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Emmys 2011: Modern Family Feels the Love With Five Wins, Friday Night Lights Grabs Gold

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Check out the list of Sunday night's big winners, plus see what the stars shared backstage after claiming their prize READ MORE

Emmys: HBO Dominates Early Races With 15 Wins; Glee, Grey's, SNL, Community Grab Gold

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Nucky Thompson was the one to beat on Saturday night in Los Angeles at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, where HBO dominated with 15 total wins — including seven for Boardwalk Empire alone. SEE WINNERS LIST


Emmys 2011: What Should Win Outstanding TV Miniseries or Movie? Take Our Poll!

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A controversial biopic, a reimagining of a 1940s Oscar nominee, a dramatization of the U.S. financial crisis, a British period piece, an adaptation of a popular historical novel, and a fictionalized account of the making of the nation’s first “reality” series will do battle for the Emmy for Outstanding TV Miniseries or Movie.

But which of these disparate telecasts deserves top honors when the Emmys are handed out Sept.18? …READ MORE


Ratings: Killing Looks Bloody Good, Kennedys Sets Reelz Record, Borgias Opens Strong

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AMC’s well-reviewed The Killing got off to a solid start, drawing 2.7 million viewers with its first Sunday-night broadcast and amassing 4.6 million across two airings, Variety reports. As AMC debuts go, that’s second only to last Halloween’s The Walking Dead, which drew 5.6 mil.

Over on Reelz, the premiere of the Kennedys miniseries drew 1.9 million viewers — a record for that channel, says EW — while Showtime’s The Borgias totaled 1.49 million total viewers across two airings, besting Shameless‘ own opener (1.33 mil) to give the pay cabler a seven-year high for a drama debut.

Elswehere on Sunday … READ MORE


TVLine Items: Gervais Talks Globes Return, DWTS Cast Reveal, and Other News to Know

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Seventeen days have come and gone since Ricky Gervais’ rousing Golden Globes hosting gig, and people are still talking about it. Correction: Ricky is still talking about it, but at least now we have a clearish answer as to whether or not he’ll reprise his duties at the 2012 Globes. …READ MORE


TVLine Items: The Kennedys May Air After All, and Other TV News to Know

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Just when we were about to throw in the towel on the doomed miniseries, The Kennedys has finally caught a lucky break! READ MORE


TVLine Items: Grey's Alum Is New Starz Star, and Other TV News to Know

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He’ll always be Denny Duquette to us, but Grey’s Anatomy‘s Jeffrey Dean Morgan is thisclose to landing a deal with Starz that will send the stud back in time… READ MORE


Exclusive: DirecTV In Talks To Air The Kennedys

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On the heels of Showtime passing on giving The Kennedys a home, TVLine has learned exclusively that DirecTV is in talks to air the eight-part miniseries.

If a deal is arrived at between the satellite service provider and producers, The Kennedys would air on … READ MORE


TVLine Items: Law & Order: LA Shake-Up, and Other TV News to Know

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Brace yourselves, Law & Order: Los Angeles fans. The following behind-the-scenes shake-up scoop will shock you… READ MORE


History Channel Mysteriously Cancels The Kennedys; Miniseries May Land On Showtime

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A&E Television Networks revealed on Friday that it has decided not to air The Kennedys, an eight-part miniseries starring Greg Kinnear as JFK, Katie Holmes as wife Jackie, Barry Pepper as Bobby Kennedy, and Tom Wilkinson as Joseph Kennedy.

“While the film is produced and acted with the highest quality, after viewing the final product in its totality, we have concluded this dramatic interpretation is not a fit for the History brand,” the network said in a statement cited by The Hollywood Reporter.

Why the surprise snub, after production had been completed of a script that went through several rewrites? READ MORE