The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will compete in the Drama Series category at this year’s Emmy Awards, moving it away from its expected place in Limited Series, where it would be matched up against WandaVision. It’s a deliberate move from Marvel Studios, which says that they had planned to submit the Disney+ action series in Drama early on.
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Late last year, the Television Academy announced that the 2021 Emmys coming this fall would see some rule changes and updates. Along with the addition of a category for stunt performers and creating a clear distinction between theatrical motion pictures and television movies released during the pandemic, the Television Academy was going to combine the categories for Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Variety Sketch Series into a single category. But now the organization has reversed course. Read More »
After the 2020 Emmys ceremony went virtual this year due to COVID-19, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will still be felt when the 2021 Emmys come around next fall. The Television Academy has instituted some rule changes for next year’s awards, and along with some standard housekeeping and restructuring, they’ve changed the rules for consideration for TV movies since so many movies intended for theaters ended up being released on television instead. Plus, they’ve also added a category for stunt performers. You can find out about this and all the recent 2021 Emmys rules changes below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this special edition, watch Jimmy Kimmel‘s monologue for the 72nd Primetime Emmys ceremony, which features some editing tricks and amusing gags. Plus, watch as Jennifer Aniston saves the ceremony from literally going up in flames, and then enjoy her reunion with some of the Friends cast. You can also see how Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington are trying to skip ahead to 2021, and find out what TV stars have been up to during quarantine. Read More »
Sunday night brought the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards to ABC, honoring the best achievements in television from the past year. Jimmy Kimmel hosted an unusual virtual version of the broadcast in the age of coronavirus, and it was a big night for Schitt’s Creek, Watchmen and Succession, each taking home several of the key awards in their respective categories. See if any of your other favorite shows ended up on the 2020 Emmys winners list below. Read More »
With the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards airing tonight on ABC, the Creative Arts Emmys wrapped up their awards ceremonies last night with the final round of winners, and there were several victors that we thought were worth celebrating.
Eddie Murphy walked away with his first Emmy win ever for his celebrated stint hosting Saturday Night Live last year. On top of that, the Star Wars series The Mandalorian took home two more trophies, Maya Rudolph won her second Emmy of the week, Rick and Morty topped the animation category, The Last Dance gave Michael Jordan another trophy, and more. Get a look at all the 2020 Creative Arts Emmys winners below. Read More »
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are now one Tony away from achieving that coveted EGOT status. The Nine Inch Nails collaborators and Oscar-winning composers added an Emmy to their collection with a trophy for their score on HBO’s Watchmen. It marks Reznor and Ross’ first Emmy win.
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Now that Game of Thrones is over, a new nerdy TV show had to step up to snag some awards love from the Emmys. But this year, there are two geek friendly shows that have been showered with accolades in two different categories. HBO’s Watchmen landed 26 nominations as a miniseries/limited series and Disney+’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian had an impressive Emmys debut with 15 total nominations. Now both of the shows are already winners.
Leading up to the primary Emmys awards broadcast on ABC this Sunday, which will be a virtual ceremony, the Creative Arts Emmys are unfolding across five nights this week online, awarding the less glamorous (but no less important) technical awards. So it should come as no surprise that The Mandalorian took home five awards, and Watchmen was close behind with four trophies. Plus, Star Trek: Picard and Stranger Things were each able to snag a win. Read More »
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Norman Lear has been working in television for decades. He’s the creator of classic sitcoms such as All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Sanford and Son, and Maude. More recently, he’s been having a blast by recreating episodes of those sitcoms with Live in Front of a Studio Audience specials on ABC, bringing in star-studded casts to play the beloved characters of classic TV. And one of those specials just helped him break an Emmy record that he actually set himself last year. Read More »
Who’s ready to watch their favorite TV actors and creatives give virtual acceptance speeches?
The 2020 Emmys will officially be a remote awards show, kicking off what will almost positively be a bizarre and straight up weird awards season as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The show, which is being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, sent out letters to the recent Emmy nominees informing them that no, they don’t have to worry about showing up to an event in person this year. Instead, according to the letter, the virtual show’s “informal theme for the night is ‘come as you are, but make an effort!'” But thankfully, it sounds like the producers are taking steps to make sure the ceremony doesn’t look like just another average Zoom call.
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