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2009-11-04 08:00:00

Awards to be presented at annual Cracked Xmas event in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2009-09-13 11:19:26

Little Dorrit, the PBS adaptation of author Charles Dickens' novel of the same name, won four awards at the 2009 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter said the Dorrit adaptation from screenwriter Andrew Davies earned a Best Costumes for a Movie, Miniseries or a Special award Saturday, along with honors for cinematography and casting.

2009-07-16 15:46:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned 14 nominations, besting its previous nomination record of 12, in the 2008-2009 Primetime Emmy((R)) Awards competition, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).Eleven-time Emmy-winner (six times for program and five for writing) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" the network's unique news parody series, is nominated this year in five categories: Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series, Outstanding...

2009-07-16 12:56:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LIONSGATE's (R) (NYSE: LGF) acclaimed AMC drama MAD MEN and hit Showtime comedy WEEDS earned a total of 22 Emmy(R) nominations today, including nods for both shows in the Outstanding Series categories.

2009-07-16 09:52:12

HBO's fact-based movies Grey Gardens and Into the Storm each picked up more than a dozen Emmy Award nominations in Los Angeles Thursday. Gardens, the story of two of Jackie Kennedy Onassis's eccentric female relatives, earned 17 Emmy nods, while the Winston Churchill bio-pic Storm garnered 14. The projects

2008-09-23 00:00:22

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sleek'60s drama "Mad Men" made Emmy history Sunday as the first basic-cable show to win a top series award, while the sitcom "30 Rock" and its stars Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin also emerged as winners.

2008-09-22 21:00:21

By Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES - The sleek '60s drama "Mad Men" made Emmy Awards (http://www.emmys.org) history Sunday as the first basic-cable show to win a top series award, while the sitcom "30 Rock" and stars Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin also won.

2008-09-22 00:00:20

By Chuck Barney It's Emmy time once again in Hollywood and this year the basic- cable runts get to leave behind the kids table and eat with the grown-ups.

2008-09-16 00:00:21

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cynthia Nixon, who gained fame and an Emmy with "Sex and the City," added a second trophy Saturday for a guest role on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Nixon was honored at the Creative Arts Primetime Emmys, which recognize technical and other achievements for the 2007-08 season and preceded next weekend's main ceremony.

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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