner Spotlight: Steve Levitan Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2019
Interview with Chuck Lorre, talking about the Emmys, NBCUniversal' streaming plans and SNL drama
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: NBCUniversal unveils streaming plans Talking Emmys with Scott Feinberg SNL may have found its shortest-tenured cast member Showrunner Spotlight: Chuck Lorre Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2019
Apple and Disney streaming news, Bad Robot and WB make it official and an interview with the legendary David E. Kelley
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Apple streaming service Disney+ scraps The Muppets Bad Robot deal at WB is official Showrunner Spotlight: David E. Kelley Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2019
New and returning shows, the latest streaming news and interview with "Mixed-ish" showrunner Karen Gist
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The most anticipated new and returning shows for September The week in Streaming News Mailbag! Showrunner Spotlight: Karin Gist Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2019
Interview with "David Makes Man" showrunner Dee Harris-Lawrence, Disney+ announcement and TV winners and losers
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Disney+ content announcements at D23 Expo Live from New York it's … NOT Leslie Jones A look at TV winners and losers over the summer Showrunner Spotlight: Dee Harris-Lawrence Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2019
DWTS backlash, a look at late-night, HBO Max news and a chat with Jason Katims
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Dancing With the Stars backlash Late-Night Check-in with guest Natalie Jarvey HBO Max news Showrunner Spotlight: Jason Katims Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2019
Discussing Viacom and CBS, AMC and ABC news and interview with POP TV president Brad Schwartz
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Matt Belloni discusses Viacom and CBS agreeing to re-merge AMC and ABC both made some interesting hires this week Mailbag! Showrunner Spotlight with Brad Schwartz Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2019
Talking "The Good Place" with Mike Schur, FX announcement at TCA, the GoT creators cash in and Emmys go hostless
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: FX had the biggest announcement out of TCA Game of Thrones creators cash in with a massive overall deal The Emmys will go hostless Showrunner Spotlight with Mike Schur Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2019
TV's Top 5 - August 2nd, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Amazon came through TCA armed with a ton of news as usual Starz has a new programming mandate CBS executives kicked off the broadcast portion of TCA on Thursday Showrunner Spotlight with Josh Schwartz Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2019
TV's Top 5 - July 26th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: San Diego Comic-Con is behind us the Television Critics Association's summer press tour Designated Survivor has been cancelled... AGAIN Robin Thede joins to talk about A Black Lady Sketch Show Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2019
TV's Top 5 - July 19th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The Emmy nominations have arrived! The latest in the Streaming Wars Netflix has edited the controversial suicide scene from 13 Reasons Why The TCA's summer press tour begins next week Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2019
TV's Top 5 - July 12th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Friends is officially leaving Netflix San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner Lets talk season 3 of Stranger Things CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl joins us to discuss Love Island Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2019
TV's Top 5 - June 28th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: One Day at a Time is headed to Pop Network The Office is leaving Netflix in 2021 July Preview Talking Emmys with "Awards Chatter" host, Scott Feinberg Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2019
TV's Top 5 - June 21st, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: J.J. Abrams is in final negotiations with WarnerMedia Nominations are out for the Television Critics Association's annual awards Lacey Rose, The Hollywood Reporter's executive TV editor, discusses Trevor Noah Mailbag!!! Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2019
TV's Top 5 - June 14th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Surprising renewals and final season announcements It's Pride Month! with Vida creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho State of the Network check-in with BET It's been a busy week for Quibi! Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2019
Live from ATX Television Festival
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This week we are LIVE from the ATX Television Festival in Austin! The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: About the festival with ATX co-founders Emily Gipson and Caitlin McFarland This week in the headlines Mailbag Segment! The state of NBC with Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, the co-presidents of the network Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2019
TV's Top 5 - May 31st, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Adam Levine's departure from The Voice with Michael O'Connell Lee Daniels still for the canceled Empire spinoff, Star CBS announced The Good Fight will air first season on June 16 This is an extremely crowded month of TV premieres Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2019
TV's Top 5 - May 24th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Game of Throne's larger impact The end of Game of Thrones with Josh Wigler Lets talk about The Big Bang Theory series finale Talking with ABC's chief Karey Burke Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2019
Special 2019 Post Upfronts Edition
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Breaking down the massive Disney presentation and the Hulu news WarnerMedia's upfront presentation The five networks released their fall schedules Final takeaways from upfronts Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2019
Special 2019 Upfronts Edition
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: NBC's up first The new Fox Entertainment Nothing changing at ABC CBS kept things status quo Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2019
TV's Top 5 - May 3rd, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: It's crunch time at the broadcasters while they are reviewing pilots and the fate of bubble shows Hulu has a slew of news Network Check-in with Paramount Network The Obamas unveiled their first slate of content for Netflix Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2019
TV's Top 5 - April 26th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The CW will bring back its entire freshman class for the first time in network history An update in the Jussie Smollett saga A busy week of news at HBO Broadcast networks are turning to live scripted comedy Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2019
TV's Top 5 - April 19th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Writers Guild and Association of Talent Agents are at war, Matthew Belloni explains The surprising behind the scenes change on FX's Y: Last Man adaptation The ax has begun to fall over at Fox A topic from the Mailbag Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2019
TV's Top 5 - April 12th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Disney unveils its plans for their streaming platform, Disney+ All about packaging fees Checking up on AMC Game of Thrones talk with Josh Wigler Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2019
TV's Top 5 - April 5th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Dan got a sneak peak of Game of Thrones The down side of peak TV The scorching hot overall deals market Mailbag, Mailbag, Maillllbaaagggg! Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2019
TV's Top 5 - March 29th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: What we learned about Apple TV+ with Natalie Jarvey The future of The CW Our first Mailbag segment! Baseball season is finally under way! Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2019
TV's Top 5 - March 22nd, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Disney closed the Fox deal Saving One Day at a Time with Mike Royce Checking in on Pilot season Apple finally ready to unveil its film and TV plans Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2019
TV's Top 5 - March 15th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The College Cheating Scandal with Michael O'Connell The highs and lows of SXSW with Bryn Sandberg Netflix cancellation of One Day at a Time The Bachelor with Jackie Strause Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2019
TV's Top 5 - March 8th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Paying respect to Luke Perry What's going on at HBO DC's TV footprint Mad About You getting the reboot treatment Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2019
TV's Top 5 - March 1st, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: The Oscars have come and gone Third season of True Detective on HBO The curious case of Jussie Smollett with THR's Michael O'Connell Fox is bringing back 90210 Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2019
TV's Top 5 - February 22nd, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Talking Oscars with Scott Feinberg Scott's take on the nominees Netflix cancels last two remaining Marvel shows Grey's Anatomy set to become the longest-running medical drama ever Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2019
TV's Top 5 - February 15th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Breaking Bad feature film The future of Friends on Netflix What's going on with Hulu Starz canceled Counterpart Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2019
TV's Top 5 - February 7th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: What's happening at TCA Fox's John Landgraf Indie Episodic at the Sundance Film Festival The Super Bowl Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2019
TV's Top 5 - January 24th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Oscar Nominations Fox's rendition of the Tony-winning musical RENT Broadway on Netflix Television Critics Association's winter press tour Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2019
TV's Top 5 - January 18th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: HBO reveals Game of Throne premiere Comcast's entry into the streaming space with Natalie Jarvey Sundance film festival Pilot Season! Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2019
TV's Top 5 - January 10th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Closing the book on the Golden Globes HBO's casting of new Game of Thrones prequel Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly Fox's revival of Paradise Hotel Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2019
TV's Top 5 - January 4th, 2019
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Holiday hits and misses Shows that are ending in 2019 New series coming this year Golden Globes preview with guest, Scott Feinberg Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2019
2018 Year In Review
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Biggest Headlines of the Year Cast Departures Worst Shows of the Year Executive Departures Best Shows of the Year Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2018
TV's Top 5 - December 14th, 2018
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Kevin Hart and Oscars host SAG Awards Peak TV Weekly News Critics Corner Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2018
TV's Top 5 - December 7th, 2018
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The five topics that Lesley and Dan cover this week are: Globes nominations Awards show hosts, Friends on Netflix, News of the Week What to Watch Welcome to the TV's Top 5! On this podcast, The Hollywood Reporter's own Lesley Goldberg, West Coast TV Editor, and Daniel Fienberg, Chief Television Critic, will be talking all things TV. Each episode will be broken into five segments that will be sure to deliver real-time television news, a critical look at current and upcoming shows, as well as regular analysis of programs on TV and much more. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe! Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2018