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  • TV Academy Plans Expansion, Major Fundraising Push

    The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is planning a major makeover in advance of its 70th anniversary in 2016 - breaking ground on an ambitious expansion of its facilities, initiating a $40-million fundraising drive and simplifying its name to the...
  • Does Rupert Murdoch Merit a Spot in the TV Hall of Fame?

    Inducting Rupert Murdoch into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on March 11 sounds like a no-brainer. Few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfit's...
  • Bill Maher Issues Defense of Jay Leno at Hall of Fame Induction

    Amid a night filled with the expected tributes, Bill Maher closed by issuing a full-throated defense of Jay Leno -- citing his victimization by the media -- as the Television Academy inducted six new Hall of Fame members in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night....
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'House of Cards,' 'Downton Abbey' Composers in Spotlight at TV Academy Concert (Exclusive)

    In an effort to boost awareness of the role music composers play in television, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will sponsor its first-ever live concert on May 21 at UCLA's Royce Hall. A 70-piece orchestra and 40-voice choir are expected to...
  • TV Academy Names Dick Askin to Chairman Position

    The Television Academy announced Friday that it has tapped former Tribune Entertainment CEO and prexy Dick Askin to be its Chairman of the Council of Past Presidents and Past Chairs. Askin formerly served as Chairman and CEO of the Academy of...
  • Carson Daly, Mindy Kaling to Announce Primetime Emmy Nominations

    "The Voice" host Carson Daly and "The Mindy Project's" Mindy Kaling will join Television Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum to announce the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. The noms will be revealed July 10 at 8:40 a.m. ET. The Television...
  • Variety, Comedy or Music Special Emmy Category Relies on Wow Factor

    The Emmy nominees for variety, comedy or music special can seem like a mishmash of shows, with everything from awards shows to comedy specials to concerts and fundraisers in the mix. Last year, the category's nominees couldn't be more disparate: CBS'...
  • Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly to Host 66th Emmy Award Nominations

    Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly to Host 66th Emmy Award Nominations
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling will present the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations, alongside Television Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum, the academy announced Wednesday. The nominations announcement will be...
  • 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...
  • TV Academy Revamps Rule Book for Award Hopefuls

    TV stars and producers have more opportunities to win than ever before at this year's 66th annual Primetime Emmys. The Television Academy put in place several changes to the rule book. Made-for-TV movies will no longer be considered separately from...
  • Road to the Tonys: The Golden Links With Oscar and Emmy

    All awards shows have similarities: The advance handicapping, the opening of the envelope, the winner's list of thank-you's (weeping is optional). But in fact, there are other ways in which Tony shares elements with siblings Oscar and Emmy. (Oscar is the...