Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Showtime

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017

In the current run-up to the "Twin Peaks" revival, viewers know almost nothing about what to expect. At the same time, they know everything they need to.

There will be no critics' reviews to tip them off before the series debuts Sunday at 9 p.m. EDT. Showtime has kept its episodes under...

Friday, Apr. 14, 2017

John Ridley's projects always have something to say, and it's always worth considering.

The writer, director and producer works a big canvas and does it thoughtfully, whether in his Oscar-winning screenplay for "12 Years a Slave," his ABC anthology series "American Crime" or his new drama...

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

After making a documentary about presidential chiefs of staff two years ago, filmmaker Jules Naudet joked about focusing on another important government job where it would seem next to impossible to get interview subjects to speak candidly, if at all....

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

The theme song for the annual rollout of fall and winter television shows could have been that cowboy classic "Home on the Range," where "seldom is heard a discouraging word" (seldom, anyway, from the throngs of producers and stars pitching their shows), "and the...

Friday, May. 1, 2015

John Logan, the creator, writer and show runner of Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," has a studio full of surprises in store for fans of the Victorian Gothic horror series. But the biggest one of all might be lurking in his own head.

Showtime's "Penny...

Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2015

New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, now in its 58th year, announced the World’s Best TV & Films winners last night at their gala event at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas.

The Grand Jury panel awarded 145 Gold World...

Monday, Sep. 24, 2012

Combining the prior weekend's Creative Arts Emmy Awards with last night's primetime Emmy proceedings leads to some expected numbers as well as a major unexpected lack of a tally. Under the "no surprise" heading, HBO topped the overall count with 23 primetime Emmys, six of which came yesterday--...