Many people think that Jon Hamm has won an Emmy for "Mad Men." Not true. But the show's four consecutive victories in drama series make people assume everyone with the "Mad Men" universe has been…
"House of Cards" broke through to become the first digitally distributed series to earn a major nomination for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Every year, a gaggle of gagmen and funnywomen set out in pursuit of that holiest of TV grails: the first-person sitcom -- a show written around a comedian's distinctive personality. Nothing can curb…
Judd Apatow, who receives Variety's Creative Leadership Award today, has almost singlehandedly spearheaded a new generation of comedic talent.
A "Visit to a Small Planet" with nothing but sex on the brain, "What Planet Are You From?" is a dirty-middle-aged-man's comedy that suggests Garry Shandling is headed for a screen career more closely…
In a stunning reversal, a judge has reinstated a key claim in Garry Shandling's conflict-of-interest lawsuit against his former manager Brad Grey and ruled that the bulk of his claims may be…
Garry Shandling's megabucks case against his former manager and friend Brad Grey was dealt a major setback Thursday when L.A. Superior Court Judge Ralph Dau dismissed claims that the actor is…
HBO's critically acclaimed "The Larry Sanders Show" makes its summer debut tonight with a special 45-minute episode (see review, page 6).