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Peter Dinklage Sets Emmys Record With 4th Supporting Drama Actor Win

Peter Dinklage Sets Emmys Record With 4th Supporting Drama Actor Win
Peter Dinklage made Emmy Awards history on Sunday, winning Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for a record-breaking fourth time. He previously took home the same award in 2011, 2015 and 2018.

Dinklage bested two of his fellow Game of Thrones actors — Alfie Allen and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau — for this year’s win, as well as Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Michael Kelly (House of Cards) and Chris Sullivan (This Is Us).

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Emmys Surprise: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Wins Lead Actress in a Comedy

Emmys Surprise: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Wins Lead Actress in a Comedy
Phoebe Waller-Bridge won the 2019 lead comedy actress Emmy for her titular role on Amazon Prime Video’s “Fleabag.”

Waller-Bridge created the streaming series in which she stars and she also won for writing for a writing category this year (the show was also up for comedy series overall). Her MI6 drama “Killing Eve” was also nominated in the drama series category. This was her first-ever acting accolade from the Television Academy, though. It is her second win overall.

“No! Oh my God, no!” she exclaimed as she took the stage. “Thank you. I find acting really hard and really painful.
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How To Watch The Primetime Emmy Awards Online And On TV

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How To Watch The Primetime Emmy Awards Online And On TV
The 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are set for Sunday, with the ceremony to air live from downtown Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on Fox beginning at 8 Pm Et/5 Pm Pt. The network will also offer the broadcast via authentication at Fox.com and on the Fox Now app.

The night will cap off the celebration of the year’s best in TV, after last weekend’s two-night Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Fox hasn’t given many hints about the show, which is going hostless for only the fourth time in Emmy history and for the first time since 2003. But it did say this week that Thomas Lennon will handle voice-over duties with a “refreshing, lighthearted take on the traditional factoids that audiences typically learn as winners make their way to the podium mixed with jokes, commentary and unexpected anecdotes.”

Also in the works: the music for the annual “In Memoriam
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Viacom Channels Grab ‘Seinfeld’ Cable Rerun Rights

Viacom Channels Grab ‘Seinfeld’ Cable Rerun Rights
Viacom has sealed a deal with Sony Pictures Television for the cable rights to “Seinfeld” starting in October 2021.

The deal comes on the heels of a blockbuster new deal between Sony and Netflix for the streaming rights to the beloved NBC sitcom that also begins in 2021.

Seinfeld” reruns have been a staple of TBS cabler since 2002. TBS set a then-record in 1998 by paying $1 million an episode for cable rights for the show, which was then a huge hit in broadcast syndication. Sony Pictures handles licensing deals for “Seinfeld” through its decades-old distribution pact with series producer Castle Rock Entertainment, which
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Winners and Losers of the 71st Emmy Awards

The 71st Emmy Awards was a spectacular affair for the Brits, while broadcast networks all but vanished.

Watch Variety’s Elaine Low and Audrey Yap unpack TV’s biggest night of the year, which saw “Game of Thrones” and “Fleabag” take home the top prizes, winning best drama series and best comedy series, respectively.

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Emmy Viewers Not ‘Feelin’ Good’ About Bizarre Music Choices

Emmy Viewers Not ‘Feelin’ Good’ About Bizarre Music Choices
It was known ahead of time that the Emmy Awards planned to dispense with a traditional orchestra or pit band for the walk-up and bumper music. What wasn’t anticipated was that the music choices were being outsourced to a bar mitzvah DJ in Des Moines. Or, very possibly, it was a local who had found the right cords to hook the world’s last surviving iPod Mini into the board backstage at the Microsoft Theater, without any monitors that would allow him or her do anything so brazen as tailor the song choice to the winner.

Well, there was at least one match,
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Emmys: Big 4 Broadcasters Post Lowest Combined Wins Ever

The Big 4 broadcast networks put a cap on their worst year in Emmy history on Sunday night.

ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC brought home just 16 Emmy Awards — the lowest combined total in history for the four major broadcast networks. The previous low was 19 combined wins in 2016. Last year, the networks finished with 22 wins.

NBC came out ahead of the other three broadcast networks with seven wins total, five of which went to “Saturday Night Live.” CBS and Fox tied with four each, while ABC brought home just one Emmy this year for “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman
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2019 Emmy Award Winners

2019 Emmy Award Winners
The 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards saw a series of surprise wins, including four wins for underdog comedy nominee “Fleabag” and best lead actor in a drama series for Billy Porter. Tony Shalhoub and Alex Borstein took home trophies for their roles in “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” while Patricia Arquette nabbed the best supporting actress in a limited series award for “The Act.” While the drama categories for best directing and writing were surprises, with wins for “Ozark” and “Succession,” respectively, “Game of Thrones” still took home best drama series for its final season. Jodie Comer’s win for best lead
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Karamo Brown Addresses Backlash Against Sean Spicer Comments

Karamo Brown Addresses Backlash Against Sean Spicer Comments
Karamo Brown has doubled down on comments he made about his fellow “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Sean Spicer, in which he promoted the idea of meeting political adversaries “in the middle.”

The amicable “Queer Eye” host received criticism when he said he was “most excited to meet” Spicer ahead of the show’s 28th season, with many taking Brown’s words as condoning the actions of the previous White House secretary, infamous for his routine lies from the lectern.

“I want people to know that as a country we have to always reach out to those that are different
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‘Game of Thrones’ Cast On Series Finale Backlash: ‘It Was Always Going to Be Bran as the King at the End’

‘Game of Thrones’ Cast On Series Finale Backlash: ‘It Was Always Going to Be Bran as the King at the End’
Fresh off their Emmy win for outstanding drama series, the “Game of Thrones” cast opened up about their feelings on the series finale and the backlash they had faced from fans.

On closing the show after its eight season run, actor Peter Dinklage said he’d had a tough time closing this chapter of his life. “I’ve seen a doctor about getting him out of me. The doctor said that’s hopeless,” Dinklage joked after winning the Emmy for supporting actor in a drama series. “It was 10 years of my life. A lot of us had children, a lot
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Game of Thrones Star Defends Final, Emmy-Winning Season: 'We Knew What We Were Doing Was Right'

Game of Thrones Star Defends Final, Emmy-Winning Season: 'We Knew What We Were Doing Was Right'
Not an hour after Game of Thrones won the Emmy Award for Best Drama — and before the cast and producers could slip out of the backstage press room — that question came up. About viewers’ polarizing reaction to the HBO fantasy saga’s eighth and final season.

In a nutshell: many fans felt that characters acted against type, and that things simply went too fast during the final six, sometimes super-sized episodes.

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Will Fleabag Get a Season 3? Phoebe Waller-Bridge Says 'The Story Is Complete,' Even After Big Emmy Wins

Does Fleabag‘s huge Emmy night mean another encore for the Amazon import? Don’t reserve a table at the guinea pig café just yet.

“To be honest, this just feels like the most beautiful, beautiful way to say goodbye to it, actually,” star/creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge told reporters after Season 2 of her UK comedy series became one of the biggest winners at the 2019 Emmys. “It does feel like the story is complete… It does feel right. Go out on a high. You can’t get higher than this.”

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Billy Porter Dispels Rumors of RuPaul Rift Backstage at Emmys

Billy Porter Dispels Rumors of RuPaul Rift Backstage at Emmys
Billy Porter choked up backstage on Sunday at the Emmy Awards as he spoke about the larger cultural significance of his lead drama actor Emmy win for the FX drama “Pose.”

Porter leads the large ensemble on the series set in 1980s New York City during the height of the AIDS crisis and the birth of the ballroom community that involved drag competitions for gay and trans people.

Porter said the mere fact that FX carries the show and that it received enough attention to command Emmy nominations is a testament to how much social attitudes have changed in the past few decades.
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Emmy Winners Urge Political Activism During Acceptance Speeches

Emmy Winners Urge Political Activism During Acceptance Speeches
As the country inches closer to the 2020 election, Emmy winners on Sunday night used their time in the spotlight to advocate for political causes. Celebrities such as Patricia Arquette, Michelle Williams, and RuPaul Charles all urged activism from viewers while accepting their awards.

While accepting her Emmy for her supporting role in Hulu’s “The Act,” Arquette gave a passionate plea for transgender rights, turning to her late sister Alexis Arquette, a transgender actress who died in 2016 at age 47. ““Trans people are still being persecuted,” she said. “I’m in mourning every day of my life, Alexis, and I will
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An Emmy Night Full of Surprises Matches TV’s Energy in the Streaming Era (Column)

An Emmy Night Full of Surprises Matches TV’s Energy in the Streaming Era (Column)
The 2019 Emmy telecast effectively began with a speech by a star from the recent past: Bryan Cranston, who recalled watching the moon landing on television, noting that the most famous televised event in history made him feel he could “go anywhere — even Albuquerque.”

The reference to the setting of “Breaking Bad,” the past Emmy champ that wrapped in 2013, felt practically as distant as the one to Neil Armstrong. That show, which built in momentum through its five-season run to become a major zeitgeist and popular hit, would have felt odd and out-of-place at this year’s show. And the 2019 Emmys
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The Worst Moments of the 2019 Emmy Awards

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards had its highs and lows, and then it had those moments that were lower than low. Between scripted bits that felt like they were written on a napkin seconds before they were performed and odd production choices (a chipper Nina Simone ditty playing on Chernobyl, one of ...

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TV Review: The 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards had some truly surprising moments, twists that not even the most experienced prognosticators saw coming, moving tributes and calls to action. It’s just too bad that not a single one of them came courtesy of Fox’s production.

The Emmys are, all things considered, a dependably tame awards ceremony. They don’t have the storied glamour of the Oscars, nor the loose rowdiness of the Golden Globes. So maybe the show’s producers figured that going host-less wouldn’t be quite as big a deal, or at least easier to manage in the
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‘Game of Thrones,’ HBO Top Total Emmy Wins

With the final numbers in, HBO topped 2019 in total Emmy wins. Of HBO’s record-breaking 137 nominations, the premium cabler ultimately took home 34 awards. Netflix was second with 27 wins total out of 117 nominations.

Going into Sunday, HBO had already won 25 Emmys across the two nights of the Creative Arts awards show the previous weekend, while Netflix had won 23. HBO’s big winner for Sept. 22 was, unsurprisingly, “Game of Thrones.”

Out of “Game of Thrones'” 32 total nominations — the most for any series in Emmys history — the final season for the mega-hit fantasy series won 12, including 10 Creative Arts awards. At the Primetime Emmys telecast,
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Emmys 2019 Winners List: Game of Thrones, Fleabag Take Top Awards

And now our watch has truly ended. Television closed the book on the last year of content, and Game of Thrones and Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Fleabag were among the big winners at the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night.

Game of Thrones won multiple 2019 Emmys for its divisive final

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No Game of Thrones Actress Ever Won an Emmy: Which Was the Worst Snub?

No Game of Thrones Actress Ever Won an Emmy: Which Was the Worst Snub?
As Game of Thrones liked to remind us, all men must die. And as Sunday’s Emmys made clear, all of the series’ women apparently must go Emmy-less?

None of the HBO saga’s actresses took home trophies at Sunday’s ceremony, in which six of the show’s female cast members were in the running for Emmys gold. Emilia Clarke was up for Lead Actress, while Maisie Williams, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner and Gwendoline Christie duked it out in the Supporting Actress race. Carice van Houten, meanwhile, was nominated for Guest Actress in a Drama. (Their co-star, Peter Dinklage,
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