In recent years it has been rare to see this category feature any serious contenders from the standalone TV Movie side of eligibility. However, this year Hugh Jackman has emerged as the favorite to win as scandal-ridden superintendent of schools Frank Tassone in Bad Education, a movie he thought was being made for the big screen, but which sold to HBO at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, which makes one wonder what other possible future Emmy juggernauts might be swept up this week as Canada holds its famous film festival. When he made Bad Education Jackman probably thought , if anything, this might lead him to yet another Oscar season, but it appears he may be headed instead for a second Emmy victory, the first coming ironically for hosting , you guessed it, the Oscars. … [Read more...] about Emmy Predictions 2020: Limited Series Acting Honors Could Go Down Under But Otherwise Watch Out For ‘Watchmen’
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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?
Ehrlich did not ask about programming on Fox News, particularly the prime-time opinion shows hosted by Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham, which have sparked withdrawals by some advertisers in recent months. In a 2018 conversation at the New York Times‘ DealBook conference, Murdoch said he was “not embarrassed” by the programming and he has seldom addressed the topic publicly during his CEO tenure. … [Read more...] about Fox News Will Thrive Even If Joe Biden Wins, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch Predicts
The doctor doubted that the safety of potential specific vaccines would be determined before this November – contradicting President Donald Trump’s repeated predictions of a vaccine by Election Day – and cautioned that even if a vaccine arrives this fall most people could not receive the drug until fall 2021, with frontline medical workers, people with preexisting conditions, essential workers and then children likely to take priority before the general population. … [Read more...] about Dr. Anthony Fauci Predicts Yearlong Intermission Between Vaccine Arrival And Maskless Theater
TV ads, especially on local stations, have been a mainstay of recent elections, and the unique landscape of 2020 is making them all the more essential. “Without conventions to fund and without rallies to fund, the one way to reach people is through broadcast television,” Sook said. “I think we’re seeing evidence of that right now.” … [Read more...] about As Joe Biden Ponies Up $280M For TV Ads, Station Giants Nexstar And Sinclair Predict Record Political Influx