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  • Television Academy adds more Emmy categories for short form programs

    Television Academy adds more Emmy categories for short form programs

    The Emmys have decided to go long on shorts. The Television Academy announced Wednesday a major expansion in award categories for short form programming, as streaming studios have remade the creative landscape with "dramatic growth in storytelling" across TV, as a release put it. The Emmys will...

  • A memorable Emmys? Yes. So why did most viewers skip out?

    A memorable Emmys? Yes. So why did most viewers skip out?

    Voting totals soared, while viewing numbers tumbled. The day after the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, the Television Academy's leadership was processing how one of the most memorable ceremonies in the show's history resulted in one of the show's smallest audiences on record. Thanks at least in part...

  • Red-hot HBO scores a big haul at the Emmy Awards

    Red-hot HBO scores a big haul at the Emmy Awards

     HBO picked a fitting theme — fire — to inspire its Emmy night festivities. A rotating 27-foot-high golden flame sculpture was the focal point of HBO's 67th Primetime Emmy Awards after-party at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Celebrities, agents and other guests nearly melted from...

  • Does the 'Game of Thrones' Emmy win signal good chances for a genre film like 'The Martian'?

    Does the 'Game of Thrones' Emmy win signal good chances for a genre film like 'The Martian'?

    Will it change everything?Or, at least, you know, the winner of a few Hollywood awards?Those are some of the questions occasioned by the "Game of Thrones" triumph at the Emmys.In case you were watching the Packers and Seahawks -- er, contemplating the McLuhanesque implications of an on-demand media...

  • Viola Davis and the 'white feminist' backlash

    Viola Davis and the 'white feminist' backlash

    By most accounts, Viola Davis’ speech at the Emmys was an instant classic. She directly addressed the lack of diversity on television, saying, “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.” But Davis’ words about race made one actress feel uncomfortable. Sunday...

  • Emmy-nominated shows that got beat, but still deserve your time

    Emmy-nominated shows that got beat, but still deserve your time

    Now that all the Emmy hullabaloo has died down, it’s time to turn an eye on those creations that aren’t “Olive Kitteridge” or “Game of Thrones.” And even though it’s an honor just to be nominated and all that, let’s be real -- sometimes things go overlooked. So here’s our list of standout nominees...

  • Emmy parties: HBO burns it up with 'Game of Thrones'-themed celebration

    Emmy parties: HBO burns it up with 'Game of Thrones'-themed celebration

    The theme for HBO's huge Emmy bash on Sunday night was fire, which, depending on how you look at it, was either totally perfect or horribly timed. Indeed, HBO was on fire at the Emmys, taking home a whopping 43 trophies. But it was also over 90 degrees and humid in the Los Angeles area Sunday,...

  • Emmy winners make Governors Ball their first party of the night

    Emmy winners make Governors Ball their first party of the night

    After the Emmy Awards presentation wraps, the first stop of the rest of night is the Governors Ball, held this year at the Los Angeles Convention Center, just a few hundred feet from the Microsoft Theater in downtown L.A. Show attendees filed out of the show and made their way into the muggy evening...

  • Why Taraji P. Henson gave the Internet #allthefeels at the Emmys

    Why Taraji P. Henson gave the Internet #allthefeels at the Emmys

    It seems no one was happier about Regina King and Viola Davis' Emmy wins than fellow actress and nominee Taraji P. Henson. The "Empire" star was everyone's favorite Emmy cheerleader after erupting in applause for her friends and fellow African American actresses. Davis, King and Uzo Aduba's Emmy...

  • Amy Poehler's Emmy snubs put her in good comedic company

    Amy Poehler's Emmy snubs put her in good comedic company

    As disappointing as fans may find it that Amy Poehler failed to win an Emmy for her sterling portrayal of Leslie Knope on “Parks and Recreation” and that the exceedingly talented comedic actress has, in fact, failed to take home the prize for any of her 17 Emmy nominations, they should take heart...

  • About that embrace: How Taraji P. Henson won Emmy night

    About that embrace: How Taraji P. Henson won Emmy night

    Though she may have left the ceremony without an Emmy to call her own, Taraji P. Henson may have been one of the biggest winners of the night. Upon the announcement that Viola Davis had won the award for lead actress in a drama series, it became clear that no one was happier to hear it than Henson,...

  • 6 excuses you no longer have to avoid 'Game of Thrones'

    6 excuses you no longer have to avoid 'Game of Thrones'

    On Sunday night “Game of Thrones” cleaned up rather nicely at the Emmys. The HBO series pulled wins for drama, supporting actor, writing and directing (all for drama series). Truly it is time for all you “Game of Thrones” holdouts to give it up and let in the magical wonder that is George R.R....

  • Emmy Awards: Andy Samberg kept the show moving; Viola Davis, Jeffrey Tambor and Jon Hamm won big

    Emmy Awards: Andy Samberg kept the show moving; Viola Davis, Jeffrey Tambor and Jon Hamm won big

    Andy Samberg may have said he didn't care what the critics thought of his performance as host of this year's Emmys, but he oversaw a telecast that was a critic's dream. Fast-paced and mercifully uncluttered by too much "hostiness," the telecast mostly stayed out of its own way, with just enough...

  • How did people react to Andy Samberg's Emmy jokes on Twitter?

    How did people react to Andy Samberg's Emmy jokes on Twitter?

    Andy Samberg: Hit or miss as the Emmys host? Twitter users overwhelmingly say it's the former, with many taking to the social media platform to express praise for the actor and comedian. The awards show, which aired on Fox, sparked about 1 million tweets, according to early Nielsen Twitter TV ratings....

  • How to get the smoky eye Taraji P. Henson rocked at the Emmys

    How to get the smoky eye Taraji P. Henson rocked at the Emmys

    Just like her character Cookie Lyon on Fox’s hit show "Empire," Taraji P. Henson turned heads at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in her custom Alexander Wang gown with chain shoulder straps (think more Home Depot than Chanel). Henson’s makeup, particularly her sultry smoky eyes, accentuated the...

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