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Academy Awards

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  • Allison Janney on Her Double Emmys Win and Post-'West Wing' Act in TV

    When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
  • 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...
  • Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.

    Jimmy Kimmel takes the subway to Emmy Awards in downtown L.A.
    Jimmy Kimmel apparently wanted to beat traffic Monday afternoon: The late-night host and wife Molly McNearney took public transportation to the Emmy Awards and chronicled their journey. And why not? For the first time in 40 years, TV's stars were...
  • 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...
  • Which Toronto International Film Festival movies are Oscar material?

    The Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday and runs through Sept. 14, is a key indicator not only of the upcoming fall movies but of the awards season. Eight of the last nine best picture Oscar winners built awards-season momentum...
  • TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?

    TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?
    Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself. "I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
  • Joan Rivers dead: Brash comedian made audiences laugh, cringe

    Joan Rivers dead: Brash comedian made audiences laugh, cringe
    The world is a less zany place, and the red carpet will never be the same because comedian Joan Rivers has rolled up her tongue. "Well-behaved women seldom make history," historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich said, and Rivers made history by behaving badly...
  • Joan Rivers: Goodbye, funny lady

    Joan Rivers: Goodbye, funny lady
    Joan Rivers prepared us. She gave us a week to let it sink in what the world would be like without her. She died Thursday at age 81, and she took her frank, free-wheeling style with her style. People liked Rivers because she told the truth: about...
  • Joan Rivers, Comedian and TV Host, Dies at 81

    Raunchy, gravelly-voiced and self-deprecating comedian Joan Rivers, who rose from Greenwich Village standup to occasional host of "The Tonight Show" and star of TV's "Fashion Police," died Sept 4. She was 81. "She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m....
  • Joan Rivers: Most Memorable Moments in Her Career

    Joan Rivers performed for over 50 years, and was never one to shy away from controversy. Some of her best material came from saying exactly what was on her mind, regardless of the storm that might follow. Here are some memorable moments from the gravelly-...
  • 'Accused' Tapped Dutch Candidate for Oscar's Foreign-Language Noms

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Paula van der Oest's thriller drama "Accused" ("Lucia de B.") will represent the Netherlands in the race for foreign-language film race at the Academy Awards. "Accused," which is based on a true story of Lucia de Berk and...