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Up until recently, it looked like Brad Paisley was unbeatable in the Country Music Assn. Award contest for best male vocalist. He won it three years in a row (2007-2009) and he's such a darling of the organization that he's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at Awards Tracker
'The Lion King' felt only a little bit of love at the 1994 Oscars. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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The recent rule changes in Oscar campaigning procedures could wind up hurting the guild awards. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Oscar quiz: What two films are tied for the most nominations? Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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There are two things that Oscar voters adore: overdue, cool directors with edgy new films and movies based upon books that have a fanatical following. That combo bodes well for David Fincher's new release this Oscar season: "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Thank goodness there's a detective on the Oscar case — and the granddaddy of them all, no less: J. Edgar Hoover. A senior sleuth is needed. As Warner Bros. releases the trailer to "J. Edgar," Clint Eastwood's latest flick starring... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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When the Producers Guild of America doles out its laurels at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 21, a special honor will be bestowed to Steven Spielberg: the David O. Selznick Award. The prize recognizes "a producer's outstanding body of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Melissa McCarthy's amazing upset in the Emmy race for lead comedy actress proves that she has strong support across Hollywood, much of it likely from her role in the comedy hit "Bridesmaids," which may mean she might be a stealth Oscar contender next. Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Jim Parsons and Julie Bowen had a leg up on some of the Emmy competition. Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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The race for best supporting comedy actor at this year's Emmys comes down to which "Modern Family" actor -- Ed O'Neill, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Ty Burrell -- is most helped by his costars' submissions. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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At the Emmys, upsets occur often because of the award's unique voting process. Winners are decided by judges who view sample episodes submitted by nominees as examples of their best work. In the acting races, for example, there are only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Awards Tracker
In his earlier Emmy video spoofs, you've seen our rascally forums moderator Matt Noble slay "Dexter," sell "Mad Men" to TV academy voters and croon off-key over "Glee." Now he takes on "Boardwalk Empire." RELATED How to sell 'Mad Men'... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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The Emmy race for best supporting drama actor may be too close to call. It's a category that favors variety; there have been no repeat winners since 1996, and none of this year's six nominees has won the best supporting actor Emmy in the past. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Predictions on who will win the Emmys on Sunday Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Television's top stars line up as Emmy presenters Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Awards Tracker
Emmy strategies for "Mad Men's" roll toward a fourth Emmy Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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"Moneyball" and the Oscars: "Moneyball" played well on Thursday at its media and industry screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. How serious is it as an Oscar contender? Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Now that many Oscar-contending films have been seen at the Venice and Telluride Film festivals, here's how the top race for best picture is shaping up. Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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There are several reasons why most pundits predict Laura Linney ("The Big C") will win the Emmy for best comedy actress. For starters, the three-time past champ has never lost. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Finally, there is suspense in the Emmy race for best actor in a drama series. Three-time champ Bryan Cranston is not in the contest since "Breaking Bad" didn't air new episodes in the eligibility period. The current nominees: Steve Buscemi... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Most awards pundits predict Edgar Ramirez is the front-runner to win lead actor in a TV movie or miniseries at the Emmy Awards for his role as a drug kingpin in "Carlos." Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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If AMC's "Mad Men" wins its fourth best drama Emmy in September, it will tie past champs "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law" and "The West Wing." Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Emmys: Could Melissa Leo's Oscar victory this year for "The Fighter" give her a fighting chance at the Emmy Awards for her role in "Mildred Pierce"? Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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Every year, "American Idol" submits its season finale episode for Emmy consideration, and every year the Emmy voters reject it. Why won't "American Idol" submit an episode that shows some competition? Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2011 at Awards Tracker
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According to a sampling of comments about the MTV Video Music Awards, some thought Lady Gaga's performance was "pretty great." Others said she was "awful." Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2011 at Awards Tracker