The nominations reinforced the rapid rise of streaming, with most of the top-nominated scripted shows on services that emerged in the past two years. In the top three categories — drama, comedy and limited series — broadcast networks scored only two nominations, for the NBC drama This Is Us and the ABC comedy Black-ish.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. THE FORCE IS STRONG WITH THIS ONE “The Mandalorian” — maybe thanks to Baby Yoda — snagged a surprising 15 nominations, mostly technical nods for things like production design, costumes, stunts, makeup and cinematography. But it also earned Disney+ a […]
The Emmy smackdown between Netflix and HBO has taken another dramatic turn. As the Television Academy announced the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations on Tuesday morning, Netflix came out on top swinging with a whopping 160 nominations, followed by rival HBO in second at 107 nods. HBO’s Watchmen led the programs with 26 nods.
NEW YORK (AP) — There will be no nostalgic wave goodbye at the Emmy Awards for “The Good Wife” and “American Idol.” Many critics considered CBS’ “The Good Wife” to be broadcast television’s top drama before its series finale this past spring. But the show wasn’t nominated for a best drama Emmy and, perhaps more […]
This year’s Emmy nominations highlighted the rising power and reputation of the streaming services — with Netflix and Amazon collecting a combined 70 nods. Television’s diversity was also on display, with each of the top acting categories including at least one minority nominee.
Other top nominees included a pair of ambitious miniseries, Fargo, with 18 bids, and American Horror Story: Coven, with 17. The AIDS drama The Normal Heart received 16 nominations, including best TV movie.
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday, Aug. 25, on NBC, with emcee Seth Meyers, the former Saturday Night Live player and new NBC latenight host. The ceremony, traditionally held on Sunday, was moved to avoid a conflict with NBC’s Sunday Night Football and with MTV’s Video Music Awards.
The July 10 announcement welcomes the Mindy Project star and the Voice host for this year’s NBC telecast, while the TV Academy unveils the 2014 awards key art.
The Netflix series is the first online show to receive a best drama nomination. The most Emmy nominations, 17, went to American Horror Story: Asylum. Close behind was Game of Thrones with 16 nods, while Saturday Night Live and the Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra earned 15 nominations each, including nods for stars Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.
ConnecTV is teaming up with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host a live Twitter chat during the Primetime Emmy nominations broadcast this morning. The live chat will use the hashtag #emmyschat.
The video universe that once meant simply broadcast television, then added cable and satellite, has splintered again to encompass websites including YouTube and streaming services including Netflix and Amazon. When the Emmy nominations are announced early Thursday, a fair number of pundits say clever political drama House of Cards and Arrested Development, the offbeat sitcom resurrected by Netflix after it was dumped by Fox, will be in the awards hunt.
Five out of six best drama series slots were claimed by cable shows, both premium and basic, with the sixth going to PBS. Broadcast networks, which had controlled the comedy genre last year, lost fully half of that turf to Girls, Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm, all HBO.
AMC’s Mad Men earned a leading 17 Emmy nominations this morning. The FX miniseries American Horror Story, a nightmarish saga about a haunted house, received a matching 17 awards, including an acting nod for star Connie Britton.