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  • Emmys 2014: For Josh Charles to live, 'The Good Wife's' Will had to die

    Emmys 2014: For Josh Charles to live, 'The Good Wife's' Will had to die
    Last season, Josh Charles' Will Gardner joined the inestimable Dead TV Characters Society. CBS legal drama "The Good Wife" got a shot in the arm in its fifth season, fired up by the decision of Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) to break free from...
  • Emmys 2014: Glenn Whipp, Mary McNamara on Emmy ills and how to cure them

    Emmys 2014: Glenn Whipp, Mary McNamara on Emmy ills and how to cure them
    Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
  • The top Emmy races: Likely winners and possible upsets

    Watching the Emmy ceremony last year produced a nasty case of whiplash as the evening veered wildly between rewarding the expected winners ("Modern Family," Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons) and delivering absolutely shocking surprises. Bobby Cannavale?...
  • Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night

     Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night
    In the spirit of Monday's Emmy telecast, let's give it up for Seth Meyers. Hosting any awards show is a perilous and exhausting task — the shows are long, the live audience increasingly filled with losers, and the critics, who have just spent...
  • Television Q&A: More 3-D versions of original 'Star Wars' movies unlikely in near future

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: "Star Wars I" released in 3-D was a year or so ago. The others were supposed to come out in 3-D one a year. I don't care about episodes I-III, but I do about IV-VI. When will the "original" three episodes...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, antiheroes and their biggest mistakes

    Variety: Who's more evil, Frank Underwood or Walter White? Gilligan: (Laughs.) That's a tough one! I think Frank Underwood is smoother about it. They're both pretty ruthless, but you would have to say Frank's been much more effective using his evil....
  • Actress Ann Dowd is a revelation away from the ensemble pack

    Actress Ann Dowd is a revelation away from the ensemble pack
    Every year, the forces of the universe align and some wonderful character actor who has spent years honing his or her craft in small roles gets to step out of the ensemble and shine, shine, shine. This year's midcareer supernova was Ann Dowd. Previously...