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Thursday | City Pages

Iggy Azalea to play TCF Stadium for U of M Homecoming

The rise of "Fancy" rapper Iggy Azalea continues. After playing the Fine Line just two years ago, the "realest" Australian pop star will join exclusive company -- U2 , Passion Pit , Imagine Dragons , Atmosphere -- who have performed at the University of Minnesota's TCF Stadium.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, University of Minnesota

Thursday | Al Bawaba

OSN shows scoop top accolades at 66th Annual Primetime Emmys

The rich, star-studded line-up of the best and most popular television series, available only on the region's leading pay-TV network, OSN, bagged record-breaking awards at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, Modern Family

Wed Aug 27, 2014

She Knows

Spoiler Alert: Parenthood teaser during Emmys gives something major away

NBC put out a new promo video for Parenthood Season 6 and it just so happens to reveal a massive spoiler.

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Related Topix: Parenthood, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Pop/Rock

E! Online

Emmys Ratings: 2014 Monday Ceremony Pulls in More Than 15 Million Viewers

The 2014 Emmys ratings are in! The telecast hosted by Seth Meyers on NBC pulled in 15.6 million viewers and a 4.2 rating in the coveted 18-49 demographic.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Breaking Bad

The Winnipeg Free Press

The reviews are in for Meyers and the verdict is... mixed

How'd Seth Meyers do in his debut as host of the Emmys? So far, the critics seem to think the Late Night comedian was not at all bad, especially considering the degree of difficulty he faced.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Saturday Night Live, Television, Emmy Awards, Seth Meyers, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

2014 Primetime Emmy Awards: Moving Robin Williams tribute by Billy Crystal

Not surprising " Breaking Bad " dominated with the most wins at five Monday night on NBC 's live telecast of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards .

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 26, 2014

New York Post

Awards-show fatigue has officially set in

Say what you want about Seth Meyers , Weird Al Yankovic , Sofia Vergara or anything else connected to Monday night's Emmycast - but the fact is that it lost over 2 million viewers from last year's show.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Primetime, Entertainment, Television, Good Morning America

AndPOP.com

Emmys 2014 Recap: The Winners, The Losers & Everything Inbetween

Then comes Emmy night. And then comes my blind rage. Because at this point, it's been the same winners for the last four years.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Seinfeld, Veep, Comedy, Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Breaking Bad, Pop/Rock

Genesee Country Express

Exclusive: Producer Mike Shoemaker Gives the Backstory on This Year's Emmy Telecast

In planning this year's Emmy Awards , host Seth Meyers and his executive producer, Mike Shoemaker , took a cue from the Golden Globes.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Backstory, Publishing, Media, TV Guide, Pop/Rock

Lite 98.7

Watch Weird Al's Hilarious TV Show Theme-Song Medley at the 2014 Emmys [VIDEO]

Musical montages are hardly unexpected at awards shows. At the Oscars and Golden Globes, in fact, they're an annual tradition.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Jon Hamm, Scandal, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Ghost, Drama Movies, Weird

Los Angeles Times

Emmy highlights and flubs, surprises and snubs

Bryan Cranston marks his fourth Emmy win for his role as Walter White in the last season of "Breaking Bad."

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston, Pop/Rock

Candymag.com

LOL of the Day: Moments From the Emmy Awards 2014

Even if you haven't seen or aren't a huge fan of the shows nominated for this year's Emmy Awards , we guarantee you'll still be entertained by the show.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Seth Meyers kept Emmycast pleasant and brisk

There were few if any surprises in Monday's awards. This, of course, wasn't Meyers' call.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Pop/Rock

Manchester Journal

Seth Meyers kept Emmycast pleasant and brisk

Amy Poehler, left, and Host Seth Meyers speak on stage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Pop/Rock

MilkandCookies

Weird Al Yankovic and Andy Samberg Parody TV Show Theme Songs

Weird Al Yankovic and Andy Samberg put a literal twist on the theme songs of the year's biggest nominees at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

WSJ Media and Advertising

Emmys 2014: Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic Spoof 'Game of Thrones,' 'Modern Family'

A surefire way to get everyone's attention watching the Emmys? Have "Weird Al" Yankovic perform a medley of TV theme songs with his own lyrics as to what the show's about.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Weird, Advertising

Hollywood Reporter

Emmys: Weird Al Takes on 'Game of Thrones' and 'Scandal' in His Latest Hilarious Parody

Wish theme songs had lyrics like in the good old days? Weird Al Yankovic has you covered - at least for this year's drama series nominees at the Emmys.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Weird, Entertainment

WSJ Media and Advertising

Emmys 2014: Live Blogging the Awards Show

The 66th Emmy Awards may bring large-scale drama to the small screen tonight, depending on the fates of shows such as HBO's "True Detective," AMC 's But it's a tight race in categories beyond outstanding drama and comedy.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Scandal, Kerry Washington, Game of Thrones, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts

Hypebot

OK Go, Weird Al, and the YouTube Shortcut to the Top of the Charts

By John Dilley of HighSpeedInternet.com . Eight years ago, OK Go showed us that with one camera, four treadmills, and a whole lot of creativity you can use YouTube to get a hit record.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Weird

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Rick Perry is WWD's Man of the Week: He got a.....

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's average grade was based on his personal style from head to toe.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Pop/Rock

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