Jamie King may be the only person in the world eager to call his new talent competition series "the anti-'American Idol.' "
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Fresh off her role in "Secretariat," Margo Martindale found herself reading the "Justified" script and discovering a role she was born to play.
Fred Willard happily took the offer to guest star as Ty Burrell's dad on "Modern Family," even though it was a Christmas episode.
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Mark Burnett saw the potential of live tweets while producing the MTV Awards after Sacha Baron Cohen dropped from a wire, face-forward into Eminem's lap.
It took Ted Danson seven nominations in a row before he finally hit Emmy gold in his eighth time out for his work on "Cheers."
Several new dramas have potential to unseat Emmy nomination mainstays
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Ultimate exploitation is the rap reality programs often deal with, but many of the nonfiction entertainment series are used as teaching tools. Just not in that sterile classroom kind of atmosphere.
Don't let the wandering elk moseying past fool you. Banff may be a world-class backwoods resort town most of the year, but it's all business when June rolls around.