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Golden Globes to honor TV pioneer Ellen DeGeneres

Nov. 4, 2019 8:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe Awards will give its new TV special achievement trophy to someone who has been a pioneering sitcom star, a TV talk-show host and a game-show MC — Ellen DeGeneres. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Monday that the Carol Burnett Award — the...

Aaron Paul: 'El Camino' answers 'What happened to Jesse?'

Oct. 10, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Paul's character in the popular series "Breaking Bad" was supposed to get killed off at the end of the first season. But producers had a change of heart after witnessing the strong chemistry between his Jesse Pinkman character and Bryan Cranston's Walter White in a pilot. The...

Emmys apologizes for wrong photo during memoriam segment

Sep. 23, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The TV Academy is apologizing for using a photo of a living composer instead of the image of the late Andre Previn during an Emmy's memoriam segment. The segment on Sunday used a photo of 75-year-old conductor Leonard Slatkin. The academy, FOX and Emmy producers say in a statement issued...

AP PHOTOS: How the stars shined on Emmy Awards carpet

Sep. 23, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There was no shortage of color on the carpet at Sunday's Emmy Awards, with television's biggest stars donning everything from eye-popping pinks to gold tones that matched the hardware hand out onstage. Taraji P. Henson, Zoe Kazan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Mandy Moore and Marisa Tomei all...

Emmy Awards viewership plunges to 6.9 million people

Sep. 23, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Awards plunged to a record-low viewership of 6.9 million, illustrating a collective shrug by the public for an annual program that celebrates the best of television and is designed to build excitement for a new season. The Nielsen company said the audience for Fox's host-less show...

Dual-tone gowns of pink and red ruled the Emmys carpet

Sep. 23, 2019 8:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Did someone send a memo? Taraji P. Henson, Zoe Kazan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Mandy Moore and Marisa Tomei all showed up to the Emmys in two-tone looks of pink and red that stood out on the awards' purple carpet. The dual tones were the strongest trend among the women on Sunday night, where...

Inspiring speeches on diversity, equal pay rule Emmy night

Sep. 23, 2019 3:52 AM EDT

Emmy night is always a chaotic mix of the humorous, the emotional and the inspirational, mixed with some major sequins and glitter. And on this Emmy night, all those elements came together in one glorious moment: Billy Porter's win as best actor in a drama for "Pose," the first openly gay actor to win the award....

Pink and red combos, Hollywood gold on the Emmys carpet

Sep. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned in classic Hollywood gold, Zendaya donned an emerald silk gown with a provocative corset top and Kerry Washington went for sparkly black tuxedo pants on the Emmy Awards' purple carpet, where pink-and-red combination looks and glittery chokers were plentiful. "The...

'Thrones,' 'Fleabag' top Emmys, Billy Porter makes history

Sep. 23, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" resurrected the Iron Throne at Sunday's Emmy ceremony, ruling as top drama on a night of surprises in which "Pose" star Billy Porter made history and the comedy series "Fleabag" led a British invasion that overturned expectations. "This all started in the demented mind...

Billy Porter makes Emmys history and the category is 'love'

Sep. 23, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — And the category, a jubilant Billy Porter said as he made Emmys history, "is love, y'all, love." Porter, known for making fashion statements on red carpets, became the first openly gay man to win an Emmy for best actor in a drama series for his role of Pray Tell on FX's "Pose." "I am so...