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Breaking Bad, Modern Family Grab Top Emmys

They win best drama, best comedy series

(Newser) - Seth Meyers opened tonight's Emmy Awards with quite a few jokes about the fact that the ceremony was held on a Monday night rather than a Sunday night before opening things up to the first presenter: none other than Amy Poehler, who handed out the night's first award,... More »

Muppets Sequel Can't Top Reboot

Critics are pleased overall, but can't help comparing to the 2011 installment

(Newser) - The Muppets are back following their spectacular 2011 revival . This time, they're headed to Europe (with comedic big-hitters Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, and Ty Burrell alongside), where all doesn't quite go as planned. Does Muppets Most Wanted live up to the reboot? The critics weigh in:
  • "Refreshingly
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman Stays True to Original

Movie generally pleases, is charming with funny bits: reviews

(Newser) - Critics and audiences alike seem pleased with Mr. Peabody & Sherman, a remake of Jay Ward's classic cartoon—made famous on the Rocky & Bullwinkle Show—about a smart talking dog, his adopted human son, and their travels through history via their WABAC (think way-back) machine. What reviewers are... More »

Modern Family Stars Hold Out for More Money

They want their current contracts declared null and void

(Newser) - Modern Family has itself a contract fight: Five stars of the hit comedy on ABC have banded together and are suing to void their contracts. The suit filed by Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, and Ty Burrell argues that their contracts with 20th Century Fox Television... More »

Modern Family, Mad Men Grab Top Emmys

Julianna Margulies, Kyle Chandler, Kate Winslet, Daily Show all score

(Newser) - The Emmy Awards theme: Mad Men and Modern Family dominated. The ABC series about hilariously quirky family relationships swept honors for Best Comedy (for the second year), Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress in a comedy series (for Ty Burell and Julie Bowen), Best Writing, and Best Direction. Mad Men grabbed... More »

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