A good rule of thumb for handicapping the most memorable performances in the miniseries and telepic categories year after year is that larger than life, emotionally wrenching, chew-the-scenery gigs…
More than 10 years ago, "Northern Exposure" made its mark on primetime television as a unique, eclectic offering with a sense of humor not quite tapped before.
When Kathleen Turner began touring the country with her one-woman show, "Tallulah," she certainly didn't imagine that it would lead to a stint on "Friends." Yet it was her a cappella singing in the…
If Andre Braugher has his way, you might not even remember the Emmy-winning thesp for his memorable five-year turn as superintensive Detective Frank Pembleton on "Homicide: Life on the Street" or as…
Marlee Matlin has had no shortage of roles over the years, including an Oscar-winning turn in "Children of a Lesser God." Her TV performances include stops on "Seinfeld," "ER," "The Practice" and…
When crew members asked Christopher Titus to cut the cake at the wrap party for his hit Fox sitcom, "Titus," he was urged to make a wish.
It's not every day that someone asks you to play a character with Tourette's syndrome. So when Anne Heche was offered the role of Melanie Cook on "Ally McBeal," she embraced the preparation process.
Sally Field is clearly no stranger to mental illness, having depicted Sybil's 16 personalities with terrifying accuracy in the 1976 television movie (for which she won an Emmy). And she was back on…
Perhaps Michael Emerson should have known he was destined to play a role like serial killer William Hinks on "The Practice," considering it was while watching a performance of the play "Arsenic and…
The reason William Petersen has had an illustrious acting career but had yet to find a character he was passionate about playing on a TV series?
Pearson Television is undergoing yet another round of staff cuts, as its Euro-based parent the RTL Group tries to focus the U.S. production entity on a narrower range of programming.