Burger Search Facebook Share Buton Icon Twitter Share Buton Icon Reddit Share Buton Icon Facebook Footer Icon Twitter Footer Icon Insta Footer Icon RSS Footer Icon More Hopes&Fears Social block: Facebook Social block: Twitter Social block: Instagram Microformat Arrow Userpic Logout Create Views Comments HF Weekly Plane HF Weekly Check Spinner Settings
Tv
  • Question
  • December 10 2015, 4:11 PM

Why are people obsessed with true crime?

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?

  • Question
  • November 30 2015, 11:25 AM

Does binge-watching TV make it less enjoyable?

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?

  • Television
  • September 25 2015, 12:58 PM

What it's like to write for Girls, Hannibal and Bob's Burgers

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.

  • Music
  • August 27 2015, 12:26 PM

Hip-hop historian Dan Charnas hopes "gangsta rap doesn't come back"

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."

  • News
  • August 14 2015, 4:45 PM

Dolly Parton wants the '9 to 5' cast to reunite on her co-stars' show 'Grace and Frankie"

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".

  • News
  • August 13 2015, 5:15 PM

Will Smith is rebooting the Fresh Prince of Bel Air in a contemporary setting

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.

  • News
  • August 13 2015, 9:48 AM

HBO confirms preliminary talks for 'Deadwood' movie

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.

  • News
  • August 12 2015, 1:06 PM

New 'Twin Peaks' series to be shot as one long movie

New 'Twin Peaks' series to be shot as one long movie

Mark Frost wrote the screenplay to be filmed in this style.

  • News
  • August 7 2015, 3:04 PM

'Louie' to take "extended hiatus"

'Louie' to take "extended hiatus"

When FX network head John Landgraf was asked whether Louie would return, he responded “I really don’t know."

  • Video of the day
  • August 4 2015, 2:06 PM

Kevin Bacon is fighting for more male nudity in Hollywood with hashtag #FreeTheBacon

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."

  • News
  • July 24 2015, 1:25 PM

Ted Cruz would hate Star Trek's communist utopia

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.

  • News
  • June 23 2015, 2:19 PM

Visit a real world version of Seinfeld's apartment, courtesy of Hulu

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.

  • Number of the day
  • June 9 2015, 10:32 AM

Netflix's Wachowskis' Sense8 episodes been torrented a half a million times in three days

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.

  • News
  • May 15 2015, 6:43 PM

Netflix is making its way into China

Netflix is making its way into China

Netflix, the streaming media giant, plans to enter the Chinese media market in the recent future.

  • News
  • May 15 2015, 2:26 PM

Here's a new True Detective trailer

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!

  • News
  • March 24 2015, 6:39 PM

If you want to believe that The X-Files will return, the truth is out there. Still, trust no one.

If you want to believe that The X-Files will return, the truth is out there. Still, trust no one.

The beloved paranormal show will return for a six episode run.