News & Magazine
EPIX roars onto screens with a slate of new shows.
Families are watching BYUtv—together—which has the industry watching.
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.
An upstart streaming service looks to upset ESPN in the fight for major-league sports rights.
After 25 years behind a desk, Conan O’Brien had to reckon with his status as late night’s elder statesman. So he ditched the desk — and the band. His new format and new projects are suiting him just fine, and so is the sporty wardrobe.
“We didn’t know how to go on,” Jill Soloway says of the dilemma facing cast and crew on her ground- breaking Amazon series. But “the idea of music came to us,” and Transparent’s musical finale took shape. Says star Judith Light: “It made us feel alive.”
The newest Ken Burns opus, Country Music, explores the duality of a very American genre — from the rockin’ sounds of the roadhouse to the righteous tones of church and home.