At awards time, there's the familiar refrain, "Just being nominated is honor enough, winning is icing on the cake." When it comes to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Prime Time Emmys, the…
Quality always wins out. Well, that's nice to believe when it comes to Emmy recognition, but don't always expect cablers going up against behemoths HBO and Showtime -- and their impressive ad budgets…
Buena Vista Television has committed to an Aug. 13 broadcast syndication launch date for its upcoming talker "Iyanla," exec produced by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie.
FX has signed up talent to topline the cable net's drama pilots, "Dope" and "The Barn," both vying for a series order to be announced in August.
Forget "The West Wing" and "Will & Grace," the real winner at last year's Emmy Awards was the Academy of Television Arts and Science's experiment in at-home voting.
No stars, no show. That's the quick take on the 53rd annual Emmy Awards should the Hollywood labor drama play out with a strike until mid-September, when Hollywood gathers to fete the small screen's…
In 1960, Harry Belafonte made history as the first African-American to win an Emmy for his performance in "Tonight With Belafonte." Coming at a period of segregation in the United States, Belafonte's…
This is the year the Emmy Awards get real. For the first time, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has created two Prime Time categories that will reward the growing reality genre.
On the surface, "Snap Decision" sounds like any other "based on real events" movie designed to wring tears and time out of viewers. But actually, this Lifetime original represents a new breed of…
Kristin is cute as a button, but "Kristin" is a dud all around. NBC's fish-out-of-water laffer showcases Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth's perky charisma to a point, but it's way over the top and…
Warner Bros. Television has carved out a new job for longtime exec Christina Smith, who has been named senior vice president of financial administration.