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Who Is Terra Jolé? 5 Things You Need to Know About the History-Making DWTS Contestant

12 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Terra Jolé is making history on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars as the first little person ever to be featured on the hit ABC dancing competition. The 36-year-old Little Women: La star will try to get her hands on the famed Mirrorball Trophy with the help of pro Sasha Farber. Here are 5 things you need to know about Jolé. 1. She's married to Joe Gnoffo. Jolé and her husband tied the knot on June 21, 2015, in a "country chic" themed wedding. The affair aired on Little Women: Terra's Little Family - Jolé's spin-off series. "The most memorable moment for me was »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Let Adele Be Adele: How Her NBC Concert Left Such an Impact (and Could Snag an Emmy)

26 August 2016 3:17 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Even non-music fans can appreciate the talent and personality on display at most concerts. That’s especially true with an artist like Adele, whose live performances are where she truly shines brightest. It’s an experience that audiences beyond just a stadium full of ticket holders ought to be able to enjoy.

Re-creating that live concert experience was the challenge facing the producers and director of “Adele: Live In New York City.” The one-off special, which was filmed at Radio City Music Hall on Nov. 17 and broadcast by NBC on Dec. 14, ultimately received four Emmy nominations. Give credit to director Beth McCarthy-Miller, who treated “Adele: Live” like the concert event it was and not just another TV special.

Read More: Women at the Emmys: The Behind-the-Scenes Nominees We’re Rooting For

This directive originated with Adele herself, according to the star’s manager/executive producer Jonathan Dickins. “She »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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TV News Roundup: Creative Arts Emmys Announce Presenters; ‘Fashion Police’ to Return for VMAs

26 August 2016 2:51 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Freeform has added guest stars to the cast of comedy pilot “Alone Together,” including Chris D’Elia and Jim O’Heir;  E!’s “Fashion Police” will return for MTV’s Video Music Awards coverage, and the TV Academy has announced presenters for the Creative Arts Emmys.

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The Television Academy announcedthe first batch of presenters for this year’s Creative Arts Emmys. On the first of two consecutive nights, Sept. 10 presenters will include Bob Newhart, Rachel Bloom, Allison Janney, Michael Kelly and Bradley Whitford. The second night, Sept. 11, will feature Morgan Freeman, RuPaul, Vanessa Hudgens, Carrie Ann Inaba, Heidi Klum and Derek Hough. Bruce Rosenblum, the Television Academy CEO, will present the Governors Award to “American Idol” on night two. This year’s Creative Arts Emmys will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, starting at 5 p.m. each evening. The show will air on September 17 starting at 8 p.m »

- Maria Cavassuto

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RuPaul Thanks You For His Emmy Nomination, But Is More Excited That He Still Even Has a Job

25 August 2016 3:12 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

RuPaul may have finally landed an Outstanding Reality TV Host Emmy nomination for his consistently stellar work on RuPaul's Drag Race, but as the legendary multi-hyphenate tells it, there's another honor that still manages to eclipse his landmark moment. "You know, eight seasons in and we've got an Emmy nomination, but honestly, the truth is, the fact that we're still on the air is really the biggest award of all," he told E! News during a visit to the Rpdr set, where he's hard at work on season nine. "In show business, the real holy grail is to have a job to come back to. Now, I understand that having an Emmy nomination or even getting an Emmy will help the show in the bigger picture, in »

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Todrick Hall Joins the Judges Table on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

25 August 2016 2:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For the second time in herstory, RuPaul's Drag Race is running an all-star season, bringing back 10 of the most popular non-winners from previous seasons for another chance at the crown. While the show will have big changes - including the dissolution of the widely-criticized team competition that plagued the first All Stars season - none are as welcome as new permanent judge Todrick Hall. The 31-year-old YouTube sensation is joining the panel alongside Carson Kressley, Michelle Visage and RuPaul herself. In addition to an exclusive sneak peek at Hall's introduction along guest judge Raven-Symoné, People has the exclusive sneak peek at Hall on Thursday's premiere! »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Todrick Hall Joins the Judges Table on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

25 August 2016 2:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For the second time in herstory, RuPaul's Drag Race is running an all-star season, bringing back 10 of the most popular non-winners from previous seasons for another chance at the crown. While the show will have big changes - including the dissolution of the widely-criticized team competition that plagued the first All Stars season - none are as welcome as new permanent judge Todrick Hall. The 31-year-old YouTube sensation is joining the panel alongside Carson Kressley, Michelle Visage and RuPaul herself. In addition to an exclusive sneak peek at Hall's introduction along guest judge Raven-Symoné, People has the exclusive sneak peek at Hall on Thursday's premiere! »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Women at the Emmys: The Behind-the-Scenes Nominees We’re Rooting For

25 August 2016 2:20 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Discussing the representation of women in Hollywood is never, you know, a fun topic, especially when it comes to below-the-line departments. In 2016, there are still glaring examples of a lack of progress for women.

While an improvement over years past, here’s just a quick sampling of accomplishments women were not recognized for: narration, music composition, writing in many categories, stunt coordination… There are plenty of categories, as well, where only one or two women were nominated, often with a male partner — such as Writing for a Comedy, where the sole female nominee is Sharon Horgan alongside Rob Delaney for “Catastrophe.”

But rather than dwell on that, let’s acknowledge some of the accomplished nominees who have a chance to be recognized for their achievements this year. Because regardless of gender, they’re awesome.

Susanne Bier, “The Night Manager” (AMC)

Outstanding Direction for a Limited Series

Coming from the feature world, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Emmy Nomination Aside, RuPaul ‘Never Can Be’ Part of the Establishment

23 August 2016 12:49 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Nobody takes the directive “You Better Work!” to heart more than RuPaul Charles.

From club kid performer to chart-topping singer (“Supermodel”) to hit reality TV mogul, RuPaul has gone through more careers than wigs over the years. But underneath the pancake make-up, he has always been a savvy entrepreneur – one who succeeded in nearly every part of the entertainment industry while staying true to himself and his beliefs.

“I’m happy that the industry has acknowledged our show,” he told IndieWire, after news broke of his Emmy nod for Outstanding Reality Host. “However, being nominated is being part of the establishment, and drag is not part of the establishment. It never will be, it never can be.”

Read More: Emmys 2016: ‘Her Story’ Nomination Is the Cinderella Story Trans Creators Needed

For those on the other side of the rainbow, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (referred to simply as “Drag Race »

- Jude Dry

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Emmy Nomination Aside, RuPaul ‘Never Can Be’ Part of the Establishment

23 August 2016 12:49 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Nobody takes the directive “You Better Work!” to heart more than RuPaul Charles.

From club kid performer to chart-topping singer (“Supermodel”) to hit reality TV mogul, RuPaul has gone through more careers than wigs over the years. But underneath the pancake make-up, he has always been a savvy entrepreneur – one who succeeded in nearly every part of the entertainment industry while staying true to himself and his beliefs.

“I’m happy that the industry has acknowledged our show,” he told IndieWire, after news broke of his Emmy nod for Outstanding Reality Host. “However, being nominated is being part of the establishment, and drag is not part of the establishment. It never will be, it never can be.”

Read More: Emmys 2016: ‘Her Story’ Nomination Is the Cinderella Story Trans Creators Needed

For those on the other side of the rainbow, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (referred to simply as “Drag Race »

- Jude Dry

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Nat Geo Acquires Climate Change Pic from Leonardo DiCaprio, Partners with Katie Couric on Gender Doc

30 July 2016 1:47 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

National Geographic Channel has acquired the worldwide rights to an untitled climate change feature documentary produced by Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio, the cable network announced at their Television Critics Association summer press tour panel Saturday. NatGeo plans to release the film theatrically in New York and Los Angeles in October, followed by a global premiere on National Geographic Channels worldwide preceding the U.S. election in November.

The film presents an account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe. Audiences are presented with visual evidence of a worsening environmental crisis that is inflicting irreversible damage on landscapes from Greenland to Indonesia, disturbing the balance of our planet’s climate and hastening the extinction of beloved animals. DiCaprio interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations who provide their views on what must be done today – and in the future – to transition »

- Laura Prudom

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RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: Season Two Debuts on Logo in August

21 July 2016 4:14 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It's wigtastic! The second season of RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race TV show on Logo premieres Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8:00pm Et/Pt. Joining RuPaul Charles as judges are: Todrick Hall, Carson Kressley, and Michelle Visage.Competing in season two are: Adore Delano, Alaska, Alyssa Edwards, Coco Montrese, Detox, Ginger Minj, Katya, Phi Phi O'Hara, Roxxxy Andrews, and Tatiana. How's that for eleganza?Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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RuPaul's Drag Race: Season Nine Renewal for Logo Series

20 July 2016 8:44 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Is RuPaul's Drag Race cancelled? Not today Satan, not today! Logo has renewed the popular RuPaul's Drag Race TV show for a ninth season.A reality competition show, Logo's RuPaul's Drag Race TV series is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang, and RuPaul Charles executive producing. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola executive produce for Logo.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Emmys Upstage Oscars In Diversity and Female-Led Programs In 2016

14 July 2016 2:53 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

After Oscars So White, when every single one of the 20 acting nominations were given to white thespians, Thursday’s Emmy nominations revealed far more diversity in the television industry. While the Motion Picture Academy responds well to certain high-end dramas such as Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” those films just don’t come along that often. (So far Oscars 2017 look to tell a different story.)

Unlike the movie industry, in television more shows are aimed at more diverse audiences from the start, which gives 19,000 Emmy voters a wealth of options. The television industry casts a wide net, aiming shows at every audience segment, especially women, who are consistently underserved by the Hollywood studios, despite their strong box office stats.

Read More: The full Emmy nominations list

In dramatic contrast, this year’s Emmy contenders put strong women front and center, matching wits and strength with their male co-stars. This »

- Anne Thompson

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Emmys Upstage Oscars In Diversity and Female-Led Programs In 2016

14 July 2016 2:53 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

After Oscars So White, when every single one of the 20 acting nominations were given to white thespians, Thursday’s Emmy nominations revealed far more diversity in the television industry. While the Motion Picture Academy responds well to certain high-end dramas such as Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” those films just don’t come along that often. (So far Oscars 2017 look to tell a different story.)

Unlike the movie industry, in television more shows are aimed at more diverse audiences from the start, which gives 19,000 Emmy voters a wealth of options. The television industry casts a wide net, aiming shows at every audience segment, especially women, who are consistently underserved by the Hollywood studios, despite their strong box office stats.

Read More: The full Emmy nominations list

In dramatic contrast, this year’s Emmy contenders put strong women front and center, matching wits and strength with their male co-stars. This »

- Anne Thompson

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Emmys Upstage Oscars In Diversity and Female-Led Programs In 2016

14 July 2016 2:53 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After Oscars So White, when every single one of the 20 acting nominations were given to white thespians, Thursday’s Emmy nominations revealed far more diversity in the television industry. While the Motion Picture Academy responds well to certain high-end dramas such as Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” those films just don’t come along that often. (So far Oscars 2017 look to tell a different story.)

Unlike the movie industry, in television more shows are aimed at more diverse audiences from the start, which gives 19,000 Emmy voters a wealth of options. The television industry casts a wide net, aiming shows at every audience segment, especially women, who are consistently underserved by the Hollywood studios, despite their strong box office stats.

Read More: The full Emmy nominations list

In dramatic contrast, this year’s Emmy contenders put strong women front and center, matching wits and strength with their male co-stars. This »

- Anne Thompson

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2016 Emmy Nominations: What Leads the Pack?

14 July 2016 9:59 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Let the Snub Debate begin in 3... 2... 1...

Nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards are in, with Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham making the announcements this morning, live from Los Angeles.

The ceremony will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and air on ABC on September 18.

Which shows, actors and actresses will be up for major awards that night? Game of Thrones leads all with 23 nods.

Scroll down to find out more and then let the praise and complaints pour in below...

Outstanding Drama

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr Robot

Lead Actor In A Drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodlines

Rami Malek, Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress In A Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder

Taraji P Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, »

- Matt Richenthal

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Emmys 2016 Nominations List: Game of Thrones and People v. O.J. Lead Pack, The Americans Enters Race

14 July 2016 8:35 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday by Anthony Anderson (ABC’s black-ish) and Lauren Graham (of Netflix’s upcoming Gilmore Girls revival), and HBO’s Game of Thrones led the pack with 23 total nominations, including for best drama and with three supporting actress contenders.

RelatedEmmy Nominations 2016: Michael Ausiello’s Snappy Judgements

FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story followed with 22 nods, while Season 2 of FX’s Fargo amassed 18.

TVLine has detailed the major nominees below; visit Emmys.com for the full list. Your job here, as opinionated connoisseurs of TV, »

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Logo Is Planning Gay Dating Series Similar To ‘The Bachelor’

12 July 2016 11:44 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

There’s a new “Bachelor” in town!

Logo announced on Tuesday that it’s producing its first reality dating series, “Finding Prince Charming,” that will consist of a cast of 13 gay men competing to win the heart of the “nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob.”

It’s a first-of-its-kind dating show that will be hosted by former ‘Nsync member Lance Bass. Per Logo, the contestants will live together and be eliminated one-by-one until the heartthrob chooses his one ideal man to “commit to an exclusive relationship.”

Read More: Simon Pegg Explains The Important Reason Sulu Is Gay In ‘Star Trek Beyond

Logo has a long history of showcasing Lgbtq-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, Svp of original programming for Logo. “‘Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.” The series is currently in production. »

- Liz Calvario

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Logo Is Planning Gay Dating Series Similar To ‘The Bachelor’

12 July 2016 11:44 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

There’s a new “Bachelor” in town!

Logo announced on Tuesday that it’s producing its first reality dating series, “Finding Prince Charming,” that will consist of a cast of 13 gay men competing to win the heart of the “nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob.”

It’s a first-of-its-kind dating show that will be hosted by former ‘Nsync member Lance Bass. Per Logo, the contestants will live together and be eliminated one-by-one until the heartthrob chooses his one ideal man to “commit to an exclusive relationship.”

Read More: Simon Pegg Explains The Important Reason Sulu Is Gay In ‘Star Trek Beyond

Logo has a long history of showcasing Lgbtq-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, Svp of original programming for Logo. “‘Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.” The series is currently in production. »

- Liz Calvario

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RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race Season 2 Cast Revealed!

17 June 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.Back in 2009, you'd be hard-pressed to find an average American who knew the definition of a death drop or how to read a queen for filth. That all changed with RuPaul's Drag Race, the must-see competition series returning this summer with its second All Stars season on Logo. And it promises to be bitchier and funnier than ever. "The girls dropped whatever they were doing to do this," RuPaul says. "We've got a hundred girls now, so we could pretty much do All Stars forever." So who's going to lip-sync »

- Dylan Kickham, @ThatsSoDylan

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