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  • Tina Fey and Amy Poehler give the Golden Globes credibility

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler give the Golden Globes credibility
    NBC's announcement Tuesday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the next two Golden Globe telecasts doesn't just promise happy viewers and high ratings, it marks the end of a local rags-to-riches story: the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., like the...
  • Emmys 2013: Stars party at reception for nominated performers

    Emmys 2013: Stars party at reception for nominated performers
    Hollywood denizens have been partying all weekend leading up to Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony. All the Rage has the skinny on a few of the events in this and other reports. The event: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences “Performers Nominee...
  • Yahoo tapped as digital partner for TV Academy

    Yahoo tapped as digital partner for TV Academy
    Yahoo will live-stream red-carpet and behind-the-scenes content for this year's Emmy Awards, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences said Tuesday.  This is the first time the television academy has partnered with a company outside of the broadcast...
  • Student film projects in L.A. are up sharply (updated)

    Student film projects in L.A. are up sharply (updated)
    Forty crew members were set up inside of Banco Popular building in downtown Los Angeles. Some angled the lights and cameras toward a staircase, preparing to film a character running out of the building after an altercation. High walls of marble cast...
  • 'Downton Abbey's' Julian Fellowes is glad about character's death

    'Downton Abbey's' Julian Fellowes is glad about character's death
    "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes appeared at a recent event at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and to hear him tell it, there won't be much mourning following one of the series' most shocking character deaths. Here's the part where...
  • A 'House of Cards' nod could reshuffle Emmy digital content game

    A 'House of Cards' nod could reshuffle Emmy digital content game
    In the TV business, an Emmy Awards campaign can function a lot like a billboard on Sunset Boulevard: a way for companies to announce their presence with authority to others in the game and to lure talent to future projects by staking out a highly...
  • Emmy campaigning is more competitive than ever

    Emmy campaigning is more competitive than ever
    When the producers of "Modern Family" claimed in a full-page Variety ad two years ago that curvaceous star Sofia Vergara would run naked down Sunset Boulevard if the ABC sitcom won the Emmy (it did, and she didn't), it may have seemed as if award...
  • 'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies

    'Desperate Housewives' actress who played Mrs. McCluskey dies
    Less than three weeks after nosy neighbor Mrs. McCluskey succumbed to lung cancer on the series finale of "Desperate Housewives," Kathryn Joosten — the actress who won two Emmy Awards for portraying the television character — has died of the...
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
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  • Dick Clark: An indelible impact on American pop music

     
    Dick Clark: As the music and TV industry mourns the passing of "America's oldest living teenager," who died on Wednesday of a heart attack at the age of 82, we remember the indelible mark Dick Clark left on pop music....