‘Modern Family,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Top DGA TV Nominations

“Modern Family” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” were the only primetime shows to receive multiple nominations, while actors Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston and Fred Savage were saluted for their directorial work in the Dirctors Guild of America’s television and commercial nominations, which were announced on Tuesday.

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TV’s Top 100 Moments In 2011

Every year television produces hits and misses, moments that we talk about around the water cooler or post about on Facebook, standout interviews, embarrassing segments, departures and returns. In other words, TV contains everything in life – marriage, children, comedy, drama, reality – what Zorba the Greek referred to as “the full catastrophe.” In many […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ Lead WGA’s TV Nominees

By Steve Pond at TheWrap The dramas “Breaking Bad,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “Homeland” and the comedy series “Modern Family” have each received three nominations from the Writers Guild of America, which announced its television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation nominees on Tuesday. Following on the heels of the Producers Guild by only minutes, […]

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BBC America Travels Beyond ‘Doctor Who’ for New Hits

By Jill Serjeany LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – If you thought BBC America was all about time-traveling doctors and men behaving badly in cars, get ready to adjust your TV set. The cable network that introduced Americans to colorful British talent like Ricky Gervais, chef Gordon Ramsay and the car series “Top Gear” is making a […]

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‘The Killing’ Finale: AMC Admits to Mismanaging Expectations

It’s not exactly a mea culpa, but Joel Stillerman, AMC’s svp of original programming, production and digital content, admits the network mismanaged expectations about the controversial season finale of “The Killing.” “The major takeaway for us starts with the headline for everyone who’s frustrated – we hear you,” Stillerman said at the Television Critics Association […]

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With Emmy Nominations Due, Here’s Your Guide To Shows That May Not Get Their Due

Today in Scotland, they’re celebrating Battle of Bannockburn day, as they do every June 24th. In Venezuela, it’s the annual commemoration of the Battle of Carabobo. And in Brazil, this is the Day of the Cabocio. As if all that wasn’t special enough, it’s also a big day in Hollywood. This year, June 24 is […]

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‘Killing’ Star Joel Kinnaman Dishes On the Show’s Finale And It’s Future

As it approaches its first-season finale this Sunday, June 19, AMC’s “The Killing” has left everyone dying to know who murdered young Rosie Larsen. The list of suspects has grown about as big as the ratings for this critically acclaimed drama, but producers have promised all season long that the killer’s identity will finally come […]

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