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  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • Emmy Predictions: Movies and Miniseries Contenders Chase 'Normal Heart,' 'Fargo'

    Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again. The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
  • Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad' for the win again? Well ....

    Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad' for the win again? Well ....
    "Breaking Bad" finally won the Emmy for drama series last year. At the time, everyone assumed Bryan Cranston & Co. would be taking a well-deserved victory lap this year for the last half of its satisfying final season, which concluded shortly after the...
  • Rob Owen: Summertime sitcoms fizzle

    Summertime and the viewing is ... funny? Not necessarily. July brings with it a bounty of scripted comedies on both broadcast and cable networks but the results are more fizzle than sizzle. Let's start with the more ambitious shows and work our way down...
  • TV picks for the week of July 6-12

    Yeah, the United States' World Cup bid is over, but this week's television premieres include series from Canada and Sweden, so there's that. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday: "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?" 8 p.m., Nat Geo: The Gulf War, Kurt...
  • Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory

    Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory
    Patti LaBelle tripped over her flowing outfit, and WFTV-Channel 9 lost its signal at Lake Eola. There's nothing quite like live television on the Fourth of July. LaBelle didn't fall. She collected herself, put her soulful stamp on "Over the Rainbow" and...
  • 'Bad Words' among new DVD and Blu-ray releases

    Having built a nice resume as a comedic actor, Jason Bateman turned again to comedy for his first directing effort, "Bad Words." And he generated one of the best acting performances from his leading man, also Jason Bateman. Unfortunately, the movie...
  • 'Sherlock' Returning for Christmas Special in 2015

    The fourth season of "Sherlock" may be two years away, but a Christmas Special could be gifted to fans next year. In an interview with The Telegraph, star Martin Freeman said that it "looks pretty likely" that the gang, which includes Benedict...
  • Debt collectors turn to social media to track down delinquents

    PITTSBURGH After more than a decade of eluding phone calls, a Brighton Heights man said his experience with a third-party collection agency hired to recoup his student loan debt went from marginally annoying to borderline cyber stalking. Even for loan...
  • Read to your kids? Of course!

    Among the things I've learned as a columnist is that two people can read the exact same piece and glean entirely different meanings. That's what happened with last Saturday's column, which scoffed at a plan by the nation's pediatricians to prescribe...