Emmy

In this Oct. 2, 2003 photo, actress Carmen Zapata poses with honorary Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant, left, and chamber president Leron Gubler, right, as she receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Bob Freeman)

Actress Carmen Zapata dies after long career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmy-nominated actress Carmen Zapata, who started a foundation to promote Hispanic writers because jobs were so scarce, has died of heart problems, colleagues say. She was 86. Zapata died Sunday at […]

01/07/2014

Bryan Cranston, left, and Aaron Paul, winners of the best drama series award for "Breaking Bad" pose backstage at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Emmys live up to unpredictable nature

The Emmys lived up to its reputation as the least predictable entertainment awards show. Television’s annual night of honors, where the AMC drama “Breaking Bad” and ABC comedy “Modern Family” were judged the industry’s finest […]

09/23/2013

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Jeff Daniels, ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ crowned at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Breaking Bad,” the brutal saga of an everyman’s ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, while “Modern Family” won its fourth consecutive trophy for top comedy […]

09/22/2013

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Founder of Dolby Laboratories dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ray Dolby, audio pioneer, American inventor and founder of Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80. The company said Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. […]

09/12/2013

This image released by Netflix shows Kevin Spacey as U.S. Congressman Frank Underwood in a scene from the Netflix original series, "House of Cards." (AP Photo/Netflix, Melinda Sue Gordon)

Emmys, online shows may take big leap Thursday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” on Thursday become the first online contenders to nab top Emmy nominations, it will be a breakthrough moment for shows making a splash […]

07/17/2013

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Michael Terpin on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Michael Terpin, the author of Beyond Social Media and an expert in public relation. He is also the founder of SocialRadius, a social media marketing firm that has worked with artists like Will.i.am and TV shows like NBC’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

06/11/2013

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Ken Levine talks about the TV industry

What does it take to make a TV pilot? The LA Times says the five major networks are ordering more than 100 potential new shows for their 2013-14 season. Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Ken Levine, an Emmy-winning writer-producer-director.

04/24/2013

Creative Arts Emmy Awards underway

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Kathy Bates and Jeremy Davies were among the early winners today at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theater, which mixes honoring television’s best guest stars, reality, animated and children’s programming […]

09/15/2012