HBO leads noms but surging shows, from returnees to hot newcomer, define a historically uncertain scene.
Comedy writers & directors tested limits this season
“Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive…
HBO has come a long way from its nascent years as a hub for bigscreen movies, where viewers tuned in to watch box office hits they'd missed in the theater. With 99 noms, HBO is not only one of the…
Scene stealers and straight talkers dominate this year’s Emmy race for supporting actress and actor.
Crafting an ensemble cast that has chemistry and serves a series takes experience and skill to a degree, but it can entail a healthy dose of risk-taking and finger-crossing as well. When Jeanne…
In much the same way that dramas like AMC's "Breaking Bad" and HBO's "The Sopranos" made flawed antiheroes easy to root for, a new wave of comedy is putting the oddball front and center. Instead of…
Men and women behind the scenes give life to actors' performances, writers' words and a director's vision.
A look at the next generation of below-the-line all stars.
When Billy Bob Thornton first read Noah Hawley's "Fargo" pilot, the Oscar-winning actor says he didn't give much thought to the fact that the unconventional, gritty thriller would air on TV. "That…