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  • 'Orange Is the New Black' must compete as drama at Emmys

    'Orange Is the New Black' must compete as drama at Emmys
    "Orange Is the New Black" will have to compete as a drama at the Primetime Emmys this year. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Industry Panel has ruled that the Netflix prison series was not eligible to compete as a comedy, even though the series was nominated as a comedy at the Emmys last year.
  • Emmys panel rules 'Glee,' 'Shameless,' 'Jane the Virgin' are comedies

    Emmys panel rules 'Glee,' 'Shameless,' 'Jane the Virgin' are comedies
    "Glee," "Shameless" and "Jane the Virgin" can all pursue nominations in the comedy categories at this year's Emmy Awards, according to the first ruling by the newly formed Television Academy Industry Panel. According to rules issued by the Television...

    Ann Marcus dies at 93; TV writer co-created 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman'

    Ann Marcus dies at 93; TV writer co-created 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman'
    Emmy Award-winning writer Ann Marcus, who worked on classic soap operas and co-created the "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" spoof of them, died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was 93. She had been battling several age-related...

    Ian Fraser, music director who worked with Julie Andrews, dead at 81

    Ian Fraser, music director who worked with Julie Andrews, dead at 81
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ian Fraser, whose 11 Emmy Awards and 21 additional nominations made him the most-honored musician in television history, died of complications from cancer Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 81. All of Fraser's...

    Ian Fraser, famed composer who worked alongside Julie Andrews, dead at 81

    Ian Fraser, famed composer who worked alongside Julie Andrews, dead at 81
    Ian Fraser, an Emmy award-winning composer and longtime conductor known for his collaborations with Julie Andrews, died of cancer at his Los Angeles home Friday. He was 81. Fraser's daughter Tiffany told the Los Angeles Times that he died "very...