Pictured: Canadian actor Thomas Middleditch of HBO’s Silicon Valley.

Pop Goes The News — More than 60 Canadians received nominations Thursday for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards — an impressive accomplishment largely overlooked by the Canadian media.

Nominees include people working in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal as well as talent from places like Weyburn, SK, Thunder Bay, ON, and Bridgewater, NS.

Pop Goes The News — A Canadian act has been eliminated from America’s Got Talent.

On the episode that aired Tuesday night, acrobats Philippe Bélanger and Marie-Lee Guilbert dazzled the judges but failed to earn a spot on one of the live shows.

Pop Goes The News — Two leading men from Game of Thrones will be in Montréal this summer working on separate projects.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister on the hit HBO series, and Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow, each start work on movies in mid-July.

Pop Goes The News — Actor Noah Galvin went into full damage-control mode late Thursday after a candid interview he gave appeared online.

In the Q&A with New York magazine’s Vulture, the openly gay 22-year-old star of the new sitcom The Real O’Neals spoke frankly about actors Colton Haynes and Eric Stonestreet and director Bryan Singer.