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  • 'Breaking Bad' tops Emmys amid many upsets

    'Breaking Bad' tops Emmys amid many upsets
    In an Emmy night marked by both jaw-dropping upsets and predictably safe choices, "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan summed up the wild mood swings at TV's top awards ceremony this year. "I thought this was gonna be [for] 'House of Cards,'"...
  • Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night

    Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night
    The 65th Emmy Awards took so many of its winners by surprise Sunday night that several were, quite literally, speechless. True, TV's biggest night had its share of repeat winners, notably ABC's "Modern Family" and actresses Claire Danes ("Homeland") and...
  • Emmys 2013: Stephen Colbert provides some variety

    Emmys 2013: Stephen Colbert provides some variety
    For the first seven years of its existence, "The Colbert Report" saw its lead-in and progenitor, "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," win the Emmy for variety series. But in the eighth year, the spell was broken. On Sunday, "Colbert" marked the end of...
  • New York Mayor Bloomberg touts made-in-New York winners at the Emmys

    New York Mayor Bloomberg touts made-in-New York winners at the Emmys
    Leave it to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to use the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards to plug his city as a film destination. “The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards have recognized some of the most talented people in the production...
  • Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians

    Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians
    Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
  • Stephen Colbert celebrates Emmy win by picking fight with Jon Stewart

    Stephen Colbert celebrates Emmy win by picking fight with Jon Stewart
    "The Colbert Report" finally put an end to "The Daily Show's" 10-year winning streak at the Emmys on Sunday night, claiming the title of outstanding variety series for the first time. While the real Stephen Colbert was gracious and modest in his...
  • Stephen Colbert wears his religion in his punch lines

    Stephen Colbert wears his religion in his punch lines
    Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke. A nun and a television host walk into a studio. They discuss the recent papal censure of American nuns for "perpetrating a feminist agenda." The host takes a hard line. "The...
  • Arcade Fire's release-day gig: It's outside Capitol Records building

    Arcade Fire's release-day gig: It's outside Capitol Records building
    In case you’ve been lost at sea and starved of Instagram, Twitter and potable drinking water for the last six months, the Arcade Fire have a new album out Tuesday called "Reflektor." A few years in the making and mostly produced by the band with...
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
    Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not. Additionally, George Duke, who...
  • 'The Colbert Report' visits gay-tolerant small town in Kentucky

    Vladimir Putin could learn a thing or two from Johnny Cummings, the openly gay mayor of the tiny but tolerant coal town of Vicco, Ky. On Wednesday night “The Colbert Report” profiled Cummings, the politician and hairdresser who helped...
  • Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl

     Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl
    They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...