Monday, October 23, 2017

Emmy

Thursday, Jul. 14, 2016

The Emmy Awards nominations told us what is already evident - the power and reputation of streaming services Netflix and Amazon are on the rise, and broadcast networks and even longtime premium cable star HBO are paying the price.

In Thursday's announcement of prime-time Emmy contenders...

Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016

It's time for television to celebrate itself, again, with a shower of Emmy Award nominations. And why not?

Pop culture's ability to trace the intricacies of our social fabric shouldn't be undervalued, with TV in its various guises - broadcast, cable or streaming - proving more up to the...

Friday, Jul. 8, 2016

The topic of Hollywood awards diversity can be both dismaying and clinically dry: So many fine minority actors ignored, so many statistics proving the stubborn whiteness of the Oscars and other honors.

But Kalani Queypo chooses to be optimistic. The actor was glad to earn critical acclaim...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2015

At next month’s Creative Arts Emmy ceremony in Los Angeles, the winner of the primetime commercial Emmy Award will be announced and honored. This time around, six spots are in the running for TV’s highest honor. Normally there are five nominated spots but a tie in...

Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2015

Earlier this month, Jonathan Freeman, ASC, earned his fourth career Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, this time for the “Golden Days For Boys and Girls” episode of...

Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2015

An accomplished art director--as five Emmy nominations would attest, four of which were for HBO’s True Blood (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013) and one for Shark (CBS in 2007)--Catherine Smith made an auspicious debut as a production designer, landing...

Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2015

Last month Bessie premiered on HBO and  won the Critics Choice TV Award For Best Movie. The biopic stars Queen Latifah as iconic blues singer Bessie Smith, and Oscar winner Mo’Nique as her mentor, Ma Rainey. Latifah and Mo’Nique earned...

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

The Television Academy has passed a group of new Primetime Emmy Awards rules which reflect the increasingly varied and expanding television landscape.

The changes include:

Expansion of Final Round...

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

The Television Academy announced the six juried award winners for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Media for the 66th Emmy Awards. The awards were announced at the Interactive Media Peer Group’s nominee reception hosted by Interactive Media Peer Group...

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

There’s recent and deeper historical perspective to be had regarding the primetime commercial Emmy Award compliments of, respectively, director Nicolai Fuglsig of MJZ, and David Lubars who’s chief creative officer of BBDO Worldwide and chairman of BBDO North America. Both Lubars and Fuglsig are...