What to stream this week: 'American Born Chinese,' John Wick,'SmartLess On the Road' and dinosaurs
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album from Matchbox Twenty, dinosaurs coming to life in the second season of “Prehistoric Planet” on Apple TV+ and the action-comedy series “American Born Chinese” on Disney+ with new Oscar winners Ke Huy Quan and Michele Yeoh.
A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The awards for Pop TV's “Schitt's Creek” included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Moments later, his son won the award for comedy writing for “Schitt's Creek” episode, then shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor comedy trophy. As “Schitt’s Creek” gobbled up comedy awards, that left acclaimed “Insecure” and its creator Issa Rae empty-handed. But Black stories, Black performances and Black Lives Matter,” he said, urging Kimmel to shout with him.
Oops, says Emmy: 'This Is Us' actor gets award after mix-up
(The Television Academy via AP)LOS ANGELES – In a virtual Emmys version of the wrong-winner Oscars gaffe, Ron Cephas Jones’ guest actor award for “This Is Us” was announced for another nominee, Jason Bateman. In a voice-over announcement, Bateman was declared the winner for his guest appearance on HBO's “The Outsider,” while the screen displayed Jones' name. He expressed delight when learning that the pair made Emmy history as the first father and daughter to win in the same year. More than 100 cameras are being deployed to nominees at home and elsewhere so winners can accept their award in real time. Other winners Saturday included Eddie Murphy, whose return to “Saturday Night Live” after more than three decades earned the star his first Emmy Award, for guest comedy series actor.
'Ozark' Returning to Netflix With Enhanced Fourth and Final Season
The expanded season will feature 14 episodes instead of the usual 10, and will air in two parts, seven episodes each. "A super sized season means super sized problems for the Byrdes," teased Bateman, who portrays financial advisor turned money launderer Marty Byrde on the series. pic.twitter.com/otIoUeTXyH Netflix (@netflix) June 30, 2020"We're so happy Netflix recognized the importance of giving Ozark more time to end the Byrdes' saga right," added executive producer and showrunner Chris Mundy. As we patiently wait for more details on the forthcoming final season, including a premiere date, hear more from the cast and crew in the video below. RELATED CONTENT:'Ozark': Tom Pelphrey on Shaking Up Season 3 (Exclusive)Jordana Spiro Talks Pressure-Filled Ozark Season 2 and Directorial Debut (Exclusive)Jason Bateman on Making the Unsettling 'Authentic' in 'Ozark' Season 2 (Exclusive)