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Emmys: Hollywood Reporter Critic Picks TV Performances Voters Should Not Forget

NICCO ANNAN P-Valley, Starz Maybe you recognized Nicco Annan from brief runs on Claws or Shameless, but chances are better that the actor first came to your attention in Starz’s P-Valley…

Script to Scene: ‘It’s a Sin’ Showrunner Examines Pivotal Scene From First Episode

“I almost thought this was a risky scene because it feels a bit like a thriller,” says creator Russell T. Davies. Despite It’s a Sin being a drama set against the AIDS epidemic, the way the…

‘In & of Itself’: Derek DelGaudio Explains Why He Created a Filmed Version of His Conceptual Magic Show

Beginning in 2017, the stage version of Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself ran for 72 weeks at the Daryl Roth Theatre in New York. But for the many who didn’t get to catch the conceptual magic…

Hollywood Flashback: ‘Bring the Pain’ Made Chris Rock a Superstar in 1997

Chris Rock’s first Emmy — or make that Emmys, as he won two for this particular project — came in 1997, when he won outstanding variety, music or comedy special and outstanding writing for a…

Emmys: 20 Supporting TV Actors on Their Characters, Pandemic Splurges and What They Miss From Set Life

NAOMI ACKIE (Master of None, Netflix) Best note from my showrunner/director Aziz [Ansari] once told me “making a show is like jazz.” I’ll never forget that. There was a flexibility…

Emmys: Where Does Film End and TV Begin?

As we begin to emerge from the pandemic, the line distinguishing film and TV is blurrier than ever. Things have been moving in this direction for years. Movie stars like Glenn Close and Kevin

Script to Scene: ‘Good Lord Bird’ Boss Breaks Down Moment That Sparked John Brown’s Abolitionist Crusade

In Showtime’s limited series The Good Lord Bird, co-creator and executive producer Ethan Hawke stars as the infamous abolitionist John Brown. The series — based on the National Book…

Hollywood Flashback: Bob Mackie Won His First Emmy for 1966’s ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

The first Emmy ever awarded for costume design went to Bob Mackie and his late partner (creatively and, later, romantically), Ray Aghayan, for their fanciful designs on NBC’s 1966 TV movie Alice Throu…

Emmys: TV Academy Retains Consulting Firm to Help Diversification Efforts

This announcement comes less than two weeks after the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization behind the annual Golden Globe Awards, was exposed by the Los Angeles Times as having zero…

Engineering Emmys Recognize Remote Working Technology Amid COVID-19 Era

For this year's Engineering Emmys, honorees include companies that developed tools used for remote working during the pandemic.

Baking and Protests: How Hollywood Stylists Have Stayed Sane During Stay-at-Home Orders

The industry's top image architects discuss how they've pivoted from frenzied schedules to time with family, personal projects and activism: "I put on my sneakers and…

ABC’s Emmy Boss Talks Hazmat Suits, Garbage Fires and Potential Oscar Lessons

Rob Mills, ABC's executive behind the 2020 "virtual" Emmy telecast, talks Hazmat suits, garbage fires and potentially lessons for the Oscars.