SEASON FIVE OF SUNDANCETV’S ORIGINAL SERIES
“CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER”
RETURNS WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29 AT 10AM ET
The Daytime Emmy® Nominated Series Returns with Seven New Episodes Featuring
A-List Actors, Actresses, Directors and Producers including Renée Zellweger, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Jennifer Lopez, Adam Driver, Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach,
Greta Gerwig, Todd Philipps and more Leading into the Academy Awards®
(Photo Credit: Austin Hargrave/SundanceTV)
View trailer HERE,
Season five of SundanceTV’s original unscripted series “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter” kicks off Sunday, December 29 at 10/9am CT. This season, talent behind this year's most talked about television shows and films open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed entertainment.
The premiere episode will air Sunday, December 29 and again Sunday, January 5 at 10/9am CT with a conversation on the art of directing led by The Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway, featuring Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”), Noah Baumbach (“Marriage Story”), Greta Gerwig (“Little Women”), Todd Philipps (“Joker”), Lulu Wang (“The Farewell”) and Fernando Meirelles (“The Two Popes”).
Nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2017, “Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter” represents a continued commitment by SundanceTV to innovative, informative unscripted programming that sheds light on the world of filmed storytelling and popular culture.
The series is executive produced by Matthew Belloni, Stephen Galloway, Jennifer Laski and Lacey Rose from The Hollywood Reporter, Paul Haddad from SundanceTV and produced by Stephanie Fischette from The Hollywood Reporter.
THIS SEASON ON “CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER”
Directors – Premieres Sunday, January 5, 2020
Stephen Galloway, Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Todd Philipps, Lulu Wang, Fernando Meirelles discuss their work as film directors.
Actresses – Premieres Sunday, January 12, 2020
Rebecca Ford, Renée Zellweger, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Lopez discuss the craft of acting.
Actors – Premieres Sunday, January 19, 2020
Stephen Galloway, Adam Driver, Adam Sandler, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Shia LaBeouf discuss the craft of acting.
Producers – Premieres Sunday, January 26, 2020
Rebecca Ford, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Charlize Theron, David Heyman, Dan Lin, Peter Chernin, Debra Martin Chase discuss producing films.
Writers – Premieres Sunday, February 2, 2019
Stephen Galloway, Taika Waititi, Anthony McCarten, Lorena Scafaria, Kasi Lemmons, Destin Daniel Cretton discuss writing in films.
Documentary – Premieres Sunday, February 9, 2020
Rebecca Keegan, Julia Reichert, Asif Kapadia, Lauren Greenfield, Nanfu Wang, Todd Douglas Miller discuss creating a documentary.
Executives – Premieres Sunday, February 16, 2020
Matthew Belloni, Tom Rothman, Scott Stuber, Toby Emmerich, Donna Langley, Jennifer Salke, Jim Gianopulos, Alan Horn discuss their roles as studio executives.
Since its launch in 1996, SundanceTV has remained true to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity and distinctive storytelling through unique voices and narratives found in the best independent films. From delivering critically acclaimed Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winning television featuring some of the world's most talented creators and performers, to showcasing some of the most compelling and iconic films across genres and generations, SundanceTV is a smart and thought-provoking entertainment destination. SundanceTV is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.; its sister networks include AMC, IFC, BBC America and WE tv. SundanceTV is available across all platforms, including on-air, online at sundance.tv, on demand and mobile.
About The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in- depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news. THR won a 2016 Webby Award for best online film and video in the entertainment category and the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the Special Interest category in 2015 and 2016 in addition to a 2015 and 2016 ASME National Magazine Award nomination for Magazine of the Year and a Gerald Loeb Award nomination for its Studio Chiefs Roundtable. Additionally, the brand took home 10 SoCal journalism awards in 2015 and seven in 2016, including Entertainment Journalist of the Year. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter staff won Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street. The Hollywood Reporter and SundanceTV partner to co- produce and broadcast Daytime Emmy Award nominated “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter,” an original non-fiction series featuring panels with potential Emmy and Oscar nominees. In June 2016, The Hollywood Reporter launched a new feature, the THR 100, ranking the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood. THR's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, a huge social media footprint, and glittery year-round events.