Emmy Moments: Not the Pandemmys — but hardly normal, either
2021 Primetime Emmy Awards - Winners Walk Brendan Hunt, left, and Jason Sudeikis pose with their awards for outstanding comedy series and outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for "Ted Lasso" at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The crowd, in a tent in downtown Los Angeles, was much smaller than in normal years. Cedric the Entertainer proved an infectiously joyful and hard-working host, but the comedy bits were spotty at best. Then Jason Sudeikis, the titular coach, made it a happy trio, winning best actor. He told castmates and crew: “I’m only as good as you guys make me look.” The Apple TV+ show capped off the night by winning best comedy.wftv.com
Emmys Latest: Kate Winslet wins award, salutes women
Winslet won best actress in a limited series or TV movie for “Mare of Easttown” on Sunday night. Evan Peters won best supporting actor in a limited series or TV movie for HBO’s “Mare of Easttown” on Sunday night, and Julianne Nicholson won best supporting actress for the show. Goldstein won best supporting actor in a comedy series for his role in “Ted Lasso,” which had four nominees in the category. With his win, “Ted Lasso” took the first two Emmys of the night, with Hannah Waddingham taking best supporting actress in a comedy. Waddingham won best supporting actress in a comedy series Sunday for the Apple TV+ series, which could be in for a big night.wftv.com
Emmys: O-T Fagbenle rocks Nigerian look, Porter wears wings
2021 Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals O-T Fagbenle arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The evening's host walked the red carpet in color-blocked shades of blue. There is a theme going on,” Porter said of his recent turn in “Cinderella.”O-T Fagbenle, meanwhile, wore a traditional Nigerian look in red with black accents by a Lagos brand, Sofisticat. Taraji P. Henson didn’t disappoint in a sleek sheer embellished black look, her hair in a top knot. It's nice that it wasn't this subdued and timid return to the red carpet.wftv.com
Emmy surprises: 'Pose,' 'I May Destroy You' and 'Lupin'
Emmy Nominations This image released by FX shows Billy Porter as Pray Tell in a scene from "Pose." (Eric Liebowitz/FX via AP) (Eric Liebowitz)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. STRIKE A POSE“Pose” left the ballroom with a clutch of Emmy nominations. “I MAY DESTROY YOU”Critically adored but ignored by the Golden Globe voters, “I May Destroy You” roared back to earn nine Emmy nominations. PARISIAN CHIC“Emily in Paris,” Darren Star’s cliché-filled view of the French capital, scored an Emmy nomination for best comedy and production design.wftv.com
'I May Destroy You' wins at British Academy TV awards
Britain Bafta TV Awards Winners Area Michaela Coel poses for photographers with his Leading Actress award for her role in 'I May Destroy You' backstage at the British Academy Television Awards in London, Sunday, June 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali) (Alberto Pezzali)LONDON — (AP) — “I May Destroy You” won two main prizes at the 2021 British Academy Television Awards, in a ceremony that rewarded TV that tackled tough issues including sexual consent and racism. Malachi Kirby was named best supporting actor for “Small Axe,” director Steve McQueen’s series about Britain’s West Indian community from the 1960s to the 1980s. “Sitting in Limbo,” inspired by the true story of long-time British residents from the Caribbean threatened with deportation by the government, was named best single drama. Thriller “Save Me Too” took the BAFTA for best drama series.wftv.com
Goldberg, Zendaya to be honored at Essence Hollywood awards
This combination photo shows actress Michaela Coel, from left, Andra Day, Cynthia Erivo, Whoopi Goldberg and Zendaya. Essence announced on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, that the actresses are among the honorees at this year's Essence Black Women in Hollywood event. (AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Whoopi Goldberg, Andra Day and Zendaya will be among the honorees at this year's Essence Black Women in Hollywood event, which will be livestreamed during Oscars week for the first time this year. Essence on Tuesday announced the honorees for the 14th annual ceremony on April 22. In addition to the Emmy-, Grammy-, Oscar- and Tony-winner Goldberg and “Euphoria” star Zendaya, they include actor, singer and songwriter Cynthia Erivo and actor Michaela Coel.
"Emily in Paris" writer says "I May Destroy You" deserved Golden Globe nomination
A writer for the Netflix series "Emily In Paris" published an opinion piece Wednesday saying the British drama series "I May Destroy You" deserved a Golden Globe nomination over her own show and said she feels "rage" over the snub. "Am I excited that Emily in Paris was nominated? I've never been remotely close to seeing a Golden Globe statue up close, let alone being nominated for one," Copaken wrote. That I May Destroy You did not get one Golden Globe nod is not only wrong, it's what is wrong with everything." "Emily in Paris aired a few months after I'd spent June and July marching for racial justice through the streets of New York with my kids.cbsnews.com