Throughout it’s five-season run David Simon’s masterful The Wire only ever received two nods of approval from the ever-authoritative TV Academy. It’s the most famous snub in Emmys history, still questioned and analysed to this day seeing as The Wire is ranked as one of – if not the – greatest series ever put to television.... Continue Reading
The early hours of Friday morning were welcomed with the release of the nominees for this year’s Emmy Awards, with various categories proving that streaming giant Netflix continues to be a strong contender against traditional networks in the fight for award-winning television, with House of Cards, Master of None, Bloodline and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt all up for nominations in various categories.... Continue Reading
Bringing numerous, awkward cultural references and hilariously blunt take-downs, Andy Samberg has nailed his first ever gig hosting the Emmy’s, opening the ceremony with a 15 minute song and an excellent monologue, in which he announces his celeb beef with Amy Pohler, laments sharing a category with Bill Cosby, and threatens the replace an orchestra with the “mean nun” from Game of Thrones, amongst others. ... Continue Reading
We’re just hours away from The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by former SNL cast member and current star of Brooklyn Nine Nine, Andy Samberg. Do we also need to mention that he’s a member of the musical group The Lonely Island? So, chances are that we can expect some hilarious music numbers. And who do we rate as having the best chances to win the trophies themselves? Well, let’s take a look at a select number of categories that will be announced during the show: Continue reading Who will win at The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards? We make our predictions.