International Emmys: France Leads As ‘Spiral’ Wins Best Drama Series
France was the biggest single winner tonight at the International Emmy Awards, with L’hexagone taking home three statuettes during tonight’s gala at the New York Hilton. Brazil trailed close behind however, taking home two statuettes of its own.
France’s hugely popular cops-and-lawyers series Spirals (aka Engrenages) won for Drama Series for its acclaimed 5th season, which returned last year after the show’s traditional two-year break between seasons. The Man Who Saved The… Read
French Contenders At International Emmys Have Paris On Their Minds
EXCLUSIVE: At an elegant breakfast this morning at the French Embassy on Fifth Avenue, tonight’s International Emmy Awards were the raison d’être but it was Paris and the events of the last week that cast a long shadow. Caroline Proust, a star of nominated drama Spiral, a lauded decade-old series often compared to The Wire, had just arrived after finishing a seven-week run at the Odeon-Théatre de l’Europe of A View From The Bridge — the same Ivo Van Hove production that… Read
Chris Hayes Wins MSNBC’s Only News & Documentary Emmy
All In With Chris Hayes won MSNBC’s only Emmy last night at the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in the Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis category for Fifty Year War: The Changing Face Of Poverty In America. It was the first Emmy win for Hayes’ program.
— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) September 29, 2015
Whoa. We just won an Emmy!!!
— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) September 29, 2015
In July, Hayes may have… Read
PBS Dominates News & Documentary Emmys; CBS Leads Broadcast Nets
PBS dominated the 36th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, which were doled out tonight at at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in Manhattan. The pubcaster lapped the field with 17 trophies, nearly doubling runner-up CBS’ nine. NBC was third with four. Univision (three) and The New York Times (two) were the only other outlets to score more than a single statuette.
Amid a rocky 2015, NBC Nightly News took home the plum Emmy for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News… Read
Donald Trump Turns Emmy Snark To Campaign Advantage
Reality TV star turned GOP White House hopeful Donald Trump, who knows how to milk a TV moment, got loads of air time this morning calling last night's Emmy Awards ceremony "a badge of courage" for him and wondering why President Obama hadn't lept to his defense.
"It's sort of amazing when you think of it — you're watching television, you're watching the Emmys, and your name is mentioned," he simpered to the Fox & Friends gang.
“Is the president going to defend me because… Read
Emmys: Categories We Wish We’d Seen
This year's Emmy Awards might have been a little depressing, in that it's 2015 and the industry handed out its very first best Lead Actress in a Drama Series Emmy to a black woman, Viola Davis, who explained onstage: “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.” If only social media had gotten its knickers as knotted over this industry's lack of diversity over the years as social… Read
Emmy Awards Red Carpet: Executives – Gallery
Here is Deadline’s annual Emmy executive red carpet photo gallery, which has been updated overnight since originally posting yesterday afternoon and now features 69 shots. Hollywood's TV movers and shakers hit the red carpet last night for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. Check out Deadline's gallery of top network and studio executives as well as TV agents, writers, producers and directors attending the awards. Click the image to launch the… Read
Emmy Awards Ratings Fall Hard From 2014, ‘Sunday Night Football’ Steady
Back on a Sunday after last year's move to Monday by NBC, and up against , there was some history and some surprises last night on the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. The history saw barrier-breaking wins by Viola Davis and by HBO's Game Of Thrones – even as the Emmys took a big hit in the ratings. Surprise number one on the almost 3-hour show had to be the appearance of Tracy Morgan to hand out the Best Drama series award. Before uttering a word, the… Read
Emmys From The Inside: Big Emotion, Laughs & Special Moments Mark A Night To Remember
There I was at the Governors Ball following the Emmy Awards talking to TV Academy chairman Bruce Rosenblum and show producer Don Mischer when Tracy Morgan walks into the room and heads straight for us. Mischer introduces me to the big surprise star appearance of the show (he stunned everyone when he walked onstage to present the night’s final award for Best Drama Series). Morgan grabbed my hand tightly and told me how much he owed not only to Mischer, who had produced a… Read
Frances McDormand Pitches Sequel To Big Emmy Winner ‘Olive Kitteridge’
With Olive Kitteridge doing so well at the Emmys, Frances McDormand wants to do more. The Oscar-winning actress, who had been the driving force behind the four-hour HBO miniseries, won her first Emmys tonight for starring in and executive producing.
When McDormand optioned Elizabeth Strout's book, on which the mini was based, and brought in writer Jane Anderson to adapt it, Anderson wrote a six-hour script. HBO and the film’s production company, Tom Hanks and Gary… Read
Emmy Analysis: HBO Dominates With Big Wins For ‘GOT’, ‘Veep’ & ‘Olive Kitteridge’, Jon Hamm & ‘Daily Show’ Get Send-Offs
It was a landslide the likes of which we haven’t seen in ages, if not ever, with one network, HBO, winning best drama series (Game Of Thrones), best comedy series (Veep), best miniseries (Olive Kitteridge) and best movie (Bessie) in the same year. At the main telecast, HBO shows won 14 times, more than all other networks combined. Overall, the pay cable network won 43 Emmys this year, the most ever in its history and nearly four times more than the network that finished… Read
Emmys: How Tracy Morgan’s Surprise Appearance Stayed A Surprise
Tracy Morgan’s surprise appearance as the final presenter at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday was the brainchild of his publicist Lewis Kay, the comedian said backstage after awarding HBO’s Game Of Thrones the night’s last prize, Outstanding Drama Series. Emmys executive producer Don Mischer and Television Academy President Bruce Rosenblum said tonight at the post-show Governors Ball that only about five people knew about the plan for his first primetime appearance… Read