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  • Kevin Spacey to be succeeded by Matthew Warchus at Old Vic

    Kevin Spacey to be succeeded by Matthew Warchus at Old Vic
    Kevin Spacey, who has led the Old Vic as artistic director since 2004, will hand over the reins of the company to veteran stage director Matthew Warchus starting in the fall of 2015, the London theater announced on Thursday. Warchus is a versatile...
  • 'Walking Dead' Zombies Invade, 'Game of Thrones' Battle Ensues at TV Academy Concert

    The music behind some of the most popular shows on TV came to life on Wednesday evening during the Television Academy's "Score!," a concert celebrating music composed for television, sponsored by ASCAP. Composers including Ramin Djawadi of "Game of...
  • As TV antiheroes grow ever darker, viewers deal with empathy conflict

    Playing a TV serial killer can be a confusing job, and James Purefoy knows it firsthand from "The Following." He earned a legion of fans attracted to his focused, controlled madman … and nearly lost them with a singular killing. "I slaughtered my...
  • Feeling conflicted about the return of Jack Bauer tonight in '24'

    Feeling conflicted about the return of Jack Bauer tonight in '24'
    Here are my two conflicting thoughts on tonight’s "24: Live Another Day." First, I cannot remember the last sequel to a major series that did as smart as job as this one in picking up old threads of theme and character and adapting them for today....
  • Taking television show vows

    Taking television show vows
    We are legion! TV fanatics who, after a day mired in social media viral videos and flotsam that calls itself entertainment, opt for shows with character. We're the masses rejecting HBO's "Game of Thrones." Yes, we consider action and story progression...
  • Kevin Spacey explains a stage of his life in new film 'Now'

     Kevin Spacey explains a stage of his life in new film 'Now'
    More than a decade ago, Kevin Spacey made what many in Hollywood considered a curious decision. In the midst of a thriving film career, on the heels of winning his second Oscar, Spacey moved to London to run an old theater. It was a worthy endeavor...
  • Why Netflix Is Pushing 'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' in 4K Ultra HD

    Virtually none of Netflix's 45-plus million customers have a 4K Ultra HD television today. So why is the company bothering to expend cycles to offer "House of Cards" season two, "Breaking Bad" later this summer and other programs in a format that...
  • Emmy bids by 'True Detective' and 'Fargo' bend categories

    Emmy bids by 'True Detective' and 'Fargo' bend categories
    HBO's "True Detective" and FX's "Fargo" both premiered this year as closed-end crime dramas, series that wrap up the story line by season's end and when they return next season they'll have new casts, new settings and, in the case of "True Detective," 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...