Welcome to the 208th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]
Tony Valdez, Longtime Reporter and Anchor at Los Angeles’ KTTV, Dies at 78
Tony Valdez, a reporter and anchor at KTTV Channel 11 in Los Angeles for more than 35 years, has died. He was 78. Valdez had been battling end-stage kidney failure and died at home, his son, Steve Valdez, told the station on Friday. A native of East Los Angeles, Valdez attended L.A. City College and […]
Pritha Bakshi: ‘My Haryanvi roots helped me in getting the dialect right for MX Player’s Virodh’
Pritha’s Haryanavi roots gave her an innate understanding of the local language and culture, which she artfully incorporated into her portrayal of Kajri in Virodh.
Tonya Mosley’s ‘Truth Be Told’ Podcast Joins APM Studios
Tonya Mosley’s Truth Be Told podcast, which explores Black liberation through multiple lenses, has struck a deal with APM Studios that will include the production of a new limited series with Mosley debuting in 2024. The podcast was originally produced and distributed by KQED before Mosley, an Emmy-winning broadcast journalist and regular interviewer on NPR’s […]