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Entertainer Eartha Kitt Dead At 81

Eartha Kitt, who rose to sudden fame 56 years ago as a cast member of Broadway's New Faces of 1952 , a kind of American Idol of its day in which unknown but remarkable talent...

Us Singer And Actress Eartha Kitt Dies

US singer and actress Eartha Kitt has died at the age of 81, her publicist has confirmed.The Santa Baby star was receiving treatment for colon cancer at a New York hospital and died on Thursday...

By on 26 December 2008

Brits Sweep The Board At International Emmy Awards

Seven of the ten awards on offer at the International Emmys were taken by British recipients in New York last night.David Suchet and Lucy Cohu took the top acting prizes, for their work in Maxwell...

By on 25 November 2008

Suchet Leads British Nominations At International Emmys

David Suchet has been nominated for an International Emmy for his portrayal of media tycoon Robert Maxwell.The BBC 4 drama Maxwell joins a number of British shows nominated for the television awards, including Shaun the...

By on 14 October 2008

Couric Loses; Rather Wins At News Emmys

CBS News With Katie Couric went away empty-handed at the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York. But Couric's predecessor, Dan Rather, was a winner for an episode of his HDNet program...

Nbc Wins By A Touchdown

NBC continued to mow down the competition in what was officially the last week of the summer season, with Sunday Night Football attracting an astonishing 22.2 million viewers. On Fox the season debut of Fox's...

30 Rock Takes Acting And Writing Honours At Television Emmys

Comedy series 30 Rock was a major winner at the US television Emmy awards, with four prizes, while John Adams took five.NBC's 30 Rock, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a live entertainment show,...

By on 22 September 2008

Comedienne Ellen Degeneres Marries Portia De Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres and her long-term partner Portia de Rossi have married, it has been confirmed.The TV presenter and her actress partner have been dating since 2004 and the former announced their plans to marry during...

By on 18 August 2008

Tv Academy Imparts Respectability To Al Jazeera English

Al Jazeera English, which has tried to establish itself as a distinct news channel, independent of its Arab counterpart, received its first recognition from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Wednesday. The...

Trio Of Prizes For Mad Men In Us Critics' Awards Show

Mad Men has won three prizes at the US Television Critics Association (TCA) awards.The 1960s-set drama - which screened on BBC4 in the UK - was named programme of the year for its unflinching portrayal...

By on 21 July 2008

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

Two Emmy Groups May Face Off Again

Raising the possibility of a new set-to between the two organizations that hand out Emmy Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), the group that hands out Emmys for daytime, news, documentaries,...

Venezuelan Tv Company Deems The Simpsons "Inappropriate"

A Venezuelan TV channel has deemed THE SIMPSONS "inappropriate" and removed it from its daily slot at 11.00 local time.Elba Guillen, a spokesperson for Televen, confirmed that the decision was due to viewer complaints received...

By on 08 April 2008

Juno Star Says Work Has Started On Arrested Development Film

A movie version of cancelled TV show Arrested Development is closer than ever, according to Jason Bateman.The Juno star said in February that discussions for a film based on the award-winning show had begun hesitantly,...

By on 04 March 2008

Arrested Development Film Mooted

A cinematic version of cancelled TV show Arrested Developed could be on the way, it has been confirmed.Despite winning six Emmy awards, a Golden Globe for leading man Jason Bateman, a spot in Time magazine's...

By on 05 February 2008

Brits Rule International Emmys

British programming has ruled the roost at the 35th annual International Emmy awards in New York, with BBC productions coming up trumps.UK TV shows won seven out of their eight nominations at the Manhattan ceremony,...

By on 20 November 2007

Brits Lead International Emmy Nominations

Stephen Fry, Victoria Wood and Jim Broadbent are all in the running for an International Emmy, after the nominations were announced yesterday.Fry - currently garnering critical acclaim for his documentary HIV and Me, has been...

By on 09 October 2007

Nfl Crushes Emmy

In past years, a gentlemen's agreement by the networks removed heavy competition from whichever network was airing the Emmy awards. The result was that the awards ceremony was generally one of the highest-rated shows of...

Critics Pass Judgment On Seacrest

Critics gave Ryan Seacrest mixed notices for his role as host of Sunday night's Emmy Awards. Matthew Gilbert in the Boston Globe said that "Seacrest benefited from rampant not-so-great expectations." David Bianculli in the New...

At Emmys, It's Mob Rule For Final Time

Last season's lowest-rated network was the biggest winner at Sunday night's 59th annual Emmy Awards bash, while last season's top-rated network took only a single trophy. NBC took home seven awards, including best comedy series...

Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

Christina Aguilera has done little to dispel rumours she is expecting her first child following a hint-filled evening at the Emmy awards.Pregnancy rumours have followed the 26-year-old since June, and despite her best efforts arriving...

By on 17 September 2007

Sopranos Hope For Emmy Farewell

Hit US TV drama The Sopranos is favourite to scoop up the Emmys for its last ever season at this year's awards.The mob drama wrapped up the final episode of its eight-year history earlier this...

By on 16 September 2007

Cowell Wants To Help Britney

X Factor judge Simon Cowell and his fellow American Idol judges have announced that they are willing to help Britney Spears get her career back on track.Speaking to Fox News, the judges of the hit...

By on 14 September 2007

50 Cent Says Kanye Got "Carried Away"

Rapper 50 Cent has said that Kanye West's outburst against MTV after the video music awards was uncalled for, stating that the Gold Digger star may have overreacted.The two music industry rivals' albums were launched...

By on 13 September 2007

Comics Remarks About Jesus Censored By E! Channel

E! Entertainment Channel has removed comments about Jesus that comic Kathy Griffin made during last weekend's presentations of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, scheduled to air on E! Saturday. "A lot of people come up...

Racy Timberlake Video Wins Emmy

A risque spoof music video featuring Justin Timberlake received the critical acclaim to match its popular appeal after being awarded with an Emmy last night.The unprintable D*** in a Box, about the practise of presenting...

By on 10 September 2007

Emmy Group Demands Title Of Snl Spoof Video Be Changed

It may be one of the most-watched videos in the history of YouTube, but the Justin Timberlake-Andy Samberg video "D**k in a Box," originally produced for Saturday Night Live, has hit a stone wall with...

Seacrest To Host Emmys

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has been selected to host this year's Emmy Awards, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced today (Monday). The Awards show is scheduled to air on September 16. It...

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