| Jul 18, 2008
LIKE ALL show business awards, like all exclusive lists -- the 10 best films of 1942, the 100 greatest songs about dogs -- whether created by individual fiat or by a voting body, the Emmy nominations are a machine for starting arguments. That there are...
| Jul 18, 2008
Most television viewers know AMC, if they know it at all, as a repository of old Hollywood movies. But the cable channel made history Thursday morning -- and startled industry observers -- when it received 16 nominations for its acclaimed drama series...
| Dec 13, 2007
Though some awards seasons leave voters wondering whether there's enough talent to warrant nominations, let alone awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. apparently had so many favorites it gave nods to them all.
Vying for the 65th annual Golden...
| Dec 13, 2007
| 6:51 AM
The 65th annual Golden Globes will air on NBC, but they'll have a distinct cable-TV feel.
Cable series dominate the major television categories, with seven of the 11 nominated comedy and drama series hailing from non-broadcast networks. The series...
| Dec 14, 2007
It was worth getting up at 5 a.m. just to hear the Golden Globes nominees for best actress in a dramatic TV series: Holly Hunter, Glenn Close, Edie Falco, Sally Field, Minnie Driver, Patricia Arquette and Kyra Sedgwick. What is this? The Oscars? And pinch...
| Jan 11, 2008
We're not sure what route, exactly, takes you from "New Jack City" to "All My Children," but Mario Van Peebles has traveled it.
Van Peebles is joining the cast of the ABC soap opera later this month. It's his second foray into daytime drama; one of his...
| Jan 13, 2008
2008-01-13 17:07:06.0 Choire Sicha: Looks like we're slowly easing into this thing--we should have our act together in mere moments. Anyway! For those not near a T.V., there wasn't much to miss--although I had no idea that William Shatner was 76? And that...
| Jan 28, 2008
In a normal year, the Screen Actors Guild Awards are just one event in a seemingly endless succession of Hollywood-statuary handouts. Indeed, the commercials pretty much say it all. This year's TNT and TBS broadcasts of the awards Sunday night were broken...
| Mar 10, 2008
After mastering the mixture of character drama and procedural hijinx on shows like "House" and "Bones," FOX has fallen into a bit of a rut. The fall saw the speedy failure of "K-Ville," a drama that wasted fantastic location work and a solid cast in a...
| Mar 14, 2008
HBO's "John Adams" does its viewers a great service in depicting the sometimes ugly reality of the early years of the United States. It also features several great performances, including Paul Giamatti in the title role, and its period details are spot-...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Last August, Heat guard Dwyane Wade and a company called D Wade???s Place signed a contract to open restaurants with Wade???s name on them. In exchange, Wade would receive a 10 percent interest in the business. Almost a year later,......