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Emmy Awards

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  • Joan Rivers, Comedian and TV Host, Dies at 81

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Raunchy, gravelly voiced and self-deprecating comedian Joan Rivers, who rose from Greenwich Village standup to occasional host of "The Tonight Show" and star of TV's "Fashion Police," died Sept 4. She was 81. "She passed...
  • Weekly Ratings: 'Simpsons' Marathon Puts FXX Atop Week's Cable Rankings in Young Adults

    "The Simpsons" has helped put FXX on the TV map for many Americans, as a marathon of the long-running animated comedy lifted the nascent network to ratings heights. Last week, FXX was the top-rated primetime cable network in adults 18-34 (616,000...
  • Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway

     Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway
    Patricia Clarkson is holding court in a suite at the Chateau Marmont, her favorite haunt when the New Yorker is staying in Los Angeles. "It's comforting," said the petite 54-year-old actress on a recent warm afternoon. "There is an extraordinary history...
  • Vscore: Emmys Boost Winners' Social Media Power

    The social media buzz triggered by the recent Emmy Awards provided a noticeable bump to the Vscore rankings of some of TV's biggest winners for the night. Vscore is Variety's method of analyzing the star power for individual celebrities. Over 17,000...
  • Hollywood Film Awards Set to Air Nov. 14 on CBS

    Look out Golden Globes: CBS has set Friday, Nov. 14 as the date for the first televised edition of the Hollywood Film Awards. The Eye is hoping to rake in strong demographic ratings by attracting Oscar hopefuls to a telecast that will be billed as the...
  • TV Review: 'Boardwalk Empire,' The Final Season

    Any past nitpicking about slow starts is obliterated by "Boardwalk Empire's" opening flurry, as the show attacks its final season with admirable gusto. Looking even more sweeping and cinematic than usual, the early episodes owe a distinctive debt to...
  • 'Breaking Bad' piracy rates soar after 2014 Emmy wins

    'Breaking Bad' piracy rates soar after 2014 Emmy wins
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The strong showing by "Breaking Bad" at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards -- including its win for best drama series -- prompted thousands of pirates to take to their computers and illegally download full seasons of the show. The...
  • 'Breaking Bad' Piracy Rates Soar Fivefold After 2014 Emmy Wins

    The strong showing by "Breaking Bad" at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards -- including its win for best drama series -- prompted thousands of pirates to take to their computers and illegally download full seasons of the show. The number of unique users...
  • Allison Janney on her double Emmys win and post-'West Wing' act in TV

    Allison Janney on her double Emmys win and post-'West Wing' act in TV
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 'Imitation Game' Demands Oscar's Attention (Analysis)

    "The Imitation Game" is clearly an awards contender: Complex, impeccably executed and unique. The film's offbeat approach to an oddball character will be its greatest strength -- and its challenge. A historical drama about WWII cryptographer Alan Turing,...
  • TV Picks: 'Party Down,' Funny or Die video selection, 'Manhattan'

    TV Picks: 'Party Down,' Funny or Die video selection, 'Manhattan'
    "Party Down" (Hulu). This comedy about a less than merry band of caterers, which went for two seasons on Starz in 2009 and 2010, was created by "Veronica Mars" mastermind Rob Thomas with "Mars" cohorts Dan Ethridge and John Enhom and actor Paul Rudd,...