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Michael Shannon to Play Lakers Owner Jerry Buss in HBO Pilot

Michael Shannon to Play Lakers Owner Jerry Buss in HBO Pilot

Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) has signed on for a key role in HBO’s pilot about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers. Shannon will play Jerry Buss, majority owner of the Lakers during a period highlighted by the team’s Showtime era during the 1980s. The Untitled...
Emmy Voting Wraps; How Will New TV Academy Rules Affect Outcome?

Emmy Voting Wraps; How Will New TV Academy Rules Affect Outcome?

The deadline to submit ballots for the 24,000 or so eligible Television Academy members is tonight at 10 PM PT. Nominations for the Primetime Emmys will be announced July 16. One of the interesting aspects of this year’s contest will be to see how a few new rules...
‘When They See Us’ Is “Most Watched” Netflix Series

‘When They See Us’ Is “Most Watched” Netflix Series

Just days into the initial round of Emmy voting, When They See Us has gotten a big boost from the streaming service that the Ava DuVernay directed limited series is on and from real-world outrage over the prosecutors who were hellbent on putting the Central Park 5...