Bethonie Butler

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering television and pop culture

Education: University of Maryland, BA in journalism

Bethonie Butler covers television and pop culture for the features section. She joined The Washington Post in 2010 as a member of the social team. Before coming to The Post, she was an online editor for LX.TV, NBC Universal’s lifestyle production company. A Maryland native, Butler has also written for and the Providence Journal.
Latest from Bethonie Butler

The 65 newest TV shows and movies to stream right now

What’s available on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video and more in April.

April 24, 2023

How Ramón Rodríguez helped make this police procedural a surprise hit

The "Will Trent" star talks about playing ABC's troubled GBI agent.

April 19, 2023

‘Praise This’ isn’t your grandma’s gospel film — and that’s the point

Director Tina Gordon wanted to make a faith-based movie for the social media generation.

April 8, 2023

Bad Bendall? Harrata? Zelena? The celeb couples consuming the internet.

From Rosalía and Rauw Alejandro's big announcement to the rumored romance between Bad Bunny and Kendall Jenner, what to know about buzzworthy celebrity couples.

April 4, 2023

‘Swarm’ alludes to the Beyhive, but the new thriller is about much more

Donald Glover and Janine Nabers ("Atlanta") introduce a memorable anti-heroine in the Prime Video thriller "Swarm."

March 18, 2023

Puerto Rican singer iLe pushed through uncertainty to create ‘Nacarile’

Calle 13 alum iLe, who kicked off a multi-city tour this month, on creating during the pandemic, collaborating with Ivy Queen and advocating for Puerto Rico.

March 15, 2023

Oscars 2023: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ dominates, winning seven awards

Live news and analysis from the 2023 Oscars, including red carpet looks, winners and the biggest moments.

March 13, 2023

11 streaming shows that are unexpectedly great for when you’re sick

“Abbott Elementary,” “Will Trent” and other series that will help you feel better.

March 7, 2023

The Smithsonian hopes to capture the MTV generation with ‘The Exhibit’

The Smithsonian and MTV join forces on a reality competition show where the winning artist gets to exhibit their work at the prestigious Hirshhorn museum. Plus $100,000.

March 3, 2023

Harvey Weinstein gets 16 more years in prison after Calif. rape trial

The disgraced film producer was sentenced to 16 more years in prison after being convicted of rape last December in Los Angeles.

February 23, 2023