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  • Samberg hosts, Jon Stewart says goodbye at Emmys

    2 weeks ago

    First-time award show host Andy Samberg led a night of firsts at the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.

    Samberg, a Jewish comedian known for his role in comedy trio The Lonely Island, opened the show at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with a taped song and dance number...

  • Mayim Bialik visited her father’s grave before Emmys

    3 weeks ago

    Actress Mayim Bialik visited the grave of her father before the Emmy Awards ceremony.

    Bialik, who plays Amy Farrah Fowler on the popular sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” told People in an article published on the magazine’s website Sunday that she would visit the grave of her...

  • Nominees for the Emmy Awards

    July 16, 2015 | 10:22 am

    Following is a list of nominations in key categories for the Primetime Emmy Awards, the highest honors in U.S. television, announced on Thursday.

    The Emmys are awarded by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and will be handed out in a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sept. 20.

  • Sarah Silverman wins Emmy, thanks her Jews

    August 26, 2014 | 10:00 am

    Comedian Sarah Silverman broke out a Jewish joke as she took home a trophy at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

    Silverman won for Best Writing for a Variety Show for her HBO comedy special “Sarah Silverman: We are Miracles.” Upon being announced as the winner, she dashed onto the stage...

  • Billy Crystal to commemorate late actor Robin Williams at Emmys

    August 20, 2014 | 3:23 pm

    Comedian Billy Crystal will pay tribute to late actor Robin Williams at television's Primetime Emmy Awards on Aug. 25, the show's organizers said on Wednesday.

    Crystal, 66, who rose to fame in the 1970s comedy circuit that also thrust Williams into the spotlight, will commemorate...

  • Neighborhood Music School hits 100

    October 11, 2012 | 11:34 am

    While the Emmy Awards were under way at downtown’s Nokia Theatre on Sept. 23, a very different — but no less emotional — celebration of the arts took place less than half an hour away in the leafy residential community of San Marino.

    Approximately 50 people gathered during a...

  • ‘Big Bang Theory’ Actress Lives at Intersection of Science, Religion [UPDATE]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 19, 2011 | 4:18 pm

    On a recent afternoon, Mayim Bialik, having finished rehearsing a scene for “The Big Bang Theory” — the CBS comedy about a clique of uber-geeks that premieres its fifth season this week — had retired to her dressing room for a bit of Talmud study and to begin planning her...

  • Emmy Awards: Top Ten Jewish Moments

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 29, 2010 | 11:06 pm

    It’s fitting that the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Aug. 29 showed a clip of this year’s Oscar ceremony—the one where Steve Martin decreed that in “Inglourious Basterds,” Christophe Waltz played a Nazi “obsessed with finding Jews.  “Well, Christophe,“ Martin added,...

  • Break Fast With Emmy

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Brace yourself. This Sunday night, some angels, a spy, a cynic and a meddling mother-in-law are coming over to break the Fast of Gedaliah. You don't have to feed them, however. They're all part of the 56th annual Emmy Awards on Sept. 19, hosted this year by comedian Garry Shandling.