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  • Doctors, Procedurals and Spirituality Are the Hot Genres for Networks

    The major networks are hoping to get religion, or at least a big dose of spirituality, on the air next year. Medical procedural shows are in demand, too, along with female-lead dramas and workplace comedies. Family dramas, period pieces, conspiracy...
  • Griffin Dunne channels his inner history buff in 'The Discoverers'

    With his quizzical frown, droll delivery and impish smirk, Griffin Dunne brings humorous exasperation to an art form. Dunne, 59, first came to audiences' attention in the horror comedy classic "An American Werewolf in London" in 1981 as a sidekick...
  • Does Emmy Favor the White Collar Worker?

    Back in the '30s, a report on small towns rejecting rube feature films inspired an unforgettable Variety headline: "Stix Nix Hick Pix." Almost a century later, another group seems to be giving the raspberry to the proletariat. Emmy voters' anointed...
  • 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...
  • The Best of This Year's Emmy Campaigns

    Hard work deserves recognition. And in showbiz, there is no better recognition than an award. So here are the first Emmy Tubthump Awards, which salute the innovative and/or goofy work of Emmy campaigners -- those people who work hard to make sure that you...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why Wall Street Will Scrutinize Walden, Newman As They Take Fox Control

    Installing new creative oversight at a major broadcast outlet is a move that typically raises the interest of Hollywood. Now that longtime production-studio vets Dana Walden and Gary Newman have been placed over the operations of TV's iconoclastic Fox...
  • 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...