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  • Inside the Office of Showtime's Original Programming Executive President

    We laugh a lot in here," says Gary Levine, Showtime's executive vice president of original programming, "even though we're doing some dark and twisted things." That's not hard to imagine, as his office, which overlooks Wilshire Boulevard, reflects Levine'...
  • Q&A: Wendy Williams Talks Her Upcoming Standup Debut

    Wendy Williams parlayed her "shock jock" radio success into a daily talkshow, which enters its sixth season this fall. She also has a successful wig line, has acted in "Chicago" on Broadway, and plans to make her standup debut in Vegas. How would you...
  • 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...
  • Chuck Lorre: To Do a Show Like 'Mom' Is an 'Opportunity to Apologize for "Two and a Half Men"'

    The Television Academy Honors celebrated its seventh annual event Sunday night at the SLS Beverly Hills honoring seven programs, including CBS's "Mom" and ABC Family's "The Fosters," that use television to generate awareness and create change regarding...
  • Chuck Lorre talks about the good mojo and humbling work of sitcoms

    Chuck Lorre talks about the good mojo and humbling work of sitcoms
    With four series in prime time this season — powerhouse comedies "The Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men," as well as more recent arrivals "Mike & Molly" and "Mom," a television academy honoree this year — Chuck Lorre has conquered the...
  • Allison Janney softly speaks of her high-volume career

    Allison Janney softly speaks of her high-volume career
    Allison Janney has played so many strong, capable women — most notably as "The West Wing" Press Secretary C.J. Cregg, for which she won four Emmys — that it's hard to believe she's hard to hear when she speaks. "I tend to be a soft talker,"...
  • 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...
  • '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....