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1 hr ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

HBO, Netflix showered with Emmy nominations

Emmy nominations not only reflect the best and brightest among the shows we all love to watch -- they also reflect a major change in the way viewers watch them.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, House of Cards

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Andy Samberg wins Just for Laughs comedy person of the year award

American "Saturday Night Live" alum Andy Samberg and Vancouver native Seth Rogen are among the winners of this year's Just For Laughs Awards.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg, Nathan for You

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Tonight's TV picks: Amy Poehler's brother gets shot at sitcom

The five remaining chefs prepare dishes for comic book legend Stan Lee. The winning contestant is featured in Better Homes and Gardens and gets a flight session on a private jet -- but no pressure.


Related Topix: The King of Queens, Entertainment, Television


Emmys 2014: a Orange is the New Blacka sa comedy nomination is this yeara s defining moment

Critics' jobs often fall under the category of saying when someone got something wrong.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Emmys nominations odds, ends, facts and figures

PROUD TO BE NOMINATED: "Orange Is the New Black" co-star Laverne Cox is breaking down another barrier: She's the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy.


Related Topix: Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Celebrities, Nathan Lane, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Kimmel

Emmy surprises: 'Silicon Valley' breaks into comedy field

As usual, the list of Emmy nominations announced on Thursday was teeming with surprises -- some pleasant and others not so much.


Related Topix: The Office, Entertainment

Farmington Daily Times

Stars react to 66th Emmy Awards nominations

I think someone is in trouble, someone is in jail, I'm in trouble, what could possibly be wrong? I immediately go to that place, and it's my publicist saying congratulations.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Matt LeBlanc, The Big Bang Theory

My FOX Chicago

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston, Drama

NBC works the angles of comedy

Greg Poehler stars as an accountant to the stars who moves to Sweden to be with his girlfriend and her family in the new NBC sitcom "Welcome to Sweden."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Parks and Recreation

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced Stand Up To Cancer Canada

Dan Aykroyd lost his business manager to cancer just this week, Kyle MacLachlan saw both of his parents die from the disease, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson's husband won a battle against it as a teen.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family, Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

'General Hospital' spoilers: Maxie announces she is getting married

Viewers of "General Hospital" have loved watching the chemistry between Maxie Jones and Nathan West.


Related Topix: General Hospital, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Bellingham Herald

Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields reunite for TV movie

Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields, who co-starred on the hit sitcom "The Facts of Life," are teaming in a new Hallmark Channel movie called "For Better Or For Worse," airing July 19. Spelling and Garth, who became stars on "Beverly Hills, 90210" in the '90s, recently got back together in an ABC Family sitcom called "Mystery Girls."


Related Topix: The Facts of Life, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kim Fields, Lisa Whelchel

Bellingham Herald

Vintage stars return for real-life 'Heartbreakers'

Departing from its usual true-crime reality fare, the network is unrolling "Heartbreakers," which brings back stars from the past in scripted melodramas that happen to be based on true life.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soap Opera, Melrose Place, Celebrities, Jack Wagner, Luner, KY, Jamie Luner

San Bernardino County Sun

Operation Comedy: Long Beach Laugh Factory to host free monthly performances for veterans

Former Army infantryman Jon Stites is on a mission - to make veterans laugh, at any cost.


Related Topix: Chappelle's Show, Entertainment, Television, Life, Veteran Affairs, Los Angeles, CA

WSNX-FM Grand Rapids

LISTEN: Wale Releases New Song Featuring Clip From 'Seinfeld'

Wale is giving a nod to comedian Jerry Seinfeld in his latest release. He released his new song "The Followers," which features a clip from "The Switch" episode of "Seinfeld."


Related Topix: Seinfeld, Entertainment, Television, Wale, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld

KURB-FM Little Rock

Ellen DeGeneres Ready for 'Next Phase' of Her Career with Lifestyle Brand

Ellen DeGeneres is ready to enter the "next phase" of her career. The comedian and talk show host tells Women's Wear Daily she's launching a lifestyle brand dubbed E.D. Though the letters represent her initials, the name of the brand actually comes from a nickname, "Ed," given to her by wife Portia de Rossi.


Related Topix: Ellen, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Ellen DeGeneres

WTAX-AM Springfield

a Full Housea star headed back to TV

Actress Candace Cameron Bure has landed a leading role in a new TV movie series based on "True Blood" author Charlaine Harris' "Aurora Teagarden" mystery books.


Related Topix: Children TV, Candace Cameron Bure, Full House, Entertainment, Television, Vampire News


Mila Kunis: Ashton Kutcher was my first kiss

The actress has a thriving career and baby on the way with fiance Ashton Kutcher.


Related Topix: That '70s Show, Entertainment, Television

The Macon Telegraph

Rob Owen: Summertime sitcoms fizzle

July brings with it a bounty of scripted comedies on both broadcast and cable networks but the results are more fizzle than sizzle.


Related Topix: Ben and Kate, Entertainment, Television, Wedding, The Daily Show, Happy Endings

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Three generations plus soap opera star to perform 'The Foreigner'

Jill Larson, known for her character Opal Cortland on the daytime drama, "All My Children," will perform in the Totem Pole Playhouse performance of "The Foreigner" with Ken Jenkins, left, and his son Dan Jenkins.


Related Topix: All My Children, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Jill Larson, Scrubs, Ken Jenkins, Fayetteville, PA, Opinion