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  • Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards

    Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards
    Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
  • Why 'Downton Abbey' drama trumps 'Walking Dead' zombies at Emmys

    Why 'Downton Abbey' drama trumps 'Walking Dead' zombies at Emmys
    Emmy voters can't get enough of "Downton Abbey," having just added another dozen nominations to the tony soap's already towering haul. "The Walking Dead," meanwhile, may be a hit with viewers, but it's dead to the academy, receiving but a single...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 4 trailer: Mary chooses life

    'Downton Abbey' Season 4 trailer: Mary chooses life
    The first trailer for Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" hit the internet over the weekend offered a glimpse into how Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery) is dealing with the loss of her husband, Matthew. "You have a straightforward choice," the Dowager...
  • Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show

    Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show
    Oh, to live in a world where "Last Tango in Halifax" becomes as crazy-popular as "Downton Abbey." Both air here on PBS, although "Last Tango" is not under the "Masterpiece" imprint, and both feature British legends (Maggie Smith in "Downton," Derek...
  • Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds

    Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds
    Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards. While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...
  • Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night

    Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night
    The 65th Emmy Awards took so many of its winners by surprise Sunday night that several were, quite literally, speechless. True, TV's biggest night had its share of repeat winners, notably ABC's "Modern Family" and actresses Claire Danes ("Homeland") and...
  • Emmys: Will Ferrell makes it a family affair

    Will Ferrell is all about child's play. The comedian announced the big, final prizes Sunday at the 2013 Emmy Awards alongside his three kiddos. And, yes, those were his actual kids. In the sketch, Ferrell and his clan (Magnus, 9; Mattias, 6; and Axel,...
  • Today's seniors enjoying a new Golden Age of Hollywood

    Today's seniors enjoying a new Golden Age of Hollywood
    Many of today's seniors had the good fortune of growing up in the Golden Age of Hollywood, when anyone could pay a nickel or a dime to see their matinee idols shoot 'em up in a Western, dance on air in a musical, solve a mystery or fall in love. After...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • Bertie Carvel gives his all as 'Matilda's' demonic Miss Trunchbull

    Bertie Carvel gives his all as 'Matilda's' demonic Miss Trunchbull
    NEW YORK — Miss Agatha Trunchbull, headmistress of Crunchem Hall school, hates pigtails. They're good only to serve as handles by which she can toss a rebellious child into the air — a feat this one-time Olympic hammer-throwing champion...
  • 'Scandal' has become must-tweet TV

    ABC's "Scandal" revolves around a beautiful, law-breaking Washington power-fixer with killer instincts and a matching wardrobe. She's madly in love with the very flawed president of the United States, who, among other things, recently murdered a Supreme...