Latest Emmy Awards News

John Aniston, star of 'Days of Our Lives,' dead at 89

Nov. 14, 2022 11:32 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor's daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Veteran's Day....

Leslie Jordan, versatile Emmy-winning actor, dies at 67

Oct. 24, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jordan, the actor whose wry Southern drawl and versatility made him a comedy and drama standout on TV series including “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story,” has died. The Emmy-winner, whose videos turned him into a social media star during the pandemic,...

Ralph Macchio writes of embracing his 'Karate Kid' persona

Oct. 18, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

There was a time in Ralph Macchio’s life where he couldn’t imagine playing “ Karate Kid ” protagonist Daniel LaRusso ever again. After three films, Macchio didn’t think there was more to add to the story, and he wanted to flex his acting chops with other roles. “People...

‘Abbott Elementary’ creator visits Kimmel, collects apology

Sep. 15, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Abbott Elementary” creator-star Quinta Brunson took revenge on Jimmy Kimmel's Emmy prank with one of her own, then collected an apology from the late-night host whose bit was criticized as rude and worse. Kimmel, who had distracted attention from Brunson's...

South Korean celebration of 'Squid Game' Emmy wins subdued

Sep. 13, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans shared congratulations on social media Tuesday for the multiple wins by “Squid Game” at the Emmy Awards, but the overall reaction was subdued as the country grows accustomed to its increasingly prominent role in global entertainment. From...

Emmys reach record-low audience of 5.9 million people

Sep. 13, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Awards hit a new low in viewership on Monday night, with its estimated audience of 5.9 million people even smaller than the COVID-19-disrupted ceremony two years ago. The Nielsen company said the ceremony honoring television's best work, where “Ted...

List of Emmy winners include Michael Keaton, Lizzo and 'SNL'

Sep. 13, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — List of winners on the Monday night telecast of the 2022 prime-time Emmy Awards. For the complete list of this year's winners, visit Emmys.com: Comedy Series: “Ted Lasso” Drama Series: “Succession” Actor, Comedy Series: Jason...

'Succession,' 'Ted Lasso' top Emmys; 1st time winners shine

Sep. 13, 2022 06:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Succession” and “Ted Lasso” topped the Emmy Awards on Monday, in a ceremony that touted the influence of TV and extended honors to global sensation “Squid Game” and winners who delivered messages of empowerment. The evening's uplifting tone, as...

Emmy Moments: A winner's joy — in song — lifts Emmy night

Sep. 13, 2022 04:49 AM EDT

As a kindergarten teacher on “Abbott Elementary,” she can get an unruly class to sit up and listen. And that’s exactly what Sheryl Lee Ralph did at the Emmys — capturing the attention of a packed theater and a global TV audience with a stirring acceptance speech for the ages. ...

Emmys Latest | Winners dance and dine at Governors Gala

Sep. 13, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Newly minted Emmy winners made their first party stop at the Governors Gala. For the first time, the official Emmy Awards after party was held outdoors, outside the Los...