The Race
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Jerry Seinfeld ('Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Jerry Seinfeld ('Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee')
The 62-year-old comedy legend asserts 'Seinfeld' was never "a show about nothing" and was ripped off by 'Friends' ("our show with better-looking people"); Donald Trump would be welcome on his web series ("He is buffoonish enough"); he'd like to act in the next 'Star Wars' film (playing a character named "Areyouserious"); and much more.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Tracy Morgan ('Saturday Night Live')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Tracy Morgan ('Saturday Night Live')
"Most people that suffer the injuries that I suffered aren't hosting no f—ing TV show," the beloved TV comedian, a guest actor in a comedy series Emmy nominee for his October 2015 hosting of 'Saturday Night Live,' says in reference to the car wreck that nearly claimed his life in June 2014. "They're in vegetative states."
Oscars: Who Will Academy Tap for Governors Awards? (Analysis)
Oscars: Who Will Academy Tap for Governors Awards? (Analysis)
Ahead of Tuesday's big vote, THR's awards analyst reports that a record number of names have been submitted for consideration; letter-writing campaigns have been mounted on behalf of Robert Evans, Lina Wertmuller and Jonas Mekas; and Doris Day has asked not to be honored.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Matt Walsh ('Veep')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Matt Walsh ('Veep')
The co-founder of Upright Citizens Brigade and Emmy nominee for his portrayal of Selina Meyer's bumbling press secretary explains why he abandoned a career in psychology for comedy, why he's drawn to improv and what it's like working opposite perhaps the funniest TV actress alive today.
Oscar Voters Ponder Nate Parker and 'Birth of a Nation': "I Would Not Go to the Movie"
Oscar Voters Ponder Nate Parker and 'Birth of a Nation': "I Would Not Go to the Movie"
The writer-director-star's resurfaced rape trial details spark industry uproar as the film's rivals pounce: "Personally, I find it really hard to separate the man from the film," says one Academy voter.
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").
Feinberg Forecast: Breaking Down the Emmys' Best Actor Races
Feinberg Forecast: Breaking Down the Emmys' Best Actor Races
Two first-season phenoms — Netflix's 'Master of None' comedy mastermind Aziz Ansari and Rami Malek of USA drama 'Mr. Robot' — are generating buzz, but the seasoned pros surrounding them can't be dismissed.
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.