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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...

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...

Beyoncé's music director on Emmy nod : 'It feels good'

Aug. 27, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In true Beyoncé fashion, when her music director learned he earned his first-ever Emmy nomination for his work on the pioneering project, "HOMECOMING: A Film by Beyoncé," he was too busy to celebrate — because he was focused on producing the superstar's next album. Derek...

'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' promotion jams up Los Angeles

Aug. 16, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices. Amazon partnered with nearly 30 businesses to roll back prices Thursday in honor of the show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," set in the...

Fox chief says Emmy Awards won't have a host this year

Aug. 7, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars did it, and now the Emmys will too. There will be no host at the ceremony honoring TV's best next month. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said Wednesday that going hostless allows more time to salute departing shows, including "Game of Thrones." The HBO fantasy...

50 Cent: 'Power' being overlooked by Emmys is racial

Jul. 27, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks "Power" being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. "I like to say it's racial. That's the easy way to get out of things," said the rapper and executive producer of...