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‘Black Panther,’ ‘black-ish’ top 50th NAACP Image Award winners; Beyoncé is Entertainer of the Year

Black Panther (Marvel)black-ish (ABC) Marvel’s Black Panther and ABC’s black-ish, both Disney properties, dominated the 50th NAACP Image Awards last in film and television, respectively. Beyoncé won the Entertainer of the Year award. The comic book blockbuster and Academy Award Best Picture nominee took home Motion Picture, Actor (Chadwick Boseman), Supporting Actress (Danai Girira) and Supporting Actor (Michael B. Jordan) …

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2019 Emmys: Veep is back, can it reclaim the comedy crown from Mrs. Maisel?

Veep (photo: Colleen Hayes/HBO) and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (photo: Amazon Prime Video) Last year, the freshman season of Amy Sherman Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, from Amazon, dominated the 2018 Emmys winning Comedy Series, Directing and Writing (both for ASP, a first for a woman), Lead Actress and Supporting Actress among its eight wins. Its domination with other awards …

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‘Black Panther,’ ‘black-ish’ lead 50th NAACP nominations

(Photo: Matt Kennedy)(Photo: ABC/Ron Tom) The nominations for the 50th NAACP Image Awards celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of film, television, music, and literature were announced today with Disney’s Black Panther leading the film nominations (16) and ABC’s black-ish out in front for television with 9. Other top nomination getters were Warner Bros.’ Crazy Rich …

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ top 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

Game of Thrones managed another Drama Series win after losing both writing and directing for a total of 10 wins including its haul from last week’s Creative Arts Emmys. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel made a near sweep of the comedy awards, taking home Lead Actress for Rachel Brosnahan, Supporting Actress for Alex Borstein, writing and directing for show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino …

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2018 Emmy Winner Predictions: Drama, Comedy, Limited Series and TV Movie

The fight for the top series categories is going to be a tough one this year as The Handmaid’s Tale will have to defend its title against two-time champ Game of Thrones, which it didn’t have to battle last year. While each show’s last season took some critical hits, and both aired only shortened seasons within the eligibility period, I’m …

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2018 Emmy Nomination Predictions

With the Emmy nominating ballots out we know now where certain performers are submitted and which writing and directing episodes will be in contention. Riley Chow of GoldDerby and I combed through the lists for our podcast last week and right here you can find my updated predictions based on the ballots and that podcast. There are a lot of …

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Race

While the race for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series seems like a slam dunk for Donald Glover (Atlanta), there are some contenders looking for their first nomination here as well as one previous winner who won’t be in the running at all. The Returning Champ Donald Glover (Atlanta) is having quite a year. In just a space of a …

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Updated and Ranked

It’s time for some new and updated Emmy predictions, ranked for your pleasure! Covering Drama Series, Comedy Series, Limited Series, TV Movie plus lead and supporting acting categories. Guest categories to come at a later date. Who do you think is on top in Drama – The Handmaid’s Tale or Game of Thrones? Will it be Atlanta or The Marvelous …

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2019 Emmy Predictions: Returns, Reboots and Reigning Champs

Last year at the Emmys a huge presence was missing, the reigning Drama Series champion (two years running) Game of Thrones. Missing out on last season’s Emmy race opened the door for Hulu to capture its first series win in The Handmaid’s Tale, which earned a massive eight wins for its freshman season, second only to the first season of …

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