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Facts and Figures about the 72nd Emmy Awards nominations

Jul. 29, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Notable facts and figures from Tuesday’s nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards: ___ ‘WATCHMEN’ SOARS BUT ‘ROOTS’ RUNS DEEP HBO's “Watchmen” led all shows with a whopping 26 nominations, but that doesn't come close to the record for a...

FILE - Shakira, left, and Jennifer Lopez perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers in Miami Gardens, Fla. on  Feb. 2, 2020. Lopez and Shakira’s show-stopping Super Bowl halftime performance is nominated for four Emmy Awards. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods

Jul. 28, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winners including Pharrell Williams, the Beastie Boys and Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor have a chance of winning their first-ever honors at the Emmy Awards, where Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s show-stopping halftime show performance also earned multiple nominations....

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Nomination surprises: 'The Mandalorian,' Quibi get Emmy love

Jul. 28, 2020 9:41 PM EDT

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,...

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Stars react to nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards

Jul. 28, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars such as Kerry Washington, Christina Applegate and Rachel Brosnahan have expressed excitement after being nominated for the upcoming 72nd Emmy Awards. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the nominations were announced Tuesday in a virtual show hosted by Leslie Jones. Washington...

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'Watchmen' leads charge for Emmy nominations relevance

Jul. 28, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Watchmen,” cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26 nominations Tuesday for the prime-time Emmy Awards. The HBO series, which captured America’s deep unease as it faces racial and political discord amid a pandemic, was...

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Partial list of Emmy nominees in top categories

Jul. 28, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com: Comedy Series: “Curb Your Enthusiasm”; “Dead to Me”; “The Good Place”;...

HBO's dystopian series "Watchmen" leads all Emmy nominees with 26

Jul. 28, 2020 11:47 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's dystopian series "Watchmen" leads all Emmy nominees with 26.
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New this week: Beyoncé, Alanis Morissette and Emmy noms

Jul. 27, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — “Black Is King”: Written, directed and executive produced by Beyoncé, the pop star’s...

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Virus-shadowed Emmy nods could bring surprises, diversity

Jul. 24, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has been America’s constant companion amid an unyielding virus and whirlwind of racial reappraisal. But will the Emmy nominations arriving Tuesday reflect the times or retreat to the familiar? The announcement itself was forced to bow to health safeguards, going virtual...

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Singer-actors Demi Lovato, Max Ehrich are engaged

Jul. 23, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich are engaged. The couple made the announcement on Instagram on Thursday, both posting a photo of themselves kissing on the beach. Lovato also posted a picture of her ring. “I knew I loved you the moment I met you," she wrote. “It was...