For anyone who wants to test-drive the experience of being a television writer, Matt Selman has an easy solution. Get a group of your most sarcastic friends together in a room, preferably windowless…
Not much of an upset Saturday night during the first leg of the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony as HBO’s "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" maintained its trophy market share with a total of five wins…
Here it comes, the big night. By midday Sunday showbiz journos will converge in tents at the Shrine Auditorium for the 59th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Seems like there’s been precious little…
It’s come to this for Joan and Melissa Rivers. After losing their berths on E! and more recently, TV Guide Channel, on Emmy night they’ll be nowhere near the red carpet at the Shrine Auditorium but…
The Oscar kudofest has a permanent home at ABC, the Grammy showcase resides at CBS, and the Golden Globes telecast remains parked at NBC. But the Emmy broadcast -- which migrates to Fox Sept. 16 with…
Seacrest in! Fox has bowed to the inevitable and selected "American Idol" dude Ryan Seacrest as host of its Sept. 16 live Primetime Emmy Awards telecast, as Variety’s Michael Schneider reports. He’s…
Chemistry. That elusive, indefinable connection between actor and role, and among actors in a cast, can turn a pilot into a hit and an actor-for-hire into a breakout star.
Reality TV takes more bites of the Emmy apple this year than ever before but some below-the-line artists are still hungry for more.
When Jaye Hersh tunes into ABC's "Desperate Housewives," she's not interested in who's feuding with who or bedding whom on the weekly seriocomic melodrama. Rather, the owner of the hip Los Angeles…
Creative Arts Emmys list, part I