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Emmys Snubs: Top Nominees ‘Barry,’ ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Fail to Win High-Profile Awards as ‘Better Call Saul’ Shut Out

Going into Monday night’s 2022 Emmys, a number of experts predicted that HBO’s Barry would walk away with some of the night’s top prizes, including lead actor (Bill Hader) and supporting actor (Henry Winkler) in a comedy series. Instead, the HBO series, which returned to Emmy contention this year after an extended gap between seasons […]

Creative Arts Emmys: Laurie Metcalf and Nathan Lane Win for Guest Acting in a Comedy Series

Laurie Metcalf has won the 2022 Emmy for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for her role in HBO Max’s Hacks, while Nathan Lane has won for outstanding guest actor in a comedy series for Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building. Metcalf played Weed, the tour manager for Jean Smart’s stand-up comic Deborah Vance, […]

‘Only Murders in the Building’ Boss Unpacks the Big Reveal in the Season Two Finale

[The following story contains spoilers from the season two finale of Only Murders in the Building.] Only Murders in the Building showrunner John Hoffman doesn’t have a five-season plan. In fact, he envies writers who know exactly how long they want their series to run and where they want their characters to end up. For […]

Steve Martin on His Late Career Surge and Contemplating Retirement: “This Is, Weirdly, It”

Steve Martin keeps telling himself to stop fiddling with the same material, but he can’t help it. This lifelong impulse made a recent appearance a few stops into his latest tour with Martin Short, You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today! One joke was earning two perfectly adequate laughs from the crowd, but he […]

‘Only Murders in the Building’ Showrunner Explains How He and Steve Martin Found Humor in the Murder Mystery

Even after the intricate behind-the-scenes planning — from crafting an appropriately dense and twisty murder mystery to mapping out character arcs and dynamics for stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez that were complex and funny — that went into Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, showrunner John Hoffman recognized that he must remain […]

Where to Watch Emmy-Nominated Series ‘Only Murders In the Building’ Online

This story was created in paid partnership with Hulu. New York’s most famous fictional whodunnit podcasters are up for real-life awards. Hulu‘s Only Murders in the Building is nominated for 17 Emmys for its second season, including best comedy series, best actor in a comedy series (for Steve Martin and Martin Short), best guest actress […]

How Costumes in ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Only Murders in the Building’ and ‘Pam & Tommy’ Helped Land the Jokes

Black-ish (ABC) Michelle Obama is coming to dinner! Obviously, the best-dressed family on television would bring their sartorial A-game, thanks to nine-time Emmy nominee Michelle Cole — earning her fifth nom for her work on the final season of the Kenya Barris-created sitcom. While hosting the 44th first lady (playing herself), the Johnsons invited the […]

How Production Design of ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Told Stories About the Show’s Characters

Hulu’s comedic caper Only Murders in the Building follows a trio of amateur sleuths residing in the fictional Arconia, a classic New York apartment building, where they are surrounded by suspects. Each unit provides the opportunity to reveal backstories and crucial character details. Charles-Haden Savage (Steve Martin), a semi-retired actor, bought his 14th-floor unit in […]

Costume Design Hacks: Making Selena Gomez Read Taller and Alexander Skarsgard Look Smaller Onscreen

Reportedly, Sebastian Stan clocks in at 6 feet tall, comparable with 6-foot-2 Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, whom the actor plays in Pam & Tommy. Co-star Lily James hits 5-foot-7 in flats, which corresponds with Pamela Anderson. But, via extensive research, Pam & Tommy costume designer Kameron Lennox determined that Anderson’s documented height may be […]

Here’s How to Copy Mabel Mora’s Effortless Makeup in ‘Only Murders in the Building’

Rare Beauty founder Selena Gomez teamed with Hulu on a cosmetics collection inspired by her character in the Emmy-nominated series.

Steve Martin’s ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Song “Angel in Flip-Flops” Gets a Colorfully Trippy Music Video

Steve Martin and Only Murders in the Building’s (’90s) summer anthem officially has its own music video. “Angel in Flip-Flops,” performed by Martin and featured in the Emmy-nominated series, dropped across all digital streaming music platforms Friday. But now Hulu’s released a rather animated music video for the tune, which has its own cover art […]

Emmy Nominations: ‘Yellowstone’ Shut Out as Selena Gomez, Sadie Sink Miss Acting Nods

Despite breaking through with the Screen Actors Guild Awards this winter and prognosticators predicting it would land multiple nominations, Yellowstone was shut out of the 2022 Emmy Awards nominations, failing to earn a single nod, even for acclaimed stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Reilly. Other series that failed to land any Emmy nominations this year, […]