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  • Neil Patrick Harris To Host the Emmys

    As had been speculated, Neil Patrick Harris will host CBS' broadcast of the Emmys on Sept. 22. Harris' latest hosting commitment will follow his recently announced Tony hosting duties in June. "Neil is the quintessential host - engaging, entertaining...
  • A 'House of Cards' nod could reshuffle Emmy digital content game

    A 'House of Cards' nod could reshuffle Emmy digital content game
    In the TV business, an Emmy Awards campaign can function a lot like a billboard on Sunset Boulevard: a way for companies to announce their presence with authority to others in the game and to lure talent to future projects by staking out a highly...
  • Another WB Shoe Drops: Bruce Rosenblum Poised to Exit

    Warner Bros. TV Group prexy Bruce Rosenblum was keeping mum Saturday night on a report that he is planning to step down within the next two weeks from the studio he has called home for more than 20 years. The news of Rosenblum's departure had been...
  • How Audi Upstaged Mazda’s ‘Star Trek’ Campaign

    Officially, Mazda is the automotive partner for Paramount Pictures' "Star Trek Into Darkness." But Audi is also running with the pop culture appeal of the sci-fi franchise, creating a potentially confusing situation for consumers. A YouTube video...
  • TV Academy Honors Salute Programs That Promote Social Change

    The initial audience for HBO’s "One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Fear, Loss & Betrayal" was barely 100,000 viewers — about the number of people that watch a show like NBC’s "The Voice" in Detroit. Similarly, while millions take in the Primetime...
  • Emmy campaigning is more competitive than ever

    Emmy campaigning is more competitive than ever
    When the producers of "Modern Family" claimed in a full-page Variety ad two years ago that curvaceous star Sofia Vergara would run naked down Sunset Boulevard if the ABC sitcom won the Emmy (it did, and she didn't), it may have seemed as if award...
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
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  • Brian Wilkes

    Brian Wilkes
    Brian Wilkes is the chief meteorologist for WXIN FOX 59 a position he has held since July 1995. In addition to his on-air duties, Brian also provides "Drive-Time Weather Forecasts" for WIBC since 2006. Brian is a graduate of Columbia College with a...
  • Mary Murphy

    Mary Murphy
    Mary Murphy is the winner of 18 Emmy Awards for her reporting and anchor work in her hometown of New York City. The daughter of Irish immigrants who settled in Queens, Mary Murphy has spent her entire, 30-year career in NYC. By the age of 13, Mary knew...