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2006-08-28 08:11:43

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The long hours and hard work finally paid off for Fox's "24" and NBC's "The Office" during the Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday. Fox's real-time drama thriller snared the trophies for best drama and lead actor for star Kiefer Sutherland, while NBC's offbeat workplace comedy capped its second-season turnaround with the Emmy win for comedy series. The big winners in the top acting categories included Julia Louis-Dreyfus for lead...

2006-08-28 01:39:27

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Heart-pounding spy thriller "24" finally broke through at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, winning the prize as best drama series in its fifth try, while new workplace satire "The Office" was crowned best comedy. Emmy voters also decisively broke the so-called "Seinfeld" curse as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who co-starred on the long-running "show about nothing" for nine years, was named best comedy actress for her new CBS sitcom, "The New Adventures of...

2006-08-28 01:36:15

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Heart-pounding spy thriller "24" finally broke through at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, winning the prize as best drama series in its fifth try, while new workplace satire "The Office" was crowned best comedy. Emmy voters also decisively broke the so-called "Seinfeld" curse as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who co-starred on the long-running "show about nothing" for nine years, was named best comedy actress for her new CBS sitcom, "The New Adventures of...

2006-08-27 23:05:00

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Emmy Awards paid a long-overdue tribute on Sunday to the heart-pounding espionage thriller "24" by crowning it U.S. television's best drama series, while welcoming new workplace satire "The Office" as best comedy series. The Fox network spy drama finished the night with the most Emmys for a series, five in all, including best lead actor in a drama for its Canadian-bred star Kiefer Sutherland, who battles international terrorism on the show...

2006-08-27 18:27:26

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Squired in limousines and festooned in their finest, the stars of U.S. television strolled up the red carpet on Sunday to celebrate and salute the best of the small screen at the Primetime Emmy Awards. The parade of TV's biggest names before photographers outside the landmark Shrine Auditorium has come to rival the movie industry's more-prestigious Oscars red-carpet walk in terms of glitz, though some stars take the Emmys more in stride than...

2006-08-27 06:17:05

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Will the most popular show on American television finally be embraced by its peers? And can a new hit medical melodrama elbow its way past some of TV's perennial Emmy favorites to be crowned the year's best drama series? How the Fox network's star-making "American Idol" and ABC doctor drama "Grey's Anatomy" fare at the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards are two major questions to be answered on Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los...

2006-08-25 06:01:24

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC's hit medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" is favored to win the top award at Sunday's Emmy Awards and foil a bid by newly departed NBC political saga "The West Wing" for a record fifth term as U.S. television's best drama series. TV pundits say first-time nominee "Grey's Anatomy," coming off its breakthrough season as one of prime time's most watched shows, also faces a strong challenge from critically acclaimed Fox network spy thriller "24," a...

2006-08-23 22:23:31

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The television industry will pay tribute to the late producer Aaron Spelling on Sunday during the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences officials said Wednesday. Joan Collins, Heather Locklear and Stephen Collins are among the stars of Spelling-produced shows who will take part in the tribute segment to the producer, who died in June at age 83. Spelling's long list of TV hits ranged from ABC's "The Mod Squad"...

2006-08-20 01:35:25

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Simpsons" claimed U.S. television's highest honor for a prime-time cartoon on Saturday as Emmy voters shied away from giving the prize to "South Park" for an episode lampooning Scientology and Tom Cruise. It marked the ninth year that "The Simpsons," airing on the News Corp. Ltd.-owned Fox network for 17 years as the longest-running comedy series in prime time, was named best animated show. Appropriately enough, the hit cartoon about a...

2006-07-06 15:34:44

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC's hot new medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" joined veteran Fox thriller "24" among the top Emmy Award nominees unveiled on Thursday under new rules designed to welcome fresh faces and underdogs to the race for U.S. television's highest honors. "Grey's Anatomy" earned 11 nominations overall, and "24" landed in 12 categories to become the most-nominated single series among the shows vying for Emmys. Both will compete for best drama where two...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin