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  • George Clooney rips Daily Mail in op-ed

    George Clooney rips Daily Mail in op-ed
    George Clooney has finally lost his cool. The Oscar-winner has been a tabloid staple for nearly two decades, as his various relationships have landed him endless unwanted cover stories. He's largely ignored the shady coverage, but an item run by the...
  • BBC, Carnival Producing Viking Drama 'The Last Kingdom'

    The BBC and "Downton Abbey" producer Carnival Films have teamed up to produce a new historical drama series, "The Last Kingdom," BBC America announced Wednesday. The eight-episode, hourlong series will be adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling...
  • Emmy Predictions: 'The Good Wife' Muscles Back Into Drama Race

    The best drama on television right now is playing out in the incredibly overcrowded drama race. Consider this: Last year's slate of nominees was "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "House of Cards," and "Mad Men" - and did...
  • Emmys 2014: Nominee Taylor Schilling on being part of TV's evolution, taco celebrating

    Emmys 2014: Nominee Taylor Schilling on being part of TV's evolution, taco celebrating
    It's a day Taylor Schilling might like better than taco night. On Thursday, the 29-year-old actress scored a nomination for lead actress in a comedy for her portrayal as yuppie inmate Piper Chapman in Netflix's prison dramedy "Orange Is the New Black."...
  • Emmy Nominations: How Accurate Were Our Predictions?

    In the days leading up to the announcement of the 2014 Emmy nominees, Variety set out to predict the most likely contenders in the drama, comedy, acting, miniseries and movies categories. While by no means an exact science, many of our picks made the...
  • Emmys 2014: Christine Baranski showers praise on 'Good Wife' writers

    Emmys 2014: Christine Baranski showers praise on 'Good Wife' writers
    On Thursday morning Christine Baranski was just coming back inside after a swim when she found out that she’d earned her fifth straight Emmy nomination for supporting actress in a drama series for her role as Diane Lockhart on CBS’ “...
  • Emmy Nomination 'Snubs:' So Who Would You Give the Boot?

    Michael Sheen is really, really good in Showtime's "Masters of Sex." And if push comes to shove, you could make a case for omitting Kevin Spacey or Jeff Daniels -- the latter in the way MVPs usually don't come from losing teams -- to make room for him....
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...
  • Discourse in Winter Park reaches a low

    Discourse in Winter Park reaches a low
    Winter Park often fancies itself as the "Downton Abbey" of local governments. Smart. Enviable. And classy. When it comes to public discourse, though, Winter Park is about as sophisticated as "Honey Boo Boo." Take this recent exchange between Mayor Ken...
  • Liberty Global buys stake in UK broadcaster ITV

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S.-based cable group Liberty Global has bought BSkyB's 6.4 percent stake in ITV , Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, boosting its shares on hopes of a wider bid. Billionaire John Malone's Liberty, which bought...
  • In Emmys gamesmanship, drama is the new comedy, and vice versa

    In Emmys gamesmanship, drama is the new comedy, and vice versa
    A lot of people were surprised in 2010 when Edie Falco won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Perhaps no one was more shocked than Falco, who protested "I'm not funny!" when she accepted her prize for portraying the pill-popping...
  • L.A. theater openings, June 29-July 6: 'Savages,' Shakespeare and more

    L.A. theater openings, June 29-July 6: 'Savages,' Shakespeare and more
    The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival returns for its 10th year, there's a revival of David Rabe's "In the Boom Boom Room," and Skylight Theatre Company explores "The Sexual Life of Savages." Summer Shorts An evening of original 10-minute comedies...