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‘Pose’ Co-Creator Steven Canals Shares Planned Emmy Speech: “To Be Queer is a Gift”

Had Steven Canals made it to the stage during Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, he would have been ready. The Pose co-creator, executive producer, writer and director prepared comments as a way to…

Emmys: Michael K. Williams, ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Snubbed

By the time Netflix scored its first drama series win for The Crown at the 2021 Emmys, the show about the British royal family was already ruling the drama categories presented during the…

Emmys: 10 Memorable Moments From the 2021 Show

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards honored the year’s best in television on Sunday night, returning to an in-person show after last year’s largely virtual, audience-free celebration. Hosted by Cedric…

#EmmysSoWhite: White Actors Sweep the 2021 Emmy Awards

“It comes with a lot of pressure, being Black, hosting a job like this,” 2021 Primetime Emmys host Cedric the Entertainer joked near the top of the show. “My people, they expect that I can just…

Emmys: Netflix Snags Its First Series Award as ‘The Crown’ Wins Best Drama

Netflix, which was the first streaming service to land a Primetime Emmy Award nomination back in 2013, but was beaten to series wins by competitors Hulu and Amazon Prime, has finally snagged a…

‘The Crown’ Star Josh O’Connor Wins Emmy for Best Lead Drama Actor

Josh O’Connor continued The Crown‘s big night at the Emmys, winning the award for best lead actor in a drama series. O’Connor, who plays Prince Charles on the Netflix series, beat out Sterling…

Michaela Coel and Julianne Nicholson Recognize Sexual Assault Survivors and Women in Texas, Afghanistan During Emmys

When Michaela Coel and Julianne Nicholson took to the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards stage on Sunday night, they used their acceptance speeches to platform the issues of sexual assault and women…

Emmys: ‘The Crown’s’ Olivia Colman Wins Best Drama Actress

Olivia Colman won the Emmy award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for her performance in Netflix’s The Crown. Colman earned her first career Emmy at the 73rd annual awards on…

Emmys: Debbie Allen Encourages Youth to “Claim Your Voice” During Emmy Awards Speech

Debbie Allen received the Television Academy’s 2021 Governors Award at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday. The celebrated dancer, choreographer, actress, writer, producer…

Emmys: Jean Smart Honors Late Husband Richard Gilliland During Comedy Actress Win

Jean Smart took home the Emmy Award for lead actress in a comedy series during the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards for her role on Hacks. Smart beat out other nominees Tracee Ellis Ross…

Emmys: RuPaul Makes History With Most Wins by a Black Artist

Television Academy voters delivered a special message to RuPaul on Sunday: “Shantay, you stay in the history books.” VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race won a trophy for outstanding competition program…

Emmys Give ‘The Crown’ a Coup, as ‘Ted Lasso’ and Netflix Have a Lot to Brag About

Host Cedric the Entertainer opened the 2021 Primetime Emmys with a declaration that the annual TV kudos would be a celebration of the entire medium, not just the past year’s standouts. Well…