Emmys

  • NBC Nov 13, 2019

    With Success and Offers, Sterling K. Brown Learns to Say No

    With a hit TV series, awards, plus film and TV opportunities, Sterling K. Brown admits he’s experienced “a lot of pinch me moments” in recent years. But, with all those possibilities and offers, the 43-year-old has also learned a very important lesson— how to say no. “’No’ has become my best friend,” said Brown without hesitation during an interview in...

  • food Nov 6, 2019

    Sesame Street Turns 50

    Iconic kids’ show “Sesame Street” will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend.

  • food Nov 6, 2019

    'Goodness and Humor' Celebrated as ‘Sesame Street' Turns 50

    This first episode of “Sesame Street” — sponsored by the letters W, S and E and the numbers 2 and 3 — aired in the fall of 1969. It was a turbulent time in America, rocked by the Vietnam War and raw from the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King the year before. The media, like today, was going through disruption.

  • food Nov 6, 2019

    'Goodness and Humor' Celebrated as ‘Sesame Street' Turns 50

    This first episode of “Sesame Street” — sponsored by the letters W, S and E and the numbers 2 and 3 — aired in the fall of 1969. It was a turbulent time in America, rocked by the Vietnam War and raw from the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King the year before. The media, like today, was going through disruption.

  • JUDGE Oct 24, 2019

    Harry Connick Jr. Honored With Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

    A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be unveiled Thursday honoring entertainer Harry Connick Jr. for a career in which he has sold more than 30 million albums, had 13 No. 1 jazz albums, and won three Grammys and two Emmys.

  • actor Oct 10, 2019

    Aaron Paul: ‘El Camino' Answers ‘What Happened to Jesse?'

    Aaron Paul’s character in the popular series “Breaking Bad” was supposed to get killed off at the end of the first season. But producers had a change of heart after witnessing the strong chemistry between his Jesse Pinkman character and Bryan Cranston’s Walter White in a pilot. The decision to keep the story revolved around the duo for five seasons...

  • Donald Trump Oct 6, 2019

    Matthew Broderick as Pompeo Joins ‘SNL' to Get Ukraine Story Straight With Pence

    The second episode of season 45 of “Saturday Night Live” continued the impeachment theme the show opened with in last week’s season premiere. Vice President Mike Pence (played by Beck Bennett) gathers former New York City Mayor and President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani (Kate McKinnon), U.S. Attorney General William Barr (Aidy Bryant) and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (“Modern...

  • Netflix Sep 23, 2019

    Inspiring Speeches on Diversity, Equal Pay Rule Emmy Night

    Emmy night is always a chaotic mix of the humorous, the emotional and the inspirational, mixed with some major sequins and glitter. And on this Emmy night, all those elements came together in one glorious moment: Billy Porter’s win as best actor in a drama for “Pose,” the first openly gay actor to win the award. But Porter’s speech wasn’t...

  • Emmy Sep 23, 2019

    ‘Game of Thrones,' ‘Fleabag' Take Top Honors at Emmy Awards

    “Fleabag” leaped over formidable competition early in Sunday’s Emmy Awards with three awards, including the best comedy actress award and a writing trophy for series star and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Waller-Bridge and her dark comedy about a dysfunctional woman, which also won a directing award, blocked “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus from setting a record as the most-honored performer in Emmy...

  • NBC Sep 23, 2019

    Emmys Carpet Lights Up in Reds, Pinks and Golden Hollywood

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned in classic Hollywood gold, MJ Rodriguez of “Pose” slayed in a classic magenta gown and Jodie Comer of “Killing Eve” wore sleek white on the Emmy Awards’ purple carpet Sunday. Gwendoline Christie took her “Game of Thrones” mantle to the extreme in a medieval red cape, while Sandra Oh posed with her hair in high curls and...

  • King Sep 23, 2019

    'When They See Us' Honors Real Central Park 5 at Emmys

    The searing TV series on the plight of the Central Park Five created a memorable Emmy moment Sunday when the five exonerated men stood and were honored at the awards show.

  • actress Sep 23, 2019

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Comes Short of Making Emmy History

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus has come short of making Emmy history for the most overall acting wins. The “Veep” actress Sunday lost her shot at a ninth statuette as an actress, losing the best comedy crown to Phoebe Waller-Bridge of “Fleabag.”

  • actor Sep 21, 2019

    Emmy Nominees Getting Ready for Sunday's Big Night

    This is the time of year when the cast of HBO’s “Veep” would usually be shooting a new season. Now that the show is done, actor Tony Hale says they’ll have to settle for getting together at the Emmy Awards. “Obviously, a win would be so much fun,” Hale said at Friday night’s reception for nominees. “But it’s more a...

  • Emmy Sep 20, 2019

    Emmys 2019: A Year of Firsts

    Sunday’s Primetime Emmy Awards has already delivered an abundance of firsts. Along with a slew of first-time nominees, there was a new record set for most nominations for a network in a single year, and the possibility of a record-breaking win.

  • Netflix Sep 20, 2019

    It's No Joke: Women Rule Emmy Comedy Series Category

    When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech. An unprecedented number of the seven nominated comedies are from female creators: defending champion “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” ”Fleabag” and “Russian Doll.” Count in “Veep,” with Julia Louis-Dreyfus both its star and an executive producer,...

  • Associated Press Sep 16, 2019

    ‘Handmaid's Tale,' ‘Mrs. Maisel' Guest Stars Capture Emmys

    A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.

  • NEW YORK Aug 31, 2019

    Actress Valerie Harper, Star of TV's “Rhoda,” Dies

    Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn’t immediately releasing any further details. She had been battling cancer for years, and her husband said recently he had been advised...

  • NEW YORK Aug 30, 2019

    Actress Valerie Harper Dead at 80

    Valerie Harper, best known for her role of Rhoda Morgenstern on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” has died at 80.

  • artist Jul 28, 2019

    50 Cent: ‘Power' Being Overlooked by Emmys Is Racial

    50 Cent said he thinks “Power” being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. “I like to say it’s racial. That’s the easy way to get out of things,” said the rapper and executive producer of the series during a panel discussion Friday at the...

  • Associated Press Jul 25, 2019

    'High School Musical' Director-Choreographer Kenny Ortega Receives Walk of Fame Star

    A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Wednesday honoring Kenny Ortega, best known for directing and choreographing the three “High School Musical” movies.

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