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Mark Burnett

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  • Backstage at the 2013 Emmy Awards

    The Variety editorial staff's favorite moments from backstage at the 2013 Emmy Awards: Supporting actress in a comedy winner Merritt Wever of "Nurse Jackie" on her short acceptance speech: "I wanted to thank everyone at Showtime … I wanted to thank...
  • 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...
  • Emmy Awards: 'The Voice's' Mark Burnett Takes on 'American Idol,' 'Amazing Race'

    As Mark Burnett addressed the media room for "The Voice's" win for best reality competition series, the inevitable questions regarding comparisons to "American Idol" arose. The exec producer of the Peacock singing competish was quick to state that "The...
  • Emmys: Bobby Cannavale Loves the 'Hustle'

    Bobby Cannavale knows how much luck it takes to establish a successful acting career. He had no expectation of taking the supporting drama actor trophy for "Boardwalk Empire" against such high-wattage competition as Aaron Paul of "Breaking Bad" and Mandy...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' win top Emmys

    'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' win top Emmys
    A running look at the 65th annual prime-time Emmys: 11:08: Best drama series: "Breaking Bad" wins the last category of the night. Series creator Vince Gilligan said he thought any of the other nominees could have won in this golden age for television....
  • Emmys 2013: NBC's 'The Voice' marks a reality triumph over 'Idol'

     Emmys 2013: NBC's 'The Voice' marks a reality triumph over 'Idol'
    NBC's "The Voice" managed to do something that "American Idol" has never accomplished, winning the Emmy for reality competition program. For producer Mark Burnett, the honor — and the separation from its reality singing contest competitor "Idol"...
  • Mark Burnett bringing sequel to “The Bible” series to NBC

     
    NBC announced today that Mark Burnett, who already has a relationship with the network through his series The Voice and Celebrity Apprentice, will continue that relationship by bringing his follow-up to the smash-hit series The Bible to NBC. The Bible was...
  • ABC primetime schedule 2013-2014

     
    ABC announced its 2013-2014 prime time schedule on Tuesday, adding fourteen new shows and a Disney/Pixar special to its programming roster. “We are taking some big swings with groundbreaking shows this season, and staying close to our roots with...
  • Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America

    Soledad O'Brien is adding another new gig to her post-CNN roster. She's joining Al Jazeera America as a special correspondent. The Qatar-based news organization announced on Monday that O'Brien had signed a deal to provide short-form segments for the...
  • Jewel to judge NBC's 'The Sing-Off'

    Jewel to judge NBC's 'The Sing-Off'
    NBC has found its judge replacement for Sara Bareilles on "The Sing-Off": folk singer Jewel. Jewel joins returning judges Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman at the judges' table for the fourth season of the a cappella singing competition, which is slated to...
  • Mark Burnett's 'Bible' sequel to air on NBC

    Mark Burnett's 'Bible' sequel to air on NBC
    "The Bible" was an electrifying success for the History channel and cable TV. But broadcaster NBC has landed the sequel, which has the working title "A.D.: Beyond the Bible." Burnett is in business with NBC on "The Voice" and "The Celebrity...
  • Liev Schreiber's 'Ray Donovan' locks up Showtime ratings record

    Liev Schreiber's 'Ray Donovan' locks up Showtime ratings record
    Showtime needed a little help with its ratings records books, and "Ray Donovan" was happy to oblige. The crime drama starring Liev Schreiber as a "fixer" to the rich and famous opened Sunday with the premium cable network's best-ever ratings for an...