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Diego Luna Says Shared Meals On ‘Pan Y Circo’ Transformed Cast And Crew Alike

by Rachel Martin, Simone Popperl, and Lilly Quiroz Diego Luna wants you to start talking.  The star of Y

Saucy, Slimy, Super-Secret: Behind The Scenes With ‘Floor Is Lava’ Star … Lava

by Matt Kwong If you’ve already watched the hit Netflix gameshow Floor Is Lava, you know the rules: “Don’t fall in,” host Rutledge Wood warns contestants, as they enter an obstacle course filled with 80,000 gallons of gurgling goop, “because the floor … is … lava!” It’s a goofy grown-up take on a kids’ playtime staple,

‘I May Destroy You’ Let Michaela Coel Explore Dangerous Areas In A Safe Place

by Terry Gross Note: This interview discusses, and the show contains, scenes depicting, and stories about, sexual assault.

In ‘Perry Mason,’ Matthew Rhys Lives Out His Boyhood Noir Fantasies

by Terry Gross As a child, Welsh actor Matthew Rhys fell in love with old American noir films

CBS’ Legal Drama ‘All Rise’ Tackles Coronavirus As A Story Line

By Eric Deggans If the pandemic shuts down TV production for many months, can the industry still crank

From ‘Parks And Recreation,’ A Brief But Delightful Return To Pawnee

By Linda Holmes It’s been five years since Parks and Recreation ended its run, after a final season that jumped forward into the future — specifically, to 2017. We haven’t got the nifty transparent touchscreens their 2017 showed. Instead, we have a pandemic, and we have social distancing, and we are doing without many of our comforts,

Inventive New Comedy ‘Upload’ Explores (Virtual) Life After Death

By David Bianculli We hardly get to know the lead character of new sci-fi comedy Upload — and the world

‘Hollywood’ Serves Up A Progressive Alt-History Parable, Thinly Sliced

By Glen Weldon “My time in Washington,” Eleanor Roosevelt (Harriet Sansom Harris) says at one point in the

‘Mrs. America’: A Star-Studded Cast Puts The ERA In The Spotlight

By Linda Holmes “With everything else going on in the world, now I gotta spend almost nine hours of my life thinking about Phyllis Schlafly?” It only seems honest to admit to this reaction to the approach of Mrs. America, a nine-part miniseries created by Dahvi Waller. It was made under the FX Networks umbrella, but

Mindy Kaling Brings A New Nerd To TV, And Finds She ‘Was Not Alone’ As A Teen

When nerds are depicted on screen, they are often bookworms and wallflowers who struggle to stand up for