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Stephen Colbert on his Emmy win: I ended Jon Stewart’s 10 year reign of terror (Video)

Stephen Colbert on his Emmy win: I ended Jon Stewart’s 10 year reign of terror (Video)

By | September 25, 2013 at 11:29 am | No comments

Last night on The Colbert Report, a jubilant Stephen Colbert celebrated his award-winning Sunday night. That’s when his hit Comedy Central show snagged trophies for Outstanding Variety Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. It was the first time in 11 years, The...

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Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

By | September 23, 2013 at 11:48 am | No comments

Julia Louis-Dreyfus made Emmy history last night when she won her fourth comedy award for Outstanding Lead Actress on Veep (it was her 14th nomination, which broke Lucille Ball's record of 13 as lead actress). "I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It's...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus poised to tie Lucille Ball’s record at the Emmys

Julia Louis-Dreyfus poised to tie Lucille Ball’s record at the Emmys

By | September 19, 2013 at 9:29 am | 2 comments

With her nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for HBO's Veep, Dreyfus was nominated as a comedic actress in the lead and supporting categories 14 times. If she wins her fourth Emmy on Sunday, she will tie Lucille Ball for most comedic Emmys won. "It's taken me decades,...

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Louis C.K., South Park and others win big at Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

Louis C.K., South Park and others win big at Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

By | September 16, 2013 at 2:07 pm | No comments

The award for most niche-specific award designations goes to…the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards! Last night, the technical behind-the-scenes Emmys (as well as Outstanding Guest Actors and Outstanding Animated Program) were given out as part of their own ceremony a week...

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Louis C.K., Modern Family, 30 Rock, SNL lead Emmy nominations in comedy (Full list)

Louis C.K., Modern Family, 30 Rock, SNL lead Emmy nominations in comedy (Full list)

By | July 18, 2013 at 11:38 am | 2 comments

Nominations for the primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning with ABC’s hit Modern Family leading the pack of traditional comedy series with eight nods, including one for best comedy show. The ensemble show is up against 30 Rock, Girls, Louie, The Big Bang Theory and...

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Sexually charged Family Guy ad mocks Lena Dunham’s show Girls, Emmy Awards (Photo)

Sexually charged Family Guy ad mocks Lena Dunham’s show Girls, Emmy Awards (Photo)

By | June 14, 2013 at 10:01 am | No comments

Family Guy is purposely embroiled in controversy once again-- this time because of the release of its latest "For Your Consideration" ad. As part of their Emmy campaign, Fox dropped a Girls-inspired spoof. After last year’s ad, which was rejected by The Hollywood Reporter and...

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Mitch Hurwitz reveals details about the new season of Arrested Development

Mitch Hurwitz reveals details about the new season of Arrested Development

By | January 9, 2013 at 1:16 pm | No comments

Although there’s no official release date for Arrested Development’s long-awaited fourth season – it’ll happen sometime in May – we’re getting increasingly more detailed information about what to expect. In an interview with USA Today, show creator Mitch Hurwitz...

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Open thread: Who and what was Louis C.K. texting during the Emmys?

Open thread: Who and what was Louis C.K. texting during the Emmys?

By | September 27, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments

As you know, Louis C.K. snagged two Emmys on Sunday-- one for his FX show Louie and another for his trailblazing, self-released stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theatre. And if you know anything about Louis, you know he's not your typical Hollywood figure. And despite...

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Comedy Emmy wrap-up: Louis C.K., Modern Family, Daily Show among big winners (Photos)

Comedy Emmy wrap-up: Louis C.K., Modern Family, Daily Show among big winners (Photos)

By | September 24, 2012 at 12:12 am | 2 comments

Louis C.K. on Sunday snagged two of the seven Emmys for which he was nominated-- one for his critically-loved FX show Louie (Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series) and one for his self-produced, self-released stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theatre (Outstanding...

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