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Harris, Other New Faces Rule Emmys Tonight

First-time nominees Family Guy, Hamm, Morgan could win big

(Newser) - Fresh faces are all the rage at tonight’s Emmys, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting and a host of first-time nominees up for top awards, People reports. Family Guy is the first cartoon to be nominated for best comedy series in nearly 50 years, and Jeremy Piven’s snub for... More »

Kenneth: I'm More Lumberjacky Than Jindal

30 Rock 's Kenneth responds to comparisons

(Newser) - With the Internet buzzing over how much Gov. Bobby Jindal sounded like Kenneth the Page from 30 Rock in his Obama response Tuesday night, Jimmy Fallon gave Kenneth—aka Jack McBrayer—a chance to respond. On the Jimmy Fallon Late Night blog, McBrayer appears before a background strikingly similar to... More »

'Kenneth the Page' Talks Weak Chins, 30 Rock

Jack McBrayer dishes on his character and connection with Tina Fey

(Newser) - Yes, Jack McBrayer is like Kenneth the Page, his 30 Rock character. Sort of. In an interview with Salon, the actor admits he’s “somewhat of a people-pleaser”—though the former Applebee's employee of the month has serious comedy chops. The Southerner met creator Tina Fey at Chicago’... More »

NBC Pages Seek Bigtime on $10/Hour

Ted Koppel, Regis Philbin alums of yearlong program

(Newser) - Screaming girls, predawn starts, and 6-day weeks are a lot to handle on $10 an hour—but NBC pages see success at the end of the tunnel, the New York Times reports. They know that hours of smiling schlep work—think photocopies and coffee—have led luminaries like Regis Philbin... More »

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