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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

Judge Judy, Jacques Pépin To Receive Daytime Emmy Lifetime Honors

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said Wednesday that syndicated court TV mainstay Judge Judy Sheindlin and the godfather of TV chefs Jacques Pépin will be honored with Lifetime Achievement awards at this year’s Daytime Emmys. Both are the first in their TV genres to receive the award, which will be bestowed in May during the 46th annual ceremony. Nominations in all categories will be announced March 20 live on The Talk on CBS. Sheindlin’s Judge Judy… Read

SXSW Hits The ‘Highway’ With Ethan Hawke, Plus Kevin Costner And Woody Harrelson, At Sunday World Premieres

With so much activity — politically, musically, and movie-wise — going on at SXSW now, it is easy to get lost in the crowd. There’s just so much there. Deadline’s Dino-Ray Ramos has been on the scene covering it all including openings of the hot-ticket films like opener Jordan Peele’s Us,  Matthew McConaughey in Beach Bum, and Long Shot with Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron in the unlikely pairing for a new rom-com. This year's SXSW features 131 feature films including 101… Read

Jeffrey Katzenberg Says Steven Spielberg Is Not Trying To Block Netflix From Oscars – SXSW

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During a panel at SXSW for his new mobile video company Quibi, Jeffrey Katzenberg addressed the recent controversy surrounding Steven Spielberg and his perceived attempt to block Netflix movies from becoming Oscar-eligible. “I talked to Steven about this yesterday. I asked him very specifically,” Katzenberg said during the panel. He said, ‘I absolutely did not say that.’ ” Katzenberg said Friday that Spielberg didn’t say anything about Netflix. In fact, he said it was a… Read

Julie Andrews To Receive Venice Film Festival Career Achievement Golden Lion

The Venice Film Festival has designated Julie Andrews the recipient of the 2019 Golden Lion for Career Achievement. The Mary Poppins and Sound Of Music star will receive the honor at the 76th Lido event which runs August 28-September 7. Andrews responded today, "I am so honored to have been selected as this year's recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. The Venice Film Festival has long been recognized as one of the world's most esteemed international film… Read