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Emmy Awards adapt to a stream of TV industry changes

Fri Sep 18 08:14:44 EDT 2015 | Los Angeles Times
Sunday will be TV's biggest night, with formally attired celebrities ambling through the familiar red-carpet gantlet at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. But this won't be the same old Emmys. After years of complaints of staid and predictable voting, the Emmys have finally caught up with the changes shaking up the TV business. "Transparent" is Exhibit A. An offbeat comedy about a middle-aged dad (Jeffrey Tambor) who comes out as transgender to his adult kids, "Transparent" has a premise that could..

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It doesn’t have the glamour or prestige of the Oscars or the Tonys, and locally it will have to compete with the Seahawks game, but if you love television you might want to tune in..
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Sunday will be TV's biggest night, with formally attired celebrities ambling through the familiar red-carpet gantlet at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. But this won't be the same o..
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Here's the latest from Sunday night's 67th annual Primetime at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times local): 6:1..
Here's the latest from Sunday night's 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times..
Though the 67th Emmy Awards take place this Sunday evening at 8 PM on Fox, the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences hosts an annual, preliminary ceremony honoring the nitty..
Jeffrey Tambor just won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his much-lauded portrayal of transgender woman Maura Pfefferman. He used his acceptance speech as an opportuni..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before they strut down the red carpet at the Emmys, Jeffrey Tambor and Laverne Cox were among the honorees at the first-ever Television Industry Advocacy Awards...
Television stars -- the biggest, brightest, baddest and bubbliest celebrities on the small screen -- will be celebrated tonight at the 67th Emmy Awards.  Several major tr..
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVISION ACADEMY - Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for Veep at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on S..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Emmy Awards, television's annual celebration of itself, are always a big night. But this Sunday's ceremony may end up supersized. Performers and shows could ..
The red carpet parade of dresses and tuxes is over. Now it's time to see who'll add a trophy to his or her Emmy outfit. Will host Andy Samberg keep the nervous nominees laughing? W..
“Transparent” emerged as an early winner at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, capturing a best comedy actor trophy for Jeffrey Tambor and a directing award for its creator, and giving both win..
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