Can Matthew McConaughey defeat Bryan Cranston for Emmy’s best dramatic actor?
Now that “True Detective” is competing in the drama categories, rather than the miniseries categories, "McConaughey could be the irresistible force that dislodges the immovable object of Bryan Cranston,” says James Poniewozik. After last year’s final batch of eight “Breaking Bad” episodes, Cranston looked like a sure thing to win the Emmy in 2014. Not anymore.
Why “The Good Wife” twist was so devastating
"Now fans know that what they have been waiting for will never happen,” writes Delia Ephron. PLUS: The whole plot seemed very Deus Ex Machina.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s appearance on “The Tonight Show” is considered a coup for Jimmy Fallon
Schwarzenegger was up for grabs as a guest after being loyal to Jay Leno for years. And he chose Fallon over Kimmel, despite being a Californian.
Why are network reality TV shows losing viewers?
“American Idol,” “Dancing with the Stars” and even “The Voice” are down. In fact, the only network reality competition that’s up this year is “Shark Tank.”
“Sons of Anarchy” bringing back the Grim Bastards motorcycle club
Michael Beach will reprise his Season 7 role as club leader T.O. Cross.
“HIMYM’s” prop master recalls the show’s most memorable props, including the yellow umbrella
Propmaster David Baker worked on every episode, except the pilot.
Did “Scandal” help get Alfre Woodard cast as U.S. president on “State of Affairs”?
In casting Woodard in the Katherine Heigl CIA drama, NBC may seen the role as being another powerful black woman.
Why “Glee” is worth watching again
The Fox comedy has rediscovered its sense of humor — and how to correctly use music.
“Shameless” is not a comedy — it’s a “really depressing drama”
The TV Academy allowing the Showtime drama to switch Emmy categories is like cheating, says Tim Goodman.
Coming to Discovery: “The Pigman of Texas”
Wild-hog wrangler Brian “Pigman” Quaca will star in a reality show in which he helps control Texas’ wild-boar population.
How Bill Nye went from sketch comedian to “The Science Guy”
Here Nye presents his origin story.
“New Girl” stars reunite on the big screen in “Let’s Be Cops”
Check out the trailer starring Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr., plus “The Vampire Diaries’” Nina Dobrev.
“Girls” Season 3 finale proved it had been saying something all along
Season 3 was the year “Girls” got real and faced the hard reality of life. PLUS: “Girls” had trouble knowing what to do with its cast and big-name guest-stars.
PBS presents the 5-hour “Story of the Jews”
Historian Simon Schama says he violated “all the historian’s rules about distance and objectivity” for his documentary, which was originally shown in Britain last year. He says he wanted to look at the history of Jews in light of present events.