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Emmys: True Detective to Compete as Drama Series, Versus Entering Less-Crowded Mini Race

Emmys 2014 True Detective

And the interesting Emmys decisions keep on coming.

Just hours after news broke that Showtime’s Shameless would switch categories and compete at this year’s Emmys as a comedy, it is now being reported that HBO’s acclaimed True Detective will forgo entering the less-competitive, less-crowded miniseres races and instead vie as a drama. READ MORE

Cable Ratings: True Detective Finale Draws Record Crowd; Plus Lindsay's Premiere Numbers

True Detective Finale Ratings

True Detective went out on a high note Sunday, with the Season 1 finale drawing a series-high 3.5 million viewers — a 50 percent increase from the 2.3 million that tuned in for the premiere.

Per HBO, with an average gross audience of …READ MORE

True Detective Finale Recap: 'If You Ask Me, Light's Winning' [Updated]

True Detective Season 1 Finale Recap

Louisiana True Detectives Rust and Marty finally got to the bottom of a very disturbing, 17-year-old mystery Sunday night — but did the HBO series’ season-ender give you the resolution you craved? READ MORE & VOTE

True Detective's 9 Most Profound Pieces of Wisdom, As Told By Cats

True Detective Season 1

You’ve watched every episode of HBO’s True Detective. You know the season finale is coming up this Sunday (9/8c). You’re able to spout Yellow King references with the best of ‘em, and you could sketch the spaghetti monster in your sleep.

But you have not lived until you have seen …READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

TVLine's Performer of the Week: Woody Harrelson


A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMER | Woody Harrelson

THE SHOW | True Detective

THE EPISODE | “Who Goes There”


Performer of the Week: Matthew McConaughey

HBO's "True Detective" Season 1 / Director: Cary Fukunaga

A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMER | Matthew McConaughey

THE SHOW | True Detective



Cable Ratings: True Detective Opens Well, Girls Hits High, Shameless Slips, Helix Starts Soft


Time for some cable ratings catch-up, in between sessions here at the Television Critics Association winter press tour….

HBO’s True Detective premiered to 2.33 million total viewers, the pay cabler’s largest launch audience since …READ MORE

HBO's True Detective: Will You Continue With the Investigation?

True Detective Series Premiere Recap

Two polar opposite detectives took on a disturbing murder case in the premiere of HBO True Detective (Sunday, 9/8c) – and in its first hour, the series set up a filing cabinet full of satellite mysteries. Are you planning to stick around to see them solved? READ MORE & VOTE

HBO Announces Dates for Girls Season 3, Jonathan Groff's Gay Dramedy Looking

Girls Season 3

Girls will resume having angsty, awkward fun this January.

HBO on Wednesday announced that Season 3 of Lena Dunham’s coming-of-age comedy will premiere on …READ MORE

Hot Video: Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson Play True Detective for HBO


HBO on Sunday night debuted the first trailer for True Detective, its new eight-episode drama series premiering in January 2014 and starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.

Billed as an elevated narrative with multiple perspectives and time frames, the show centers on …READ MORE & WATCH PROMO