Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter
It's the battle of the biopics!
Last fall, Lifetimes premiered Lindsay Lohan's "comeback" film Liz & Dick, chronicling Elizabeth Taylor's romance with Richard Burton. Now BBC has responded with its own version of the couple's tumultuous relationship, Burton and Taylor. So is the latest take on the infamous couple actually any better than the Lifetime bomb? Let's take a look:
In Homeland, terrorist plots aren't dismantled in 24 hours and the hero doesn't save the day by slaughtering suspects. Ten years after the horror of 9/11, good and evil are sometimes far from black-and-white.
"This is not 24, which had a muscular response to what happened on 9/11," says British actor Damian Lewis, who plays Sgt. Nicholas Brody, the Marine who's become a hero after eight years of imprisonment by Al Qaeda, on the set near Charlotte. "It was a show for its time. Now we live in a world where people are divided about the best way to wage war on terror."
HBO continues to dominate the Emmys, beating all other outlets this year with 19 total wins. But is the pay cable network's Emmy stranglehold on the wane?
HBO's tally was down from last year's 25 wins, and represented the channel's smallest Emmy haul since 2003 (when it won 18). And HBO won just four awards during the Primetime Emmys telecast on Sunday night, compared to eight on last year's broadcast. (It's been more than 15 years since HBO won so few during the telecast.)
Sarah Paulson (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip) and Ally McBeal alum Peter MacNicol have joined the HBO film Game Change, Deadline reports.
Paulson will portray McCain's ambitious and wholesome senior campaign adviser Nicolle Wallace. MacNicol will step into the role of McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis, who oversaw all...
Claire Danes is back on television!
The 32-year-old actress, who won the Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in HBO's Temple Grandin, will return to cable TV in Showtime's Homeland, which goes into production this summer.
Showtime orders up Homeland and House of Lies
In the psychological thriller, CIA officer Carrie Anderson (Danes) is...
CBS' The Good Wife is not just good — it's excellent, according to the 16 Peabody board members who included the show among the recipients for this year's Peabody Awards...
The Social Network
The Social Network took home the top prize at the 61st annual American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards.
Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter, editors of the film about Facebook, won in the dramatic feature category, while Alice in Wonderland's Chris Lebenzon nabbed the musical or comedy category. Ken Schretzmann and Lee Unkrich took the trophy in animated feature competition for Toy Story 3.
Boardwalk Empire and The King's Speech topped Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, each winning two statuettes, as the British drama picked up more momentum for the Oscars.
Boardwalk went two-for-two: Steve Buscemi won TV drama actor and the cast won drama ensemble.
See all the fashion hits and misses from the SAG red carpet
The Good Wife's Julianna Margulies, already SAG's winningest ...
The King's Speech reigned supreme at the Directors Guild Awards.
The movie's first-time director, Tom Hooper, won the honor for directing a feature film at the awards held Saturday in Los Angeles, beating out longtime auteurs including...
As we face our first winter without the prospect of a new season of 24 and Lost to look forward to — and debate — here's my list (expanded somewhat from the magazine version) of the shows, and in some cases networks, that made 2010 a TV year to remember.
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