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Actors Who’ve Been Royally Screwed Out of an Emmy

Gabrielle Chung | September 23, 2013 - 3:42 pm

Sure, there’ll always be someone snubbed at any given awards show, but it’s incredibly harsh at the Emmys considering the same people win every single year. (I’m looking at you, Modern Family.)

Derek Hough, who I’m sure is a fantastic guy, managed to walk out of Sunday’s ceremony with an award for Outstanding Choreography. More »

Democratic National Convention: President Obama Caps a Star-Studded Night

Gary Susman | September 7, 2012 - 12:18 pm

Last week, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s opening act was Clint Eastwood. (And an empty chair.) This week, before he gave his acceptance speech last night at the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama’s opening act was… seemingly everyone else in Hollywood.

There were Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington, bringing some Tinseltown glamour… More »

Andy Griffith Death: Revisiting Mayberry, ‘Matlock’ and 3 More Memorable Roles (VIDEO)

Celebuzz | July 3, 2012 - 6:34 pm

Andy Griffith, veteran television and film actor, had a career that spanned more than six decades. On Tuesday, the news broke that the Hollywood legend had died at 86.

Beginning his career in the early 1950s with various small television roles, it wasn’t until 1960 when he had his own show, CBS’ TheMore »

Andy Griffith Dead at 86

| July 3, 2012 - 10:10 am

TV legend Andy Griffith has died at age 86.

Griffith passed away at his home in North Carolina on Tuesday morning, a close friend of the actor, former UNC President Bill Friday, confirmed to WITN News.

Griffith is most known for his role as Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith show,… More »