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  • Emmys exalt old favorites over TV's shiny newcomers

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry on Monday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" and long-time television actors who held off...
  • Watch David Letterman's touching tribute to Robin Williams

    Watch David Letterman's touching tribute to Robin Williams
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On Monday night's "Late Show," David Letterman paid tribute to Robin Williams, who died last week while the latenight program was in reruns. The host dedicated a 10-minute segment to Williams, recalling their earliest...
  • Emmys Host Seth Meyers: Good Jokes, Not Selfies, Will Determine Show's Success

    Less than a year into his tenure at NBC's "Late Night," Seth Meyers will take the stage Monday night as host of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. The job has plenty riding on it: Last year's Neil Patrick Harris-hosted ceremony brought in the kudofest's...
  • Fox News Hits Ratings Highs, MSNBC Sputters in Busy Week

    A busy week in news was a good one for Fox News Channel, which logged its second highest-rated frame of the year, but a weak one for MSNBC, which found itself deep in third place. FNC, with several shows hitting 2014 highs, won in adults 25-54 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...
  • Standup Scene: Comedy audiences take risks too

    Standup Scene: Comedy audiences take risks too
    Jeff Arcuri is a joke machine tonight. As the host of “This Week’s Show” every Thursday at Bar Celona in Wrigleyville, it’s his job to amp up the crowd, and he’s doing it well. “I want to get a tattoo of a cross with my...
  • David Letterman pays emotional tribute to Robin Williams

    David Letterman pays emotional tribute to Robin Williams
    Of all the late-night hosts, David Letterman had the closest and longest personal connection to Robin Williams. Though Letterman was on vacation last week, he made sure to pay tribute to his friend on Monday's show. Williams was found dead in his...
  • Diane Sawyer, Chelsea Handler step away this week

    Diane Sawyer, Chelsea Handler step away this week
    This week, two major women in television step away from their showcases. Chelsea Handler closes "Chelsea Lately" after seven years with a one-hour series finale at 11 p.m. Tuesday on E! Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock are among the announced stars....
  • Your official 2014 Emmy Awards drinking game

    Your official 2014 Emmy Awards drinking game
    If you're a fan of awards shows, drinking isn't required to get through the three-hour self-celebration that is the Emmy Awards. But it sure makes it more fun. And if you're either not a big awards show person (or perhaps forced to watch for some...
  • Mayo: Poignant responses to Robin Williams/suicide column

    I received some poignant responses to my Sunday print column about Robin Williams' death and society's need to be more open about suicide and underlying mental health issues like depression. I heard from many people who've been personally touched by the...
  • MTV Video Music Awards 2014: 'Moonmen' and other goings-on

    MTV Video Music Awards 2014: 'Moonmen' and other goings-on
    Awards shows in general and MTV's Video Music Awards in particular seem to exist in universes unto themselves, so it wasn't terribly surprising that the network made no formal acknowledgment during the ceremony Sunday of the real world shooting early that...