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Jackie Strause

Managing Editor, East Coast

Jackie Strause manages the breaking news team out of the New York bureau, covering 24/7 entertainment news and industry reporting. In addition to editing, she also writes TV feature stories and interviews with stars and showrunners. She came to in 2015 and is among the 2022 LA Press Club awards winners for THR's TV coverage on The Live Feed; as well as a 2023 nominee. Jackie previously worked on the digital teams at Yahoo and The New York Post. She graduated from the University of Maryland, with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Boss Can Finally Talk About That Ending, “A Joke 26 Years in the Making”

[This story contains major spoilers from the series finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “No Lessons Learned.”] Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s ending was long in the making. After 12 seasons and more than 20 years, Larry David’s HBO comedy gem signed off on Sunday night with a classic callback to the Seinfeld series finale, which aired in […]

Morgan Wallen Arrested on Suspicion of Reckless Endangerment in Nashville

Morgan Wallen was arrested and jailed Sunday night in Nashville, according to multiple reports. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the arrest (first reported by Billboard) on Monday via a statement from Wallen’s attorney, Worrick G. Robinson of Worrick Robinson Law. “At 10:53 p.m. Sunday evening, Morgan Wallen was arrested in downtown Nashville for reckless endangerment and […]

‘The Regime’ Creator on Crafting an Ending to Kate Winslet’s Reign

[This story contains major spoilers from The Regime‘s finale.] Will Tracy initially wrote the lead character of The Regime as a man. But then he used a writer’s trick: change one thing in the script and see what comes of it. “It seemed to present a lot of interesting possibilities,” the series creator told The […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Series Finale Puts Larry David on Trial — With a ‘Seinfeld’ Plot Twist

[This story contains major spoilers from the series finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “No Lessons Learned.”] And, that’s a wrap on Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. The series finale of the Emmy-winning HBO improv comedy kicked off with a big circle back to how the final season began, with the ensemble heading to Atlanta to […]

How ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Manifested Bruce Springsteen’s Postponed Tour — and Expect Series Finale “Boomerangs”

[This story contains spoilers from season 12, episode nine of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “Ken/Kendra.”] Life imitated art again with the latest Curb Your Enthusiasm. Or, if you ask show boss Jeff Schaffer, “life imitated silly art.” The silly art he is referring to is when Curb‘s Larry David (played by the real Larry David) gave […]

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’s’ Conan O’Brien Clearance Storyline Was Based on Hollywood Neighbor

[This story contains spoilers from season 12, episode eight of Curb Your Enthusiasm, “The Colostomy Bag.”] Conan O’Brien made his long-awaited cameo on the latest episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The talk show host — who is a close friend to creator-star Larry David in real life — appeared on the HBO comedy as a […]

Jeremy Renner Makes His Comeback in ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ Season 3 Trailer

Jeremy Renner is back as Mike McLusky in the first trailer for the actor’s Mayor of Kingstown return. The third season of the Taylor Sheridan Paramount+ series marks Renner’s acting comeback following his near-fatal 2023 New Year’s Day snowplow accident. Renner returned to set one year after he was critically injured after being run over by a 14,300-pound […]

‘The Jinx — Part Two’ Revisits Bombshell Robert Durst Hot Mic Confession

Robert Durst is back as an HBO subject with the follow-up to the bombshell 2015 docuseries The Jinx. The Jinx — Part Two, which is coming April 21 and nearly a decade after the first installment, is a six-episode continuation of Andrew Jarecki’s Emmy-winning docuseries, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, that […]

‘The Bachelorette’ Has Named Its First Asian American Lead With Jenn Tran for Season 21

The Bachelorette made some franchise history on Monday. The long-running hit ABC reality dating series announced its first Asian American lead. After 20 seasons, The Bachelorette‘s Jenn Tran will make franchise history in that role. Tran, who was eliminated before hometown week on Joey Graziadei’s now-concluded 28th season of The Bachelor, was announced as the […]

‘Euphoria’ Season 3 Filming Delayed, Cast Can “Pursue Other Opportunities”

Filming for Euphoria season three has been put on hold. The Sam Levinson drama was expected to start production soon on its long-awaited new season. But that plan has changed to give Levinson more time to work on the dark teen drama’s scripts. In addition, the show’s cast — which includes Dune: Part Two star […]

‘The Regime’ Is a Warning About Reelecting Trump (and It’s Also Supposed to Make You Laugh)

[This story contains spoilers from the first four episodes of The Regime.] Across four episodes of HBO’s The Regime, Kate Winslet has morphed into an evolving tyrant. Her Chancellor Elena Vernham, the populist leader of a fictional, unnamed country identified as being located in Middle Europe, was introduced to viewers as a vulnerable, paranoid and […]

‘American Horror Story: Delicate Part 2’ Trailer Unmasks Kim Kardashian Character

After a six-month break, American Horror Story is clawing its way back. The 12th season in FX’s hit horror anthology from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk was split into two parts, an effect of the 2023 dual Hollywood strikes. The first five episodes of AHS: Delicate concluded in October 2023, and now the final four […]