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‘Fuller House’ Sisterhood Supports Lori Loughlin At Kids’ Choice Awards

The Fuller House cast apparently isn’t going to abandon a family member in times of trouble. Last night, the show’s Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin accepted the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Funny TV Show at Nickelodeon’s 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards and gave support to embattled cast member Lori Loughlin, noting “Family sticks together no matter what.” Loughlin is in legal hot water over a college bribery scandal, and has lost work on the Hallmark Channel and other… Read

Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys Invites In The Mail As RSVP Line Opens For TV Awards Season Kickoff

Invitations have just gone out for Deadline’s fourth annual The Contenders Emmys all-day event, set this year for Sunday, April 7 at a new venue, Paramount Studios. A total of 19 studios and networks are set to participate, bringing showrunners and talent from their biggest Emmy hopefuls including ABC Studios, Netflix, A+E Networks (Lifetime and A&E), CBS Television Studios, Paramount Network, Comedy Central, Amazon Studios, 20th Century Fox Television, HBO, Hulu… Read

Bebe Neuwirth & Brandon Victor Dixon Set To Announce Tony Award Nominations

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Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon will announce the 73rd annual Tony Award nominations on the previously announced date of Tuesday, April 30. The noms will be carried live on CBS This Morning and live streamed on the Tony Awards website and Facebook. Neuwirth, a Tony winner for Sweet Charity and Chicago, and Dixon, whose credits include the TV broadcasts of Rent and Jesus Christ Superstar, will announce the nominations from the New York Public Library for the… Read

20th Century Fox And The Oscars: A Storied Studio And Its Legacy At The Academy Awards

Now that one of Hollywood’s great studios, 20th Century Fox, has merged into another named Disney, let’s reflect, as a form of final tribute to a proud former stand-alone major, on one of Fox’s great legacies: its Oscars. Its track record with the Academy is far better than the studio that just swallowed it up. Since 1937, when the fabled Pico Boulevard studio got its first-ever Best Picture nomination for In Old Chicago (a movie that also won Alice Brady only the second… Read

National Board Of Review Latest Critics Group To Set 2020 Gala Date

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The National Board of Review said Wednesday it will hold its annual awards-season gala next year on January 8 in New York City. That will be one day after the New York Film Critics Circle set its gala honoring the year’s best in movies. The NBR, which chose eventual Oscar Best Picture winner Green Book as its best film last year, will hold its 2020 event at Cipriani 42nd Street, with Willie Geist returning to host for a sixth year in a row. The NYFCC, which voted Roma its… Read

Daytime Emmy Nominations: ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Leads Programs & CBS Tops Networks

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A parade of well-seasoned soap operas populates the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards nominations, announced this morning on CBS’ The Talk. Days of Our Lives leads all programs with 27 noms, edging General Hospital‘s 25. Both again will vie for Outstanding Drama Series along with The Young and the Restless, which snagged 20 noms, and The Bold and the Beautiful (12). Meanwhile, CBS leads all networks with 61 nominations. Amazon Prime Video tied Netflix for second this year… Read

Hammond & Maltin Hash Out The Oscar Netflix Streaming Spielberg Conundrum

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The Academy Board of Governors next month will weigh arguments over Oscar eligibility requirements directed toward films released by Netflix, setting a template for others who’ll make feature content for streaming services. Traditionalists like Steven Spielberg have made their feelings clear: they favor more stringent eligibility rules, believing it is vital to the preservation of the movie going experience. Can the Academy afford to not change, as its gatekeepers feel… Read

Graham King To Get CinemaCon’s International Filmmaker Award

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Graham King, whose 12-year journey to make Bohemian Rhapsody culminated with four Oscars last month, will receive the International Filmmaker of the Year Award at this year’s CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The Oscar-winning producer will receive his honor April 1 during the NATO exhibition confab’s International Day Luncheon. It’s a fitting bookend for King, who helped launch the first look at his Queen biopic starring Rami Malek during 20th Century Fox’s CinemaCon presentation l… Read

Elton John Returns To The Troubadour Vicariously As ‘Rocketman’ Takes Off

It’s been less than a month since Oscars were handed out and last night you could say that the 2019-2020 season fired up with Paramount showing off roughly ten minutes of footage from their Elton John musical Rocketman aptly at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, the first club where Elton John made his American debut back in 1970. Taking the stage last night, star Taron Egerton –who uncannily transforms into John right down to the half-closed eyes, ruffled haircut… Read

James Corden To Host 2019 Tony Awards

James Corden, host of CBS’ The Late Late Show, will host the 73rd annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 9, the American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards have announced. The gig marks Corden's second time hosting The Tony Awards. He previously hosted the Emmy-winning 70th Annual Tony Awards. Corden himself won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for 2012’s One Man. Two Guvnors. "I'm thrilled to be returning to host the Tony Awards, the Broadway community… Read

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’ Jumps Out In Front Of Emmy Season As First Screener Sent To TV Academy Voters

EXCLUSIVE: Wasting no time, Fox 21 and FX Networks signaled the official start of Emmy season by today by delivering to members of the Television Academy box sets of the complete season of Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed drama series, Posea groundbreaking show set in the ball culture world of the 1980s and featuring more than 125 transgender cast and crew. This becomes the first official screener sent to Emmy voters because, I am told, its awards campaign and prospects are “a… Read

Golden Globes Sets 2020 Date On NBC

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has set January 5 for its 77th annual Golden Globe Awards. The 2020 show again will be produced by dick clark productions in association with the HFPA and air live coast-to-coast on NBC, It will be the second Globes show covered as part of a new eight-year deal NBC inked with HFPA and dcp in September. Next year’s affair with mark the 25th consecutive Golden Globes telecast for the Peacock. This year’s telecast, which saw a 4% year… Read