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American Crime

Why Is TV Making Me Sad?

Ed Martin | Posted 03.10.2017 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

If TV is supposed to be so wonderful these days, why is it making me so sad? I've got a few ideas.

What American Crime Gets Right About Sexual Assault

Amanda M. Schumacher | Posted 02.25.2017 | Entertainment
Amanda M. Schumacher

American Crime looks at the dynamics that result when rigid stereotypes about sexual violence collide with rigid stereotypes about masculinity. For example, Taylor is initially reluctant to characterize what happened to him as rape because, unlike women and girls, he has not been socially primed to think of himself as a potential victim.

Lili Taylor Laments The Way Mature Women Are Treated In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.03.2016 | Fifty

Mature actresses are seriously under-appreciated in Hollywood, Lili Taylor told HuffPost Live on Tuesday. The 48-year-old actress, who stars in Seaso...

WATCH LIVE: Lili Taylor Talks ABC's 'American Crime'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.02.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Lili Taylor stars as the mother of a struggling teenage son in season 2 of "American Crime." She joins HuffPost Live to discuss tackling stereotypes, ...

The Thoughtful Reason 'American Crime' Creator Won't Label Himself A Feminist

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women

John Ridley doesn't call himself a feminist, but it's not because he doesn't believe in gender equality. Rather, he thinks that claiming the label for...

'American Crime' Creator Isn't Worried About 'American Crime Story' Confusion

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're looking to cope with the winter by snuggling on your couch with a thrilling crime drama that takes place in the good ol' U.S. of A., you're ...

ABC's American Crime Once Again Pokes Into Our Uncomfortable Places, and That's Good

David Hinckley | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

If you want to see what a "big swing" really looks like on prime-time television, check out the second season of ABC's American Crime, which premieres Thursday night at 10.

Penelope Ann Miller Says Aging In Hollywood 'Sucks'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.29.2015 | Entertainment

"It's a fact," Penelope Ann Miller conceded when HuffPost Live asked her about the lack of enticing roles for middle-aged female actresses in Hollywoo...

What Did The 'Mad Men' Premiere Tell Us About How The Show May End?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment

Don Draper and company returned to AMC for one last time on Sunday before the series comes to a close in May. The show is known for slowly building mo...

Why We Can't Stop Watching 'The Jinx'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment

Halfway through the run of HBO's riveting documentary series "The Jinx," HuffPost Entertainment called it "'Serial' for television." That's still a pe...

Elvis Nolasco Plays an Addict in ABC's American Crime

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

It was easy for me to come up with questions to interview the multi-talented and ever so handsome Elvis Nolasco.

Maureen Ryan

How Could This Great Crime Drama Go So Wrong? | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.05.2015 | Entertainment

It's one of the oldest television genres in existence, but crime dramas have shown themselves to be exceptionally resilient even as the medium expands...