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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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NBC's 'Prime Suspect' Hopes To Fill Some Very Big And Very British Shoes

On Thursday night, NBC's gambling with a new adaptation of a BBC police drama, and the stakes are unusually high. The original Prime Suspect starred Helen Mirren as frosty, frazzled Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, whose travails earned Mirren both a devoted global following and critical adoration that yielded Emmys, Golden Globes and a Peabody. NBC's version stars Maria Bello.
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'Mad Men's' Blankenship: Dying To Go To The Emmys

Miss Ida Blankenship may have been the most memorable character among many on AMC's hit drama last season. When actress Randee Heller took a fatal header into her desk, she cemented her place in TV history — and earned the right to take her first stroll on the Emmy red carpet.
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Things To Watch For At Sunday Night's Emmy Awards

We consider a few questions heading into Sunday's Emmy Awards, including new blood, Prohibition versus the '60s, and the very strange case of Charlie Sheen.
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Jane Lynch: A Life Of 'Happy Accidents'

Jane Lynch tells David Greene that her career got a giant boost from a Frosted Flakes commercial, and her personal life benefited enormously from a letter she wrote and thought she might never choose to send.

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