| Jun 11, 2007
"SPRING Awakening," the musical lauded for giving Broadway fresh impetus by using rock songs to intensify its tale of teenagers wrestling with their libidos in 19th century Germany, racked up eight Tony Awards on Sunday night.
Its haul during the Tonys'...
| Sep 21, 2009
| 3:44 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A year after its least-watched telecast ever, the Emmy Awards plaintively acknowledged TV's changing role in the Internet age, bringing a collective sense of reckoning to the revamped show with everything from scripted jokes about the...
| Sep 21, 2009
Like every other award show on Earth, the Emmys, whose 61st edition became history Sunday night, is a staged event masquerading as news, or rather a staged event that contains nuggets of something that might be called news. It poses two intertwined but...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 1:03 PM
That's the second big win for Ken Howard this week.
Members of the Screen Actors Guild have elected the veteran character actor, who just won won an Emmy on Sunday for his role in HBO's "Grey Gardens," as the union's new president, capping a bitter...
| Oct 15, 2009
| 9:33 AM
The Marvelous Wonderettes
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Northlight Theatre opens its 35th Anniversary Season with the hit off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes written...
| Jul 30, 2009
Eddie Chung, a former philosophy student who is accustomed to pondering life's deepest mysteries, is still stumped by something that shapes lives by the thousands: Why has "The Big Lebowski" become the most popular and all-consuming cult film since "The...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 7:06 AM
BEVERLY HILLS -- The nominees for the 67th Golden Globe Awards were announced Tuesday morning in Beverly Hills with the recession-era film "Up in the Air" leading the pack, gathering six nods.
Singer-actor Justin Timberlake, actor John Krasinski from the...
| Dec 15, 2009
BEVERLY HILLS -- Nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:
-Picture, Drama: "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglorious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Up in...
| Jun 30, 2009
| 5:37 AM
Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange make an expectedly potent performing duo in this made-for-HBO film, dramatizing a true story that initially was made famous in a mid-1970s documentary by the acclaimed Maysles brothers.
The actresses play relatives, but...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 8:41 AM
The NBC series gets the most-ever noms for a comedy series in a single year. "Mad Men" also receives multiple nominations. It was a history-making day for Tina Fey and Farrah.
Fey's NBC comedy series, " 30 Rock," earned 22 Emmy nominations this...
| Jul 17, 2009
It was supposed to be six but it turned out to be seven, and you know what? Seven is better.
Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it would expand the number of nominees in the best series and acting categories...