Emmy-Nominated Writers Headline WGA’s Sublime Primetime
Sep18

Emmy-Nominated Writers Headline WGA’s Sublime Primetime

What a difference 48 hours can make. On Friday night, Lena Waithe was one of a panel of Emmy-nominated writers featured in the annual Writers Guild of America West’s Sublime Primetime event. Two nights later, she became the first black female recipient ever to receive an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, an honor she shared with Aziz Ansari for an episode of Master of None called “Thanksgiving.”...

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Audi Celebrates the 69th Emmy Awards at New Rooftop Hollywood Hotspot
Sep17

Audi Celebrates the 69th Emmy Awards at New Rooftop Hollywood Hotspot

Hot stars, hot new cars, and hot new Hollywood venue. Those were the ingredients that went into making Audi’s pre-Emmy party a roaring success.   The luxury marque is the official automotive sponsor of the 2017 Emmy Awards and it kicked off the round of awards parties in high style by honoring top talent in TV with an exclusive red carpet and rooftop celebration at the new Highlight Room atop the Dream Hotel in Hollywood.  ...

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The Golden Grandeur of the Emmy Awards Governors Ball
Sep14

The Golden Grandeur of the Emmy Awards Governors Ball

It is the be-all and end-all ball of the year. Actually, the gig is so huge that there are three separate Governors Balls for the 69th annual Emmy Awards. This is the second year in a row that the Creative Arts Emmys have been split over two nights, September 9 and 10, the Saturday and Sunday before the primetime Emmy Awards air live on CBS with host Stephen Colbert September 17. The twin Creative Arts evenings are because statuettes...

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‘Atlanta,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Dominate TCA Awards; Ken Burns and ‘Seinfeld’ Honored
Aug07

‘Atlanta,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Dominate TCA Awards; Ken Burns and ‘Seinfeld’ Honored

Hooray for the handmaids! Not only did TCA Awards host Kristin Chenoweth come out on stage for the 33rd Television Critics Assn. awards Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton dressed in red robes and a hood, but the Hulu series starring Elisabeth Moss took home two of the org’s top awards– program of the year and outstanding achievement in drama. The Tony and Emmy award-winning Chenoweth, currently starring in “American Gods,”...

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‘This Is Us,’ ‘Handmaid’s’ and ‘The Crown’ Dominate TCA Awards Nominations
Jun19

‘This Is Us,’ ‘Handmaid’s’ and ‘The Crown’ Dominate TCA Awards Nominations

The Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards nominations are the first of the current television season out of the gate, and there are some clear trends. NBC’s freshman hit “This Is Us” scored a number of nods as did Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” and Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “The Crown.” But it wouldn’t be in awards contest without the participation of Julia Louis Dreyfus, who was nominated again for HBO’s “Veep.” HBO leads...

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