Latest 60th Primetime Emmy Awards Stories

2008-07-17 18:00:29

By David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 17--Basic cable came of age today with AMC's "Mad Men," a hit series about Madison Avenue in the 1960s, and FX's "Damages," a hard-nosed legal drama starring Glenn Close, earning best drama nominations.

2008-07-17 12:00:49

John Adams, the HBO miniseries about the second President of the United States, garnered 23 Emmy Award nominations Thursday.

2008-07-17 12:00:48

By San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 17--In what may be a tipping point in the world of television, cable series dominated the Emmy nominations announced today -- and it wasn't just perennial powerhouse HBO scooping up nods.

2008-07-17 12:00:48

By Chuck Barney, The Oakland Tribune, Calif. Jul. 17--Contrary to popular opinion, TV critics and diehard fans do not take perverse pleasure in lashing out in righteous indignation at Emmy voters. No, we'd rather embrace them, stroke them and commend them for their solid choices.

2008-07-17 12:00:48

By Hal Boedeker, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jul. 17--Freshman dramas "Mad Men" and "Damages" will compete for best drama series when the Emmys are handed out Sept. 21 on ABC. They are the first basic-cable series to receive the prestigious nominations.

2008-07-11 00:00:19

By > DAVID KRONKE Here's Part 2 of our look at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' semifinalists in its acting categories. On Tuesday, we looked at the possible Emmy nominations in the dramatic categories.

2005-07-12 19:06:37

By Ray Richmond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The smart money says it will be raining housewives and castaways when nominations for the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced Thursday.

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