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Primetime Emmy Awards

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Top Primetime Emmy Awards Articles

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  • Emmy Voters Lean Toward Barbed Political Commentaries on Latenight

    As far as the Emmy nominees for Variety Series are concerned, it's the politics, stupid. A category once dominated by music and sketches now tilts decidedly toward contemporary commentary and lampoons. Whether the hook is faux news reporting (Jon...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show

     'Orange Is the New Black' cast unlocks secrets to the show
    For a show about locking women away, "Orange Is the New Black" has had a remarkably freeing effect on the television industry. With solid ratings and 12 nominations heading into this month's Emmy Awards, the Netflix series has, in just two seasons,...
  • Jon Hamm and Lizzy Caplan on Tough Auditions and Uncomfortable Costumes

    "It's really exciting that we are the people that are getting nominated for awards, and I still feel like everybody's 20 years old and figuring everything out," says "Masters of Sex" star Lizzy Caplan, of her partner for her Variety conversation, "Mad...
  • Calif. TV anchor resigns after shoplifting scheme charges

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. There is no denying Sabrina Rodriguez has talent. The anchor for Sacramento's Fox40 lists five Emmy awards on her Facebook page, and that doesn't include two more she received at a gala ceremony June 14 in San Francisco, not far from...
  • Amazon Studios to Bow 5 Pilots in Third Pilot Wave

    Amazon.com will debut five pilots as part of its third pilot season on Aug. 28 in the U.S. and the U.K., including comedies from Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman and dramatic thrillers from Marc Forster and Shaun Cassidy. The five pilots to be...
  • The top Emmy races: Likely winners and possible upsets

    Watching the Emmy ceremony last year produced a nasty case of whiplash as the evening veered wildly between rewarding the expected winners ("Modern Family," Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons) and delivering absolutely shocking surprises. Bobby Cannavale?...
  • Ron Galella's 'New York' -- reliving the days of the first paparazzo

    "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." -- Dorothy Parker I have written over and over and even did a documentary extolling the talents of the greatest paparazzo of them all, my longtime friend Ron Galella. Ron was chief of...
  • Ricky Gervais on 'Derek,' Netflix and Whether He'd Host the Emmys

    Ricky Gervais has made a career out of the uncomfortable. Both through his sitcoms "The Office" and "Extras" (co-created with and Stephen Merchant) and in his standup routines and public persona, he's created situations and subjects that poke fun at the...
  • Emmys 2014: Glenn Whipp, Mary McNamara on Emmy ills and how to cure them

    Emmys 2014: Glenn Whipp, Mary McNamara on Emmy ills and how to cure them
    Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
  • Emmy Awards: 'True Detective,' 'Turn,' 'Masters of Sex' set tone early

    Emmy Awards: 'True Detective,' 'Turn,' 'Masters of Sex' set tone early
    Who in attention-deficient Hollywood doesn't grasp the importance of the first impression, the pickup line, the elevator pitch? With television's new Golden Era well underway, opening titles — those clever or mesmerizing gambits that set the tone...
  • Seth Meyers ready to host Emmys, but maybe not to plan it just yet

    Seth Meyers is preternaturally calm. This may seem hard to believe, as he has a weeknightly gig hosting "Late Night" and is all set to host the fast-approaching 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. But this particular funnyman is also eminently practical. "Trust...