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Academy Awards

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  • MGM TV Prepping 'In The Heat of the Night' Series with Tate Taylor, Warren Littlefield (EXCLUSIVE)

    MGM TV is in the early stages of developing a drama series based on the 1967 pic "In the Heat of the Night," with Tate Taylor and Warren Littlefield as exec producers. Taylor, writer and director of "The Help," and director of the James Brown biopic "Get...
  • OSCARS: Germany Selects Dominik Graf's 'Beloved Sisters' as Academy Award Entry

    LONDON -- Munich helmer Dominik Graf's "Beloved Sisters" has been selected as Germany's Oscar candidate in the foreign-language film category. The late 18th-century set drama centers on the writer Friedrich Schiller, who falls in love with two...
  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emmys Winners 2014 -- Full List

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - See below the full lists of winners from the Emmy Awards, which aired Monday night on NBC at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Winners: Best Drama Series "Breaking Bad" (WINNER) "Downton Abbey" "Game of Thrones" "House of Cards" "Mad Men"...
  • Emmys 2014: A night of highs and lows for women

    We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....
  • Emmys 2014: Our final predictions for who will win

    Emmys 2014: Our final predictions for who will win
    The Emmys air Monday, but no need to check your calendars. It's not September. You can still throw that Labor Day barbecue and gear up for the NFL season kickoff next week. Football, our national religion, is the reason the Emmys come so early this year....