By Jake Harris On Tuesday, the Country Music Association announced its nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards. The nominees were revealed on ABC, who has a contract with the CMA to air the awards show through 2021. “Good Morning America” aired the proceedings on a live broadcast from Luke Bryan’s Nashville bar, Luke’s 32 Bridge Kitchen + Drink. Bryan announced the nominees, including himself for Entertainer of the Year. More: Gone Country: Miranda Lambert gets snubbed, silence is golden and Sturgill busks for the ACLU at the 2017 CMAs The awards show will be hosted for the 11th year running by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley on Nov. 14 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CST on ABC.Without further ado, let’s get into those nominations and try and predict some winners.Entertainer of the Year Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Is Central Market Austin’s best grocery store? Food & Wine thinks so | … [Read more...] about Gone Country: Predicting the 2018 Country Music Association Award winners
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FX's The Americans ended its run on a high Saturday, taking home TCA Award wins in three of the four categories in which it was nominated, including program of the year. Heading into Saturday's 34th annual Television Critics Association Awards with the second-most nominations (four), star Keri Russell took home the award for individual achievement in drama as the dearly departed FX spy drama was also recognized as outstanding drama series.The Americans was the night's only multiple award winner. BBC America's Killing Eve — which entered the night with a leading five nominations — took home the win for outstanding new program. NBC's Mike Schur comedy The Good Place collected the prize for achievement in comedy, while The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan took home the individual achievement award for comedy. HBO's Last Week Tonight With John Oliver won for outstanding sketch/variety series (a new award this year), while CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was … [Read more...] about ‘The Americans’ Wins Big at TV Critics Awards
Two titles stood out amongst the winners of this year’s Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, presented at San Diego Comic-Con, with Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Monstress and Emil Ferris’ My Favorite Thing is Monsters making near-clean sweeps of the categories in which they were nominated. Awarded during a presentation Friday night, Monstress took best continuing series, best publication for teens, best painter/multimedia artist (for Takeda), best cover artist (again, for Takeda) and best writer (for Liu, who split that category for Mister Miracle and Batman writer Tom King). The critically acclaimed graphic novel My Favorite Thing is Monsters took best writer/artist, best coloring and best graphic album, new. Another multiple-award winner was Katie O’Neill’s The Tea Dragon Society, which took best webcomic and pest publication for kids, both of which were accepted on O’Neill’s behalf by her Oni Press editor, Ari Yarwood, who spoke about the … [Read more...] about Eisner Awards: The Complete Winners List
Special achievement honorees include Jesse Williams, Laura Linney, Steven Soderbergh and "Ugly Delicious" creator David Chang Reid Nakamura, provided by Published 3:12 pm, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Jay-Z, RuPaul, Kourtney Kardashian Among 2018 Webby Award Winners 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The 2018 Webby Award winners were announced on Tuesday, including such names as Jay-Z, Kourtney Kardashian, Jesse Williams, Steven Soderbergh, Lin-Manuel Miranda and “Game of Thrones.” This year’s awards will also include a slate of special achievement honorees that includes Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler, Mozilla founder Mitchell Baker, “Ozark” star Laura Linney and “Ugly Delicious” host David Chang. National Geographic was named “Webby Media Company of the Year,” also taking home 26 other prizes in categories covering VR, photography and data … [Read more...] about Jay-Z, RuPaul, Kourtney Kardashian Among 2018 Webby Award Winners
By Nick Patch Special to the Star Thu., March 8, 2018 Anyone diving blindly into this weekend’s Canadian Screen Awards might be surprised by the absence of The Shape of Water. After all, the dreamy fable of amphibious amour was made in Toronto and Hamilton with an almost entirely Canadian crew — aside most notably from director Guillermo del Toro and cinematographer Dan Laustsen — and its recent Oscar win for Best Picture is being hailed as a watershed moment for the Canadian film industry. Yet the film wasn’t eligible to make a splash at the CSAs this weekend. Nor was The Handmaid’s Tale, the locally shot Hulu smash that claimed the top drama prize at the most recent Emmys. With so many acclaimed productions being made in Canada — and largely by Canadians — it’s natural to wonder whether the Canadian Screen Awards would be much improved by relaxing the restrictions that exclude quasi-Canuck fare from qualification. But … [Read more...] about Are the Canadian Screen Awards too Canadian?