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A Proper Send Off

August 20th, 2014 7:24pm EDT
Billy Crystal To Lead Emmys Tribute To Robin Williams
Comedian Billy Crystal will lead a tribute honoring his late friend Robin Williams during Monday night's Emmy Awards.

Emmys producer Don Mischer told E! Online, "We felt we needed to do something powerful and memorable. Billy seemed like the perfect choice."

Mischer said in a statement last week: "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion. While we are all still coming to terms with this week's tragic news, we are working to give Robin Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves."

Crystal and Williams co-starred in the 1997 film "Father's Day" and collabo...
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Creative Arts Emmys 2014: HBO Tops Winners List (Complete List)

August 17th, 2014 8:12am EDT
Creative Arts Emmys 2014: HBO Tops Winners List (Complete List)
Yes folks, there was an award ceremony last night.

The Prime Time Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held Saturday night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles to honor programs and individual achievements. The ceremony, held the week before the bigger Prime Time Emmys, honored the many talented individuals who work behind the scenes as well as guest performers who appeared in TV series.

Taking home the most Emmy awards was HBO with 15 awards, followed by NBC with 10; PBS with 8; FOX and Netflix tied with 7; CBS with 6; ABC had 5 respectfully. You can see the complete tabulation of awards here....
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Transgender 'Orange Is The New Black' Star Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

July 10th, 2014 11:56pm EDT
Transgender 'Orange Is The New Black' Star Laverne Cox Makes Emm
Transgender actress Laverne Cox made history on Thursday by becoming the first openly transgender person to earn an Emmy nomination.

Cox, who plays transgender prisoner Sophia Burset in the Netflix series "Orange Is The New Black," will compete for the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series award against co-stars Uzo Aduba and Natasha Lyonee as well as Joan Cusack (Shameless) and Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live).

The popular series earned a total of 12 nominations, including nominations for Taylor Schilling (Best Actress) and Kate Mulgrew (Best Supporting Actress).

Cox is thr...
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2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

July 10th, 2014 10:57am EDT
2014 Emmy Nominations Announced
Actress Mindy Kaling and TV host Carson Daly announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles this morning.

True Detective, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Downton Abbey and House of Cards will battle it out for Outstanding Drama Series, while True Detective stars Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey will fight for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series against Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) and Kevin Spacey (House of Cards).

Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Veep, Orange Is the New Black, Silicon Valley and Louie will vie fo...
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Seth Meyers Named Host Of The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards

April 25th, 2014 8:01pm EDT
Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers has been named the host of the 2014 Prime Time Emmy Awards.

The talk show host was chosen on Thursday and will host the 66th annual awards ceremony on August 25. The event will be held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., and air on NBC.

"Seth is such a talented performer and writer, and we know he will bring something unique to hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards," said Television Academy head Bruce Rosenblum.

Meyers previously hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY awards and was the emcee at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner.

Meyers' fellow late-night hosts Jimmy Fa...
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TV Ratings: End Of 'Dexter' Kills Rivals

September 28th, 2013 10:46am EDT
'Dexter'
During the first week of some season premieres, no show could top football or the Emmys. The latter show, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, was up by several million viewers, to 17.76 million, ranking #2 for the week behind NFL Football.

FOX’s ‘Sleepy Hollow’ was the first big debut, and it didn’t disappoint: The drama took in a very promising 10.1 million viewers on Monday. The season premiere of ‘New Girl’ did fine with 5.5 million viewers, but ‘The Mindy Project’ tanked with 3.8 million.

There were finales galore, too, mostly on cable: The end of ‘Dexter’ set a Showtime record with 2.8 mi...
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Sofia Vergara Wore $7 Million In Jewelry To Emmys

September 23rd, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Sofia Vergara
When you're TV's highest paid actress, you can splurge on jewelry when attending TV's highest awards - but what about $7 million for two earrings and two rings?

Sofia Vergara stunned the Emmy red carpet with her curvy figure and dazzling jewelry. People reports the Modern Family star was wearing over $7 million in accessories, thanks in part to the size of those jewels.

The beautiful actress was adorned with 161 carats. Her earrings were platinum and equipped with rubies, sapphires and Colombian emeralds from her home country.  

On her right hand she wore a 40-carat Columbian emerald and...
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Sarah Silverman Wore A $60 Little Black Dress At The Emmy Awards

September 23rd, 2013 3:00pm EDT
Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman bought her Emmys dress on the internet for just $60. The actress/comedienne wore a short little black dress with matching pumps.

"I'm wearing that Stop Staring. I got it online for $60. Doesn't it look just as good as anything fancy and expensive?" she told Ryan Seacrest.

The Stop Staring! store features designs inspired by the 1940s and 1950s. We have to give her credit for being thrifty and making fashion accessible for non-celebs.

Silverman stopped by to chat with the E! host and scooped her hair behind her ear, explaining: "I've been told to do this."

"To show the to...
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Merritt Wever Stuns Emmy Audience With Win And Seconds-Long Speech

September 23rd, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Merritt Wever
Many stars claim they didn't have a speech prepared after winning an award, but we may have just witnessed an occasion when it was true.

Merritt Wever won an upset victory over stars such as Jane Lynch, Julie Bowen, and Sofia Vergara in the competition for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for her role in Nurse Jackie.

Wever was filmed mouthing "holy s---" to co-star Edie Falco when it was announced she had won. Still stunned as she took the stage, Wever blurted, "Oh my God, thanks so much. Thank you so much. Um, I gotta go. Bye!"

Viewers, used to long speeches a...
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Jon Hamm & Amy Poehler To Host Party For Emmy Losers

September 22nd, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Jon Hamm
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm knows what it's like to lose, so he's hosting a special party for the losers of tonight's Emmy Awards. The actor is nominated for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for his portrayal of Don Draper in "Mad Men." However, he's been nominated, and lost, five times.
 
He and another former Emmy loser, Amy Poehler, decided to hold a celebration for those who don't win awards.
 
Hamm told Eonline.com, "We figured that the winners get celebrated enough so we thought it was about time that the losers get celebrated. And Poehler and I are friends from a long time ago ...
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