Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

TV

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Will Emmy-Winner 'Cosmos' Be Back?

    Will the force behind "Cosmos," Emmy-winning writer/producer Ann Druyan, the widow of Carl Sagan, be able to bring back her reimagined television show? She needs to convince both Fox and host Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Showtime Renews Emmy-Nominated 'Masters of Sex' and 'Ray Donovan' for Third Seasons

    My favorite summer TV series is "Masters of Sex," which has deepened its exploration of male-female relationship dynamics in its second season. So I'm delighted to report that Showtime has renewed the hourlong series about the work and life of the famous sex research couple Masters and Johnson for ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Keanu Reeves Is Latest Movie Star to Go TV

    When in doubt, go TV. That is the new Hollywood mantra, as every working producer, director and actor is checking out alternatives to green screen comic-book movies. It's been a while since Keanu Reeves hit his stride as an action star in "Speed" and the "Matrix franchise. Reeves is not going gentl...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Screen Talk: Remembering Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, New Director/TV Paradigm, Festival Update, Emmys, Week's Picks

    On this week's Screen Talk podcast (available on iTunes), Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I remember Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams, look at the new director paradigm on television pioneered by Cary Fukunaga and Steven Soderbergh in "True Detective" and "The Knick," respectively, talk "Outlander" a...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Legends': Twisty Sean Bean Spy Series from Producers of 'Homeland'

    Sean Bean, shockingly rendered headless in the first season of "Game of Thrones," may be the strongest incarnation yet of the alienated espionage prodigy that has become the trademark of the show's auteur showrunner, "24"-veteran Howard Gordon.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    27 comments
    tweet
    0

    Emmy Watch: The Decline and Fall of 'Downton Abbey'

    As hulking and lavish as the Titanic, "Downton Abbey" appears unsinkable -- especially when it comes to Emmy voters and fans. But the series, whose first episode began with news of that famous ship's North Atlantic disaster, is not immune to rough seas. Does the disappointing fourth season of "Downt...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Emmy Watch: Learning to Love 'Game of Thrones'

    The first time I quit "Game of Thrones," in the midst of the prolonged setup that plagued season one, it came as a relief.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Career Watch: TV Provides Stepping Stone to Film for Edgy Emmy Nominees Dreyfuss, Driver, Louis C.K.

    These days, a movie star can easily make the switch to TV with no loss of stature. In fact, Matthew McConaughey’s acclaimed work on the HBO series “True Detective” probably helped to seal the deal on his Oscar win for “Dallas Buyers Club.” But taking the leap from TV to film? That’s an iffier propo...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Sherry Lansing Talks the Rise of Television and Ageism

    The whip-smart husband-and-wife team of director William Friedkin ("The French Connection") and Sherry Lansing, the producer ("Fatal Attraction") and first woman studio head at Twentieth Century Fox and Paramount, visited the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czech Republic this month, whe...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    PBS Preview: Six New 'Makers' Documentaries Focus on Groundbreaking Women

    PBS announces a new fall "Makers" series spotlighting groundbreaking women in six areas: Comedy, Hollywood, Space, Politics, Business and War.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Watch: 26-Minute Talk With Christopher ...The Playlist
  • Susan Kouguell Interviews Joel Potrykus, ...SydneysBuzz
  • Will Emmy-Winner 'Cosmos' Be Back? ...Thompson on Hollywood