Posts Tagged ‘emmy awards’
  • 2014 Emmy Award Nominations
    Posted July 14th, 2014 at 2:00 pm No Comments »
    The 66th Annual Emmy Awards will be broadcast August 25th on NBC at 8ET/5PT hosted by Seth Meyers. As usual HBO leads the way with 99 nominations - this is the 19th straight year the network has received the most. Game of Thrones comes away with 19 of them, while FX's Fargo nabbed 18, and Netflix's Orange is the New Black draws 12. Snubs include no recognition for The Americans, Orphan Black, and Shameless. COMEDY AWARDS Outstanding Comedy Series "The Big Bang Theory" "Louie" "Moder...
  • 2013 Emmy Award Winners
    Posted September 22nd, 2013 at 9:30 pm No Comments »
    There were a number of surprise winners at the 2013 Emmy Awards. The two shows expected to win their respective top awards (Breaking Bad and Modern Family) did but many of the other awards didn't go the way most expected. The biggest shocker was Jeff Daniels winning for Best Actor in a Drama Series over previous winners Bryan Cranston and Damian Lewis. The Colbert Report knocked The Daily Show off in the Variety category breaking the latter's streak of ten consecutive wins. The Voice stopped...
  • 2013 Emmy Nominations Announced
    Posted July 18th, 2013 at 4:30 pm No Comments »
    The nominations for the upcoming Emmy Awards were announced earlier today and to no surprise HBO leads the way with 108 of them. Another big winner is Netflix whose original series were recognized in a manner that some were unsure they would be. House of Cards comes away with nine nominations including Best Drama and Best Lead Actor and Actress, while Arrested Development and Hemlock Grove combined for five more. Shows that were snubbed include Justified, New Girl, and The Americans. The 65t...
  • 2012 Emmy Award Winners
    Posted September 24th, 2012 at 12:30 pm No Comments »
    It was a big night for Showtime as freshman series Homeland took all the major drama awards. Though the show was expected to do well, with Claire Danes a lock for Best Actress, it was a bit of a surprise that it also won Best Drama, Actor, and Writing. In the comedy categories no surprises for the most part as Modern Family cleaned up. Winners***** DRAMA SERIES “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO) “Breaking Bad” (AMC) “Downton Abbey” (PBS) “Game of Thrones” (HBO) “Homelandâ€...
  • 2012 Emmy Nominations Announced
    Posted July 19th, 2012 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    The nominees for the 2012 Emmy Awards were announced this morning with the show scheduled to take place on Sunday September 23 on ABC. Leading the way with 17 nominations are the FX show American Horror Story (which is controversially classified as a mini-series for awards purposes) and the AMC series Mad Men. That is followed right behind with 16 by the History Channel mini-series Hatfields and McCoys and the PBS series Downton Abbey. Showtime's Homeland also makes a well-deserved firs...
  • 2011 Emmy Award Winners
    Posted September 18th, 2011 at 8:00 pm No Comments »
    The 2011 Emmy Awards were notable for a number of surprises. Friday Night Lights finally got recognition as it won for writing and Kyle Chandler walked away with Best Actor in a Drama, while Peter Dinklage won for Supporting Actor representing Game of Thrones. Ultimately the favorite Mad Men took Best Drama. Comedy categories were dominated by Modern Family but Melissa McCarthy took Best Actress in a Comedy. Drama Boardwalk Empire (HBO) Dexter (Showtime) Friday Night Lights (DirecTV...
  • 2011 Emmy Nominations Announced
    Posted July 14th, 2011 at 8:30 am 1 Comment »
    The nominees for the 2011 Emmy Awards were announced this morning with the show scheduled to take place on Sunday September 18th on Fox. Leading the way with 21 nominations is HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce. That is followed with 19 for Mad Men, 18 for Boardwalk Empire, and 17 for Modern Family. Also notable is Game of Thrones pulling in 13 in its first season and Friday Night Lights finally getting the nod for Best Drama along with the two lead acting categories. A notable omission with ...
  • 2010 Emmy Awards Winners
    Posted August 29th, 2010 at 9:13 pm 2 Comments »
    The 2010 Emmy Awards turned out to be a mostly entertaining and brisk broadcast, one that actually finished on time which is a rarity in awards shows. Though it had its share of ups and downs overall host Jimmy Fallon did a pretty decent job with Ricky Gervais stealing the show (which he always seems to do). The theme this year seemed to be a move away from sticking with the traditional picks as several categories went to first timers. The big winners of the evening were the ABC comedy Mode...