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  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'

    World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'
    The biggest sporting event on Earth is just one of the weekend's highlights. Keep in mind: Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup at 3 p.m. Sunday on ABC and Univision. The pre-match coverage starts at 1 p.m. on ABC and at 1:30 p.m. on Univision....
  • Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double

    Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double
    Allison Janney capped off a season of pulling double-TV duty by scoring double Emmy nominations. The veteran actress kicked off the season in the CBS sitcom "Mom," in which she plays a struggling alcoholic attempting to reconnect with her daughter (Anna...
  • Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' dials up angst with smarts, spirit

     Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' dials up angst with smarts, spirit
    To say Showtime's "Masters of Sex" is back and better than ever, though true, makes it sound like a very different kind of show than it is. A multi-story fantasy epic, say, or a dark and violent character drama, complete with car chases and twisting...
  • 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...
  • Allison Janney Thrives with Her Second Act in TV

    Allison Janney picked up Emmy No. 5 on Saturday at the Creative Arts kudos, but the bigger win for the actress has been the fact that she's in the midst of an extraordinary second act in TV following her run on "The West Wing" more than a decade ago. "I'...
  • Variety TV Critic Brian Lowry Hosts Reddit AMA

    Brian Lowry, Variety's resident TV critic and a superhero aficionado, is hosting a one-hour chat on Reddit starting at 10 a.m. today. Follow this link to ask him about fall TV, the Emmy Awards, or how he dresses as Leonard Maltin on Halloween. Related...
  • EMMYS VOTE: Which Series Will Win Best Drama?

    The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards take place next Monday, Aug. 25, with six programs competing in the Best Drama category. Question is-which show will win the top prize? Related storiesVariety TV Critic Brian Lowry Hosts Reddit AMAAllison Janney Thrives...
  • Emmy Oddsmaker Picks 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orange Is the New Black' to Win Top Awards

    For those who need a little more incentive to get invested in the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, nationally syndicated oddsmaker Benjamin Eckstein has a solution - gamble on it. While betting money on the Emmys in the state of Nevada might technically be...
  • Movie review: 'Tammy'

    Movie review: 'Tammy'
    Small favors, but in "Tammy" we have a less grating road-trip comedy than "Identity Thief," the one Melissa McCarthy did with Jason Bateman, and a more deliberately heartwarming vehicle than "The Heat," featuring McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. In...
  • Chuck Lorre's Freakonomics: 'Mom' Season 1 Gets TBS Showcase

    Chuck Lorre knows one thing for sure about television: Repeats matter. To generate more sampling for his CBS comedy "Mom," Lorre had the brainstorm of setting up an unusal deal with TBS. The cabler will air reruns of the show's first season for a month...