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BALDWIN DENIES HE BOYCOTTED EMMYS

September 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Alec Baldwin has denied reports that he decided to boycott Sunday night’s Emmy awards show to protest the decision by Fox to cut a joke related to News Corp’s telephone hacking scandal from the ceremony’s opening segment. Speaking to reporters in New York, Baldwin maintained that he decided to skip the Emmys because he had […]

FOX CENSORS BALDWIN’S PHONE-HACKING JOKE

September 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Alec Baldwin has revealed that he bailed out of his appearance on Sunday night’s Emmy awards telecast after Fox TV, which televised the ceremony, refused to air a pretaped joke he made about the British phone-hacking scandal. Fox’s parent, News Corp, which owned the News of the World tabloid, which engaged in the hacking (it […]

SAG CROWNS THE KING’S SPEECH

January 30, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

The King’s Speech increased its lengthy lead in the Oscar race Sunday night as the Screen Actors Guild awarded the movie trophies for best ensemble acting (equivalent to Oscar’s best picture award) and bestowed its best male actor award on the film’s star, Colin Firth. Natalie Portman received the best female actor award for her […]

NBC TO AIR 14 NEW SERIES IN THE FALL

May 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC is expected to announce today (Monday) that it will air a whopping 14 new series during the fall season. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter (see separate item), the programs will include five new dramas, one new half-hour comedy, and the hour-long “dramedy” Love Bites, which will cap an all-comedy Thursday night lineup […]