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What If MTV Ran the Emmy Awards?

UpdatePosted 08/25/2014 09:20AM

What If MTV Ran the Emmy Awards?

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!

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Neil Patrick Harris Dispels David Burtka Breakup Rumors

Neil Patrick Harris Dispels Breakup Rumors: 'I Couldn't Be More in Love with My Family'

Originally posted 08/16/2014 01:40PM

Neil Patrick Harris may have played womanizer Barney Stinson for 10 seasons on How I Met Your Mother, but in real life, the former sitcom star is a family man of legen-wait for it–dary proportions.

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Inside the Actors Studio Turns 20: 5 of Our Favorite Interviews

UpdatePosted 08/14/2014 07:45PM

Inside the Actors Studio Turns 20: 5 of Our Favorite Interviews

Originally posted 08/14/2014 04:00PM

The very first episode of Inside the Actors Studio aired Aug. 14, 1994.

Hosted by former brothel worker and Arrested Development star James Lipton, the show has gone on to become a cultural institution, both for Lipton's ah, specific, delivery and persona, and for its watchable, occasionally riveting looks into the craft of acting.

Here are five great moments from the show's 20-year-and-counting run.

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Ashley Williams Expecting First Child

Ashley Williams Expecting First Child

Originally posted 07/30/2014 06:45PM

The actress is expecting her first child in October, she tells PEOPLE exclusively

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UpdatePosted 07/15/2014 11:25AM

See Ted Mosby of How I Met Your Mother React to LeBron James Returning to Ohio

Originally posted 07/14/2014 06:00PM

When last we saw Ted Mosby, the protagonist of the dearly departed CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, he was living in the year 2030 and finally mustering up the courage to get over the death of his beloved wife Tracy by asking out his friend Robin, whom he had previously spent years pining for.

But now, in 2014, Entertainment Weekly has caught up with the New York-based architect to get his reactions to LeBron James returning to his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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HIMYM's 'The Mother' Gets Her Own Show, and a New Love – See the Trailer

How I Met Your Mother Star Cristin Milioti Returning to TV in NBC Rom-Com

Originally posted 05/12/2014 09:20PM

Miss How I Met Your Mother? NBC is bringing actress Cristin Milioti (The Mother) back to the small screen this fall for another adorable comedy about how love stands the test of time.

A to Z, executive-produced by Rashida Jones, tells the story of Andrew (Mad Men's Ben Feldman), a hopeless romantic who works at an online dating service. He tries to hide his cheesiness, belting Céline Dion in the comfort of his car and learning how to hit on women with a coworker. But when he meets the straight-laced Zelda (Milioti), he realizes he's seen her before: shimmering in a silver dress at a concert in 2012.

The show follows Andrew and Zelda's relationship from start to finish – as the title cutely puts it, from A to Z. Watch the trailer below.

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Meg Ryan Joins Cast of How I Met Your Mother Spin-Off

Meg Ryan Joins Cast of How I Met Your Mother Spin-Off

Originally posted 04/24/2014 10:05AM

Meg Ryan is getting back into acting, but as befits her more private life these days, it's an off-camera role.

Ryan, 52, has signed up to be the narrator of How I Met Your Dad, the upcoming spin-off of CBS's just-concluded How I Met Your Mother, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Much as Bob Saget provided the voice of future Ted in the original series, Ryan will be unseen as the voice of future Sally, whose present, on-camera self will be portrayed by Greta Gerwig.

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See a Fan-Made How I Met Your Mother Ending That Rights All the Finale's Wrongs

Originally posted 04/03/2014 11:00AM

[EMBEDCODE {}] Monday night's finale of How I Met Your Mother was arguably the most disastrously received series ender since Lost. Its missteps were legion (spoiler alert) – killing off the Mother, throwing away the Barney-Robin relationship – but most complaints boiled down to the same source: Creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas were too in love with the road map they'd created years ago, to the detriment of the finale's emotional thrust.

Now one helpful fan has come along to undo all that bad work. Using a few simple edits, YouTube user Ricardo J. Dylan has given viewers the finish they wanted all along, one that preserves the series' romantic soul while jettisoning some of the finale's other … distractions.

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HIMYM Creator Stands by Finale

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How I Met Your Mother Creator Defends Series Ending, Thanks Fans

Originally posted 04/01/2014 02:15PM

The co-creator of How I Met Your Mother defended the hit show's controversial finale Monday night, thanking fans despite their split reactions.

In a series of Tweets, Craig Thomas responded to viewers' anger over main character Ted (Josh Radnor) finally meeting the titular mother … only for her to die, leaving him to move on to former flame Robin (Cobie Smulders). Some of the episode's scenes were filmed nine years ago, Lyndsy Fonseca, who played Ted's daughter, previously told PEOPLE.

But Thomas stood by the show's final plot twist.

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Fans Split on How I Met Your Mother Finale: Legendary, or Total Letdown?

How I Met Your Mother Fans Split on Finale: Great Finish, or Disappointment?

Originally posted 04/01/2014 07:30AM

Fans of CBS's long-running How I Met Your Mother had a rough night Monday, as their beloved story came to an end. [Insert obligatory legend – wait for it – ary reference here]

Then they immediately took to Twitter to vent. (Good luck to anyone attempting to avoid spoilers: The show is currently trending high on Google, Facebook and Twitter.)

While emotions ran the gamut from dissatisfaction to bittersweet nostalgia to all-out rage, there was emphatically no middle ground. Tuesday morning, if you didn't have a strong opinion on the HIMYM finale, you were out in the cold.

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