Half a millennium separates the Tudors (England's royal house from 1485 to 1603) from the Riches (the name adopted by a family of Travellers from the South who assume an alternate identity). And…
When it came time to re-create the character of Robin Hood for the BBC, writer-exec producer Dominic Minghella looked within himself for inspiration.
John Landgraf echoes what many in the television industry have expressed at one time or another about awards in general. "It's pretty hard to say one TV show is the best," says the FX net topper. "I…
Whoever said "good things come in threes" never tried winning a drama series Emmy. Venerable "Law & Order," which has taken home the gold only once (in 1997) for drama during its 17-year run, and…
High drama contenders.
Variety staffers select drop-dead drama scenes
"The Tonight Show" just turned 15 Jay Leno years old. How's Emmy going to celebrate the anniversary of latenight's most popular show? If the past few years are any indication, the answer could be: It…
One of the first proclamations made by newly upped NBC Entertainment co-chairman Ben Silverman was that he was going to "bring sexy back" to the Peacock. Presumably, Silverman's mandate will be…
It's acquired off-net rights to most of the bigger comedies from the last decade. Now, if all goes according to plan for Turner Broadcasting System's eponymous network, the "very funny" TBS will be…
A look at each show's award credibility