One’s an unprecedented hit and the other won The CW its first Golden Globe. But more importantly, Empire and Jane The Virgin are both doing some of the most unique and progressive work on television today.
Jane the Virgin showrunner Jennie Urman told BuzzFeed News that it was important for the show to deal with a possible deportation. “The hope is by personalizing this issue, and playing it out through beloved characters, we can make the political, personal… and hopefully raise consciousness, and compassion,” Urman wrote in an email. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!
This isn’t just another telenovela. It’s way better!
Actors Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell talk to BuzzFeed News about the show that brought them together, reuniting as villains on The CW’s superhero series, and their plan for more Prison Break.
From Kevin Spacey to Gina Rodriguez, every single actor who took home a Golden Globe in a television category was a first-time winner. And freshman shows swept their categories as well.
The Jane the Virgin star said that her Golden Globe win “represents a culture that wants to see themselves as heroes.” Rodriguez’s award is also The CW network’s first ever Golden Globe.
Even without the Red Wedding, this was one of the bloodiest years for TV in recent memory. Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS for just about every television series. (Seriously.)
From Game of Thrones to Family Guy, BuzzFeed staffers pick their favorite installments of TV this year. Presented in no particular order.
These are the actors who left their mark on film and television this year. Now they enter 2015 as Hollywood’s most exciting new players.
“When you make your dreams come true, you allow other people to dream and try to make their dreams come true,” newly minted Golden Globe nominee Rodriguez, the star of The CW’s Jane the Virgin, told BuzzFeed News.
Yeah, I should totally watch “Swan Song.” It won’t emotionally scar me at all.
Admittedly it’s a low bar, but still!
DC Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns reveals the strategy behind the company’s sudden TV omnipresence, why secrecy isn’t always the best policy when it comes to superheroes, and why they’re doing things differently than Marvel.
Welcome to Mystic Falls, bitch!
Arrow’s Colin Donnell tells BuzzFeed News about the personal and professional journey he went on after his character, Tommy Merlyn, died on The CW hit. Plus, watch an exclusive clip from his return!
Because it’s important to learn more from the show than just the lyrics to every Gavin DeGraw song.
At least we still have the flashbacks. WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!
In Season 3, Oliver Queen’s alter ego, Arrow, will face Ra’s al Ghul as the Big Bad. But for fans and The CW, he’s already won.
The Vampire Diaries and The Originals executive producer gave BuzzFeed News unprecedented access to her office, her writers rooms, and her world. This is what life running a television show is actually like.
According to GLAAD’s annual studies.
Breaking down the clues in BuzzFeed’s exclusive poster for Season 6 of The Vampire Diaries.
Plus, watch an exclusive teaser for Reign’s “haunted” sophomore season. More “forces of darkness, forces of the heart” ahead!
Exclusive: On the set of Play It Again, Dick, the latest installment in Veronica Mars’ ever-expanding universe. But it’s far being from the last, if Kristen Bell has her say.
This is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down.
The characters are immortal. The actors, not so much.
Exclusive: Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, and a dozen other Veronica Mars alums will co-star in Play It Again, Dick.
Spoiler alert: Selfie isn’t that bad. BuzzFeed Entertainment staffers unite to break down the 2014–15 season’s new broadcast offerings.