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Watch our exclusive 'Bessie' chats to sing praises of blues legend: Queen Latifah, Khandi Alexander ...

4 hours ago

"Bessie" fans, did you miss any of our exclusive chats with the cast and crew of HBO's acclaimed biopic about groundbreaking blues singer Bessie Smith? We've listed them all below for your viewing pleasure, including our interviews with director Dee Rees and stars Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander and Tika Sumpter. -Break- Watch almost 200 video chats with 2015 Emmy contenders Queen Latifah on her personal connection to Bessie Smith: "I don't think my ego ever got as out of control as Bessie's did, but being humbled in different ways, getting up and dusting yourself off, partying too much and hanging out too much, sleeping with the wrong person maybe. All those things I've kind of been through." Dee Rees on why she responded so strongly to Smith's story: "And this Tennessee black queer woman – I'm a Tennessee black queer woman, so on a personal level I was like, »


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Watch our chats with late night class of 2015 after year of Big changes: James Corden, Seth Meyers, ...

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Late-night fans, did you miss any of our exclusive chats with this year's crop of variety talk show hosts? With the recent exits of David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Jay LenoStephen Colbert's "Colbert Report" and the impending departure of Jon Stewart, late night has transformed more in the last few years than it had in the preceding 20. Below, watch our exclusive Google Hangout chats with some of this year's variety contenders, including veteran Conan O'Brien ("Conan") and relative newcomers James Corden ("Late Late Show"), Seth Meyers ("Late Night") and Larry Wilmore ("The Nightly Show"). -Break- Watch almost 200 video chats with 2015 Emmy contenders Conan O'Brien on his groundbreaking trip to Cuba: "The 'American idiot abroad' is an invention Mark Twain was doing in the 19th century. The American being out-of-place and out-of-sorts and b..."' »


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Watch all our video chats with the 'Bloodline' family: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, ...

11 hours ago

"Bloodline" fans, did you miss any of our exclusive chats with the cast and crew of Netflix's suspenseful family drama? We've listed them all below for your viewing pleasure, including our interviews with Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, Linda Cardellini and series creators Glenn Kessler and Todd A. Kessler. -Break- Watch almost 200 video chats with 2015 Emmy contenders Kyle Chandler, (below with Ben Mendelsohn) on playing opposite A-list co-stars: "I think also there's a competitive spirit on set, and I like that. It is a sport. We're allowed to play with the words and play with the meanings. We're asked to do different things with these scenes, so there's a competitiveness. It's like duking it out with other actors using your acting skills." Sissy Spacek reflects on the story of a black sheep returning home: "I know most mothers, certainly I'm that kind of mother, that you never give up »


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Emmy predictions slugfest: Victory at last for Jon Hamm and history made by Viola Davis? (Video)

14 hours ago

Will Jon Hamm ("Mad Men") finally win an Emmy after 13 previous losses? Can Viola Davis ("How to Get Away with Murder") break the color barrier? In our new Emmy predictions slugfest (watch below), Gold Derby editors Daniel Montgomery, Charles Bright and Ralph Galvan join me in making our forecasts for Best Drama Actor and Best Drama Actress. -Break- Watch dozens of video chats with 2015 Emmy contenders If Hamm were to lose, we predict an upset victory for either Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards"), Jeff Daniels ("The Newsroom"), Bob Odenkirk ("Better Call Saul"), Terrence Howard ("Empire") or Kyle Chandler ("Bloodline"). But watch out for a few under-the-radar actors that are still very much in this race. Since an African-American woman has never won Best Drama Actress, we wonder if perhaps that title will go to Davis, Taraji P. Henson ("Empire&quot..." »


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Should Emmys expand number of acting nominees from six to 10?

14 hours ago

In our TV forum, user Tony_DiMeo wonders, "I really think there are so many worthy actors that it seems to me that there needs to be more than six nominees. I really think just like the Oscars did in 2010, the Emmys need to add to the number of nominees for acting. Am I crazy, or am I making a good sound argument?" Our readers have been furiously debating this hot topic in our forums. Join in their fiery fight here after reading a sampling of their comments below. And be sure to cast your ballot in our poll as well.  -Break- Watch dozens of video chats with 2015 Emmy contenders tennisfreak: On the drama side, sure. Comedy? No. Javier V: I have to disagree with your argument for increasing the number of Emmy nominees. My main fear is that by doing this, it'll dilute the overall product of the Emmys. »

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'Big Brother' recap: Did you predict Week 1's four nominees for eviction?'

23 hours ago

Did you predict that Steve Moses, Jackie Ibarra, John McGuire and Becky Burgess would be the first four nominees for eviction on "Big Brother"? If so, you should be taking part in our weekly prediction contest. Hurry -- make your predictions for the rest of Week 1 and you could win our prize of a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It's fun and easy, so start now by scrolling down and predicting who will be eliminated next. -Break- 'Big Brother' poll: Who's the Worst winner of all time? During the season's first Battle of the Block competition, John and Becky prevailed, meaning they're safe for the week while the Hoh who nominated them -- Jason Roy -- is back in the pool of contenders to be nominated. Jason, James Huling, Da'Vonne Rogers and Audrey Middleton have a deal to backdoor Jace Agolli following Wednesday's Veto competition, but is that still in »


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Emmy predictions slugfest: Upsets by 'Veep' and 'Game of Thrones'? (Video)

28 June 2015 8:15 PM, PDT

Will "Modern Family" win Emmy #6? Can "Game of Thrones" triumph on its fifth season? In our new Emmy predictions slugfest (watch below), Gold Derby editors Daniel Montgomery, Charles Bright and Ralph Galvan join me in making our forecasts for Best Comedy Series and Best Drama Series. -Break- Watch dozens of video chats with 2015 Emmy contenders What laffer has the best chance of taking down five-time reigning champ "Modern Family"? Is it "Veep," "Louie," "Silicon Valley," "The Big Bang Theory" or perhaps a new show? Will "Mad Men" win a record fifth Emmy on the drama side, or will it be beaten by "GoT," "House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black," "Downton Abbey" or something else entirely? Also in our slugfest, we discuss our longshot predictions for the comedy and drama races and what dream cont »


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