“Modern Family” and “Breaking Bad” triumphed at Monday’s Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as “Orange Is the New Black.”
Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV’s top awards and new records year after year.
The Creative Arts Emmys mix awards for technical disciplines with honors for guest acting, hosting a reality or reality-competition program and narrating.
Film stars Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey and Halle Berry are among the first presenters announced for this month’s Emmy Awards ceremony.
The studio that produces “The Big Bang Theory” said it has reached contract deals with the sitcom’s cast.
This week a teen heartthrob isn’t above the law, Emmy nominations were announced, and something happened in a galaxy far, far away.
“Breaking Bad,” the brutal saga of an everyman’s ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, while “Modern Family” won its fourth consecutive trophy for top comedy series.
With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.
The most Emmy nominations, 17, went to “American Horror Story: Asylum.” Close behind was “Game of Thrones” with 16 nods, while “Saturday Night Live” and the Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra” earned 15 nominations each.
Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.