‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Exiting Co-Creator On ‘TWD’ Crossover & Tonight’s Finale
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Fear The Walking Dead Season 3 finale & speculation about The Walking Dead crossover.
"My personal feeling is that the story is strong enough in Fear, that we could have easily have continued for another two seasons, without the need for the crossover," says departing Fear The Walking Dead co-creator and showrunner of the upcoming crossover with The Walking Dead that Robert Kirkman made public at New York Comic-Con… Read
‘Power’ Finale Ups Viewership To Season High; Steady With 2016 Despite Leaks
With revenge dripping from its teeth, the Season 4 finale of Power went out with a bang Sunday – and we don't just mean the pulling of that trigger on the Starz series. As Ghost (Omari Hardwick) and Tasha's (Naturi Naughton) son Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr.) took down his sister's killer, the Courtney Kemp-created drama hit a viewership season high.
Having seen the last three episodes of Power's fourth season leaked last month, the 9 PM airing of the Kemp and Monica… Read
‘Power’ Creator On Tonight’s Finale, Online Leaks & Next Season’s “Huge Moves”
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Power Season 4 finale.
“The plan is to make some huge moves and some huge cast changes in Season 5,” says Power creator Courtney Kemp as the Starz drama wraps up its fourth season tonight.
With an "anybody like Italian?" quip from Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora), the high octane and revenge-fueled finale finds the volatile drug dealer and the long-battling Ghost (Omari Hardwick) and Kanan (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) now… Read
‘Game Of Thrones’ Kit Harington On Tonight’s Finale & Season 8 “Bloodbath”
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Game of Thrones Season 7 finale.
"I think it's one of the best episodes of Game Of Thrones I've seen," says Kit Harington of tonight's penultimate season finale. "It's got a bit of everything, it fits with the season, and it also fits with Thrones in general, and I love it," adds the man known as Jon Snow (or now Aegon Targaryen).
In what has been a record-breaking seventh season viewershipwise, the epic length and… Read
‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Review: Penultimate Season Ends Epic & Shrewd
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Game Of Thrones Season 7 finale.
Like most of Season 7 itself, tonight’s sprawling Game Of Thrones penultimate season finale can be best encapsulated in five terms: betrayal, bloody, bullion, battle and big. Very big.
Only rivaled in the rarefied pantheon of the current Peak TV era by The Walking Dead in many ways, the two-time Best Drama Emmy winner tonight fought off a summer of hacks, leaks, hype and repeated reco… Read
‘Transparent’ DP Jim Frohna On “Creating Space” Within Character-Driven Drama
A major player at the Emmys since its very first season—and now through production on its fourth—Transparent is remarkably affecting insomuch as it’s character-driven. While infused with its moments of fantasy and whimsy, on a visual level, the show is typically quite simple.
But investigating the work of cinematographer Jim Frohna—a first-time nominee this year—one recognizes that there’s nothing so simple about it. While keeping his focus squarely on his characters and… Read
Possible ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Details Drop Online But No Actual Episode
With less than 48 hours to go before the finale of Game of Thrones' penultimate season airs on Sunday, details of the upcoming longest ever episode of the HBO blockbuster have appeared on online from individuals claiming to be connected to the recent hack of the premium cabler.
However, despite recent threats from “Mr. Smith” and crew to drop the nearly 80-minute "The Dragon and The Wolf” itself before tomorrow's much anticipated Season 7 ender, the actual episode itself… Read
‘Stranger Things’ Cinematographer Tim Ives On Shooting The Upside Down
Shooting the Mr. Robot pilot and the bulk of Stranger Things—projects he’s shared with fellow nominee Tod Campbell—cinematographer Tim Ives has received his first Emmy nomination for his work on the Duffer Brothers’ blockbuster Netflix drama. Looking at reference materials for Stranger Things, Ives found a project that spoke to his own sensibilities and the Amblin classics he loves.
While it’s common for fans to latch on strongly to actors and the characters they play, it… Read
‘Silicon Valley’ Creator Mike Judge On T.J. Miller’s Incendiary Comments & Effects Of Erlich’s Departure On Future Seasons
A 1997 Emmy winner for animated series King of the Hill, Silicon Valley co-creator Mike Judge has been a fixture at the Emmys since the HBO series’ first season, always a bridesmaid but never a bride, despite continued critical praise and a major fan base for the show.
Taking it all in stride while in the writers room for Season 5, Judge has also had to reconcile the abrupt departure of star T.J. Miller—and with him, fan favorite character Erich Bachman. A hilarious… Read
‘The Night Of’s Bill Camp On Series’ End: “I Don’t Think He Did It” – Emmys
In recent years, Bill Camp has had the good fortune of experiencing the heights of two artistic forms. With supporting roles in Lincoln and two consecutive Best Picture winners—12 Years A Slave and Birdman—Camp couldn’t possibly reach a higher pedigree of films. And with turns in The Leftovers and The Night Of, the latter of which earned him his first Emmy nomination, the actor is now thriving in the era of Peak TV.
In Camp’s view, the experiences in film and TV are much… Read
‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 Finale Clocks In As Series’ Longest Ever
The final episode of the second-to-last season of Game of Thrones will be the series' longest so far, HBO confirmed today.
At 79 minutes and 43 seconds, the Jeremy Podeswa-directed episode "The Dragon and the Wolf," which airs Sunday, easily outstrips the 70 minutes-plus of August 20's game-changing “Beyond the Wall.” Before this past Sunday's episode, the previous longest GoT was "The Winds of Winter," the Season 6 finale of June 26, 2016. Executive producers David… Read
‘Better Call Saul’ Co-Creator Vince Gilligan On “Sticking It To The Sandwich Makers” With Visual Approach To Storytelling
One of the most extraordinary, defining figures in television—particularly over the last decade—two-time Emmy winner Vince Gilligan is back in the race this year for his directing of Better Call Saul.
Driven on through Breaking Bad and its subsequent prequel series by a passionate love affair with visual storytelling, Gilligan attributes the success of his series to the months of lead time granted by AMC and Sony execs before production starts. As Gilligan tells it, this… Read