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  • Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute

    Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute
    The 66th annual Emmy Awards will remember Robin Williams with a "proper and meaningful remembrance," executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement on Wednesday. "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion," Mischer said. "While we are...
  • Emmy Telecast Prepping Tribute to Robin Williams

    Less than a year after Robin Williams appeared on the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast to salute his mentor, Jonathan Winters, producers of the Aug. 25 ceremony are preparing an on-air tribute to the actor-comedian whose suicide on Monday sent shockwaves...
  • Norman Lear Still Seeking Reality and Comedy

    "All in the Family" met "Modern Family" Sunday at Warner Bros. as Norman Lear and Steve Levitan expounded on the need for mixing reality with comedy in their signature series. Lear received a standing ovation from the audience of about 400 at the...
  • William Friedkin blows out the candles on 'The Birthday Party'

    William Friedkin blows out the candles on 'The Birthday Party'
    Whoever is ultimately at fault in the conflict between actor Steven Berkoff and director William Friedkin that led to the postponement of the Geffen Playhouse’s much anticipated production of “The Birthday Party,” there’s no...
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • 'Naked City: The Complete Series'

    'Naked City: The Complete Series'
    One of television’s most classic police dramas is offered in full, utilizing richly atmospheric New York location filming. It also boasts a truly remarkable roster of guest stars, considering how many actors made appearances early in careers that...
  • Emmys 2013: What one TV critic would like to see

    Television critics are not part of the television academy, which means we don't get to vote in the Emmys race. Depending on where you're sitting, this is either a very good or a very bad thing. What we do get to do is second-guess, congratulate and...
  • TV Review: Emmy Awards, Hour Two

    As so often happens with award shows, the Emmys couldn't stand prosperity. After a promising opening with a fair amount of energy, the second hour proved listless, bogged down by staged moments, while creating little opportunity for spontaneous ones. OK,...
  • Emmy Awards 2013 Live Blog

    Emmy Awards 2013 Live Blog
    Will Ferrell couldn't find child care so he brings the kids on stage with him to present the final awards of the evening. "Modern Family" wins the best comedy Emmy again. Steven Levitan accepts the Emmys and sums up the whole night: "This may be the...
  • In Memoriam: How the Emmys Tributes Went

    Special tributes during the Primetime Emmys to Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg, each of whom passed away in the past year, came as leadouts to commercials, beginning nearly 30 minutes into the...
  • Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night

    Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night
    The 65th Emmy Awards took so many of its winners by surprise Sunday night that several were, quite literally, speechless. True, TV's biggest night had its share of repeat winners, notably ABC's "Modern Family" and actresses Claire Danes ("Homeland") and...
  • Emmys 2013: Special 'In Memoriam' just another Emmy choice

    Emmys 2013: Special 'In Memoriam' just another Emmy choice
    The days before Sunday's broadcast of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were filled with dissension. Not just the usual palaver over who should win and who would win, but also over a departure from the customary "In Memoriam" segment and a question of who...