The Creative Arts Awards portion of the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place on September 15 in Los Angeles, and the June 2013 broadcast of the 67th Annual Tony Awards was honored with four Primetime Emmy Awards. (more...)
The Tony Awards telecast took home four Emmys including Outstanding Special Class Program, Outstanding Musical Direction and Outstanding Musics and Lyrics for 'If I Had Time' with lyrics by Adam Schlesinger and music by David Javerbaum. (more...)
The wacky and wild group of players assembled by self-professed film trash king John Waters for the cult movie musical CRY-BABY re-assembled this weekend in honor of Johnny Ramone at a special tribute featuring his wife, Linda, which included primary cast members Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake and Traci Lords. (more...)
It's one of my favorite weekends of the year. The weekend I get to spend three days listening to exciting new works as presented by some of the best performers Seattle has to offer. And this year Village Theatre did not disappoint as they invited members, performers, staff and press to partake of their Village Originals 13th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Some good, some maybe not so, some needing a little more work than others but all showing a deep love for the art and presented by some of the best voices in town. Now, I can't review them as they're still works in progress but I can tell you about the shows presented over the weekend and let you know about the one show that while still in development is still running one more weekend and can have tickets purchased to by non-members (that would be you, Dear Readers). (more...)
Fusion, the groundbreaking news, information and lifestyle network for Latinos and millennials, today announced the channel will launch in millions of households nationwide on October 28. Fusion also unveiled key parts of its programming lineup featuring news, satire and original series. (more...)
The nominations for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, July 18 in Los Angeles, and the June 2013 broadcast of the 66th Annual Tony Awards was honored with five Primetime Emmy Award nominations. (more...)
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning at 8:40 AM PT live at Emmys.com. Kate Mara and Emmy Award's host Neil Patrick Harris joined Aaron Paul and Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman/CEO Bruce Rosenblum for the announcement at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. (more...)
Amazon Studios, the original film and series production arm of Amazon.com, today announced that it plans to produce pilots for six original comedy series. The series come from a diverse set of writers including newcomers to Hollywood and industry veterans with notable credits and awards. This marks the studios' first pilot production since expanding into original programming development earlier this year. (more...)
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2012 season. The winners will be honored at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York. (more...)
Amazon.com is considering its options when it comes to ordering and producing original programming - the multi-faceted online marketplace is reportedly finalizing a deal to greenlight a pilot for BROWSERS, a comedy from David Javerbaum and 3 Arts Entertainment.
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today the eight musicals selected to be part of the 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)
The June 2012 broadcast of the 65th Annual Tony Awards was honored last night with a fourth Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special. The award was accepted by Glenn Weiss, who had previously won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program in 2003 for the 56th Annual Tony Awards. The 2012 Tony Awards Telecast was also honored with three Emmy Awards, which were presented at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony last week. (more...)
Amongst the highlights for theatre fans, the 65th Annual Tony Awards picked up three Emmys - for Outstanding Special Class Program, Art Direction and Outstanding Song (It's Not Just for Gays Anymore' - written by Adam Schlesinger & David Javerbaum and performed by Neil Patrick Harris).
Smash choreographer Josua Bergasse picked up an award for Outstanding Choreography and the Kennedy Center Honors was named Outstanding Variety Special.