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Primetime Emmy Awards 2013
Originally posted 09/22/2013 03:15PM
Entertainment Tonight anchor Nancy O'Dell is sharing her unique up-close Emmy experience, juggling one of the most demanding weeks of the year with home life. Follow Nancy also on her website, Facebook and Twitter.
You know that phenomenon called the calm before the storm? You're outside and you notice everything seems to go quiet, the air goes still, and all seems peaceful. It's time to head inside, and get ready because in a few minutes, the air will change, the clouds will appear, and raindrops will start falling on your head. Saturday was my calm before the storm.
Originally posted 09/17/2013 04:00PM
– Penny (Kaley Cuoco), The Big Bang Theory
Sure, the best series of the season will earn their due at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, but what about the best little moments?
We've rounded up a few of our favorites from a few of our favorite shows, in an attempt to pay homage to the great writing and delivery of TV's best lines. Check 'em out below – and tell us your favorite TV quotes in the comments.
Originally posted 09/22/2013 02:00PM
For Jane Lynch, coping with the loss of Glee costar Cory Monteith is an ongoing struggle.
"I think that grieving comes in waves," she told PEOPLE at the Ciroq-sponsored Variety & Women in Film pre-Emmy event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Friday. "Every day that I go to work, I walk past his trailer, and every time I look at a call sheet I see that his name is not on there. Every time I do a scene with the kids I realize that he's not there, so you're reminded in every moment. It's hard, and it feels like such a waste."
But while Lynch admits "it's tough" as she and her castmates continue to mourn the 31-year-old – who died from a lethal combination of heroin and alcohol this past July – her heart goes out to his girlfriend and costar, Lea Michele.
Originally posted 09/22/2013 01:45PM
"It's my first nomination. I will be there no matter what," the Homeland star jokes
Originally posted 09/21/2013 09:15AM
We're assuming you haven't just watched both seasons of Scandal, you inhaled them in an unhealthy amount of time (and if you're not tuning into the show, we're not sure what you're doing with your life).
And we're also assuming that like us, you're a die-hard fan of D.C.'s sexiest crisis manager, one Olivia Pope (fabulously played by Kerry Washington). Wishing your life were a little more Scandal-ous? Follow these lessons out of the Pope playbook.
Originally posted 09/20/2013 07:00PM
Going into Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards has Claire Danes feeling a flurry of emotions.
The Homeland star, 34, who is once again nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series, calls her nod "a nightmare come to life" – but not because she isn't grateful for the acknowledgment of her hard work.
"If you lose, you have to cope with that sting, and if you win, you have to get up and say something eloquent and charming, and remember to thank your husband or your wife," Danes tells PEOPLE. "It's always the vital person you forget to thank. It's terrifying. And then you see the clock ticking. It's awful, that particular part of it."
Originally posted 09/20/2013 11:00AM
Missing your Modern Family?
Well, this funny animated GIF of the Emmy-nominated cast should keep you laughing until the fifth season premiere of the hit ABC comedy.
The stars appears elegantly dressed and perfectly poised at first glance, but – upon closer inspection, and just like on the show – their quirks quickly surface for all to see.
Can you look fast enough to spot the changes, which pay homage to previous episodes of the Emmy-winning comedy?
Originally posted 09/20/2013 09:15AM
Neil Patrick Harris and his fiancé David Burtka haven't specifically told their twins about their entertainment careers.
That said, Harris, 40, who is hosting Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, says their professional paths are pretty apparent because they've given their nearly 3-year-old little ones a very hands-on experience.
"I don't have any reason to tell them what we do for a living," the How I Met Your Mother funnyman told PEOPLE on Wednesday at an Emmy preview. "They've come to set. They know the crew. They got to come to the Tony rehearsals and watch the Cinderella dancers with all of their finest gownery and do their dancing, which was cool."
Originally posted 09/17/2013 05:45PM
Gone, but not forgotten.
2013 saw many unexpected Hollywood deaths, but the legacy of the beloved stars who passed away will live on in a special expanded Primetime Emmy Awards memoriam segment.
The careers of James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg will all be highlighted.
Originally posted 09/16/2013 03:00PM
Carrie Preston, who won at Sunday's Creative Arts Emmy Awards for her role on The Good Wife, didn't even know she was nominated until her best friend texted her.
"[She] sends me a photo of herself weeping, so I thought, 'Let me give her a call and see what this is about,' " Preston, 46, told PEOPLE in a video interview. "She was like, 'You got nominated!' "
By the time the True Blood star's publicist called to confirm the good news, the excitement had begun to kick in.
"I was saying, 'Oh my God, oh my God, oh my God' in the streets of New York, which probably made me just look like any other crazy person walking around the city."
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