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Academy Awards

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  • 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...
  • Emmys Top Twitter TV Ratings, But Can't Compete With Oscars

    The Emmy Awards topped Nielsen's Twitter TV ratings Monday night, beating out "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" on VH1 and "WWE Monday Night RAW" on USA. More than 1.1 million tweets from 370,000 unique authors were seen by a unique audience of 8.8 million...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' Julia Louis-Dreyfus Get Emmy Love from Social Media

    Social media showed its love for "Breaking Bad" and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus during Monday night's Emmy Awards, according to data provided by research firm Mashwork. The research looked at the 391,114 out of 1,101,721 tweets on the night that...
  • Lena Dunham's Emmys dress: Where cake and sweatpants meet

    Lena Dunham's Emmys dress: Where cake and sweatpants meet
    Oh. My. God. Lena Dunham. Look. At. Her. Dress. She likes big fluff and she cannot lie? Dunham's long, ruffled, pink ombre skirt and plain pink top on the Emmys red carpet Monday evening were about as subtle as Nicki Minaj's "Baby Got Back"-sampling,...
  • 'Breaking Bad' goes out on top; Emmys best moments

    'Breaking Bad' goes out on top; Emmys best moments
    The Emmys gave "Breaking Bad" another wrap party Monday, honoring the drama with a slew of awards for its final season that ended last year. Besides the AMC show picking up best drama, Bryan Cranston took his fourth lead actor Emmy for playing Walter...
  • Nepal Picks 'Jhola' for Foreign Language Oscar Race

    HONG KONG - Nepal has proposed "Jhola" directed by Yadav Kumar Battarai as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards category. The film is rooted in the no longer adhered to Hindu tradition in which a woman would have to kill herself...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • British PM leads tributes for UK film veteran Richard Attenborough

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes on Monday for actor and director Richard Attenborough who died aged 90 after a career in the film industry spanning over six decades. Attenborough died...