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  • Bryan Cranston, Julia Roberts Among This Year's Emmy Presenters

    By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Breaking Bad" and "The Normal Heart" stars Bryan Cranston and Julia Roberts are among the first round of presenters for this year's Emmy Awards, the Television Academy said Monday. Both Cranston and...
  • Derek Hough, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Put on Their Dancing Shoes at Emmy Awards Choreographers Reception

    The Emmy Awards Choreographers Nominee Reception felt more of a family affair than a ceremony, as members of television's dance community greeted each other with open arms Sunday night at the Television Academy in North Hollywood. The evening was a full-...
  • And we present the Envy Awards. Don't knock 'em.

    And we present the Envy Awards. Don't knock 'em.
    With about 36 Emmy Award categories up for grabs each year, it's clear that the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences tries to be comprehensive in recognizing TV talent. But its net has some holes in it: Each year, individuals and shows deserving of...
  • Could Emmys Open the Door to Reality 'Acting' Awards?

    The Television Academy implemented several Emmy rule changes this year, among them splitting the honor for top reality program into structured and unstructured. The distinction creates an admittedly arbitrary break between programs that "mostly adhere...
  • NoHo building passes Actors' Equity audition for Western region office

    NoHo building passes Actors' Equity audition for Western region office
    Actors' Equity Assn., the union representing stage actors, has moved into a converted North Hollywood warehouse that it purchased for $5.2 million. The building, in the NoHo Arts District, now houses the union's Western region headquarters and its...
  • Is it Time to Expand the Emmys Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?

    Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so tough and so strong -- from AMC's gritty...
  • Television Academy Lauds Casting Director Marion Dougherty with Governors Award

    The late casting director Marion Dougherty will be awarded the Television Academy's 2014 Governors Award. Dougherty will be feted for her more than 50-year legacy as a casting director in film and television, starting with NBC's "Kraft Television...
  • Television Academy Foundation Announces Auction Prizes

    The Television Academy Foundation has announced the listings for its annual Emmy Season Auction. Running now through July 31, the fundraiser gives television fans an exclusive chance to win VIP tickets to "Late Night with Seth Meyers," signed merchandise...
  • Emmy ad blitz escalates

    Emmy ad blitz escalates
    The big television networks and studios have shelled out millions of dollars marketing their shows for Emmy consideration, and on Thursday they'll find out if that spending paid off when nominations are announced. But what will they get for all that...
  • Emmy Predictions: Movies and Miniseries Contenders Chase 'Normal Heart,' 'Fargo'

    Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again. The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
  • 66th Emmy Nominations Live Stream: Watch the Announcement

    Watch Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly reveal the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations LIVE from the Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood, California. The live event starts at 8:30am ET / 5:30am PT. 2014 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of...