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Top Emmy Nominees Leaked

In a significant breach of security, the top-ten finalists in each category of the Primetime Emmy Awards were disclosed Monday by the website TheEnvelope.com, operated by the Los Angeles Times. According to the website, the...

Rosie May Replace Barker On Price Is Right

Rosie O'Donnell has confirmed on her blog Monday that she will meet with producers of The Price Is Right about the possibility of replacing retiring host Bob Barker as the next host of the game...

Barker Goes Out With A Roar

On the same night that CBS aired a repeat of Bob Barker's final appearance on The Price Is Right, Barker received his 19th Daytime Emmy award for outstanding game show. Accepting the award during the...

Idol Producers Pull Out Of Emmys Deal

Ken Warwick and Nigel Lythgoe, the two executive producers of American Idol, have backed out of producing the Emmys telecast in September, the TV academy announced Friday. The pair said that their current commitments and...

Will And Grace Creators Settle

The creators of Will and Grace have settled their lawsuit with the popular US sitcom's television network, NBC.David Kohan and Jason 'Max' Mutchnick had demanded $55 million (£27 million) from NBC in 2003 when they...

By on 30 April 2007

Life On Mars Comes To An End

Millions of viewers are expected to tune in tonight for the final episode of BBC1's Life On Mars.Over the past two series detective inspector Sam Tyler, played by John Simm, has been stuck in the...

By on 10 April 2007

Espn Leads In Sports Emmy Nods

As usual, ESPN dominated nominations for Sports Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. ESPN received 26 nominations, but NBC, thanks in large part to its coverage...

Light Shines On Daytime Emmys

CBS nabbed 57 nominations for Daytime Emmy Awards Wednesday -- the most of any network -- with the daddy of all daytime dramas, CBS's The Guiding Light, which debuted on television in 1952, being showered...

Idol Producers To Take Reins Of Emmy Telecast

In an apparent effort to draw younger viewers back to the annual Primetime Emmy Awards show, the TV academy has tapped Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, the executive producers of American Idol, to oversee the...

Cbs Struggles To Stay Ahead

CBS may still wear the crown as the television network with the largest audience, but it was apparent from its latest quarterly report that the crown sits uneasily on its head. Profits jumped 26 percent,...

Posthumous Emmys Go To Peter Jennings

"Iraq: Where Things Stand," a series of reports by the late ABC News anchor Peter Jennings that aired ten weeks before he disclosed that he had lung cancer, won two News & Documentary Emmy Awards...

Ptc Demanding Fcc Fine Nbc For Emmy Remarks

L. Brent Bozell's Parents Television Council, which has spearheaded the campaign against indecent language on television, has demanded that the FCC fine NBC for not censoring the comments by actresses Helen Mirren and Calista Flockhart...

Emmy Falls But Remains On Top

Sunday night's Emmy Awards telecast may have tumbled sharply in the ratings from last year, but for a show airing in August -- prior to this year, it had usually aired in September -- it...

Nbc Apologizes For Emmy Skit

NBC apologized Monday for the opening skit on Sunday night's Emmy Awards that included a Lost-like plane crash. The skit aired on the same night as earlier news programs described a fatal plane accident in...

Critics Praise Emmys Show

Emmy voters, often hooted by TV critics after the awards are presented, were generally being congratulated all around by them for, as Verne Gay remarked in today's Newsday, finally getting it right -- awarding 24...

Emmys Slump In Ratings

August and Pirates conspired to knock down the ratings for this year's Emmy awards to an average 9.2 rating and a 15 share versus last year's 12.5/20. Last year, however, the awards show aired in...

Spelling Tribute Set To Air During Emmys

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has added a tribute to the late Aaron Spelling to Sunday night's Emmy awards telecast. Among those due to appear in the segment are several stars of Spelling-produced...

Tv Guide Channel Plugs Joan Rivers' 1000th Red-carpet Interview

Although some may wonder who's been doing the counting, TV Guide Channel said Tuesday that Joan and Melissa Rivers will be conducting their 1000th red-carpet interview Sunday during the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (They'll...

South Park Learns Not To Mess With Tom Cruise

An episode of The Simpsons, "The Seemingly Neverending Story," beat out "Trapped in a Closet," the Tom Cruise/Scientology episode of South Park, to win the Emmy for best animated series. The victory was announced Saturday...

O'brien Lays Into Abc For Letting Loose Pirates Against Emmys

Conan O'Brien, who will host NBC's telecast of the Aug. 27 Emmy Awards, has criticized ABC's decision to air Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl against it. In the past, rival...

Pbs Shines In News Emmy Nominations

Although it operates with a budget that is only a fraction of that of the major broadcast networks and cable news networks, PBS received 33 nominations Tuesday for the 27th annual News & Documentary Emmy...

Emmy Nominees Announced

The Fox drama 24 and the TNT miniseries Into the West took front and center today (Thursday) as the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominations for this year's Emmy Awards. 24 received half...

American Dreams Dashed

The US TV drama series that brought back the AMERICAN BANDSTAND era and featured modern pop stars portraying their 1960s heroes has been axed. AMERICAN DREAMS, which has featured USHER as MARVIN GAYE, ALICIA...

Emmy Speeches To Be Cut

Bosses of America's prestigious EMMY AWARDS are cutting down on the number of acceptance speeches, in an effort to entice more TV viewers. Only 14 million viewers tuned in to watch the three-hour prize-giving...

Reubens Thrilled With Saturday Night Live Failure

Actor PAUL REUBENS is grateful to bosses of comedy show SATURDAY LIGHT LIVE for rejecting him, because it helped him secure his success as PEE-WEE HERMAN. The scandal-plagued screen star was initially horrified when...

Six Feet Under Is Going Under

American TV series SIX FEET UNDER will end after the upcoming fifth season, the show's creator ALAN BALL has confirmed. Ball, who is also executive producer on the black comedy, has told American cable...

Newman And Connick Jr Pick Up Music Emmys

RANDY NEWMAN and HARRY CONNICK JR picked up musical EMMY AWARDS over the weekend (19SEP04) for American TV hits. Newman was honoured for his title theme music for hit comedy MONK, while crooner Connick...

Original Daisy Duke Gives Jessica The Ok

The original DAISY DUKE has nothing but praise for JESSICA SIMPSON, who landed the coveted DUKES OF HAZZARD part last week (ends17SEP04), but she assures the pop star she'll have to get into shape for...

Hilton Gives Degeneres Red Carpet Lessons

Comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES took steps to prepare for her appearance at Sunday's (19SEP04) EMMY AWARDS today (14SEP04), by getting red carpet lessons from PARIS HILTON. DeGeneres will appear at the star-studded Los Angeles event...

Shatner And Stone Receive Emmy Honours

SHARON STONE and WILLIAM SHATNER both picked up creative arts EMMY AWARDS last Sunday (12SEP04) for their guest appearances in ABC drama series THE PRACTICE. The awards are for technical and creative achievements such...

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