Providing further evidence that the broadcast networks have ceded a once-prolific and award-worthy genre to pay cable, four of the five Emmy nominees for variety, music or comedy special aired on HBO.
A company that less than a decade ago started as a way for fans to name that tune (and be able to buy it) has become the most promising digital frontier for television shows and brands looking to…
Across broadcast and cable, these exec producers steer their shows to ratings and critical glory. Here's how they do it. . .
Savvy cable networks, eager to extend their brands outside viewer living rooms, have discovered that while Facebook and Twitter are useful, location-based social media services like Foursquare and…
Brad Pitt. Matt Damon. Christina Ricci. Michael Douglas. Sean Penn. And it isn't even close to Oscar season. Actually, these are just a few of the big-shot film actors who were seen on episodic…
While appearances by well-known movie performers on series generate a great deal of attention, lower-profile actors in recent years have grabbed their fair share of the nominations and awards in the…
Whoever steps up to the podium as host of the Emmy Awards will be under the microscope, with immediate comparisons to Ellen DeGeneres.
We asked several of the country's leading film critics to pick what they hope will be nominated in the Oscar picture race. Many point out that what they loved in 2001 may not end up on the typical…
As the media turned their attention to the opening of Hollywood & Highland and its Kodak Theater last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences quietly continued work on another Hollywood…
What do Trey Parker, Spike Lee, John Lasseter and Robert Zemeckis have in common from their college days? The then-budding directors all stepped up to the podium and took home Student Academy Awards…