Nominees such as Robert Morse, Jane Fonda, Diana Rigg, Elaine Stritch and Bob Newhart do more than just deliver a line — they become part of the narrative.
Leslie Moonves knew in 2000 that CBS wasn't where he wanted it to be, but he had a good idea of how he could turn his network around. And those plans included a liberal dose of successful filmmaker…
Actors can spend years as important cogs in a successful ensemble series, and then find themselves jobless after season upon season of security.
Mike O'Malley might well be the poster boy for how roles come to define actors — for better or for worse. O'Malley found his work slammed by critics in his ill-fated sitcom "The Mike O'Malley Show"…
The Twitterverse burned bright after sexy Patrick Wilson portrayed a doctor getting physical with Lena Dunham's schlumpy character Hannah on HBO's "Girls."
Show business traditionally hasn't been kind to mature actresses, even those with Emmys, Oscars and Tonys tucked under their collective belts. Often, roles that are offered tend to be less than…
Like sands through the hourglass, the heyday of the soap opera has slipped away. Not that you'd be able to tell at the Daytime Emmys.
Joshua Brand and John Falsey come full circle as WGAW's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award honorees. Brand says their first series, "St. Elsewhere," was "greatly influenced" by Chayefsky's satirical film…
Variety asked five PGA television nominees -- Gareth Neame ("Downton Abbey," PBS), Christopher Lloyd ("Modern Family," ABC), Leslie Greif ("Hatfields & McCoys," The History Channel), Anthony Bourdain…
The blow when Judi Dench discovered her character would not survive was softened by the "Skyfall" storyline that almost entirely pivots around the relationship between James Bond and his steely boss…
"Argo" may center on the odd, real-life conceit of a CIA agent using a fake movie to cover the escape of Iran hostages, but the real magic happens whenever supporting players John Goodman, Alan Arkin…