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Primetime Emmy Awards

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  • The finger of fate was never fickle to George Schlatter

     The finger of fate was never fickle to George Schlatter
    Award-winning producer-writer-director George Schlatter is a kind of P.T. Barnum of the small screen. An innovative showman, the 81-year-old Schlatter turned the comedy genre on its head with the hip, groundbreaking series "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In"...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/18/14 for 05/18/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Tina Fey was born in Upper Darby, Penn., on this date in 1970. This birthday gal starred as Liz Lemon on "30 Rock" from 2006-2013, a role which earned her a 2008 Emmy Award, and she won two other Emmys for her writing on the show....
  • Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'

    Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'
    Seth Meyers broke out a Chicago accent during his monologue on Thursday’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” when joking about the city’s ban on plastic grocery bags. The former Northwestern University and iO alum...
  • NBC Tops Sports Emmys, Extends 'Sunday Night Football' Streak

    NBC led the field Tuesday with six wins at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards, presented at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Gotham. The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" (pictured) extended its streak in the live sports series category to a sixth consecutive...
  • World Series coverage, 'Sunday Night Football' win Sports Emmys

    World Series coverage, 'Sunday Night Football' win Sports Emmys
    Fox's broadcast of last year's World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" and HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" were among the big winners at the 35th Sports Emmy Awards handed out Tuesday....
  • ESPN's Jamie Horowitz to Join NBC News as Senior VP and General Manager

    NBC News has poached Jamie Horowitz from ESPN to become the senior VP and general manager of the "Today" show. Horowitz, who currently serves as VP of original programming and production at ABC sister network ESPN, will oversee all three aspects of...
  • MTV to Host VMAs in Los Angeles on Emmy Weekend

    MTV's Video Music Awards ceremony was probably one of the main catalysts in NBC's decision to move this year's Primetime Emmy awards to a Monday, as the cabler had long staked claim to Aug. 24 as this year's date for its annual event. Perhaps as a way to...
  • 'Other Woman' may beat 'Capt. America'; Seth Meyers to host Emmys

    'Other Woman' may beat 'Capt. America'; Seth Meyers to host Emmys
    After the coffee. Before finding out why I'm not hosting the Emmys. The Skinny: It is never fun giving a cat medicine. Try giving your cat three different doses if you really want frustration. I'm pretty sure Skinny isn't enjoying it either. Today's...
  • Seth Meyers tapped to host 2014 Emmy Awards

    Seth Meyers tapped to host 2014 Emmy Awards
    Seth Meyers will go from late night to prime time in August: The funnyman will host this year's Emmy Awards, NBC and the Television Academy confirmed Thursday night. TV's biggest night falls on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. -- remember, that's a Monday! -- on NBC,...
  • Neil Patrick Harris: Hedwig, not me, cursed at a fan during show

    Neil Patrick Harris: Hedwig, not me, cursed at a fan during show
    Neil Patrick Harris -- nay, his character Hedwig -- let an angry F-bomb fly during a performance of the Broadway musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Saturday. The "How I Met Your Mother" star, who plays an angsty, transgender rock musician in the...
  • Sarah Silverman Joins 'Masters of Sex' Cast

    Comedian and actress Sarah Silverman has joined the second season of the Showtime drama "Masters of Sex," Variety has learned. The period drama created by Michelle Ashford stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as famed sex researchers William Masters...
  • Daniel Craig, Seth Meyers Appear in White House Campaign to Curb Sexual Assaults

    Vice President Joseph Biden has enlisted Daniel Craig, Seth Meyers, Benicio Del Toro, Steve Carell and Dulé Hill for a new series of public service announcements aimed at curbing campus sexual assaults. The PSAs are aimed at men and try to encourage...