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FILE - In this file photo, originally released by HBO in 2007, Edie Falco portrays Carmela Soprano and James Gandolfini is Tony Soprano in a scene from one of the last episodes of the series "The Sopranos." (AP Photo/HBO, Craig Blankenhorn, File)

Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of classic HBO shows like “The Sopranos” and “The Wire” will soon have access to those series and more through Amazon Prime in the first online streaming deal signed by […]

04/23/2014

This TV publicity image released by AMC shows Jon Hamm as Don Draper, left, and Jessica Pare as Megan Draper in a scene from "Mad Men." (AP Photo/AMC, Michael Yarish, File)

Dramas illustrate rapid change in television

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Creators of two of the most indelible dramas on network television last decade, “Lost” and “Desperate Housewives,” are making programs for cable networks now, and they speak with the zeal of […]

01/18/2014

Actress Alex Borstein (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Alex Borstein ‘Getting On’ with on-screen dream

LOS ANGELES (AP) — She’s appeared in numerous film and TV productions since the 1990s, but folks are most likely to recognize Alex Borstein only after she opens her mouth. The 40-year-old actress is the […]

11/21/2013

Boxer MIke Tyson backstage during HBO's Summer 2013 TCA panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/ Chris Pizzello, Invision)

Think you really know Mike Tyson? Think again

Mike Tyson’s life story is the gift that keeps giving. And giving. And giving. At one time he was the baddest man on the planet, a heavyweight champion who terrorized anyone who got in his […]

11/07/2013

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Jane Fonda to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from American Film Institute

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda will receive the 42nd American Film Institute Life Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed by the organization for a career in film, the institute announced today. […]

10/04/2013

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

The main room in Liberace's former home in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Christopher DeVargas)

Liberace’s one-time Vegas mansion sells for $500K

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 15,000-square-foot Las Vegas mansion once owned by Liberace was sold for $500,000 in cash to a British businessman who said he learned to play the piano after being inspired by […]

08/29/2013

Actor James Gandolfini, April 11, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

HBO: Unimaginable that Gandolfini pilot will air

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An HBO executive says it’s unimaginable that a drama pilot featuring one of James Gandolfini’s final performances will air. Gandolfini shot a pilot for “Criminal Justice,” an adaptation of the […]

07/25/2013

List of Emmy Award nominations in major categories

Nominees in major categories for the 2013 Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Drama Series: “Breaking Bad,” AMC; “Downton Abbey,” PBS; “Game of Thrones,” HBO; “Homeland,” Showtime; “House of […]

07/18/2013

Actor James Gandolfini (AP Photo)

David Chase memorializes James Gandolfini

NEW YORK (AP) — The creator of “The Sopranos” said at James Gandolfini’s funeral that the actor brought the traits of a sad boy, “amazed and confused,” to the role of Tony Soprano. “You were […]

06/27/2013

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