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Emmy Predictions: Amid newcomers, will 'Thrones' slay again?

Sep. 17, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

In the Way Too Much TV Era, it truly is an honor just to be nominated. Imagine that you're working on a television series, one of the many actors, writers and others who give daily thanks for the rise of cable and streaming that has led to gazillions — at least — of shows and growing employment...

Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy night comes down to the dress

Sep. 16, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Hecht, the "Special" actress, inherited at least a couple of things from her mother: "I'm lucky to be sample size. My mother gave me many gifts and this was a very specific one." That, she laughed, and "a lot of neurosis." Being a size 2 came in handy as Hecht was deciding on just...

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

Sep. 16, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer. Bradley Whitford and Cherry Jones received trophies for their "The Handmaid's Tale" roles at Sunday's creative arts Emmy ceremony. Jane Lynch and Luke Kirby won on the...

'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

Sep. 15, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rachel Bloom has won an Emmy for writing music and lyrics, and soon she'll be singing lullabies. The "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" creator and star announced backstage at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night that she and husband Dan Gregor are expecting a baby. Bloom won the Emmy, her...

'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto's sought-after audience award

Sep. 15, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances. Because so many of the top fall movies play in Toronto,...

Marvel's Kevin Feige honored at 45th Saturn Awards

Sep. 14, 2019 3:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Feige was honored at the 45th annual Saturn Awards but the Marvel Studios president gave higher praise to someone other than himself. Feige said in a video message Friday night that he was "humbled" after accepting the inaugural Stan Lee Builder award, named after the late Marvel...

Q&A: Leguizamo on 'Latin History,' Emmy nom and Donald Trump

Sep. 13, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Leguizamo is returning to the Primetime Emmy Awards as a four-time nominee, but he'll have to skip class to attend the ceremony. The actor, nominated for his performance in the docudrama "When They See Us," is in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre for a six-week run of his one-man...

Auction of collection of TCM's Robert Osborne includes Oscar

Sep. 13, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Wash. (AP) — A 1936 Academy Award is among the items going up for auction next month from the collection of the late Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne. Grant Zahajko Auctions of Davenport, Washington, announced Friday that Osborne's vast movie memorabilia collection will be auctioned on...

Marvel's Kevin Feige to be honored at 45th Saturn Awards

Sep. 13, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will be honored at the 45th annual Saturn Awards that will be streamed live for the first time. Feige is set to receive the inaugural Stan Lee Builder award named after the late Marvel Comics mastermind. The awards show on Friday night will be...

Americana awards honor John Prine, Brandi Carlile, others

Sep. 12, 2019 8:00 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Prine's winning streak has continued at the Americana Music Association's annual awards ceremony in Nashville, though his two-year reign as Americana artist of the year has ended. The 72-year-old folk singer-songwriter took home two major honors on Wednesday at Nashville's...