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2006-11-22 15:00:26

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land counts down The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases in a week-long look at the memorable sayings from cartoons, television series, commercials and news programs over the past 60 years like Donald Trump's (The Apprentice) "You're fired" to Billy Crystal's (Saturday Night Live) "You look mahvelous!" to Walter Cronkite's "And that's the way it is." Building on the success of 2005's The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments, The 100 Greatest TV Quotes...

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...

2006-07-06 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...

2006-07-06 12:04:15

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two veteran TV shows, Fox drama "24" and newly departed NBC comedy "Will & Grace," led the field of Emmy Award series nominees on Thursday, despite rule changes designed to welcome new faces to the race for U.S. television's highest honors. Espionage thriller "24," a perennial favorite with 11 previous wins, topped the list of series contenders with 12 nominations, including a bid for best drama. "Will & Grace," a winner of 14 Emmys...

2006-07-06 11:42:35

In third and seventh paragraphs removes incorrect reference to best-comedy nomination for "Will & Grace" By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two veteran TV shows, Fox drama "24" and newly departed NBC comedy "Will & Grace," led the field of Emmy Award series nominees on Thursday, despite rule changes designed to welcome new faces to the race for U.S. television's highest honors. Espionage thriller "24," a perennial favorite with 11 previous wins, topped the list of...

2006-03-21 17:42:35

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two weeks into her latest television comeback, actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus appears to have a shot at finally breaking the "Seinfeld" curse. "The New Adventures of Old Christine," a new CBS comedy starring the "Seinfeld" veteran, delivered the network's best ratings for a 9:30 p.m. Monday show this season and built on its premiere audience from last week, Nielsen Media Research reported on Tuesday. "Old Christine" ranked as the most watched...

2006-03-13 00:11:05

By Barry Garron LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Here's hoping Julia Louis-Dreyfus succeeds with her new sitcom. No one should have to keep answering witless questions about the "Seinfeld" curse. The truth is, compared to the singular success of that series, every other comedy since then has been "cursed." If "Seinfeld" alumni waited for another series as hip, brilliant and hilarious as their old show, we'd never see them again on TV. Louis-Dreyfus' first post-"Seinfeld" series,...

2006-03-08 21:33:02

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - For nine seasons, millions of viewers loved everybody on CBS' "Everybody Loves Raymond." Now some of the key individuals behind that show are about to find out how they rate on their own. Patricia Heaton, a two-time Emmy winner for her work on "Raymond," is starring in an untitled ABC sitcom about a recently widowed woman who begins a new life after joining the PTA. Three-time Emmy victor Brad Garrett heads the cast of Fox's...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.