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With Premiere Week Upon Us, We Want To Ask Why

Variety TV editor Andrew Wallenstein argues that there's no longer much reason — other than inertia — for the networks to pile up their series premieres in the fall.
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Star Of Emmys: 'Modern Family'

Millions of Americans tuned into the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, where the comedy show Modern Family took home five awards. LL Cool J also rapped about movies and mini series, and Charlie Sheen made surprising comments before presenting the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
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Aaron Paul: 'Breaking Bad' Dealer Isn't Dead ... Yet

Student-turned-drug dealer Jesse Pinkman was supposed to die in the first season of the AMC drama. But the writers decided the chemistry between high school teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) was too good to let go.
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'Breaking Bad': Vince Gilligan On Meth And Morals

Vince Gilligan's AMC drama Breaking Bad stars Bryan Cranston as a high school chemistry teacher turned drug dealer. Gilligan says he pitched the show by telling AMC: "You take Mr. Chips and turn him into Scarface."
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The Emmys: Satisfying Winners Elevate A Sloppy Show

The Emmy Awards celebrated some very good performances on Sunday night, but the show itself was weak.
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'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' Capture Multiple Emmys

The 1960s Madison Avenue saga Mad Men won its fourth consecutive Emmy Award for Best drama series. Modern Family won its second consecutive trophy for best comedy.

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