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  • 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,...
  • Why Do So Many Female Characters Succeed at Work But Fail at Home?

    Barbara Hall, the seasoned showrunner and novelist, raised an intriguing question last month while talking up her new CBS drama, "Madam Secretary." Why are so many female characters depicted as successful in their professional lives but "broken" in every...
  • Cast gives 'Hair' a quick styling before Hollywood Bowl shows

    Cast gives 'Hair' a quick styling before Hollywood Bowl shows
    Wherever the musical "Hair" is performed, the casting requirements are the same: young, good looking, capable of carrying a rock tune. Looking great in various states of undress also helps. The lead performers in the Hollywood Bowl's production of the...
  • Benghazi-inspired 'Madam Secretary' aims to 'pull back the curtain' on DC

    Benghazi-inspired 'Madam Secretary' aims to 'pull back the curtain' on DC
    Call it the Hillary Effect. This fall, two new shows will join already existing series like "Veep" and "Scandal" centering on powerful women in Washington. On NBC's there's "State of Affairs" starring Katherine Heigl as a CIA analyst and Alfre Woodard...
  • 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...
  • Madison Avenue Tries Longer Ads To Thwart Short Attention Spans

    Americans will spend anywhere from 40 minutes to an hour watching a TV drama like "24" or "The Good Wife," but just seconds scanning any of the tens of commercials that support those shows. With that in mind, Arby's in late May released a commercial...
  • CBS' Nina Tassler Talks 'Big Bang' Contracts, 'Good Wife' Snub and Latenight

    Though the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" is still negotiating their contracts for the new season, "We're feeling very confident that these deals will be able to be worked out," chairman of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler told reporters Thursday at the...
  • TCA Award winners include 'Breaking Bad,' 'Good Wife,' 'Orange,' 'Veep'

    "Breaking Bad" was the big winner Saturday at the 30th Annual Television Critics Assn. Awards at the Beverly Hilton. For the second (and presumably last) time in a row, the AMC series was named program of the year. The program had its finale in...
  • Why Do Certain Actors on Ensemble Shows Stand Out for Emmy Nominations?

    Robert Altman would be proud. His signature ensemble filmmaking style has become the norm rather than the exception in dramatic series. However magnetic the leads, they're invariably surrounded by distinctive character players who get multiple chances...