Highlights from winners at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards
Would you believe Saturday Night Live took home the most Emmy Awards in 2017? Weird, right. But without Game of Thrones, or Mad Men, or Breaking Bad, or The Sopranos before them, there was no eligible primetime drama that really caught America’s full attention as much as the news and the fact ... [Read More]
‘SNL,’ ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Veep,’ and More Win 2017 Emmy Awards
The 2017 Emmys were handed out last night, and in case you missed it, comedy made history in two categories. Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series award for her work on Aziz Ansari’s Master of None (watch her fantastic acceptance speec... [Read More]
“SNL,” “Veep,” “Atlanta” and late night lead the comedies nominated for the 2017 Emmys
On September 17th, Stephen Colbert will host the 69th annual Emmy Awards, the event that honors the year’s best television… MORE “SNL,” “Veep,” “Atlanta” and late night lead the comedies nominated for the 2017 Emmys appeared first on The Laugh Bu... [Read More]
2017’s Emmy Nominees: ‘Full Frontal,’ ‘Atlanta,’ ‘SNL,’ ‘Veep,’ and More
The 2017 Emmy nominations were announced today, and they’re full of new and returning comedy series. Saturday Night Live earned the most comedy nominations, with noms going out to cast members (Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon), hosts (Dave Chappelle, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristen Wiig... [Read More]
2017 Emmy nominations for comedy and comedians on TV
I’ll get into all of this in detail later, but for now, just the facts, ma’am. Here are your nominees in the comedy categories for the 69th annual Emmy Awards, to be handed out live Sept. 17, 2017, on CBS. Full list here Comedy Series Atlanta (FX) black-ish (ABC) Master of None (Net... [Read More]
Rachel Bloom makes a music video to show how much she doesn’t care about award shows
Rachel Bloom has won a Golden Globe and two different awards from critics for her starring role in The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and been up for multiple Emmy Awards in recent years. But as Hollywood’s “For Your Consideration” Emmy campaigning hits full steam seemingly across... [Read More]
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]