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  • NATAS Announces Technology and Engineering Emmy Recipients

    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the recipients of the 66th Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, to be presented at the Consumer Electronics Show. "The National Academy's Technology and Engineering Achievement...
  • Campaign for Sweetened California Incentives Receives Hollywood Push

    With a key legislative vote looming in Sacramento, backers of improving California's production tax credit have honored 32 Emmy-nominated shows for shooting in Los Angeles rather than going to incentive-rich locations. In a Thursday gathering at the 1600...
  • TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'

    TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'
    “Outlander.” Starz continues its canny courtship of the often underserved female audience with a fine and drop-dead gorgeous adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book, internationally bestselling series. Describing what it’s...
  • At Lollapalooza, music vs. video: Guess who won?

    At Lollapalooza, music vs. video: Guess who won?
    For various kid-related reasons, this was my fourth Lollapalooza. Therefore it was my fourth reminder that concert-going at the annual, blobby yet extraordinarily slick Grant Park event (even the mud Sunday looked like the work of an army of fastidious...
  • Update on Downton Abbey

    After anxiously waiting many months for the return of Masterpiece Theater’s “Downton Abbey” on PBS, it took only two episodes to throw us into despair. Last Sunday night, Lady Sybil died in childbirth! Yes, during the third...
  • TV Picks: 'Altman,' 'Poirot,' Cartoon Hangover shorts, 'The Killing'

    TV Picks: 'Altman,' 'Poirot,' Cartoon Hangover shorts, 'The Killing'
    "Altman" (Epix, Wednesday). Ron Mann, the director of the documentaries "Twist" and "Comic Book Confidential," has made a movie about Robert Altman. There is no American director working in my lifetime whose work has meant more to me than Altman, and...
  • Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show

    Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show
    Long before Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, TV host Dick Cavett was weighing in on the events of the day. Cavett's 1970s talk show on ABC became the forum through which many Americans learned about Watergate, the scandal that toppled Richard Nixon's...
  • Noel Black, Director of Cult Hit 'Pretty Poison,' Dies at 77

    Noel Black, who directed the 1968 black comedy "Pretty Poison," a cult hit despite a diverse critical response, died of bacterial pneumonia at a hospital in Santa Barbara, Calif. on July 5. He was 77. Starring Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld, "Pretty...
  • TCA: What Resonated and What Didn't

    The Television Critics Assn. recently wrapped up ts annual two-week-long press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with the nets trotting out their latest and greatest for the jaded press corps. As several key trends emerged for the new season, some...
  • Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards returning to live TV after 25 years

    Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards returning to live TV after 25 years
    The Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards is returning to live television for the first time in 25 years. The 56th annual ceremony, which honors the best in local TV, will air Nov. 1 on public station WYCC-Ch. 20, with the first two hours broadcast live from...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love

    "Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive category. Season after season it compels: a combination of...