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  • 'True Detective' Season 2 Plot 'Not as Dark' as First Season, Says HBO Boss

    Season 2 of HBO's critically acclaimed drama "True Detective" won't be quite as dark as the first, according to HBO programming president Michael Lombardo, who spoke Thursday at the Guardian Intl, Television Festival in Edinburgh. Again scripted by...
  • Emmy broadcast relies mainly on comedy

    Despite an opening with jokes at the expense of the Emmys, the 2014 Emmy telecast proved to be a mostly well-paced, comedy-fueled celebration of television. Host Seth Meyers got off to a somewhat rocky start. Acknowledging the move to Monday night and an...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Acquires Stakes in Four Indie Production Companies

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired minority stakes in four independent production companies -- Arrow Media, Lightbox, Popkorn and True North. The investments have been made from its ?20 million ($33.2...
  • TV Review: Seth Meyers' Emmy Awards Opening Hits Right Note

    No dance number, no taped montage, no problem. Seth Meyers went for a minimalist approach in opening the 66th annual Emmy Awards, which is to say, a straight monologue, filled with jokes designed for people in the room and those who love TV. In that...
  • Jack Lemmon retreat in Malibu is up for lease

    Jack Lemmon retreat in Malibu is up for lease
    A Malibu beach house that actress-model Felicia Farr shared with her late husband, actor Jack Lemmon, is up for lease at $12,500 a month. The beach retreat, with ocean and sunset views, has dining, family and living rooms, a solarium, three bedrooms,...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....
  • Red carpet predictions: What will they wear to the Emmys?

    Red carpet predictions: What will they wear to the Emmys?
    In the days leading up to the Emmys, E! "Fashion Police" co-host George Kotsiopoulos' thoughts (and feet) were thousands of miles from Hollywood's red carpet. A gig with Gap Outlet stores sent him to Premium Outlets malls across the country where he...
  • Media and Entertainment Mega Mergers Increase 50%

    Size matters in media. The big companies keep getting bigger, with the number of mergers and acquisitions between major players increasing substantially during the past year, according to a report by PwC. This year has already seen a number of splashy...
  • Emmy Awards score ratings win despite the odds and mixed reviews

     Emmy Awards score ratings win despite the odds and mixed reviews
    Hey, maybe the Emmys won't have to be canceled after all. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Monday, the first time since 1976 that TV's top night has been pushed out of its usual Sunday berth. And not just any Monday, but the last one in...
  • Film Review: 'Self Made'

    Through a mix-up at a border checkpoint, an Israeli performance artist trades places with a Palestinian suicide bomber in what sounds like a fairly conventional mistaken-identity comedy. But Shira Geffen's "Self Made" manages to surprise at every turn:...
  • Aaron Paul's Wife on the Emmys Shoutout That Crashed Her Charity's Website

    The Emmys proved a big night not just for the winners, but for the causes they support as well. Winning his third Emmy for his role as Jesse Pinkman in "Breaking Bad," Aaron Paul took the opportunity to thank his wife Lauren Parsekian, and made special...