Top 5 Podcast on TV: Caitlin Clark, Ripley Reviews

Welcome to the 254th episode of The top 5 on TV, The Hollywood Reporters TV podcasts.

Host every week Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (Chief TV Critics) break down the latest TV news with business and critical context, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide to what to watch (or skip if necessary).

This is how this week’s (abridged) podcast goes:

1. Headlines

Grey’s Anatomy, Will Trent, death and other details And Avatar: The Last Airbender lead the industry headlines of the week.

March 2nd madness

Caitlin Clark helps boost viewership for March Madness as Iowa’s run surpassed a record previously held by USC and Cheryl Miller.

3. Mailbags

In this segment, we answer listener questions on topics such as review embargoes – why did Netflix withhold reviews? Ripley until launch day? – and the final season of Letterkenny, among others. If you have any questions that you would like us to discuss on the podcast, email us at

4. Critic’s Corner

As always, we close with Dan’s thoughts on this week’s new and returning series. In this episode he comments on Apple SugarNetflixs RipleyHulus dinosaurPBS’ Mr. Bates vs. the Post Office and HBO’s Alex Edelman: Just for us.

Hear everything now The top 5 on TV. Be sure too subscribe to to the podcast so you don’t miss an episode. (Reviews welcome!) You can also email us at with any topics or mailbag questions you’d like to cover in future episodes.

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