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Cannes Analysis: Jury Prize Winners and Losers to Watch for Come Oscar Season

Nobody can see everything that screens in competition at the Cannes Film Festival — there were 21 titles in the mix this year — and I certainly didn’t. So, without passing judgment on all of the titles that were recognized with prizes on Saturday, I must say that I am struck by the fact that all […]

Tom Stoppard on Delving Into His Family History for ‘Leopoldstadt’ and What’s Next: “I Feel That I’m Getting Into Something New”

In the final scene of Tom Stoppard’s latest play, Leopoldstadt, which follows generations of a Jewish family living in Vienna from the late 1800s through World War II and its aftermath, a stand-in for the playwright himself makes an appearance.  The character, named Leo, fled Vienna during the war as a child, and now, in […]

Television Academy Honors Canceled Amid Writers Strike

The 2023 Television Academy Honors have been canceled due to the ongoing writers strike. “After discussions with the WGA and out of deference to those impacted by the ongoing labor dispute, the Television Academy is canceling the Television Academy Honors reception which was scheduled for the evening of May 31. We appreciate everyone’s understanding,” an […]

Will Early Birds Get the Emmys?

Abbott Elementary After winning Emmys last year for its debut season — including best writing for a comedy series (creator Quinta Brunson, pictured) and best supporting actress (Sheryl Lee Ralph) — the ABC sitcom won Critics Choice Awards for best comedy and supporting actress (Ralph), Golden Globes for best actress (Brunson) and supporting actor (Tyler […]

The Blurred Lines Between Comedy and Drama Pose Emmy Classification Confusion

Comedy is tragedy plus time, as the saying goes — and in TV comedies, timing is everything. Historically, the TV Academy has considered a comedy to be a half-hour of television. But this season, several shows are blurring the lines between comedy and drama in both tone and episode length — which may impact their […]

Critics Choice Association Sets 2024 Awards Date

The 29th annual Critics Choice Awards will take place on Jan. 14, 2024 at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, the Critics Choice Association announced on Thursday. The show will air live on The CW and honors the best in cinema, TV and streaming achievement. Last year, Everything Everywhere All at Once dominated […]

Producers Guild Awards 2024 Date Announced

The 2024 Producers Guild Awards will take place on Feb 25, 2024 at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, Producers Guild of America Presidents Stephanie Allain and Donald DeLine announced on Wednesday. Last year’s event honored Tom Cruise with the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, Mindy Kaling with the Norman […]

Peyton Manning, Luke Bryan to Return as Hosts of 2023 CMA Awards

Peyton Manning is returning to host the 2023 Country Music Association Awards with Luke Bryan. The 57th annual show will air live Nov. 8 on ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Nominees and performers will be announced at a later date. Manning and Bryan hosted last year’s show, where Luke Combs was named entertainer […]

Daytime Emmys, Creative Arts Ceremony Postponed Amid Writers Strike

The 50th Daytime Emmys and the Creative Arts and Lifestyle ceremony have been postponed amid the ongoing labor strife between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. “The 50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards planned for Friday, June 16, on CBS is postponed due to the WGA strike. In […]

Tonys to Move Forward With Unscripted, Televised Broadcast Amid Writers Strike

The Tony Awards will move forward with an unscripted, televised broadcast on CBS, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Ariana DeBose is still expected to helm the ceremony in some capacity and productions are expected to perform musical numbers during the ceremony, according to sources. The Tony Awards Management Committee asked the WGA for a waiver […]

Screen Actors Guild Awards Set 2024 Date

The Screen Actors Guild announced today that the 30th Annual SAG Awards will take place Feb. 24, 2024, in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be held at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall and, for the first time ever, livestream on Netflix. The streamer entered a multi-year partnership with the guild in January, and a […]

Cannes 2023: A Look at the Potential Oscar Contenders Playing at the Fest

For most of the 75-year history of the Cannes Film Festival preceding this year’s edition, which kicks off Tuesday, relatively few films that premiered at Cannes went on to Academy Award recognition outside of the Oscar category that we now call best international feature. Indeed, only twice has the winner of Cannes’ top prize, the […]