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  • 21st Century Fox Launches Mentoring Program for Female Directors

    21st Century Fox will try to bolster the presence of women behind the camera through a new mentoring program. The media giant and Fox Audience Strategy launches the Fox Global Directors Initiative this week, which it says will help add a female...
  • Lena Dunham tickets go on sale for Pasadena event with Miranda July

    Lena Dunham tickets go on sale for Pasadena event with Miranda July
    Lena Dunham is bringing her forthcoming book "Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned' " to Southern California in October. But the event promises to be a far cry from the typical bookstore reading. Dunham -- filmmaker,...
  • Hollywood Reacts to Elaine Stritch's Death on Twitter

    Broadway star Elaine Stritch died Thursday at 89. During her illustrious career that stretched more than half a century, Stritch had hits on Broadway including "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" and "Show Boat," gained fame on TV for her recurring role on NBC'...
  • Emmy Predictions: Comedy Race to Add 'Orange' Tint

    There's new blood coming to Emmy's comedy race this year, and it's long overdue. When the Primetime Emmy nominations are unveiled July 10, there are sure to be some stalwarts among the contenders for best comedy: namely, "Modern Family," which has...
  • Taylor Swift throws star-studded bash for 4th of July

    Taylor Swift throws star-studded bash for 4th of July
    Ain't no party like a Taylor Swift party! The country crooner rounded up a handful of her celeb besties for Fourth of July weekend festivities on her expansive Rhode Island estate, inviting "Hart of Dixie" star Jaime King, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2's"...
  • Sia promotes '1000 Forms of Fear' without facing the cameras

    By the standards of late-night television, the performance is pretty odd. Sia, the pop singer with one of the summer's biggest hits in "Chandelier," delivers her song lying face-down on a bunk bed while "Girls" star Lena Dunham, wearing a platinum-blond...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Joan Rivers riles Young Hollywood, but she's got youth on her side

     Joan Rivers riles Young Hollywood, but she's got youth on her side
    The moment Joan Rivers stormed out of a CNN interview earlier this month, she thought she might be losing her mind. "I was worried," she said, "because the first sign of Alzheimer's is that you get crankier. I swear to you." But at 9 a.m. during a...
  • Emmys: Quirky Is the New Black

    In much the same way that dramas like AMC's "Breaking Bad" and HBO's "The Sopranos" made flawed antiheroes easy to root for, a new wave of comedy is putting the oddball front and center. Instead of Jerry Seinfeld playing the straight man to his quirky...
  • Theater, Improv Backgrounds Help Build Emmy-Nominated Comedy Casts

    Crafting an ensemble cast that has chemistry and serves a series takes experience and skill to a degree, but it can entail a healthy dose of risk-taking and finger-crossing as well. When Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera first began assembling the cast...
  • 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,...