Articles about Empire
Damon Lindelof, the prolific showrunner, producer and film screenwriter behind cult series The Leftovers and Lost, is the latest high-profile speaker to join the line-up at Drama Summit West, which takes place in LA on May 19.
In this special film, some of the biggest names in US drama tell DQ about the changing role of the showrunner.
Star, Lee Daniels’ follow-up to Empire, has got off to a shaky start – with critics mostly giving the show the thumbs down. But there was good news this week for French drama Baron Noir.
Games of Thrones and The People vs OJ Simpson picked up a lot of Emmy nominations this week – but can they convert them into awards?
In the US, the 2015/16 TV season is drawing to a close – so which scripted shows have done the business for the big four networks?
Starz is celebrating a brace of nominations at this year’s Golden Globes for projects penned by Ronald D Moore and Moira Walley-Beckett. Meanwhile, David Guggenheim is writing a new thriller series for Jack Bauer himself Kiefer Sutherland.
Probably the best measure of whether a show is a hit is if it gets renewed. DQ looks at some of those to receive new season orders and those considered dead certs to come back next year.
Following the release of GLAAD’s report on LGBT representation on US television, Andy Fry looks at the shows, writers and networks that have been singled out for praise – and where the industry must do better.
As it becomes harder to pick out the winners and losers among returning and new dramas, with early ratings distorted by time-shifted and on-demand viewing, just how did Downton Abbey, Doctor Who and others fair this week?
In the aftermath of this year’s Teen Choice Awards, Andy Fry looks at the dramas highlighted by the Fox TV event and the writers behind the shows that have proved a hit among the elusive teenage market.
As AMC prepares to launch Fear The Walking Dead, Michael Pickard looks at the trend towards producing spin-offs of popular shows and examines why such series are so popular with television networks.
As John Legend becomes the latest singer-songwriter to sign up to a television drama, hot on the heels of fellow artists Timbaland and 50 Cent, Michael Pickard asks whether more will follow.
With Games of Thrones picking up the most Primetime Emmy nominations this week, Andy Fry considers the competition it faces and the omissions from this year’s shortlist, and also looks at two US summer series whose future is far from secure.