Television is turning into a pretty sketchy neighborhood, much to the delight of producers who have been trying to stake out some real estate there for years. Scott Aukerman ("Comedy Bang! Bang!")…
Writers write what they know — and TV writers know Hollywood. Three comedies — FX's "The Comedians," HBO's "The Comeback" and Showtime's "Episodes" — took dead aim at the industry this past season…
Sometimes you just need a wicked witch soaking in a big tub of blood or a fork to the back of the head to drive a drama home. Today's TV writers and producers are no longer limited to depicting…
On the face of it, it might be surprising to learn than a CW series based on a telenovela would take home a prestigious Peabody Award. Yet Peabody's jurors look beyond the surface to honor shows that…
Just barely out of the womb, boutique TV promo agency Denizen landed one of the hottest new shows, AMC's "Better Call Saul," and crafted a trailer that blew up the already buzzy property.
In 2001, a frail Sid Caesar walked with assistance to the stage to accept his Television Critics Assn. Career Achievement Award, looking out at a ballroom filled with critics and Hollywood bizzers…
Crazy may be the new normal, at least when it comes to TV character roles.
Darkness becomes FX. Whether it's the Southern Gothic tone of "Justified," the evil incarnate of "American Horror Story," the Cold War paranoia of "The Americans" or the underlying menace of "Sons of…
Jimmy Kimmel may have earned himself a seat at the big kids' table in latenight TV, but that doesn't mean he's dulled his edge.
Jimmy Kimmel admits he's "kind of an easy mark" for charity shoulder taps, but hearing the genesis of Alex's Lemonade Stand from her parents hooked him.
If inspired silliness and Internet ubiquity are the controlling factors in this year's Emmy race, then Jimmy Kimmel just might be able to break "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" stranglehold on the…