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  • Emmy Nomination 'Snubs:' So Who Would You Give the Boot?

    Michael Sheen is really, really good in Showtime's "Masters of Sex." And if push comes to shove, you could make a case for omitting Kevin Spacey or Jeff Daniels -- the latter in the way MVPs usually don't come from losing teams -- to make room for him....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emmys 2014: Red carpet rollout, and a Governors Ball sneak peek

    Emmys 2014: Red carpet rollout, and a Governors Ball sneak peek
    With the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards set for Monday, preparations have begun for the television industry's biggest night -- and for the dinner party after television's biggest night. The rolling out of the red carpet took place this week outside the Nokia...
  • Emmys: Bizzers Brace for Traffic Jams, Delays in Move to Monday

    As the big day draws near, the anxiety level is rising among bizzers about changes this year in getting to and from Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards at downtown L.A.'s Nokia Theater. The show's shift to Monday has had a repercussions for the red carpet --...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Acquires Stakes in Four Indie Production Companies

    LONDON -- U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired minority stakes in four independent production companies -- Arrow Media, Lightbox, Popkorn and True North. The investments have been made from its £20 million ($33.2 million) Growth Fund, which it...
  • TV Picks: 'Doctor Who' and the Emmy Awards

    TV Picks: 'Doctor Who' and the Emmy Awards
    "Doctor Who." Out with the old, in with the … old? There's a new Doctor in the house and he's a doozy. Having survived more than 900 years, countless battles and a 25th anniversary that got a little crazy, our gallant Time Lord has regenerated...
  • 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...
  • Sofia Vergara's Emmys 'turn' was no more sexist than the red carpet

    I’m giving TV star Sofia Vergara a pass for her turn — literally — on a slowly spinning pedestal Monday night onstage during the Emmys telecast. I don’t think it was particularly sexist, as outraged viewers tweeted it was. I...
  • What Makes the Emmys Such a Hard Show to Fix

    If the big banks were notoriously too big to fail, the TV awards process might finally have become too big to wrangle. Granted, it's now expected Emmy nominations and awards will yield gripes from fans and critics, lamenting programs and performers who...
  • 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 ......