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11 First-Time Emmy Nominees Before They Were Famous

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Who doesn't love awards season? The nominations, the snubs, the drama -- it's what we live for. While we'll have to wait to see who takes home som...

Emmy Nominations Predictions: True Detective and Orange Is the New Black Will Lead Among New TV Shows

Tom O'Neil | Posted 07.09.2014 | TV
Tom O'Neil

Look for True Detective, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Orange Is the New Black to be among the new TV series breaking into the Emmy derby in a big way when nominations are announced on Thursday morning.

Russia Blocked 'House Of Cards' From Filming At U.N.

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 07.02.2014 | TV

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats say Russia has refused to allow the U.S. television series "House of Cards" to film in the U.N. Security Council cha...

Is Netflix Damaging Its Own Shows?

Eric Mink | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Eric Mink

Mostly, binge watching is a handy way to revisit old shows and catch up on missed episodes of ongoing ones. But it has a destructive dimension when it comes to new series, especially as deployed by the principal promoter of binge: Netflix.

Jae Jin's House of Cards

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin Meekhof

In May of 2013, Jae Jin was a 28-year-old doing community outreach for a Baltimore non-profit agency when a friend encouraged him to audition for a sm...

And The Most Binged TV Show Is ...

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Drama is coming. According to a survey conducted by TiVo, 91 percent of viewers said they've binge-watched TV shows, meaning they watched three or ...

Frank Rich: Vice Presidents Are Politically 'Castrated'

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The office of vice president has seen a bit of a pop cultural resurgence recently with television series like "Veep" and "House of Cards" that place t...

House of Cards-Style Corruption in Virginia

Carl Gibson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Carl Gibson

State Senator Phil Puckett, a Democrat, announced his resignation today after 16 years in the senate. If a Republican replaces Puckett, his daughter gets a judgeship and he gets a position as Deputy Director of the state tobacco commission.

Is Doug Stamper Returning To 'House of Cards'?

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment

Michael Kelly is no more certain that he'll be featured in Season 3 of Netflix's "House of Cards" than you are. At the end of Season 2, his charact...

'House Of Cards' Actor Heading To 'Homeland' | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment

"Homeland" just added two new recruits. The hit Showtime series is scheduled to kick off production for Season 4 in South Africa later this month,...

Frank Underwood Graduation Speech: The House of Cards Guide To Life

Russ Ryan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Comedy
Russ Ryan

Regardless of what your kind-hearted family and friends and teachers have taught you to believe--life is not a marathon or a sprint, or a journey. It's a hunt. And hunting season has just begun. Congratulations. I hope you're hungry.

From True Blood and Fargo to Everything Else

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Trevor Morris: "Believe me, all my kids know or think is cool, is Dora the Explorer, not that I am a five-time Emmy-nominee."

The REAL House of Cards: Political Campaigns and TV Ads

Nicco Mele | Posted 07.22.2014 | Media
Nicco Mele

We've lived through an era of raising money for two years in order to hire a media consultant to cut half a dozen 30 second spots in the last six weeks before the election: Where we're headed won't look anything like that.

Why Watching TV Is a Good Thing

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Carolyn Ziel

When someone says, "I don't watch TV," I take offense to the snub for the people in the entertainment business and because the nay-sayers are just not giving TV the respect it has earned.

Crisis on the Internet: Is Everybody the Bad Guy?

Eric Mink | Posted 07.09.2014 | Media
Eric Mink

Next week, the FCC plans to propose new rules that its chairman claims will preserve the Internet as a free, fair and open communications medium for all. It seems far more likely that the rules will radically distort the medium by tilting Internet functioning even further in favor of the giant technology players.

Get Ready: The Netflix Election Is Coming

Sean Donahue | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media
Sean Donahue

Content is just one factor in a broader set of opportunities and challenges facing 2016 presidential campaigns. But delivery and consumption behaviors are changing by the hour. Visual rules the day.

The Most Popular TV and Movie Plot We Never Talk About

Jessica Kane | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jessica Kane

My TV and movie selections for the majority of my life have tended to be relatively juvenile. So recently, I've been making an effort to watch "real people movies" and "grown-up shows." Through this personal cinematic transformation, I've noticed a trend in the shows and films I've been introduced to.

'House Of Cards' Star Wants Obama To Be On The Show

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

Could President Barack Obama be the next big name on "House of Cards"? One of the show's biggest stars thinks it would be a good idea. Politico as...

This Binge-Watching Chart Might Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

It's happened to all of us. You sit down to start watching a show on Netflix, only planning to catch an episode or two before getting on with your...

'House Of Cards' Filming Dispute Comes To An End

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2014 | TV

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - The producers of the Netflix series "House of Cards", who had threatened to stop filming in Maryland unless they re...

Is It the Search or the Search Result?

Michael Drew | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

Is content king? Or is it the delivery system? That's a question that a Guardian media columnist asked. He uses the widely publicized release of Beyoncé's latest album, back in December, as an example.

Erin Whitney

Corey Stoll Plays A Boxer Who Doesn't Box | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.22.2014 | Entertainment

Most of us know Corey Stoll as Peter Russo on "House of Cards," and some may even remember his short portrayal of Ernest Hemingway in "Midnight in Par...

Meet the 'No, Thanks' Generation

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.22.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

We believe we can do everything ourselves because we have Google. Because if we desire human interaction, we have our online dating inbox. And when we don't, when we'd rather not make small talk with a guy at a bar, we just say no, thanks and binge on "House of Cards."

DC On The TV: Why We Love Shows About The Nation's Capital

Andrew DeYoung | Posted 06.18.2014 | TV
Andrew DeYoung

The DC show is clearly experiencing something of a moment right now, occupying the same position of cultural prominence as, say, the lawyer show did in the late '90s. But what does the DC-based show's dominance mean?

Hill Staffers: Your Reality Is Not Made for TV

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

There are reports that a reality show starring "D.C. up-and-comers" is in the works. If you wanted to attach an anchor to your career in politics, my advice to you would be to sign up.