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  • Emmy Supporting Nominees Break Free From Their Best-Known Roles

    No profession is more about reinvention than acting, but this year's comedy supporting acting nominees are proof that Emmy voters enjoy seeing performers break out of boxes -- even if those actors weren't so sure they were in a box in the first place....
  • Theater, Improv Backgrounds Help Build Emmy-Nominated Comedy Casts

    Crafting an ensemble cast that has chemistry and serves a series takes experience and skill to a degree, but it can entail a healthy dose of risk-taking and finger-crossing as well. When Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera first began assembling the cast...
  • Laugh Tracks Are No Replacement for the Real Thing

    A funny thing happened this pilot season. Or rather, a funny thing didn't. The networks turned out a handful of multi-cams with laugh tracks -- or sweetened live studio audience recordings, as they like to refer to them. Whatever you call it, it's...
  • Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen on Twitter, 'SNL' and Working Together

    "It is an honor just to be nominated," insisted both Lena Dunham, the creator and star of "Girls," and "Portlandia's" Fred Armisen, when Variety caught up with the Emmy comedy nominees recently. While they were clearly delighted with each other's noms,...
  • 24-Hour Play Festival Has Its Roots In A Love For Theater

    24-Hour Play Festival Has Its Roots In A Love For Theater
    The 24-Hour Play Festival at Playhouse on Park is nigh. Six one-act plays, each of them around 10 minutes long, are written, cast, designed, rehearsed and presented to an audience within one non-stop daylong flurry. The marathon playmaking event kicks off...
  • Musikfest is upon us: Here's who to see on Day 1

    Musikfest will be upon us in hours, starting its 10-day run in downtown Bethlehem. Lest you go into the massive event's first day unprepared, we here at Lehgih Valley Music have prepared our annual daily Picks of the Platzes to give you a starting...
  • Vintage Bill Murray video from Second City stage

    Vintage Bill Murray video from Second City stage
    If you're a website touting a new series called the Second City Archives, there's probably no better way to start it off than with a vintage Bill Murray clip. You know, from the days before he became a serious actor mostly in Wes Anderson films. The...
  • Chris Kattan closes out of Hollywood Hills

    Chris Kattan closes out of Hollywood Hills
    Actor and comedian Chris Kattan has parted ways with his home in the Hollywood Hills, selling the park-like property for $1.55 million. The bungalow-style residence, built in 1924, sits among mature trees and verdant gardens with a main home, a guest...
  • Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook

    Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook
    Here's dream casting: Oscar-winner Christopher Walken will play Captain Hook in NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" The network announced the casting Sunday; the live broadcast will be Dec. 4. Walken is a great song-and-dance man who won acclaim for his...
  • Review: 'The Hotwives of Orlando'

    There are inherent problems with attempting to spoof reality TV: The genre so frequently borders on self-parody it's difficult to outflank its extremes; plus, those who don't watch the stuff probably won't care, and those who avidly do don't always have a...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K

    'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K
    Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, one of the few alums of TV's "Saturday Night Live" based in the Chicago area, has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo in Evanston....
  • Emmy nominations 2014

    Emmy nominations 2014
    "True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. The comedy series nominees...