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Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon on Why They Skipped an Emmys Afterparty: “Our COVID Boundaries Are a Lot Stricter”

Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani and writer-producer Emily V. Gordon say they skipped a 2022 Emmys afterparty because it didn’t require COVID-19 testing. The duo revealed why the testing requirement was important to them while speaking to Insider about their new “Up the Antibodies” campaign, which focuses on raising awareness and increasing education within the immunocompromised […]

Emmys: Why Do Broadcast Networks Want to Air Their Own Funeral?

Imagine you’re a senior citizen who, with a few contemporaries, hosts an annual end-of-the-summer luncheon at your retirement community. One year, a group of much younger people crashes the party and helps itself to some of your food and drinks. As a kind gesture, you invite them back the next year, only this time they […]

‘Barry’ Stars Talk the Show’s Dark Tones and Plans for Season Four: “We’re Going to Manage to Keep Things Funny”

Barry, now in its third season, is up for 14 awards at this year’s Emmys, with two in the same category. Anthony Carrigan, who plays lovable Chechen mobster NoHo Hank, and Henry Winkler, who plays Barry’s (Bill Hader) acting teacher turned biggest threat Gene Cousineau, will go head-to-head this year for supporting actor in a […]

What the ‘Yellowstone’ Snub Really Means for the Emmys

The shutout of Paramount Network’s Yellowstone was, for many, the most egregious “snub” of the July 12 Emmy nominations announcement. The Montana-set neo-Western created by Taylor Sheridan (who, in addition to writing the episodes occasionally directs and appears as a supporting character) was a massive ratings hit from the outset, particularly in the heartland, but […]

Anthony Anderson Reacts to Emmy Snubs for Final ‘Black-ish’ Season: “Can You Believe That S***?”

Anthony Anderson was experiencing mixed emotions while guest-hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on the day that the 2022 Emmy Awards nominations were announced. Anderson, who filled in for host Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday, opened his monologue by congratulating the late night show’s team on its nomination for variety talk series. However, Anderson went on to point […]

Emmys: Sydney Sweeney, Bill Hader, Julia Garner Earn Nominations for Multiple Shows

Jerrod Carmichael, Julia Garner, Bill Hader and Sydney Sweeney are among the stars who earned 2022 Emmy Awards nominations for multiple projects when the list of nominees was announced Tuesday. Marking her first-ever Emmy nominations, Sweeney was nominated for best supporting actress in a drama series for HBO’s Euphoria and best supporting actress in a […]

Half of This Year’s Emmy-Nominated Actors of Color Came From Three Shows

Squid Game’s historic 14 nominations went a long way toward buoying the diversity numbers for the 2022 Emmy acting nominees. Nearly 20 percent (five: lead actor Lee Jung-jae, supporting actors Park Hae-soo and Oh Young-soo, supporting actress Jung Ho-yeon and guest actress Lee You-mi) of this year’s nominated actors of color (26) hail from the […]

‘Black Panther 2’ DP, ‘Boba Fett’ and ‘Stranger Things’ Teams Among Creative Arts Emmy Nominees

The cinematographer of Ryan Coogler’s upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and a team of Skywalker Sound’s Star Wars franchise vets are among Tuesday’s Creative Arts Emmy nominees. Supervising sound editors Matthew Wood (a five-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner) and David Acord (a two-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner) each earned a pair of Emmy noms for […]

Chadwick Boseman, Norm Macdonald and Jessica Walter Earn Posthumous Emmy Nominations

Chadwick Boseman, Norm Macdonald and Jessica Walter each received posthumous 2022 Emmy nominations. Boseman, who passed away in 2020 after a private battle with colon cancer, earned a best character voice-over nod for his role as Star Lord T’Challa in the Marvel Studios and Disney+ series What If…? episode “What If… T’Challa Became A Star-Lord?” […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Star Bob Odenkirk Reflects on Heart Attack Ahead of Final Season Episode

Last July, Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk suffered a heart attack while filming an episode for the sixth and final season of the AMC show. After receiving another Emmy nomination on Tuesday for his starring role, the actor reflected on the near-death experience and said next week’s episode is the one in which the […]

With ‘Squid Game’ Nominations, Emmys Finally Truly Go Global

Two years ago, Netflix broke ground for the Emmys with eight nominations for Unorthodox, its German-American limited series that was told in English, Yiddish and German. Now in 2022, another of the streamer’s programs have helped the Television Academy truly go global. Squid Game is the first series solely produced outside of a Western country […]

Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’ Lands 2 Emmy Nominations Despite Public Backlash

Dave Chappelle’s standup special, The Closer, has landed two nominations for the 2022 Emmys, despite backlash from Netflix employees and viewers over the comedian’s jokes targeting trans people. The special received nods for best pre-recorded variety special, and for Stan Lathan in the variety special directing category. In the variety special category, The Closer is joined by […]