| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Miniseries such as "Top of the Lake" and "The Bible," both expected to figure in the race for Emmys, are in the vanguard of the remarkable resurgence of a format that, until recently, the industry had all but abandoned.
So much long-form programming...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Did you know that "Scandal's" Kerry Washington fully endorses an Olivia Pope clothing line? Or that Jeff Daniels' "Newsroom" anchor will become obsessed with Twitter this season? (Hold on while we tweet that.) Or that "Elementary's" Lucy Liu is obsessed...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
In Sundance Channel's intriguing miniseries "Restless," Charlotte Rampling stars as a former British spy in World War II who has been living under an assumed name for 30 years.
When Sally Gilmartin tells her daughter, Ruth (Michelle Dockery), about her...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Here are some places where you can see live storytelling in Chicago:
Story Club (storyclubchicago.com)
8 p.m. Wednesday: Five open mic slots, the theme is "Community." Held at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St. Sign-up for slots begins at 8pm, show...
| Dec 3, 2012
William Boyd: The Creative Minds feature about novelist-screenwriter William Boyd in the Dec. 2 Calendar section said that "Restless," a miniseries based on his novel, premieres Friday on Sundance. It should have said Sundance Channel.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Attention, Anglophiles: How's this for a cast?
Charlotte Rampling, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Michelle Dockery and Hayley Atwell?
That's the lineup for "Restless," a two-night miniseries about World War II, betrayal and British spies that starts at...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
In the Glendale offices of her two cosmetics companies, New York financier Lynn Tilton makes a surprising claim: Not that long ago, she wasn't all that interested in makeup.
It's unexpected not just because Tilton owns the Jane and Stila lines of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
AMC Networks' Sundance Channel Global is set to bow Chris Mundy's Detroit-set crime drama "Low Winter Sun" on its flagship channel in Central and Eastern Europe, Spain, Portugal and Asia.
The announcement was made today by Bruce Tuchman, prexy of AMC/...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The final season of "Mad Men" will be split over two years, with seven episodes of the AMC drama series airing in spring 2014 and the final seven airing in spring 2015.
The move allows AMC to extend its hold on its most signature original drama series....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
“Behind the Candelabra” won the Emmy on Sunday for miniseries or movie. It was the clear front-runner and many Emmy watchers predicted the win.
The glittery HBO Liberace biopic, which debuted to an impressive 2.4 million viewers in May,...