Series creator and exec producer Matt Weiner says Draper's emotional journey was the key storytelling element when he mapped out the season.
The Norman Rockwell of movie advertising steps in front of the camera for a long-overdue celebration sure to delight fans and heighten awareness of his legacy.
David Mamet, nominated for both writing and directing "Phil Spector" for HBO, initially resisted examining the wacky recording magnate to be played by Al Pacino. "I went kicking and screaming, the…
GSN has ordered 40 episodes of “Mind of a Man,” a new gameshow that has women trying to figure out what men really think. Each episode features two femme contestants as they determine what men think…
With the primetime heyday of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "Deal or No Deal" now a syndicated memory on television lineups, broadcast and cable networks are facing new challenges when launching…
GSN has handed a third season to one of its highest-rated properties, “The American Bible Challenge.” Cabler ordered 9 hourlong segs, and will bow the third run next year. “We are proud of the…
As if the TV landscape wasn't already vast and intricate enough, networks have found a new way to confuse viewers: launch shows with essentially the same name, and the same theme, during the same…
James Franco doesn't have a lot of down time these days. From museum art installations to directing and starring in various Hollywood features, the 35 year-old actor remains one of the most vocal…
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
The National Theater of Scotland's production of “Macbeth,” starring Alan Cumming, opened on Broadway April 21. The following is Mark Fisher's original review (June 18, 2012) of the show's initial…