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  • Emmy Writer and Director: The Nominees Who Knew Too Much

    Documents, images and consultants' testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year's Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story because it changes the storyteller -- it lobs a curve at...
  • James Garner: Cowboy, soldier, detective, astronaut, race car driver

    James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man. Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went...
  • TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it

    TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it
    Something interesting happened on the way to the modern Emmy Awards. Two aisles were created in the acting category: one for men and one for women. The awards didn’t start out that way. At the first Emmy ceremony in 1949, there were only three...
  • Women Few and Far Between in Emmy's Writing and Directing Races

    The Emmy nominations for writing and directing are usually a bellwether of where the industry insiders see the sizzle in the small screen. The scribe and helming categories are less of a popularity contest than the comedy and drama series races. So it...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Mary Rodgers dies at 83; composer was part of musical dynasty

    Mary Rodgers, composer of the musical "Once Upon a Mattress" that helped make Carol Burnett a star and author of the "Freaky Friday" story, has died. She was 83. Rodgers died Thursday at her home in New York after a long illness, her son Alec Guettel...
  • Mary Rodgers, Broadway Composer and 'Freaky Friday' Author, Dead at 83

    Mary Rodgers, the Broadway composer and children's book author, died of heart failure June 26 in her Manhattan home. She was 83. The daughter of musical-theater legend Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers was a composer in her own right. Her best-known...
  • Interview: ADL Head Says Gary Oldman's Apology Reinforces Anti-Semitism

    Anti-Defamation League head Abraham Foxman said he doesn't buy Gary Oldman's apology, claiming his statement Wednesday reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes. "I think he feels bad about what he said, but the way he explains it underlines why he said what...
  • Alexandra Hedison sells in Hollywood Hills West

    Alexandra Hedison sells in Hollywood Hills West
    Alexandra Hedison, the actress-photographer-designer who wed Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster this spring, has sold her Hollywood Hills West home for $3,160,625. The house had been listed at $2.75 million. Hedison rebuilt and updated the 1956 home,...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' Piracy Soars for Season 2 Debut, But 'House of Cards' Was Bigger

    If piracy is a gauge of popularity, Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" second season is not as big a hit as "House of Cards" -- and neither series holds a candle to HBO's "Game of Thrones," the world's most-pirated TV show. In the first two days of...
  • Netflix 'Orange Is the New Black' Fruit Pie and Ice Cream Truck to Troll NYC

    Netflix is taking to the streets of Gotham to promote "Orange Is the New Black" season two, which hit the streaming service Friday, with a food truck giving away free fruit-flavored pies and ice cream. The "Crazy Pyes" food truck - inspired by fan-...
  • ‘2001’ and beyond: Neil deGrasse Tyson names his top 10 sci-fi films

     
    Neil deGrasse Tyson has taken television audiences on a tour through the universe with his series, “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” […]...