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Help NBC save money on writers: tweet material for Fallon's Emmy gig

[This blog post has been updated} In hopes of beefing up interest in his hosting gig on this weekend's Primetime Emmy Awards (as well as the ratings for this year's trophy show which is stuck in the dog days of August, instead of mid-September like god intended, due to NBC's...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 24, 2010; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Emmys dump Probst for Clooney -- wouldn't you?

What with TV critics being consumed by all the brouhaha about "American Idol" judges getting whacked and the head of programming at ABC resigning suddenly and being replaced by the guy who foisted "Kyle XY" and "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" upon an unsuspecting public, you'd think...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 31, 2010; 3:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Conan writer tweets outrage over lack of Emmy air time

The Conan O'Brien Gang's Pity Party continues. One of the late night host's writers has tweeted that they'd just been notified the category in which they were nominated would not be shown during this year's Emmycast on NBC. Conan O'Brien's staff was nominated for four Emmy awards. (Reuters) "NOT 'NBC'...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 20, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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This year's Emmy nominations mark radical shift

In a bid to make its trophy show more relevant, more interesting to viewers , and more attractive to the broadcast networks who this year must decide whether they want to keep broadcasting it, the TV academy this year has radically adjusted its thinking about what deserves an Emmy nomination....

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 8, 2010; 11:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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'Glee,' 'Pacific' lead Emmy noms; Conan triumphs over Jay

(This post has been updated) Broadcast TV got a major shot in the arm Thursday when Fox's perky high-school musical comedy "Glee" nabbed the most Emmy nominations for any series, 19, and ABC's mockumentary comedy "Modern Family" received 14. But the TV academy continued its long-running love affair with programs...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 8, 2010; 1:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Lambert to ABC: What Do You Want From Me

In Thursday's episode of "Sanctimoniously Dumping Adam Lambert," "The View's" token Sane Person Whoopie Goldberg insists the daytime talk show's chat with, and performance by, Adam Lambert have been pre-taped because ABC is "still concerned about his musical performance because of what happened at the American Music Awards." We sit...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  December 10, 2009; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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