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Photo: Courtesy City of Burbank -- (l-r) Peter Musurlian TBC Station Manager, Drew Sugars Burbank Public Information Officer, Bob Frutos City Council Member, and Walter Lutz, Sr. Video Production Associate at 68th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards in North Hollywood July 23, 2016

The Burbank Channel wins local Emmy

The Burbank Channel was honored at the 68th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards bash over the weekend. The channel is owned by the City f Burbank. Last Saturday, it was recognized with an Emmy in the information category for a video called, “Drawing Power of Burbank.”  The ceremony was held at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood. The State of the City video from 2015, focused on a number of topics including economic development, tourism, downtown businesses, and the impact of the Warner Bros. Studios on the... Read More →

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2013 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees announced today: Netflix makes history

  The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees came out this morning and rocked the entertainment industry with some surprise choices. Netflix, an online provider, grabbed 12 nominations including 9 for its political thriller, “House of Cards.” This is a first time the Emmys have recognized digital content delivered on the Internet as equal to the quality of the best regular TV has to offer. Once again cable giant, HBO, led the pack of networks with the most nominations — 108.  Standard TV providers, CBS and NBC, were far... Read More →

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Award Season: Oscar maker layoffs, Writers Guild and Grammy nominations

Oscar maker to axe  a lot of workers It’s not going to be a ho, ho, jolly holiday season for some employees of the company that makes Oscar. The Wrap is reporting today that R.S. Owens, a Chicago-based company, will be laying off almost 100 workers by December 17. That’s more than a third of the staff. R.S. Owens is the supplier of awards for the Emmys, MTV Video Music Awards, and “American Idol” as well. More details here. Writers Guild nominations... Read More →

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2011 Emmy nominations revealed today

Once again HBO is king of the Emmy nominations. The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced today and the pay channel topped the list with 104 — leaving the rest of the networks far behind.  The cabler’s miniseries, “Mildred Pierce,”  a remake of the 1940s classic, scored the most nominations with 21. Also, collecting a slew of nominations the following TV series: “Mad Men” with 19, “Modern Family” 17, and “Games of Thrones” 13.  For more on the nominations and reactions from some of the nominees, click... Read More →

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Photo: Harrison/Getty--"Desperate Housewives" Actress Eva Longoria Parker on the 2010 Emmy Awards red carpet

Stars shine on the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet

Actress Eva Longoria Parker joined the star parade on the red carpet for the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony at the Nokia Theater in Downtown Los Angeles this evening.  The “Desperate Housewives” star gets my vote for being very glam in a Robert Rodriquez gown and one of the best dressed celebs on the red carpet. People magazine website has more photos of the star parade as well as a report on the night’s big winners including “Modern Family” Best Comedy series and Jim Parson, Best Actor in a comedy series for “The... Read More →

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Entertainment: Conan O’Brien scores Emmy nominations, Disney loses big time in court & “Eclipse” still hot at the Box Office

 Conan O’Brien gets four Emmy nominations Late night talk show host, Conan O’Brien, has plenty to joke about after receiving four Emmy nominations today, for his short-lived version of “The Tonight Show,” including nods for outstanding variety music or comedy series, for writing, directing, and art direction. How many nominations did his rivals Jay Leno and David Letterman get? Nada! Zilch!   That recent odd-ball Emmy ad campaign by the TBS Network for the comedian just might have paid off. Or maybe O’Brien got a lot of sympathy votes... Read More →

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Entertainment News Bits: “The A-Team” movie, Ex-Disney worker goes to court again & weird Emmy campaign for Conan O’Brien

“The A-Team” movie and the dish on its development “The A-Team” film re-do of the popular 1980s TV series reportedly has been in the works since the mid 1990s. No wonder there’s a long list of writers on the project. Nikki Finke over at has the dish on the behind the scenes dealings on the film and who got the best writer credit on it. “The A-Team” and the remake of “The Karate Kid” are the two major movies opening in theaters tomorrow, Friday, June 11. Moviegoers have been cool to sequels and... Read More →

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Emmy Winners!!

Google file image Writer and comedienne Tina Fey, who is getting a lot of attention for her dead-on impersonation of Republican Veepee Sarah Palin, is on a serious roll. Last night at the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Fey was one of the big winners. “30 Rock,” created by Fey, won seven Emmys including best comedy. Fey picked up two of those awards for acting and writing. Also, Fey starred in the movie “Baby Mama”, which has made more than $60 million since opening in... Read More →

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Big day in Hollywood

The Primetime TV Emmy nominations were announced this morning. The biggest surprise — a very impressive showing by basic cable programmers. In fact, the HBO presidential series, “John Adams” received the most nominations of any program with 23. Also, up for best drama series two first-year cable shows AMC’s “Mad Men,” and FX’s “Damages.” This is the first time cable has cracked the drama series category. “Mad Men” collected the most nominations of any drama with 16. “Damages” earned seven nominations including best actress for Glenn Close. A... Read More →

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