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  • 'Great Gatsby,' 'Her,' 'Gravity' win Art Directors Guild awards

    "Gravity," "Her" and "The Great Gatsby" won Art Directors Guild awards for film production design Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Andy Nicholson of "Gravity" earned the honor in the fantasy film category. K.K. Barrett won for...
  • 'Veep' honored for making Baltimore's Engineers Club into Helsinki

    'Veep' honored for making Baltimore's Engineers Club into Helsinki
    Talk about the magic of television. HBO's "Veep" won an Art Directors Guild Award over the weekend for a most impressive act of TV transformation. Led by production designer Jim Gloster, Baltimore's Engineers Club and Baltimore/Washington...
  • 'Portlandia' uses Ronald McDonald in 'statement art' parody

    'Portlandia' uses Ronald McDonald in 'statement art' parody
    The latest teaser sketch for Season 4 of "Portlandia" takes both statement art and McDonald's to task. In "Anti-Corporate Student Art," Fred Armisen plays a Portland Community College art teacher asking his students to stick it to big business by...
  • Seth Meyers reveals Fred Armisen will lead his 'Late Night' band

    Seth Meyers reveals Fred Armisen will lead his 'Late Night' band
    With two weeks to go before Seth Meyers' "Late Night" premieres on NBC, the new talk show host has revealed his old "Saturday Night Live" colleague Fred Armisen will be joining him as bandleader. On Monday, Meyers tweeted a first look at the new band,...
  • Fred Armisen To Lead Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Band

    Johnny Carson had Doc Severinsen. David Letterman has Paul Shaffer. Conan O'Brien had Max Weinberg. And Seth Meyers will have Fred Armisen? Meyers, set to take over NBC's regular "Late Night" franchise at 12:35 a.m. starting February 24, will be joined...
  • N.Y. Fashion Week: J. Crew finds menswear inspiration on the waterfront

    N.Y. Fashion Week: J. Crew finds menswear inspiration on the waterfront
    NEW YORK -- J. Crew headed down to the docks for its fall and winter 2014 menswear collection, presented in the Lincoln Center tents here Tuesday morning. Inspiration: "Fall is inspired by the waterfront of 1930s New York -- longshoremen hauling cargo,...
  • February 2014 TV premieres, specials, movies, finales

    February 2014 TV premieres, specials, movies, finales
    "Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
  • 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...