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  • For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama

    For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant's prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" weren't enough Rhimes-...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' postpones production amid contract negotiations

    'Big Bang Theory' postpones production amid contract negotiations
    'The Big Bang Theory' has hit a stumbling block on its way to another season. Production on the series, which was due to begin Wednesday, has been postponed as series stars including Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco continue to negotiate...
  • 'Two and a Half Men' to kick off final season with gay-adoption storyline

    'Two and a Half Men' to kick off final season with gay-adoption storyline
    Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are going to a chapel, and they're gonna get married. Or, rather, they're "Two and a Half Men" characters will in its final season. CBS boss Nina Tassler revealed Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour that...
  • Chuck Lorre's Freakonomics: 'Mom' Season 1 Gets TBS Showcase

    Chuck Lorre knows one thing for sure about television: Repeats matter. To generate more sampling for his CBS comedy "Mom," Lorre had the brainstorm of setting up an unusal deal with TBS. The cabler will air reruns of the show's first season for a month...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge breaks records, shows no signs of cooling

    The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting Wednesday that it had raised a whopping $8.6 million overnight. Between July 29 and Aug. 20, the organization has raised $31.5...
  • Allison Janney on Her Double Emmys Win and Post-'West Wing' Act in TV

    When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Star Mayim Bialik Gets 'Candid,' Talks Selfies with Texas Instruments

    "The Big Bang Theory's" Mayim Bialik is a busy woman these days. Not only is the Emmy-nominated actress starting her fourth season on the CBS laffer, but she recently signed on to host TVLand's "Candid Camera" reboot, and is the new face of Texas...
  • Emmy Awards: Evening Before Party Raises More than $2 Million for MPTF

    This year, Emmy weekend was an endurance test of parties and preening. But there were no heavy sighs about having to attend Sunday's Evening Before bash, which raked in more than $2 million for the Motion Picture Television Fund. The Emmy eve...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....
  • Emmys: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' repeat

    Emmys: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' repeat
    At the Emmys, Matthew McConaughey was the night's best sport, but he went home a loser. It was a big night for repeat winners in major categories, notably "Breaking Bad," "Modern Family" and Bryan Cranston. But one of the biggest winners was unexpected:...
  • 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards Red Carpet: Netflix is the New Black

    The cast of "Orange is the New Black" was out in full force on the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet, but the other attendees were the ones singing the show's praises. Everyone from "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Andre Braugher to "Mad Men" creator Matthew...