Emmys

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Exclusive: DirecTV In Talks To Air The Kennedys

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