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How Cable's Golden Age Is Improving Network Television

AUSTIN, TX: Even under the blandly vanilla blanket title “Creating the Shows That We Like” (careful, don’t over-commit yourself there!), a television panel spotlighting both… 818 more words


Creators of American Crime & Last Man on Earth have joined the 2015 SXSW Film Conference lineup

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Fox Broadcasting Company or at the ABC Studios? Do you wonder how shows are created from an idea to conception? 420 more words


American Crime: New ABC TV Series

In 2000, Michael Douglas starred as a respected conservative judge who was asked by the US President to head up a task force on the war against drugs. 1,604 more words


American Crime an ambitious look at race, religion, class (with video)

Dishevelled and distraught, Timothy Hutton’s character on American Crime listens to details about his son’s murder. The camera holds still on his face for more than a minute — it seems like at least 10 — as the officer’s back edges into the frame, visually suffocating him. 687 more words


'American Crime' Review: John Ridley Drama Guilty Of Being Very Good, Says Dominic Patten

A year after he won the Adapted Screenplay Oscar for 12 Years A Slave, John Ridley returns with American Crime, an ABC drama which premieres at 10 PM Thursday in the spot formerly occupied by… 179 more words


TV Review: 'American Crime'

Already described as a broadcast-TV stab at doing a prestige-cable series, “American Crime” is produced with a stark sense of realism, from the unglamorous look of the actors to the near-absence of music. 609 more words