Study: Action-Packed TV might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show. THE SKINNY: Cornell University researchers randomly assigned almost 100 undergraduates to watch one of three 20-minute...

  • Bryan Cranston poses with the award for outstanding drama series - Breaking Bad at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. LIST: Winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

    A list of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences...

  • Co-executive producer Thomas Schnauz, from left Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston and Bob Odenkirk pose in the press room with the award for outstanding drama series for 'Modern Family' and 'Breaking Bad' Win Emmy Awards

    "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black."

  • Local Performer Among Social Media Stars at Minnesota State Fair

    This Sunday night at the Minnesota State Fair's Grand Stand there was quite a different crowd than the previous night on Saturday for Kid Rock. Sunday's performance featured 18 artists from YouTube and Vine with a fan base full of screaming teen girls and their parents...

  • Actress Mindy Kaling, left, and TV host Carson Daly announce the award nominees at the 66th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcement on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles. 'Modern Family,' Brian Cranston Aim at Emmy Record

    Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year. The 66th prime-time Emmys, airing at 8 p.m. EDT Monday on NBC with host Seth Meyers, are full of such possibilities, including a fifth best comedy series trophy for "Modern Family" that would tie it with all-time sitcom champ "Frasier."

  • Katy Perry Celebrates Kacey Musgraves' Birthday at Skateville

    A birthday party at a local south metro skate rink Thursday night had the town talking. International pop star Katy Perry celebrated country signer Kacey Musgraves' birthday at Skateville in Burnsville. Perry had booked the private event weeks in advance, according to Skateville co-owner Jason McKenzie...

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