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  • 10 viral hits

    1. Rebecca Black Today is not Friday, but Rebecca Black's unintentional parody of modern pop still (unfortunately) takes the No. 1 spot for 2011 viral hits. The original video racked up disproportionately more dislikes than likes, but its so-bad-it's-...
  • For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama

    For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama
    For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant's prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" weren't enough Rhimes-...
  • Allison Janney on her double Emmys win and post-'West Wing' act in TV

    Allison Janney on her double Emmys win and post-'West Wing' act in TV
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was...
  • Allison Janney on Her Double Emmys Win and Post-'West Wing' Act in TV

    When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
  • 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards Red Carpet: Netflix is the New Black

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The cast of "Orange is the New Black" was out in full force on the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet, but the other attendees were the ones singing the show's praises. Everyone from "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Andre...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Top Emmy Awards in Night of Repeats and Upsets

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a night marked by a few upsets and a host of repeat winners, "Breaking Bad" grabbed its second consecutive Emmy for best drama series while "Modern Family" made it a record-tying fifth consecutive win for comedy series. The...
  • Emmys: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' repeat

    Emmys: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' repeat
    At the Emmys, Matthew McConaughey was the night's best sport, but he went home a loser. It was a big night for repeat winners in major categories, notably "Breaking Bad," "Modern Family" and Bryan Cranston. But one of the biggest winners was unexpected:...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....
  • Emmy Awards: Evening Before Party Raises More than $2 Million for MPTF

    This year, Emmy weekend was an endurance test of parties and preening. But there were no heavy sighs about having to attend Sunday's Evening Before bash, which raked in more than $2 million for the Motion Picture Television Fund. The Emmy eve...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Star Mayim Bialik Gets 'Candid,' Talks Selfies with Texas Instruments

    "The Big Bang Theory's" Mayim Bialik is a busy woman these days. Not only is the Emmy-nominated actress starting her fourth season on the CBS laffer, but she recently signed on to host TVLand's "Candid Camera" reboot, and is the new face of Texas...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge breaks records, shows no signs of cooling

    The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting Wednesday that it had raised a whopping $8.6 million overnight. Between July 29 and Aug. 20, the organization has raised $31.5...
  • Chuck Lorre's Freakonomics: 'Mom' Season 1 Gets TBS Showcase

    Chuck Lorre knows one thing for sure about television: Repeats matter. To generate more sampling for his CBS comedy "Mom," Lorre had the brainstorm of setting up an unusal deal with TBS. The cabler will air reruns of the show's first season for a month...