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The Melodic Monkey Awards: Our Top Music of 2008

Posted by: Paul Little  //  February 9, 2009 @ 4:24pm

The 51st Annual Grammy Awards may be taking place tonight -- with the likes of Lil Wayne, Coldplay, Sara Bareilles, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Ne-Yo, and Radiohead all raking in multiple nominations -- but we here at ShowbizMonkeys.com look at music a little differently.

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2008 North American* Genius Monkey Comedy Award

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 28, 2009 @ 11:37am

The North American* Genius Monkey Comedy Award is given to a comedian -- sketch, stand-up, and/or improv -- who is on their way up. It's not necessarily given to the absolute funniest comedian working today, as it's not an award for someone who is incredibly well-known to the general public.

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Academy Award Nominations: Benjamin Button, Slumdog, and Dark Knight lead the pack

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 22, 2009 @ 10:45am

After a few years of critically-lauded but hardly-seen films vying for the top spots at the Academy Awards, many were predicting that things this year would return back to the so-called "Golden Age", when commercially successful films could still win the big awards.

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Golden Globe Nominations: Television

Posted by: Paul Little  //  December 12, 2008 @ 4:56am

This has been a strange year for television. The writers' strike threw a big wrench into 07-08 TV season, and even relegated last year's Golden Globes to a press conference rather than the booze-filled Party of the Stars it normally is.

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Golden Globe Nominations: Film

Posted by: Paul Little  //  December 12, 2008 @ 4:16am

The season is upon us... joy to the world! No, I'm not talking about the holiday season -- I'm talking about Hollywood awards season. The Emmys and Grammys always get things started in the fall, early every new year are the 2 big film awards: The Golden Globes and the Academy Awards.

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30 Rock and John Adams pick up plenty of Emmys; Telecast itself a huge disappointment

Posted by: Paul Little  //  September 22, 2008 @ 2:40am

The Emmy Awards have come and gone, and with the exception of a few surprises (Bryan Cranston stealing Best Actor in a Drama away from pretty much every other nominated actor), most of the favourites went home with the little golden statuette.

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Emmy nominations: Mad Men, 30 Rock, and John Adams lead the pack

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 18, 2008 @ 4:36am

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominess for the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday morning. Critically-acclaimed darling Mad Men, airing on cable channel AMC, took in 16 nominations including Best Drama and Lead Actor in a Drama Series (star Jon Hamm).

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SAG Award Winners: Sopranos, No Country take home biggest honours

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 28, 2008 @ 5:24am

With the Golden Globes a wash, and the Oscars in jeopardy, the Screen Actors Guild Awards was the one Hollywood awards show completely unaffected by the WGA strike (as SAG has been supportive of the Writers Guild from the beginning).

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Our top 10 television shows of 2007

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 26, 2008 @ 7:44am

Three sitcoms from the same comedy block; two medical dramas quite different from each other; a couple hour-long comedies looking at opposite ends of the social spectrum; some mysterious people with super powers; a critically-acclaimed but ratings-starved drama; and of course, a serial killer who's actually kind of endearing.

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Oscar nominations: There Will Be Blood and No Country for Old Men lead with 8 a piece

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 23, 2008 @ 7:05am

With the writers' strike still upon us and the 2008 Golden Globes coming and going as almost an afterthought, the nominations for the 80th annual Academy Awards were released from Hollywood on Wednesday.

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