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Emmy Awards

Mad Men Has A Decent Shot At A Record 5th Best Drama Emmy, But Should It Win?

William Bradley | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It would make perfect sense for Mad Men to win its record-setting fifth Best Drama Emmy. And it's high time for Jon Hamm, after eight nominations for his masterful performance as the iconic Don Draper, to finally take the Best Actor prize.

This Woman's 'Orange Is The New Black' Impressions Are Spot On

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.26.2015 | Entertainment

This YouTuber has taken her love for "Orange Is the New Black" to a whole new level.  As her way of congratulating the show (and its ca...

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

AMC Truly Proves Story Does Matter

Darryl Woodard | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

"You really like those AMC shows don't you?" a woman asked me recently. To which I said, "Yes, I do." For AMC means it when they say story matters here. Also, it's their compelling characters who give depth to their stories. Therefore, both story and characters matter at AMC.

Jim Parsons Carries "An Act of God," Broadway's Latest Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.

Downton Abbey, Grantchester and Beyond: Q&A With Composer John Lunn

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If you want a spectacular score to accompany your British drama series, then look no further than John Lunn, the maestro behind the music for Grantchester, Little Dorrit, The White Queen, Shetland and Downton Abbey.

Jason Biggs Explains Why He Won't Appear On This Season Of 'OITNB'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.26.2015 | Entertainment

Jason Biggs will be watching wistfully from afar when Season 3 of "Orange Is The New Black" premieres on June 12. But Biggs, who's starring in the Bro...

Beyond Amazon Prime: Transparent in Real Life

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

Alana Sholar and Bobbie Thompson are a married couple. That in itself isn't very unique, however, Alana is a male-to-female trans woman, Bobbie is her supportive cis-gender spouse and they live in central Kentucky which does make their story very unique.

Emmy Awards Announce Major Rules Change

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.20.2015 | Entertainment

The Television Academy announced some major changes to its voting rules on Friday, further defining the differences between comedy and drama series. A...

And the Award for Best CPR Performance Goes To...

Marion Leary | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Marion Leary

With CPR so visible in everyday life, surely everyone must know how important it is to be trained in this lifesaving skill, right?

In Conversation With Pili Montilla

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment
Adriana Teresa Letorney

"My dad has always been a great inspiration to me. He actually celebrates when I don't book a job. He says: "Pili, every 'no' is getting you closer to a 'yes'." It's a mindset that has really helped me push through those rough times."

A Q&A With American Horror Story's Naomi ("Pepper") Grossman

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.18.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Emmys were awarded to actors for playing the most bizarre characters on TV, then Naomi Grossman would surely have to clear a space on the mantle.

Did 2015 Oscar Host Neil Patrick Harris Just Become the Most Powerful Gay Man in Hollywood?

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 12.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

Through Barney, through the extra-curricular work he did while playing him for nine seasons, and through the work he's done since, NPH has made a name for himself that many formerly typecast TV stars would envy: his own.

VMAs and Emmys: Hair Styles We Didn't See

Gina Rivera | Posted 11.17.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

Big at the VMAs, but not so much at the Emmys, was the ponytail. Ariana Grande had a beautiful, high ponytail in creamy mocha, reminiscent of the late 60s and 70s, for her appearance on the red carpet and performance at the VMAs.

The Most Important Thing I Learned While Interning At The Emmys

Julia Schemmer | Posted 11.09.2014 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

What began as a tribute to my favorite movie, Mary Poppins, transformed into a mantra of finding the adventure in the mundane, the ordinary and the conventional.

"You Nailed It!" How to Kill a Television Interview

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 11.02.2014 | Media
Stacy Slotnick

Inside the Nokia Theatre at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on August 25, host Seth Meyers keenly observed that agents habitually tell their clients, "You are crushing it right now" or "Just killing it, buddy."

Emmys 2014, All Rerun Winners

Darryl Woodard | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Yes it's been over since past Monday night's August 25th gala event. But what was the entertainment public left with after celebrating television's highest annual ceremonial awards? The answer is rerun winners.

Breaking Bad, Sherlock, and Television's Golden Age of Anti-Heroes

William Bradley | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Whether all these figures are anti-heroes, or in some cases something else entirely, is an interesting question. As is the question of why anti-heroes are so important in quality television. Short form answer is that they match the times. It's a mostly cynical and sour era, with little faith in institutions or, generally speaking, leaders.

Red Carpet Moments

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

B.A.F.T.A. (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) held their high pre-Emmy tea Saturday afternoon at the luxurious SLS hotel. This industry party continues its solid draw as a talent magnet, with many notables of the red carpet and at the exclusive party beyond.

5 Homes of 2014 Emmy Award Winners

Redfin | Posted 10.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

In the wake of the 66th Annual Emmy Awards, Redfin decided to take a look at some of the homes of the biggest winners of the night. Read on to get a closer look at how these stars live when you're not watching them on screen.

The 2014 Emmy Gifting Suites

Zorianna Kit | Posted 10.25.2014 | Style
Zorianna Kit

In the days leading up to the Emmy Awards, gifting lounges around Los Angeles took over various hotels, enticing celebrities with the latest in electronics, beauty treatments, vacations and more.

Timothy Stenovec

Netflix Actually Won Big At Last Night's Emmys

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.31.2014 | Technology

By one very important measure, Netflix looked like a big loser at Monday night's Emmy Awards. The streaming network had been nominated for 31 Prim...

There's Just Something About Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 10.26.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

To get to the bottom of Louis-Dreyfus' appeal, one has to examine the facts: She's irrefutably beautiful, but is no girlie-girl and prefers the company of men who better appreciate her bawdy, take-no-prisoners outlook on life. Though she was born in New York City, the actress taps into an easy accessibility that makes her a relatable "everywoman."

The 2014 Emmy Awards, As Tweeted

Jim Joseph | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Joseph

I hosted yet another Twitter party during the 2014 Emmy Awards at #EmmyExp. The gang gets together mostly to talk about the marketing, but we end up rapping about just about everything related to the awards show.

The 2014 Emmys: An Okay Show, But Was It Really Appropriate to Single Out Robin Williams?

Michael Russnow | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

I think the producers sometimes succumb to the emotion of the moment and don't stop to think that in honoring one in the manner they did for Williams it does a huge disservice to those who are shown for a second or so with an 8x10 glossy.