If cultural progress for gay rights has tilted toward mainstreaming of characters via network television — with gradual acceptance reflected by a surplus of gay best friends, usually devoid of any…
The Normal Heart
Director Ryan Murphy explains why Jim Parsons played the same role on both stage and screen.
Mark Ruffalo couldn’t make it to Sunday night’s SAG Awards ceremony to accept in person his prize for outstanding male actor in a TV movie or miniseries, but thanks to Twitter, he was able to share a…
The Producers Guild of America has selected HBO’s television movie “The Normal Heart” as the winner of its 2015 Stanley Kramer Award. The honor will be accepted by the executive producers at the 26th…
It's almost impossible to silence Larry Kramer, the influential activist and writer who started the Gay Men’s Health Crisis. But around the May premiere of HBO's "The Normal Heart," which he wrote…
A change in rules make this new category extra competitive.
"The truth doesn't really want to line up and be a dramatic story very often," says John Rice, co-writer (with Joe Batteer) of the Emmy-nominated Lifetime mini "Bonnie and Clyde" (pictured). "It goes…
Faced with a wealth of content, the TV Academy decided to put movies and minis into separate categories this year, after combining them three years ago. The timing couldn't have been better for…
Strong screen presence and nuanced tales lifted these movies & minis to the top.
Sometimes the hardest legacy to live up to is your own.
The abundance of quality programming and expanding number of options has created a logjam for the nighttime Emmy Awards, where the celebration over which shows earned nomination will inevitably give…