The cast of Scandal says goodbye on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and kills [redacted] one more time

While Scandal may have passed its peak and headed down the steep side of silly mountain a while ago, there’s no denying how influential—and fun—all the show’s backstabbing, wine-quaffing, bed-hopping, Machiavellian Washington intrigue has been. After the series finale aired on Thursday, the entire current cast and…

Cyborg is getting a tune-up in Joss Whedon’s Justice League reshoots

Out of all the members of the upcoming Justice League, Ray Fisher’s Cyborg has been the most out-of-focus when it comes to Warner Bros.’ big promotional push. That’s not wholly surprising; neither Fisher nor the character are especially big names (especially not when stacked up against Ben Affleck or Wonder Woman),…

Bryan Cranston goes All The Way in his characterization of LBJ

Bryan Cranston won a Tony for playing Lyndon Baines Johnson in the Broadway production of Robert Schenkkan’s historical drama about the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, All The Way. And it’s not hard to see why. The play’s Johnson is the type of outsized real-life figure—complete with ready-built Southern bluster…

The Television Academy makes some long-overdue changes to its Emmy rules

Scripted TV’s embarrassment of riches has become a literal embarrassment for The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recent years as the quality and breadth of programming has outpaced the Emmy eligibility rules, leaving superlative shows and talent out of the running for television’s top prize. But the TV Academy…