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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...
  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • For Emmy-Nominated Music Directors, There's Little Room for Error

    Of the five music categories in the Primetime Emmy Awards, the music direction category seems to be the least understood outside music circles. And yet the stakes couldn't be higher, with four of the six nominees live broadcasts. In the case of NBC's...
  • Robin Williams' life was punctuated by struggles with alcohol, cocaine

    Robin Williams' life was punctuated by struggles with alcohol, cocaine
    Robin Williams' public life had a quiet personal current running through it for decades: his struggles with cocaine and alcohol abuse. The comedian and actor, who turned 63 in July, was found dead Monday in what authorities called an apparent suicide...
  • Robin Williams: 'Comedy Cyclone' Burst Out of 1970s L.A. Club Scene

    Robin Williams honed his zany, rapid-fire comedic persona in the hothouse environment of Los Angeles comedy clubs in the mid- to late-1970s. Even in an scene that nurtured such notables as David Letterman, Andy Kaufman, Jay Leno, Richard Lewis, Sam...
  • Brooks Wheelan on 'SNL' Firing: 'Yeah, That Adds Up'

    (Strong language in paragraphs 7 and 14) By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Brooks Wheelan is as positive as one can be about getting fired from "Saturday Night Live." "As soon as I got hired I was like, 'Well, I'm gonna get fired,'" he told...
  • Emmys 2014: Who will prevail in the guest-acting categories?

    Emmys 2014: Who will prevail in the guest-acting categories?
    The Creative Arts Emmys will be handed out beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Although most of the 80 categories probably hold little interest to those who aren't friends, family or colleagues of the nominees, the...
  • Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb Reveal All About 'Happy Hour' On 'Today'

    It's not the questions and answers that matter when you interview Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. When queried, Kotb and Gifford provide a ready response, to be sure- but they might wander a bit before arriving at a destination. At a time of day when...
  • Seth Meyers on 'Late Late Show' Replacement James Corden: 'He's Such a Wildly Talented Person'

    By Tony Maglio LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Seth Meyers has a lot to celebrate this month: He's hosting the 66th Emmy Awards and he'll celebrate six months behind NBC's "Late Night" desk. Since taking over from Jimmy Fallon in February, the former...
  • 6 Questions With 'Saturday Night Live' Star Kate McKinnon: Emmy Nominee Quickie

    By Tony Maglio LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - In case you can't place her name, Kate McKinnon is the "SNL" comedian who does the hilarious Justin Bieber and Ellen DeGeneres impressions. Also, she's played a key role in seemingly every viral moment from...
  • Film Review: 'Marie's Story'

    Born five years after Helen Keller in Vertou, France, Marie Heurtin faced many of the same challenges, growing up deaf and blind in a society whose instinct was to institutionalize such girls. "Marie's Story," therefore, is not so different from Keller's,...