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Latest Emmy News


TV Academy Board Votes To Initiate Disciplinary Proceedings On Harvey Weinstein; Hearing Set For November

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein may be dismissed from another entertainment industry organization. After a discussion at tonight’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Television Academy’s board of governors, the group voted to initiate disciplinary proceedings on the disgraced mogul, possibly expelling him from the organization that numbers nearly 22,000 active voting members. The procedure is in accordance with the Academy’s “established procedures” for such actions. Per the Academy’s… Read


PBS & CBS Lead The Field Again At News & Documentary Emmys: Complete Winners List

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PBS and CBS led the way at the 38th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, which were presented tonight at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. The pubcaster scored a leading 12 wins, and the Tiffany Network bagged nine. That’s closer than last year’s tally, when PBS led with 14 wins and CBS led broadcasters with seven. ABC and HBO tied for third with five Emmys apiece. CNN and and Univision had three each. Discovery Channel and MSNBC were the only other nets to take home… Read


Donald Trump Says Ratings For This Year’s Emmys Were “The Worst Ever”

It took him a while, but Donald Trump finally decided to throw in his two cents about this year’s Emmys, which had a fair share of criticism of the former Celebrity Apprentice host. The tweet comes nearly two days after the ceremony and suggests that he waited until after his UN speech to weigh in on the Emmy Awards. Speculation was that he would not tweet about the Emmys so as not to distract from his UN appearances. I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on… Read


James Corden Regrets His Kiss With Sean Spicer; Promises It Was A “One-Time Thing”

“Anyone ever have that feeling when you get a little drunk and wake up the next morning and think, ‘Oh God, who did I kiss last night?’ It’s a bit like that,” said James Corden last night in his opening monologue on The Late Late Show. Of course, Corden is referring to the picture of him giving former White House press secretary Sean Spicer a smooch at the Emmy Awards Sunday night. “To be fair, everyone was kissing ass last night at the Emmys,” added Corden. “I just… Read


Tucker Carlson Blasts Emmys; Calls It A “Remarkable Triumph Of Identity Politics Over Art & Entertainment”

Tucker Carlson did not like the Emmys — and he made sure to let everyone know on Tucker Carlson Tonight. Huge strides were made last night at the 69th annual Emmy Awards when it came to diversity, representation, and inclusion with Lena Waithe being the first black queer woman winning an Emmy for Best Comedy Writing and Riz Ahmed being the first Asian actor to win an Emmy. None of that really mattered to Carlson. He focused on the “race hostility from the left” and began… Read


‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: How 32-Year-Old Book Became Timely Drama & Toast Of the Emmys

This had been billed as the most competitive Emmy drama race in years, with 4-5 strong series in contention, each staking its claim at glory. In the end, it was a landslide victory for Hulu/MGM’s rookie The Handmaid’s Tale, which swept the drama field, winning all five categories it was nominated in last night, including Best Drama Series. Before dominating the Emmys, the Bruce Miller-created show, based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, took over the pop culture… Read


‘Big Little Lies’ Gets Post-Emmys Marathon On HBO2

Big Little Lies tied for the most Primetime Emmy Awards last night, and HBO is giving the uninitiated a chance to check it out and the converted to revisit it. HBO2 will air the limited series in its entirety this week. All seven hours of the drama will run starting at 8 PM Thursday. It stars Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Lead Actress Emmy winner Nicole Kidman as mothers of first-graders whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder. Laura Dern… Read


Watch Deadline’s Emmy Video Wrap-Up

Stephen Colbert Jimmy Kimmel

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards featured historic wins, surprising shutouts, ex-White House staffer cameos and plenty to chew on Sunday on CBS. It also saw dominant wins by shows from Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale to HBO’s Big Little Lies and in its 42nd season Saturday Night Live. Check out Deadline’s video wrap-up capturing the best moments of the year’s biggest TV… Read


How Sean Spicer’s Surprise Emmys Cameo Came To Be, And What He’s Doing For An Encore

“Sh*t, this is like a f*cking press conference,” former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer joked last night to a group of Deadline staffers after his cameo to kick off the Primetime Emmy Awards. “It’s been a crazy night,” he said at Netflix’s post-Emmys bash. It certainly was. Earlier on Sunday, in a moment that shocked the live audience at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles and surely beyond, Spicer emerged onstage during host Stephen Colbert’s opening… Read


Emmy Awards Match All-Time Low Of 2016 With 11.4M Viewers; Hits Demo Low

Sean Spicer

UPDATE, 10:43 AM: The Handmaid's Tale, Veep, Big Little Lies, This Is Us' Sterling K Brown, Atlanta's Donald Glover and The Night Of's Riz Ahmed were bathed in Emmy glory last night but the final numbers find the show itself matching its worst audience numbers ever. In the key demo, the Stephen Colbert hosted ceremony had it worst result ever. With 11.38 million viewers tuning into the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards is even with last year's show on ABC, which was the al… Read


TV Academy Confuses RuPaul With Rickey Minor In Tweet

Oops. It’s happened again. The TV Academy last night confused RuPaul Charles, the two-time Emmy-winning host of RuPaul’s Drag Race, with Rickey Minor, won his first Emmy for musical direction for Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America, in a tweet from the Emmys red carpet. The tweet was deleted quickly but not before social media caught wind of the error: Last year the TV Academy misidentified Terrence Howard, incorrectly identifying the… Read