"Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice"
"Army Wives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Criminal Minds," "Reaper," "Private Practice."
While enthralling viewers with intricately improbable plotlines, soap operas double as boot camp for actors. Any notion of a stigma is a thing of the past, and savvy talent scouts already scour soaps…
Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards get talked up a lot as a vehicle for reaching children, but before becoming a sponsor this year, mega-retailer Wal-Mart did its share of homework.
In 1962 -- before Rachael Ray and Jamie Oliver were born -- WGBH produced Julia Child's first cooking show, "The French Chef," unaware it was creating a different type of television: lifestyle…
In 2003 when Denise Cramsey left "Trading Spaces" at the height of its popularity, she knew what she was doing. Today she's on the road as an executive producer of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home…
Alan Alda: The West WingSeasons on show: TwoEmmy pedigree: 31 noms; five wins (“MASH,” 1974, ’77, ’79, ’82)Episodes submitted: “Two Weeks Out,” “The Last Hurrah”Season highlight: The live debate…
Candice Bergen: Boston LegalSeasons on show: One (as a regular)Emmy pedigree: Eight noms; five wins (“Murphy Brown,” 1989, ’90, ’92, ’94, ’95)Episodes submitted: “The Ass Fat Jungle,” “Live…
Shauna Duggins, who played Jennifer Garner's stunt double for almost the entire run of "Alias," can run, fight and jump in high heels. But walking down stairs and onto a stage in heels without…
With single-camera laffers making up four of the five Emmy nominees for comedy series -- "Arrested Development," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "The Office" and "Scrubs" -- it would make sense to think the…
Every year, as critical darlings from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to "Gilmore Girls" are overlooked at Emmy time, fans and critics are left again to wonder: Why can't teen shows get any respect?