| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Mad Men" owned the drama series Emmy for four years running before "Homeland" knocked if off last season. Both shows delivered seasons this year that offer detractors reasons to look elsewhere. Will they? Here's how the field is shaping up.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Golden Globes, "Argo" won for best dramatic film and best director Ben Affleck, while the musical "Les Miserables" took home three Golden Globes -- for best musical or comedy, lead actor for Hugh Jackman and supporting actress for Anne Hathaway. "Lincoln"...
| May 16, 2013
Backstage at the Emmys last year, reporters were squirming — and not just because of the ill-fitting rental tuxes and too-tight gowns. As "Modern Family" rolled to its third straight Emmy win for comedy series (after earlier pulling in prizes for...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
| Jul 19, 2012
I recently attended a lecture by a distinguished man of letters. A poet, novelist, playwright and literary critic, this man also edits journals, directs literary festivals, collaborates on documentary projects, teaches full time at a university and is...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When "Damages"premiered on FX five years ago, it blew everyone's minds for a glistening stack of reasons. The star power (Glenn Close! Ted Danson!), the writing, the crazy two-stepping flashback story line, the hypnotic Evil Queen brutality of Close's...
| Sep 23, 2012
The Emmys used to be seen as an early dress rehearsal for the seriously overloaded awards-season style gantlet that starts in January. But no longer.
Two of fashion's biggest red carpet stars — Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore ("Hemingway &...
| Aug 6, 2011
Buck Henry arguably made his showbiz debut at the age of 2, when his mother, the silent film star Ruth Taylor, took him to the Paramount lot to show him off. She denied then that she wanted him to go into movies. Sorry, Mom. Henry has become a polymath of...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
I asked our Emmy gurus Rob Licuria and Chris "Boomer" Beachum to pipe in with their views of Emmy nominations in the format of "the good, the bad and the ugly." Here are the thoughts Rob sends us: THE GOOD â Finally, Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Saved by the satellite provider? DirecTV is quickly becoming TVâs saving grace, rescuing yet another series from a premature death. The satellite provider is teaming up with âDamagesâ producer Sony Pictures Television to bring back the Gle...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Wonder what Patty Hewes would make of this deal. In a noteworthy marriage of business interests, Sony Pictures Television and satellite broadcaster DirecTV have reached an agreement that will stay the execution of "Damages," the low-rated but critically...