"It's not TV, it's HBO," the pay cable station claims proudly. And the mantra's proving to be a successful lure for independent film directors to helm some of the edgiest and idiosyncratic…
While network telepics have generally receded into the mists of time, there are still TV movies that can artistically compete with those of the silver screen.
Ever since HBO re-energized the genre with "From the Earth to the Moon" in 1998, there has been industry debate over what constitutes a miniseries. Can a story told over several weeks, 10 in the case…
HBO's "The Laramie Project" and "The Stranger Inside," and Showtime's "The Believer" and "Things Behind the Sun" are just a few of this year's notable telepics whose beginnings took root at film…
Adapting popular modern novels for television may be a daunting task, but many believe that the longform small-screen format allows literary properties to breathe more naturally and with less…
Whether it's about a celebrity, TV fave or historical figure, if it's got a good hook, you'll probably see it among the upcoming season's batch of movies and miniseries.
Miniseries 1992 – A Woman Named Jackie, NBC 1993 – Prime Suspect 2 (Mystery!), PBS 1994 – Prime Suspect 3 (Mystery!), PBS 1995 – Joseph, TNT 1996 – Gulliver’s Travels, NBC 1997 – Prime Suspect 5…
Gone are the days when a singular comedy series dominated the Emmys, with everyone knowing who would win long before the envelope was opened.
The Emmy Awards, as we know them now, have been around since 1948. Now, in those 53 years, how many different men would you guess have won the Emmy for actor in a comedy series? Possibly 50? Maybe…
While this year's race for lead actor in a comedy could feature several fresh new faces, that's assuming Emmy voters may break away from the usual suspects, which they rarely do.