Stephen Colbert to host the 69th Emmy Awards
CBS and the Television Academy today announced that Emmy Award winner Stephen Colbert, the multi-talented host of The Late Show… MORE Stephen Colbert to host the 69th Emmy Awards appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert to Host the 2017 Emmy Awards
Late Show host Stephen Colbert just landed another major hosting gig. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Colbert has signed on to host the 2017 Emmys, which will air on CBS Sunday, September 17th. It will mark the first live awards show hosting gig for Colbert (aside from the Kennedy Center H... [Read More]
SNL mocks sad shows masquerading as sitcoms or TV comedy to win awards
CBS broadcasts the most popular sitcoms on TV, but all of the Emmys and Golden Globes for best comedy series recently have gone to series that aren't necessarily all that funny. Go figure! So Saturday Night Live got two-for-one when it made this parody of shows such as Amazon's Transparent by promot... [Read More]
SNL mocks sad shows masquerading as sitcoms or TV comedy to win awards
CBS broadcasts the most popular sitcoms on TV, but all of the Emmys and Golden Globes for best comedy series recently have gone to series that aren't necessarily all that funny. Go figure! So Saturday Night Live got two-for-one when it made this parody of shows such as Amazon's Transparent by promot... [Read More]
The 2016 Emmy Awards Set a New All-Time Ratings Low
The Nielsen ratings for last night’s Emmys hosted by Jimmy Kimmel are in, and they’re not great. According to The Hollywood Reporter, last night’s Emmys on ABC averaged just 11.3 million viewers, beating last year’s ceremony hosted by Andy Samberg as the lowest-rated Emmys ev... [Read More]
‘Key and Peele,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ ‘Veep,’ and More Win 2016 Emmys
The 68th Emmy Awards aired last night with host Jimmy Kimmel, and among the comedy-related winners were Veep for Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and the final season of Key and Peele for Outstanding Variety Sketch series. Kate McKinnon took home the ... [Read More]
‘Key and Peele,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ ‘Veep,’ and More Win 2016 Emmys
The 68th Emmy Awards aired last night with host Jimmy Kimmel, and among the comedy-related winners were Veep for Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and the final season of Key and Peele for Outstanding Variety Sketch series. Kate McKinnon took home the ... [Read More]
‘Key and Peele,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ ‘Veep,’ and More Win 2016 Emmys
The 68th Emmy Awards aired last night with host Jimmy Kimmel, and among the comedy-related winners were Veep for Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and the final season of Key and Peele for Outstanding Variety Sketch series. Kate McKinnon took home the ... [Read More]
‘Key and Peele,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ ‘Veep,’ and More Win 2016 Emmys
The 68th Emmy Awards aired last night with host Jimmy Kimmel, and among the comedy-related winners were Veep for Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and the final season of Key and Peele for Outstanding Variety Sketch series. Kate McKinnon took home the ... [Read More]
Emmys 2016 winners in comedy: From first-timers to respected vets
The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, handed out Sunday night live on ABC, saved its biggest prizes for repeat winners but had plenty of opportunities to reward first-timers in the first half-hour of the telecast. In just the first few categories: Louie Anderson won his first Emmy Award, in the supporting... [Read More]