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  • Leave room for 'The Americans,' 'Empire' in the drama series category

    Walter White's gone (but not forgotten), and "True Detective" took the Emmy year off, apparently to give Colin Farrell time to grow one magnificent mustache. That gives voters two openings for new dramas, in addition to the extra slot the television...
  • A case for an Emmy (or more) for 'Foyle's War'

    Many claimed to be shocked at last year's Emmys when PBS' "Sherlock" swept most of the best miniseries or movie categories, winning for lead actor, supporting actor and writing, in addition to many craft awards. But the only truly surprising thing was the...
  • 'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner greets the end with exhilaration, woe

     'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner greets the end with exhilaration, woe
    Matthew Weiner, the creator and executive producer of AMC's "Mad Men," is no stranger to showmanship. Whether on a panel promoting his four-time Emmy winner for best drama or masterfully pulling off the "Zou Bisou Bisou" scene in the fifth-season...
  • Student filmmakers in the spotlight

    Student filmmakers in the spotlight
    Cole Bacani may not have won an Academy Award, but the 17-year-old snagged the high school equivalent last week at the 22nd annual Chicagoland Television Educators Council video festival hosted by Neuqua Valley High School. "I'm very grateful for the...
  • Hinsdale Central alumnus produces documentary on abortion doctor

    Hinsdale Central alumnus produces documentary on abortion doctor
    A Hinsdale Central High graduate will travel to Los Angeles this week for the College Television Awards, where a documentary he helped make has been nominated. Erik Jaworski, who grew up in Clarendon Hills, is a senior at Ithaca College in New York,...
  • Walter Grauman dies at 93; 'Murder, She Wrote,' 'Columbo' TV director

    Walter Grauman dies at 93; 'Murder, She Wrote,' 'Columbo' TV director
    Walter Grauman, a prolific television director whose credits include numerous episodes of hits such as "Murder, She Wrote," "Barnaby Jones," "The Fugitive" and "The Untouchables," died March 20 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 93. He had been battling...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • What the stars will be eating at the 2014 Emmy Awards Governors Ball

    What the stars will be eating at the 2014 Emmy Awards Governors Ball
    Being a TV celebrity has its perks, but when it's time for the Emmys, getting to share a three-course meal with your fellow stars at the annual Emmy Awards Governors Ball has to be pretty high on the list.  We're only guessing here, but filet mignon...
  • 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...
  • Ed Sullivan statue stolen from Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

    Ed Sullivan statue stolen from Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
    A solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan has been stolen from atop its pedestal at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame Plaza, police officials said Monday. The statue, about 1 1/2 feet tall and weighing 20 pounds, was on display as...