Welcome to the 236th episode of TV’s Prime 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast.
Each week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the most recent TV information with context from the enterprise and demanding sides, welcome showrunners, executives and different company, and supply a crucial information of what to look at (or skip, because the case could also be).
This week’s podcast options the return of our Showrunner Highlight phase — the primary time we’ve had creatives on the present since earlier than the WGA strike! — with company Amber Noizumi and Michael Inexperienced of Netflix’s grownup animated drama collection Blue Eye Samurai. Different matters embrace a tribute to Matthew Perry, a have a look at November’s massive TV previews and extra.
Right here’s how the episode performs out:
Futurama, Jail Break, Yellowstone, Stephen Colbert, HBO and Casey Bloys lead the week’s high trade headlines.
2. RIP Matthew Perry
We pay our respects to the late star of Pals on this phase that explores Perry’s many abilities and why his loss of life hits so laborious.
3. November TV preview
The programming slowdown hasn’t actually hit when it comes to November’s massive TV bows as a bunch of status TV collection, together with For All Mankind, The Curse, The Crown and Fargo, all arrive within the month forward.
4. Showrunner Highlight
Married creators/showrunners Amber Noizumi and Michael Inexperienced be part of us to debate their Netflix animated grownup drama Blue Eye Samurai, which was impressed by the start of the couple’s daughter. The violent and sexual tones are a transparent indicator that the present shouldn’t be for a younger viewers because the duo say they’re courting the Recreation of Thrones viewers for the collection, which they envision working for 4 seasons. Go contained in the years-long technique of the samurai drama, which they describe as Yentl meets Kill Invoice on this 30-minute interview.
5. Critic’s Nook
As common, we finish with Dan’s ideas on this week’s new and returning collection. On this episode, he weighs in on Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves, Amazon’s Invincible and Netflix’s Blue Eye Samurai.
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