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  • Rob Owen: High-class problem: too much good TV

    If there's one thing that has become clear in recent years, it's that TV is the winner. It has proved itself a superior storytelling medium to film. This was probably always true, but TV never took routine advantage of its opportunity to tell serialized,...
  • What Makes the Emmys Such a Hard Show to Fix

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - If the big banks were notoriously too big to fail, the TV awards process might finally have become too big to wrangle. Granted, it's now expected Emmy nominations and awards will yield gripes from fans and critics, lamenting...
  • Film Review: 'Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People'

    , "Through a Lens Darkly" recounts the lengthy history of that misrepresentation while also celebrating the contrasting, oft-overlooked work of black photographers. Inspired by scholar/museum curator Deborah Willis' 2002 tome "Reflections in Black," a...
  • TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

    TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'
    Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is the obvious draw for History's four-hour, two-part bio-pic "Houdini," which attempts to show the man behind the great-escape legend. That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost...
  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
  • Britney Spears: Popstar Directs Clear Vision of Her Billion-Dollar Empire

    "Work, bitch." Unlike singer-songwriters, contemporary pop stars rarely have their songs viewed through an autobiographical prism, yet it's hard to miss the changes in Britney Spears' core messaging over the past years. Early in her career, when she...
  • Pay for tweets: Orlando's IZEA teams up with musician platform

    Pay for tweets: Orlando's IZEA teams up with musician platform
    Orlando-based social media company IZEA has launched a new platform to connect with musicians to market products. Called SoundAmp, the new platform is also a partnership with musician Kendall Schmidt, best known as a singer with boy band Big Time Rush....
  • Q&A: Red Lotus Studios Head Rickey Minor

    After a storied career as a producer, bandleader, bassist and composer, Rickey Minor was introduced to mainstream America as bandleader for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and longtime musical director of "American Idol." Now he's taken over an old...
  • Creative Arts Emmys Spread the Wealth

    The Primetime Emmys awarded 26 trophies on Aug. 25, but that glittering ceremony shouldn't be allowed to overshadow the Creative Arts Emmys that took place Aug. 16, when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out a whopping 80 awards -- mostly...
  • 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...
  • Broadcasters and basic cable prove staying power at Emmys

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Basic cable channel AMC was rewarded at the Primetime Emmy awards for "Breaking Bad" and broadcasters landed top honors, while pioneering streaming service Netflix Inc was shut out of the major categories on Monday. Premium...