Emmy’s comedy series category finally breaks a gender barrier with a record 5 female-driven nominees

Emmy’s comedy series category finally breaks a gender barrier with a record 5 female-driven nominees Who says women aren’t funny? Certainly not those voters who picked the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmys. They probably don’t even know it. But history has been made. The first time that ...

Emmys 2019 slugfest: Our Gold Derby contributors react to the nominations [Watch]

“Comedy’s where the real drama is,” Matt Noble concludes at the end of the Gold Derby contributors’ slugfest that I hosted after the 2019 Emmy nominations announcement on Tuesday. He identifies ...

Emmy voters finally scratches its itch to reward ‘Fleabag’ with 11 nominations, after rebuffing its 1st season

Emmy voters finally scratches its itch to reward ‘Fleabag’ with 11 nominations, after rebuffing its 1st season Phoebe Waller-Bridge must be breaking the fourth wall in her brilliant mind, now that the slow-on-the-uptake Television Academy members have recognized the genius inherent in her UK comedy series ...

HBO TV Show Ratings (updated 7/16/19)

While HBO execs aren't tied to the ratings like regular commercial channels, they have to air programs that will keep viewers subscribed. Which of their shows will be cancelled or renewed? We'll have ...

Notes On The Emmys: What It Takes To Get A Nomination And Why It Helps To Be On HBO Or Netflix

When I walked into the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre for this morning’s Emmy nomination announcement, the first thing I saw on the wall were the words “Netflix Lobby.” Those naming rights for the ...

Emmys 2019: ‘Saturday Night Live’ totally dominates guest acting categories and has many ‘SNL’ alums among all nominees

Emmys 2019: ‘Saturday Night Live’ totally dominates guest acting categories and has many ‘SNL’ alums among all nominees It is another strong year of Emmy nominations for “Saturday Night Live,” furthering its streak as the most nominated program in television history, now at the nearly unbeatable 270. This year, “SNL” ...

State of the Emmy race: Who’s up, who’s down (‘Veep’) after those wild nominations?

State of the Emmy race: Who’s up, who’s down (‘Veep’) after those wild nominations? The 2019 Primetime Emmy nominations challenged a lot of our earlier assumptions about who’s ahead in the top races and who’s behind. Check out the list of nominees here, and read on to find out whose ...

Emmys Trivia: 20 Surprising Facts From 2019’s Nominations

For a show that technically wasn’t eligible at the Emmy Awards in 2019, “The Handmaid’s Tale” did quite well this year. The Hulu drama picked up 11 nominations, including major ones like outstanding ...

Snubs & Surprises Of The 2019 Emmy Nominations: ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ Richard Madden, ‘Fleabag,’ ‘Nailed It’ & More

Snubs & Surprises Of The 2019 Emmy Nominations: ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ Richard Madden, ‘Fleabag,’ ‘Nailed It’ & More Frankly, there was a lot we predicted and, shocker, a lot we didn’t. The 2019 Emmy Award nominations displayed a wealth of love for shows saying goodbye such as “Game of Thrones” and “Veep.” They also ...

Emmy nominations slugfest: Our Editors say, holy ‘Schitt’! But what happens now after those huge surprises? [Video And Audio Podcast]

Emmy nominations slugfest: Our Editors say, holy ‘Schitt’! But what happens now after those huge surprises? [Video And Audio Podcast] “The nominations just came out, and of course, as always, they were crazy!” roars Gold Derby Editor-in-Chief Tom O’Neil in response to release of the 2019 Emmy list. Watch his chat (above) with ...

Game of Thrones and HBO break records with 2019 Emmy Award nominations

It’s final season may have left much of the fanbase feeling cold, but the conclusion to HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones seemed to go down a treat with Emmy voters as the show has earned an ...

2019 Emmy Nominations Did Right by a Great Year in Comedy (Column)

2019 Emmy Nominations Did Right by a Great Year in Comedy (Column) Even before the 2019 Emmy nominations were announced, the biggest and most obvious story belonged to the fact that last year’s drama nominees almost completely cleared the way for the final season of ...

Emmys: Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Debate Highs and Lows of the 2019 Nominations

Daniel Fienberg: So remember how last year everybody was freaking out on Emmy nomination morning because it seemed like Netflix had usurped HBO and become the ruler of all things television? Or ...

15 Emmy Records That Were Broken by the 2019 Nominations, From ‘Game of Thrones’ to Ted Danson

15 Emmy Records That Were Broken by the 2019 Nominations, From ‘Game of Thrones’ to Ted Danson Records fell when the 2019 Emmy nominations were announced on Tuesday, including the most for a drama or comedy series in a single year and the most for a network in a single year. Here’s a list of ...

Emmy Nominations Analysis: Expect a Golden Sendoff for ‘Game of Thrones,’ Despite the Naysayers

Emmy Nominations Analysis: Expect a Golden Sendoff for ‘Game of Thrones,’ Despite the Naysayers Sorry, all you people who hated the final season of “Game of Thrones” — Emmy voters aren’t nearly as upset as you are that Jon Snow [Spoilered] Daenerys Targaryen or that [Spoiler] ended up on ...

Here’s Why ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Stranger Things’ Weren’t Nominated for 2019 Emmys

Here’s Why ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Stranger Things’ Weren’t Nominated for 2019 Emmys Meryl Streep joined “Big Little Lies” this season, and “Stranger Things” broke a Netflix record — so why didn’t either show score an Emmy nomination? Every year, critically acclaimed and fan-favorite ...

Emmys Darling Julia Louis-Dreyfus Continues Record-Breaking Run

Emmys Darling Julia Louis-Dreyfus Continues Record-Breaking Run In the least surprising development of Emmy nomination morning, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was nominated for lead actress in a comedy series for her performance as Selina Meyer in the final season of HBO’s ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Her Own Record For Most Nominations in Lead Comedy Actress Category

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Her Own Record For Most Nominations in Lead Comedy Actress Category Julia Louis-Dreyfus has broken her own Emmys record for most nominations in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series category, with her nomination for “Veep.” Louis-Dreyfus has scored 11 wins ...

Emmy Nominations by the Numbers: HBO Back on Top, ‘When They See Us,’ ‘Russian Doll’ Lead for Netflix

The 2019 Emmy Awards nominations are all accounted for, with HBO regaining the top spot with 137 nominations. Netflix, which ended HBO’s 17-year streak as the most nominated network, finished with 117 ...

Emmys 2019 Nominations: HBO Back at the Top, as ‘Game of Thrones’ Makes History

HBO’s back — and the Television Academy has finally got its Schitt together. The Emmy nominations failed to disappoint on Tuesday morning, recognizing critically acclaimed series such as “Schitt’s ...

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