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'Once Upon a Time,' 'Revolution,' 'The Newsroom' to be featured at PaleyFest

Good news for fantasy fans, electricity haters, and Aaron Sorkin geeks: The Paley Center announced today that events featuring the cast and creators of ABC’s Once Upon a Time, NBC’s Revolution, and HBO’s The Newsroom will be held at next year’s PaleyFest.

The annual festival includes panels centered on current and beloved-but-canceled shows. This past year’s lineup shone a spotlight on Community, American Horror Story, The Vampire Diaries, and Castle, among others. Once Upon a Time‘s cast and creators also attended the fest in 2012.

Though a full lineup won’t be announced until Jan. 9, tickets for the fest are already available. Did somebody say best Christmas present ever?

Read more:
‘Once Upon a Time’ recap: There and Back Again
7 Fall TV Winners & Losers
Best of 2012 (Behind the Scenes): How J.J. Abrams pitched ‘Revolution’

'Game of Thrones,' 'The Colbert Report,' 'Parks and Recreation' honored with Peabody Awards

Game of Thrones, Homeland, and The Colbert Report were among the winners at the 71st-annual Peabody Awards, announced this morning by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. “The range of the Peabody Awards’ search for excellence has never been wider or deeper than this year,” said Horace Newcomb, Director of the Peabody Awards, in a statement See the winners, recognized for their achievement in electronic media, below:

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Daytime Emmys: Who should win! Who will win!

It’s Emmy time this Sunday, soap fans! Though the TV Academy also uses the annual ceremony (airing live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET) to honor game and talk shows, the real competition lies in the drama categories. Will James Franco’s much-ballyhooed appearance on General Hospital help the ABC soap take the top prize? Will the soon-to-canceled All My Children earn a sympathy trophy?

We asked some on the industry’s top soap experts — Editorial Director Stephanie Sloane and Managing Editor Editor Gabrielle Winkel of Soap Opera Digest/Soap Opera Weekly, and Soap Opera Network  Co-founder Xavier Toups — to pick who should win and who will win in the major categories.

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Nominees: All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Young and the Restless and General Hospital.
Who should win: Sloane says GH, Toups and Winkel says B&B.
Who will win: Everyone is in agreement — the CBS half-hour (pictured, left) will win its third consecutive Emmy. Toups explains it best: “The show submitted two episodes where Stephanie, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, finds her way to L.A.’s Skid Row and sees how people are living in a poverty stricken area. Stephanie devotes herself to helping those who are living there.” Social change! See: Winners circle.

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