| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Emmys are getting a makeover in 2014. Among the several changes taking place in the awards categories, the Outstanding Miniseries or TV Movie category is being split in two....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In an effort to boost awareness of the role music composers play in television, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will sponsor its first-ever live concert on May 21 at UCLA's Royce Hall.
A 70-piece orchestra and 40-voice choir are expected to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Outgoing "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among the six new inductees to the Television Academy Hall of Fame who were announced Monday. The other inductees are super-prolific TV writer David E. Kelley, Dolby...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In a year of Emmy nominations that -- outside of the Netflix infusion -- were fairly lacking in revolutionary selections, a great deal of high-caliber talent was left out of the fun.
Among the past Emmy winners that fell short of nominations in 2013 were...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The late Emmy Award-winning actor James Gandolfini will be presented with a posthumous tribute by Steve Buscemi at the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards.
The awards ceremony takes place Dec. 2 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Just because “Homeland” swept last year’s Emmy Awards in its freshman season, unseating four-time champ “Mad Men” and earning prizes for both of its lead actors, Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, doesn’t mean that co-...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Long before they became famous, many celebrated figures had close links to Hampton Roads.
Here are a dozen who made their names in film, art, literature, song, military history and other fields after living or visiting here.
Glenn Close. The three-...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Eileen Brennan, a veteran actress best known for an Oscar-nominated turn in the 1980 comedy "Private Benjamin," one of her many tough-talking, soft-hearted roles, has died. She was 80.
Brennan died of bladder cancer Sunday at her home in Burbank,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It’s nearly two months after America’s “second 9/11,” a horrific bombing at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., that left 219 people dead and sparked a global manhunt for the person believed responsible.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The Art Directors Guild announced the nominations for its 18th annual awards on Thursday morning.
While the film side divides the nominations into period film, fantasy film and contemporary film, the TV side sticks to the tried-and-true divisions of...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Did your favorite TV show win big at the Emmys on Sunday night? Or are you still grumbling about how those (expletive deleted) voters somehow overlooked (insert name of beloved actor here ... unless it's somebody from "Modern Family," in which case, we'...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:30 AM
It was Michael Douglas versus Matt Damon in the race for best actor in a miniseries for HBO's "Behind the Candelabra," and ultimately Douglas walked away with the Emmy for his portrayal of Liberace in the biopic. But, the veteran thesp was not willing...