Supporting Actor: THE CONTENDERS: Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live) Tony Hale (Veep) Timothy Simons (Veep) Matt Walsh (Veep) Louie Anderson (Baskets) Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) LaKeith Stanfield (Atlanta) Ty Burrell (Modern Family) Jesse Tyler Ferguson … Continue reading Emmy Predictions: Comedy Supporting Actor/Actress
Guest Actor: THE CONTENDERS: Lin Manuel Miranda (SNL) Aziz Ansari (SNL) Dave Chappelle (SNL) Tom Hanks (SNL) Daveed Diggs (Black-ish) Matthew Rhys (Girls) Riz Ahmed (Girls) Peter Scolari (Girls) Hugh Laurie (Veep) Peter MacNicol (Veep) SHOULDA BEEN CONTENDERS: Jon Hamm … Continue reading Emmy Predictions: Guest Actor/Actress In A Comedy Series
Variety Sketch Series: THE CONTENDERS: Saturday Night Live Portlandia Documentary Now Drunk History Billy On The Street Maya and Marty Tracey Ullman’s Show Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Comedy Bang Bang The President Show I believe there’s five nominees in this … Continue reading Emmy Predictions: Variety Sketch/Variety Talk
Again, I previously lamented how unlikely new blood will be in these categories. It’s a sad, but true fact of how boring and predictable the Emmy’s have become. This category is a bit different from supporting actress, as a few … Continue reading Emmy Watch: Supporting Actor in a Comedy
I have absolutely hated the Emmy nominee list the past couple years. It seems as though they just watch the same shows, and nominate the same people over and over. It takes a lot to break through into a category, … Continue reading Emmy Watch: Best Supporting Actress
2015 was an excellent year for Comedy, but not on Network TV. Rather, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon expanded their rosters and shook things up. Sure, the networks still make comedies, but it’s hit and miss. I’ve been trying to compile … Continue reading 2015 In Review: Comedy TV Series
In the Reality Competition Series, the most obvious contender is The Amazing Race which has won this category so many times, betting on it won’t even net you a profit. With reality TV dwindling, its competition has all seen better … Continue reading For Your Consideration: Reality Competition Series/Reality Host/Variety
Oh, definitely Jon Hamm for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. And how could the Emmy voters pass on Mel Brooks for The Comedians? There’s always some SNL hosts in the mix, and Louie CK and Bill Hader could be in the mix. … Continue reading For Your Consideration: Comedy Guest Actor/Actress
As I start my annual Emmy wishlist, I remember that the Emmy voters quite frequently get it wrong and turn their noses up at shows that the public is embracing. In other words, get ready for more Downton Abbey nominations, … Continue reading For Your Consideration: Emmy Best Supporting Actor/Actress In A Comedy
John Mihiser and Noel Wells have both been let go from Saturday Night Live. They join Brooks Wheelan as part of SNL’s major overhaul for next season. Michael Patrick O’Brien might be out as a featured player, and returning instead … Continue reading Wells and Milhiser Out At SNL, Is O’Brien Next?
Brooks Wheelan became the first termination casualty of the upcoming season, and took to twitter for an epic “in good fun” tweet about the ordeal: Had a blast and loved every second of it. I'm totally honored to be able … Continue reading Brooks Wheelan Let Go From ‘SNL’
Always a much harder category to predict, the guest categories should include some interesting results. Bob Newhart for The Big Bang Theory is a sure thing. James Earl Jones might also follow him for The Big Bang Theory. Carl Reiner … Continue reading EMMY WATCH: Best Guest Actor/Actress In A Comedy
Nasim Pedrad is a series regular on the new FOX sitcom Mulaney, and she’s been saying she thinks that her time on Mulaney will keep her too busy to return to SNL in the fall. While this isn’t an official … Continue reading Nasim Pedrad leaving ‘SNL’?
PROGRAM OF THE YEAR: Breaking Bad Game Of Thrones The Good Wife Orange Is The New Black True Detective OUTSTANDING COMEDY: The Big Bang Theory Brooklyn Nine Nine Louie The Mindy Project Veep INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY: Louie CK (Louie) … Continue reading Television Critics Award Nominees!
Join me here for a live blog of the Emmy award winners. Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series (Presented by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler) WINNER: Merritt Weaver (Nurse Jackie) Best Speech Ever. LOL. Outstanding Writing In A Comedy Series … Continue reading Emmy Awards Live Blog!