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2 hrs ago | The Age

Emmys boss accused of 'category fraud'

The television dramas Shameless and Orange Is the New Black are up for the comedy Emmy this year.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Observation deck fire at Rockefeller Plaza hurts 6

New York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Train Disaster, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Lamar Daily News

Kate Walsh is ready for good times as 'Bad Judge'

Played by Kate Walsh on this upcoming NBC sitcom, Judge Rebecca Wright is a clear break from the cool, polished Dr. Addison Montgomery she played for eight seasons on "Grey's Anatomy" and its spinoff, "Private Practice."

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Related Topix: Private Practice, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kate Walsh, Nurse Jackie, House

Lake Country Sun

Katherine Heigl returns to TV with new NBC series

She stars on the new fall series "State of Affairs," playing a CIA attache who informs the president on high-level incidents around the world.

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Related Topix: The Ugly Truth, One for the Money, Grey's Anatomy, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Katherine Heigl

Farmington Daily Times

NBC weighs return for Maya Rudolph variety show

This March 7, 2013 file photo shows actress Maya Rudolph performing at "The Music of Prince" tribute concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk

KCBD-TV Lubbock

New Cosby show could debut as soon as next summer

The series, described as a "classic, extended-family sitcom" with Cosby as the patriarch, is currently in the writing stage, NBC executives said at Sunday's session of the summer TV critics' tour.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

WFIE-TV Evansville

New Cosby show could debut as soon as next summer

The series, described as a "classic, extended-family sitcom" with Cosby as the patriarch, is currently in the writing stage, NBC executives said at Sunday's session of the summer TV critics' tour.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Family Ties, Celebrities, Michael J. Fox

Knutsford Guardian

Ex-Corrie actor 'wins cheese deal'

Coronation Street actors Helen Worth , Tina O'Brien and Sean Wilson with their 'Best Storyline' Awards, at the British Soap awards 2000 at the BBC TV studios.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Coronation Street, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Life, Food, Cheese, Helen Worth, Tina O'Brien, Sean Wilson

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Comic Con 2014 Saturday Schedule Features Marvel Studio, Warner Bros., Legendary and 'Fight Club'

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Fight Club, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Email Spam, Mad Max, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television

WHAS11

Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over a highway crash involving one of its drivers that left him seriously injured and a fellow comedian dead.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Tracy Morgan, Clayton County, GA, Jonesboro, GA, Louisville, KY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Divers, snorkelers converge for undersea 'concert'

Nearly 500 divers and snorkelers submerged themselves in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday for an underwater broadcast by a local radio station.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Children TV, Becker

Brandon Sun

'South Park' catalogue finds an exclusive new streaming home on Hulu website

Hulu is now the exclusive streaming home for the full run of Comedy Central's bad-boy animated series, "South Park" - all 244-and-counting episodes.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, South Park, Entertainment, Television, Matt Stone

USA Today

Amazon aims for 'Transparent' comedy

Amazon is readying 'Transparent,' a dark comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor as Mort, the patriarch of a chaotic Los Angeles Jewish clan who reveals a secret to his family: He wants to become Maura.

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Related Topix: Arrested Development, Entertainment, Television, Jeffrey Tambor, Drama

Tri-cityherald.com

Jeffrey Tambor as a man who is facing a big change

The veteran actor plays a man who, late in life, acts on his long-suppressed need to be a woman.

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Related Topix: The Larry Sanders Show, Entertainment, Television, Arrested Development, Jeffrey Tambor, Afternoon Delight, Drama

Lowell Sun

DVD Previews 'Rio 2' may be colorful but it's pale compared to original

"Rio 2" : Like the first movie, "Rio 2" looks great with vibrant colors and lovely animation that pop off the screen.

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Related Topix: Rio, Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Entertainment, Television, Flight of the Conchords, Jemaine Clement

WJRT

How Emmy's controversial category choices paid off, and this year's other trivia

According to the Emmy Awards ballot, True Detective isn't a miniseries, but Fargo and American Horror Story: Coven are.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Emmy Awards, Thriller, Fargo, Entertainment, Television, Shameless, Drama, Mad Men

Globe and Mail

Modelling a culture after The Simpsons

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play was staged at Playwrights Horizons in New York in 2013 and will have its Canadian premier next May. Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play was staged at Playwrights Horizons in New York in 2013 and will have its Canadian premier next May. I worry, as we all do, about the decimation of the human race from climate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fox News

Chainsaw in the neck: How surgeons saved one man from a traumatic accident

In a scene from "Untold Stories of the ER," surgeon Christine Toevs recreates the surgery that removed the chainsaw from James Valentine's neck .

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Untold Stories of the E.R., Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

KLIQ-FM Hastings

At "Sex Tape" Premiere, Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel Talk Love and Nudity

Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Ellie Kemper, Rob Lowe, and the other stars of the comedy Sex Tape hit the red carpet outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles Thursday night.

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Related Topix: How I Met Your Mother, Entertainment, Television, Jason Segel, Celebrities, Rob Lowe

Home

Ana Ortiz is proud of her TV show, 'Devious Maids'

Yes, the project came from two classy Hollywood acts: "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry and, serving as a producer, "Housewives" star Eva Longoria.

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Related Topix: Ugly Betty, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ana Ortiz, Desperate Housewives, Celebrities, Eva Longoria Parker, Hot Chicks, Eva Longoria

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