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Primetime Emmy Awards

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  • PBS and CBS Lead News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    PBS and CBS lapped the field with nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Awards. PBS lead with 43 bids, driven by 11 for "Frontline." CBS was a close second with 42, powered by 27 bids for "60 Minutes." ABC took in 19, led by 10 for...
  • Winter Park firm will produce XPRIZE founder's documentary

    Winter Park firm will produce XPRIZE founder's documentary
    Local film producers Nick Nanton and J.W. Dicks have been tapped to produce a documentary film about Peter Diamandis, founder of the XPRIZE Foundation. Their film company, CelebrityFilms, announced in a news release that the film “will focus on...
  • How Hit Guest Stars Ended Up on TV's Top Shows

    Playing a guest role on a TV show can be one of the most difficult acting jobs: While series regulars have the luxury of building a role over time, a guest star has to drop in and create a fully fledged character, sometimes with only a few lines. Dawn...
  • More Women of Color Breaking Through Into Emmys Race

    Once upon a time, most women on television all looked like Donna Reed. Today, it's a great time to be a woman of color working in television. Last season, three women of color -- "Scandal's" Kerry Washington, "Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara and "Steel...
  • TV Academy Revamps Rule Book for Award Hopefuls

    TV stars and producers have more opportunities to win than ever before at this year's 66th annual Primetime Emmys. The Television Academy put in place several changes to the rule book. Made-for-TV movies will no longer be considered separately from...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston equates win he 'stole' to blue meth

    Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston equates win he 'stole' to blue meth
    Bryan Cranston won a Tony Award on Sunday for his portrayal of the charismatic 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, in "All the Way," and the television and stage actor brought his own charisma backstage when talking to reporters after clinching the honor....
  • Spoiler Alert -- The Most Shocking Killings on Cable TV

    Scandal (Season 3, ep. 313 "No Sun on Horizon") The series provided one of the biggest cliffhangers of the season when Jake Ballard (Scott Foley) was seen pointing a gun and firing, shooting either James Novak (Dan Bucatinsky) or David Rosen (Joshua...
  • Academy's Rosenblum on the 'Exciting' Changes for Emmys

    Back in March, the TV Academy announced a major makeover -- including a new name, a $40 million fundraising drive and a renovation of its North Hollywood campus. Here, TV Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum gives Variety a state of the union report...
  • Q&A: Michael Strahan Talks Morning TV, Super Bowl

    There's a new king of morning TV, and he's got a Giant personality. Former NFL player Michael Strahan -- who's been co-hosting "Live! with Kelly and Michael" since 2012 -- recently added correspondent at "Good Morning America" to his early morning...
  • Broadcast series go head to head with cable skeins in this year's Emmy race

    While audiences are enjoying what's arguably known as the next Golden Age of Television, the TV Academy has been faced with increasingly blurred lines in terms of the shows in the Emmy contest. As eight- and 13-episode cable dramas compete with 22-episode...
  • Emmy Voting 101: A Refresher Course

    Why is "True Detective" considered a series but "Fargo" a mini? Who are "at-home" voters? Who actually decides on Emmy winners? As the TV business continues to change and grow more complex, so do the awards. So, with the 66th annual Emmys approaching,...
  • How TV's Bad Boys Reap Emmy Awards

    Rascals are in vogue these days. Just ask Emmy. Last year's lead actor in a drama slate featured Walter White of "Breaking Bad," Don Draper of "Mad Men," Frank Underwood of "House of Cards" and Damian Lewis of "Homeland." Connivers and cheaters all; many...