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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  | HBO chief: Quality won’t suffer under new owner AT&T

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — HBO’s programming chief pushed back Wednesday against the possibility that the cable channel will suffer under new owner AT&T. Casey Bloys, speaking to a meeting of TV critics, said there are no plans to choose volume over quality for its shows. “No one is asking us to take pitches of a … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  | HBO chief: Quality won’t suffer under new owner AT&T

SAN DIEGO | Actor Riz Ahmed praises Sandra Oh as a diversity trailblazer

SAN DIEGO  — Riz Ahmed, who shattered glass ceilings as the first Asian man to win an acting Emmy, is celebrating fellow trailblazer Sandra Oh. The “Grey’s Anatomy” actress became the first nominee of Asian descent in the leading drama actress category when Emmy nominations were announced earlier this month. “I’m incredibly happy for her. … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Actor Riz Ahmed praises Sandra Oh as a diversity trailblazer

NEW YORK | ‘Downton Abbey’ movie to shoot this summer

NEW YORK  — Three years after going off the air, “Downton Abbey” is coming back as a movie. Focus Features said Friday that it will this summer begin production on a “Downton” film that will reunite the Crawley family on the big screen. Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the screenplay and will produce. The long-rumored … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Downton Abbey’ movie to shoot this summer

LOS ANGELES | ‘Game of Thrones’ slays with a leading 22 Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES  — “Game of Thrones” roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday’s nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year’s winner “The Handmaid’s Tale,” while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time. Netflix’s 112 nominations took away the front-runner title that HBO … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Game of Thrones’ slays with a leading 22 Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Hader reflects on Emmy noms before ‘It 2’ shoot

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the nominations for the 70th annual Emmy Awards, which are being announced Thursday by in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Bill Hader says he was excited but exhausted when he heard the news Thursday morning that he was nominated for best lead actor in a comedy series … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Hader reflects on Emmy noms before ‘It 2’ shoot

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: 70th annual Emmy nominations announcement begins

LOS ANGELES— The Latest on the nominations for the 70th annual Emmy Awards, which are being announced Thursday by in Los Angeles (all times local): 8:35 a.m. The 2018 Emmy nominations for lead actors in a drama series have been announced. The nominees for best actor in a drama series include: Jason Bateman, “Ozark”; Sterling … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: 70th annual Emmy nominations announcement begins

The Latest: ‘SNL’ and ‘Westworld’ top Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES/July 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the 69th annual Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times local): 8:50 a.m. “Saturday Night Live” and the sci-fi drama “Westworld” are at the top of the Emmy nominations with 22 bids each. The long-running … Continue reading The Latest: ‘SNL’ and ‘Westworld’ top Emmy nominations