September 24, 2012 A night of mostly expected winners and lackluster production made for a boring Emmys telecast.
September 20, 2012 The Scottish actress plays Margaret Thompson, a young Irish widow who marries a corrupt politician on HBO's Boardwalk Empire. Macdonald, who got her start in Trainspotting, tells Fresh Air that she enjoys playing a "strong character" for a change.
September 17, 2012 We reveal the 25 words that can be combined to create countless television shows.
September 17, 2012 American Idol announced its new judges, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, and showed some new interest in actually connecting with existing music fans.
September 13, 2012 This fall, several Glee characters will head off to college, joining the ranks of shows like Community and Felicity. But will higher education lead to lower ratings? NPR's Neda Ulaby explores why high school makes great television, but college does not.
September 13, 2012 Critic David Bianculli says of all the new programs premiering this fall, there isn't one you have to add to your weekly viewing list. The best new show, he says, is Emily Owens, M.D., which is just like Ally McBeal if she were a doctor instead of a lawyer — but it's graded on a curve.