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  • Should the Emmys move to cable TV? Or create a spin-off awards show?

     
    TV academy chiefs and network execs are having heated talks behind closed doors right now while trying to hammer out the Emmys' future. Will the awardcast still be aired according to a four-network wheel deal involving ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox? Or should the...
  • Brand X Files: Matt Lauer alleged cheating scandal. Win a date with Bill Clinton. Curse of the Cougars

     
    Tabloid claims Matt Lauer cheated on wife: Amid new accusations of cheating leveled at the father of three by his Dutch-born model wife, the National Enquirer reports that the 52-year-old Lauer has moved out of the family home. (Radar) "The Sarah...
  • Inside AMC's Emmy campaign box: 'Mad Men,' 'Breaking Bad' and 'The Prisoner'

     
    "Mad Men" not only made Emmy history by becoming the first basic-cable TV show to win a best-series award in 2008, but it also repeated the triumph in 2009. For the last two years, AMC also pulled off surprising consecutive wins in the race for best...
  • James McAvoy will think big as Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class'

     
    24 Frames, our sister blog, has a big scoop on "X-Men: First Class," the cinematic return to Marvel mutantkind that is being directed by Matthew Vaughn ("Kick-Ass") and fast-tracked for summer 2011 release. Here's an excerpt... The studio is hiring......
  • Guillermo del Toro quits 'The Hobbit' with 'great regret' -- but what's next?

     
    Like everyone else, my jaw dropped when I read the news Sunday that Guillermo del Toro had walked away from Middle Earth. I had heard chatter in recent weeks that implied that the filmmaker was growing increasingly frustrated with delays......
  • Sir Patrick's day: Capt. Picard gets promoted by Queen

     
    Patrick Stewart has many accolades as a stage actor, but for fanboys he will forever be "Star Trek's" Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and "X-Men's" Professor Charles Xavier. On Wednesday he was given a truly royal honor as Queen Elizabeth II knighted......
  • SNEAK PEEK: 'X-Men' by Victor Gischler and Paco Medina

     
    On July 8, "X-Men" No. 1 from the creative team of writer Victor Gischler and artist Paco Medina hits the shelves of your local comic book shop with its tale of mutants, vampires and a new member in the fold.......
  • Hugh Jackman gets back in the ring with 'Real Steel'

     
    Hugh Jackman has something to prove -- can he be a major movie star when he isn't in the role of Wolverine? We have some early looks at the film that Jackman is making right now, the sci-fi action film......
  • 'Glee' and 'Modern Family' lead Gold Derby TV Award nominations

     
    Over the past few weeks, our forums posters have been nominating their favorite TV shows and programs from the 2009-10 season for the Gold Derby TV Awards. Voters have until Aug. 6 to vote for the final winner in each category. Two freshman shows lead the...
  • UCLA Live cuts theater festival from 2010-11 season lineup

     
    There's something major missing in the schedule for UCLA Live's upcoming 2010-11 season. Organizers of the critically lauded cultural series said that budgetary and economic concerns had forced them to cut the international theater festival from the...
  • Critic's Notebook: UCLA Live abandons what set it apart

     
    Feeling a touch more provincial lately? You should. With the cancellation of UCLA Live’s International Theatre Festival, Los Angeles’ status as a cultural world capital has suffered a serious blow. The fall program that brought cutting-edge theater...