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Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:27 pm | No comments

There might be some beef at this year's Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late...

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Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

By | July 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm | One comment

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix...

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Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:35 am | One comment

Grammy Award-winning comedian and loud mouth Kathy Griffin has been tapped by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22. However, the self-proclaimed D-Lister will not be seen on TV making pop culture references...

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Emmy Awards producers tap Late Night host Seth Meyers as emcee

Emmy Awards producers tap Late Night host Seth Meyers as emcee

By | April 25, 2014 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Seth Meyers has another new hosting gig after his successful take-over of Late Night. Meyers will host the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this August. The Saturday Night Live alum was tapped by producers for this year's NBC broadcast of the ceremony (broadcasting rights...

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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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