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The Latest: All's calm inside Emmys shortly before show

Sep. 22, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 71st annual Emmy Awards, being presented at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 4 p.m. The carpet outside may be bustling and sweltering, but it's calm and cool inside the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles with just over an hour to go until the Emmy Awards...

Emmys carpet gets under way with the kids of 'This is Us'

Sep. 22, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmys purple carpet lit up early Sunday with the child stars from "This is Us," including Eris Baker in striking gray and a stunning head piece to match. The 14-year-old who plays teen Tess Pearson walked in Tadashi Shoji, while her screen little sister Annie, played by 10-year-old...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards

Sep. 22, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Get the snacks and a scorecard ready for the 2019 Emmy Awards. As TV academy voters honor what they consider the small-screen's best, viewers can join in by tallying up wins, snubs and records during the no-host, three-hour ceremony airing Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT on Fox. The reward for TV...

Emmy nominees getting ready for Sunday's big night

Sep. 21, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is the time of year when the cast of HBO's "Veep" would usually be shooting a new season. Now that the show is done, actor Tony Hale says they'll have to settle for getting together at the Emmy Awards. "Obviously, a win would be so much fun," Hale said at Friday night's reception...

It's no joke: women rule the Emmy comedy series category

Sep. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech. An unprecedented number of the seven nominated comedies are from female creators: defending champion "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," ''Fleabag" and...

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' takes risks on the red carpet

Sep. 20, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement. At past events, Sullivan has donned a top hat and cane, brightly colored flowered pants and suits with flashy...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make last Emmy Awards stand

Sep. 19, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead. The drama and comedy series are among the front-runners for Sunday's ceremony (8 p.m. EDT,...

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...