Murder and mayhem may be all in a days work for Robin Weigert on Sons of Anarchy. Yet in Concussion, she is absolutely stunning, delivering a killer performance that's gritty, raw, and sexy -- and so damn beautiful that you may just fall a little bit in love with her.
For decades now, Mickey Mouse has been the corporate symbol of The Walt Disney Company. Nice, safe and bland. But there are those at the Mouse House who remember when Disney's corporate symbol used to be really funny.
Tonight on PBS, I sit down with Bob Newhart who, after seven nominations and over 50 years in show business, recently won his first Emmy.
Sure, we've all decided on our favorite looks from the Emmy's. Some of us even had opinions before the stars set foot out of their cars. Like me with Lena Dunham. I always know she's going to look mildly disheveled. Is that fair? No. Is it true? Yes.
The range of TV shows and stars is so diverse today, that it wouldn't be hard to make the Emmys younger, sexier and more glamorous.
In a weekend where television heavyweights were celebrated throughout Hollywood, one event stood out for its choice of honorees. ICON MANN celebrated black men of influence in Hollywood on Friday night at the Peninsula Hotel during a pre-Emmy dinner.
For most of the big pop culture events, I host a Twitter party to discuss brand marketing in real time. We gather together to talk about how the brands are participating in events like The Super Bowl, The Oscars, and last night ... The Emmy Awards.
This photo is not usually taken by the subject, but rather by a friend (or even stranger) but preferably by a friend who can continue to take photos until you run out of storage or until the perfect editable image surfaces.
Twitter realized its natural connection with television opened up multiple opportunities. It could be more than the consumer home for social television: with key partnerships, acquisitions and new ad products, they could become an advertiser-friendly platform for brands and networks to reach viewers.
Neil Patrick Harris brought his B-minus game to the 65th annual Emmy Awards, the show featured a five-minute interpretive dance segment in the last hour of the broadcast, and there were so many memorial segments that "Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan was compelled to declare the 2013 Emmys "the saddest of all time" upon accepting his trophy. Yet despite all that, Sunday night's Emmy Awards were still more engaging, heartfelt and celebratory than this year's Oscars. What can Academy Awards producers learn from television's biggest night?
I think we do know where we are headed as a society and are reluctantly accepting of it. America is marching towards an ever increasing militarism, police who are brutal and proud of it, a continued degradation of the environment, a financial breakdown of both the poorest as well as the majority of middle class families, and our television shows reflect that now.
Let's remember that Dallas, the drama that made Hagman a household name, ran on CBS from 1978-1990, and was for many of those years the highest-rated series on television. Even when it began losing steam it remained in the coveted top ten.
Thank you, thank you, anonymous benefactor (Gary? Was that you?). How privileged we are to be privy to the uncensored inner thoughts of all these talented actors. We just had to share them with the world.
In 2002, "Late Show with David Letterman" won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Variety Series. It was a particularly deserved win: The Primetime Emmy award honors television programming that aired the prior June through May, which would include Letterman's touching and poignant return after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. It was Letterman's sixth win (for perspective, Letterman's hero, Johnny Carson, only won one Emmy for "The Tonight Show") and it would mark the last time anyone other than Jon Stewart has won the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Series.
Fraser is so good in Breaking Bad that the Emmy season buzz had her in the running for a well earned guest star Emmy nod.
And now Emmy nominee Schwartz has created a special treat for Arrested Development fans showing them how to play the show's theme song on the ukelele. If you don't own a ukelele already, this may make you want to go out and get one...