"Homeland" bested "Mad Men" as best drama series at Sunday's Emmy Awards, while "Modern Family" won its third-straight award for best comedy.
"Mad Men" was seeking its record fifth-straight Emmy, but was beaten by the first-season Showtime drama starring Claire Danes as a CIA agent and Damian Lewis as her investigation target.Continue »
(CBS News) When the Emmy winners are revealed Sunday night, chances are many of them will be toasting their victories - and so can you.
Mixologists from around the country created cocktail recipes for Plymouth and Beefeater Gins, inspired by four of this year's nominated shows - "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Boardwalk Empire" and "Breaking Bad." Keep reading for the recipes:Continue »
(CBS News) Here's a news flash for all those actors and actresses who will leave the Emmy ceremony Sunday night with dashed dreams and no statuettes.
There's still a very good chance that your work in TV will be praised by others. And might even go down in history.Continue »
(CBS/AP) GREENSBORO, N.C. - When Simon Cowell gives a contestant a rare second chance, it's best not to respond with a tantrum. Nineteen-year-old Krysten Colon tried out for "The X Factor" with an Adele song, but Cowell,who has a no-Adele rule, told her to come back with another song.Continue »
Critics have mentioned it as one of several possible upsets that could take place at the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony Sunday night in Los Angeles.
But which show will keep AMC's 1960s advertising industry show from scoring its fifth consecutive statuette?Continue »
(CBS News) ABC's "Good Morning America" beat out NBC's "Today" for the show's second week without co-host Robin Roberts, who is on extended medical leave for a bone marrow transplant.Continue »
In a 90-minute premiere, the reality show with 24 seasons under its belt introduced three tribes, each led by a person who had been removed for medial reasons from a presvious "Survivor" adventure: Michael Skupin of "Australia Outback," Russell Swan of "Samoa" and Jonathan Penner of "Cook Islands" and "Micronesia."Continue »
(CBS/AP) After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.
"I have an idea for a prank, and if it goes well, will be great,'' the first-time Emmy host teased after ceremoniously unraveling the red carpet. "If it goes badly, it won't be so great. I think it will go well. If you're watching, you'll be in on it. If you're not, you might get caught up in the prank.''Continue »
(CBS News) "Big Brother gets a new winner Wednesday as the CBS summer staple draws to a close with a 90-minute finale.
The choices are Dan Gheesling, a master player who won Season 10 unanimously and is often described as one of the nicest "Big Brother" winners ever; 21-year-old superfan Ian Terry who studies engineering at Tulane; and nurse Danielle Murphree whose strategy was to play dumb and avoid being seen as a threat.Continue »
One of them is Jeff Kent, retired MLB second baseman, who was named NL MVP in 2000, when he played for the San Francisco Giants. The five-time All Star also played for the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers.Continue »