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Interview: ‘Barry’ actor Anthony Carrigan, TV’s nicest mobster

Anthony Carrigan as “Noho Hank” in Barry (Photo: Isabella Vosmikova/HBO) “You can put that on the record!” was Anthony Carrigan’s response to me telling him what a huge fan I am of HBO’s Emmy-winning comedy Barry and his incredibly weird and funny portrayal of “NoHo” Hank, the flamboyant Chechen mobster (who’s Emmy-worthy himself) that just wrapped its second season last …

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2019 Emmys: The Limited Series race

What Limited Series will receive an Emmy nomination? Since 2010 only three networks have won Best Limited Series: FX, HBO and PBS (this includes 2011-2013 when the category was combined with TV Movie). But other networks and streaming services will try and stop the trio’s stranglehold. And for HBO this is personal with nine previous wins they’re one away from …

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Category placements for NBC/Universal shows ‘SNL,’ ‘Russian Doll,’ ‘The Bold Type’ and more

Photo credits: Will Heath//NBC; Netflix; Philippe Bosse The category placements for NBC/Universal shows have been revealed, as first reported exclusively by GoldDerby. NBC shows like Saturday Night Live, The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine are here as well as competing network (but under the NBC/Universal producing banner) programs like The Bold Type (Freeform), Russian Doll and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), …

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Emmy Podcast #24: The Comedy Series categories with guest Amanda Spears

In our first Emmy podcast of the 2018/2019 season, I am joined by Amanda Spears, who has been detailing her Emmy predictions here over the last few weeks. In this episode we tackle the Comedy Series categories and the battle that seems to be between Veep‘s final season and the second season of the history-making winner from last year, The …

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2019 Emmys: Category placements for BET shows ‘American Soul’ and ‘Boomerang’

Sinqua Walls from ‘American Soul’ (Photo: BET)Tetona Jackson and Tequan Richmond from ‘Boomerang (Photo: BET) BET has revealed the category placements for two of its freshman shows, American Soul and Boomerang, for the 2019 Emmy Awards. American Soul chronicles the rise of the iconic and history-making television dance show Soul Train and is executive produced by Tony Cornelius, son of …

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2019 Emmys: Who will fight with Henry Winkler for Best Comedy Supporting Actor?

Henry Winkler (r) with Bill Hader in Barry (HBO) No win in the 2018 Emmy season was more joyous than television veteran, Henry Winkler winning Best Comedy Supporting Actor for Barry, which saw all of Winkler’s fellow nominees joining in giving him two standing ovations. Can Winkler get another memorable moment and win a second Emmy for Best Comedy Supporting …

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2019 Emmys: Category submissions for ‘Killing Eve,’ ‘Better Call Saul’ and more from AMC, BBC America, IFC, Sundance

From left; Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) and Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul) photo: Matt Baron/Shutterstock; Chelsea Lauren/Deadline/Shutterstock As first reported exclusively by GoldDerby, AMC, BBC America, IFC and Sundance have revealed the category placements for their lineup of eligible comedy and drama series’, limited series, short form series – and their performers – plus variety shows for the 2019 Primetime Emmy …

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2019 Emmys: Who will make the ultra-competitive Best Comedy Actress lineup?

Only two actresses matter and both are returning champions—last year’s winner Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and six-time winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) returning to her signature role after beating breast cancer. But the Television Academy will insist on there being six nominees. Brosnahan bested last year: Pamela Adlon (Better Things); Allison Janney (Mom); Issa Rae (Insecure); Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish) …

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2019 Emmys: The Drama Acting Races

Amanda Spears returns for more Emmy coverage and thoughts, this time taking on the Drama acting races. LEAD ACTOR Game of Thrones’ final season looms so large over the Drama categories at the 2019 Emmys that many series’ have decided to sit this cycle out. The one category that hasn’t been too badly affected is Best Drama Actor. Best Drama …

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New Categories, Rules for the 2019 Emmys

One new competitive category, juried awards and a handful of rule changes are headed to this year’s potential Emmy nominees. A new music composition category has been added specifically for documentaries in addition to the current category for narrative series’. The choreography category is being restructured to separate choreography for reality shows like So You Think You Can Dance? and …

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