The 2020 Americana Honors and Awards have been postponed amid concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic. The ceremony was originally set to take place September 16th with a live event at the Ryman Auditorium and will instead be held at a later, yet-to-be-announced date. … [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?
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
Final-round Emmy voting came to a close at the end of August. Topping the nominations for the 72nd annual awards show are HBO’s Watchmen with a total of 26 nominations and Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which brought in a total of 20 nods. … [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