Is it difficult to work with an all male cast? If you’re Silicon Valley star Amanda Crew and your coworkers include comedy all-stars Thomas Middleditch, T.J. 230 more words
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The late casting director Marion Dougherty will be awarded the Television Academy’s 2014 Governors Award.
Dougherty will be feted for her more than 50-year legacy as a casting director in film and television, starting with NBC’s “Kraft Television Theatre.” She is credited with coining the term “casting director” and for giving early breaks to such notables as Dustin Hoffman, William Shatner, Glenn Close and Christopher Walken. 299 more words
Documents, images and consultants’ testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year’s Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story because it changes the storyteller — it lobs a curve at preconceptions or perspective. 530 more words
It seems obvious to say, yet it’s still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy — and, indeed, will probably struggle even to get nominated. 594 more words
Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. 1,144 more words
Network and cable execs have a tough new competitor to square off against in primetime: themselves.
In the past year, the volume of DVR playback viewing that occurs during primetime hours has reached the point where the DVR now ranks as the No. 924 more words