Emmy Awards

The Emmy nominations are out today. Twenty-six nominations go to HBO’s superhero limited series “Watchmen,” starring Regina King and Jeremy Irons.

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday the nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards.

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Hollywood has had its share of challenges this year as the entertainment industry grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to watch the 2020 Emmy Award nominations

Hollywood has had its share of challenges this year as the entertainment industry grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Robin Thede   , the creator, executive producer, showrunner and leading lady of      HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show   ,” had a moment of clairvoyance when she wrote a quarantine…

Robin Thede on how writing a fictional quarantine prepared her to live in a real one

Robin Thede , the creator, executive producer, showrunner and leading lady of   HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show ,” had a moment of clairvoyance when she wrote a quarantine…

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The Equal Rights Amendment was ratified earlier this year by Virginia — the 38th state to do so.

‘Mrs. America’: FX series on Phyllis Schlafly’s fight against Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment was ratified earlier this year by Virginia — the 38th state to do so.

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Annie Murphy is a breakout star in the Canadian sitcom “Schitt’s Creek,” which is in its sixth and final season, and has gained a cult-like following.

Annie Murphy on ‘Schitt’s Creek’ success, and how Alexis Rose grows from ditzy to deep

Annie Murphy is a breakout star in the Canadian sitcom “Schitt’s Creek,” which is in its sixth and final season, and has gained a cult-like following.

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Jeff Garlin has had a four-decade comedy career. He’s been candid about his struggle with weight and food addiction.

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ comedian Jeff Garlin on being mistaken for Harvey Weinstein

Jeff Garlin has had a four-decade comedy career. He’s been candid about his struggle with weight and food addiction.

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“   The Good Place   ,” the popular NBC comedy series starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, is ending this Thursday.   
  Creator Michael Schur tells Press Play, “Endings are hard and…

‘The Good Place’ director on why it’s tough to be good

“ The Good Place ,” the popular NBC comedy series starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, is ending this Thursday.  Creator Michael Schur tells Press Play, “Endings are hard and…

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The new HBO series ‘ Watchmen ’ is a sort-of sequel to the dark 1980s DC comic book series of the same name.

Damon Lindelof on dealing with curses to make an updated take on ‘Watchmen’

The new HBO series ‘ Watchmen ’ is a sort-of sequel to the dark 1980s DC comic book series of the same name.

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Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Damon Lindelof (of “Lost” fame) created HBO’s “   Watchmen   ,” which puts a modern spin on the 1987 graphic novel.

‘If it weren’t political, it wouldn’t be Watchmen,’ says showrunner Damon Lindelof

Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Damon Lindelof (of “Lost” fame) created HBO’s “ Watchmen ,” which puts a modern spin on the 1987 graphic novel.

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The new Netflix series ‘ Unbelievable ,’ based on a true story, begins in 2008 with 18-year-old Marie--a young woman struggling to overcome a difficult childhood of abuse and multiple…

Susannah Grant on adapting the real-life story of ‘Unbelievable’ for Netflix

The new Netflix series ‘ Unbelievable ,’ based on a true story, begins in 2008 with 18-year-old Marie--a young woman struggling to overcome a difficult childhood of abuse and multiple…

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If you’ve watched "Breaking Bad" or its prequel "Better Call Saul," you’ve gotten to know Chuck McGill, played by Michael McKean.

Michael McKean on playing the cold-blooded brother in 'Better Call Saul'

If you’ve watched "Breaking Bad" or its prequel "Better Call Saul," you’ve gotten to know Chuck McGill, played by Michael McKean.

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Actor Don Cheadle discusses a 1987 perspective in "Black Monday".

Don Cheadle: 'Black Monday'

Actor Don Cheadle discusses a 1987 perspective in "Black Monday".

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