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Daytime Emmy Awards Winners: ‘General Hospital’, ‘GMA’, ‘Ellen DeGeneres’ Take Trophies – Complete List

ABC’s General Hospital was named Outstanding Drama Series at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards tonight, and on the 20th anniversary of her famous coming out on the sitcom Ellen, Ellen DeGeneres’ The Ellen DeGeneres Show won for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment. The Bold and the Beautiful‘s Scott Clifton made Daytime Emmy history by winning Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and becoming the first actor to have won awards throughout his career in the Younger… Read

‘The Divine Order’ & ‘Hondros’ Take Tribeca Fest Audience Awards

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of its two Audience Awards: The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung), directed and written by Petra Volpe, was chosen to receive the Narrative award and Hondros, directed by Greg Campbell, written by Greg Campbell, Jenny Golden, won the Documentary award. Each award comes with a cash prize of $10,000. The winners were announced at the celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Godfather at Radio City Music Hall, which… Read

Amazon & Netflix Lead Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Winners- Full List

Driven largely by kids animated fare, Internet networks Netflix and Amazon topped their linear counterparts at the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena on Friday, April 28. Amazon took home 13 statuettes, followed by Netflix (11), CBS and PBS (9), NBC (8), HBO (5) and OWN (4). Among individual programs, Netflix’s Trollhunters nabbed the most wins, 6, followed by NBC’s Days Of Our Lives, PBS’ Odd Squad, HBO’s Sesam… Read

‘Z: The Beginning of Everything’ Star Christina Ricci On Presenting Zelda Fitzgerald’s Full Humanity

Last night at the Hollywood Athletic Club, Amazon Studios pulled out all the stops in a presentation for their original series Z: The Beginning of Everything, screening two episodes of the series, followed by a panel discussion with the series’ stars, Christina Ricci and David Hoflin, and costume designer Tom Broecker moderated by Deadline’s Joe Utichi. A thirty-minute period drama series created by Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin (The Killing)—based on the novel Z: A Nov… Read

2017 Tony Awards Nominations – Predicting Tuesday’s Nods And Nays

And they’re off. Eligibility for this season’s Tony Awards began last spring with the opening May 25 of Paramour, Cirque du Soleil’s first made-for-Broadway venture (it closed April 16) and ending with last night’s opening of A Doll’s House, Part 2. The season included 13 new musicals, five revivals of musicals, 10 new plays and seven play revivals. That’s 35 new shows, all of which opened last week (just kidding; it only seems as if they did). Some of them already are… Read

Emmys: Netflix Ramping Up Campaign Strategy With Monthlong ‘FYSee’ Program Targeting Voters

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix, which has consistently been increasing the breadth and depth of its Emmy campaigns since jumping into the race in a big way a few years ago with House Of Cardsis going for it again in a big way with a month long campaign platform called “FYSee” taking place in a 24,000 square foot participatory exhibition space in Beverly Hills beginning Sunday May 7 when the streaming network throws a private kickoff party. Then on May 8 the first of numerous In… Read

MTV Movie & TV Awards Set To Honor ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise

Vin Diesel and other Fast & Furious franchise cast will be on hand at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards to pick up this year’s Generation Award, a trophy that typically goes to an individual performer. The Generation Award has, for 25 years, been handed to an actor for a body of work that “speaks directly to the MTV audience.” Past recipients include Will Smith, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Wahlberg, Sandra Bullock, Jamie Foxx, Johnny Depp, Ben Stiller, Adam… Read

Tribeca Film Festival Winners: ‘Keep The Change’, ‘Bobbi Jene’ Tops

The Tribeca Film Festival has awarded Rachel Israel’s Keep the Change as this year’s Best Narrative Feature, and Israel also took the Best New Narrative Director honor as the festival unveiled its winners this evening. All five of this year’s feature category winners are from female directors including Best International Narrative Feature Son of Sofia, the Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award for A Suitable Girl and Best Documentary Feature Bobbi Jene. The docu… Read

‘Timeless’ EP Eric Kripke On The Moment He Realized He Was Telling A James Bond Story — AwardsLine Screening Series

“That's what's so interesting about the show, is all of these storylines, and all of the historical components are really reflections, and a mirror to the characters finding out more about themselves,” Timeless star Abigail Spencer reflected last night, discussing the human element behind NBC’s time travel drama. “It's really just a journey for each of these human beings to find out what they're made of, and what they're not made of—their mettle, and their foibles, and… Read

Deadline’s TV Talk Podcast Episode #2: FYC Emmy Campaigns, ‘Game Of Thrones’ & ‘American Gods’

As the town holds its collective breath over a potential writers' strike next week, TV Talk returns for another week of small-screen spiel. On deck with Deadline’s Awards Editor (Pete) and Senior Editor, Chief TV Critic (Dominic) are those sometimes overwhelming FYC campaigns of events, billboards, swag and screeners that can spin your Emmy head around. Has it all become too much? Do the efforts need to be leaner and smarter? You might be surprised what we think. We also… Read

‘Hello, Dolly!’ And ‘The Hairy Ape’ Lead Drama Desk Musical, Drama Nominations

The Bette Midler lovefest and a nontraditional off-Broadway staging of Eugene O’Neill’s Expressionist classic, starring Bobby Canavale, earned 10 and eight nominations, respectively, at this morning’s announcement for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards. Unlike the Tony Awards, which consider only shows produced in the 41 theaters operating under the Broadway Production contract, and the Obie and Lucille Lortel awards, which consider only shows produced off-Broadway, the… Read

Rita Moreno On Her EGOT Wins, Affairs With Brando & Elvis (!) And Taking Life ‘One Day At A Time’ – The Actor’s Side

One of the absolute pleasures of getting to do a series like The Actor’s Side is sitting down with a certified legend like Rita Moreno, which is exactly what I got to do for this week’s special two-part edition of our Emmy season crop of interviews. Just about everything this Oscar-, Emmy-, Tony- and Grammy-winning star said was pure gold. At 85, she is still going strong and looks about 20 years younger (and she is the first to say that, by the way). Currently back on… Read