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Dexter Roberts: What I learned from 'American Idol' (exclusive video)

By Tom O'Neil
Apr 18 2014 19:08 pm

As he exits "American Idol" after making it as far as the Top 7, Dexter Roberts has a mature, even a grateful, attitude about the journey he's taken as a music artist.

"I've learned a lot from all of my vocal coaches," he tells Gold Derby. "I've learned to hold notes longer and when to break out and sing a certain part. I've really enjoyed all of the help that I've been given.

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'Game of Thrones': Best (and dumbest) moves in 'The Lion and The Rose' episode

By Matt Noble
Apr 18 2014 12:42 pm

To finally reign supreme at the Emmys, “Game of Thrones” needed to make least one big move. And boy did they deliver in last Sunday's episode, "The Lion and the Rose," with major shifts in the storylines. Such a shakeup could get the show out of fourth place in our predictions for Best Drama Series.  (Cast your ballot in this race using our easy drag-and-drop menu at the bottom of this post.)

Warning: Serious spoilers ahead. 

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Let's peek inside Starz' Emmy campaign mailer

By Tom O'Neil
Apr 18 2014 05:03 am

DVD DaVinci Black Sails Emmy entertainment news

After winning its first two Emmys last year (two crafts awards for "Da Vinci's Demons") and that Golden Globe for a rather gobsmacked Jacqueline Bisset ("The White Queen"), emboldened Starz started its Emmy drive early this year. It was the second network (after Food Channel) to send a DVD package to TV academy members.

Instead of viewing the disks, Emmy voters can watch all eligible programming on Starz's online awards screening room. Inside everyEmmy mailer is a special code that grants access to each recipient.

Below: Contents of the five DVDs --

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Here's an exclusive sneak peek at the FX 2014 Emmy campaign

By Chris Beachum
Apr 18 2014 04:54 am

In a Gold Derby exclusive, cable network FX has provided their Emmy Awards campaign for 2014 with category placements.

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Poll: Do 'Scandal' and Kerry Washington deserve to win Emmys?

By Daniel Montgomery
Apr 17 2014 20:27 pm

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"Scandal" just ended its third season as ABC's highest rated, most talked about drama, averaging around nine million live viewers per episode -- it's around 13 million when you factor in time-shifted viewing. But can it win Best Drama?

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'American Idol' Top 7 shocker: Dexter Roberts kicked to the curb

By Marcus James Dixon
Apr 17 2014 19:01 pm

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The "American Idol" Top 7 results are in, and country crooner Dexter Roberts has now gone the way of Malaya Watson, Majesty Rose and M.K. Nobilette, i.e. kicked to the curb by America's votes.

While the studio audience and judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. seemed shocked by Dexter's elimination, Gold Derby's racetrack odds actually predicted that Dexter would be in the bottom two. The only difference: Instead of America's choice of Jessica Meuse sitting next to Dexter on the losers' stools, we assumed it would be C.J. Harris.

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Oscars calendar sets key dates for 2015

By Paul Sheehan
Apr 17 2014 15:28 pm

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After shifting into March this year to get out of the way of the Winter Olympics, the Oscars are heading back to February next year, with the 87th annual edition of these kudos to take place on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. And the motion picture academy has unveiled the calendar of key events leading up to Oscar Sunday.  

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FX's 'Fargo' is now the Emmy frontrunner for Best Miniseries

By Daniel Montgomery
Apr 17 2014 11:56 am

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With prestigious source material and strong reviews -- scoring 87 on MetaCritic -- "Fargo" would have been a contender at the Emmys under any circumstance, but the stars are aligning for the FX series in more ways than one.

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Emma Roberts: 'We were duped' on 'American Horror Story: Coven' (exclusive video)

By Marcus James Dixon
Apr 17 2014 11:40 am

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"We were all duped!" exclaimed "American Horror Story: Coven" star Emma Roberts regarding what all of the actresses were told behind the scenes about who would be the ultimate Supreme witch to replace Jessica Lange's character at season's end.

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'Survivor: Cagayan' Links-apalooza

This season of "Survivor" sees tribes divided into Beauty, Brawn and Brains. Who will be cast-off and who will be the ultimate castaway?

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Winners (and Losers)

LEADERBOARD
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ANALYSIS
Week 6: Who's up and who's down? 

POLLS
Week 6: Who is in charge now?

Which castaway do you hate the most?

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'Amazing Race' Links-apalooza

The All-Star season brings back 11 teams that failed to cross the finish line in first in their initial appearances. Which will win this time around?  

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PREDICTIONS
Winners (and Losers)

LEADERBOARD
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Episode 6: Another non-elimination leg! 

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'Dancing With the Stars' Links-apalooza

This season has a wide range of celebrities, from former Olympians to one-time child stars. Who will win this time around?  

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LEADERBOARD
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Weekly

ANALYSIS
Week 5: Davis dethroned on Disney Night
Week 4: Switch-up and shake-up
Week 3: Injuries, tears and perfect tens 

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