Sundance's 'Rectify,' Pivot's 'Fortitude' and WGN's America's 'Manhattan' enter the Emmy season fracas.
"Vee's too scary for me to watch."
FX's Reagan-era spy drama "The Americans" featured one of the most disturbing stories of this television season — and no, it wasn't the one where a man was doused in gasoline and burned alive. Nor…
Sometimes sound work means finding a way to recreate a time period. Sometimes it means bringing the spectral to life. With Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," it means both. "The pilot, and all of 'Penny…
"In that orgy scene in the hotel, it was like I was sleeping, it felt like a dream I was having."
You could almost hear the music as Queen Latifah joined Taraji P. Henson in Variety's Actors on Actors studio for a candid conversation about their groundbreaking roles — one as blues singer Bessie…
"Nothing ever gets old if you are an artist."
For years, the prevailing wisdom in television was that people's ability to bond with a series depended on characters' likability. Viewers enjoyed spending time with Andy Griffith or Dick Van Dyke…
Bruce Rosenblum may be ending his reign as chairman and CEO of the TV Academy at the end of the year, but his passion project is far from over. Before he steps down, he still has a few things on his…
If Showtime's "Happyish" had a bigger episode order, Steve Coogan says he'd probably be working on something else right now. "I wouldn't have done this series had it been a long series because I've…
Though the TV Academy is often criticized for giving Emmy nominations to the same shows and performers year after year, 2015 is all about change. With "Breaking Bad" and its multiple Emmy winner…