Aaron Paul, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Bryan Cranston, winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, pose with their awards for Breaking Bad during the  66th Primetime Emmy Awards in California yesterday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 2:04

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry yesterday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows Bre(...)

Burt Reynolds, the man most middle-aged men are trying to be. Photograph from Smokey and the Bandit

Worryingly, this year I hit the same age as Billy Crystal’s character in City Slickers. Yes, I am now in the same age bracket as the central player(...)

Harold Ramis arriving for the premiere of Year One in New York in this June 15, 2009 file photograph. Photograph: Reuters

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Host Jay Leno with actor Billy Crystal during a commercial break while taping the last episode of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Burbank, California. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Johnny Carson’s departure from “The Tonight Show” was an abdication. Jay Leno’s last show, on Thursday, was closer to a retirement party - a bitterswe(...)

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When spherical green monster Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) meets professional child scarer Frank McCay on a school tour of the Monsters Inc factory, t(...)