With so many big dogs in the annual Emmy hunt, what's a kudos underdog to do? Several networks not usually associated with Emmy-bait series are entering or re-entering this year's drama race in a…
"These stories are very resonant, and I thought it made perfect television."
One of the most exciting things about TV today is you never know where the next great drama will come from. Literally. Who would've expected one of the season's buzziest, edgiest, most outlandish new…
"I was so in a bubble that I wasn't even aware of what that moment meant."
One man unites the live musical smash and Broadway sensation.
The broadcast networks collectively will earn more than $8 billion in advertising this year, so it's hard to think of them as underdogs. But they're often unloved in terms of media coverage, and the…
When Jeffrey Tambor won the Emmy Award last year for his groundbreaking portrayal of transgender Maura Pfefferman on "Transparent," he acknowledged backstage that though his show is a comedy, it…
Fox’s production of “Grease: Live!” back in January hit high notes on every level — scoring record ratings for the network and setting a new standard for live TV musicals. (Not to mention Vanessa…
Which of last year's nominees are in and out of the running and which newcomers have already made an impact on the kudos landscape.
The Television Academy is making a tweak to this year’s Emmy ballots: randomizing how each category is presented alphabetically, Variety has learned. The voting site will evenly show entries for a…
In a move to recognize the boom in digital content, the Television Academy has added new categories to the Emmy Awards recognizing short-form series. The Emmys has expanded the short-form series…