| Dec 13, 2007
| 6:51 AM
The 65th annual Golden Globes will air on NBC, but they'll have a distinct cable-TV feel.
Cable series dominate the major television categories, with seven of the 11 nominated comedy and drama series hailing from non-broadcast networks. The series...
| Dec 14, 2007
It was worth getting up at 5 a.m. just to hear the Golden Globes nominees for best actress in a dramatic TV series: Holly Hunter, Glenn Close, Edie Falco, Sally Field, Minnie Driver, Patricia Arquette and Kyra Sedgwick. What is this? The Oscars? And pinch...
| Dec 14, 2007
EVERYONE knew that 2007 was a breakout year for big, noisy cable shows, so it wasn't necessarily surprising that the Showtimes and FXs of the world mopped up nominations for the 65th annual Golden Globes on Thursday.
It was, however, remarkable that...
| Jan 11, 2008
We're not sure what route, exactly, takes you from "New Jack City" to "All My Children," but Mario Van Peebles has traveled it.
Van Peebles is joining the cast of the ABC soap opera later this month. It's his second foray into daytime drama; one of his...
| Jan 13, 2008
2008-01-13 17:07:06.0 Choire Sicha: Looks like we're slowly easing into this thing--we should have our act together in mere moments. Anyway! For those not near a T.V., there wasn't much to miss--although I had no idea that William Shatner was 76? And that...
| Jan 28, 2008
In a normal year, the Screen Actors Guild Awards are just one event in a seemingly endless succession of Hollywood-statuary handouts. Indeed, the commercials pretty much say it all. This year's TNT and TBS broadcasts of the awards Sunday night were broken...
| Mar 10, 2008
After mastering the mixture of character drama and procedural hijinx on shows like "House" and "Bones," FOX has fallen into a bit of a rut. The fall saw the speedy failure of "K-Ville," a drama that wasted fantastic location work and a solid cast in a...
| Mar 14, 2008
HBO's "John Adams" does its viewers a great service in depicting the sometimes ugly reality of the early years of the United States. It also features several great performances, including Paul Giamatti in the title role, and its period details are spot-...
| May 4, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Old poster, now new show... Among the network's new shows? This: "Parenthood," based on the '89 movie, and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer or e-p'ing; Howard was ep of the old Steve Martin flick too... The cast: Peter Krause,......
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 8:41 AM
The NBC series gets the most-ever noms for a comedy series in a single year. "Mad Men" also receives multiple nominations. It was a history-making day for Tina Fey and Farrah.
Fey's NBC comedy series, " 30 Rock," earned 22 Emmy nominations this...