Justin Hartley’s Long Road to This Is Us

How the self-described ‘journeyman actor’ landed on NBC’s hit drama.

The Tonys Make Me Cranky

A critic wishes for better options come awards time.
  1. Evan Rachel Wood Explains Why Westworld Is an Actor’s Obstacle Course The star of HBO’s hit sci-fi Western takes fans inside the bizarre rigor of her job.
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    The Terror Stars on Their Voyage to the Edge of Masculinity Jared Harris and Tobias Menzies discuss their AMC drama, and why it’s so easy to love Crozier and Fitzjames.
  3. Why Matt LeBlanc Embraced Humiliation for Episodes The star of Showtime’s departed cable comedy says there was little he wouldn’t do for a laugh.
  4. Ted Danson on Why The Good Place Is Really About Karma And how playing himself on Curb Your Enthusiasm created confusion in his real life.
  5. How Ryan Murphy Convinced Billie Lourd to Dye Her Hair For AHS: Cult “I had to retouch it up like every two weeks.”
  6. Justin Hartley on Kevin’s Transformation in This Is Us Plus, what it was like working with Sylvester Stallone.
  7. Jimmi Simpson on His Craziest Year Ever As an Actor From Westworld and Black Mirror to Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G., he’s been very busy.
  8. Why Sarah Silverman Wants to Connect With Trump Supporters The host and creator of Hulu’s I Love You, America on bridging seemingly impossible political divides.
  9. Can Connie Britton Match Her Reaction With the Right 911 Call? “That’s a ‘baby in the toilet’ face if I’ve ever seen one.”
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    The Good Fight Is the Most Incendiary Portrait of Female Anger on TV In season two, Christine Baranski’s performance brought complexity to conversations about #MeToo and politics.
  11. CXG’s Rachel Bloom on Getting a Hilarious Mel Brooks Rejection “He went, ‘Rachel, I’m calling to tell you I’m not gonna do your f**king show.’”
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    Kenan Thompson Better Get Nominated for an Emmy This Year In his record-breaking 15th season, Kenan Thompson proved he’s more vital to SNL than ever.
  13. James Corden Picks His Favorite Late Late Show Moment It’s from the fan-driven Avengers episode.
  14. Why GLOW’s Creators Feel Like They’re Running a ‘Leotard Factory’ Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch reveal the unexpected empowerment of being “pants-less.”
  15. Minnie Driver Really, Really Wishes She Could Sing More Often The Speechless star is dreaming of an all-musical episode for season three.
  16. Mandy Moore on the Innate Sadness of This Is Us Plus, her memories of touring with ’N Sync in the ’90s.
  17. Which Queer Eye Guy Is the Biggest Control Freak About Driving? The Fab Five reveal who’s the worst behind the wheel.
  18. How The Good Fight Brought the Trump Era to TV, From the Pee Tape to #MeToo The show’s second season spun real-life news into fleet-footed TV.
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    Here Are Your 2018 MTV Movie & TV Award Winners Everyone loved Black Panther and Stranger Things this year, so … crossover spinoff?
  20. UnREAL’s Constance Zimmer on Directing Herself “I always forgot to say cut! I never remembered.”
  21. Get Shorty’s Chris O’Dowd on His Absolutely Worst Day Job The Irish actor and comedian looks back on his short-lived gig as an Easter bunny.
  22. Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch on Mocking the Tech Elite The star of HBO’s satirical comedy reveals what real-life tech moguls always say about the show.
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    Ed Harris Has No Idea What’s Happening on Westworld Either “I’m as confused as anybody else watching this thing.”
  24. The Queer Eye Guys on Men’s Biggest Fashion Mistakes And their own most embarrassing styling and fashion fails.
  25. The Queer Eye Guys on How They Got Cast The stars of Netflix’s Queer Eye reveal the ways they begged for auditions.
  26. Why the Queer Eye Guys Never Pick Fights With Republicans The stars of Netflix’s reality show swear that listening is the first step to bridging political divides.
  27. Freddie Highmore Plays a Good Doctor on TV, But Don’t Ask Him for Medical Advice “In no way would I be capable of saving anybody.”
  28. Justin Hartley’s Long Road to This Is Us How the self-described ‘journeyman actor’ landed on NBC’s hit drama.
  29. The Queer Eye Guys on Season Two’s Biggest Twist “In-clu-sivi-i-ty!”
  30. Ricky Martin Freaked Out About Penelope Cruz in Versace, Too The pop star on his critically acclaimed turn in American Crime Story, plus his soap-opera beginnings.
  31. Why American Vandal Season Two Will Be ‘Completely Different’ A conversation with co-creators Tony Yacenda and Dan Lagana and showrunner Dan Perrault.
  32. Bill Hader on How He Cast Henry Winkler in Barry The former SNL star reveals how a TV icon landed a role in his (very dark) HBO comedy.
  33. Nick Kroll Wrote His Own Puberty Nightmares Into Big Mouth The Big Mouth writing team spared none of their own agonizing preteen drama for Netflix’s raunchily sweet animated series
  34. Pamela Adlon Says Making Better Things Is Better Than Therapy The creator and star of the FX comedy explains how she’s able to set aside vanity when she’s directing herself.
  35. Alison Brie, Ricky Martin, and More Photos of the 2018 Primetime Emmy Hopefuls For your consideration.
  36. How Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Gets Away With Its Dirtiest Jokes Showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna breaks down how they avoid those pesky TV decency rules.
  37. Paula Malcomson’s Message to Heartbroken Ray Donovan Fans The actress reveals how hard it was to say good-bye to Abby, and the latest on HBO’s much-anticipated Deadwood movie.
  38. Cristin Milioti on the Secrets Behind Black Mirror’s ‘USS Callister’ Actress Cristin Milioti reveals how exactly she and her co-stars acted opposite a giant spider creature in the fan-favorite episode.
  39. Ozark’s Julia Garner on Finding Her Southern Twang And (not) overcoming her fear of mice.
  40. Why Brad Pitt Played a Weatherman on The Jim Jefferies Show Comedian Jim Jefferies reveals how he scored Brad Pitt to do weather reports on his Comedy Central talk show.
  41. Alison Brie Reveals the Go-to Grooming Product on the Set of GLOW How wrestling (and a lot of crotch shots) brought the star of Netflix’s GLOW closer to her castmates.
  42. awards
    How Amy Schumer and Debra Messing United Against E! News Remember that viral Golden Globes moment?
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    Samantha Bee Will Be Honored Tonight But the Press Is Barred And surely there won’t be any crazy conspiracy theories about it.
  44. Julia Louis-Dreyfus Will Receive This Year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor “The fact that Mr. Twain himself will be presenting the award to me in person is particularly gratifying.”
  45. well hello! let's celebrate this
    Janet Jackson Will Perform Live at This Year’s Billboard Awards You better tune in.
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    The Tonys Make Me Cranky A critic wishes for better options come awards time.
  47. Give Megan Amram an Emmy for ‘An Emmy for Megan’ I’m going to make this super simple for you, Emmy voters: Megan Amram has made a web series that meets all of the minimum requirements needed […]
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    Grab Your Spray-Paint Cans and Celebrate American Vandal’s Peabody Award Peter and Sam, you deserve this.
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    Kendrick Lamar, Weinstein Investigations Win 2018 Pulitzer Prizes New York’s Jerry Saltz won the award for criticism.
  50. that would be enough
    Hamilton Takes Home 7 Olivier Awards, Because Britain Just Loves It Too Lin-Manuel Miranda’s show garnered 13 nominations, making it the most-nominated show in the history of the awards.
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Awards Show Schedule

  • MTV Video and Music Awards

    August 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. EST on MTV

  • Primetime Emmys

    September 17, 2017 at 8 p.m. EST on CBS

  • The Golden Globes

    January 7, 2018 at 8 p.m. EST on NBC

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

    January 21, 2018 at 8 p.m. EST on TNT and TBS

  • The Grammys

    January 28, 2018 on CBS

  • The Indie Spirit Awards

    March 3, 2018 on IFC

  • The Oscars

    March 4, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. EST on ABC

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