The casualty count on "The Walking Dead" remains high — and that's just its showrunners. Scott M. Gimple is the latest to step into the breach, after Glen Mazzara supplanted Frank Darabont — who…
In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
No matter how many next-day TV ratings stories I write, I'm still the embodiment of the headache networks and advertisers suffer from these days.
Creating a toothy vehicle for James Spader, few series can boast such a compelling central figure, even if his cryptic comments and opaque motives risk giving way to a rather familiar procedural.
Having Michael J. Fox back on NBC Thursday roughly 30 years later has a certain symmetry, but generating sustained interest in his comeback vehicle will require more than just good will.
That “Glee” star Cory Monteith will be among an exclusive group of actors getting a special memorial tribute at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday was to be expected given the industry and its fans…
Each of the tributes, which will come in addition to the traditional In Memoriam segment, will be delivered by a colleague who had a close relationship with them.
Remember "New Amsterdam," a 2008 Fox series starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as a crime-solving immortal? The network and the producers of "Sleepy Hollow" — another Fox drama built around an…
After an intense season that required shooting in five countries, with two units running simultaneously, it's maybe not all that surprising that an Emmy victory for best drama would mean a…
Comedians like Richard Lewis, Ray Romano and Keenen Wayans vividly recall their first time at one of the Improv clubs. Others, such as Larry David and Bill Maher, remember an overarching sense of…
Leslie Moonves knew in 2000 that CBS wasn't where he wanted it to be, but he had a good idea of how he could turn his network around. And those plans included a liberal dose of successful filmmaker…