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ENLIGHTENED DERN 320 Emmy Watch: Laura Dern on channeling Lucille Ball in HBO’s ‘Enlightened’

Photo: Laura Dern in ‘Enlightened.’ Credit: HBO.

Between now and June 28, the deadline for Emmy voters to return nomination ballots, EW.com is running a series called Emmy Watch, featuring highlight clips and interviews with actors, producers, and writers whom EW TV critic Ken Tucker has on his wish list for the nominations announcement on July 19.

The first time you see… Continue reading Emmy Watch: Laura Dern on channeling Lucille Ball in HBO’s ‘Enlightened’

lucille ball i love lucy Lucille Ball at 100: I Love Lucy still a shining example of why a live audience can workWith so many multi-camera sitcoms taped in front of live studio audiences heading to TV this fall — “Whitney,” “2 Broke Girls” and “I Hate My Teenage Daughter” among them — the shrinking genre faces one of its biggest tests in years.

And while the new series’ stars promise a spontaneity and and comedic dynamic you don’t get from successful single-camera laughers like “Modern Family,”… Continue reading Lucille Ball at 100: 'I Love Lucy' still a shining example of why a live audience can work

Late actress Lucille Ball’s heirs are fighting over a planned auction of her belongings, which her daughter says will “prostitute” the star’s memory. The sale includes love letters from Ball to her second husband Gary Morton, along with her personal address book, the couple’s 1984 Silver Spur Rolls-Royce, and some of her awards. Morton’s third [...] Continue reading Lucille Ball’s heirs fighting over auction of her belongings