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  • Cloris Leachman, Emmy and Oscar Winner, Dies at 94

    01/27/2021 2:07:43 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 91 replies
    Variety ^ | January 27, 2021 | Carmel Dagan
    Oscar winner and multiple Emmy winner Cloris Leachman, best remembered as the delightfully neurotic Phyllis Lindstrom on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and her own subsequent sitcom, died of natural causes on Tuesday in Encinitas, Calif. She was 94. “It’s been my privilege to work with Cloris Leachman, one of the most fearless actresses of our time,” her longtime manager Juliet Green said. “There was no one like Cloris. With a single look she had the ability to break your heart or make you laugh ’till the tears ran down your face. You never knew what Cloris was going to...
  • Emmys Hit Lowest Ever Viewership For a Major Awards Show

    09/22/2020 7:06:53 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 45 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 9/21/2020 | LEIA IDLIBY
    The 2020 Emmy Awards not only hit their lowest ever viewership on Sunday night, but also managed to score the lowest viewership for any major awards show in history, according to Nielsen. The award show averaged a 1.2 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic and 6.1 million viewers total for ABC, dropping roughly 12 percent from last year’s total viewership. This year’s low ratings come after last year’s historic low for a top TV awards show, during which the host-less ceremony aired on Fox with a 33 percent decline from the previous year. Last year was the first time the...
  • Ratings Poison Jimmy Kimmel Drives Emmys to All-Time Ratings Low

    09/21/2020 11:52:14 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 212020 | JOHN NOLTE
    Jimmy “The Blackface-N-Word-User” Kimmel now has the distinction of holding two television records. In 2018, he drove the Oscars to a all-time ratings low. This year he drove the Emmys to an all-time ratings low. Sunday night’s Emmy telecast, which was hosted by Jimmy “The Blackface-N-Word-User” Kimmel were not just a catastrophe. They were a catastrophe on top of a catastrophe. What I mean is that last year’s Emmy ratings were a catastrophe, and now this year’s are an even bigger catastrophe. Last year, the Emmys hit a record low with just 6.9 million viewers.
  • 2020 Emmys Turn Into Anti-Trump, Pro-BLM Woke-Fest

    09/21/2020 8:56:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies ^ | 9/21/2020 | Karen Townsend
    Touted as the first big televised awards event, the 72nd Emmy Awards aired on September 20 on ABC. The host of the virtual event was late night show host Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel's jokes and bits in front of no live audience were cringe-inducing. Two notable instances came when his opening monologue took a hit at MAGA rallies and when banter with actor Anthony Anderson included a demand for Kimmel to shout "Black Lives Matter!" so "Mike Pence can hear it."
  • Emmy Ratings Flame Out In Early Numbers (All Time Low) With COVID-19 Dominated Ceremony; ‘Sunday Night Football’ Takes A Hit

    09/21/2020 8:31:21 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 21, 2020 | Dominic Patten
    Besides the obvious changes in formant and technical reach due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jimmy Kimmel’s third time as host saw a lot of firsts at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards last night. For one, there was a host again after the TV Academy show ceremony tried to be like the 2019 Oscars and go without a frontman or frontwoman. Then there was the unprecedented total sweep by Canadian comedy Schitt’s Creek of every category it was nominated in. That sweep also saw a first for an import from the Great White North in a top series category. Additionally, with...
  • Emmys Presenters Will Hand Out Trophies in Hazmat Tuxedos

    09/20/2020 2:55:04 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 40 replies
    Variety ^ | September 20, 2020 | Danielle Turchiano
    The 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards winners may be celebrating alone in their own homes during the live but virtual broadcast on Sunday, but some of them won’t have to socially distance from their awards! Trophy presenters “may be visiting some of the winners live,” ABC, which will air the event, announced Friday. With this announcement came a first look (which you can see above) at the health and safety measures these presenters will utilize in order to deliver the statues amid the coronavirus pandemic. The hazmat suit was created and designed by costume designer Katja Cahill and executive producer...
  • Despite being only 13% of the population, black actors received 35.7% of the Emmy nominations. All other nonwhite actors combined received only 3.6% of nominations.

    07/28/2020 10:56:14 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    July 28, 2020 | EdnaMode
    Here is the breakdown of acting nominations at the BL-MMY'S Percentage: White actors: 60.7% (68 of 112) Black: 35.7% (40 of 112) Other: 3.6 (4 or 112) There was only ONE hispanic/latino actor nominated. Rain Valdez for a short form comedy series. The remaining nonwhite actors were Sandra Oh, Ramy Youssef, and Dev Patel. Hollywood said they wanted to accurately represent America. But it turns out Hollywood is racist to anyone not black including Latinos, Asians, Middle Eastern and Indian actors. How woke! How progressive!
  • Harvey Weinstein Rape Trial Starts Today With Media & Jury In The Spotlight

    01/06/2020 8:36:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | January 6, 2020 | Dominic Patten
    Over two years after the first exposés on Harvey Weinstein and allegations of rampant sexual harassment and assaults were first published, the Oscar-winning producer’s criminal trial is set to begin today in New York City, kind of. If found guilty of the five felony charges that he faces based on allegations from two women and indictments from a grand jury convened by District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., the 67-year-old Weinstein could face life in prison in what is the first major trial of the #MeToo era.
  • TV Ratings: Emmy Awards Hit New Low

    09/23/2019 7:39:28 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 45 replies
    Variety ^ | September 23, 2019 | WILL THORNE
    Sunday night’s hostless Emmys on Fox was likely hoping to emulate the Oscars ratings success in cutting out an emcee. However, according to preliminary Nielsen figures, the 2019 Emmys have gone the way of seemingly all awards shows in declining year on year. Fox’s broadcast posted a 5.7 rating and a 10 share in the overnight metered market ratings, which is down 23% on last year’s Monday night show on NBC and 30% below the preliminary rating for the 2017 ceremony which also aired on a Sunday night on CBS. The total viewership for TV’s big night, as well as...
  • Emmy Awards 2019: Exonerated 5, formerly Central Park 5, walk red carpet, draw applause at show

    09/23/2019 4:40:32 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 18 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | September 23, 2019 | Michelle Ewing
    LOS ANGELES - Ava DuVernay, the writer and director of "When They See Us," brought five special guests to the 2019 Emmy Awards on Sunday night. According to The Associated Press and People magazine, the Exonerated Five, formerly known as the Central Park Five, appeared on the red carpet with DuVernay, whose Netflix miniseries focuses on the men's wrongful conviction in a 1989 rape case. "My dates," she tweeted before the show, sharing a photo of the men: Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. "When They See Us" star Jharrel Jerome, who took home the...
  • Daytime Emmys to Combine Younger Actress and Actor Awards Into One Gender Neutral-Category in 2020

    08/09/2019 10:04:25 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    TV Line ^ | August 9, 2019 | Matt Webb Mitovich
    The Daytime Emmys in 2020 will combine the Outstanding Younger Actress and Outstanding Younger Actor awards into one gender-neutral category, our sister site Variety reports. The National Academy of Television Arts (NATAS) is also expected to announce that coinciding with that change, the new category will include performers from both broadcast dramas and digital series. The Daytime Emmys already keep things gender-neutral with its Outstanding Special Guest Performer category. The young performer categories first debuted at the 1985 Daytime Emmys, at which time they were named the Outstanding Ingenue and Outstanding Young Man awards; Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren, The Young...
  • ‘Chernobyl’ Scores 19 Emmy Nominations

    07/16/2019 2:08:38 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 33 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 16, 2019 | Peter White
    Disaster drama Chernobyl swept up 19 Emmy nominations including a nod in the limited series category, making it the third most nominated show after Game of Thrones and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. The drama, which is a co-production between HBO and Sky Atlantic, is up against Escape At Dannemora, Fosse/Verdon, Sharp Objects and When They See Us in the limited series category, while Jared Harris picked up a nomination in the Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie category. Produced by Jane Featherstone’s Sister Pictures and created The Huntsman: Winter’s War’s Craig Mazin, the period drama was a breakout...
  • Emmy Awards roasted for mocking Middle America, ratings hit all-time low

    09/18/2018 12:34:08 PM PDT · by ETL · 68 replies ^ | Sept 18, 2018 | Brian Flood
    Hollywood may have laughed when Emmys host Michael Che said the only white people who thank Jesus are "Republicans and ex-crackheads," but Tinseltown's latest middle finger to Middle America fell flat in flyover country, and may have contributed to the telecast's all-time low viewership. Co-host Michael Che left many viewers of the 70th Annual Emmy Awards upset during the opening monologue with his fellow "Saturday Night Live" star Colin Jost, explaining that his mother would not be watching the show on Monday night. "She says she doesn’t like watching white award shows because you guys don’t thank Jesus enough," Che...
  • Emmy Awards Crash To New Low With 10.2M Viewers & Slipping Demo

    09/18/2018 10:14:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | September 18, 2018 | Dominic Patten
    Winners like Game of Thrones’ Peter Dinklage, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Rachel Brosnahan, Seven Seconds’ Regina King, Barry’s Henry Winkler, Westworld’s Thandie Newton, The Americans‘ Mathew Rhys, The Crown’s Claire Foy and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’s Darren Criss may be making shelf space for their new trophies after celebrating last night but for NBC, the 70th Primetime Emmys maybe a hangover that’s hard to shake.
  • Ryan Murphy calls for stricter hate-crime laws in Emmys victory speech

    09/18/2018 10:07:37 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/18 | Chris Mills Rodrigo
    TV producer Ryan Murphy called for stricter hate-crime laws during his Emmy acceptance speech Monday night. Murphy, who won the limited-series directing award for “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” dedicated his award to the LGBTQ community. Murphy, the writer and executive behind "Pose" and "American Horror Story" added in his speech that "The Assassination of Gianni Versace" was in part about internalized and externalized homophobia. “One of out of every four LGBTQ people in this country will be the victim of a hate crime," he said, before naming some of the victims of spree killer Andrew Cunanan,...
  • Black-ish’s Jenifer Lewis wore Nike on the Emmys red carpet to support Colin Kaepernick

    09/17/2018 8:45:55 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    Vox ^ | September 17, 2018 | Alex Abad-Santos
    On an Emmys red carpet filled with designer gowns and dashing tuxedos, Broadway and Black-ish star Jennifer Lewis opted to wear Nike. “I am wearing Nike to applaud them for supporting Colin Kaepernick and his protest against racial injustice and police brutality,” Lewis told Variety during her red-carpet interview before the ceremony. She described her thought process in coming up with the idea to wear Nike as asking herself, “What can I do? What can I do that’s meaningful? I’ll wear Nike. I’ll wear Nike to say thank you. Thank you for leading the resistance! We need more corporate America...
  • ‘Saturday Night Live,’ politics, diversity could rule Emmys [or ruin]

    09/16/2018 9:49:37 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 16, 2018 11:54 AM EDT | Lynn Elber
    There are critical points about the 70th Emmy Awards to keep in mind, starting with this: The ceremony airs Monday. Typically held on a Sunday, it was punted one day so this year’s host network, NBC, could accommodate its “Sunday Night Football” franchise (New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys, for viewers inclined toward that spectacle). As for what the 8-11 p.m. EDT awards telecast will offer, the basics are 26 categories with nominees including defending drama champ “The Handmaid’s Tale.” It’s challenged by 2016 winner “Game of Thrones,” which aired outside the eligibility window for last year’s awards and wants...
  • Emmys Hit New Diversity Milestone As Black Actors Sweep All Guest Categories

    09/08/2018 10:33:45 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 8, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    Comedy’s “it” girl, Tiffany Haddish, winning Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for hosting Saturday Night Live, set the tone for what became a historic night at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday. All four guest acting categories went to Black actors, Haddish, Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us), Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Katt Williams (Atlanta) This blows past previous high water marks — in the past two decades, there have been only two instances of multiple wins for black guest actors — in 2003 and 2014. Both times two of the four winners were people of...
  • Bozell & Graham Column: An Overwrought Hatefest At The Emmy Awards

    09/23/2017 12:49:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | September 23, 2017 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    The latest telecast of the Emmy awards on CBS drew the lowest audience ever, 11.4 million, and that is no surprise. This show could not have been more predictable -- quickly devolving into a boorish hours-long festival of Trump-bashing and Hillary-mourning. Awards shows used to be blockbusters for TV. But in the Age of Trump, they’re becoming screaming political spectacles, like the infamous Paul Wellstone funeral/pep rally of 2002. The red-state audience knows it’s going to be a leftist hootenanny attacking conservatives, all night long. Why put up with it? So they don’t bother. Naturally, the Hollywood crowd gave out...
  • An Overwrought Hatefest at the Emmy Awards

    09/22/2017 9:43:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | September 22, 2017 | Brent Bozell
    The latest telecast of the Emmy Awards on CBS drew the second-lowest audience ever, just 11.4 million, and that is no surprise. This show could not have been more predictable, quickly devolving into a boorish hourslong festival of Trump bashing and Hillary mourning. Awards shows used to be blockbusters for TV. But in the Age of Trump, they're becoming screaming political spectacles, like the infamous funeral/pep rally for Sen. Paul Wellstone in 2002. The red-state audience knows it's going to be a leftist hootenanny attack on conservatives all night long. Why put up with it? So they don't bother. Naturally,...