Sunday, September 22, 2019

Emmys: Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Surprise Lead Comedy Actress Win For ‘Fleabag’ Ends Julia-Louis Dreyfus’ ‘Veep’ Streak

Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge scooped the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy tonight, ending Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Veep streak in the same category at six. The win was Waller-Bridge’s second of the evening, coming a few minutes after she accepted a trophy for writing Fleabag. Stunned on stage, she howled, “Nooo. Oh, my God, nooo,” […]

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RuPaul Gets Political As ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Sashays Into Second Straight Reality Emmy Win

RuPaul’s Drag Race has sashayed into its second straight win in the Outstanding Competition Program category and host RuPaul Charles got political as he accepted the award. The VH1 reality competition series beat The Amazing Race, The Voice, Top Chef, American Ninja Warrior and Nailed It! It had already made history VH1, picking up the […]

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Laverne Cox Raises Awareness About LGBTQ Supreme Court Case With Rainbow-Colored Purse

“Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox strutted down the purple carpet at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards flaunting a small, rainbow-colored purse with the words “Oct. 8, Title VII Supreme Court” across the front. “Oct. 8 there’s an incredibly important case going to the Supreme Court involving Title VII,” she told Variety as […]

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Disney Starts Taking U.S. Pre-Orders For Disney+ Ahead Of November Debut

Disney crashed the Emmys on Sunday, announcing the start to pre-orders for Disney+ and running an ad for the streaming service in the first position of the awards telecast’s first commercial break. The company said U.S. consumers can start signing up now, nearly two months before the November 12 launch of the streaming service. Pricing […]

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Emmys Surprise: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Wins Lead Actress in a Comedy

Phoebe Waller-Bridge won the 2019 lead comedy actress Emmy for her titular role on Amazon Prime Video’s “Fleabag.” Waller-Bridge created the streaming series in which she also stars and was also nominated in the comedy writing category this year (the show was also up for comedy series overall). Her MI6 drama “Killing Eve” was also […]

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Emmys: Tony Shalhoub (‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’) Wins Best Supporting Actor In A Comedy

The marvelous Tony Shalhoub won the first trophy of the night at the 71st Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Abe Weissman on the Amazon-produced original series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. It was the fourth Emmy win of Shalhoub’s career, which has included high-profile roles on shows such as Wings (he played Antonio Scarpacci on the NBC […]

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Nicolaj Coster-Waldau: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cast Wondered “Why Don’t You Like It Anymore?”

Nicolaj Coster-Waldau had spoken out in defense of Game of Thrones’ contentious final season before, but speaking to Deadline on the Emmys red carpet on Sunday he said fans’ negative reactions to the show had come as a huge surprise to the cast and crew. “I think that for a lot of people on the […]

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Emmys: Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Surprise Lead Comedy Actress Win For ‘Fleabag’ Ends Julia-Louis Dreyfus’ ‘Veep’ Streak

Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge scooped the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy tonight, ending Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Veep streak...