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  • Emmy Preview: Category Shifting Is the Big Story This Year

    This Emmy season, there's going to be more of everything: more campaigning, more events and more media coverage. The reason: more worthy contenders. And that explains another increase: more jockeying. The frenzy kicked off when HBO announced that "True...
  • HBO's 'Normal Heart' Draws Nearly 1 Million Viewers in First Airing Sunday

    "The Normal Heart" premiered Sunday to above-average numbers for an original HBO movie, drawing nearly 1 million viewers for its initial telecast, according to Nielsen estimates. The adaptation of Larry Kramer's play about the early days of the AIDS...
  • Taylor Kitsch balances heavy 'Heart' with 'Grand Seduction' laughs

    Taylor Kitsch balances heavy 'Heart' with 'Grand Seduction' laughs
    Director Don McKellar had admired Taylor Kitsch's work as a high school football player in the TV series "Friday Night Lights" and as a South African photographer in the 2010 indie "The Bang Bang Club." Later, Kitsch flexed his well-toned muscles in...
  • BTJA Critics' Choice Awards Frontrunners Explore Social Issues

    When Ryan Murphy began developing HBO's "The Normal Heart," he didn't go about it with his usual eye for unabashedly entertaining commercial fare with a social theme (or two) layered into the plot. Murphy, best known for creating Fox's "Glee" and FX's...
  • Trevor Project Hero Arianna Huffington on LGBTQ Rights: 'Politicians' Views Need to Evolve Faster'

    Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, the LGBTQ world's royal couple, looked dapper and charming on the Marriott Marquis red carpet Monday night at The Trevor Project's bi-annual fundraising gala Trevor Live for support and outreach to LGBTQ youth....
  • Matt Bomer won't let go of HBO 'Normal Heart' role — 'he changed me'

    Matt Bomer won't let go of HBO 'Normal Heart' role — 'he changed me'
    Physical transformation is the surest way for an actor to get an audience's attention, but the changes went much deeper for Matt Bomer for HBO's "The Normal Heart." Bomer says that playing the role of Felix Turner, who becomes ill during the early days of...
  • 'Glee': Final season, loving tribute

    'Glee': Final season, loving tribute
    "Glee" is in the headlines for several reasons. Let's start with the series' fate: It will return next season for its final year, Fox announced Monday. "Glee" is not on the Fox fall lineup, but 22 episodes have been ordered, said Kevin Reilly,...
  • Larry Kramer's 'Normal Heart' beats, finally, on HBO

    "WHY DID it take so long? Why did it take so long to make the play into a film?" That is the question Larry Kramer asked several months ago, as work progressed on Ryan Murphy's HBO adaptation of Kramer's devastating 1985 play "The Normal Heart." Kramer'...
  • WATCH: Mark Ruffalo's Voice Is a Cure in 'The Normal Heart' Trailer

    The promos for Ryan Murphy's HBO drama keeping getting more and more powerful. The first full trailer shows Mark Ruffalo, his onscreen partner Matt Bomer and Julia Roberts fight to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early...
  • TV Review: 'The Normal Heart'

    HBO has a storied tradition of movies and miniseries tackling gay issues (and not incidentally, timing those high-class productions toward the close of the Emmy-eligibility window, ensuring they're fresh in the minds of voters). Add to that honor roll...
  • 'Walking Dead' Zombies Invade, 'Game of Thrones' Battle Ensues at TV Academy Concert

    The music behind some of the most popular shows on TV came to life on Wednesday evening during the Television Academy's "Score!," a concert celebrating music composed for television, sponsored by ASCAP. Composers including Ramin Djawadi of "Game of...
  • TV Picks: 'Normal Heart,' 'Hannibal,' 'World Wars'

    TV Picks: 'Normal Heart,' 'Hannibal,' 'World Wars'
    "The Normal Heart." After years of languishing in development purgatory, Larry Kramer's furious and essential play about the early years of the AIDS crisis in New York has been turned into a film. Adapted by Kramer and directed by Ryan Murphy with a ...