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Conan 'Weirdly Out-of-Touch' at MTV Awards

One critic pans him, another calls him the best host ever

(Newser) - Remember when Conan O'Brien seemed like the coolest, hippest guy in late night, back when the youngsters were rooting for him over Jay Leno? Well, those days are over, at least according to Daniel D'Addario. While hosting the MTV Movie Awards last night, O'Brien "seemed weirdly... More »

7 Buzziest Moments From the MTV Movie Awards

Host Conan O'Brien gets 50 celebrities to cameo, and more

(Newser) - Conan O'Brien started last night's MTV Movie Awards off with a bang, racking up 50 celebrity cameos in the filmed sketch that opened the show—including Taylor Swift, Grumpy Cat, Tracy Morgan as Banksy, Martin Scorsese, and Jack Nicholson's middle finger. The director of the segment tells... More »

Tip for the Oscars Pizza Delivery Guy? $1K

He appears on Ellen DeGeneres' show to talk about the experience

(Newser) - The guy who delivered pizzas to the Oscars appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show yesterday, and the Academy Awards host gave him a $1,000 tip. Edgar Martirosyan, who owns Big Mama's & Papa's Pizzeria with his brother, said he thought the pizza order was for the writers... More »

This Year's Oscars Stank

Ellen DeGeneres hosts a boring Academy Awards: reviews

(Newser) - The general feeling this morning? Last night's Academy Awards ceremony was way too long, and host Ellen DeGeneres didn't do nearly as good a job as anyone was hoping:
  • On the Huffington Post , David Macaray offers up three reasons this year's Oscars was "the worst."
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12 Years a Slave Wins Best Picture

Here are all your Oscar winners

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres opened tonight's Academy Awards with a few mild shots at the attendees—among other things, she teased Jennifer Lawrence for falling on her way up to the stage last year and then again on the red carpet tonight ; she raised her voice so that 84-year-old nominee June... More »

Ellen DeGeneres Takes Epic Selfie, Orders Oscars Pizza

Memorable Academy Awards moments

(Newser) - Two Oscar moments that will probably be talked about tomorrow: Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizza for the audience, and took what could very well be the most epic selfie of all time.
  • She took a poll of the audience, asking who else was starving and would be up for some pizza.
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Hello, Oscar: Gravity Builds Momentum at DGAs

Cuaron and Co. take home top film honors

(Newser) - Alfonso Cuaron and Gravity added top film honors to their collection at last night's Directors Guild of America Awards, building momentum in what's seen as a tight three-way race to the Oscars. The award all but guarantees Cuaron the Best Director Oscar (though don't ask Ben Affleck... More »

McConaughey, Hustle Win at SAGs

Awards season is beginning to look sort of set

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey and American Hustle are beginning to make the Oscars look sort of inevitable, adding Screen Actors Guild Awards wins last night to their Golden Globes . McConaughey again took home the lead actor award for Dallas Buyers Club, which also earned Jared Leto a best supporting actor award, while... More »

5 Weirdest Things About the Golden Globes

The layout! The swearing! The random singing!

(Newser) - Last night's Golden Globes ceremony was filled with as many bizarre moments as you'd expect from an awards show fueled by alcohol. Today.com rounds up the head-scratchers that had people talking:
  • Worst management decision: the layout. Some of the winners appeared to be seated in Siberia. It
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Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:
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This Is the Golden Globes' Craziest Acceptance Speech

Jacqueline Bisset rambles on just a bit

(Newser) - The craziest acceptance speech of the Golden Globes so far? Defamer gives the honor to Jacqueline Bisset, who won best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie for her work in Dancing on the Edge. After taking quite a while just to get to the stage and then... More »

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler's Best Golden Globes Lines

Fey even swipes back at Taylor Swift

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes by simultaneously flattering and teasing their fellow Hollywood bigwigs—including Amy Poehler. "I believe Amy is here tonight, can we get a shot of her?" Poehler asked as the camera cut to Jennifer Lawrence. Poehler was quick to note that... More »

Whoops: Sprinkler Drenches Globes Red Carpet

Plus, pictures of Golden Globes arrivals

(Newser) - The Golden Globes red carpet had a pretty big "oops" a couple hours before the ceremony when a lighting rig set off a fire sprinkler, which drenched the carpet and some cameras, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Thanks to the Beverly Hills Fire Department's air blowers and wet... More »

Here's What Stars Will Be Eating at the Golden Globes

Needless to say, lots of champagne will be available

(Newser) - If award shows seem to you like a boring waste of time and you're not sure why anyone, even a celebrity, would want to attend, consider this: At least at the Golden Globes, guests get to eat. The Today show takes a look at this Sunday's menu, dreamed... More »

Bullock Sweeps People's Choice Awards

She was the evening's top winner with 4 trophies

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock reigned supreme at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards last night, taking home four trophies as the evening's top winner. The actress was named favorite movie actress, comedic actress, dramatic actress, and shared the favorite movie duo award with Gravity co-star George Clooney. Bullock's buddy... More »

Here's Your 2014 Golden Globes Drinking Game

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler talk about Sunday's awards show

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler sat down for a pre-Golden Globes interview with the Hollywood Reporter , so of course they laid out the rules for this year's drinking game . "Anytime you see a gown with sleeves, you're going to drink," says Fey. "Anytime they cut... More »

Golden Globes: Slave, Hustle Each Nab 7 Nods

Nominations announced for Jan. 12 award show

(Newser) - The Golden Globes nominations are in, and 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle are the leaders with seven nominations each, the AP reports. Both received Best Picture nods, along with (in the drama category) Captain Phillips, Gravity, Philomena, and Rush, and (in the comedy/musical category) Her, Inside Llewyn Davis,... More »

Taylor Swift Wins Big at AMAs

She takes top prize for 3rd time

(Newser) - Taylor Swift's fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time. The 23-year-old pop star also won country album of the year for Red and favorite female country and pop/rock artist, giving her a leading four trophies as fans... More »

Taylor Swift, George Strait Among Big Winners at CMAs

Strait wins top honor for third time

(Newser) - The Country Music Association Awards paid tribute to the past, present, and future, giving George Strait his third entertainer of the year trophy last night while also awarding a quartet of 20-somethings who are helping to stretch the ever-fluid boundaries of the genre. Strait won the CMA's top honor... More »

YouTube's Debut Awards Show Was ... Kind of a Mess

Critics weigh in on the 'YTMAs'

(Newser) - YouTube threw its first awards show last night, and the results were ... interesting. The unscripted show, directed by Spike Jonze and hosted by Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts, took place in New York City and was livestreamed on YouTube. Awards were handed out and artists offered up performances (er, "... More »

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