"George (R.R. Martin) lays the trap beautifully. You never see the slaughter coming, but when you reread the chapter, all the clues are there and you curse yourself for being blind to them."
Road to the Emmys – Writer
Like "The X-Files" before it, "Breaking Bad" promises to be the gift that keeps on giving to the creative community.
In 1963, Emmy nominations for writing and helming went to lawyer and doctor shows; a Western about a crooked poker game; a bittersweet romance; and a stage play starring Trevor Howard as Disraeli…
Despite a resume that includes screenwriting duties for directors such as Clint Eastwood, Jonathan Demme, Barbra Streisand and Terry Gilliam, Richard LaGravenese still sounds a little breathless as…
When Julian Fellowes wrote the heartbreaking "Episode 4" of "Downton Abbey," in which the aristocratic Crawley family's beloved iconoclastic daughter Sybil (Jessica Brown Findlay) dies after giving…
Many series use experts and consultants to make sure their action, whether it's in a courtroom or outer space, is portrayed accurately -- though writers take plenty of creative license. But on some…
This isn't how you're supposed to end a show. On the last episode of the now-cancelled TNT cop-drama “Southland,” the character that had become the glue of the gritty program over five seasons, John…
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…
Split between writing and series nominations in comedy deepens.
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