Will actors finally reward Bill Hader (‘Barry’) with an Emmy for playing an actor?

Will actors finally reward Bill Hader (‘Barry’) with an Emmy for playing an actor? “Barry” far exceeded expectations in this year’s Emmy nominations, earning 13 bids including Best Comedy Series. Four of those bids are for star Bill Hader alone, who is nominated for writing, ...

How ‘Atlanta’ and ‘This Is America’ Director Hiro Murai Mashes Up Comedy and Horror

How ‘Atlanta’ and ‘This Is America’ Director Hiro Murai Mashes Up Comedy and Horror A version of this story about Hiro Murai first appeared in the Down to the Wire issue of TheWrap’s Emmy magazine. You may have only just heard of him, but Hiro Murai is done talking. The 35-year-old ...

Anonymous Emmy Ballot: Editor Relates to Issa Rae’s ‘Imperfect’ Character and Roots for Bill Hader’s Killer

Anonymous Emmy Ballot: Editor Relates to Issa Rae’s ‘Imperfect’ Character and Roots for Bill Hader’s Killer Voting continues this week and next for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards, and campaigning is back in earnest. More panels are on tap throughout the next two weeks, to sway undecided voters, and even ...

Inside the Art of the Peak TV Overall Deal

Since sam esmail signed his first overall deal with Universal Cable Prods. in 2015, peak TV has kept peaking. That year, according to FX research, 422 adult original scripted series premiered across ...

Could Sterling K. Brown and Elisabeth Moss lose? Emmy acting upsets, ranked from most likely to least

Could Sterling K. Brown and Elisabeth Moss lose? Emmy acting upsets, ranked from most likely to least All the acting Emmy acting frontrunners are still sitting pretty in our predictions, but it wouldn’t be a true Emmy ceremony without a surprise or two. Who will be this year’s Ben Mendelsohn or ...

70th Annual Emmy Awards Predictions: Best Comedy Series

70th Annual Emmy Awards Predictions: Best Comedy Series “Veep” has won Best Comedy Series at the Emmys for three years in a row but wasn’t eligible to contend this year as it do not air any new episodes. That means a new winner in this top Emmy Awards race ...

Anonymous Emmy Ballot: Actress Finds ‘Atlanta’ Unsettling, Says Stephen Colbert Has ‘Elevated the Game’

Anonymous Emmy Ballot: Actress Finds ‘Atlanta’ Unsettling, Says Stephen Colbert Has ‘Elevated the Game’ This year’s Primetime Emmy campaign moves into its next stage on Monday, as voting begins to select this year’s winners. This year’s race may be a bit of a nailbiter, as both the outstanding drama and ...

Brian Tyree Henry (‘Atlanta’) on exploring fame and grief: ‘I’ve never been more terrified to reveal that part of myself’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

Brian Tyree Henry (‘Atlanta’) on exploring fame and grief: ‘I’ve never been more terrified to reveal that part of myself’ [Exclusive Video Interview] “This season wasn’t easy,” Brian Tyree Henry admits about season two of “Atlanta,” so “it’s really nice to know that people are recognizing the work.” This year he earned an Emmy nomination for Best ...

Chance the Rapper Does Murder and Pizza in Mysterious Slice Teaser

Chance the Rapper Does Murder and Pizza in Mysterious Slice Teaser Mysterious posters for Slice have been slowly dropping across the Internet, showing iconic pizza restaurants turned deadly. We got Little Caesar with his head cut off and a bleeding Domino. Now, we ...

Zazie Beetz’s Character In Joker Origin Film Possibly Revealed

With principal photography now officially scheduled to kick-off on September 22nd later this year, the Joker origin film – starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular jester – is starting to take shape. ...

FX TV Show Ratings (updated 8/10/18)

FX has been churning out a lot of original scripted series. Some have been hits while many others have not. Which will be cancelled and which will be renewed? Stay tuned! Scripted FX shows listed: ...

Cancelled or Renewed? Status of Cable & Streaming TV Shows (A-d)

TV shows status included: 3%, 10 After Midnight, 12 Monkeys, 13 Reasons Why, 100 Code, The A Word, Absentia, The Affair, Aj and the Queen, Alexa & Katie, Alias Grace, The Alienist, All About the ...

Emmys: Directing and Writing Nominations Still Woefully Lack Female Representation

Progress can be frustratingly slow, and that’s been the case when it comes to the Primetime Emmy writing and directing categories. While there are more female writers and directors nominated for Emmys ...

‘Sharp Objects’ Teen Breakout Eliza Scanlen’s Audition Was So Good It Left Amy Adams ‘Jealous’ of Her ‘Confidence’

The actor behind one of the summer’s most fascinating characters has a bit of a secret. Before being cast in HBO’s “Sharp Objects,” “I had never roller skated in my life,” Eliza Scanlen admitted to ...

Will Emmy for Best Music Supervision go to ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘This Is Us’ or ‘Westworld’?

Will Emmy for Best Music Supervision go to ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘This Is Us’ or ‘Westworld’? The Music Supervision category at the 2018 Emmys is now one year old, with “Big Little Lies” winning the inaugural trophy last year. Now in its second year of existence, Best Music Supervision honors ...

Stephen Glover on Bringing "Black Experience" to Second Season of 'Atlanta'

Stephen Glover on Bringing For its first season, Atlanta star and creator Donald Glover took home two Emmys — one for his leading role as Earn on the show and another for directing an episode. Though the FX series itself lost ...

Emmys: Posthumous Honor for Anthony Bourdain and Other Writing/Directing Predictions — Screen Talk Emmy Edition

Emmys: Posthumous Honor for Anthony Bourdain and Other Writing/Directing Predictions — Screen Talk Emmy Edition The many directing and writing categories have their favorites, with incumbents like “Saturday Night Live,” “Black Mirror,” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” back in a ...

Best Comedy Actor: Rob Licuria, Chris Beachum debate who will win the Emmy [Watch]

Best Comedy Actor: Rob Licuria, Chris Beachum debate who will win the Emmy [Watch] “It’s really between Bill Hader and Donald Glover,” Gold Derby senior editor Rob Licuria declares about the Emmy for Best Comedy Actor. “They have both had very successful seasons,” he adds, noting ...

Emmys: Female Writer-Director Nominees Are Few but Mighty

A ’50s housewife discovers her comedic voice. A hitman shoots his Marine buddy point blank. An exasperated rapper tries to get a fresh cut from his distracted barber. And a female contract killer runs ...

Rachel Brosnahan (‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’) is Emmy front-runner, but could she have beaten Julia Louis-Dreyfus?

Rachel Brosnahan (‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’) is Emmy front-runner, but could she have beaten Julia Louis-Dreyfus? Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) has a commanding lead in our Emmy predictions for Best Comedy Actress. The vast majority of Gold Derby’s users are betting on her to win, giving her ...

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