Emmys Producers On The ‘Friends’ Dilemma

Company Chief Casey Bloys Reflects On HBO’s Emmys Dominance, Looks Ahead To 2024 — And 2025

The executive also weighs in on what’s next for ‘Succession’ creator Jesse Armstrong: “The odds are pretty low” for a spinoff.

Emmys Get Record Low Ratings

This year’s Emmys had a lot working against them. They were was delayed four months from its usual September spot by Hollywood’s writers and actors strikes, and had to compete with both an NFL playoff game and coverage of the Iowa caucuses in the presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

NY Times: Last Night’s Emmys Mark The End Of ‘Peak TV’

The Most Memorable Emmy Awards Moments

The 75th Emmy Awards were filled with plenty of memorable moments, from historic wins to emotional tributes and a long, sultry onstage kiss. Some of them included Ali Wong and Quinta Brunson wins’ serving as Emmy milestones, Elton John joining the very elusive EGOT club, and Matty Matheson getting a kiss on the mouth from The Bear co-star Ebon Moss-Bachrach.

2023 Emmys Ties Record For Most Winning Actors Of Color

Five of the 12 acting Emmys handed out Monday night went to nonwhite performers.

Emmys Analysis: A Loving And Nostalgic Night Of Television Triumphs

Pete Hammond of Deadline on Fox’s broadcast of the awards show, its celebration of TV after the strike-induced delay, as well as his “severe case of déjà vu”: “It is as if in this vast TV universe of networks, streamers, cable, You Tube and more content that a human being could ever consume, the people who vote for awards have only seen three shows.”

‘Succession’, ‘The Bear’ And ‘Beef’ Are The Biggest Winners In TV At Emmy Awards

HBO’s Succession and FX’s The Bear led all shows with six wins each, including Outstanding Drama and Comedy Series, respectively. Netflix’s Beef took five trophies including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series. HBO’s now-wrapped Succession also was an Emmys force, with six big wins including its third for Outstanding Drama Series. Kieran Culkin and Sarah Snook won Best Actor and Actress in a Drama, and Matthew Macfadyen went back-to-back in the Supporting Actor in a Drama category. It also won for Directing and Writing for a Drama Series.

Emmys Finally Arrive For A Changed Hollywood, As ‘Succession’ And ‘Last Of Us’ Vie For Top Awards

Strikes by both actors and writers, seismic shifts toward streaming, and the dismantling of the traditional TV calendar mean the envelopes opened during the Fox telecast hosted by Anthony Anderson on Martin Luther King Jr. Day will display winners that were decided months ago for shows that in some cases were completed years ago — and have a fraction of the audience they had a few decades ago. But for actors and others taking part in the ceremony, norms just aren’t a thing anymore in this business.

‘Extra,’ KTTV Los Angeles Team Up For Pre-Emmys Special

Extra has teamed up with Fox’s KTTV Los Angeles to create a pre-Emmy special that will air on KTTV ahead of the 75th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Fox on Monday. Pictured: Anthony Anderson will host the 2024 Primetime Emmy Awards on Fox.

ESPN Apologizes For Emmy Fake Name Scam

“Some members of our team were clearly wrong in submitting certain names that may go back to 1997 in Emmy categories where they were not eligible for recognition or statuettes,” the network said in a statement Thursday. As a result, ESPN personalities like Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard on College GameDay were given awards they were not entitled to. There was no evidence that any on-air winners knew what happened.

ESPN Used Fake Names To Secure Emmys For ‘College Gameday’ Stars

Since at least 2010, ESPN inserted fake names in Emmy entries, then took the awards won by some of those imaginary individuals, had them re-engraved and gave them to on-air personalities. There is no evidence that the on-air individuals were aware the Emmys given to them were improperly obtained.

Anthony Anderson To Host Emmy Awards On Fox

Anthony Anderson has been tapped as host of the 75th Emmy Awards on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15, 2024. The three-hour ceremony, delayed from its original September 2023 date because of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, will air live coast-to-coast on Fox.

Heads Of ATAS And NATAS, Long-Bickering Organizations Behind TV’s Top Honors, Enter New Era of Collaboration

In a rare joint interview, Maury McIntyre and Adam Sharp dish on their organizations’ detente: “There’s only Emmy, and we share the same ideals, we share the same missions and we all need to be on the same page in service of that mission, not constantly squabbling.”

Scripps News Wins First National News Emmy Award

Scripps News, a 24/7 broadcast news network available over the air, has won its first national News Emmy Award with its documentary news series, In Real Life. The National Academy of […]

Missing The Emmy Awards? What’s Happening With The Strike-Delayed Celebration

In a normal year — if there is any such thing in Hollywood anymore — the 75th Emmy Awards ceremony would be Monday night, and the many nominees from shows like Succession and Ted Lasso would be claiming their trophies or happily clapping for the winners. Instead, the actors and writers strikes brought a postponement until January. Here’s a look at what’s happening, and what may happen, with the awards that have been thrown off course.

Emmy Awards Move To Jan. 15

The ceremony will happen roughly four months later than originally planned and places them firmly in Hollywood’s awards season.

Emmy Awards Postponed Amid Actors And Writers Strikes

The 2023 Emmy Awards are officially moving off their usual September airdate as actors and writers continue their strikes against media conglomerates. The 75th annual awards had been scheduled to air Sept. 18 on Fox. A new date has yet to be set, but sources close to the show confirm that the original date and month are no longer in consideration.

Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations: The Complete List

The 75th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were revealed Wednesday morning, with HBO dominating the list with anticipated nods going to Succession, House of the Dragon, The Last of Us and The White Lotus.

Fox On Standby To Move Emmys Pending SAG-AFTRA Strike Decision, Say Insiders

Yvette Nicole Brown To Announce 2023 Emmy Awards Nominations

Emmy-nominated actress Yvette Nicole Brown is set to join TV Academy chair Frank Scherma to announce the 2023 Emmy nominations on Wednesday. This year’s Emmy nominees will be revealed in a live virtual ceremony set for 8:30 a.m. PT/11:30 a.m. ET, which will stream live on the Emmys website and the TV Academy’s YouTube channel.

TV Academy And Fox Mull Emmys Delay As Writers Strike Approaches Third Month

Less than three months ahead of the planned Sept. 18 ceremony and live telecast, sources say that organizers are actively discussing multiple contingency plans — including delaying the event altogether — if the town’s labor strife hasn’t been resolved later this summer.

Will The Emmys Be Delayed? How The Potential SAG Strike Could Threaten TV Awards Season

As of press time, we don’t know if or when SAG-AFTRA will go on strike should its deal with the AMPTP expire on June 30 without a new contract. But with the Writers Guild already on strike, and a SAG-AFTRA strike a distinct possibility, the TV Academy is already starting to mull several different contingency plans on how to adjust the rest of the campaign season calendar — and what to do with the telecast, currently scheduled for Sept. 18 on Fox.


As The CW Reinvents Itself, Remembering How The Emmys Overlooked Its Iconic Leading Ladies

On July 19, 2012, a sharp CW social media staffer posted this: “#Emmy nomination day! Or as we call it, Thursday.” Those early days included Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars, Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel as the Gilmore Girls, Brandy as Moesha and others — none of whom received their Emmy due at the time. The kudo drought continued as The CW launched in 2006, even as it launched a new round of enduring franchises. But where Emmy really fell short was with standout female-led shows like Nikita (Maggie Q), Jane the Virgin (Gina Rodriguez), iZombie (Rose McIver) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Rachel Bloom).

Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives’ Moves Back To ‘Structured Reality’ Emmy Category

Gumbel To Receive Sports Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award

Bryant Gumbel’s career has spanned more than 50 years on NBC, CBS and HBO. He has hosted Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO since 1995. It has received 36 Sports Emmys. “It’s very humbling. I’ve been a fortunate, lucky guy,” said Gumbel, who is the first Black journalist to receive the award. “It makes you stop and take stock. You take a look at the guys who I admire a great deal who received this award, people like Vin Scully, Jim McKay and Howard Cosell. You never want to put yourself in their company, but it’s heady stuff.”

Television Academy Reports 75% Of Its Membership Is White

Nearly 75 percent (74.9 percent, to be precise) of the Television Academy’s membership is white — or at least the two-thirds (67.4 percent) of its 20,583 members who responded to the organization’s call to update their demographic information in the online database. The data collection is part of the Academy’s ongoing efforts to work on its diversity, equity and inclusion — and now, accessibility as well.

TV Academy Adds New Category, Reverses Documentary Campaign Rule

Docs that “appear on the AMPAS viewing platform but have not received an Oscar nomination may still qualify for Emmy consideration,” the TV Academy announced Tuesday.

Emmy Awards Sets Fall Airdate On Fox; Key Art Unveiled

The Television Academy and Fox Entertainment today jointly announced that the 75th Emmy Awards are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 18, live coast to coast. The ceremony will air from 8-11 p.m. ET and 5-8 p.m. PT on Fox. A week prior to the Emmy Awards telecast, the 2023 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place over two consecutive nights on Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10. An edited presentation will be telecast on FXX at a later date.

Emmys Shake Up Variety Categories

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver‘s seven-year winning streak in the Emmy Variety Talk category is coming to an end. That is because the HBO series will no longer compete with late-night talk shows according to changes for the 75th Emmy Awards announced by the Television Academy. They include replacing the Variety Talk and Variety Sketch Series categories with Talk Series and Scripted Variety Series.

Emmy Awards 2023 Calendar And Timeline Set

The Primetime Emmys will be marking their 75th edition in 2023, with the ceremony scheduled to air on Fox. NBC and Peacock aired the most recent Emmys in September live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Among the dates to note, the eligibility period in the next cycle is for TV shows that air between June 1 of this year and May 31, 2023. The nominations-round voting begins June 15 and noms will be announced July 12.

Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes To Quinta Brunson For Controversial Emmys Bit

Emmys Host Kenan Thompson Predicts Conflict-Free Ceremony

Thompson said the confrontation last March during the Oscars in which Will Smith attacked presenter Chris Rock over a joke directed at Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, was both unsettling and avoidable. “It kind of just threw the entire world off guard, basically, and that won’t happen again,” Thompson told the Associated Press. “Even if I am roasting (someone), it shouldn’t come across as any sort of malice.”

Everything You Need To Know About The 2022 Emmys

Television’s top awards rotate among the top four networks, and this year’s broadcast home, NBC, has reserved the second Sunday night in September for Tampa Bay vs. Dallas. After the Emmys slogged through two years of pandemic-restricted ceremonies, a day’s delay (to Sept. 12) seems a minor annoyance. The industry is expected to put on its Monday best, swan down the red carpet and celebrate itself and the wealth of shows across streaming services, cable and, to a degree that pales compared to years’ past, old-school network fare.

TV Academy to Honor Geena Davis Institute On Gender In Media With 2022 Governors Award

Game Shows Move To Primetime Emmys Amid TV Academy And NATAS Realignment

Game shows, previously awarded in the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy competition, will now be part of the Primetime Emmys beginning in 2023, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and NATAS announced on Wednesday. The news comes on the heels of both organizations announcing a major realignment in December, shifting to genre-based awards rather than time-based awards as part of an effort to ensure the competitions’ continued relevance.

Kenan Thompson To Host 2022 Emmys

The Sept. 12 Emmy ceremony will air live on NBC and be carried on its streaming sibling Peacock. Top nominees include the dramas Succession and Squid Game and comedies Ted Lasso, Hacks and Only Murders in the Building.

Computer Graphics Innovator Paul Debevec to Receive Lifetime Achievement Emmy

Honorees at the upcoming Engineering, Science & Technology Emmys Awards will include camera maker ARRI and ILM’s StageCraft virtual production system.


Emmys: Why Do Broadcast Networks Want To Air Their Own Funeral?

The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist explores the plummeting Emmys presence of ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, which take turns airing the awards show.

TV Academy To Eliminate Hanging Episode Emmy Rule

Beginning next year, only episodes that premiere on a platform available to a national audience by May 31 will be eligible.