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  • Emmy chat: Carrie Brownstein on 'Portlandia,' 'Transparent' on Wednesday

    Emmy chat: Carrie Brownstein on 'Portlandia,' 'Transparent' on Wednesday
    You may know Carrie Brownstein from "Portlandia," the IFC comedy she created with Fred Armisen. You may also know her from her acclaimed rock band Sleater-Kinney, which released its first album in a decade earlier this year and toured behind it in the spring. She also appears in the acclaimed Amazon Prime series "Transparent" and has a role in Todd Haynes' next movie, "Carol," which premiered at Cannes last month. Oh ... and she's writing a movie version of the British TV series "Lost in Austen," picking up where the late Nora Ephron left off.
  • Peabody Awards go glitzy for glory

    Peabody Awards go glitzy for glory
    Don't you hate it when bad things happen to perfectly good awards? Case in point: The highly respected Peabody Awards are going all glitzy and self-important.  The Peabodys used to announce their winners in electronic media simply, without pretension,...

    'Portlandia' renewed for two more seasons

    'Portlandia' renewed for two more seasons
    It turns out Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein haven't run out of blue state oddballs to lampoon. "Portlandia," their sketch comedy series that airs on IFC, has been renewed for two more seasons. Armisen, Brownstein and co-creator and director Jonathan...

    'Walking Dead,' 'Good Wife,' Kaká: this weekend

    The weekend's highlights include major guest stars, a fundraiser and sports events that should reveal a lot about the viewing audience. Do you know Kaká? You will after he and Orlando City play their inaugural game Sunday at the Citrus Bowl. Orlando...

    'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards

    'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards
    Seeing a winners' list that includes "Birdman," Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons, Patricia Arquette and Richard Linklater, you might think you’re reading tomorrow’s news today. That’s because this year’s 30th...