Many people think that Jon Hamm has won an Emmy for "Mad Men." Not true. But the show's four consecutive victories in drama series make people assume everyone with the "Mad Men" universe has been…
Emmy nomination day this year was like an instant snapshot of the breadth and excitement of today's television landscape, not to mention — for the recognized actors — a reminder that TV might be…
After an intense season that required shooting in five countries, with two units running simultaneously, it's maybe not all that surprising that an Emmy victory for best drama would mean a…
Series creator and exec producer Matt Weiner says Draper's emotional journey was the key storytelling element when he mapped out the season.
Like the series' lead character Frank Underwood, the "House of Cards" creative team had to navigate some tricky hurdles en route to nine Emmy nominations in its first season.
Jay and Mark Duplass are unusually upbeat for a pair of indie directors working today. The sibling helmers, who specialize in such DIY comedies as "Cyrus" and "Jeff Who Lives at Home," are constantly…
Approaching its third season, the creators of PBS Masterpiece's "Downton Abbey" had to confront several major issues.
Live or let die — that was the question.
With four and a half seasons of what is widely regarded as TV perfection behind him, Vince Gilligan faced one hell of a trial going into the final chapter of "Breaking Bad."
The shocking car accident that killed new father Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens) in the season three "Downton Abbey" finale put fans in a tizzy. How could they?! Just when Matthew and Mary (Michelle…
Armando Iannucci, the son of an Italian, was born in Scotland and lives in England, but he seems to understand American politics better than most Americans. Iannucci is the creator of HBO's "Veep,"…