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‘Modern Family,’ ‘The Normal Heart,’ Jim Parsons among Emmy winners

Monday, August 25, 2014
Julia Roberts, left, and Ryan Murphy pose in the press room at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES — "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black." The ceremony's emotional high point came with Billy Crystal's restrained and graceful remembrance of Robin Williams, who died Aug. 11...

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Jim Parsons wins fourth Emmy as best actor in comedy series

Monday, August 25, 2014
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Jim Parsons, the lovable geek on "The Big Bang Theory," is the winner of his fourth Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series. Parsons previously won the Emmy in 2010, 2011 and 2013 for his role as Sheldon Cooper on the hit CBS sitcom. He also was nominated in 2009 and 2012.

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Report: Parsons, ‘Big Bang’ co-stars to earn $1M per episode in new 3-year deal

Monday, August 4, 2014
From left, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons in a scene from "The Big Bang Theory."
Jim Parsons, one of the highest profile openly gay actors on television today, has signed a new three-year contract to continue on CBS' "Big Bang Theory," and the reported $1 million per episode paycheck makes him one of the highest paid performers on network television.

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Laverne Cox becomes first transgender person nominated for an Emmy

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Laverne Cox has became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy Award in an acting category. Cox received a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Sophia Burset in the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black." "Orange is the New Black" was also nominated for Best Comedy series, along ...

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‘Big Bang’ star Jim Parsons celebrates Emmy win by proposing to partner

Friday, September 10, 2010
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"Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons has reportedly celebrated his recent Emmy award victory by proposing marriage to longtime partner Todd Spiewak.

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