A recent congratulatory ad for the Peacock's "Boomtown" says it all. It lists orgs from which the critically beloved show received kudos this year: AFI. Peabody. Television Critics Assn. Then there's…
This could be the year that HBO conquers its final Emmy frontier. The pay cabler pretty much basks in unlimited TV Academy love these days, but one prize has so far eluded the 800-pound kudos…
Broadcast nets can't seem to loosen cable's stranglehold on quality TV movies. Along with Emmy darling HBO, Showtime and basic cablers TNT, A&E and Lifetime have had a virtual lock on telefilm…
Here's the reality: Emmy still hasn't quite figured out how to categorize non-scripted faves like "Survivor." But that's about to change.
On the heels of a twice-delayed somber telecast in fall 2001 and a somewhat-muted ceremony last year as the TV Academy sought a proper balance between laughter and levity, the Emmy Awards telecast is…
Michael Chapman, who lensed Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," "The Last Waltz" and "Raging Bull," has been tapped to receive the American Society of Cinematographers' lifetime achievement award.
Animated hits such as "The Simpsons" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" may be hot, but their creators won't be -- at least not under the lights of the Emmy telecast.
Back in 1986, Magnum photographer Alex Webb published "Hot Lights, Half-Made Worlds," a book filled with tropical Third World pictures.
The USA series "Monk" received two Emmy nominations its first season: one for Tony Shalhoub as the obsessive-compulsive San Francisco detective, and the other for Jeff Beal's infectious theme music.
Apparently all Emmy awards aren't created equally. The Academy of TV Arts and Sciences' decision to shorten the event by "transferring 15 awards to a separate same-day event to be held during a…
Sure, we're sitting on a couch and staring at the TV, but do the folks on TV have to be sitting on a couch staring back at us? The look of the family sitcom was established in the late '60s and early…