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  • Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards

    Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards
    Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
  • Laura Dern tells all about 'Enlightened'

    Laura Dern tells all about 'Enlightened'
    The HBO series "Enlightened" is impossible to imagine without Laura Dern's portrayal of Amy Jellicoe, the unlikely agent of corporate change who sets the whole story in motion with an unforgettable mascara-streaked meltdown on the job. Dern did more...
  • Can women break the antihero's hold on TV?

    The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer." Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
  • Emmys 2013: Will this finally be the year for 'Breaking Bad'?

    Emmys 2013: Will this finally be the year for 'Breaking Bad'?
    Leading up to the Emmys next month, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt Roush, the A.V. Club's Todd VanDerWerff, the Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara and Glenn Whipp, and, when the focus is...
  • Movie stars happily flocking to TV

     Movie stars happily flocking to TV
    The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America. Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...
  • Laura Dern, Ben Harper finalize their long-running divorce

    Laura Dern, Ben Harper finalize their long-running divorce
    "Enlightened" star Laura Dern has finalized her long-running divorce from Ben Harper, according to reports out Wednesday. The Grammy-winning musician originally filed for divorce from the Emmy-nominated actress in October 2010, citing irreconcilable...
  • Emmys 2013: Who will win lead acting races? Take a look

    Emmys 2013: Who will win lead acting races? Take a look
    Bryan Cranston has three. So does Julia Louis-Dreyfus. And Claire Danes and Jim Parsons are close behind, with two Emmys each. Will these voters favorites return to the podium Sunday? Or will a new group -- Kerry Washington and Louis C.K. among them --...
  • Comedy should have the last laugh in television

    The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves. It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
  • Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho lands 'Girls' writing gig

    Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho lands 'Girls' writing gig
    Years ago, when I first interviewed Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho, she told me about visiting her senora here in town whenever she was in need of counsel. It took me a few minutes before I realized she was talking about a specific type of Latina...
  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...
  • 'Looking' premiere recap, 'Looking for Now'

    'Looking' premiere recap, 'Looking for Now'
    Opening scenes are tricky. In minutes, writers have to establish a show's tone, make viewers care about fictional strangers and toss the audience a hint at where things are headed over the course of eight (or 12 or 22) episodes. For whatever reason,...