THR Weekly Magazine

THR Weekly Magazine

How ‘Westworld’s’ VFX Pros Turned Evan Rachel Wood Into a Humanoid Robot

Emmy-nominated visual effects supervisors from 'American Gods' to 'Vikings' break down how they used motion capture, 3D printing and thousands of CG extras to make the impossible seem real.

How ‘The Crown’ Re-Created Buckingham Palace

No location is off-limits to TV, as this year's Emmy nominees for VFX in a supporting role can attest. Move the Brandenburg Gate to Prague for 'Genius'? Travel back...

Emmys Flashback: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Amazing Stories’ Earned 10 Noms in 1986

Though the director's anthology series was well-received by the TV Academy, Spielberg didn't win an Emmy until 1996 for executive producing 1995's 'A Pinky & the Brain Christmas.'read more

Jill Soloway’s Secret Jeffrey Tambor Writings Revealed

The 'Transparent' creator wrote scripts for Tambor that he has never read but helped launch Soloway's career.read more

Louie Anderson on Delving Deeper Into ‘Baskets’ Role: “It Was No Longer Me Up...

The star got an Emmy for his performance as Zach Galifianakis' mother in the FX hit's first season and scored a follow-up nomination this year.read more

How Matt LeBlanc’s Real-Life Stalker Turned Into an ‘Episodes’ Storyline

On the Showtime comedy, his character slept with an obsessive fan in season two after the actor fooled the creators into thinking he'd done the same in real life.read...

Farewell to ‘Episodes’: Creators Reveal the Crazy Plot Point That Became Reality

Ahead of the Showtime series' final-season premiere, David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik sound off on the difficulty of working in broadcast television, whether they'd consider a 'Friends' revival, and...

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Director: “It’s Helpful That I’m a Woman Because That’s the Cool Thing...

Reed Morano opens up about battling expectations after helming the Hulu hit and the moment President Trump's America began feeling like Gilead.read more

‘Westworld’ Creators Dissect Evan Rachel Wood’s Major Character Twist

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy break down key moments from the Emmy-nominated script for episode "The Bicameral Mind," which saw Wood's Dolores go from a sweet rancher's daughter to...

‘Master of None’ Writer Breaks Down the Emotional Coming-Out Scene

Lena Waithe, who starred in and co-wrote the episode "Thanksgiving" with creator Aziz Ansari based on her personal experience, highlights key moments from the Emmy-nominated script.read more

How ‘Feud’s’ Production Designer Resurrected an L.A. Landmark

Judy Becker reveals dining booths were "custom-made" to re-create former Hollywood dining hotspot Perino's as design pros from 'Stranger Things,' 'The Crown' and more Emmy-nominated series also share how...

How ‘The Night Of,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ Bring a Cinematic Feel to TV

More film cinematographers are migrating to TV. read more

‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Better Call Saul’ Double Down on Emmy Editing Nominations

The Netflix and AMC hits both scored dual nominations in the category, where they'll face off with HBO's 'Westworld.'read more

‘Mr. Robot’ Star B.D. Wong on Trans Representation: “Every Character on TV Creates a...

The actor brings to life one of the acclaimed USA series' most mysterious characters, Whiterose, a transgender hacker with dubious intentions: "The things she is willing to do are...

W. Kamau Bell: Emmy-Nominated TV Is Different Now Under President Trump (Guest Column)

"Entertainment is most important when it pushes back against oppression," writes the CNN host and comedian as the searing events of Aug.  12 in Charlottesville, Va., spark a newly...