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  • Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't

    Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't
    Mel Brooks, Neil Patrick Harris and President Barack Obama helped boost the winners at this year's creative arts Emmys. But Winter Park wasn't so fortunate. The Emmy for outstanding commercial went to Apple's "Misunderstood." Budweiser's "Hero's...
  • Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester

    Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester
    Fashion designer Edith Flagg was on a trip to Switzerland in the mid-1960s when she encountered, in a shop, a knitted clothing fabric that had a resemblance to wool but didn't much wrinkle. "I said to the girl, 'What is this?'" Flagg said on the reality...
  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...
  • 11 Top U.S. Magazines To Hawk NBC's 'Blacklist' On Fake Covers

    To draw attention to the second-season launch of its popular drama, "The Blacklist," NBC has convinced no fewer than 11 of the nation's best-known magazines to put the series' star, James Spader, on their covers. Well, sort of. Starting this week,...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • Sin City woos Hollywood! Rosie returning to 'The View'?

    After the coffee. Before making my Emmy nomination picks. The Skinny: So I started yesterday evening at a big industry party in a huge mansion above Beverly Hills and ended it eating at a taco truck on Olympic and La Brea. Only in L.A. kids, only in L....
  • Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5

    Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5
    The Stand Up To Cancer special will be back for the fourth time in September. Previous fund-raising events in 2008, 2010 and 2012 added millions to the fight against cancer, and the specials offer updates on the latest in cancer research. This year,...
  • Lifetime Adapting 'Clan of the Cave Bear' With Ron Howard, Brian Grazer

    Lifetime has given a pilot order to an adaptation of Jean M. Auel's prehistorical-set young adult books "The Clan of the Cave Bear." The project is a co-production of Fox 21 and Lionsgate in association with Imagine Television and Allison Shearmur...
  • Aereo Tries a New Legal Approach in Effort to Survive Supreme Court Defeat

    Following its loss at the Supreme Court last month, Aereo is pursuing a new legal strategy in an effort to keep its broadcast streaming business alive. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan on Wednesday, Aereo's legal team is claiming that...
  • HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.

    HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.
    After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Emmy nominations. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of FX's "The Strain." I won't give anything away but I will say you will never hear "Sweet Caroline" the same way again after watching it. Today's...
  • Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'

    Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'
    Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday, challenging stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family." Online...