4 items from 2015
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We're less than a week out from the Emmys, where we'll finally learn if Jon Hamm and Jane Krakowski will pick up their first statues. With so much award-worthy television going on in 2015, it's hard to believe that only ten years ago, the television landscape was a completely foreign place. Take a look at these highlights from the 2005 ceremony and reminisce about the TV world just before the new "golden age" set in. S. Epatha Merkerson lost a victory speech in her cleavage. If I have one wish in this lifetime, it is to lose my Emmy speech in a designer gown. Kristen Bell sang "Fame." There was an "Emmy Idol" section of the show, and Kristen Bell piped in with a spirited, well-sung rendition of the Irene Cara classic. Good, but puzzling. Blythe Danner won an Emmy and brought up how Kiefer Sutherland babysat Gwyneth Paltrow. Blythe Danner won »
- Louis Virtel
“Community” out-of-control community college, Greendale, could have always used some taming, and it looks like the school has finally found the person for the job. Paget Brewster joins the show in its sixth season as a no-nonsense adviser, looking to turn the school around. Brewster, who previously starred in “Criminal Minds,” spoke with Variety about joining the tight-knit cast, working with showrunner Dan Harmon and the advice castmember Gillian Jacobs gave her.
How did it feel to join “Community”?
It’s exhilarating. It’s also scary. The cast has had 5 years together. I want to do right by the scripts and make them happy that I’m here. And I’m just hoping the fans accept me. As a fan, I’ve watched shows when I’m like, “Who’s this? I just want my friends. I don’t want this new person.” Hopefully they’ll warm to me if »
- Debra Birnbaum
Viola Davis became just the second African American to win Best TV Drama Actress at the SAG Awards, claiming the prize Sunday for her starring role in "How to Get Away with Murder." The first to break through the color barrier was Chandra Wilson, a featured player on "Grey's Anatomy," who won this award in 2006. (SAG does not differentiate between lead and supporting on the TV side). -Break- However, Wilson was unable to parlay this victory into an Emmy, despite four consecutive bids in the Supporting Actress category. She lost in 2005 and 2006 to Blythe Danner ("Huff"), in 2007 to co-star Katherine Heigl and in 2008 to Dianne Wiest ("In Treatment"). While four African American women have won that Emmy race -- Gail Fisher ("Mannix," 1970); Alfre Woodard ("Hill Street Blues," 1983), Madge Sinclair ("Gabriel's Fire," 1991) and Mary Alice ("I'll Fly Away,&quo..."' »
4 items from 2015
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