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.

COMMENTARY BY SCOTT FEINBERG

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.

How Emmy Campaigns Are Trying to Outdo Each Other With Bigger and Pricier FYC Spaces

Emmy FYC events are back — and boy, are they ever back. After two years of mostly virtual panels — with some drive-in events in the mix — networks and studios were once again given permission by the Television Academy this year to swing the doors open and hold in-person panels, screenings and experiences.

TV Academy Sets 2022 Emmys Date

The Television Academy and NBC said Wednesday that the 2022 Emmys will take place Sept. 12, which is a Monday. The show will air live coast to coast at 8-11 p.m. ET/5-8 p.m. PT on NBC.

Primetime & Daytime Emmys Get Realigned Based On Genre Not Airtime

Moving forward, the competitions will be organized solely by content genre as opposed to the current method, which separates programs based on program airtime. The changes, which will be included in the Call For Entries put out in January, will result in digital daytime dramas as well as other daytime programs, including some talk shows and game shows, potentially moving to the Primetime Emmy Awards.

NATAS Unveils New Emmys Ceremony For Children’s & Family Programming

The categories were previously part of the Daytime Emmys. Seven new categories have been added for preschool content.

Netflix TV Chief Laments Lack Of Diverse Emmy Winners: ‘Ultimately, The Voters Decide’

Emmys Audience Grows 16% From Last Year

Sunday’s 73rd Emmy Awards drew 7.4 million total viewers on CBS, besting last year’s all-time low total for the annual awards show, according to preliminary Nielsen data. The 2021 show was up 16% in total viewers compared to last year. The 7.4 million total-viewer tally was the largest audience since the 2018 show, which aired on NBC.

Netflix Execs Tout ‘Historic Night for Streaming’ After Dominating Emmy Awards

After winning 44 Emmys in total this year — tying the record for most wins by a single platform/network in a single year, set by CBS in 1974 — Bela Bajaria, the Netflix head of global TV, said the scores of statuettes made for “an historic night.”

Emmy Voters Prove They Have Tunnel Vision

Disability Advocate Blasts CBS For Not Making Accessible Ramp Easily Visible On TV

Allen Accepts Governors Award: ‘Let This Moment Resonate With Women Across the World’

Photos From The 73rd Annual Emmy Awards

10 Memorable Moments From The 2021 Emmys

From the singalong opener to a tribute to the late Michael K. Williams, here’s a roundup of the standout moments from the Emmy Awards.

Coel And Nicholson Recognize Sexual Assault Survivors During Emmys

Winslet Shouts Out Nominees ‘In This Decade That Has To Be About Women Having Each Other’s Backs’

‘Hamilton’s Goldsberry Urges More Collaboration Between Theater And TV

Emmys Remember Norm Macdonald, Michael K. Williams, Three From ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’

Larry King, Norm Macdonald, Michael K. Williams and no fewer than three cast members of The Mary Tyler Moore Show were among the stars remembered during this year’s Emmy In Memoriam segment.

Emmys Take Step Back In Diversity With No Wins For Acting During Main Telecast

The 2021 Emmy Award nominations showed major improvement in recognizing the contributions of BIPOC talent, and Black performers had a strong showing at the Creative Arts ceremonies. But this positive upswing was more of a wrecking ball on Sunday night when nominees of color failed to win most categories, including all six acting fields.

Emmy Producers Reveal Telecast Plans

When Frank Scherma was elected as chairman and CEO of the Television Academy three years ago, he came to office with grand plans to reform the organization. What he didn’t plan on was a global pandemic interrupting that focus. That’s why, as Scherma confirmed on Wednesday morning, he plans to run for re-election in November in a bid to continue as chairman/CEO for another two-year term.

Cedric The Entertainer Wants To Make The Emmys More Accessible

The comedian and star of CBS’s The Neighborhood, who will host this year’s Emmys, talks about his inclusive approach to TV’s big night and why “I don’t want that Oscars feel.”

Emmys Ceremonies To Require Negative COVID Tests For Attendees As Well As Vax Proof

The Television Academy said Thursday that attendees at next month’s Primetime Emmy Awards and Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be required to provide a negative COVID test in addition to being fully vaccinated. This year’s ceremonies are being limited to nominees and a guest with the rise of the Delta variant this summer hampering the return to fully live in-person events in Los Angeles and around the country.

Netflix Sets Week of L.A. FYC Activations for Emmy-Nominated Shows

Debbie Allen To Receive Governors Award At Primetime Emmys

The Television Academy said Thursday that Debbie Allen will receive the 2021 Governors Award, bestowed on the dancer-choreographer-actress-writer-producer-director “for her unprecedented achievements in television and her commitment to inspire and engage marginalized youth through dance, theater arts and mentorship.”

Allen will be recognized during the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast September 19 on CBS and Paramount+.

TV Academy Scales Back Emmy Invitees

The Television Academy revealed Tuesday that “following discussions with health and safety experts” for L.A. County, the organization is limiting the number of nominees who will be allowed to attend the Emmy Awards on Sept. 19 as well as the Creative Arts Emmys on Sept. 11 and 12.

TV Academy To Require Proof Of Vaccination At This Year’s Emmys

As cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant continue to rise across the country, including in Los Angeles County, the Television Academy has added a vaccination requirement to all attendees of this year’s Emmy ceremonies. The organization joins most Hollywood events, including premieres, now requiring proof of vaccination before entry.

Emmys Governors Balls Canceled For Second Year

The Television Academy has once again canceled the post-Emmys Governors Balls, and has also announced that the Creative Arts Emmys will return to the weekend before the Primetime Emmys telecast, and take place on Saturday, Sept. 11, and Sunday, Sept. 12. Just like the plans for this year’s Primetime Emmys ceremony, the live audience for the Creative Arts Emmys will be limited to nominees and their guests, and be held at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles’ LA Live complex.

Cedric The Entertainer To Host 2021 Emmys

CBS looked inside its own neighborhood to find this year’s Emmy host: Cedric the Entertainer will take the stage when the 73rd Primetime Emmys airs on Sept. 19. Cedric the Entertainer stars in the Eye network comedy The Neighborhood, which airs Mondays (and likely returns the night after the Emmys, kicking off the entire fall 2021 TV season for CBS).

Television Academy Opens Door for ‘Performer’ Emmy, And Solves The Documentary Double-Dipping Conundrum For Good

Emmys: Where Does Film End And TV Begin?

The yearlong pandemic blurred the already thin line between the media, with movies that were meant for theaters landing on streaming, and Marvel hopping onto the small screen.

COMMENTARY BY MICHAEL SCHNEIDER

It’s Time For The Emmys To Give Long-Running Broadcast TV Shows Like ‘NCIS’ And ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Their Own Category

Broadcast shows like NCIS (which just finished its 18th season), ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (17 seasons) and NBC’s Law & Order: SVU (21 seasons) continue to have massive staying power and tremendous fan bases. And because they boast such large episodic libraries, they’re all among the most-watched acquired shows on streaming. In the world of the Emmy Awards, however, these shows seem to no longer exist.

Emmy Awards Set Date On CBS, Paramount+

CBS has set a date for the 73rd annual Emmy Awards, which will also be streamed on Paramount+. The Awards will take place on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. Host and venue will be announced later.

TV Academy To Keep Talk And Sketch Emmy Categories Separate

The great Emmy debate over a merged variety series category has been solved, at least for now: The Television Academy has decided this year to maintain separate categories for variety talk series and variety sketch series after all. The decision to keep the two categories, reversing course from a previous plan to merge them back together, came after intense lobbying from the late night shows, their producers and their PR representatives.