The Emmys forever seem to be grappling with a tension that, in award circles, is virtually unique to television — one that, thanks to a spate of big series finales, seems more sharply focused than…
It’s easy to dismiss ABC’s “The Astronaut Wives Club” as just another sudser, but the limited series based on Lily Koppel’s chronicles of the Mercury Seven astronauts’ wives has more lurking in its…
Dwight Eisenhower learned an essential lesson during World War II: "Plans are useless, but planning is essential." In that respect, Ike probably would have made a helluva showrunner. A longform…
"Thank goodness Meredith didn't sleep with Don."
Competitive race for the leading ladies in comedy and drama finds new faces seeking Emmy honors this year.
Authenticity is the Grail most production designers seek, though they're not above a little trickery to achieve it. "Outlander" designer Jon Gary Steele reports producers "didn't want anyone watching…
The 2014-15 TV season provided us with unforgettable scenes from the smallscreen.
When long-running series end, hunt for gold begins
From the very first shot of Don Draper in the final season of "Mad Men" there's something different about him. He's wearing a blue shirt, after having always worn white during seven seasons. It's…
Even though viewers would ultimately embrace the hotly anticipated finale of “Mad Men,” series creator Matt Weiner confessed that he was plagued by increasingly gnawing worries over how they would…
Maybe even “Mad Men” deserve a happy ending. In a new video posted on AMC’s site, “Mad Men” creator and executive producer Matt Weiner offered more explanation of his iconic show’s series finale. In…