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Emmy Contenders: Timothy Simons on 'Veep,' insults, awkward moments

As Jonah or Jonad or the guy people don't have the time to ignore or the man with the face of a police sketch rapist, Timothy Simons must endure all manner of devastating insults and put-downs on "Veep." And yet our favorite man on Capitol Hill just keeps picking himself up off the mat and coming...

Show runners: Watch video of a chat on TV viewing, challenges and more

The Envelope called upon some of television's most distinguished show runners to take some time out from their hectic schedules to talk about the industry's shifting landscape.

'iZombie' recap: 'Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat'

Liv Moore isn’t your prototypical zombie. She has a soul and a conscience, for starters, and she’s dedicated herself to a heroic, crime-solving (after)life.

'Turn: Washington's Spies' recap: Abe's man in New York comes through

Patriot spy Abraham Woodhull (Jamie Bell) is eager to reunite with his family after being released from a New York prison. But first he makes a detour that yields crucial intelligence for the Continental Army in “The Prodigal,” Episode 209 of AMC’s “Turn: Washington’s Spies.”

Emmy chat: Join 'Fresh Off the Boat's' Constance Wu on Tuesday

Constane Wu, "Fresh Off the Boat" star and (according to her Twitter page ) proud Silver Lake resident, will be dropping by The Times on Tuesday at 11 a.m. PDT to talk about the breakout ABC comedy.

'UnREAL,' set at reality show, is splendidly realized drama

Let me say that with my time on Earth being limited, I have not spent a lot of time watching reality shows in which a man and many women or a woman and many men gather in a big house to find what everyone agrees to pretend is True L...

Humanity hangs in the balance in the sinister 'The Whispers'

High-strung parental anxiety is not limited to obsessing over organic baby food or pushing teens to pick up that fourth AP class. Kids are scary, as writers including Henry James ("The Turn of the Screw"), Ray Bradbury ("The Small Assassin") and Stephen King ("Children of the Corn") like to remind...

Unlike Oscars, 2015 Emmys have diverse shows, actors to recognize

While the Oscars were largely a dry white straight male season, the Emmys are shaping up to be anything but, with acclaimed shows starring women, people of color and characters of various sexual and/or gender orientations. The list of newcomers breaking some rare ground is impressive: "Jane the...

Emmy Contenders: Mary Steenburgen talks 'Justified,' 'Last Man on Earth'

Mary Steenburgen didn't bring her  accordion, but she graciously shared the story about how she came to write a song for Will Forte on "The Last Man on Earth." And no, she can't discuss playing Pornstache's mother on the upcoming season of "Orange Is the New Black" (yet). She can (and did) talk...

'iZombie' recap: The devil and Miss Moore in 'Astroburger'

Finally, a pivotal moment we’ve all been waiting for: Liv Moore tells her soul mate/former fiancé what happened to her at that fateful booze cruise, and why she’s so pale and how come she called off the wedding.

Emmy chat: Join Mary Steenburgen on Wednesday to talk 'Justified' and more

Every time we turned on our TVs this year, it seemed there was about a 50-50 chance Mary Steenburgen would turn up on some great show.

'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: Providence shines on Patriot cause

Divine intervention is at work, the Patriots believe, when France sides with America in the Revolutionary War on “Providence,” Episode 208 of AMC’s “TURN: Washington’s Spies.”

'Game of Thrones' recap: Jorah's reunion with Dany turns nasty

Determined to regain the trust of Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), Ser Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen) braves the fighting pits of Meereen in “The Gift,” Episode 47 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

'Texas Rising' an exciting charge through the Texas Revolution

History is attempting to repeat itself. At least ratings- and Emmys-wise.

TV Picks: 'The Salinas Project,' 'Notary Publix,' 'The Other One'

"The Salinas Project" (KLCS, Sunday). Carolyn E. Brown's documentary focuses on four young Latinos, all children of immigrant agricultural workers, living in East Salinas, Calif., a community marked by poverty, gang violence and a combination of low wages and high rents that tends to crowd a lot...

Ray Liotta hops a horse to join 'Texas Rising'

If you happen to run into Ray Liotta while you're out and about, there's no need to worry. He's not going to hurt you.

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