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Wilson Cruz’s work with the Lgbtq community if finally getting the recognition it deserves!
The 43-year-old actor will be honored with the Point Courage Award at this year’s Point Honors Los Angeles Gala on Oct. 7 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The award recognizes those who have advocated for the future of the Lgbtq community and believe in the vision that investing in today's potential will produce a brighter tomorrow. Last year’s recipient was Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts.
"I am honored to be receiving the Point Courage Award,” Cruz said in a statement. "It's important that we continue to uplift and strengthen our Lgbtq youth who are the future of our community, and remind them that their voices are heard."
The Point Foundation is the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for Lgbtq students of merit.
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The 2017 Emmy nominations hinted at some spectacular actors and shows taking home important awards, and now a few of them have already won big. Alexis Bledel had an exciting win for The Handmaid's Tale, and American Horror Story: Roanoke's superb makeup effects were also acknowledged at the Creative Arts Emmys a few days before the big event. At the Emmys on Sunday night, actors like John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Laura Dern, and more snagged trophies for their incredible talents. In fact, the night included a number of historic wins, like Donald Glover's win for outstanding directing in a comedy series (he's the first black person to do so) and Lena Waithe's win for outstanding writing for a comedy series (she's the first black woman to take home the award). Take a look at all the winners below! Outstanding Drama Series The Handmaid's Tale Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series Elisabeth Moss, »
- Quinn Keaney
Nora Arnezeder (Safe House), Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment), Justin Chatwin (Shameless), Tomiwa Edun (The Hour) and Laura Fraser (Breaking Bad) have been cast in Crackle's upcoming sci-thriller In the Cloud., from Imperative Entertainment and Automatik. Production is underway in London and Manchester, England, on the 90-minute feature expected to release in December on the streaming network. In the Cloud takes place in the near future after dozens of people are killed in… »
At tonight’s 69th Annual Emmy Awards, the stars pulled out all the stops on the red carpet with some seriously stunning gowns. From flirty feather accents to beautiful custom creations, there was no shortage of A+ fashion moments on Sunday’s carpet. It was a challenge to narrow them down, but the PeopleStyle editors finally settled down on their favorite picks of the evening. Check out the looks we can’t stop talking about, and tell us: What was your favorite Emmy look of the evening?
The Best Beauty Looks at the 2017 Emmy Awards
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The streaming TV biz passed the ultimate Emmy threshold on Sunday night, as Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” made history.
“Handmaid’s Tale” picked up the win for outstanding drama series, which represents the first time a streaming service had one won of the top Emmy series prizes. It was just four years ago, in 2013, that Netflix became the first streaming platform to win an Emmy, as “House of Cards” picked up a handful of victories.
“Streaming has arrived, and we’re here to say what a wonderful journey,” said “Handmaid’s Tale” executive producer Warren Littlefield. Added exec producer Bruce Miller: “The way Hulu handled our show, they were bold and behind us and committed to making something interesting.”
The fact that Hulu was the first to land a top Emmy series prize, rather than Netflix, is a bit surprising, as Netflix came into this year’s »
- Michael Schneider
Outstanding Drama Series
The Handmaid’s Tale
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Limited Series
Outstanding Television Movie
Black Mirror: San Junipero
Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece)
Outstanding Lead Actor in »
He also pulled a rare auteur coup in winning the Emmy for comedy series directing as well. The win for directing marked an Emmy milestone as he became the first African-American to win in the category.
In the process of making his speech Sunday night, Glover jokingly give a shoutout to President Donald Trump… for an unconventional reason.
“I want to thank Trump for making black people number one on the most-oppressed list,” he said. “He’s probably the reason I’m up here.”
Glover also thanked his parents, FX, and his wife. “I’m so happy, wow,” he gushed onstage. “Thank you guys so much.”
After winning the Golden Globe for comedy actor earlier this year for his work as Earn on the FX comedy he co-created, Glover »
- Danielle Turchiano
There’s a new king of comedy in town!
“Yo, I’m so happy, wow,” he began. “Thank you guys so much, this is nuts. I want to thank my mom and dad, the city of Atlanta, FX.”
He continued, “I want to thank Michelle, my partner, you love me no matter what. I want to thank my son, my unborn son — we’re listening to Stevie tonight!”
Glover also publicly acknowledged his son born last »
- Ale Russian
Donald Glover has won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, making him a double winner tonight. The other nominees were Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”), Aziz Ansari (“Master of None”), Zach Galifianakis (“Baskets”), William H. Macy (“Shameless”), and Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”).
Read More:2017 Emmys Winners List (Updating Live)
“I’m so happy. Thank you guys so much. This is nuts,” the grateful winner said as he accepted his second trophy of the night; Glover also thanked his unborn son, Donald Trump (“for making black people #1 on the most-oppressed list”), and everybody in attendance. Other winners in the comedy category include Glover himself (Directing, “Atlanta”), Alec Baldwin (Supporting Actor, “Saturday Night Live”), and Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe (Writing, “Master of None”).
Stephen Colbert hosted this year’s ceremony, the 69th, from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. »
- Michael Nordine
[[tmz:video id="0_de1mj3zp"]] When Floyd Mayweather says Donald Trump's "locker-room talk" is A-ok, no one should listen ... Cause He's Illiterate -- this according to "Shameless" star Cameron Monaghan. We got Cam leaving Catch ... and the actor came at Floyd for claiming Trump's "grab them by the p***y" comment was how "real men speak." "He's a great boxer, but he can't read! Don't listen to that guy, it's ridiculous." Cam says real men have respect ... and would never talk like that. »
- TMZ Staff
[[tmz:video id="0_2e9br6h9"]] Frank Gallagher's a Chicago guy, but William H. Macy is officially on the Cleveland Indians bandwagon ... 'cause the 'Shameless' star is pulling for the Tribe to keep their historic wins streak alive!! The Indians have been absolutely dominant lately ... having won 22 straight games and coming within 4 of the all-time record, which was set by the New York Giants back in 1916. Macy's a Cubs fan -- and even threw out the 1st pitch at »
- TMZ Staff
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AMC is turning the Black Lives Matter movement into a TV drama.
The cable network is developing a scripted series based on the bestselling nonfiction book They Can’t Kill Us All, according to our sister site Deadline. The book, by Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery, looks at how decades of racial bias against African-Americans tie into the recent accusations of police abuse and rioting in Ferguson and Baltimore and led to the formation of the Black Lives Matter protest movement.
NBC’s “This Is Us” pulled out a big win with the last award of the night — the guest drama actor win for Gerald McRaney. The same was true for Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” as Alexis Bledel prevailed for guest drama actress.
“Saturday Night Live,” the venerable NBC sketch comedy, also took five wins, including comedy guest actor and actress awards for Dave Chappelle, as host, and Melissa McCarthy, for her guest appearances as former White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
“Stranger Things” took the drama series casting kudo — a category that is often a bellwether for program wins at the televised Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, which is set for Sept. 17. HBO’s “Big Little Lies” won for casting for a limited series.
- Cynthia Littleton
On the heels of the Twin Peaks revival wrapping its run, Sherilyn Fenn (aka Audrey Horne) has booked a recurring role on CBS’ upcoming S.W.A.T. reboot as the mother of Alex Russell’s character, Jim Street.
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While the S.W.A.T. team is working a human trafficking case, Street steps away from the case to do a favor for his imprisoned mother, Karen. A beauty once but now a weary product of almost 20 years in prison, Karen is doing time for the murder of her abusive husband. On the surface, »
When Showtime’s “Shameless” returns for its eighth season, the South Side of Chicago is going to be feeling the changes from the new presidential administration – most specifically in the form of anti-immigration Ice raids that hit businesses like Patsy’s Pies where Fiona (Emmy Rossum), Lip (Jeremy Allen White), and Veronica (Shanola Hampton) are working.
“We live in a world in which everybody is talking about what’s happening,” says executive producer John Wells. “I have very liberal tendencies, but the one thing you can say about what is happening is it’s started a conversation. There is a conversation in America about ‘Who are we? Who do we want to be? How did we get so separate? Why are we not talking to each other?’ And we try and go right at it.”
Though “Shameless” has always told its stories through a satirical, skewed lens, at its heart it has focused on a group of »
- Danielle Turchiano
Sparks are still flying for Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy! The beloved Hollywood pair celebrates 20 years of wedded bliss today, a major milestone for any couple—famous or otherwise. Felicity took to Instagram on Wednesday with a heartwarming tribute to the Shameless star, and yes it includes an epic set of vintage photo booth snapshots. "You took me home in 1985," the Desperate Housewives alum penned. "You married me in 1997. You give me a thrill every time you walk through the door. Thank you for marrying me 20 years ago today." Macy also tweeted, "Twenty years ago today I did the best thing I've ever done in my life. I married Felicity »
Throughout the years, some of the biggest names in Hollywood have coupled up to be partners in life and in craft. On and off screen, these couples have made a big showing at the Emmy Awards, some even winning multiple awards in one night.
This year, married couple William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman have a chance to go home again with the golden statuette. Both previous winners, Shameless star Macy is nominated for best lead actor in a comedy series, while American Crime's Huffman is up for best lead actress in a limited series or movie.
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- Victoria Berggren
William H. Macy is back in the Emmy race as Best Comedy Actor for “Shameless.” This is his fourth consecutive nomination for playing Frank Gallagher, an alcoholic father of six, in the Showtime series. Macy previously won twice for writing and starring in the TV movie “Door to Door” in 2003 and has seven additional bids: […] »
- Zach Laws
Shameless quickly became one of the most beloved shows on television when it debuted in 2011. The drama and hilarity of the Gallagher family resonated with audiences in a way that few other shows have. While the show often focuses on the struggles of Fiona and her father Frank, the youngest Gallagher became an instant favorite for many viewers. Carl, portrayed by the talented Ethan Cutkosky, is one of the most hilarious and entertaining characters on television. Cutkosky’s performances have been incredibly impressive, especially given his young age when the show began. Over the years, as the show grew, more
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Ethan Cutkosky »
- Timothy Hickey
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