| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Mad Men" owned the drama series Emmy for four years running before "Homeland" knocked if off last season. Both shows delivered seasons this year that offer detractors reasons to look elsewhere. Will they? Here's how the field is shaping up.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Elmore Leonard, one of America's best known crime novelists, died Tuesday morning due to complications from a stroke, according to Leonard's Facebook page and his longtime researcher at the Detroit News, Gregg Sutter.
Leonard, 87, was working on his...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Crime writer Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke in an undisclosed Detroit-area hospital.
"It happened a week ago, last Monday [July 29]," his longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, told the Detroit News. "He's doing better every day, and the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:00 PM
These things have happened in Charlie Huston's novels: People are shot, strangled, bludgeoned, raped; a cat is tortured; brains are splattered. With his dark imagination, you might expect Huston to be a black-clad, moody goth, or a cigarette-smoking...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Emmy nominations arrive next week and, with them, the very real possibility that voters might dodge the same-old same-old and include some of the season's fantastic freshman class. Who might make the cut? And who should? We gathered The Envelope's...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
“Breaking Bad” is the story of Walter White. That seems obvious, of course. Bryan Cranston is at the center of nearly every episode, and he’s the guy who’s won three Emmys for his work as its lead character. But where many TV shows...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Santa Clarita's film business reached a record level in the last fiscal year, fueled by such television shows as "Justified" and "Franklin and Bash."
The suburban northern Los Angeles County city generated 1,069 film days in the year ended June 30,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The conventional wisdom holds that summer is for teens — hence so many superheroes, fart jokes and massive pieces of machinery — and that adults better wait until fall if they want to visit the multiplex. "Red 2" is set to turn the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Maybe the folks who vote for Emmy nominations couldn’t decide which clone character in BBC America’s "Orphan Black" should have earned Tatiana Maslany an Emmy nomination.
More likely, they simply snubbed a genre series once again. Maslany...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Predicting the whims and quirks of Emmy voters isn't that hard. (For proof, see Exhibit A here. If that guy can do it, anyone can.) Still, Thursday's nominations produced a fair share of surprises and undoubtedly bruised a few egos. What's the fallout?...