Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Emmy Awards

Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2017

Hard-working Emmy Awards host Stephen Colbert and a Sean Spicer cameo helped the ceremony avoid a ratings slide but failed to significantly boost viewership.

Sunday’s Emmys on CBS drew 11.38 million viewers to rank as the week’s No. 6 program, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday...

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday's ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it's a lop-sided outcome in the struggle for diversity.

"Master of None" star Aziz Ansari,...

Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017

R/GA’s “Love Has No Labels” campaign is now worthy of, among its assorted other plaudits, having a TV Academy label affixed to it. Last year the signature “Labels” X-ray piece for the Ad Council--with its message of inclusiveness, featuring dancing and kissing skeletons--won the coveted...

Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017

"Saturday Night Live," powered by madcap skits skewering the Trump administration, earned 22 Emmy Award nominations, including bids for Alec Baldwin's florid portrayal of the president and Melissa McCarthy's manic, gender-busting take on press secretary Sean Spicer.

The long-running NBC...

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

The SHOOT stories that generated the most views in 2016 delved into subject matter ranging from marketing implications tied to the Summer Olympics, to insights from Oscar and Emmy Winners at the Produced By: New York Conference, Agency of the Year coverage, the push for industry...

Monday, Sep. 19, 2016

“Game of Thrones” conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs.

“Veep” repeated as best comedy series and its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, won...

Sunday, Sep. 11, 2016

Ad Council’s “Love Has No Labels”--from agency R/GA and directed by Danielle Levitt of Persuade and Influence which produced the job along with Mindride--won the primetime commercial Emmy Award during the first leg of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday (9/10) at LA Live’s...

Sunday, Sep. 11, 2016

Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was only the first half of the proceedings as winners in the remaining categories will be announced tomorrow evening (9/11). The Creative Arts Emmys for the first time are being spread out over two nights to accommodate what’s been an ever growing...

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

The Television Academy announced the juried award winners for the 68th Emmy® Awards in Animation. The juried awards for Animation will be presented on Sunday, September 11, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. This year’s juried winners are:

Outstanding Individual Achievement...

Thursday, Jul. 16, 2015

While the swan song season of Mad Men earned 11 Emmy Award nominations, including for Outstanding Drama Series, the real-world ad industry continued to make its mark on the competition with TBWA\Chiat\Day leading the way with two Best Commercial...