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Emmy Award: American television production award
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry. It is presented at numerous annual events held throughout the calendar year, each honoring one of the various sectors of the television industry. The two ceremonies that receive the most media coverage are the Primetime Emmy Awards and the Daytime Emmy Awards, which recognize outstanding work in American primetime and daytime entertainment programming, respectively. Other notable Emmy events include those honoring national sports programming, national news and documentary shows, and technological and engineering achievements in television, including the Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards. Regional Emmy Awards are also presented throughout the country at various times through the year, recognizing excellence in local and statewide television. In addition, the International Emmy Awards honor excellence in TV programming produced and initially aired outside the United States.

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Edie Falco stays close to home with new show, 'Tommy'

Emmy-award winning actress Edie Falco talks about her new role, playing the first female chief of police in Los Angeles in CBS drama, "Tommy." She also discusses how it was possible to film a show set..
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Life after basketball: Kobe Bryant's transition to Oscar, Emmy winner and AAU coach

Kobe Bryant talked to USA TODAY Sports about life after the NBA, projects with his award-winning multimedia company and coaching his daughter's team.
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Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

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FX Picks Up Matthew McConaughey Drama From Nic Pizzolatto | THR News [Video]FX Picks Up Matthew McConaughey Drama From Nic Pizzolatto | THR News

Pizzolatto has also moved his overall deal from HBO to Fox 21 TV Studios and FX Productions, while the Emmy-nominated actor has inked a first-look pact with the latter.

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Taylor Swift brings star power to Sundance opening night [Video]Taylor Swift brings star power to Sundance opening night

Swift helped kick off the annual Sundance Film Festival in style on Thursday, greeting screaming fans and then posing for a photo call at the premiere of her new documentary 'Taylor Swift: Miss..

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Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes awards history [Video]Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes awards history

Hildur Guonadottir has become the first solo female Golden Globe winner for best original score for "Joker", has both Oscar and BAFTA nods for the film, and won an Emmy for TV series "Chernobyl".

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Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes film awards history [Video]Female Icelandic 'Joker' composer makes film awards history

Hildur Gudnadottir has become the first solo female Golden Globe winner for best original score for "Joker", has both Oscar and BAFTA nods for the film, and won an Emmy for TV series "Chernobyl".

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Ron Leibman, 'Norma Rae' star who played Rachel's father in 'Friends,' dies at 82

"Norma Rae" actor Ron Leibman, who won an Emmy, a Tony award and starred in "Friends" as Rachel's dad, has died at 82.
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International Emmys' Oscar moment

"McMafia" accidentally announced as winner for TV movie/miniseries - before actually winning best drama at International Emmys; "Game of Thrones" creators pick up Founders Award. (Nov. 26)  
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"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" director on Mr. Rogers' "fundamental message"

Generations of children started their day with Fred Rogers singing "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." The groundbreaking series spoke directly to kids about some of life's weightiest issues in a simple and..
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Lena Waithe: Black people have to "create the heroes that we need"

The first black woman to win an Emmy Award for comedy writing is out to "break convention" with her latest project, "Queen & Slim"
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Lena Waithe on "Queen & Slim," rural Colorado town tries to attract teachers

Watch Part 4 of "CBS This Morning": In our School Matters series, we're taking a look at the crisis in the country’s rural classrooms due to a shortage of teachers. Also, Lena Waithe, the first black..
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Aaron Paul and Jesse Plemons talk "Breaking Bad" sequel film, "El Camino"

The characters from the hit series, "Breaking Bad," are back in the sequel film, "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie." Netflix says more than 25 million households watched the film in the first seven days..
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Kristin Chenoweth talks "Wicked" and her new Broadway show

The Emmy and Tony Award winner says there's a lot we don't know about her life – and she plans to set it to music
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Glen Campbell's final tour

In 2012 legendary country singer Glen Campbell was honored with a lifetime Grammy Award, celebrating a career that boasted such hits as "Galveston" and "Rhinestone Cowboy." But the singer, suffering..
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Louie Anderson: "Christine Baskets is Everywoman"

Correspondent Lee Cowan follows Louie Anderson into the makeup trailer, where the comedian is transformed into Christine Baskets, family matriarch of the FX series "Baskets." Anderson talks about how..
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Michael J. Fox: Parkinson's "sucks"

The Emmy-winning actor talks with Jane Pauley about how, at age 29, he received his diagnosis of Parkinson's, and how the Michael J. Fox Foundation has raised hundreds of millions of dollars and helped..
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Murphy Brown is back!

Lee Cowan visits the set of the reincarnation of "Murphy Brown," and talks with star Candice Bergen (who won five Emmys for her role in the original show); series creator Diane English; and other..
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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis

For 35 years Alex Trebek has hosted nearly 8,000 episodes of the game show "Jeopardy!" and won six Emmy Awards. And while contestant James Holzhauer's record-setting streak has been making headlines of..
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Passage: Remembering Ross Perot, Rip Torn and Jim Bouton

"Sunday Morning" looks back at three unique and iconoclastic individuals we lost this week: billionaire and presidential candidate Ross Perot, baseball pitcher and "Ball Four" author Jim Bouton, and..
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Chang says show honors Bourdain without stealing

Restaurateur and TV personality David Chang says his new Netflix show, "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner," pays homage to the late Anthony Bourdain's Emmy-winning series "Parts Unknown." (Oct. 31)  
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Jane Pauley says doctor offered her a "cover story" to hide bipolar diagnosis

After more than 30 years reporting the news, Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Jane Pauley put a very public face on bipolar disorder. She releaved she had taken a break from the spotlight and..
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Most shocking, sexy celeb looks of 2019: Emmys, JLo, Kardashians

Legs and cleavage have been on display on red carpets throughout 2019 so far. Check out all the sheer dresses, bold cutouts and barely-there dresses.
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Patricia Heaton on starring in new CBS comedy: "It's my turn"

Actress Patricia Heaton won two Emmys for playing Debra Barone in the hit CBS show "Everybody Loves Raymond." Heaton is returning to CBS as the star of the the new series "Carol’s Second Act." In it..
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Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams slams fans confusing her with actress: ‘I am black’

Singer Michelle Williams has a PSA: She's not Michelle Williams the actress who won an Emmy on Sunday.
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Talking to Jerry Brown About Tackling Climate Change, With Help From China

Tuesday: An interview with the former governor about his new initiative at U.C. Berkeley. Also: Chanel Miller speaks out, and more Emmys coverage.
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ShowBiz Minute: Haig, Domingo, Emmys

Sid Haig, who acted in "House of 1000 Corpses," dies at 80; Opera's Placido Domingo starts US performances amid allegations; Emmy Awards viewership plunges to 6.9 million people. (Sept. 24)
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Emmys ratings: Latest awards show hits another record-low turnout

TV's biggest night was not so big after all, as Fox notched a record-low 6.9 million viewers for the annual awards show.
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AP Top Stories September 23 A

Here's the latest for Monday, September 23rd: Trump at UN meeting with world leaders; School collapse in Kenya's capital leaves seven children dead; Russia will respond to WADA doping allegations;..
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Michelle Williams explains Emmy speech

Backstage at the Emmys, actress Michelle Williams explains how the pay discrepancy on her movie "All The Money In The World" profoundly affected her. (Sept. 23)  
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'Game of Thrones' stars bow out at Emmys

Cast and crew of hit fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" celebrate another great night at the Emmys, while screenwriter Craig Mazin recalls his reaction to the show's pilot episode. (Sept. 23)  
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Arquette and Oliver celebrate Emmy wins backstage

Backstage at the Emmys, Patricia Arquette talked about climate change, while John Oliver's interview awkwardly clashed with the 'In Memoriam' segment of the show. (Sept. 23)  
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'Love Yourself' - Billy Porter celebrates historic Emmy win

Actor Billy Porter, who stars in the FX drama set in the LGBTQ ball scene of the late 20th century, became the first openly gay man to win a best drama series acting Emmy. (Sept. 23)
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The worst-dressed stars at the Emmys: Kendall Jenner, Lena Headey, Karamo Brown, more

It's the biggest night in television, but everyone's fashion didn't shine at the Emmys Sunday. Here are the stars who missed the mark.
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Emmys 2019: What you didn't see on TV, from Kardashian heckling to stars covertly snacking

What happened during all those Emmys commercial breaks? From Kardashian heckling to stars hitting the bar, read on.
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Ukraine, Emmy Awards, Thomas Cook: Your Monday Briefing

Here's what you need to know.
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Kardashian West, Jenner, Paltrow arrive at Emmy Awards

Sisters Kim Kardashian West and Kendall Jenner, Amy Adams, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge arrive at the 2019 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 23)
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Pink and red combos, Hollywood gold on the Emmys carpet

From Julia Louis-Dreyfus in classic Hollywood gold to Jodie Comer in sleek white, a look at some of the fashion on the Emmy Awards' carpet. (Sept. 23)
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Emmys 2019: A behind-the-scenes look at how stars celebrate backstage

USA TODAY was behind the scenes as stars came backstage to celebrate their Emmy wins Sunday night.
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Alex Borstein honors Holocaust survivor grandmother at Emmys

In an emotional moment during her acceptance speech for her comedy series Emmy, Borstein told the story of how her grandmother survived with an act of defiance
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Emilia Clarke's Jennifer Lopez-inspired Emmys look earns praise from 'Hustlers' star

Emilia Clarke's plunging navy Valentino gown – which put her on our Emmys best-dressed list – had her feeling like Jennifer Lopez.
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2019 Emmy Award winners stand up for equality

The actresses used their acceptance speeches Sunday night to push for social change
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From Billy Porter's win to Patricia Arquette's plea: Emmys were queerest they've ever been

The year is 2019, and the Emmys have never been more queer.
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Emmy Awards 2019: The hottest red carpet arrivals

See what your favorite TV stars wore to the ceremony.
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Billy Porter is 1st openly gay man to win Emmy for best actor in a drama

Porter — who played Pray Tell on the FX drama "Pose" — beat out nominees that included Bob Odenkirk, Jason Bateman and Kit Harington
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Best-dressed at the Emmys: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Naomi Watts, Sophie Turner and more

The fashion at Sunday's Emmy Awards was worthy of its own award.
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Emmys 2019: The best speech, and early signs of a 'Fleabag' sweep?

From the winners to the losers to the lack of host, USA TODAY's TV Critic breaks down the best, the worst and the boring at the 2019 Emmy Awards.
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'She has risen': Gwendoline Christie compared to the Pope on the red carpet

Twitter bowed down to Gwendoline Christie's showstopping Emmys gown.
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Ahead of the Emmys, Sophie Turner gets love from hubby Joe Jonas, Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Ahead of 2019 Emmys, Jonas family members shared their support for Sophie Turner on Instagram.
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Emmy Awards won't have a host this year for the first time since 2003

Fox is forgoing a host in order to highlight departing shows, including fan-favorite "Game of Thrones"
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