Apparently this is the year of the antihero. And it's paying off.
Women have been writing men, and vice versa, in Hollywood since the days of Anita Loos, Francis Marion, Ruth Gordon and Dorothy Parker. But in television recently, a particular female orientation in…
As soon as she read the first script for "Men in Trees," Anne Heche knew she wanted to play relationship coach and author Marin Frist.
"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…