People often equate actors with roles they play, and 10 seasons into "NCIS" some folks think Mark Harmon is Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
"Kids are kids. What they're expecting is roughly the same. It's adapting it to the different places they're looking for it that's the challenge," says Chris Waldron, VP of digital at Cartoon Network.
History, Lifetime and A&E don't exactly cater to the same auds, but they share a philosophy and corporate culture that supports producers and encourages creative risk.
Series that make room for compelling new characters end up in Emmy's good graces
She may play Evil Queen-turned-Storybrooke mayor on "Once Upon a Time," but Lana Parrilla is also a fan of the ABC show.
Prolific dealmaker Rumplestiltskin is one of primetime's most enigmatic and colorful characters, so it's little wonder the opportunity to play the part convinced Scottish actor Robert Carlyle to sign…
For years, Cheryl Hines has squeezed in plenty of film, TV and voice work while appearing on HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Why add another series to her busy schedule?
When Noah Wyle signed on as professor-turned-warrior Tom Mason in TNT's sci-fi series "Falling Skies," he knew it was a huge departure from his tenure as Dr. John Carter on "ER."
Callie Thorne has been a familiar face to TV auds long before USA Network's "Necessary Roughness."
When "NCIS" first premiered few viewers knew that NCIS -- Naval Criminal Investigative Service -- actually existed, or that unlike other military investigative agencies, over 90% of its staff is…
Long before of "The Closer," Kyra Sedgwick carved out a successful career spanning film, theater and television. She had turned down offers of other series, including series shot in New York where…