Tag Archives: Emmy Awards

RuPaul’s Drag Race Wins Reality-Competition Emmy

Entertainment Weekly reports: RuPaul’s Drag Race finally topped the competition, snatching the Emmy for Outstanding Reality-Competition Series — marking the fourth show ever to win the category since the prize was introduced in 2003. Previous winners include The Amazing Race (10), The Voice (4) and Top Chef (1). The VH1 series beat out The Amazing Race, American Ninja Warrior, Project …

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Kevin Spacey’s International Emmy Award Revoked

The Independent reports: An Emmy award honoring Kevin Spacey has been revoked following an allegation he made sexual advances towards a 14-year-old boy in the 80s. The two-time Oscar-winning actor was due to receive the 2017 International Emmy Founders Award in New York next month. The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences released a statement saying that “in light …

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Melissa McCarthy Wins Emmy For Spicer Portrayal

USA Today reports: Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy are Emmy winners, earning trophies for their appearances on Saturday Night Live. Chappelle and McCarthy were announced as best guest actor and actress on a comedy series at Sunday’s creative arts awards, the precursor to the main Emmy Awards ceremony set for next weekend. Chappelle hosted the first SNL episode to follow …

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Family Guy Makes Their Pitch To Emmy Voters

Entertainment Weekly reports: Family Guy is campaigning for the Emmys in its traditional manner: by going on the offensive. In a new for-your-consideration mailer that was sent to Emmy voters this week, Peter Griffin is doing his best impression of White House counselor and Anderson Cooper eyeroll recipient Kellyanne Conway, dressed in the $3600 red, white, and blue Gucci coat …

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Jeb! Makes Appearance In Emmys Opening [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush made a surprise appearance in the opening of the Emmys on Sunday. In an opening video at the award ceremony, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel jumps into a car on his way to the event to see Bush is his driver. “I’m in between jobs right now,” the former Florida governor tells …

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Andy Samberg Rips “Intolerant” Kim Davis And “Racist” Donald Trump In Emmys Monologue [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: In addition to his opening song about the over abundance of TV and some more jokes about the television industry, host Andy Samberg worked a few political jokes into his Emmy Awards monologue. “Donald Trump, of course, is running for president, to the delight of uncles everywhere,” Samberg said. “But I’ve gotta say, sure, Donald Trump seems racist…. …

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24 Emmy Noms For Game Of Thrones

Via Yahoo News: The elaborate fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently untouched by backlash over a female character’s rape scene. The series is a contender again for top drama honors, an award that has eluded it since it debuted in 2011. TV academy voters rarely give shows in the sci-fi …

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2012 Emmy Nominations Announced

Openly gay actors Jim Parsons and Jesse Tyler Ferguson are among those nominated for 2012 Emmys. The Los Angeles times recaps the biggest nods: Many of the nominees have been perennial favorites in recent years, such as “Mad Men,” “30 Rock” and “Modern Family,” as well as Jon Hamm, Tina Fey, Michael C. Hall and Jim Parsons. But there were …

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2011 Emmy Winners

(Source) VIDEO: Jane Lynch’s opening was the definite highlight of the entire show. BTW, Leonard Nimoy stepped in for Alec Baldwin after Baldwin quit in protest of Fox cutting his joke about News Corp’s hacking scandal.

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Broadway Friday

– Jesse Tyler Ferguson and a host of fellow gays earned Emmy nominations yesterday. Joining the Modern Family star with noms are Neil Patrick Harris, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Alan Cumming, Lily Tomlin, and Ian McKellen. Glee leads the pack with 19 nominations. Darling of the gays Betty White scored a nom for her gig as SNL host. – South …

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PhoboQuotable – Isaiah Washington

“Whether or not it serves any particular agenda that he’s nominated now, to make a point, I can’t speak on that. That’s theoretical. I don’t know, but good for him.” – Isaiah Washington, implying that yesterday’s Emmy nomination for Grey’s Anatomy nemesis T.R. Knight was a reward for suffering Washington’s “faggot” taunts. NBC has offered Washington a guest spot on …

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