| Mar 1, 2009
"Big Love" has been blazing through its third season. Will Scheffer, who created the show with Mark V. Olsen, his partner in work and husband in life, said, "Everything that we hinted at, that we were building to, we said: 'Let's just do it -- let's go as...
| Jan 11, 2009
It was the line that launched a thousand talk shows. "He's just not that into you" was first heard on HBO's "Sex and the City" to explain a man's confusing behavior toward Miranda. The sentence resonated so strongly, Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo...
| Apr 19, 2009
Somewhere, in a prop warehouse owned by HBO, there is a big pile of guns. Dusty, unused, bewildered perhaps by their strange and sudden obsolescence, they can only wait and wonder why premium subscriber television, a business they created, built by God...
| Mar 18, 2007
IT girl. Indie queen. They're the labels that ChloŽ Sevigny just can't seem to shake.
Never mind that at 32 she's hardly a girl. Or that she's Oscar nominated, stars in an HBO series and can be seen in "Zodiac." No matter how mainstream her career...
| May 3, 2009
There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
| Jan 17, 2010
The night belongs to "Avatar."
The sci-fi blockbuster -- the most expensive movie ever made and on track to become the highest-grossing film ever made Ė won the Golden Globe tonight for best dramatic film and best director for James Cameron.
| Jul 17, 2009
For the second year in a row, AMC made television history, earning more Emmy nominations Thursday than any other basic cable network. AMC, known mostly as a repository of old Hollywood movies, broke its own record of 20 nominations with 23 this year.
| Jul 17, 2009
It was supposed to be six but it turned out to be seven, and you know what? Seven is better.
Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it would expand the number of nominees in the best series and acting categories...
| Mar 23, 2009
HBO's Emmy-free and too long under-appreciated “Big Love” came out of its yearlong, writers-strike-created hiatus like the buffed-up guy tired of eating sand.
But instead of going for fireballs and kidnappings (OK, there were a few of those,...
| Jan 16, 2009
The family comedy has undergone some transformations of late, thanks mostly to cable television and its restless search for buttons and/or envelopes to push. “ United States of Tara,” a new Showtime series about a woman with four personalities...