Nominees for the 2020 Americana Honors and Awards were announced in June, with the Highwomen, Brittany Howard, and Tanya Tucker appearing in several categories. Other artists with multiple nominations include Nathaniel Rateliff, Drive-By Truckers, Black Pumas, and Aubrie Sellers. … [Read more...] about Americana Awards Postpone Live Show Amid Covid-19 Concerns
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This once-proud category fell on hard times when the networks abandoned the format, and increasingly cable outlets did too. HBO and Netflix have kept it alive, the latter finding safe harbor here the past three years with an anthology series of ‘movies’ from its Black Mirror franchise, which was finally ruled ineligible here. This year’s lineup is a bit of a comeback for the category, at least in the case of its top three contenders, and the Black Mirror snub doesn’t seem to have hurt Netflix too much since the streamer has four of the five nominees. … [Read more...] about Emmy Predictions 2020: Outstanding Television Movie – Netflix Has Four Of Five Nominees Including ‘El Camino’ But Is This Breaking ‘Bad Education’ For HBO?
Eighty-two year old Donald Sutherland, incredibly never nominated for an Oscar, rounded out the evening by receiving his first as Governor Whoopi Goldberg, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Lawrence, and his one time agent of 20 years Ron Meyer all toasted him with kind words. But it was Sutherland himself who had the last laugh when he said that Academy President Bailey called to tell him he had been voted an Honorary Oscar. After his wife took the phone she explained to her husband just what Bailey was talking about as they were eating pasta in Rome where he was on location. “‘We’re going to have to lose some weight,’ she told me to which I replied after looking at my beautiful plate of spaghetti, ‘It will have to wait until tomorrow’.” At that point Sutherland, who told me afterwards that he refused to let them put his speech on a teleprompter, thanked all the “characters in my life.” A fitting sentiment for a great actor who … [Read more...] about Governors Awards Ignore Scandals, Hand Out Year’s First Oscars
The Television Academy has announced a slate of Hollywood stars set to make appearances during its virtual Emmy Awards ceremony. The 72nd annual Emmy Awards, which is less than two weeks away, will feature appearances from Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, America Ferrera and Anthony Anderson, all who have received Emmy nods during their career. … [Read more...] about Emmy Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, Anthony Anderson Among Stars To Make Appearances For Virtual Ceremony
Nailed It! host and Emmy nominee Nicole Byer will host all five events the Creative Arts cycle, altered this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. While previous years featured a two-night Creative Arts ceremony the weekend before the main Emmy show, this year’s supersized Emmy week will see the four digital shows (about an hour apiece) and the FXX telecast followed Sunday by the Primetime Emmy Awards, which will air live on ABC as a hybrid in-person/virtual ceremony and be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. … [Read more...] about How To Watch The Creative Arts Emmy Awards Online & On TV