On Thursday I reported on the Television Academy’s news that the Emmy presentations next month would be stretched out to six — count ’em, six — nights culminating with ABC’s primetime broadcast on Sunday September 20. In the piece I mentioned (though the Academy’s release curiously didn’t) that four categories had been eliminated from the now virtual Emmy show, reducing the number of awards given out on national broadcast TV that night to 23. Two of them were Variety writing and directing awards. The writers and directors have had a longtime agreement through their respective guilds, the WGA and DGA to waive the otherwise considerable fees for use of clips on the Emmy show in return for an iron clad guarantee that each would have four awards – comedy, drama, Limited Series, Variety – presented on the broadcast. It is contractual and spelled out in a joint legal agreement with the Academy. … [Read more...] about Notes On The Season: Oscars Nix Screenings; Emmy Controversy?; Drive In Campaigning; Nominees Stay Home
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"The immediately appealing thing about Paul was the fact that in a story of such detail and scale and world-building, the protagonist is on an anti-hero's-journey of sorts. He thinks he's going to be sort of a young general studying his father and his leadership of a fighting force before he comes of age, hopefully, a decade later, or something like that." The fact that the team behind Dune is ready to drop the trailer this month means they are serious about having the film ready for an end-of-the-year release, even though Villeneuve has described the struggle to create the final cut of the movie as a 'sprint' to keep to the scheduled release date. … [Read more...] about Dune Trailer Arrives This Month Confirms Timothée Chalamet
As we reported, their marriage is on the rocks, and this is the last hurrah to try and repair it. Both Kim and Kanye clearly love their kids, so it's hard to look at this pic and figure out how much of it is for the benefit of the kids and how much is this about their relationship. … [Read more...] about Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Arrive in Miami, Next Stop Colorado Glamping
Mayweather was talking to himself during the session saying, "I be trying to tell ya'll ... I can get a black eye, a bloody nose. I can have a bad day in the gym. At the end of the day, I don't have a bad payday and I don't have a bad night under the lights." … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather: I Will Beat McGregor, Even If He Hurts Me
The Producer Says... In an interview to a leading entertainment portal, the producer spoke about the show's comeback. He told, "After the show wrapped up, all of us, including the actors, got busy with other commitments. However, at every public event and even at private functions in the last 10 years, I was always asked when Sarabhai vs Sarabhai was returning." … [Read more...] about Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai Is BACK With A Bang; The Show To Return As A Web Series In May!