NBC Sets 2019 Billboard Music Awards Airdate
NBC will air the 2019 Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, May 1, the network said today. The three-hour telecast kicks off at 8 PM ET, with a delayed West Coast telecast at 8 PM PT.
A host and performer were not announced. The awards are produced by dick clark productions, with Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Robert Deaton as executive producers.
This year’s event aired on a Sunday — May 20 — and drew a 2.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demo and 7.9 million viewers, winning… Read
Broadway Newcomer ‘Boys In The Band’ Was A Revival, Tony Committee Decides
Joe Mantello’s recent Broadway staging of Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band will be eligible for a 2019 Tony Award – no surprise there – but theater trivia buffs might quibble with the category: Best Revival of a Play.
Although the gay groundbreaker has been staged many times since its Off Broadway debut in 1968, The Boys in the Band had never made its way to Broadway until Mantello’s star-packed production last April. So revival, or new play?
Revival, says the Tony Awar… Read
Film Academy Raising Dues For Voting Members; Will Generate $800,000 In Added Revenue
EXCLUSIVE: It will soon cost a little more to vote for the Oscars – $100 a year more in Academy membership dues beginning this fall, which will generate more than $800,000 in additional revenue this year alone for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Emails sent this week to Academy members notified them that the Board of Governors has voted to raise the annual dues of voting members from the current $350 to $450 "to bring you more benefits and programs." The… Read
Jeannine Oppewall To Receive Art Directors’ Lifetime Achievement Award
Jeannine Oppewall, a four-time Oscar-nominated production designer whose credits include L.A. Confidential and Pleasantville, has been selected to receive the Art Directors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. The honor will be presented February 2 at during guild’s 23rd annual ADG Awards ceremony at the Wilshire Grand Ballroom.
Oppewall’s four Oscar noms came for L.A. Confidential, Pleasantville, Seabiscuit and most recently for 2007’s The Good Shepherd. Her production… Read
Broadway’s Tony Awards Sets Broadcast Date, Venue
The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from Manhattan’s Radio City Music Hall. The announcement was made today by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, presenters of the awards.
Nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, April 30.
The official eligibility cut-off date for all Broadway productions opening in the 2018-2019 season to be considered for Tonys will be Thursday, April 25.
The 73rd… Read
Hugh Jackman & Glenn Close Set For Acting Honors From Hollywood Film Awards
Hugh Jackman and Glenn Close will receive the respective Hollywood Actor and Actress honors from the Hollywood Film Awards next month, producer dick clark productions said today.
His award for Sony’s The Front Runner and hers for Sony Pictures Classics’ The Wife will be presented November 4 during the 22nd annual Hollywood Film Awards ceremony at the Beverly… Read
‘First Reformed’ And ‘The Favourite’ Top Gotham Awards Nominations
First Reformed, The Favourite and Eighth Grade were among the most-recognized films in the 28th annual Gotham Awards nominations, which were announced this morning.
First Reformed, from writer-director Paul Schrader, is up for Best Feature, Best Screenplay and Best Actor (Ethan Hawke). Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, which won two prizes at Venice, captured noms for Best Feature and Best Screenplay as well as a special ensemble acting citation from the jury for the trio… Read
Alec Baldwin Set To Host Inaugural Arthur Miller Foundation Honors
Alec Baldwin will host the Arthur Miller Foundation’s inaugural honors gala in New York celebrating the work of HBO Documentary Films and playwright Tony Kushner.
The inaugural Arthur Miller Foundation Honors is set for Monday, Oct. 22, at Manhattan’s City Winery. Baldwin hosts, with appearances by Nathan Lane, Edie Falco, Tituss Burgess, Anthony Ramos, Denée Benton, Katrina Lenk, Ari’el Stachel, Solea Pfeiffer, Sherie Rene Scott and Brandon Victor Dixon.
The evening will… Read
Hollywood Film Awards To Honor ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
Warner Bros’ romantic comedy blockbuster Crazy Rich Asians has been added to the list of honorees at the 22nd annual Hollywood Film Awards. The ceremony is November 4 at the Beverly Hilton.
Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, Nico Santos, Gemma Chan, Jimmy O. Yang and a whole slew of Asian actors will receive the Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award, joining a list of recipients unveiled this morning that includes Amandla Stenberg… Read
Deadline’s The Contenders London Photo Studio 2018 – John Krasinski, Nicole Kidman, Letitia Wright, Rosamund Pike & More
Deadline's annual The Contenders London event kicked off this past Saturday with an all-day lineup of panels featuring top talent, producers and directors from 23 awards-season films and 14 studios. They discussed their movies onstage at the Ham Yard Hotel in front of a full house of BAFTA, guild and Oscar Academy voters.
Click the gallery above to see some beautiful portraits from photographer David Vintiner featuring panelists like A Quiet Place's John Krasinski; Green B… Read
Nicole Dubuc To Receive WGA West Animation Writing Award
Prolific animation writer-producer Nicole Dubuc will receive the WGA West's 2018 Animation Writers Caucus Animation Writing Award tonight at the annual AWC awards ceremony at the guild's headquarters in Los Angeles.
Dubuc, who's been nominated for seven daytime Emmys for writing and producing children's animation shows, currently serves as the showrunner of the upcoming Disney Junior series The Rocketeer.
The award is presented to caucus members who have advanced the… Read
Martin Scorsese Named 2018 MoMA Film Benefit Honoree
Martin Scorsese will be honored with the Museum of Modern Art’s 11th annual Film Benefit on Nov. 19, MoMA announced today.
Previous honorees of MoMA’s Film Benefit include Julianne Moore, Tom Hanks, Cate Blanchett, Alfonso Cuarón, Tilda Swinton, Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodóvar, Kathryn Bigelow, Tim Burton, and Baz Luhrmann.
"From his unextinguishable drive to innovate as a filmmaker to his passion for film history and his personal advocacy for film literacy, Martin… Read