More from Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
Emmy Watch: Guest Star
Small paychecks are rarely the draw for visiting actors.
For many guest stars, their takeaway moments last long after they leave the series.
Emmy Wrap: Reality
Not much changes for reality and nonfiction Emmy category nominees -- but the underdogs and rookies eternally hope for an upset.
Living large and green no longer mutually exclusive
Being ecologically responsible doesn't have to involve a lot of energy or thought.
Icons: Regis Philbin
He's revered by David Letterman, studied by Jimmy Kimmel and no less than a "master" in the eyes of Craig Ferguson.
Tough competition in this year’s reality Emmy race
With their future in television firmly cemented, the best of reality and nonfiction programming will step up at the Sept. 21 Emmy Awards with a newfound confidence.
Hollywood elite’s high-end travel
Only recently, lazing on a tropical beach with a book and a frozen, fruity drink counted as a vacation.
Homeowners renting properties for productions
Homeowners looking to sell their properties have every right to be feeling a little grumpy these days -- or, given the circumstances, downright panicked. As a once-hot market continues to cool, homes are taking a lot longer to find buyers, which can put owners into a perilous financial state.
Santa Barbara fest uses big stars to help small indies
With more film festivals entering the fray, Santa Barbara has claimed its niche: Screening more than 200 films, it asks its audience to dabble by day. In exchange, it dazzles them at night, with honors to select actors, as well as special focuses on director Norman Jewison and Julie Christie this year.
Palm Springs fest’s focus in covering Oscar spread
This year's Palm Springs Film Festival might be strong on international flavor, but its main course is in covering the Oscar spread.
Producers reveal genesis of Oscar hopefuls
Producers of six best picture candidates reveal in their own words how their films came together.
Young performers showing signs of the next big thing
These young performers are showing signs of being the next big things