Deadline’s Emmy Awards Live Blog
The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles featured historic wins, surprising non-wins, a cameo by a former White House staffer and plenty of digs at President Donald Trump. Deadline live-blogged the affair at the Mircosoft Theater on Los Angeles, where CBS broadcast live and Stephen Colbert hosted. Here’s how it went… Read
Deadline’s Tony Awards Live Blog
Will Come From Away edge out Dear Evan Hansen for this year’s Best Broadway Musical? Welcome to Deadline’s live blog of the 2017 Antoinette Perry Awards, better known as the Tonys. Broadway critic Jeremy Gerard and editor Greg Evans will be watching and commenting on CBS TV’s live telecast from Radio City Music Hall of the 71st annual prize fest. Kevin Spacey makes his debut as host in what promises to be a politically-tinged Times Square celebration-cum-rally. Last year… Read
The CW Upfront Presentation 2017 Live Blog: ‘Dynasty’ Makes A Splash, Gina Rodriguez & Lucy Hale Shine
It’s a scorcher of a final day of the 2017 broadcast upfront presentations, with ad buyers, producers, agents and reporters seeking refuge from the 90+degree New York heat inside the New York City Center where the CW is the last network to present its fall lineup. Follow our live blog for updates.
CBS Upfront Presentation 2017 Live Blog
CBS’s Upfront presentation is underway at Carnegie Hall. Network has unveiled a new schedule with no major changes and Young Sheldon joining The Big Bang Theory and S.W.A.T. on Thursdays.
In what is always the most candid pre-presentation chats with press, we’ve already heard execs explain "it was time" for the 2 Broke Girls cancellation, the American Idol reboot made absolutely no sense for CBS, Les Moonves hopes The Big Bang Theory will run for more than its current… Read
Turner Upfront Presentation 2017 Live Blog
Turner Upfront Presentation Palooza is underway, bombarding ad execs and press with pitches from Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TNT, truTV, Turner Sports, etc., etc.
The morning event at Madison Square Garden – or, as James Corden corrects on stage, a room to the side of Madison Square Garden – kicked off with an “anthem video” about Turner’s vision and re-imagining the viewing experience for consumers.
Turner’s ‘Full Frontal’ star Samantha Bee warms up the room… Read
ABC Upfront Presentation 2017 Live Blog
ABC will resuscitate its much-loved Wonderful World Of Disney brand to finally dive into the hot live-musical space with a The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live! special in October. American Idol will undergo ABC-esque format changes in its midseason reboot on its new network. The Bachelor Winter Games will be pitted against Olympics broadcasts, Dancing with the Stars announces a Juniors edition, Roseanne is returning, and new comedy The Mayor joins four… Read
Fox Upfront Presentation 2017 Live Blog
Fox execs will, in shortly begin explaining to advertisers why they’re shifting Empire to 8 PM to serve as lead-in to Star, and transplanting Gotham from its longtime Monday berth to Thursday to play lead-in for Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi dramacy The Orville. But, in maybe the most surprising headline of a morning phoner with press, Fox execs revealed they had wanted the American Idol reboot for 2020, to which the singing competition producers would not agree, finally… Read
NBC Upfront Presentation 2017 Live Blog
NBC kicks off Upfront Week Presentation Palooza this morning, at Radio City Music Hall.
Among the things to look for: NBC pitching to advertisers the re-launch of its Thursday “Must See TV” brand, with the reboot of Will & Grace, promise of Tina Fey appearances on Great News’ Season 2 eps, the move of hit drama This Is Us to Thursday at 9 PM, and Dick Wolf’s take on The Menendez Murders. Also, NBC execs will explain the un-cancellation of Timeless.
Will NBC News’ new… Read
Deadline’s BAFTA TV Awards 2017 Live Blog
The British Academy Television Awards took place tonight at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank, and Deadline was onsite to live-blog the ceremony. Netflix’s The Crown took the nomination jewels, leading the pack with five nods including Drama Series, going into the evening. But it ended with no wins.
Instead, prizes went to Happy Valley, and Damilola, Our Loved Boy and to Tom Hollander for his performance in The Night Manager, which was otherwise forgotten in… Read
White House Correspondents’ Dinner Live Blog: Who Needs Donald Trump?
What if they gave a White House Correspondents’ Dinner and nobody came? Well, that’s not going to happen tonight, but there is one big void at the D.C. event: Donald Trump will be the first president to skip the annual to-do since Ronald Reagan was recovering from his assassination attempt in 1981. Really, Don? Bad (or sick) guy! SAD!! Oops, sorry.
Instead, POTUS spent a chunk of his 100th day in office at a campaign-like rally a couple hours north in Harrisburg, PA… Read
‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Picture Oscar … In A Do-Over – Deadline’s Live Blog
UPDATE with complete winners: In what might be one of the most bizarre endings to any awards show in Hollywood history, Moonlight was crowned with the Best Picture Oscar. But it took a while, as presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway actually pronounced the favorite La La Land the winner, with the resulting confusion creating chaos both on the stage and in the crowd as it became clear something had gone horribly wrong. Up until then, what the Oscar producers producers h… Read
WGA Awards: ‘Moonlight’ & ‘Arrival’ Win Top Film Prizes; FX’s ‘Atlanta’ & ‘The Americans’ Lead TV – Complete Winners List
Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins and Arrival’s Eric Heisserer were the big film winners tonight at the 69th annual WGA Awards tonight, which were handed out at dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles.
On the TV side, FX swept the top categories with Atlanta — from writers Donald Glover, Stephen Glover, Stefani Robinson and Paul Simms — winning for Comedy Series and New Series, The Americans for Drama Series and The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story for Long Form… Read