Behind every procedural television series is a team of highly qualified, and often unheralded, technical consultants who painstakingly help inject authenticity into the fictional life-and-death…
The actress had guested on only one primetime series in her life -- some minor work on "Laverne & Shirley" nearly 25 years ago. But this season, "Huff" executive producer Robert Lowry decided to give…
It's no surprise that the holy grail of TV actors is a starring role on a singular successful series. Landing a role as a regular means a steady paycheck, visibility and, most important, the…
For thousands of years, Aeschylus, Sophocles and the rest of humanity knew the difference between comedy and drama. Comedy made you laugh. Drama made you cry. Or think. Or do anything but laugh.
A look at veteran or critically acclaimed dramas that will likely be in the Emmy mix in 2006.
Every year, as critical darlings from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to "Gilmore Girls" are overlooked at Emmy time, fans and critics are left again to wonder: Why can't teen shows get any respect?
HBO coined the phrase "Family. Redefined." to promote "The Sopranos," but those words ring even truer for the cable channel's newest Sunday drama, "Big Love."
Television will get its own turn at the independent market this July. The Independent Television Festival, running July 28-31, will provide a jumping-off point for independent talents.
The CW has found its head of comedy, tapping UPN exec Kim Fleary to head its laffer development team. Fleary will serve as exec VP of comedy development for the net. She'll report to CW prexy Dawn…
Top television studio Warner Bros. TV has made some changes in its development ranks, naming Wendy Steinhoff to VP on the comedy side and Lisa Roos to director in the drama department.
The first full week after the May sweep, the week ending June 4, saw ratings decline across the syndicated lineup, as expected following the end of a ratings period.