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  • How 'American Horror Story' Makeup Artist Christien Tinsley Creates the Chilling Looks

    "American Horror Story" needs more than your run-of-the-mill makeup job. With characters like a Minotaur, a serial killer that uses the skin of its victims for a mask, and a decapitated Kathy Bates, the FX drama needs a professional touch to bring...
  • Ryan Murphy Makes Double Emmys Bet With 'American Horror Story' and 'The Normal Heart'

    Faced with a wealth of content, the TV Academy decided to put movies and minis into separate categories this year, after combining them three years ago. The timing couldn't have been better for uber-producer Ryan Murphy, whose two key projects -- HBO's...
  • Q&A: Jim Parsons and Bob Newhart on Actor Chemistry and the State of Sitcoms

    On "The Big Bang Theory," Dr. Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) idolizes his childhood hero, Professor Proton (Bob Newhart), much to the professor's dismay. In real life, though, the admiration is a bit more mutual -- and that was clearly evident when the...
  • Montreal Just for Laughs Fest: The Honorees

    Andy Samberg Comedy Person of the Year 2014 started with a bang for Andy Samberg, who took home a Golden Globe for his performance on his hit Fox laffer "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which also won best comedy. He is slated to appear in Ryan Murphy's upcoming...
  • Emmy Writer and Director: The Nominees Who Knew Too Much

    Documents, images and consultants' testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year's Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story because it changes the storyteller -- it lobs a curve at...
  • Mark Ruffalo unveils his 'Normal Heart' in lessons he drew from film

    Mark Ruffalo unveils his 'Normal Heart' in lessons he drew from film
    Few actors bring as much heart to the screen as Mark Ruffalo, and few manage as diverse a career. This summer, he's in London making "The Avengers" sequel, suiting up again as oversized green superhero the Hulk; meanwhile, the critically praised indie...
  • How Sarah Palin could change the media, and why she won't

    How Sarah Palin could change the media, and why she won't
    I do not care very much about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's waning influence on American political life. But I confess an ongoing fascination with Palin as a media phenomenon. As she vacillates between the Fox News stints that keep her political...
  • 'Cosmos' Creator Ann Druyan Talks 'Affirmation' of Emmy Noms

    "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" earned a whopping 12 Emmy nominations this morning. Creator Ann Druyan told Variety that the happy news served as positive affirmation. "I'm just very proud," Druyan said. "The idea that as a team we won 12 nominations --...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Seth Meyers Promises 'Upbeat,' Less 'Morbid' Ceremony

    Last year's Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was dubbed "the saddest Emmys of all time," punctuated with individual in memoriam segments that cast a depressing pall over the evening. This year, host Seth Meyers promises, they'll be approaching the event...
  • Emmy Scorecard: Ryan Murphy Productions Nabs More Noms Than Most Studios

    Ryan Murphy loves it when people who work on his shows are recognized in kudos races. He was rolling in clover on Thursday with an eye-popping 34 Emmy noms garnered by his Ryan Murphy Prods. banner. The haul primarily came through big showings from FX'...
  • 'Hunger Games' Actor Wes Bentley Joins 'American Horror Story: Freakshow'

    "American Beauty" and "The Hunger Games" actor Wes Bentley will be showing off his dark side. Bentley is joining "American Horror Story's" next season "Freakshow," Variety has confirmed. He will play Eddie, a tormentor from Kathy Bates' character's...