12:47 AM EDT 04/25/2015
Originally posted 08/20/2014 07:10PM
To avoid a conflict with Sunday Night Football, NBC moved the 2014 Emmy Awards telecast up a month, to August 25. But in swerving clear of the football juggernaut, the Emmys steered right into the lane of the landmark cultural occasion of late August: the MTV VMAs, scheduled for one day prior.
It got us thinking: What if we took things to their logical conclusion and handed MTV control of the Emmys, as well?
Using categories from both the VMAs and their summertime counterpart, the MTV Movie Awards, we've imagined what would happen if the cable network was in charge of handing out trophies for everything that's on TV, not just music videos.
Massive spoilers below!
Originally posted 08/24/2014 06:25PM
Her show is certainly polarizing, and she has the public just as torn. But the girl has guts, and the Emmys have recognized that. (She's nominated for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, her third straight nod.)
Girls season 3 saw Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath go through a series of career crises – (spoilers) losing her ebook deal, fired from a job at GQ – and some personal problems with her three besties and boyfriend Adam. Though often criticized as self-centered (which she still was this season), she was also dealt a few harsh reality checks, losing her grandmother and making an important decision about her future.
Originally posted 08/17/2014 01:00PM
Cue the blonde jokes.
Originally posted 08/12/2014 02:00PM
Zosia Mamet says she's suffered from an eating disorder for most of her life – in secret.
Originally posted 06/18/2014 08:30AM
Lena Dunham and her rockstar boyfriend Jack Antonoff are more low-key than you might expect.
Originally posted 06/13/2014 10:00AM
They're big heels to fill, but Andrew Rannells is up to the task.
Originally posted 06/06/2014 09:00AM
The Girls star is expecting her first child, PEOPLE confirms
Originally posted 04/10/2014 04:00PM
While accepting an award for her advocacy work with LGBTQ youth, Girls star Lena Dunham revealed why the cause hits so close to home.
Originally posted 04/01/2014 10:50AM
Talk about a view.
Taking their cues from Lena Dunham, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd went topless on The View on Monday in what they jokingly claimed was a ploy for ratings.
"You know Lena, she gets press every week for being naked," Shepherd, 46, said after showing a clip from the latest episode of Girls. "So we're jumping on the bandwagon."
Originally posted 03/23/2014 09:30AM
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