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Emmy Awards

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  • Netflix Picks Up Streaming Rights to Documentary 'Virunga' About Endangered Gorillas

    Netflix continues to fill out its documentary lineup, acquiring exclusive subscription-video rights to Grain Media's "Virunga," about threats to Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, which is a refuge for 800 endangered mountain gorillas. The...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Seth Meyers has more ‘SNL’ friends join ‘The Awesomes’

     
    Seth Meyers has recruited some of his famous friends to guest star in the 10-episode second season of his Hulu […]...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Seth Meyers Promises 'Upbeat,' Less 'Morbid' Ceremony

    Last year's Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was dubbed "the saddest Emmys of all time," punctuated with individual in memoriam segments that cast a depressing pall over the evening. This year, host Seth Meyers promises, they'll be approaching the event...
  • TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it

    TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it
    Something interesting happened on the way to the modern Emmy Awards. Two aisles were created in the acting category: one for men and one for women. The awards didn’t start out that way. At the first Emmy ceremony in 1949, there were only three...
  • Is Brooks Wheelan Just the First to Go at 'Saturday Night Live'?

    Someone had to go. After a rebuilding season that wasn't nearly as awful as some critics made it out to be, first-year cast member Brooks Wheelan was shown the door Monday, announcing on Twitter he would not be returning for the 40th season in September....
  • 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...
  • Bryan Cranston to Star in HBO Films' 'All the Way' Adaptation

    Bryan Cranston is going "All the Way" with HBO Films. The studio has acquired the rights to the Tony Award-winning play starring Cranston as President Lyndon Johnson, which also won him a Tony Award as Best Actor. Robert Schenkkan will adapt his play...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...
  • Elaine Stritch, Acerbic Tony and Emmy Winner, Dies at 89

    Actress Elaine Stritch, star of Broadway hits including "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" and "Show Boat," who was nominated for multiple Tonys and Emmys, winning three of the latter, has died. She was 89. Stritch, an atypical star of stage and screen known...
  • Hollywood Reacts to Elaine Stritch's Death on Twitter

    Broadway star Elaine Stritch died Thursday at 89. During her illustrious career that stretched more than half a century, Stritch had hits on Broadway including "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" and "Show Boat," gained fame on TV for her recurring role on NBC'...
  • 'Fargo': The Pivotal Decision That Made the FX Miniseries Shine

    There would be no middle ground when it came to "Fargo." The bold decision by FX and MGM Television to mount a miniseries inspired by the "Minnesota nice" world crafted in the Coen brothers' 1996 feature would either be a creative home run or the...
  • James Garner of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files' Dies at 86

    Amiable actor James Garner, whose moderately successful film career was eclipsed by two extraordinarily popular television series, "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," has died, according to reports. He was 86. Like many popular leading men of Hollywood'...