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  • Emmys 2014: Let's discuss who won, who lost and everything in between

    Emmys 2014: Let's discuss who won, who lost and everything in between
    Join Los Angeles Times television critic Mary McNamara, awards columnist Glenn Whipp and staff writer Yvonne Villarreal for a post-Emmys live chat on Tuesday at noon PDT. They'll be sharing their thoughts on Monday evening's winners and ... well ......
  • Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night

     Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night
    In the spirit of Monday's Emmy telecast, let's give it up for Seth Meyers. Hosting any awards show is a perilous and exhausting task — the shows are long, the live audience increasingly filled with losers, and the critics, who have just spent...
  • Emmys 2014: A night of highs and lows for women

    We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and...
  • Legendary TV Buys John Scalzi Novel 'Lock In' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Legendary TV has acquired the rights to John Scalzi's novel "Lock In" to adapt into a pilot for a potential series. The book revolves around a highly contagious virus that causes one percent -- or five million -- of the U.S. population to become...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emmys 2014: TV Academy looking at nomination category issues, CEO says

    Emmys 2014: TV Academy looking at nomination category issues, CEO says
    It was a year of too much TV. And the TV Academy has taken notice. The year gave rise to 40% more drama submissions and 60% more comedies, all seeking nominations for the 66th annual Primetime Emmys, said Bruce Rosenblum, the chairman and CEO of the...
  • 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...
  • 'Downton Abbey,' 'Pretty Little Liars' Costume Design Celebrated at TV Acad, FIDM Exhibit

    The growing intersection between Hollywood and the fashion industry was evident on July 19 as TV academy members, design students and all out fashionistas came together at downtown Los Angeles' Fashion Institute of Design and & Merchandising for the...
  • Emmy Awards: Five Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    Here's a safe prediction: The Emmy Award nominations will elicit plenty of disgruntlement, along the lines of "What? No nomination for [fill in name of your favorite show here]? Those Emmy voters have their heads up their butts." The Internet has...