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Emmys: TV Academy Reveals Fees for Digital Screeners, Now That DVDs Are Over

Emmys: TV Academy Reveals Fees for Digital Screeners, Now That DVDs Are Over

No DVDs, no problem: The Television Academy is sharing details on how it will charge studios and networks for digital Emmy screeners next year, now that the organization will no longer allow physical
Seth MacFarlane, Cicely Tyson, Bob Iger Among TV Academy Hall of Fame Honorees

Seth MacFarlane, Cicely Tyson, Bob Iger Among TV Academy Hall of Fame Honorees

Bob Iger, Geraldine Laybourne, Seth MacFarlane, Jay Sandrich and Cicely Tyson have been selected as the next five inductees to the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame. The 25th Hall of Fame class will
TV Academy Responds to Mindy Kaling ‘The Office’ Comment, Says She Wasn’t Singled Out for Emmy Vetting

TV Academy Responds to Mindy Kaling ‘The Office’ Comment, Says She Wasn’t Singled Out for Emmy Vetting

Mindy Kaling was a writer on “The Office” from the show’s start, in addition to appearing on camera as Dunder Mifflin staffer Kelly Kapoor. But in a recent interview with Elle magazine, Kaling said
Guild of Music Supervisors President: ‘The Economics of the Job Don’t Work Anymore’

Guild of Music Supervisors President: ‘The Economics of the Job Don’t Work Anymore’

The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) hosted its 5th annual “State of Music in Media” conference on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Los Angeles Film School. Featuring a wide array of panel discussions on
‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘When They See Us’ Writers Honored at Emmy Nominees Reception

‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘When They See Us’ Writers Honored at Emmy Nominees Reception

Ava DuVernay (“When They See Us”), David Mandel (“Veep”) and Bruce Miller and Kira Snyder (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) were among those honored at the Television Academy’s Emmy nominees writers reception
Emmys: Governors Ball Theme Will Be ‘Brilliance in Motion’

Emmys: Governors Ball Theme Will Be ‘Brilliance in Motion’

The Television Academy has announced the theme “Brilliance in Motion” for this year’s Emmys after-parties, including The Governors Ball and Creative Arts Governors Ball. For the second year in a row,
Emmys: Fox Confirms This Year’s Awards Show Won’t Have a Host

Emmys: Fox Confirms This Year’s Awards Show Won’t Have a Host

There will be no host on this year’s Primetime Emmy telecast. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier confirmed the news on Wednesday morning during the network’s portion of the Television Critics Assn.
Lilly Wachowski Makes Rare Public Appearance at Panel About Trans Visibility in Hollywood

Lilly Wachowski Makes Rare Public Appearance at Panel About Trans Visibility in Hollywood

“In my mind, media representation for transgender people is a life or death issue,” said GLAAD’s Director of Transgender Representation Nick Adams at ‘The Power of TV: Trans Visibility in
Emmys: TV Academy Won’t Give Out a Governors Award for the First Time in 25 Years (EXCLUSIVE)

Emmys: TV Academy Won’t Give Out a Governors Award for the First Time in 25 Years (EXCLUSIVE)

The Television Academy won’t be handing out a Governors Award at this year’s Emmy ceremony, the first time it has opted not to hand out the honor in 25 years. The Board of Governors of the TV Academy
Emmys: This Year’s Telecast Will Include a Whopping 27 Awards Handed Out on Air

Emmys: This Year’s Telecast Will Include a Whopping 27 Awards Handed Out on Air

Settle in for another jam-packed Primetime Emmy telecast on Sept. 22. The Television Academy has announced the awards to be presented on camera during this year’s live ceremony, and the number of
Live-action Final Fantasy TV series coming from Sony Pictures, Square Enix

Live-action Final Fantasy TV series coming from Sony Pictures, Square Enix

"Now! This is it! Now is the time to choose! Die and be free of pain or live and fight your sorrow! Now is the time to shape your stories! Your fate is in your hands!"
Emmys: Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden Set to Announce Nominations

Emmys: Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden Set to Announce Nominations

Two of TV’s busiest comedians, D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong, have been tapped by the Television Academy to announce this year’s Emmy nominations. Carden, whose credits include both NBC’s “The Good
How a Social Media Campaign to Game the Emmys Led to This Week’s ‘Block Voting’ Scandal

How a Social Media Campaign to Game the Emmys Led to This Week’s ‘Block Voting’ Scandal

The Television Academy’s “block voting” controversy has quickly become the talk of Emmy season — and that appears to have been the org’s point. According to multiple insiders, the number of people
Emmys: Fox, TV Academy Mull Going Host-Free (EXCLUSIVE)

Emmys: Fox, TV Academy Mull Going Host-Free (EXCLUSIVE)

The possibility of a host-less Emmys is among the leading options being considered by Fox and the Television Academy as it preps for this year’s telecast. With just three months until the telecast and
TV Academy CEO Explains Crackdown on Emmys Block Voting

TV Academy CEO Explains Crackdown on Emmys Block Voting

The Television Academy is getting serious about cracking down on what it calls “quid pro quo and block voting.” The org confirmed that it has found that some members of the Academy’s performers peer
Inside TV Academy Honors: Tears, Laughs and Socially Conscious Shows

Inside TV Academy Honors: Tears, Laughs and Socially Conscious Shows

As Emmy season kicks into high gear, the Television Academy took a moment on Thursday to celebrate a handful of programs that have tackled critical social issues. Hosted by “Claws” star Niecy Nash and
It’s About Time for the Emmys to Expand the Number of Nominees in Top Categories

It’s About Time for the Emmys to Expand the Number of Nominees in Top Categories

You’ll have to excuse the Television Academy if its members feel a little smug when it comes to their film counterparts. As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences keeps wading into
The Goodbye to Emmy DVD Screeners Has Already Begun (Column)

The Goodbye to Emmy DVD Screeners Has Already Begun (Column)

Pour one out for the Emmy DVD screener. The Television Academy will no longer allow networks and studios to campaign by sending out physical discs as of next year, and thankfully some companies aren’t
Emmys: Fox and TV Academy Partner Two Competitors to Produce This Year’s Telecast

Emmys: Fox and TV Academy Partner Two Competitors to Produce This Year’s Telecast

Fox is doubling down with this year’s Primetime Emmys telecast, enlisting two producers to handle the kudos: Don Mischer Productions and Done+Dusted. In marrying two different production shingles to
Ava DuVernay, Lisa Nishimura, Casey Bloys Among New TV Academy Exec Committee Members

Ava DuVernay, Lisa Nishimura, Casey Bloys Among New TV Academy Exec Committee Members

Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Ava DuVernay is among the six notable industry figures who have been appointed to the Television Academy’s executive committee by new chairman/CEO Frank Scherma.