Tales from the trenches: Scribes talk shop and compare notes at Variety's annual Night in the Writers' Room sesh at the Writers Guild Theater.
Actors can spend years as important cogs in a successful ensemble series, and then find themselves jobless after season upon season of security.
Many series use experts and consultants to make sure their action, whether it's in a courtroom or outer space, is portrayed accurately — though writers take plenty of creative license. But on some…
This isn't how you're supposed to end a show. On the last episode of the now-cancelled TNT cop-drama “Southland,” the character that had become the glue of the gritty program over five seasons, John…
Every year, a gaggle of gagmen and funnywomen set out in pursuit of that holiest of TV grails: the first-person sitcom — a show written around a comedian's distinctive personality. Nothing can curb…
NBC's "Days of Our Lives" took the gold for drama series at the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday.
Relationships are as important to this year's comedies as straight laffs.
Sex, drama and magical farewells – the most memorable moments in comedy sometimes make you think.
Katey Sagal has more than 30 years of experience in Hollywood, but when she was up for a role on "Lost," she had to audition. "It was a big deal to get this little arc," recalls the actress, who…
Eleven thoroughbreds have won horse racing's Triple Crown, but none since 1978. Primetime comedy also has its version of the trifecta — high ratings, critical acclaim and Emmy notice — and the same…
Big drama and edgy issues aren't reserved for primetime.