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  • George Lucas Among SMPTE Award Winners

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - George Lucas is among three technologists to receive the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers highest accolade, the org announced today. Lucas is to receive an Honorary Membership in the body in recognition of...
  • 'Sherlock' Shocks Emmys With Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman Wins

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PBS' "Sherlock" pulled off a string of surprise wins at the 2014 Emmy Awards, including lead and supporting actor trophies for stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, who faced stiff competition in the crowded...
  • Emmys 2014: 7 things overheard in the Emmys press room

    Emmys 2014: 7 things overheard in the Emmys press room
    It was a night "Breaking Bad" proved victorious in its showdown with "True Detective." A night "Modern Family" couldn't be stopped. A night Julia Louis-Dreyfus swapped spit with Bryan Cranston. A night Gwen Stefani made us (almost) forget about John...
  • Emmys 2014: 'Sherlock' wins? It's elementary, dear Watson

    Emmys 2014: 'Sherlock' wins? It's elementary, dear Watson
    Given the steady acclaim, consistent quality and the way its audience has grown over the course of three seasons, it's no great mystery why Emmy voters finally came around to "Sherlock" on Monday night, giving the BBC series awards for lead actor Benedict...
  • FACTBOX-Britain's Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

    Aug 24 (Reuters) - Richard Attenborough, who spent two decades trying to persuade sceptical movie moguls to back a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and eventually created one of the most successful films of all time, died on Sunday, the BBC reported, citing...
  • Talking TV: Discuss the 'Doctor Who' season premiere

    Talking TV: Discuss the 'Doctor Who' season premiere
    This weekend, Whovians everywhere took a "Deep Breath." Now it's time to exhale and discuss. On Monday at noon PDT, Times TV critic Mary McNamara and TV reporter Patrick Kevin Day will talk about the eighth-season premiere "Deep Breath" and share...
  • Richard Attenborough dies at 90; actor directed, produced 'Gandhi'

    Lord Richard Attenborough, the respected British actor and Academy Award-winning director of “Gandhi,” the multiple-Oscar-winning best picture of 1982, has died. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London....
  • Emmys 2014 winners list

    Emmys 2014 winners list
    The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Monday during an NBC broadcast. Here is a list of the winners and nominees. Winners are marked with an asterisk (*). Outstanding Drama Series * "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of...
  • Emmys 2014: 'Fargo' wins miniseries category

    Emmys 2014: 'Fargo' wins miniseries category
    “Fargo” won the Emmy on Monday for a miniseries. It had been considered the clear front-runner as one of the night’s most-nominated and critically lauded series. The FX anthology series is based on the Academy Award-winning movie...
  • British actor and film director Richard Attenborough dies -BBC

    LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died on Sunday at the age of 90, the BBC reported, citing his son. Among his most famous works were the 1982 Indian epic "Gandhi," which went on to win eight Oscars including...
  • Ruthless City expose need for striking power

    (Reuters) - Anyone questioning Liverpool's purchase of controversial Italian striker Mario Balotelli need only glance at Manchester City's score sheet on Monday to understand why firepower up front could be crucial to determining this season's Premier...