Yvonne Villarreal is a senior television writer for the Calendar section and co-host of “The Envelope” podcast. A native Angeleno, Villarreal earned her bachelor’s degree from Cal State Fullerton and her master’s degree from the Columbia School of Journalism.
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Veteran TV producer Chuck Lorre says his new Max series, “Bookie,” which features an appearance with Charlie Sheen, has parallels with his career as a sitcom writer.
Nov. 30, 2023
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Nov. 23, 2023
Showrunner Noah Hawley discusses Season 5 of “Fargo,” which draws from the film and is set in a more recent period from past seasons, the writers’ strike and his upcoming adaptation of ‘Aliens.’
Nov. 22, 2023
The showrunner and a set designer on Netflix’s “Virgin River” discuss how they prepared for the pair of holiday-themed episodes that will round out the fifth season of the series.
Nov. 19, 2023
For this Times reporter, Matthew Perry was a relatable person whose indelible character on ‘Friends’ provided an escape and a laugh, even now as the public processes his death.
Oct. 30, 2023
As scrutiny mounts on reality TV, stars from Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives’ franchises, ‘Love Is Blind’ and ‘The Challenge’ say the industry needs to change.
Oct. 27, 2023
The latest season of the reality series ‘Love Is Blind’ fell apart in spectacular fashion. Has Netflix’s wildest dating show lost its mojo?
Oct. 13, 2023
Lee Eisenberg, who developed the story for the Apple TV+ series, discusses how the adaptation deviates from the book, from Harriet Sloane’s background to how Six-Thirty got his name.
Oct. 13, 2023
‘The Morning Show’ depicts the attack on the U.S. Capitol and Bradley Jackson’s coverage. The show’s leaders discuss how it came together.
Oct. 4, 2023
Several TV showrunners speak to The Times about the end of the writers’ strike and how sadness and frustration over the negotiations temper their joy.
Sept. 28, 2023