The Ryman Auditorium, meanwhile, hasn’t gone unused. In August, the venue launched the streaming series “Live at the Ryman“, which just hosted its first audience of 125 guests for Scotty McCreery’s September 4th performance. On Friday, when Brett Young performs, that number will be doubled to 250. … [Read more...] about Americana Awards Postpone Live Show Amid Covid-19 Concerns
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A powerful adaptation of the Broadway play, in which an estranged couple deal with a family crisis when their son gets into trouble with the police. There follows 90 minutes of nail-biting, superbly acted drama with Kerry Washington reprising her stage role in a thrilling turn. The fact that all the action is confined to a single set might hamper its chances, as some of the other contenders are on a much bigger scale, but in the wake of the George Floyd scandal, this film has taken on more resonance and relevance than ever. … [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?
Netflix was well represented in the room, particularly with a large contingent from their big hope, Mudbound which had just opened AFI two nights before. I ran into its director Dee Rees at the packed pre-dinner reception and she was being congratuated by everyone, as was Wonder Woman’s helmer Patty Jenkins all there on a night when a pioneering female director named Varda would be recognized. But perhaps the biggest attraction, outside of the honorees, on this night was the pint sized young star of The Florida Project, Brooklynn Prince who was stopping traffic wherever she went in the room. Everywhere I looked when I saw a group of people huddled around in a circle I would find the object of their affection was Brooklynn as they all leaned over to talk to her. Leave it to a seven year old to steal the show. … [Read more...] about Governors Awards Ignore Scandals, Hand Out Year’s First Oscars
While the virtual awards show comes at unprecedented times, the Television Academy has created guidelines and rules fitting for the COVID-19 age. For this year’s ceremony nominees and virtual guests won’t have to adhere to black-tie dress requirements but can don anything they’d like, from gowns to sweats. … [Read more...] about Emmy Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, Anthony Anderson Among Stars To Make Appearances For Virtual Ceremony
Presenters for the five nights include Monica Aldama (Cheer), Jeff Bridges (The Old Man), Rose Byrne (Mrs. America), Bobby Cannavale (Homecoming), Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black), Desus Nice & The Kid Mero (Desus & Mero), Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian; Better Call Saul), Brandee Evans (P-Valley), Chris Hardwick (The Wall; The Talking Dead), Jerry Harris (Cheer), Thomas Lennon (Reno 911), Daryl Mitchell (NCIS: New Orleans), Hilarie Burton Morgan (Friday Night In With The Morgans), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Friday Night In With The Morgans; The Walking Dead), Erin Moriarty (The Boys), Lamorne Morris (Woke), Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park), Jeremy Pope (Hollywood), Issa Rae (A Black Lady Sketch Show; Insecure), Monica Raymund (Hightown), Drew Scott (Property Brothers) and Wanda Sykes (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel). … [Read more...] about How To Watch The Creative Arts Emmy Awards Online & On TV