Julia Roberts wins for best Emmy snub reaction

Julia Roberts is so good at accepting awards that she even knows how to graciously accept a snub. The star of Amazon’s “Homecoming” did not receive an Emmy nomination for her work in the military-themed thriller, for which she is also an executive producer. However, the Oscar winner might have a chance if the Television…MORE

Alfie Allen and Sophie Turner are on the list of first-time Emmy nominees

The 2019 Emmy nominations are in, and they came as firsts for many. “Game of Thrones” has set the record with 32 Emmy nominations, including nods to first-time nominees Alfie Allen, Sophie Turner and Gwendoline Christie. “To my friends: Kit, Peter, Gwen, Lena, Emilia, Nikolaj, Maisie, Carice, and especially Sophie whom I was in the…MORE

‘The Lion King’ filmmakers couldn’t wait to be king of visual effects

In an era where audiences have increasingly sophisticated knowledge about how movie magic is made, the personality-rich, photorealistic animal characters in Disney’s new “The Lion King” will have moviegoers asking, “How the heck did they do that?” The bleeding-edge visual effects techniques that the studio and director Jon Favreau pushed forward on 2016’s “The Jungle…MORE

Johnny Clegg, the South African singer, has died at age 66

Johnny Clegg, the South African singer known for Zulu rhythms and sounds with Western styles, has died, his manager Roddy Quin said in a statement. The 66-year-old died on Tuesday at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015 but continued to tour around the world. Clegg’s music…MORE

Alan Arkin, Billy Porter and more nominees respond to their Emmy nods

You may have had a good Tuesday, but you probably didn’t have a “I got nominated for an Emmy” Tuesday. A few lucky people in Hollywood did, and their reactions ranged from the touched to the hilarious. Emmy nominations 2019: See if your favorite shows make the cut Here are a few: Alan Arkin, outstanding…MORE

Emmy voters get it right (mostly) as ‘Game of Thrones’ rides high

“Game of Thrones” might not win a single award this year, but Emmy voters saw past the complaints and controversy and came to the obvious conclusion: The final season of the epic HBO drama couldn’t be ignored. The show’s six-episode eighth season amassed a staggering 32 nominations — a record for any series — in…MORE

HBO reclaims its crown as the most Emmy-nominated network

HBO has reclaimed its title as the ruler of the Emmy throne, having received 137 nominations across 23 programs and specials. This is despite an upset last year that, for the first time this century, gave rival Netflix these bragging rights. The cable channel — which, like CNN, is a subsidiary of AT&T — racked…MORE