Across broadcast and cable, these exec producers steer their shows to ratings and critical glory. Here's how they do it. . .
The Secret Lives Of Wives
The secret hideout of a group of Flemish horndogs comes under threat of exposure in "Loft," a tightly drawn, atmospheric thriller that has one false bottom too many to qualify as great.
Amy Adams will star in the indie drama "Daughter of the Queen of Sheba" for producers Susan Cartsonis and Matt Williams ("What Women Want").
Like a mouthful of honey, "The Secret Life of Bees" is cloyingly sweet and gooey, and you're not quite sure you can swallow it undiluted.
At the start of last year's award season, no prognosticator worth his salt was suggesting "The Pianist" would end up with director and actor Oscars.
John Irving's novels -- which juicily mix comedy, melodrama, real-world issues and fable -- can seem "natural" screen material. But as prior mixed-bag versions of "The World According to Garp" and…