Al Seib / Los Angeles Times
What makes for a good ensemble? It's the writing, of course.
"Someone else writes the words," said Gretchen Mol, who plays the blond bombshell of a showgirl, Gillian Darmody on "Boardwalk Empire." The HBO series was honored for ensemble performance for a drama series.
"It's always a surprise from week to week. At the end of the day, it's really the writers in that room. I don't know how they come up with what they do. It's so bold and scary and I don't know how they get away with it."