Shelley Gabert

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New Rules

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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' board of governors approved 18 new rule and procedure changes for the 56th annual Emmy Awards. While most fall into general housekeeping, a few are designed…

Melvin Van Peebles

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Melvin Van Peebles came to Hollywood in the 1950s to make films and was offered a job as an elevator operator instead. So he went to Europe to study astronomy only to have the stars lead him back to…

Marketplace

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Boomer heaven

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The 1988 Emmy Awards belonged to the baby boomers. ABC bookends "The Wonder Years" and "thirtysomething" won comedy and drama, respectively. In the former, an older narrator reminisced on growing up…

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