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30 Rock and Mad Men Dominate the Emmy Nominations

Posted on 28 July 2009

 http://www.awardsandhonors.com/news.html?id=177
Los Angeles- The Emmy Award nominations were announced today and to the surprise of nobody, 30 Rock dominated the comedy categories, while Mad Men led the way for drama series.
About the only surprise was the sheer dominance of 30 Rock, which netted a record-setting 22 nominations. The show, which won best comedy series last year, […]

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Billy Elliott Captures 10 Drama Desk Awards, Including Outstanding Musical

Posted on 18 May 2009

 
May 17, 2009 (New York City)- Billy Elliott The Musical blew away the competition at the 54th Annual Drama Desk Awards, winning 10 awards, including Best Musical, Best Director, Outstanding Featured Actor and Actress and Outstanding Music (Elton John).
Shrek The Musical was a distant second with three awards, including one for Brian d’Arcy James, who […]

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Award Trivia #1

Posted on 04 March 2009

Ben Franklin is known as a scientist, inventor, statesman and publisher. He is enshrined (posthumously) in two unlikely halls of Fame. Franklin is a member of the Advertising Hall of Fame as a pioneer in the field. The first known magazine advertisement appeared in his General Magazine in 1741. He is also a member of […]

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SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE OWNS THE OSCARS WITH 8 WINNERS!

Posted on 02 March 2009

Slumdog Millionaire enjoyed one of the greatest nights in Academy Awards history, winning a total of eight Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director.
Slumdog Millionaire’s pick as Best Picture came as no surprise. The proverbial (and literal) rags to riches story had already captured top honors at virtually every other awards ceremony leading up to […]

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AWARDS SEASON WRAP-UP

Posted on 02 March 2009

With the Academy Awards in the rear view mirror, the 2009 Awards Season has come to a merciful end.
What have we learned?
* Meryl Streep will be nominated for an Academy Award … and lose (15 nominations with just two Oscars on the mantle).
* The Directors Guild of America will make their choice for Best Director (Slumdog […]

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Tale of the Tape: Bing vs. Stanley Crosby

Posted on 16 January 2009

Bing Crosby
Born: May 3, 1903
Place of Birth: Tacoma, WA
Education: Gonzaga University
Quote: I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
Claim to Fame: Crosby was hugely popular both as a singer and as an actor. Crosby teamed with Bob Hope in […]

Tale of the Tape: Mia vs. Jon Hamm

Posted on 16 January 2009

Mia Hamm
Born: March 17, 1972
Place of Birth: Selma, Alabama
Education: University of North Carolina
Quote: The person that said winning isn’t everything, never won anything.
Claim to Fame: Perhaps the greatest woman soccer player in history, Hamm has more international goals than anyone in history, man or woman.
Awards and Honors: FIFA World Player of the Year, National Soccer […]