Reality King Burnett Tackles Emmy Awards Challenge

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — There’s more than Hollywood ego on the line at Sunday’s 63rd prime-time Emmys. After disappointing performances by a pair of major trophy fests this year, the TV ceremony could prove an awards season reboot. For producer Mark Burnett, the successful reality TV czar (“Survivor,” “The Apprentice“) […]

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‘Treme,’ A Winning Show, Suffers Emmy Neglect

By FRAZIER MOORE,  AP Television Writer NEW YORK — Problem solved?  It would’ve been embarrassing to overlook Melissa Leo when handing out the Emmy nominations this year. After all, just five months ago, she won herself an Oscar. So on Thursday, she got a well-deserved nod for the HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce.” That got Emmy voters […]

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Robin Williams Puts Oscar F-Bomb Into Perspective

Appearing on “The Late Show,” Robin Williams and David Letterman discussed last Sunday’s Academy Awards, and Williams provided some funny analysis, including an insider’s takes on the F-bomb Melissa Leo dropped on live TV. Hint: Williams didn’t think it was a bomb. Take a look. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-Late-Show-With-David-Letterman/90389/1827944730/David-Letterman—Robin-Williams-and-the-Academy-Awards/embed 580 476]

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