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1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago |

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.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

16 hrs ago | 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)


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 .


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.


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


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.


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

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Justin Theroux Says 'It Doesn't Feel Like a Hardship' to Be with Jennifer Aniston

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston have been engaged for about two years, with tabloids coming out with weekly reports about their relationship and their upcoming wedding, and even speculating if Aniston is pregnant.


Related Topix: Friends, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Jennifer Aniston, Wedding

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

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