At L.A.’s Geffen Playhouse, television actors who also relish live theater can test themselves in new ways — and show themselves to audiences in a whole new light.
In this excerpt from The Interviews: An Oral History of Television, veteran writer Alan Zweibel discusses his career and his friendships with Gilda Radner and Garry Shandling.
Peaky Blinders — the drama named for British gangsters who sewed razor blades into the peaks of their caps — is the little British show that’s gone big.
Networks that delight are the domain of Discovery’s Kathleen Finch, who is hailed by colleagues for her creative cross-promotions.
Strange requests (like, Can you do Groucho on helium?) are all in a day’s work for a voice actor. But as Rob Paulsen makes plain in Voice Lessons, he wouldn’t have it any other way.
When In Living Color burst onto television in 1990, Saturday Night Live had already been on the air for 15 years. But this was sketch comedy like no one had seen before. As David Peisner explains in Homey Don’t Play That!, TV comedy — and its approach to race — would never be the same.