Ongoing Writers and Actors Strikes Postpone Emmy Awards

The ceremony had been scheduled for Sept. 18 on Fox

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The 2023 Emmy Awards will be pushed back from its September broadcast date as the Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA continue to strike.

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Sources close to the awards show confirmed to Adweek that the ceremony will be delayed from its original Sept. 18 airdate, set to broadcast on Fox. A new date has not yet been announced, though previous reports indicate the 75th Primetime Emmys could air as late as January.

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The move is not unexpected, as 11,500 writers and 160,000 actors are striking, meaning the Emmy Awards would likely have been presented to a mostly empty room should they take place in September.

The writers have been on strike since early May, and the actors joined them earlier this month.

The Emmys have not been delayed for more than two decades, with the last time following the terrorist attacks...



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