Hollywood’s strange and largely virtual awards season lacks the usual kind of buzz and red-carpet glamour that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association annually feasts on. Netflix dominated Wednesday’s nominations announcement thanks to both its films and television series.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics meeting Saturday, just a week after the ceremony aired with Ricky Gervais as host. “There are no two funnier people anywhere,” said Poehler, who introduced herself […]
A comedy legend is coming back to television. Carol Burnett is set to topline a multi-camera comedy, which, in a very competitive situation with broadcast and streaming networks bidding, has landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. On the project, written/executive produced by Michael Saltzman, Burnett stars with Amy Poehler who will also executive produce.
The two were honored jointly in the best guest actress in a comedy series category at Saturday’s creative arts Emmy ceremony.
Producers announced Monday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the guild’s Life Achievement Award to Carol Burnett at Saturday’s ceremony in Los Angeles. The prize is given annually to an actor who embodies the “finest ideals of the profession,” including professional and humanitarian achievements.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Television Academy is revealing its first group of presenters for this year’s Emmy broadcast. They include Golden Globe winner and past Emmy nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal, and ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel. The academy announced Tuesday that actress-comedian-producer Amy Poehler and artist-actor LL Cool J will also be handing out Emmy […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Comedy star Amy Poehler has been named 2015 Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The group said Tuesday Poehler’s comedy “fits so well with the Pudding’s own tradition of satire and social commentary.” Poehler has a 2014 Golden Globe award and five Emmy nominations for her role […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Another Poehler sibling is bringing his comedy to television. Greg Poehler, whose sister Amy stars on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” stars in “Welcome to Sweden,” debuting July 10 on the same network. He plays an accountant who follows his girlfriend back to her native Sweden despite having no job, friends or […]
NBC entertainment president Robert Greenblatt said Sunday that Poehler’s Parks & Recreation will be back for a seventh season next fall. NBC also signed a production deal with Poehler and committed to making a pilot for a comedy that she is writing, tentatively titled Old Soul.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have closed deals to host of the next two Golden Globe Awards, starting with the Jan. 12, 2014 ceremony. Fey and Poehler were approached about coming back over the summer, following the duo’s very successful first Golden Globes turn this year, which drew warm critical reception and big ratings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are teaming up for the Golden Globes. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Dick Clark Productions and NBC announced Monday that the pair of “30 Rock” and “Parks and Recreation” stars have signed on to host the 70th annual Golden Globes ceremony after British comedian Ricky Gervais’ […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven-time nominee Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais, creator of “The Office,” are among the stars who will be handing out this year’s prime-time Emmys. Producers of the awards show made their first announcement Tuesday of Emmy presenters. Others will include Ginnifer Goodwin, star of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” and Mindy […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Harvard has announced that comedian and actress Amy Poehler has been selected as this year’s “Senior Class Day” speaker. The school announced Tuesday that the Massachusetts native will address graduates and their families in Harvard Yard’s Tercentenary Theatre on May 25. The annual ceremony is scheduled the day before commencement and […]