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Emmy Awards

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  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • 'CBS Evening News' To Launch Multi-Part Series Monday In Spotlight On Deep Reporting

    Most evening-news segments last anywhere from a few seconds to just a few minutes. Tonight, "CBS Evening News" will unveil what is expected to be the first of at least four segments that take a long look at a group of high-school dropouts trying to turn...
  • Harry Connick Jr.: Two South Florida concerts set

    Harry Connick Jr.: Two South Florida concerts set
    Fox finally set the season premiere for a new season of “American Idol” this week, but even better news for its fans is that Harry Connick Jr., one of the more cerebral and pleasant hosts in the show’s history, will perform two South...
  • 'Homeland' gets a 'major reset' for Season 4

    'Homeland' gets a 'major reset' for Season 4
    Perhaps no other show on the air has experienced such whiplash-inducing extremes of praise and criticism as "Homeland," a program that's become a cautionary tale about the dangers of creating ambitious television in an era of relentless scrutiny and ever-...
  • Mike Nichols' expansive works

    Mike Nichols' expansive works
    Mike Nichols won four Emmys, a Grammy, an Oscar and nine Tonys. Plus a Golden Globe, two BAFTAs and several other awards. Here's a list of some of his many works. MOVIES "Charlie Wilson's War," 2007 (director) "Closer," 2004 (director/producer)...
  • Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio

    Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio
    According to legend, in the early days of Chicago classical music radio station WFMT-FM 98.7, co-founder Rita Jacobs noticed that folk music was surging in popularity and asked a young announcer, Mike Nichols, to start a weekly show. Jacobs gave Nichols...
  • Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon

    Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon
    They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world." Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
  • How should television be defined nowadays?

    How should television be defined nowadays?
    What is television? It seems a fair and timely question to ask, now that it's coming at us from so many angles, on so many platforms, from so many producers. Let's begin near the beginning. Once upon a time there was a thing called a television set....
  • Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress, Dies at 66

    Actress Marcia Strassman, who is known for her roles in such hits as "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "M*A*S*H," died on Friday after a long fight with breast cancer, her sister Julie Strassman confirmed. She was 66. Along with her many TV credits, Strassman...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to host NBC variety show

    Neil Patrick Harris to host NBC variety show
    Neil Patrick Harris, variety show star? It's dream casting, but it's going to happen. The "How I Met Your Mother" star is going to follow in the footsteps of Carol Burnett, Cher and Dean Martin. No title or premiere date has been set. But viewers know...
  • Neil Patrick Harris Planning NBC Variety Show

    It seems Neil Patrick Harris can cross one more thing off his bucket list: The newly minted Oscar host has partnered with NBC to develop a variety show based on "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway," the long-running program that airs on the U.K.'s ITV....