Hits and misses on the Emmys red carpet

The public loves its Monday morning quarterbacking about a red-carpet hit, and, maybe more so, a miss. (Yes , Lena Dunham, we’ll be talking about those oversized flowers on your dress.) There are plenty of hits to mention…

NOT TODAY FOR UNDERWOOD’S ‘YESTERDAY’

Emmy watchers were swift in their negative reviews of Carrie Underwood covering the Beatles’ “Yesterday” during the Emmy Awards Underwood broke into song after Don Cheadle introduced a montage of 1960s news clips of President John F. Kennedy’s…

Complete list of winners from Emmys broadcast

Partial list of winners at Sunday’s 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: — Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie,” Showtime. — Writing, Comedy Series: Tina Fey, Tracey Wigfield,…

STARS REACT TO MONTEITH TRIBUTE

The inclusion of young “Glee” actor Cory Monteith among individual salutes at the Emmy Awards was a tough topic on the red carpet. Monteith, who was 31 when he died in July of a drug overdose, was chosen…

SIR ELTON REMEMBERS LIBERACE

Upon being introduced by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the stars of HBO’s Emmy-winning Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra,” Sir Elton John spoke both of the performer’s influence and his great dress sense. Then he added, “What I…

Claire Danes wins Emmy for best actress in drama

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Claire Danes of Showtime’s “Homeland” has won her second straight award for best actress in a drama for her role as CIA agent Carrie Mathison. The Emmy Sunday represented the third time Danes has…

Rep. Paul Ryan book scheduled for next summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP’s vice presidential candidate in 2012 and a rumored presidential contender for 2016, has a book deal. The Wisconsin Republican has an agreement with Twelve for a book about the…

SHOW BITS: It’s Emmy party time

Show Bits brings you the 65th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ___ OVERHEARD IN THE EMMY FAN…

FAN FRIENDLY CELEBS

A selection of stars who waved when fans called their names from the Emmy red carpet bleachers: Tina Fey, LL Cool J, Connie Britton, Matt LeBlanc, Jeff Daniels, Dean Norris, Laura Dern. — Caryn Rousseau – Twitter http://twitter.com/carynrousseau…

Fashion trends arrive on Emmys red carpet

Emmy Awards red carpet trends seemed ripped from the runway on Sunday, with romantic lace overlays, graphic black-and-white combinations, strategic skin-baring slashes and tough-girl harnesses. There were a few fashion risks among the early arrivals, including Zosia Mamet…

Shatner, Takei give Ohio events ‘Star Trek’ glow

COLUMBUS (AP) — Captain Kirk in Columbus. Sulu in Cincinnati. Actors William Shatner and George Takei, who played those characters in the original “Star Trek” series, were both in Ohio this weekend headlining separate events. Shatner, who played…

Michigan holocaust center dedicates Frank exhibit

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Holocaust Memorial Center in suburban Detroit plans to dedicate a permanent exhibit honoring Anne Frank. The exhibit being unveiled Sunday at the Farmington Hills center features a sapling from the chestnut tree…

What if Michael Jackson was still alive?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Michael Jackson was/were still alive today, he would have just celebrated his 55th birthday and the world would know the outcome of his comeback efforts. He might be embarking on a new career…

‘Prisoners’ tops box office with $21.4 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The more adult-oriented fall moviegoing season got off to a strong start over the weekend, as the Hugh Jackman kidnapping drama “Prisoners” opened with a box office-leading $21.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.…