The glitzy and glamorous Oscars telecast may be one of the most-watched television events of the year, but it's also one of the most predictable. It's not surprising then that producers are once again vying to liven things up.
Among the myriad Olympics-related viral videos that have spread across social networks during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, a video of a wolf prowling the athlete's village and shared by U.S. luger Kate Hansen has been unmasked as a hoax spearheaded by Jimmy Kimmel.
Nearly seven months after Canadian actor Cory Monteith's death, the late Glee star's on-and-offscreen girlfriend Lea Michele has unveiled a tribute song in his honour: the upbeat, romantic track You're Mine from her forthcoming solo debut album Louder.
Baby, it's cold outside (and, more likely than not, icy), so wily TV programmers have unleashed a fantastic crop of enticing dramas, mysteries, sci-fi tales and comedies to tempt us towards our cozy couches and the tube (or online, if that's how you roll).
After earning widespread kudos for its video game treatment of The Walking Dead, Telltale Games has landed another major entertainment world property: Game of Thrones.
Comic entertainer and absurdist performance artist Andy Kaufman was known for theatrical hoaxes and unusual stage routines, but who'd have thought that nearly 30 years after his death, he'd still be keeping us on our toes?
Glee producers have unveiled a promo for next week's emotional episode addressing the death of Finn Hudson, played by the late Cory Monteith. The death of the Canadian actor's beloved character is the focus of the tribute, entitled The Quarterback.
No one wants to say goodbye, but Walt White's reign on cable TV definitely ended with a bang. Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and his posse of writers gave fans almost everything we could have asked for. Eli Glasner takes a last look and bids farewell to one of TV's favourite anti-heroes.
Last night's Emmy telecast had its share of predictable winners (Modern Family, Breaking Bad) and losers (Jon Hamm, Kerry Washington) but there were some surprises in the oddly lumpy and long awards show. Here are some of the highlights and lowlights.
Sunday's Emmy Awards will showcase a special tribute to late Canadian actor Cory Monteith -- a move that has raised questions about whether the Glee star's brief but high-profile career is worthy of the honour.
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