Monday, September 21, 2015

PRESS ROUND-UP: Your comprehensive news summary of The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards 2015.

The complete list of winners  of the 67th PrimeTime Emmy Awards for 2015. And the winners according to show and channel.

2015 was highly unpredictable due to rule changes - resulting in (the usual) snubs but also several surprises. And how Tracy Morgan's surprise appearance after his car accident, stayed a surprise. He got a standing ovation.

Viola Davis made history as black actresses won big.

review of the ceremony and another review and yet another review of the "night of breakthrough".

Inside the Emmys - 11 things you didn't see on TV. How the Emmy wins of Viola Davis, Uzo Aduba and Regina King marks progress for black women in Hollywood and helped to create a night that meant something culturally.

Emmy's finally recognises a fantasy series as the rules change helps Game of Thrones over the wall. HBO thanked for "believing in dragons". Show breaks the record for most Emmy wins in one year.

HBO obliterates with winning 14 Emmys. Mad Men's Jon Hamm finally gets an Emmy (and thanks his ex girlfriend) and Allison Janney her 7th Emmy.

The 17 best and worse moments, the 11 best jokes from Andy Samberg's Emmy opening monologue that you can watch here). Variety says he wasn't that good a host and explains why.

Works in a Donald Trump joke, slams Bill Cosby and Paula Deen, and celebrates TV's diversity in opening monologue - mock's TV's overload of programming. Also mocks the Mad Men finale with a Coca-Cola parody just like in the last episode.

Jon Stewart calls life after The Daily Show"barren wasteland" in his Emmy speech. Julia Louis-Dreyfus also knocks Donald Trump in her speech.

Why the celebrities wore green ribbons (climate change!). It's a golden age for television but not for America's broadcasting channels - just for pay-TV channels.