On a busy morning for cable programming news, IFC is going ahead with new series “Garfunkel & Oates” for 2014, among other projects, and Spike TV announced renewals for two unscripted series. IFC has…
Showtime’s “Homeland” drew nearly 2 million viewers for its third-season premiere on a busy Sunday night, topping its previous premieres and providing a solid lead-in for new drama “Masters of Sex.”…
In cable TV terms, "Masters of Sex" feels like a triumph of concept and casting even before you get to the perfectly entertaining series birthed out of those two well-devised elements. Revisiting…
The producer who brought “American Masters” to PBS audiences will be offering her documentary skills to HBO. Susan Lacy has signed a multi-year deal with the pay TV company to produce and direct…
Although Billie Jean King is described as the first "sports figure" to be featured on "American Masters," her cultural influence obviously goes well beyond lobs and volleys, as this crisp 90-minute…
Michael Douglas, Helen Mirren, Al Pacino. Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, David Mamet, Tom Stoppard. These aren't names normally associated with television, but all are Emmy nominees in the TV movie…
Visual effects masters are called "magicians" for a reason: They really do seem like conjurers. The only limits on what they can put on the screen seem to be time, budget and imagination.
A nearly hourlong overrun from The Masters boosted CBS on Sunday, as the golf action and above-average scores for “60 Minutes” and “Amazing Race” propelled the net to an easy primetime victory in key…
Three costume designers who made a difference on a trio of different films
Paul Thomas Anderson's longtime fascination with souls in extremis achieves a teasing, richly unsettling apotheosis in "The Master."