One plays a struggling lawyer; the other, an accomplished doctor. When Bob Odenkirk ("Better Call Saul") and Michael Sheen ("Masters of Sex") sat down in Variety's Actors on Actors studio, the two…
"You realize very quickly that it was like a conspiracy for me to win an Emmy."
"Everything on our show is done by the skin of its teeth."
Romance has always been the force that drives the PBS period drama "Downton Abbey." This season's most sizzling storyline wasn't about widowed Mary Crawley's (Michelle Dockery) secret getaway with a…
Editors working on several of this year's most intense dramas have found a certain surprising philosophy crucial to their cut: Restraint. Whether wandering through the backstory of a family with a…
Authenticity is the Grail most production designers seek, though they're not above a little trickery to achieve it. "Outlander" designer Jon Gary Steele reports producers "didn't want anyone watching…
Why not let male and females compete by designating a "performance of the year," without regard to gender?
Digital outlets are poised for big wins, just as cable took on broadcast a decade ago
There was a time when the craft of writing for television was considered to be several rungs below the art of writing for films, and that applied to composers and songwriters as well as…
"It used to be accepted wisdom that you couldn't set an American show anywhere outside America, because people wouldn't care," says Evan Katz, who, with fellow producer Manny Coto took Fox's…
From the very first shot of Don Draper in the final season of "Mad Men" there's something different about him. He's wearing a blue shirt, after having always worn white during seven seasons. It's…