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  • Emmy nominations 2014

    Emmy nominations 2014
    "True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. The comedy series nominees...
  • 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....
  • Emmy Supporting Nominees Break Free From Their Best-Known Roles

    No profession is more about reinvention than acting, but this year's comedy supporting acting nominees are proof that Emmy voters enjoy seeing performers break out of boxes -- even if those actors weren't so sure they were in a box in the first place....
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Pop music and jazz listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Pop music and jazz listings
    A look at notable concerts and albums in pop and jazz. Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars, AFI Sept. 15 Three bands from the upper tiers of today's hard rock team up for a big triple bill. Linkin Park has a new album, "The Hunting Party," that strips...
  • Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'

     Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'
    "The Skeleton Twins" stars "Saturday Night Live" alums Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, but it may not be what you think. Case in point, the film opens with Hader's character attempting suicide. Though there are light moments, the story's deeper contours...
  • Emmys Winners 2014 -- Full List

    Stay tuned for updated winners from the 2014 Emmy Awards, which air tonight on NBC at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Full list of nominations: Best Drama Series "Breaking Bad" "Downton Abbey" "Game of Thrones" "House of Cards" "Mad Men" "True Detective" Best Comedy...
  • Emmys: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' repeat

    Emmys: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' repeat
    At the Emmys, Matthew McConaughey was the night's best sport, but he went home a loser. It was a big night for repeat winners in major categories, notably "Breaking Bad," "Modern Family" and Bryan Cranston. But one of the biggest winners was unexpected:...
  • 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...
  • Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen on Twitter, 'SNL' and Working Together

    "It is an honor just to be nominated," insisted both Lena Dunham, the creator and star of "Girls," and "Portlandia's" Fred Armisen, when Variety caught up with the Emmy comedy nominees recently. While they were clearly delighted with each other's noms,...
  • Sundance Comedy 'Appropriate Behavior' Acquired by Gravitas Ventures (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American distribution rights to "Appropriate Behavior," the Sundance comedy directed by and starring Desiree Akhavan, Variety has learned. The film, produced by Cecilia Frugiuele at Parkville Pictures, will open in...
  • Emmy Parties 2014: The Complete Guide

    Emmy weekend will be busier than usual this year, with the telecast shifting to Monday and contending with rush hour traffic near downtown L.A.'s Nokia Theatre. The party scene will also be complicated by Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum in...