As soon as the doors to the Emmy Awards Governors Ball at the L.A. Convention Center opened Sunday night, the band started to play. Songs like Coldplay's "Clocks," "Bésame Mucho," and suddenly a fast and frenetic tune like something out of "Riverdance." Back in the kitchen -- actually an enormous r ... More >>
So Kathy Griffin has this term of, well, not endearment -- whatever the opposite of endearment is -- for the Creative Arts Emmys. She calls them "The Schmemmys," basically because they're the nerdy little sister of the Emmys, where the supposedly second-tier awards are given out.
We don't know if M ... More >>
It used to be easy to shower celebrities with lavish gifts. Back in the good old days, companies put together gift baskets worth tens of thousands of dollars that they gave to presenters and other celebrities attending awards shows such as the Oscars and Emmys.
Then those spoilsport Feds decided t ... More >>
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Lena Dunham had a Hannah Horvath moment before e ... More >>
HBO is hosting its 10th annual Luxury Lounge in honor of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills on Sept. 21-22 to ply the stars of its hit shows, plus all of the Emmy nominees and presenters who care to show, with gifts (handbags, jewelry, clothes, makeup, baby strollers ... More >>
In case you were wondering what Regis and Kelly, Dr. Phil, Alex Trebek and Cookie Monster will be noshing on at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards presentation at the Beverly Hilton this Saturday afternoon (airing at 5 p.m. PT on HLN), here is the rundown. (If you are a starving would-be soap actor ... More >>
Tina Fey got nominated this year! (Or at least we assume -- we haven't checked yet)
Guess what? HBO dominated the Emmys again.
Another way the Emmys are predictable: the nominees' reactions.
Or at least how they convey their reactions. We don't really know people's real reactions -- we know ... More >>
Ethics fines for city leaders.Looks like Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wasn't the only leader in City Hall invited to this here party. But, unlike other events officials have attended, this one will cost you.
Yeah, four City Council members got caught up in ticketgate and will also have to pay ... More >>
Ladies and gentlemen, it appears that the rumors of a Top Chef All-Stars season are true! TV Guide Magazine released an official report from Bravo that the upcoming eighth run of the Emmy award-winning competitive cooking show will include an all-star cast of eighteen runners-up from p ... More >>
The city's keeping together a fragile budget these days, libraries are taking days off, and police are learning to do without the kind of civilian support personnel they enjoyed in the past. The mayor has been in hot water, too, for his acceptance of high-dollar tickets to Lakers games and en ... More >>
Brian TamborelloMcKenzie (front, with Clement) rides the folk train
October is Folktober for fans of New Zealand's fourth most popular digi-folk parodists, the mighty Flight of the Conchords; following the second season of their acclaimed eponymous HBO show, which bagged several Emmy nominati ... More >>
Chris Brown, the R&B crooner, is facing jail time if convicted of
two felonies arising from the alleged February beating, in Hancock Park, of his pop-star girlfriend, Rihanna. Still, Brown, who has already lost an endorsement deal with Wrigley gum because of his troubles, got some good news tod ... More >>
21 years ago, Samuel L. Jackson snagged a bit part as Leeds in Spike Lee's School Daze. Since then, the prolific Tennessean has appeared in roughly 70 films -- some of them good (Kill Bill, Do the Right Thing, Hard 8,), some not so good (S.W.A.T, Amos and Andrew, Deep Blue Sea), and some that can ... More >>