Emmys Buzz: American Horror Story to Enter Race for Best Miniseries, Not Drama

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY: L-R: Evan Tate, Jessica Lange and Frances Conroy in AMERICAN HORROR STORY airing Wednesday, Oct 12 on FX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FX

FX announced Friday that it will be submitting its freshman hit American Horror Story in the miniseries category at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, rather than, as expected, the drama lineup. READ MORE


Emmys Buzz: Jon Cryer Moves Up to Lead Actor Race – Do You Think He Made the Right Call?

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Angus T. Jones stars as Jake Harper on TWO AND A HALF MEN, Mondays (9:00-9:31 PM, ET/PT) on CBS.
 Photo: Matt Hoyle/CBS©2011 CBS BROADCASTING INC. All Rights Reserved.

After six consecutive years of vying in the Supporting Actor in a Comedy race, Two and a Half Men‘s Jon Cryer reportedly will submit himself in the lead category at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

As noted by the Gold Derby awards-centric website, which first reported on the change-up, both Cryer (whose camp would not confirm the move) and then-costar Charlie Sheen submitted for Lead Actor during the first two years of Men‘s run, but … READ MORE


Emmys Buzz: Downton Abbey Switches to Drama Series Race – Will It End Mad Men's Reign?

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Someone get Don Draper a drink — and make it a double.

In the very year that Mad Men ostensibly could “five-peat” at the Emmys and thus break the record for most Outstanding Drama Series wins by a single show, PBS’ acclaimed Downton Abbey is … READ MORE


Burning Emmy Questions: Kyle Chandler's Lost Speech, Comedy Actress Pageantry and More!

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63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS: "Friday Night Lights" Kyle Chandler wins the Outstnding Lead Actor in a Drama at the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 16 on FOX.  CR: Phil McCarten/FOX  © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards are history, but, as per usual, the three-hour ceremony left us with more than a few burning questions. Here’s the scoop on some of the evening’s biggest mysteries.

After accepting his trophy for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Friday Night Lights champ Kyle Chandler raced back to the mic, but his audio had already been cut off. What did he say? READ MORE


Ratings: Emmy Awards Up Slightly from Last Year

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63RD PRIMETIME EMMY®  AWARDS: Jane Lynch hosts the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY®  AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 16 on FOX.  CR: Phil McCarten/FOX  © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

Fox’s broadcast of this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night delivered a 4.2 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo, up a tenth of a point from both 2010 and 2009. READ MORE


Emmys 2011: Five Best and Worst Moments

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63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS: Presenters Rob Lowe and Sophia Vergara announce Mellisa McCarthy winning Oustanding Lead Actress at the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 18 on FOX.  CR:   © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

The 2011 Emmy Awards are in the books, and while host Jane Lynch didn’t score nearly as many laughs per minute as last year’s emcee Jimmy Fallon, there were enough deserving and/or surprising winners to salvage the three-hour telecast from the scrap heap. (Raise your hand if you still can’t quite believe voters finally …READ MORE


What Emmy Winners Revealed Backstage: Shrink Love, K-Mart Underwear and the Key to Badassery

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63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS:  "The Big Bang Theory" cast member Jim Parsons receives Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Award at the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 18 on FOX.  CR: Phil McCarten/FOX  © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

On stage, when accepting their shiny new Emmy, actors oft recite well-thought, safe speeches. But once they get backstage to “meet the press,” things can get a little…. looser. Here’s what some of this year’s big winners had to say about their beloved shrinks, on-set rivalries, the art of being a badass, hearing costars tout their sex scenes, and so much more.  READ THE BACKSTAGE BUZZ