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  • Zach Galifianakis carries 'Baskets' comedy to FX

    Zach Galifianakis carries 'Baskets' comedy to FX
    Zach Galifianakis, who often plays characters who could be considered basket cases in such films as "The Hangover" and "Due Date," has a new show called "Baskets" -- and he's carrying it to FX. The comedy will star the comedian, who co-created the...
  • Principales nominaciones a los premios Emmy

    A continuación, una lista de nominados en las categorías clave para los premios Emmy, el mayor galardón de la televisión estadounidense, que serán entregados el lunes en Los Angeles. MEJOR SERIE DRAMÁTICA "Breaking Bad" "Downton Abbey" "House of...
  • Emmys Winners 2014 -- Full List

    Stay tuned for updated winners from the 2014 Emmy Awards, which air tonight on NBC at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Full list of nominations: Best Drama Series "Breaking Bad" "Downton Abbey" "Game of Thrones" "House of Cards" "Mad Men" "True Detective" Best Comedy...
  • Emmys 2014 winners list

    Emmys 2014 winners list
    The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Monday during an NBC broadcast. Here is a list of the winners and nominees. Winners are marked with an asterisk (*). Outstanding Drama Series * "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of...
  • Fred Armisen's favorite Runyon Canyon trail may be different from yours

    Fred Armisen's favorite Runyon Canyon trail may be different from yours
    In between writing the next season of "Portlandia" and gigging as bandleader on "Late Night With Seth Meyers," Fred Armisen stopped by The Times' TV studio recently and had plenty to say on a variety of topics -- kale, celery, beets -- and even a few that...
  • A look at the Emmy races for movies, miniseries, talk shows and more

    After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
  • Comedy should have the last laugh in television

    The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves. It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
  • Cue the chemistry for these five from TV's top comedy series

    Cue the chemistry for these five from TV's top comedy series
    Good jokes and colorful characters are essential elements for any successful comedy series, but those ingredients won't work without chemistry. The importance of chemistry among cast members was among the topics discussed at The Envelope's Emmy Round...
  • Comedy Maven Lorne Michaels Widens His Empire Beyond 'SNL'

    When Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and Seth Meyers show up on "Saturday Night Live," viewers might see it as just another instance of the comedy institution tapping its famous alumni. But it's also part of the latest business foray by producer Lorne...
  • What's it like playing a real person in a comedy?

    What's it like playing a real person in a comedy?
    They say art imitates life, or is it life imitates art? All we here at The Envelope know is that life can be pretty funny sometimes, and that can be comedy gold on television. In anticipation of the Emmys, The Envelope gathered some of comedy's elite...
  • There's room in TV comedy for a little sweetness, actors agree

    There's room in TV comedy for a little sweetness, actors agree
    The days of the mean-spirited celebrity roast have mostly come and gone, with the possible exception of Charlie Sheen's screen time. From sketch comedies to sitcoms, today's funnybone seems to have a gentler spirit. That's a topic the Envelope Emmy...