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  • The Men Behind Emmy's Lead Actresses Discuss Their Co-Stars

    The old adage says behind every powerful man is a strong woman, but the opposite also rings true for the Emmy-nominated lead actresses who are playing complex characters juggling leadership roles and personal lives. From Kerry Washington's D.C. fixer...
  • Lead Actress Emmy Nominees Rule the Political World

    American politics may be subject to a glass ceiling, but the TV screen's glass has decidedly been cracked. A cadre of intelligent, powerful actresses are playing intelligent, powerful women, and a bunch of them are Emmy-nominated this year. One such,...
  • Violent behavior extends far beyond NFL [Letter]

    Violent behavior extends far beyond NFL [Letter]
    I just finished Scott Green's excellent letter regarding the Ray Rice story and the public's reaction to recently aired video of Mr. Rice striking his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in a hotel elevator ("What the Ravens should have done," Sept. 12). I do...
  • How Much Television Can the TV Biz -- and Viewers -- Handle?

    As a new television season begins this month, even the most devoted couch potatoes may be overwhelmed by the deluge of new and returning series premieres that will unspool over the next year. And they're not the only ones. Industry executives are quietly...
  • Most binge-watched TV shows of Spring 2014

    Most binge-watched TV shows of Spring 2014
    It seems the meth in "Breaking Bad" isn't the only thing addicting about the hit AMC show.  According to the new Tivo Spring 2014 Bing-Viewing Survey, "Breaking Bad" is the most binge-watched TV show.  Binge watching is defined by the study as three...
  • Do TV writers know how their series will end? Not always

    Do TV writers know how their series will end? Not always
    TV shows used to end in one of two ways, neither of them pleasant, according to "House of Cards" show runner Beau Willimon. Either the series would end abruptly, like being hit by a car, or it would slowly decline and die, lost and forgotten, its audience...
  • Netflix to raise prices, says it opposes Comcast-TWC merger

    Higher prices are the new black for Netflix. The Los Gatos, Calif., streaming video company plans to raise prices for new customers by $1 or $2 a month this quarter, the company said Monday in its quarterly earnings release. Existing customers will...
  • Whimsical taxidermy catches on in Baltimore

    Whimsical taxidermy catches on in Baltimore
    After decades of being relegated to man caves and hunting lodges, taxidermy is hip. Three cable television shows delve into the art of preserving animals, and its practitioners. There are national taxidermy competitions and conferences and even a New...
  • Why Serials Knocked Procedurals Out of the Emmy Race

    It seems obvious to say, yet it's still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy -- and, indeed, will probably struggle even to get nominated. That's reflected in this...
  • Is it Time to Expand the Emmys Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?

    Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so tough and so strong -- from AMC's gritty...
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, Antiheroes and Their Biggest Mistakes

    "Are we just supposed to pretend we're in a smoky café in Budapest and just talking about making TV?" asked Beau Willimon, at the start of his conversation with "Breaking Bad's" Vince Gilligan for Variety. If only! In reality, both showrunners were...