Mystery, horror pics in Emmy's contender mix.
As "Will and Grace" wrapped its eighth and final season last year, Debra Messing promised herself a break from acting, for at least six months. Weeks later, when a thick script for "The Starter Wife"…
Sarah Chalke's hiatus from "Scrubs" was half over when the script for "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy" arrived at her door last year.
"Our intentions were never political in any way," "The Path to 9/11" executive producer Marc Platt says about the ABC miniseries that caused a media firestorm when it premiered last September.
For Matthew Perry, TNT's "The Ron Clark Story" was all about upending notions of him as the class clown, a persona that began in grade school and eventually became part of popular culture by way of…
Jim Broadbent has no trouble remembering the murder trials of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady, two child killers whose exploits rocked Britain in the 1960s. So it's understandable why Broadbent might have…
Cut off as a feature film due to financing complications, "Broken Trail" once looked like a project all too well titled. But reconceived as a miniseries behind director Walter Hill, writer Alan…
As happens often in horror stories, TNT's "Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King" began with an experiment. "We wanted to see if we could do eight completely separate movies,"…
Fact-based takes on historical events past and present dominate HBO's slate of upcoming big-budget miniseries, as the cabler tackles the birth of the nation, World War II and the start of the Iraq…
For "Planet Earth" producer Huw Cordey, who spent 10 straight days living in a cave to film a single six-minute sequence, that's amateur night. "It was like mountaineering -- underground, in the…