2011 Emmy Award Winners – ‘Modern Family’ Cleans Up
‘Modern Family’ ruled the 2011 Emmys — the ABC comedy took home the first four awards of the evening, including Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series and, later in the night, winning Outstanding Comedy Series.
Jane Lynch’s 2011 Emmys Opening Number [VIDEO]
Jane Lynch opened the 63rd Emmy Awards with a song and dance number that took the audience through the world of television, reimagined as an inner-city apartment building housing all the top TV shows. Lynch walked through scenes of hit series like ‘Mad Men‘ (where she was asked to leave the room when she informed Don Draper that in 50 years people would be fast-forwarding through commercials) and
Emmy Awards 2011 Preview – Best Comedy Series
With three nominated shows, NBC leads the pack for this category. Our money's on ABC, though, for a repeat from last year's winner 'Modern Family,' but NBC's critical darling 'Parks and Recreation' could pull an upset. Here are all the nominees: ...
Emmy Awards 2011 Preview – Which Shows Picked Up the Most Nominations?
AMC / ABC It’s Emmy time! The TV awards presentation is set for next Sunday, September 18th, and all the big shows will be represented. Here are the series that garnered the most nominations in 2011: '30 Rock' 13 nominations This comedy about life behind the scenes of an NBC sketch show is no stranger to the Emmys — it won Best Comedy Series three years in a row, with its streak interrupted
The Best Labor Day Sales on the Web
Labor Day means a three day weekend and respite from hard work for many, but it also means it's the season for end-of-summer deals. Here are some of the best savings of the season, from clothing to back-to-school gear. American Eagle 1 American Eagle All men's and women's jeans are on sale, with prices starting at $29.99. Gap Kids 2...
5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework
MyTudut, Flickr Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids. 1 Stud...
The History Behind Labor Day
What’s not to love about Labor Day? A long weekend, BBQs and parades — really, no responsibilities except for having a great time and toasting the end of summer. But what exactly does Labor Day celebrate?
10 Reasons to Look Forward to Fall
Li.Travel.Journal, Flickr / Starbucks With Labor Day just around the corner, many are mourning the end of summertime. Don't fret — just remember these things that make fall great, from baseball to apple pie. Joe Robbins, Getty Images 1 Fall Sports The NFL’s regular season starts September 8, the NHL begins in early October and MLB playoffs are almost here. (The NBA is still in a lockou...
5 Great Educational Apps for Kids
gdiplus Ever given a five-year-old with an iPad a dirty look? Silently tsk tsk-ed in your head? Hold onto your judgment for a minute – they're not all playing Angry Birds. In fact, there are tons of apps out there that are all about learning. Here, we ...
10 Great Songs About School
Motown We've got ten good reason schools shouldn’t be cutting arts budgets: these great songs about their hallowed halls. After all, if they eliminated music classes, who’s gonna write songs about how cool school is? 10 Be True to Your School The Beach Boys, 1963 Good clean fun. ...
10 Amazing Lunch Boxes
If you don’t want your kids braving the mystery meat this school year, the first thing you need is a super-cool lunchbox. Here are some of our faves: