GRAMMY SHOWS SOME COUNTRY LOVE
The Recording Academy is spreading the goodwill to Nashville this September with a "Grammy Salute to Country Music." Singer Vince Gill will be honored during the broadcast, which makes up for the minor tiff the singer had with the academy when he declined to perform on this year's Grammy awards. Todd Martens has the details on the Pop & Hiss blog.
VENICE FILM FEST HIGHLIGHTS
The lineup for the 66th Venice International Film Festival has been announced, but with so many movies, which ones are worth paying attention to? Flip through our gallery of highlights from the fest to learn which flicks have buzz behind them.
THE DRAMA OF THE DRAMA EMMY
With so many great dramatic series on TV this year, the race for outstanding drama series at the Emmys will be one to watch closely. Tom O'Neil analyzes the nominees and reveals exactly what they need to win (potentially as little as 15% of the vote?).