SERIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SERIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) From Nancy Drew to Harry Potter, young readers love a good series http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58243297-223/series-ages-8-12-books.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58243297-223/series-ages-8-12-books.html.csp">From Nancy Drew to Harry Potter, young readers love a good series</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T01:01:03.254-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew to The Magic Tree House and Harry Potter, series have always been popular with young readers. Fourteen-year-old Eve Larkin offers this insight into their enduring appeal: “I love to read series because I get to see how the characters progress, and I get to grow with them. It’s also interesting to observe how an author continues a story. It’s a gamble, because it can either be a success or take away from the predecessor.” Some of Larkin’s favorite series includ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243297@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT ‘The Strain’ reclaims vampires from teen girls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58242511-223/strain-vampires-del-toro.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58242511-223/strain-vampires-del-toro.html.csp">‘The Strain’ reclaims vampires from teen girls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T16:49:24.931-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thanks to “The Strain,” vampires aren’t just for teenage girls anymore. After years of bloodsuckers-as-romantic leads in TV shows like “The Vampire Diaries,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “True Blood,” “The Strain” takes things in an entirely different direction. In this FX series, you won’t see any of the sparkly vampires who populate “Twilight.” In “The Strain,” horrifying monsters feed on humans and infect some of them — turning them into inhuman monsters, too. “You need to see the first fee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242511@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:49:24 MDT Special screenings: ‘The LEGO Movie’ under the stars, ‘Ping Pong Summer’ and much more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58242697-223/free-park-tickets-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58242697-223/free-park-tickets-lake.html.csp">Special screenings: ‘The LEGO Movie’ under the stars, ‘Ping Pong Summer’ and much more</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T01:01:03.005-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">‘The LEGO Movie’ The Movie Under the Stars series continues with the animated hit “The LEGO Movie.” Presented by the Capitol Preservation Board and the Utah Film Commission. When • Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where • Utah State Capitol, 300 N. State, Salt Lake City Tickets • Free ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ The Friday Night Flicks series continues with the action hit “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” When • Friday, 8:30 p.m. Where • Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, Park Pavilion, 562...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242697@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utes, Northern Illinois will play home-and-home in 2018-19 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58246965-59/com-state-niu-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58246965-59/com-state-niu-utah.html.csp">Utes, Northern Illinois will play home-and-home in 2018-19</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T14:16:11.331-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 02:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; A day after announcing a home-and-home series against BYU, Northern Illinois generated more Beehive State buzz with a news release detailing a home-and-home series against Utah in 2018-19. The third of four announcements in NIU’s #SchedulePalooza marketing campaign — San Diego State was the other — Utah is the only team thus far from in a Power 5 conference. NIU AD Sean Frazier said the Utes will become the first Pac-12 opponent to ever visit DeKalb. Previously, Northern Illino...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246965@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:16:11 MDT Plans for tonight: All hail the Wu-Tang Clan! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58224647-66/http-com-www-performs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58224647-66/http-com-www-performs.html.csp">Plans for tonight: All hail the Wu-Tang Clan!</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T12:20:02.799-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 12:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">• Legendary hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan performs in this week’s Twilight Concert Series show at Pioneer Park, 300 West and 300 South, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Run the Jewels. Show starts at 7; gates open for Twilight Market at 5. Tickets are $5, at the gates. • Electro/folk-rock band Grizfolk performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $10, at 24Tix. • Grammy-winning country star Kix Brooks, formerly of the duo Brooks & Dunn, perf...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224647@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:20:02 MDT Take off your clothes to make it in reality TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58238214-223/naked-dating-com-shows.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58238214-223/naked-dating-com-shows.html.csp">Take off your clothes to make it in reality TV</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:43:36.405-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn’t beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind and didn’t need to use his imagination. The “Dating Naked” series is the latest example of reality television’s newest trend: Nudity is hot, no longer confined to late-night premium cable. Leading the way is Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid,” on which a man and woman who don’t know each other fend for themselves in the wilderness for three weeks without a sti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582382142014-07-31T23:43:36.405-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T23:43:36.405-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238214@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:43:36 MDT TV series moving some production to New Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237970-79/mexico-moving-series-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237970-79/mexico-moving-series-film.html.csp">TV series moving some production to New Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T14:38:02.444-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe • A new television series starring Anne Heche and Jason Isaacs is moving some of its production from Israel to New Mexico. New Mexico Film Office director Nick Maniatis says the USA Network series called “Dig” filmed its pilot in Jerusalem but is moving in light of the recent unrest in Israel and Gaza. The film office says the show will film interior scenes in Albuquerque while it looks for new international locations for shooting exteriors. “Dig” stars Isaacs as Peter Connelly, an FBI ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582379702014-07-29T14:38:02.444-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T14:38:02.444-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237970@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:38:02 MDT Harvick grabs yet another pole with big run at IMS http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227850-77/gordon-brickyard-harvick-indianapolis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227850-77/gordon-brickyard-harvick-indianapolis.html.csp">Harvick grabs yet another pole with big run at IMS</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan gelston</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:30:02.423-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • The reminders that Jeff Gordon won here 20 years ago plaster Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There’s a massive banner that drapes the grandstand containing Gordon’s image with the years of his four Brickyard 400 victories listed. Stroll past the merchandise tent and there’s a blast from 1994: Gordon, dressed in his red, yellow and green “Rainbow Warrior” firesuit for a 20th anniversary T-shirt photo, arms raised high in celebration. Gordon will be feted with his own day Sunday in Ind...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582278502014-07-26T23:30:02.423-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T23:30:02.423-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227850@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:30:02 MDT More celebrities signed up for Salt Lake Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58220240-66/salt-lake-comic-con.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58220240-66/salt-lake-comic-con.html.csp">More celebrities signed up for Salt Lake Comic Con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T12:25:28.414-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 12:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Comic Con has added more names to its line-up of celebrity guests over the last week. Salt Lake Comic Con runs Sept. 4-6 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Here are the newest names announced, in alphabetical order: • Kevin Conroy, who provided the voice of Batman in “Batman: The Animated Series” and the “Batman: Arkham” video game series. • Barbara Eden, who starred in the classic ‘60s sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie.” • Gigi Edgley, who played the mischievou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220240@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:25:28 MDT Scott D. Pierce: ‘Manhattan’ feels like sci-fi, but it’s history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58212057-223/manhattan-series-war-hickey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58212057-223/manhattan-series-war-hickey.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: ‘Manhattan’ feels like sci-fi, but it’s history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T16:36:52.295-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Imagine a TV series about a group of people sequestered in the middle of nowhere, secretly racing to build the ultimate weapon to end a war that has engulfed their planet. As millions are dying across their world, they’re desperate to perfect this weapon before the powers of evil do. Sounds like science fiction, but it’s science fact. It’s “Manhattan,” a new drama series about the Manhattan Project, which built the atomic bombs that ended World War II. “We sometimes talk about this story as a t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212057@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:36:52 MDT Wednesday’s TV/radio sports programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58212316-77/sports-fox-league-classic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58212316-77/sports-fox-league-classic.html.csp">Wednesday’s TV/radio sports programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:54:20.347-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Truck Series, practice for Mudsummer Classic, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Mudsummer Classic, 9:30 a.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Mudsummer Classic, 3 p.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Mudsummer Classic, 5 p.m., Fox Sports 1 Cycling • Tour de France, Stage 17, 6 a.m., NBCSN MLB • Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, noon, WGN • San Francisco at Philadelphia, 5 p.m., ESPN ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212316@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:54:20 MDT Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203395-223/garner-film-james-maverick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203395-223/garner-film-james-maverick.html.csp">Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:01:19.308-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point. This portrait of fleeting disquiet could be understood, and identified with, by every member of the audience. Never mind Garner was tall, brawny and, well, movie-star handsome. The persona he perfected was never less than manly, good with his duk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582033952014-07-22T10:01:19.308-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:01:19.308-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203395@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:01:19 MDT Utah Film Commission director stepping down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58197956-66/moore-film-utah-commission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58197956-66/moore-film-utah-commission.html.csp">Utah Film Commission director stepping down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T22:27:31.101-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After 10 years at the Utah Film Commission, Marshall Moore is leaving as its executive director. “The deciding factor was the will of continuing to be on the front lines, and the energy that it takes,” Moore said in an interview this afternoon, as his resignation became official. Moore has been executive director since 2007, after working in production services for the commission. He will leave the commission on July 31. Moore said the 10 years he worked at the film commission was tumultuous, as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197956@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:27:31 MDT MLB: A’s, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192609-77/giants-bay-oakland-series.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192609-77/giants-bay-oakland-series.html.csp">MLB: A’s, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janie McCauley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oakland, Calif. • The small-budget Oakland Athletics are baseball’s best team at the break in a division featuring some of the sport’s highest-paid stars. The San Francisco Giants are right in the chase for the NL West title despite recent stumbles. Bay Area baseball has delivered a stellar first half. It’s only mid-July and there is already talk of a special October and, perhaps, the first Bay Bridge Series since 1989. California could have four teams still playing into October. The two organiz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581926092014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192609@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:12 MDT Concert review: Intermezzo mixes it up to show off the clarinet’s many colors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58184232-223/music-concert-series-brahms.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58184232-223/music-concert-series-brahms.html.csp">Concert review: Intermezzo mixes it up to show off the clarinet’s many colors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T19:07:02.189-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The theme of Monday’s Intermezzo Chamber Music Series concert was contrast. Series president David Porter’s idea was to juxtapose a well-loved piece, the Brahms Clarinet Quintet, with another quintet of markedly different character, causing listeners to hear the more familiar music in a fresh way. Prokofiev’s G Major Quintet set up the Brahms quintet nicely, not just because of the 20th-century Russian composer’s somewhat unusual lineup of violin, viola, bass, oboe and clarinet, but because its ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184232@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:07:02 MDT Archie’s death latest comic book to inject reality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186535-223/archie-comics-book-character.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186535-223/archie-comics-book-character.html.csp">Archie’s death latest comic book to inject reality</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DERRIK J. LANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T10:33:16.228-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • For most of Archie Andrews’ life, the red-headed comic book icon’s biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty. The character’s impending death comes in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie,” a spin-off series that centers on grown-up renditions of Archie and his Riverdale pals. It brings a bold conclusion to Archie Comics’ four-year-old modern makeover of the squeaky-clean, all-American character. Freckle-faced Archie will meet his demise when he intervenes in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581865352014-07-15T10:33:16.228-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T10:33:16.228-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186535@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:33:16 MDT ’Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 19 Emmy nods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169328-223/nominations-hbo-series-drama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169328-223/nominations-hbo-series-drama.html.csp">’Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 19 Emmy nods</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LYNN ELBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T12:57:11.948-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 12:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The sprawling and bloodthirsty saga “Game of Thrones,” defying the Emmy Awards’ grudging respect for such fantasy fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series. Other top nominees included a pair of ambitious miniseries, “Fargo,” with 18 bids, and “American Horror Story: Coven,” with 17. The AIDS drama “The Normal Heart” received 16 nominations, including best TV movie. The meth kingpin saga “Breaking Bad” got 16 bids fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581693282014-07-10T12:57:11.948-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T12:57:11.948-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169328@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:57:11 MDT Emmy nominations flow to HBO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171647-68/hbo-drama-series-comedy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171647-68/hbo-drama-series-comedy.html.csp">Emmy nominations flow to HBO</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Emily Yahr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T19:23:01.712-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bold move by “True Detective” paid off - the HBO crime noir series, which made news when it was submitted as a drama instead of a miniseries, scored a best drama series nod at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations on Thursday morning. The Matthew McConaughey-Woody Harrelson vehicle (both veterans landed nods for lead actor in a drama) was nominated in the fiercely competitive category alongside the predictable regulars: “Breaking Bad,” “Downton Abbey,” “House of Cards” “Mad Men” and “Gam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171647@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:23:01 MDT TV preview: ‘The Strain’ is very scary stuff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58165509-223/watch-sunday-season-series.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58165509-223/watch-sunday-season-series.html.csp">TV preview: ‘The Strain’ is very scary stuff</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T16:45:39.027-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You’ve never seen vampires quite like the ones in Guillermo del Toro’s new series “The Strain.” It opens with terror aboard an airliner, which ends up on runway with no sign of life aboard. Enter Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) from the CDC, and the horror is off and running. It’s intriguing, creepy and downright scary at times. Watch • 11 p.m. Sunday, FX This Weekend — MLS Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles Galaxy. Watch • 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ch. 30 World Cup soccer Championship gam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165509@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:45:39 MDT Utah-BYU rivalry ranked 12th best in nation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58157317-77/utah-byu-com-rivalry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58157317-77/utah-byu-com-rivalry.html.csp">Utah-BYU rivalry ranked 12th best in nation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:26:25.686-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even in hiatus, the Utah-BYU football rivalry is still drawing national attention for competitiveness and nastiness. The “Holy War” rivalry was ranked as the 12th best in college football by NFL.com, sandwiched between USC-UCLA and Oregon-Oregon State. College football writer Mike Huguenin cited that religious overtones play a big role in the gravity of this rivalry, saying “‘The Holy War’ takes a backseat to almost nothing in terms of nastiness.” Overall, Utah leads the series at 54-31-4 and r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157317@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:26:25 MDT