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'Watchmen', 'Schitt's Creek,' pajamas and alpaca take stage for Emmys

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LOS ANGELES Television shows "Succession," "Watchmen" and "Schitt's Creek" look set for multiple wins at Sunday's Emmy awards, but the biggest buzz may be around the virtual ceremony and its potential for pajamas, alpacas, and designer Hazmat suits.

Curiosity high for TV's anything-can-happen virtual Emmys

LOS ANGELES California may be burning and the United States is in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Hollywood is hoping that there might be some relief in a party - albeit at a distance - at Sunday's Emmy awards.

Sep 17 2020

Don't call it the 'Zoomies'! TV's Emmy Awards swap high-fives for virtual show

LOS ANGELES Television's Emmy Awards usually provide a night of hugs, high-fives and glamorous stars posing on the red carpet, but the coronavirus pandemic will make for a very different virtual-only ceremony on Sunday.

Sep 16 2020

Not so white Emmys: a blip, or real progress on diversity?

LOS ANGELES From "Insecure"s 20-something women to the Muslim-American star of "Ramy," Sunday's Emmy line-up is an unprecedented showcase for people of color. | Video

Sep 14 2020

Daddy Yankee, Universal Music in global music, film, TV partnership

Latin music star and entrepreneur Daddy Yankee has joined forces with Universal Music Group, a unit of French media conglomerate Vivendi SA, to create music, film and television projects, starting with a new track release on Friday.

Film, Music, Sep 10 2020

Bollywood actor's death grips India with frenzied TV coverage

MUMBAI The demise of a young movie star has transfixed India like no other news in a year of bad headlines.

Film, People, World Sep 09 2020

TV's 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' to end after 14 years

LOS ANGELES The American television reality show that shot Kim Kardashian and her family to fame is ending in 2021 after 14 years, the E! network said on Tuesday. | Video

Sep 09 2020

Cheek to cheek,'Dancing with the Stars' waltzes back despite pandemic

LOS ANGELES There will be no studio audience, no group dances, no sky box where the celebrities and their partners congregate.

Sep 08 2020

Actor Dwayne Johnson says he and family have recovered from COVID-19

LOS ANGELES Pro-wrestler turned Hollywood actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said in a video message posted on social media on Wednesday that he, his wife and their two young children tested positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks but that they all have recovered and are healthy. | Video

People, Film Sep 03 2020

Spanish soccer league's TV ad revenue rises as fans watch remotely

MADRID The Spanish soccer league's TV advertising revenues for this season are up 20% from the previous season, its director for international development said on Friday, as fans unable to attend live matches watch on TV, boosting audiences worldwide.

Sep 04 2020