Hell on Wheels
AMC has already explored the world of 1960s Madison Avenue, and imagined another overrun by blood-thirsty zombies. Next up? A look at the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, set against the building of the first transcontinental railroad.
AMC revs up Hell on Wheels
Its upcoming drama, Hell on Wheels, focuses on a Confederate soldier whose...
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...
HBO is heading back to New Orleans with the Season 2 premiere of Treme on Sunday, April 24.
Treme chronicles New Orleans three months after Hurricane Katrina as its citizens struggle to put their lives, and their city, back together. Among those citizens are a part-time DJ and jazz aficionado (Steve Zahn), a bar owner torn between staying in New Orleans or settling in Baton Rouge (Khandi Alexander) and trombonist Antoine Battiste (Wendell Pierce).
Mad Men won the Writers Guild award for best dramatic TV series, and Modern Family for best TV comedy series.
Mad Men also took the prize for dramatic episode ("The Chrysanthemum and the Sword") while 30 Rock took best TV comedy episode honors ("When It Rains, It Pours") at the 2011 Writers Guild of America awards, held Saturday night in New York and Los Angeles.
HBO snagged three awards. The TV movie The Special Relationship was named the...
The King's Speech
The King's Speech beat out Oscar front-runner The Social Network to win top prize at the 2011 Producers Guild Awards.
The film starring Colin Firth was awarded the top prize for feature films at the awards Saturday in Los Angeles. The surprise win came less than a week after The King's Speech lost out to The Social Network for best...
Liam McIntyre, an Australian actor who starred in HBO's The Pacific, has been tapped to replace Andy Whitfield in Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Starz announced Monday.
McIntyre, 28, steps into the role after Whitfield was forced to drop out after being diagnosed with...
Hell on Wheels
AMC has given the green light to Hell on Wheels, the network announced Wednesday.
Set after the Civil War, the series focuses on a Confederate soldier whose quest to avenge his wife's death at the hands of Union soldiers takes him west to work on building the first transcontinental railroad. The drama will explore what immigrants go through and problems faced by newly emancipated blacks, all against the...
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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Inception, The Social Network, Glee and The Walking Dead were among the honorees on the American Film Institute's lists of top 10 movies and TV shows of 2010.
Saturday Night Live
The Women of SNL (Monday, 9/8c, NBC)
For years, the female members of the Saturday Night Live ensemble have been the scene-stealers to watch, and this two-hour special will put them in the spotlight, with classic clips interspersed with original material. Look for the greatest moments of contemporary faves like Kristen Wiig, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and Rachel Dratch, as well as classic bits from Cheri Oteri, Molly Shannon, Ana Gasteyer, Nora Dunn and original cast members Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman.