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Emmys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win
Emmys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win
Months of shoulda, coulda, woulda wind up here as final Emmy verdicts are in from THR’s awards analyst Scott Feinberg, who assesses what will win, and chief TV critic Tim Goodman, who shares what should win (hint: 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' are gonna clean up).
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Hugh Grant ('Florence Foster Jenkins')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Hugh Grant ('Florence Foster Jenkins')
The king of the rom-com, who is now 55, discusses why he stopped making movies for several years ("terrible and embarrassing" stage-fright attacks) until he was coaxed out of retirement to star in a dramedy opposite Meryl Streep ("If you play tennis with Rafa Nadal, you play better tennis").
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Eddie Murphy ('Mr. Church')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Eddie Murphy ('Mr. Church')
The enigmatic legend opens up in his first podcast interview about his hits and misses ("Any movie that I was in that they paid me a lot of money for was a f—ing smash"), the world today ("I haven't read a newspaper in 20 years ... I don't have email") and why he's returning to the big screen after a five-year absence — in a drama ("There was no pressure at all because there was no expectation").
Emmys: 'American Idol' Tapped for 2016 Governors Award
Emmys: 'American Idol' Tapped for 2016 Governors Award
"You could meaningfully divide the history of television into 'before American Idol' and 'after American Idol,'" said Michael Levine, chair of the selection committee.
Emmys: Is There Too Much Variety in the Variety Talk Category?
Emmys: Is There Too Much Variety in the Variety Talk Category?
Jerry Seinfeld's nomination alongside more traditional talk shows from Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon puts in sharp focus the disparities among the contenders. THR's awards analyst investigates whether the apples-and-oranges field is ripe for a category split.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — RuPaul ('RuPaul's Drag Race')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — RuPaul ('RuPaul's Drag Race')
The 55-year-old icon, Emmy-nominated for the first time, recalls his discovery of drag ("Bugs Bunny was my first introduction"), clarifies misconceptions ("It was never about being a woman at all, it was always about f-you to society") and reveals why he today resists getting glammed up and won't for the Emmys ("You won't see me in my drag if I'm not getting paid").
Feinberg Forecast: A Breakdown of the Comedy Series Nominees
Feinberg Forecast: A Breakdown of the Comedy Series Nominees
From 'Black-ish' to 'Veep,' THR's awards guru analyzes the upside and downside of each contender's chances of winning the gold.
'Hunting Ground' Producer on Nate Parker and the Past: The Cost of Giving Up the Ghost (Guest Column)
'Hunting Ground' Producer on Nate Parker and the Past: The Cost of Giving Up the Ghost (Guest Column)
Amy Ziering, an Oscar nominee for 2012's 'The Invisible War' and an Emmy nominee for the 2015 documentary about campus rape, responds to the firestorm over the 'Birth of a Nation' director.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Taraji P. Henson ('Empire')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Taraji P. Henson ('Empire')
The Oscar and Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner discusses her uphill climb to stardom (she's been a single mother since college), the first project she discussed with Lee Daniels ("I wanted to play Precious!"), why she refused to play Cookie unless her 'Hustle & Flow' co-star played Lucious and more.
Feinberg Forecast: A Breakdown of the Drama Series Nominees
Feinberg Forecast: A Breakdown of the Drama Series Nominees
From 'The Americans' to 'Mr. Robot,' THR's awards guru analyzes the upside and downside of each contender's chances of winning the gold.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — David Schwimmer ('The People v. O.J. Simpson')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — David Schwimmer ('The People v. O.J. Simpson')
The beloved 'Friends' alum, who will turn 50 this year, talks about the dark side of celebrity, turning down Will Smith's part in 'Men in Black' and why he decided to return to TV to play Kim Kardashian's dad.
Emmys: How This Year's Race Is a Nod to the '90s
Emmys: How This Year's Race Is a Nod to the '90s
The scenes on your flat-screen — or computer monitor — look eerily familiar to anyone who remembers the O.J. Simpson trial, Must See TV, Scully and Mulder or Anita Hill. That's because on television these days, including among the Emmy nominees, everything old (about two decades old, to be specific) is new again.