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Primetime Emmy Awards

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  • ESPN leads Sports Emmy Award nominations

    ESPN enjoyed a big lead over its sports rivals in the number of nominations the sprawling organization and its affiliates received for the Sports Emmy Awards on Wednesday. The main ESPN channel led the way with 30 nominations, but combined with ESPN2,...
  • NBC Embraces Online Coverage for Olympics -- Finally

    As NBCUniversal prepares for its 18-day onslaught of Winter Olympics coverage starting Thursday, it'll be rolling out a revised Olympics game plan that brings it up to speed with the fast-changing media world. Some aspects of the Sochi Games will be...
  • Stanley Rubin dies at 96; prolific writer-producer of TV and film

    Stanley Rubin dies at 96; prolific writer-producer of TV and film
    There was a 69-year gap between the time that Stanley Rubin enrolled at UCLA in hopes of launching a writing career and 2006, when he actually graduated. And during that seven-decade break in schooling, the prolific film and television writer and...
  • CinemaCon: Fox Execs, Exhibs Miffed at John Fithian's '12 Years a Slave' Comment

    Not one to shy away from ruffling some feathers, John Fithian, prexy of the National Assn. of Theater Owners, may have gone too far when he admitted during his keynote speech Tuesday at CinemaCon to purposefully avoiding Fox Searchlight's Oscar picture...
  • ESPN, FOX Lead Sports Emmy Awards Noms

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have announced the nominees for the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards. ESPN leads with the most network nominations at 30, followed by FOX with 18. HBO has 15 noms, and NBC and NBCSN are tied with 14. Hulu...
  • Sid Caesar, pioneer of live television comedy, dies at 91

    Sid Caesar, a television pioneer who reigned as the king of live TV sketch comedy in the 1950s with his inspired brand of mimicry, pantomime and satire on the classic comedy-variety series “Your Show of Shows” and “Caesar’s Hour,&...
  • Sid Caesar dies at 91; comedy giant of the small screen

    Sid Caesar dies at 91; comedy giant of the small screen
    In a day before comedy was laced with irony and studded with mean-spirited barbs, Sid Caesar was more than funny. He was hilariously, outrageously, tear-inducingly, gather-up-the-whole-family-for-this funny. A veteran of the Catskills with an...
  • Oscar-winning ideas on how the Academy Awards show can improve

    Oscar-winning ideas on how the Academy Awards show can improve
    We're 13 days away from the Oscars, which means we're about 13 days and 10 seconds away from the first tweet complaining about the show. But why wait? Let's be clear: We're not wishing failure on this year's Oscar telecast or predicting that host...
  • Can Ricky Gervais Sell Cars? Audi Thinks So

    To launch its new A3 sedan, Audi of America is turning to Ricky Gervais to drive home the message that consumers should never compromise. To hammer home the message, it cast Gervais, a comedian who is often blasted by critics for his acidic sense of...
  • Review: Hulu's 'Deadbeat,' Netflix's 'Short Poppies'

    Similar in tone to the late lamented "Pushing Daisies," "Deadbeat" promotes Tyler Labine from the sidekick role he's seemingly played in a half-dozen shows -- including the cult favorite "Reaper" -- to leading man. However familiar, this Hulu original...
  • 'Nurse Jackie' Renewed for Seventh Season

    Prior to premiering its sixth season, Showtime announced that its hit show, "Nurse Jackie," has been renewed for a seventh season. The fifth season of the Edie Falco-staring dramedy averaged 3.13 million weekly viewers across platforms, up 14 percent...
  • Hulu Names Warner Bros. TV's Craig Erwich Head of Content

    Hulu announced that it has hired Craig Erwich, previously with Warner Horizon Television, as senior VP and head of content. Erwich will officially start at the Internet TV joint venture next Monday, April 7, reporting to Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins. As head...