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Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

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    • 4.7 • 409 Ratings

Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an industry question you’d like to hear us address in a Mailbag segment? Email us at TVsTop5@THR.com. Stay tuned for future episodes and be sure to subscribe. Hosted by: Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

    The Upfronts Wrap Edition

    The Upfronts Wrap Edition

    This Weeks Top 5 Topics:

    NBCU (4:36)

    FOX (25:06)

    Disney (33:18)

    Warner Bros. Discovery (45:50)

    Critics Corner (1:05:05)


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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Steven Moffat Talks ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’

    Steven Moffat Talks ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’

    This Weeks Top 5 Topics:

    Headlines (1:31)

    Heading into Upfronts (5:41)

    Changes at Discovery (19:19)

    Showrunner Spotlight: Steven Moffat ('The Time Traveler's Wife') (21:58)

    Critics Corner (1:05:20)


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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Jessica Biel on Her Killer Turn in Hulu’s ‘Candy’

    Jessica Biel on Her Killer Turn in Hulu’s ‘Candy’

    This Weeks Top 5 Topics:

    Headlines (1:19)

    Peacock Cancellation (13:17)

    May TV Preview (23:40)

    Showrunner Spotlight: Jessica Biel ('Candy') (33:50)

    Critics Corner (1:08:53)


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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Dustin Lance Black Talks ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

    Dustin Lance Black Talks ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

    This Weeks Top 5 Topics:

    Headlines (1:49)

    Changes at TNT and TBS (9:15)

    'The Walking Dead' spinoff loses key character (18:35)

    Showrunner Spotlight: Dustin Lance Black ('Under the Banner of Heaven') (26:23)

    Critics Corner (1:05:06)


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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Special Episode - Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things' Finale

    Special Episode - Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things' Finale

    *SPOILER ALERT* This is a special episode of TV's Top 5! In this episode, Dan and Lesley talk about the series finale of 'Better Things' with the series creator, star, writer, and director Pamela Adlon. Yes, she sings in Yiddish... what more could you ask for?
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Natasha Lyonne Dives Into the Past (and Future) of ‘Russian Doll’

    Natasha Lyonne Dives Into the Past (and Future) of ‘Russian Doll’

    This Weeks Top 5 Topics:

    Headlines (3:31)

    Netflix had a bad week (15:06)

    'The Goldbergs' Returning (34:08)

    Showrunner Spotlight: Natasha Lyonne ('Russian Doll') (45:05)

    Critics Corner (1:33:21)


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    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
409 Ratings

409 Ratings

MarioMan7789 ,

Best podcast on TV news

Very informative and rigorous. Sometimes too much baseball talk

TimmyBoy57 ,

Love it

Never miss an episode. Dan and Lesley are so well-informed, smart and fun to listen too.

JLCC03 ,

Top-Notch Show

This podcast is excellent, timely, informative and fun to listen to. If you love television, entertainment and inside baseball — this is your show. Lesley and Dan have well-known, working writers and show runners to discuss the creative and business process of TV. Keep it coming in 2022!

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