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  • 'The Walking Dead' keeps hope alive, amid the zombie apocalypse

    'The Walking Dead' keeps hope alive, amid the zombie apocalypse
    In an apocalypse of the undead, hope can be a harsh mistress. The beleaguered survivors of AMC's "The Walking Dead" have confronted that cruel lesson time and again in the pulse-pounding drama that has become one of TV's hottest shows. Just when it...
  • Ed Sullivan statue recovered in good condition, police say

    Ed Sullivan statue recovered in good condition, police say
    A solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan that was taken from its pedestal at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame Plaza has been recovered in good condition, Los Angeles police officials said Thursday. Authorities were releasing no...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terence Winter and the 'Boardwalk Empire' Team on the Mob Men's Last Call

    When it debuted, "Boardwalk Empire" looked like the answer to HBO's prayers. Another mob series with a glittering pedigree, including Martin Scorsese, who practically defined post-"The Godfather" crime movies; and "The Sopranos" alums Terence Winter...
  • Television Academy Recognizes Shows That Go Beyond the Headlines

    Finding examples of television series that promote positive social change isn't the challenge for the seventh annual Television Academy Honors, which take place June 1 in Beverly Hills. The difficult part is narrowing down the 120 to 130 submissions to...
  • 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...