Even though Emmy winners "ER," "Law & Order," "The West Wing" and "The Practice" have garnered terrific ratings, drawing a big audience isn't always a factor in determining drama series champs.
Last year, TNT's "Door to Door," a made-for-TV movie about a mild-mannered salesman who overcomes his disability, triumphed over broadcast and pay cable competition, winning six trophies at the Emmys.
New York may never supplant Hollywood as the center of the film world, but that doesn't mean it has to be the red-headed stepchild of the biz, either.
In 1998, "Life Is Beautiful" took the film kudos at the European Film Awards. The following year, Roberto Benigni's Holocaust drama was distributed in the U.S. and went on to nab an Oscar for…
While Susan Sarandon has earned a name for herself playing strong-willed, vocal women onscreen, she's just as outspoken in real life.
It's a credit to "NYPD Blue's" art department that even some of the show's most devoted fans don't realize the cop drama is shot in L.A. But it doesn't hurt its verite feel that the "NYPD Blue" team…
With three movies released within three weeks last month, Susan Sarandon has been a ubiquitous presence on the publicity circuit and all of the attention is making the veteran actress uneasy.
For the first time this fall the broadcasters will be turning to cable siblings or outside entities to program their Saturday morning kid blocks.
"I think NBC in the GE world has been a very strong performer in an extremely difficult economic period," NBC chairman-CEO Bob Wright said recently at the Television Critics Assn. tour.
A gay mortician, a mobster with family troubles and a crooked cop with a bad temper may not have a home on broadcast television, but on cable -- where sex, violence and foul language proliferate…