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2012 MTV Movie Awards winners

The “2012 MTV Movie Awards” broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Gibson Amphitheatre with unexpected moments from a stage fashioned as a futuristic drive-in, immersing fans in the magic of the movies. Master of Ceremonies Russell Brand set the tone for a night of surprise moments and wins as well as electric musical performances. Among the biggest moments was an introduction by Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry of Johnny Depp, the recipient of this year’s Generation Award, right before the Academy Award® nominated actor shocked the audience by strapping on his guitar and joining The Black Keys for a no-holds-barred rendition of the rock duo’s “Gold On the Ceiling” into “Lonely Boy.”
Chart-topping indie rock band fun. got the show off to a rousing start with a rendition of their anthem “We Are Young,” performing inside a giant velvet-padded box and flanked by a 12-person choir and singer Janelle Monae. The band kicked off a night that recognized first-time golden popcorn winners as well as fan-favorite films and a diverse array of filmmakers, actors and musical artists. The audience was treated to an epic tribute to the first two installments of “The Dark Knight” trilogy and an exclusive sneak peek of “The Dark Knight Rises,” introduced by director, writer and producer Christopher Nolan, along with cast members Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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Nominations announced for The 66th Annual Tony Awards; Airing live Sunday, June 10 on CBS

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 66th ANNUAL TONY AWARD S® were announced today by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jim Parsons and Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 22 theater professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee. The 2012 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (The list of nominations follows.)

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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MTV announces nominations for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards

The nominees are in for the “2012 MTV Movie Awards,” with The Hunger Games and Bridesmaids neck-in-neck with eight nominations each, including the categories “MOVIE OF THE YEAR,” “BEST CAST” and “BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE.” Fans will have the “Power of the Popcorn” in their hands as winner voting opens today, May 1, at MovieAwards.MTV.com and will stay open through Saturday, June 2nd. As in previous years, the category of “MOVIE OF THE YEAR” will remain an ongoing battle throughout the live show when the 21st annual “2012 MTV Movie Awards” airs live on Sunday, June 3rd at 9pm ET/PT on MTV from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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ABC’s broadcast of The 84th Annual Academy Awards draws 39.3M total viewers

ABC’s broadcast of the “84th Annual Academy Awards” attracted an average audience of 39.3 million Total Viewers and posted an 11.7 rating among Adults 18-49, based on Nielsen’s “Fast National” ratings. The 2012 “Oscars” stand as ABC’s most-watched telecast in 2 years – since 3/7/10.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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The 84th Annual Academy Awards Winners

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84th Academy Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced today (Tuesday, January 24) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2010 Oscar® nominee Jennifer Lawrence.

Sherak and Lawrence, who was nominated for an Academy Award® for her lead performance in “Winter’s Bone,” announced the nominees in 10 of the 24 Award categories at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives. Lists of nominations in all categories were then distributed to the media in attendance and online via the official Academy Awards website, www.oscar.com.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners

Click over the jump for the complete list of winners from NBC’s Sunday night broadcast of The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

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Ricky Gervais to host ’69th Golden Globes’

While many welcome Gervais’s return, not everyone is happy with the decision because last year his blunt one-liners targeting big-name celebrities caused anger and resentment in some quarters. After the show Gervais dismissed the possibility of coming back for a third time, but he gradually warmed to the idea and last month met with HFPA President Dr. Aida Takla-O’Reilly in Paris to discuss it. He said recently that the idea of going back behind the podium “is very tempting”.

The 69th Golden Globes airs January 15, 2012 on NBC. The complete press statement is included after the jump.

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Neil Patrick Harris confirmed as host for 65th Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris, star of the CBS comedy, “How I Met Your Mother,” returns to host THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, the most anticipated evening in American theater, to be broadcast live from The Beacon Theater in New York, Sunday, June 12 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET; delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Harris first hosted The TONY Awards in 2009, which subsequently won him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Performance.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Winners

Over the jump you’ll find the complete list of winners from last night’s 83rd Annual Academy Awards.

The King’s Speech (Colin Firth – Actor in a Leading Role, Directing, Best Picture and Original Screenplay) and Inception (Cinematography, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects) led the way with four nominations a piece, followed by The Social Network with three (Film Editing, Original Score, Adapted Screenplay).

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83rd Academy Awards Nominations Announced

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards nominations were announced today, and The King’s Speech came out on top with the most with 12. True Grit was close behind with 10 nominations, followed by Inception and The Social Network with eight each.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards aired tonight on NBC and as expected, The Social Network took home the most awards. The David Fincher-directed drama won a total of four Golden Globes including for Best Picture – Drama and Best Director. The Kids Are Alright won for Best Picture – Comedy or Musical and Toy Story 3 won for Best Animated Feature Film.

On the television side Glee won for Best Television Series – Comedy Or Musical and Boardwalk Empire won for Best Television Series – Drama.

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