Topic: Emmys

Netflix Plays Spoiler in Emmys Rout

Streaming video service earns 14 nominations

Netflix on Thursday morning crashed the Primetime Emmys, becoming the first streaming service to earn a nomination for an award that honors the best television programming. David Fincher’s Beltway potboiler House…

Family Guy Pleads for an Emmy With Racy Spoof of HBO's Girls

Provocative 'For Your Consideration' ad

Fox's Family Guy has a new "For Your Consideration" ad for this year's Emmy Awards, because Seth MacFarlane's unfunny Rat Pack schtick hasn't ruined enough award shows yet. The latest…

Louis C.K. Puts FX Show on Hiatus

Like The Sopranos and Mad Men before it, Louie takes a creative break

After writing/producing/editing/scoring and starring in three seasons and 39 episodes of his Emmy-winning FX series, Louis C.K. is taking an extended hiatus from the show. The comic auteur announced his decision…

Acceptance Speech Tips for Emmy Winners, by Parker Posey

Dicey advice from crazy acting coach

If only the Emmy winners this Sunday night would take a cue from Parker Posey, who plays a ridiculously affected and over-the-top acting coach in this parody video about how…

Wieden + Kennedy Wins Its Fourth Straight Emmy, This Time for P&G

'Best Job' takes prize; see all the nominees here

Wieden + Kennedy is the Bryan Cranston of ad agencies—when it comes to Emmy Awards, no one else seems to come close. The agency picked up its fourth straight Emmy…

Alec Baldwin Pulled Out of Emmy Skit After Fox Cut Murdoch Joke

But he didn't 'boycott' the ceremony

Perhaps the most interesting thing to happen during last night’s Emmy awards didn’t actually happen at all: A joke in the Fox broadcast alluding to News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch’s…

Chrysler's 'Born of Fire' Wins Emmy for Best Commercial

Third straight W+K spot to win

Wieden + Kennedy has picked up its third straight Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial—this time for Chrysler's "Born of Fire" Super Bowl spot starring Eminem. The two-minute spot was directed…

A&E Uses Kathy Griffin's Quotes Against Her in Sneaky Emmys Ad

Griffin fires back in own Bravo ad

So, two reality shows about sad, crazy people (A&E's Hoarders and Bravo's Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List) are up for the same Emmy Award. But Griffin apparently loves…

Wieden, TBWA Earn Multiple Emmy Nominations

Watch all six ads up for best commercial here

Here they are—your six TV spots nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial of 2011. Multiple nominations went out to Wieden + Kennedy (Old Spice and Chrysler) and TBWA\Chiat\Day…