Tag: Emmys

Emmys: Comedian Thomas Lennon As Voice-Over Presenter, No Orchestra, Pop Songs As Walk-Up Music

This marks the first Primetime Emmy Awards for the newly independent Fox Entertainment, and the network is looking to put its stamp on the ceremony with several tweaks. The biggest, of course, is going host-less for only the fourth time in Emmy history and for the first time since 2003, also on Fox. Danny Moloshok/Shutterstock […]

Fox To Cool Down Emmy Red Carpet With “Big Ass” Fans

It’s going to be another scorcher at the Emmys on Sunday with weather reports already seeing temperatures in the 90s. How can the Emmys conquer this ferocious annual heat wave? Nothing says cool more than having a “Big Ass Fan” on the red carpet. Excuse me, what’s that, now? In order to provide a “cooler” […]

John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. Adds ‘American Crime’ EP & Former BET Exec To Run Scripted & Unscripted Units

EXCLUSIVE: Sherman’s Showcase has just wrapped up on IFC and Get Lifted Film Co. has hip-hop competition series Rhythm + Flow coming to Netflix next month, but right now the company is dropping some big hires. Michael McDonald has joined the John Legend, Mike Jackson, and Ty Stiklorius-led company as their Head of Scripted Television […]

Primetime Emmys 2019: Tim Allen, Ken Jeong, Regina King, Kerry Washington Among Final Group Of Presenters

The Television Academy has announced the third and final group of presenters for the 71st Emmy Awards on Sunday. They are Tim Allen, Nick Cannon, James Corden, Jon Hamm, Timothy Hutton, Jharell Jerone, Ken Jeong, Cherry Jones, Regina King, Luke Kirby, Hugh Laurie, Jane Lynch, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Catherine O’Hara, Randall Park, Jimmy Smits, Brittany Snow, […]

HBO Fails To Get $100M ‘Leaving Neverland’ Suit From Michael Jackson Estate Tossed, For Now

The multi-million-dollar attack on the controversial Leaving Neverland documentary and HBO but Michael Jackson’s estate will dance on, at least for the time being. In a tentative ruling in federal court this morning, the always contemplative Judge George Wu said he’s leaning towards rejecting the premium cabler’s desire to see the $100 million lawsuit dismissed. […]

Falcons Clip Eagles For A Dramatic NFL Win, But ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Fall In Week 2

The Battle of the Birds has seen the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles come to dramatic finishes on their last two faceoffs and last night on proved no different for the two-time Super Bowl losers and the Super Bowl LII winners. With their wings clipped by injuries, the boys from the City of Brotherly […]

Controversial Nike ‘Dream Crazy’ Ad Wins Emmy for Best Commercial

Nike’s controversial “Dream Crazy” commercial, an extension of the brand’s ‘Just Do It’ campaign, took the win for best commercial at tonight’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards. “Dream Crazy” was created out of Wieden & Kennedy Portland and produced out of Park Pictures and Joint Portland. Narrated by former NFL player Colin Kaepernick, it also features […]

Bradley Whitford Calls ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ “Sophie’s Choice, The Series”; Becomes First Man To Win Both Comedy And Drama Emmy Guest Categories

Bradley Whitford has made history as the first person to win an Emmy in both the comedy and drama guest categories. Picking up the award at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday for his role as Commander Joseph Lawrence in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Whitford previously won the comedic version for Transparent in 2015. But […]

Jane Lynch Pitching New Cyndi Lauper Project: “It’s a ‘Golden Girls’ For Today”

Speaking backstage at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday in the wake of winning her guest comedy gong for Mrs. Maisel, Jane Lynch announced she has just pitched Netflix a new show with Cyndi Lauper. “We’re our ages now. I’m almost 60, and she’s 65. We’re looking for our next act and we haven’t had […]

Jane Lynch Dedicates Her ‘Mrs. Maisel’ Emmy To Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller & “Those Gals Who Blazed A Trail” For Female Comics

Creative Arts Emmy regular Jane Lynch took home her first guest actress award at the show Sunday. This time, she got the gold for her role in Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—that of comedienne Sophie Lennon. The company I keep in this category,” Lynch said on stage, accepting the award. “I’m just so honored—each and […]

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