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Primetime Emmy Awards

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  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Dish Launches ESPN, ABC and Disney Internet-Video Services

    Dish Network is now officially on the Mouse House's TV Everywhere list. The development could help encourage the satcaster's subscribers to stick with the pay-TV service, instead of switching an over-the-top option -- including the OTT package Dish...
  • Disney Junior No. 1 With Kids in First Quarter, Boosts Company Overall

    Wrapping its first year being rated by Nielsen, cabler Disney Junior has emerged the the most popular network among tots -- while also being a boon to the Mouse House across numerous divisions. The 24-hour channel had its highest-rated quarter to date in...
  • The Battle Begins: Cuomo Issues Top 10 List as New York Tries to Keep 'Late Show'

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sure to make a pitch for keeping CBS' successor to "Late Show with David Letterman" in the state, so today he issued a Top Ten list to honor the departing host. The list is boosterism more than anything else, coming on the...
  • 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...