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Emmys comedy race takes edgy turn as cable outnumbers networks

When ABC's "Modern Family" vies for its fifth consecutive best comedy Emmy award on Monday, not only will it battle the beloved geeks of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" but also a bunch of irreverent, foul-mouthed characters from cable and Netflix.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Veep

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

Comedian Robin Williams' ashes have been scattered in the San Francisco Bay following his apparent suicide, according to a death certificate released by Marin County on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Tiburon, CA

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Emmys 2014: Award show highlights how far TV has come despite being weak itself

This image released by HBO shows Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective."

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies, Oscars, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brad Paisley Salutes Ellen DeGeneres and Women Everywhere with New Song, "Shattered Glass"

Brad Paisley teamed up with Ellen DeGeneres Wednesday to premiere the lyric video for his new song, "Shattered Glass," on Ellen's YouTube channel .

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Related Topix: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Ellen, Entertainment, Television, Country, Brad Paisley

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Miley Cyrus To Perform On Final Episode Of 'Chelsea Lately'

Miley Cyrus is set to sing some parting words to Chelsea Handler as the curtain falls on Chelsea's late-night talk show.

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Related Topix: Chelsea Lately, Entertainment, Television, Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks

Monterey County Herald

Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Prison, Orange, VA, Drama

WHAS11

Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

In Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, the investment banker is cracking jokes on TV while the former "Saturday Night Live" performer lectures about financial products.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Prepare For 'The Simpsons' Marathon With Interviews From The 'Fresh Air' Archives

If you've ever been a fan of The Simpsons , here's your chance to see all 552 episodes of the show in the longest single-series marathon in TV history.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, The Tracey Ullman Show, Tracey Ullman, Pop/Rock

Paradise Post

Seth Meyers prizes his new role as Emmycast host

Nor is playing host on TV an alien experience. Since February, he has occupied NBC's "Late Night" host chair.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Parks and Recreation

The Bennington Banner

Review: A sweet Moretz rescues 'If I Stay'

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Jamie Blackley in a scene from "If I Stay."

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Related Topix: Grey's Anatomy, Entertainment, Drama, Television

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Happy 25th anniversary, 'Saved by the Bell'

It's been 25 years since the TV show "Saved by the Bell" premiered on Aug. 20, 1989.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Saved by the Bell, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Carlsbad Current-Argus

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

"Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television

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Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul Reunite For Emmy Trailer

A comedy trailer for next week's Emmys is reuniting the stars of "Breaking Bad."

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, Seinfeld, Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Knutsford Guardian

Film fans enjoy ET under the stars

Film fans wore E.T masks to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House in London Film fans have gathered under the stars at London's Somerset House for a very special screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Family, Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies

Sunherald.com

Hot Property: Neil Patrick Harris selling Sherman Oaks house

LOS ANGELES_Michael C. Hall has listed a property in Los Feliz at $4.5 million. Considering that the "Dexter" star and serial home buyer and seller purchased the place a year ago at $3.825 million, he may not make much of a killing after improvements and commissions.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Sherman-Oaks, CA, How I Met Your Mother, Doogie Howser, M.D., Entertainment, Drama, Television, Neil Patrick Harris, Los Angeles, CA

The Modesto Bee

Television Q&A: Creators can't be boxed into making early series finale

Q: I read with dismay about "Revolution" being canceled. They sucked me in and I have a right to know the ending.

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Related Topix: Everybody Loves Raymond, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The footage by Islamic State militants purports to show the cold-blooded execution of journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

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NY took quick precautions after in-custody death

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Riot, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Monterey County Herald

Don Pardo: a link to TV's birth, says 'SNL' boss

Don Pardo was a timeless classic, and in selecting him as the announcer for the brand-new "Saturday Night Live," Lorne Michaels must have known it.

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Related Topix: Game Show, The Price Is Right, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Eric Stonestreet Confident "Modern Family" Can Tie "Frasier's" Emmy Record

If ABC's Modern Family wins the Emmy Award for best comedy again, it'll tie the all-time leader, Frasier , with five wins.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Emmy Awards, Eric Stonestreet

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