Why are people obsessed with true crime?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know that they’re talking about. Today we wondered, what accounts for the popularity of crime dramatizations in TV, books and film?
Does binge-watching TV make it less enjoyable?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they are talking about. Today we wondered, does plowing through a TV series make it less pleasurable?
What it's like to write for Girls, Hannibal and Bob's Burgers
We talked to several staff writers on some of TV's most popular shows to find out what goes on inside the writers' rooms, from brainstorming to the aired final product.
Hip-hop historian Dan Charnas hopes "gangsta rap doesn't come back"
We spoke to the author of 'The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-hop' about moguls, the culture of the 90s and how now it's "the activists who are doing the work, not the rappers."
Dolly Parton wants the '9 to 5' cast to reunite on her co-stars' show 'Grace and Frankie"
She also joked that, 35 years after the original movie, it'd be more accurate to call the reunion "95".
Will Smith is rebooting the Fresh Prince of Bel Air in a contemporary setting
Will Smith is reportedly working as the sole producer in the early stages of a present-day version of the hit TV show, which ran from 1990 to 1996.
HBO confirms preliminary talks for 'Deadwood' movie
The talks emerged after actor Garret Dillahunt, who played Francis Wilcott on the show, sent a tweet hinting at the possibility of a film.
New 'Twin Peaks' series to be shot as one long movie
Mark Frost wrote the screenplay to be filmed in this style.
'Louie' to take "extended hiatus"
When FX network head John Landgraf was asked whether Louie would return, he responded “I really don’t know."
Kevin Bacon is fighting for more male nudity in Hollywood with hashtag #FreeTheBacon
Actor Kevin Bacon calls for more male nudity in Hollywood, saying it's unfair to actresses and that "men want to be naked too."
Ted Cruz would hate Star Trek's communist utopia
If Ted Cruz enjoys Star Trek so much, perhaps he might find it worthwhile to reflect on the show’s greater philosophies.
Visit a real world version of Seinfeld's apartment, courtesy of Hulu
To celebrate Seinfeld's upcoming full release on Hulu on June 24, the streaming service is setting up a real world version of the famous fictional Upper West Side apartment.
Netflix's Wachowskis' Sense8 episodes been torrented a half a million times in three days
The 12-episode futuristic fantasy series comes from The Matrix creators Andy Wachowski and Lena Wachowski and features Daryl Hannah.
Netflix is making its way into China
Netflix, the streaming media giant, plans to enter the Chinese media market in the recent future.
Here's a new True Detective trailer
Rachel McAdams wildly stabbing at a self-defense dummy! Vince Vaughn setting things on fire! Dramatic shirt-lifting! Moody escalator rides!