Emmy Magazine Features

Elizabeth Tulloch, the newest Lois Lane, looks up to those who came before her and those yet to come.

Who better to run a network whose core demo is Black women than an executive as sharp on the business side as the creative and who — in the words of Oprah Winfrey — “has the lived experience of being Black and female”?

The passion of cast and crew making Queen Sugar is more than matched by the emotions of its ardent fans, who include Oprah Winfrey, an executive producer of the OWN drama.

NBA players are moving easily from the court to the set, landing TV production deals in many genres.

Pandemicked TV fans are cheering Ted Lasso, the sweetly comic tale of a hapless U.S. coach in England, fumbling through that other kind of football. combining the best of buddy comedy, sports television and even rom-com, it scores as an ode to compassion.

Even before the invention of television, this firm was lending four-legged friends to the entertainment industry. Now, much of its product is animatronic. But no matter the medium, no animals have ever been harmed.

As he steps into a series lead, a grateful actor thanks those he’s learned from along the way.

When the role is right for Angela Bassett, only she will do. That’s why the team behind Fox’s 9-1-1 built the show around her — producers and directors crave the strength and self-respect she always brings to the screen. As a young actress, she says, she’d do without rather than take a job “that would degrade Black women or the Black female experience.”

To portray Margaret Thatcher in The Crown, Gillian Anderson had to immerse herself in Britain’s “Iron Lady,” both mentally and physically.

Even in the streaming age, Americans who savor the best in British drama are still gathering ‘round the telly as the weekend wanes.

An actor-producer who knows how good guys can stray to the dark side, Bryan Cranston confronts a new crisis of conscience in Showtime’s Your Honor .

The Marvel Cinematic Universe comes to television with WandaVision  the new Disney+ series that places a super-powered Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in the suburbs of classic sitcoms.

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