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Critics’ Choice TV Awards: Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City, The Americans, Justified Score

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The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced nominations for the 5th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards with HBO, FX and Comedy Central coming out as big winners today. Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer nabbed three mentions while Broad City also got three, including one for Best Comedy Series. Also on the Comedy side, Amazon’s Transparent (which won two Golden Globes this ...

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Why ‘Looking’ Being Canceled is a Good and a Bad Thing

From left; Richie (Frankie J. Alvarez) and Patrick (Jonathan Groff) in Looking's final cut

HBO decided to cancel Looking today, just a few days after its superb 2nd season finale. It didn’t come as too much of a surprise; renewals usually arrive while a current season is still airing so the waiting game was inevitably going to end up as bad news. But, it’s not all bad news. We’re getting a “wrap-up special,” says ...

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EMMYS: Glee, Shameless, Jane the Virgin Can Compete as Comedies

Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) dreams of Emmy

After the announcement from the Television Academy that one-hour shows must compete in the drama category, it was swiftly that the Fox, Showtime and the CW, the networks that air Glee, Shameless and Jane the Virgin (respectively) would submit for consideration in the comedy competition and the academy has agreed. The decision was made by an industry panel and required ...

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Emmys Make Some Major Changes to Next Awards (and some are really stupid)

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The Television Academy, in an effort to morph and grow with the times have made some big changes for this year’s upcoming Emmy Awards. Expanded series line-ups, category separations and what should be a very contentious and argued rule about comedies and dramas. Here they are: Series Nominees: The number of nominees in comedy and drama races has been increased from six ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Winners: Birdman, American Sniper, Unbroken

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The winners of the 62nd annual Golden Reels, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) awards, honored the year’s best work in the various areas of sound editing: Dialogue & ADR, Effects & Foley, and Music. Last year’s winners in the two major categories, Dialogue & ADR and Effects and Foley, went to Captain Phillips and Gravity, respectively. This year, Unbroken and American ...

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Writers Guild of America (WGA) Winners: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Win Top Awards

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The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game have won the Writers Guild of America’s top honors, for Original and Adapted Screenplay, respectively. Each are favored to win in their corresponding Oscar categories next weekend even with Birdman being ineligible here against Budapest and The Imitation Game‘s main competitor, Whiplash, being put into Original here. Despite the WGA’s archaic rules ...

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46th NAACP Image Award Winners: Selma, How to Get Away With Murder, black-ish and Beyoncé

from left; Selma director and producer Ava DuVernay, actor David Oyelowo and producer Oprah Winfrey accept the award for Outstanding Motion Picture for Selma

The winners of the 46th NAACP Image Awards were announced last night and Selma dominated the motion picture categories winning Outstanding Motion Picture and three acting trophies for its cast (David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Common). Strangely though, its director, Ava DuVernay lost out to Antoine Fuqua for the Denzel Washington TV-to-film version of The Equalizer. Belle, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, ...

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Apes and Big Hero 6 Top Visual Effects Society (VES) Winners

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the animated Big Hero 6 dominated the Visual Effects Society awards, winning three apiece. X-Men: Days of Future Past won two and Interstellar took home one award. All three are nominated for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. In the last two years, the film that has won the top award with the ...

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‘Birdman,’ Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Win Art Directors Guild Awards

Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Grand Budapest Hotel were the big winners with the Art Directors Guild

Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy and The Grand Budapest Hotel won their respective categories with the Art Directors Guild on Saturday evening, with Guardians being a bit of a surprise champion. Competing in the Fantasy category, it bested Interstellar and Into the Woods (both Oscar nominated) for the award. Birdman and The Grand Budapest, winning Contemporary and Period were expected ...

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