Category Archives: Awards
The Emmy Awards happily danced through the three hours but never left a moment without touching on the larger conversations of diversity and the current White House administration.
Atlanta‘s Donald Glover became the first black director to win Best Directing for a Comedy Series at Sunday night’s Primetime Emmy Awards, while Lena Waithe became the first black woman to ever win a Best Writing for a Comedy Series Emmy.
The Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, with The Handmaid’s Tale, Veep and Big Little Lies coming out on top. Here is a full list of winners.
“Tonight, we binge ourselves,” declared this year’s Emmy host Stephen Colbert. Delivering a solid start to the awards show, Colbert began the night with a pre-taped portion of song, dance, before heading into a live monologue that doubled down on the political humor that has made him the biggest name in late-night this year.
The crime drama from the filmmaker behind In Bruges stars Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson.
From Reese Witherspoon’s Big Little Lies speech to Kate McKinnon’s Saturday Night Live song to heartbreaking This Is Us moments from Sterling K. Brown and Ron Cephas Jones, here are our favorite Emmy-nominated moments of 2017.
Can Stranger Things challenge The West Wing? Is Westworld the new Game of Thrones? Will Julia Louis-Dreyfus outdo… herself?
Stranger Things, Westworld and Saturday Night Live all took home five wins on the precursor to the main show at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards Sunday night.
Running over the Labor Day weekend, the annual film festival has earned its reputation as the place where the year’s Oscar frontrunners get seen for the first time by many Academy members and others in the industry. Angelina Jolie, Alexander Payne, Joe Wright and Rebecca Miller are some of the filmmakers presenting films this year.
Last year’s crop of acting nominees featured seven performers of color, but expect a regression on the diversity front this year even though Denzel Washington seems like a shoo-in for Roman Israel, Esq.
The samurai poet of Hollywood Elsewhere joins me to discuss the box office prospects of Stephen King’s It and the merits of Richard Rushfield’s industry newsletter The Ankler.
An animated short film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo, done as a senior thesis project at the Ringling College of Art & Design, went viral this week with nearly 18 million views on YouTube.
Maggie Betts’ feature debut, a coming-of-age drama, starring Margaret Qualley, Melissa Leo, and Julianne Nicholson, received a lot of buzz out of Sundance and will play at TIFF before its October 27 release date.
Mo-cap work demands more of actors emotionally, physically and mentally, because they are using their imagination to create the environment, establish relationships and set the scene. The visual effects exist to serve the physical performance, not “enhance” it, writes John Rocha.
There’s a big difference between the Emmys and every other major awards show. Besides the TV half of the Golden Globes, only the Emmys allow for repeat nominees and winners, because every year, new content is being created for the same shows. Herein lies the issue. Emmy voters are lazy, and the question has to be asked whether or not the majority of them are even watching the shows for which they’re voting.
Another year of awards, another round of snubs. Claire Danes, the final seasons of Girls and The Leftovers and past winners were left out in the cold this year.
Nominations were announced Thursday morning for the 2017 Emmy Awards. Veep star Anna Chlumsky and SWAT star Shemar Moore did the honors at the Wolf Theater in Los Angeles.
Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore are set to announce the nominees of the 2017 Emmy Awards live on Thursday morning a 8:30 a.m. PST.
Watch the announcement live here.
With HBO’s Game of Thrones and Netflix’s GLOW out of the running, we’ve been discussing the possible nominees, so here are our picks.
With actors like Dwayne Johnson, Simon Pegg and Riz Ahmed joining the club, plus directors Jordan Peele and Joss Whedon and longtime publicist Bumble Ward, the Academy definitely got a lot cooler today.
The Television Critics Association announced their nominations for the 2017 awards, giving Hulu its very first nomination for the critically acclaimed series The Handmaid’s Tale.
From visionary newcomers like the buzzy Dear Evan Hansen and Come From Away to amazing revivals like Six Degrees of Separation, Hello, Dolly!, and Miss Saigon, check out who walked away with a Tony on Broadway’s biggest night! UPDATED LIVE!
The 26th annual MTV Movie Awards was not its usual event this weekend as it was the first time it combined movie and television categories and removed gendered categories. Beauty and the Beast was the big winner of the night, taking home multiple statues and being the inspiration for the event’s opening number.
As the lines between Hollywood and Broadway become more and more blurred, Christopher Jackson and Jane Krakowski announced the nominations for the 2017 Tony Awards Tuesday morning, with the War & Peace musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 leading the pack.
The Peabody Awards are rolling out the recipients of the prestigious accolade and today they announced their entertainment winners which included the critically acclaimed FX series Atlanta created by and starring Donald Glover as well as the HBO comedy VEEP.
Though she still has yet to receive the Oscar, although she’s been nominated five times, Amy Adams will receive the American Cinematheque Award at this year’s ceremony on November 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
MTV is giving their annual entertainment award show two big changes this year. Plus, Jordan Peele’s hit horror film Get Out leads the nominations with six nods.
Recognizing excellence in radio, television, and online media, this year’s list of Peabody Award finalists doesn’t disappoint. From Marvel’s indestructible street hero Luke Cage to the emotional drama of the modern family in This Is Us, the finalists have definitely earned their place on the list.
With each passing year, the inclusion of the LGBTQ community in television, film, and media begins to grow more and more and it was very evident at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Hosted by comedian Cameron Esposito, this year’s ceremony honored films including Moonlight and Other People as well as TV fave Transparent.
As they do every year, CinemaCon has bestowed more than a dozen awards upon actors, directors, producers and other members of the industry, so let’s take you through this year’s honorees, shall we?