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Primetime Emmy Awards

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  • HBO's 'Silicon Valley' has start-up luck with Emmy nominations

    It's not easy for a new series to attract‎ attention in the tried-and-true world of Emmy voters. But like one of the upstart wunderkinds it skewers, HBO's "Silicon Valley" walked away with television's equivalent of a successful IPO on Thursday...
  • Emmys 2014: Aw jeez, 'Fargo' snags 18 nominations, sets FX record

     Emmys 2014: Aw jeez, 'Fargo' snags 18 nominations, sets FX record
    The name "Fargo" obviously brings good fortune. The quirky 1996 Coen brothers movie was nominated for best picture and picked up two Oscars for actress Frances McDormand and writing. Now FX's acclaimed 10-part miniseries "Fargo" — which has no...
  • Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'

    Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'
    All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone. But the numbers that...
  • Emmys 2014: 'Orange' fans can celebrate; 'Thrones' devotees: Not so fast

    Emmys 2014: 'Orange' fans can celebrate; 'Thrones' devotees: Not so fast
    Emmy nominations have come and the field is now set. The dust has settled. The Tatiana (Maslany) torches have been extinguished and the pitchforks have been put back in the storage shed, right next to the Soviet flags hoisted by supporters of FX's "The...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' Emmy nods a win for women

    'Orange Is the New Black' Emmy nods a win for women
    In this year's Emmy race, "Orange Is the New Black" embodies the most important change in television in recent years. No, not Netflix. Women. "Orange," with multiple-nominee "House of Cards," does give Netflix an Atlas-like stance over 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’ “...
  • Emmys 2014: Seth Green 'thrilled' with 'Robot Chicken' nominations

    Emmys 2014: Seth Green 'thrilled' with 'Robot Chicken' nominations
    Seth Green's creative versatility is by no means breaking news. The lively actor, writer and producer has gained notice for his amusing roles both in animated creations and on-screen. Even so, the 40-year-old was "thrilled" to find out early Thursday that...
  • Emmys 2014: Jon Voight reacts to his nod for 'Ray Donovan'

    Jon Voight has had a seasoned career spanning over five decades, including "Midnight Cowboy," "Deliverance" and an Oscar win for 1978's "Coming Home." More recently, he's garnered praise for playing Mickey, father of the title character in “Ray...
  • Reactions of nominees for Emmy Awards, TV's highest honors

    (Reuters) - The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominees on Thursday for the Emmy Awards, television's highest honors. The Emmy winners will be announced at an Aug. 25 ceremony at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, which will be...
  • Emmys 2014: Transgender actress Laverne Cox makes Emmy history

    Emmys 2014: Transgender actress Laverne Cox makes Emmy history
    "Orange Is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox knows her Emmy history. The self-described awards-show junkie even went online last night, checking out her Emmy chances on a predictions website, and went to bed thinking she didn't have much of a chance of...
  • 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...
  • 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....