The Race
Academy Board of Governors: Billy Ray Wins Run-Off for Final Seat
Academy Board of Governors: Billy Ray Wins Run-Off for Final Seat
The Oscar-nominated 'Captain Phillips' screenwriter edged out Larry Karaszewski to claim the final vacancy on the 51-member panel.
Emmy Nominations: TV Academy Is Getting Its Act Together (Analysis)
Emmy Nominations: TV Academy Is Getting Its Act Together (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst breaks down Thursday morning's announcement and lauds Emmy voters for plugging in their Rokus, watching new shows and remembering "the little guy."
'Empire' Guest Star Courtney Love on Mistakes and Second Chances
'Empire' Guest Star Courtney Love on Mistakes and Second Chances
The 51-year-old, having grown disillusioned with music (“I'm over it”) and fallen in love again with acting (“a different kind of rock and roll”), says of her generation, “We were just so young and so dumb and so full of ourselves.”
Feinberg Forecast: Final Picks for Emmy Noms in All Major Categories
Feinberg Forecast: Final Picks for Emmy Noms in All Major Categories
FEINBERG FORECAST: Scott's Final Picks for Emmy Noms in All Major Categories
Academy Forced Out of Longtime Theater Venue in New York
Academy Forced Out of Longtime Theater Venue in New York
Lighthouse International, which leased the Academy its theater on 59th Street since 2002, has sold the property, meaning hundreds of Gotham-based Oscar voters must now catch films elsewhere.
Message to the Academy: Don't Compromise Standards, Say Two Women Members (Podcast)
Message to the Academy: Don't Compromise Standards, Say Two Women Members (Podcast)
Marcia Nasatir, who was the first female VP of production at a Hollywood studio, and Bonnie Arnold, who is the co-president of feature animation at DreamWorks Animation, shared their views during the fifth installment of 'The Geezer and The Kid.'
Feinberg Forecast: Emmy Projections Updated, Limited Series Acting Races Evaluated
Feinberg Forecast: Emmy Projections Updated, Limited Series Acting Races Evaluated
THR's awards analyst projects big showings for thesps from HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' and 'Bessie,' as well as FX's 'American Horror Story: Freak Show,' PBS's 'Wolf Hall,' ABC's 'American Crime' and Sundance TV's 'An Honorable Woman.'
'Escobar' Star Benicio Del Toro on the Method, Playing Bad Guys and Considering TV and Broadway
'Escobar' Star Benicio Del Toro on the Method, Playing Bad Guys and Considering TV and Broadway
The 48-year-old Oscar winner, who plays the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in the new film, tells THR, "Even when you're playing a horrible person, you have to be having fun playing that horrible person. It makes no sense, it's kind of crazy and schizophrenic, but it's like — it's acting."
Feinberg Forecast: Scott Updates Last Week's Categories, Also Assesses the New Variety Races
Feinberg Forecast: Scott Updates Last Week's Categories, Also Assesses the New Variety Races
In the wake of the variety series category splitting into two, with 'SNL' now vying in a different category (variety sketch) than its five fellow nominees from last year (variety talk), THR's awards analyst projects which talk show is poised to land a nom for the first time — or, perhaps, the first time in years.
'Selma's Ava DuVernay Among Diverse Academy Board Candidates: Full List Revealed (Exclusive)
'Selma's Ava DuVernay Among Diverse Academy Board Candidates: Full List Revealed (Exclusive)
Twenty-seven women (including Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy and Fox's Stacey Snider) and seven minorities are among this year's 67 candidates to head the Oscars organization, which has long faced criticism for being dominated by older white men.
Emmys: Does the New Voting Process Mean 'Louie' Will Finally Beat 'Modern Family'?
Emmys: Does the New Voting Process Mean 'Louie' Will Finally Beat 'Modern Family'?
Fatigue over repeat winners spurred the TV Academy to open up its post-noms voting to an unprecedented number of its members. But will the overhaul actually signal a goodbye to perennialshello to perennial bridesmaids and newbies?
Why the Academy's Music Branch Tightened Up Its Live Performances Rule
Why the Academy's Music Branch Tightened Up Its Live Performances Rule
A more specific choice of words, adopted by the Academy's Board of Governors on Tuesday night, will affect the ways in which companies campaign for best original song Oscar contenders.