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.
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…
Law & Order Network: NBC Showrunner: Michael Chernuchin Total noms: 3 Emmy pedigree: Won best drama in 1997 and has been nominated 11 straight years. 2001-02 Nielsen ranking: No. 7; 20 million…
Sex and the City Network: HBO Showrunner: Michael Patrick King Total noms: 10 Emmy pedigree: “Sex” became the first cable skein to win best comedy or drama when it took home the big prize last year…