New this week: Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith and 'You People'
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh albums from Sam Smith and Elle King, the return of Jennifer Lopez in the rom-com “Shotgun Wedding,” and the TV show “Poker Face,” starring Natasha Lyonne as a wise-cracking, friendly drifter who has an uncanny ability to immediately know if someone is lying.
The celebrities who attended Biden's first state dinner
It wasn't just lawmakers and government officials; plenty of celebrities attended President Biden's first state dinner on Dec. 1 at the White House, including Stephen Colbert, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Garner.news.yahoo.com
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Jan. 13
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2021. Jan. 13, 1794, President George Washington approved a measure adding two stars and two stripes to the American flag, following the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the Union. Rock musician Trevor Rabin is 67. Rock musician James Lomenzo (Megadeth) is 62. Rock singer Graham “Suggs” McPherson (Madness) is 60.
Hanks, Fonda and more stars amuse at Oscars rehearsals
(AP Photo/John Locher)LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are standing on the Oscars stage performing some hilarious material for a few dozen people who are in stitches watching the two comedians. Louis-Dreyfus and Ferrell are just a few of the stars who circulated in and out of the Dolby Theatre to rehearse Saturday, including Tom Hanks, Salma Hayek, Jane Fonda and Mahershala Ali. But the stars weren’t always confined to the stage, especially if they arrived a little early. Makeup artists Antonio Rael has been standing in for big stars for 34 years. Rael was talking about the stand-ins but that doesn’t mean some of the stars aren’t anxious as well.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge Just Can't Part With Her Emmys While Rehearsing for 'Saturday Night
Phoebe Waller-Bridge has her hands full as she prepares for her hosting debut on Saturday Night Live! The Fleabag star and creator took home three awards, Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Writing, at the 71st Primetime Emmys a few weeks ago, and she can't seem to put them down. On Tuesday night, Waller-Bridge was spotted leaving NYC restaurant Lattanzi with Lindsay Shookus, a producer on the NBC show. Check out more of ET's exclusive interview with Waller-Bridge ahead of her big night on SNL! RELATED CONTENT:Phoebe Waller-Bridge Hilariously Repeats Her Acceptance Speech as 'Fleabag' Wins BigPhoebe Waller-Bridge Reveals Whether She's Reconsidering Ending 'Fleabag' Following Emmys WinsEmmys 2019: Andrew Scott Talks Being 'Fleabag's Hot Priest and Possible Season 3
Inside 2019 Emmys After-Parties: Gwendoline Christies Epic Outfit Change and More!
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesAfter walking the Emmys red carpet together, former exes Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor posed with Schitts Creek star Eugene Levy and his wife, Deborah Divine. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBOPeter Dinklage was over the whole red carpet attire. Leon Bennett/WireImageVentimiligias This Is Us co-star and on-screen wife, Mandy Moore, also opened up to ET about her outfit change for the after-parties. My favorite thing was seeing my dear sister, Susan Kelechi Watson, on the red carpet and we were literally in the same dress. I just knew she was wearing pink and red.For more Emmys fun, watch the clip below:Reporting by Liz Mortham, Brendon Geoffrion.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy
Phoebe Waller-Bridge accepts the award onstage for Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on September 22, 2019. The odds had been in the legendary actress' favor to pick up the Emmy award for best comedy actress, but "Fleabag" star Phoebe Waller-Bridge ended up besting her in a surprise win. Waller-Bridge's success in the acting category came just a few awards after she picked up a statue for outstanding comedy series writing. In 2017, Louis-Dreyfus made history becoming the first actress to take home the best actress in a comedy award six times in a row for the same role, breaking a record set by Candice Bergen during her "Murphy Brown" years. In addition to Waller-Bridge's awards, "Fleabag" won the awards for best single-camera picture editing for a comedy series, best directing for a comedy series and best casting for a comedy series.
Emmys deliver to Amazon comedies, as Phoebe Waller-Bridge wins twice
Phoebe Waller-Bridge reacts during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES (CNN) - The Emmys smiled on repeat winners and second-year series in the comedy categories, delivering five of the six early prizes to Amazon. Phoebe Waller-Bridge was a dual winner, as lead actress and for writing her comedy "Fleabag." Alex Borstein claimed her second consecutive supporting actress win for the Amazon dramedy, while Tony Shalhoub received his fourth Emmy overall. Once the comedy categories ended, the show quickly conjured several emotional moments.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Why the Last Season of 'Veep' Was the Most 'Meaningful'
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is reflecting on the end of her critically acclaimed HBO series, Veep. ET's Kevin Frazier spoke with the 58-year-old actress on the 2019 Emmys red carpet on Sunday, and she explained what made the last season of Veep so special. Louis-Dreyfus announced she had been diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2017, and filmed the last season after undergoing multiple rounds of chemotherapy. Louis-Dreyfus praised the last season of the show, especially for staying true to its political satire roots despite the current unpredictable political climate. Watch the video below for more:RELATED CONTENT:Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys: Looking Back on Her Historic Wins and Most Memorable MomentsJulia Louis-Dreyfus on Track for Record Emmy Wins With 2019 'Veep' NominationsJulia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals She Had Six Rounds of Chemo, Says Filming 'Veep' Was a 'Joyful Distraction'
Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys: Looking Back on Her Historic Wins and Most Memorable Moments
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is no stranger to the Emmys. If Louis-Dreyfus wins on Sunday, shell set two records. The second record is the most wins for an individual performer with nine Emmys, breaking a tie Louis-Dreyfus currently holds with Cloris Leachman. In addition to her historic wins, Louis-Dreyfus has been a near-constant presence at the Primetime Emmys. Cut to Louis-Dreyfus win for Veep, when she marched over to Cranston and made out with him before accepting her award.
'Game of Thrones' looks poised to torch more Emmy records
(CNN) - There are plenty of games within the game at this Sunday's Emmy ceremony, but none more intriguing than whether "Game of Thrones" will go out in another blaze of glory, torching the field one more time after its polarizing final season. Still, there are several more milestones that could fall on Sunday, when the main Emmy ceremony is televised by Fox. Three more wins ("Thrones" is nominated in seven remaining categories) would bring the overall 2019 trophies to 13, eclipsing the show's own record of 12, reached in both 2015 and 2016. For starters, those most vocal in their criticism of the final season probably aren't entirely representative of the wider audience base. The Emmy Awards will air Sept. 22 at 8 p.m.
2019 Emmy Predictions: Who Will Win and Who Should Win
and last year's winner, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, hot on Veep's tail. Outstanding Television MovieBlack Mirror: BandersnatchBrexitDeadwood: The MovieKing LearMy Dinner With HerveShould Win: Black Mirror: BandersnatchWill Win: Deadwood: The MovieIf anything, this is Deadwood's Emmy to lose. If she is able to complete the Veep sweep and win on Emmy night, it would be historic, as Louis-Dreyfus would set a new record for most individual Emmy wins for a performer. RuPauls Drag RaceTop ChefThe VoiceShould Win: RuPaul's Drag RaceWill Win: RuPaul's Drag RaceIs this even a question? 2019 Emmy Nominations: The Complete List2019 Emmys by the Numbers: Breaking Down All the Historic Facts, Trivia and Groundbreaking Nominations
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Says 'Veep' Was Her 'Lifesaver' During Cancer Battle
For seven seasons, Veep raised the bar when it came to TV comedies, with a stellar cast and razor-sharp writing. "We linked arms and we tried to do the most joyful funny thing possible as a team," she shared. Louis-Dreyfus explained that working on Veep allowed her to direct her attention toward creating something great instead of getting lost in her health battle. "It gave me something to laser focus on during my illness, and I needed to laser focus [on something] beyond my illness, so it was a life saver." RELATED CONTENT:Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Track for Record Emmy Wins With 2019 'Veep' NominationsJulia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals She Had Six Rounds of Chemo, Says Filming 'Veep' Was a 'Joyful Distraction''Veep' Showrunner on 'Odd Benefit' of Shutting Down for Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Cancer Treatments
The 2019 Emmys by the Numbers: Breaking Down All the Historic Facts, Trivia and Groundbreaking
12 nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Meanwhile, Howard, Mock and Our Lady J became the first transgender people nominated for Outstanding Drama Series for their work as producers on Pose. 0 f**king Emmy nominations for The Good Fight. This year, it was expected to be a contender, with Baranski earning her first Lead Actress nomination, but it was snubbed. As Lockhart would say, F**k it!RELATED CONTENT:2019 Emmy Nominations: The Complete ListEmmy Awards 2019: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises2019 Emmys: What to Expect When the Nominations Are Announced
Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Track for Record Emmy Wins With 2019 'Veep' Nominations
The latest nominations for Louis-Dreyfus makes her one of the most nominated actresses in Emmy history, with a total of 26 nods -- 19 for acting and seven as a producer on Veep. The actress also has a total of eight acting wins, tying her with Cloris Leachman for the most Emmy wins by a performer. She also holds the record for the most Emmy wins for playing the same role -- six for the first six seasons of Veep. Meanwhile, Veep dominated the comedy categories, with a nod for Outstanding Comedy Series as well as nominations in the directing and writing categories. In total, Veep has picked up 68 nominations and 17 wins over its seven-season run on HBO.
Emmy nominations 2019: See if your favorite shows make the cut
(CNN) - The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards are in many ways about endings, even before the nomination process began. That's because so many of the favorites this year are shows that have completed their runs. HBO's "Game of Thrones," which holds the record for most primetime Emmy wins with 47, wrapped up with Season 8 in May (HBO is owned by CNN's parent company). She has taken home the statue for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series six times, making her the performer with the most Emmys for a single role. Jim Parsons has earned four Emmys for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory.
Emmys 2019: The complete list of nominees for the 71st annual TV awards show
Did your favorite TV show nab an Emmy nomination? The Academy of Television Arts & Science's 71st annual Emmy Awards will be presented Sept. 22 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, but who will be in the running? The Primetime Emmy Awards will feature 26 different categories ranging from acting and writing awards to awards for different types of programs comedies, dramas and talk shows, among others. The Creative Arts Emmys, which take place a week before the live broadcast Emmys ceremony, recognize technical achievements and are not included in the program. These awards go to cinematographers, casting directors and sound editors, among others.cnbc.com
"Breaking Bad" stars team with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Emmy parody
"Breaking Bad" stars team with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Emmy parody Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, the stars of the hit series "Breaking Bad," joined "Veep" leading lady Julia Louis-Dreyfus in a pawnshop parody, lampooning the Emmy awards. The sketch was produced by Audi.cbsnews.com