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Can the "Downton" momentum carry Michelle Dockery all the way to a win? nglish actress who was barely known in the States in her pre-'Downton' days is a now a household thesp in those homes where…
Lena Dunham may be the creator, writer, star and often director of the new HBO comedy "Girls" but what happens while she's performing a scene can still surprise her.
Laura Dern's mascara-streaked meltdown in the series premiere of HBO's "Enlightened" introduced viewers to Amy Jellicoe, an executive who cracked under personal and professional pressure, recovered…
Last season on "The Good Wife," a lonely, bored Alicia Florrick (Emmy-winner Julianna Margulies) switched on her TV. Viewers heard the fictional show's voiceover intoning, "The story of Joan of Arc…
Fey, Dunham among scribes who act out own words
A look back at five series where taking a risk, and not going with status quo, paid off handsomely.
Wells tackles both the flaws, accomplishments of ordinary citizens
When Viola Davis first read Kathryn Stockett's bestselling novel "The Help," about African-American maids in early-1960s Mississippi, she recognized Aibileen Clark, the character she would eventually…
Jessica Chastain found the model for the high-pitched Southern accent she uses as blonde bombshell and social outcast Celia Foote in "The Help" only one week before shooting started.