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  • 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...
  • Emmy Nominations Yield Celebration -- And Second-Guessing (Analysis)

    The abundance of quality programming and expanding number of options has created a logjam for the nighttime Emmy Awards, where the celebration over which shows earned nomination will inevitably give way to plenty of second-guessing about those that were...
  • HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'

    HBO tops Emmy nominations with 'Games of Thrones,' 'True Detective'
    The TV landscape is turning into a "Game of Thrones" judging by the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning. HBO is still king, with 99 nominations. But its fortunes slipped a bit. (The premium channel had 108 nods last year.) And...
  • TV Academy President Lucy Hood dies

    TV Academy President Lucy Hood dies
    Lucy Hood, a well-regarded entertainment industry veteran and president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy, died Wednesday of cancer. She was 56. Prior to joining the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Hood was the executive...
  • Can Ricky Gervais Sell Cars? Audi Thinks So

    To launch its new A3 sedan, Audi of America is turning to Ricky Gervais to drive home the message that consumers should never compromise. To hammer home the message, it cast Gervais, a comedian who is often blasted by critics for his acidic sense of...
  • Showtime's 'Shameless' Switches to Comedy for Emmy Race

    Showtime's "Shameless" is switching sides in the Emmy race this year, submitting in comedy series categories after three years in the drama heat. The move was OK'd by Television Academy officials. The John Wells Prods./Warner Bros. TV series starring...
  • Seth Meyers tapped to host 2014 Emmy Awards

    Seth Meyers tapped to host 2014 Emmy Awards
    Seth Meyers will go from late night to prime time in August: The funnyman will host this year's Emmy Awards, NBC and the Television Academy confirmed Thursday night. TV's biggest night falls on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. -- remember, that's a Monday! -- on NBC,...
  • 'Top Chef's' Padma Lakshmi on Keeping the Cooking Show Fresh

    With nearly a dozen seasons and a handful of spinoffs, Bravo's "Top Chef" still remains a fan -- and critics' -- favorite. It's also an awards darling, continually receiving Emmy nods and, somewhat famously, upsetting "The Amazing Race" for the reality...
  • AMPAS' Heather Cochran Named TV Academy CFO

    The Television Academy has hired Heather Cochran as its new chief financial officer and evp of business affairs, chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum announced today. Cochran, who most recently served as managing director, planning and operations for the...
  • 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...
  • Emmy Preview: Category Shifting Is the Big Story This Year

    This Emmy season, there's going to be more of everything: more campaigning, more events and more media coverage. The reason: more worthy contenders. And that explains another increase: more jockeying. The frenzy kicked off when HBO announced that "True...