| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In a soundstage on a particularly desolate patch of Long Island, Allison Williams is dangling in the dark from a 25-foot harness. The "Girls" star floats stealthily above a brightly lighted bedroom where a make-believe family belts out the "Peter Pan"...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
"Peter Pan" may not have soared to the ratings heights many expected, but NBC's live telecast was still "a great night," according to network chief Bob Greenblatt.
The three-hour musical extravaganza, starring "Girls" co-star Allison Williams in the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:04 PM
When Lena Dunham's memoir "Not That Kind of Girl" leapt onto bestseller lists when it was released in September, it also stirred controversy. Among its more uncomfortable passages was the revelation that Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO show...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Jaaaay! Sofia Vergara is TV's highest-paid actress for the third year in a row.
It's like Emmy-night deja vu all over again...
The heavily accented "Modern Family" star topped Forbes' list of female small-screen performers by bringing home an...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open," poet Muriel Rukeyser wrote in 1968, a moment when the world was already splitting open and women had started to tell the truth about their lives (not to mention...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
“Questions for Lena? Do you have a question for Lena? Would you like to ask Lena Dunham a question?”
Early Monday night the Lena Dunham book tour and circus of earnestness and irony rolled into Chicago, promising cultural spectacle and...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Oh. My. God. Lena Dunham. Look. At. Her. Dress.
She likes big fluff and she cannot lie?
Dunham's long, ruffled, pink ombre skirt and plain pink top on the Emmys red carpet Monday evening were about as subtle as Nicki Minaj's "Baby Got Back"-sampling,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:23 PM
At the risk of sounding like I'm "mansplaining": Female nonfiction writers are having a moment. How do I know this? The literary ether has whispered it for months: Lena Dunham ("Girls") recently Instagrammed a picture of Megan Stielstra's book of essays,...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Her first day on the Seattle set of the comedy "Laggies," Keira Knightley noticed something unusual about her director, Lynn Shelton: She knew all the grips' names.
"Most directors are like generals or dictators, because it is like an army that's...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The art of showrunning is changing, as evidenced by the foursome who came together Saturday for a panel at the Produced By: New York confab.
Greg Yaitanes, showrunner of Cinemax's "Banshee," came up the ranks as an episodic director. He's not a writer...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:14 PM
For years, HBO sold its premium programming with the slogan, "It's Not TV. It's HBO." Beginning next year, it's not necessarily cable either.
In a move that further disrupts the pay-TV ecosystem, HBO announced Wednesday that the network plans to offer...