Paley Front Row 2020 Presented by Citi. Stars of BET+'s Tyler Perry's Ruthless (Melissa L. Williams, Matt Cedeño, Lenny Thomas, Blue Kimble, Yvonne Senat Jones, and Nirine S. Brown) gather with moderator Tonja Renée Stidhum at Paley Front Row 2020 to celebrate their show. Topics include: how they've spent their quarantine time; Cedeño's in-depth conversations with Perry about his complex character; the cast's strong bond and the very speedy filming process; Jones' praise for Perry's dynamic female characters, like those of Tennessee Williams; descriptions of the strictly COVID-compliant set; why Perry trusts the actors "almost too much" to make logical character choices; audience reactions to the memorable Dikhan and Andrew scene; hints about the upcoming second half of the first season; and fun memories of "the blackest moment on set."
Presented by Citi. Stars and co-creator of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty (Dan Harmon, Chris Parnell, Sarah Chalke, and Spencer Grammer) gather with moderator Michael Schneider at PaleyFest NY 2020 to celebrate their show. Topics include: "dramatic improvements" to the creative process in the COVID-19 lockdown; Chalke's views on the Beth/Space Beth clone storyline and what it means for the story; the show's impressive 70-episode pickup; finding new sides to Jerry, including his increased bond with Rick; avoiding "Flanderization"; the gradual development of Summer and Rick's complex sibling relationship; favorite moments, including an appearance by Werner Herzog as an alien; the viral popularity of "snake jazz"; cryptic hints about seasons five and six; and the strangely addictive challenge of breaking stories and overthinking their outlandish details. Watch Rick and Morty Sundays on Adult Swim or Stream seasons 1-3 on HBO Max now. All of Season 4 will be available on HBO Max Nov 1.
Congrats are in order for Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones! Ron won a trophy during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday for his work as William Hill on This Is Us, while Jasmine secured her award for Quibi's FreeRayshawn on Thursday.
Image Source: Getty / LISA O'CONNOR It goes without saying that the Emmy Awards looked very different on Sunday night. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the award show went completely virtual, which meant that trophy presenters had to drive to the houses of nominees .
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver scooped its fifth consecutive Emmy Award in the Variety category Sunday, with the Brit comedian saying the hard work of staff on all late night shows made them possible during the pandemic. Clad in a Liverpool FC hoodie, Oliver beat The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, Full Frontal With […]
Just because Netflix seems lightyears ahead, doesn’t mean its fellow streamers can’t catch-up.
A letter sent Wednesday to newly minted Emmy nominees and/or their PR reps inadvertently provides some of the details for the Jimmy Kimmel-hosted and -produced Primetime Emmy Awards show that ABC will broadcast September 20. The opening line confirms, as the letter indicates, what we already knew: The Emmys are going virtual. "We’re delighted and […]
The Masked Singer has crashed the Emmy reality race, the first Fox show in this category since So You Think You Can Dance in 2015. The mystery singing competition will go up against last year’s winner RuPaul’s Drag Race, Nailed It!, which broke through last year, Top Chef and The Voice. The category was down […]
Dozens of 2020 Primetime Emmy nominees are celebrating their first-ever nods. They include Cate Blanchett for her work in Mrs. America, Lupita Nyong'o for Serengetti, Octavia Spencer for Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, Anna Kendrick for Dummy and Zendaya for Euphoria. The complete list follows below, including the programs for […]
This morning, actor Fred Willard and director Lynn Shelton earned posthumous Emmy nominations, for their respective contributions to ABC sitcom Modern Family and Hulu drama Little Fires Everywhere. A beloved comedic talent with a 54-year screen career, Willard was previously nominated three times for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, for his turn as Hank in Everybody […]
It's the jarring thought many face each year on Emmy nominations day as shows receive their just plaudits in the noms: what happened to that great show I was just watching? The one everyone's talking about right now. Why isn't it nominated? It's easy to forget that Emmy's eligibility window comes to a close on […]
The Television Academy has canceled this year's three post-Emmys Governors Balls and has also announced plans to rethink the Creative Arts Emmys as a series of virtual events. The decision to scrap the trio of Governors Ball dinners (which normally take place after the two Creative Arts Emmys ceremonies, as well as the Primetime Emmys […]
The Television Academy has ruled: No more double dipping. After several years of documentary projects walking the line between the Oscars and Emmys — and finding the loophole to submit for both — the org has ruled that programs won't be eligible for an Emmy if they've been nominated for an Oscar. The TV Academy […]
The Television Academy has moved back the dates of Emmy voting, changed some eligibility rules and suspended all “For Your Consideration” events in an effort to adjust to industry changes caused by the coronavirus, the Academy announced on Friday morning.In a release announcing the changes, the TV Academy said it has no current plans to cancel or postpone the Primetime Emmy Awards, which are scheduled for Sept. 20, or the Creative Arts Emmys ceremonies set for Sept. 12 and 13.However, it added, “As national and statewide directives and mandates on the COVID-19 pandemic remain fluid, the Television Academy and broadcast partner ABC will monitor recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the L.A. County Department of Public Health.”Also Read: TV Ad Sales Expected to Drop 13% This Year, Magna Global SaysKey dates in both the first and second rounds of voting have been changed, with the period of nominations voting shortened by three days and the final voting shortened by four days.The deadline for Emmy entries was changed by almost a full month, moving from its original May 11 date to June 5.Nomination voting, which was originally due to begin on June 15, has been pushed back to July 2, and will now run through July 13.Emmy nominations will be announced on July 28, two weeks later than the original July 14 date.Final voting will begin on August 21, four days later than originally planned, but ballots will still be due on the original date of August 31.Also Read: Golden Globes Suspend Eligibility Rules Because of Coronavirus Theater ClosingsThe Academy will also extend the eligibility date for “hanging episodes,” the Emmys’ name for episodes which air after the cutoff date, to qualify for this year’s awards. While the overall eligibility period remains June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020, episodes can now air as late as June 30, 2020 and still be eligible for consideration for this year’s Emmys.In addition, the Academy has suspended all of its “For Your Consideration” events for this Emmy season. Those events typically took place at Television Academy theaters or made use of the Academy’s mailing list of voters, and most often attracted live audiences for screenings, Q&As and receptions. The new rule, though, suspends all such events “whether with a live audience, streaming or recorded for posting on a viewing platform.”Also Read: LA Mayor Says Staples Center, Movie Soundstages Could House COVID-19 Patients: 'Any Place Is On the Table'A pokes person for the Academy told TheWrap that the rule also prohibits a network or streaming service from hosting its own FYC events that would be promoted to Television Academy members.The changes, which have been expected in light of the interruption of production schedules and the self-quarantining rules in place in Los Angeles, New York and other locations, were first raised in a conference call with network and awards executives on Monday, and subsequently approved by the Academy’s Board of Governors.Here is the full text of the Television Academy release spelling out the changes:The Television Academy today announced changes to be implemented for the 72nd Emmy Awards® season in response to unprecedented challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.These updates include a revised Emmy voting calendar, modification of the hanging episode rule for series and limited series, and suspension of For Your Consideration industry events.Following discussions with key industry partners, the Television Academy Board of Governors voted to update the Emmy Awards calendar to better accommodate ongoing changes and disruptions in production and programming schedules across all network, cable and streaming services. Key dates in the competition have been pushed back, and voting windows have shortened:Revised Emmy Awards Calendar:June 5: Entry deadline July 2: Nominations-round voting begins July 13: Nominations-round voting ends July 28: Nominations announced August 21: Final-round voting begins August 31: Final-round voting endsCLICK HERE for the full Emmy Awards calendar.NOTE: There are no current plans to cancel or delay the Sept. 20 Emmy telecast or the Sept. 12 and 13 Creative Arts Emmy ceremonies. As national and statewide directives and mandates on the COVID-19 pandemic remain fluid, the Television Academy and broadcast partner ABC will monitor recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the L.A. County Department of Public Health.Modification of Hanging Episode Rule (Series and Limited Series)Due to production and programming delays, the Academy has extended the eligibility date for “hanging episodes” to June 30 (formerly May 31).Series eligibility: To qualify for eligibility in the current eligibility year, the series must have premiered by the end of the eligibility year (May 31, 2020). If the series has one or more episodes that fall into the subsequent eligibility year, those episodes must be broadcast or posted on an accessible platform by June 30 to gain eligibility for the current eligibility year. A minimum of six eligible episodes is still required to qualify for series eligibility.Limited Series eligibility: To qualify for eligibility in the current eligibility year, the limited series must have premiered by the end of the eligibility year (May 31, 2020). If the limited series has one or more episodes/parts that fall into the subsequent eligibility year, those episodes must be broadcast or posted on an accessible platform by June 30 to gain eligibility for the current eligibility year, provided the complete limited series is made available by the June 30 deadline. If those episodes/parts are not able to be broadcast/posted by June 30, then the complete limited series, along with the individual achievements, will be eligible in the subsequent eligibility year.For Your Consideration Events All Television Academy For Your Consideration events — whether with a live audience, streaming or recorded for posting on a viewing platform — have been suspended for this Emmy season.Read original story Television Academy Delays Emmy Voting, Bans Campaign Events At TheWrap
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Freshman seasons of "Pose" and "Russian Doll" lead the list of nominees for the 2019 TCA Awards, the Television Critics Assn. announced Wednesday. Both series scored four nominations each. FX's ballroom culture drama "Pose" appears on the ballot in the categories of individual achievement in drama (for lead actor Billy Porter), outstanding achievement in drama, […]
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