Cops, docs and lawyers had to make room last year for some unusual competition.
Sure, there had been tons of cop shows prior to "NYPD Blue," but nowhere in those earlier incarnations could an alcoholic detective be found telling the district attorney, "Listen to this, you pissy…
Reagan. Martha Quinn. McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak. Forever etched in minds as icons of the 1980s, "L.A. Law" took the me-first attitude of the decade -- added a little California sun and sex…
There's plenty of reasons someone would want to pitch their drama skein straight to a pay cable network.
James Gandolfini was on the upswing. He had excellent supporting turns in "True Romance," "Get Shorty" and "A Civil Action" and was being noticed by critics when he shot the pilot for "The Sopranos"…
Drama "Law & Order" has been nominated for best drama 11 consecutive years, tying the comedy record set by "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "MASH."
Even without a certain badabing, this year's Emmy race offers awards handicappers plenty to bet on.
Curb Your Enthusiasm Network: HBO Showrunner: Larry David Total noms: 2 Emmy pedigree: First year of eligibility Pro: Admirers of the show consider it the most original comedy to arrive in years and…
Everybody Loves Raymond Network: CBS Showrunner: Phil Rosenthal Total noms: 11 Emmy pedigree: The “Raymond” women have fared well, with Patricia Heaton winning the last two years for lead actress and…
24 Network: Fox Showrunners: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran Total noms: 10 Emmy pedigree: First year of eligibility 2001-02 Nielsen ranking: No. 74; 8.6 million viewers Pro: What better way to…
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION Network: CBS Showrunner: Carol Mendelsohn Total noms: 6 Emmy pedigree: Four noms last year; no wins 2001-02 Nielsen ranking: No. 2; 23.7 million viewers Pro: “The West…