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Dick Van Dyke, 98, Just Made Emmy History

Actor picked is oldest Daytime Emmy winner ever for his guest star role on 'Days of Our Lives'

(Newser) - Dick Van Dyke has won a historic Daytime Emmy at age 98. The actor was honored Friday night as guest performer in a daytime drama series for his part as amnesiac Timothy Robicheaux on Peacock's Days of Our Lives, making him the oldest Daytime Emmy winner ever, per the...

Oppenheimer Continues Its Roll
Oppenheimer Continues Its Roll

Oppenheimer Continues Its Roll

Christopher Nolan's biopic wins big at SAG Awards, heads into Oscars with more steam

(Newser) - Oppenheimer continued to steamroll through Hollywood's awards season on Saturday, winning the top prize, for outstanding cast, along with awards for Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr., at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards. As the Academy Awards draw closer, Christopher Nolan's blockbuster biopic—already a winner at...

Emmy Host's 'Enforcer' Mom Interrupts Acceptance Speech

Apparently Anthony Anderson was serious about his joke that she'd keep time

(Newser) - Host Anthony Anderson opened Monday night's long-delayed Emmy Awards with a Mister Rogers' Neighborhood-style musical medley of television theme songs interspersed with lyrics about all the lessons the black-ish star has learned from TV. Then he went into his monologue, informing the audience that with 27 awards to hand...

Reimagined Golden Globes Got Off to a 'Rocky Start'

Host Jo Koy flubs some jokes in newfangled ceremony

(Newser) - The Golden Globes were in their 81st year but facing a new and uncertain chapter Sunday night. After a tumultuous few years and heaps of scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association was dissolved, leaving a new Globes, on a new network (CBS), to try to regain its perch as the...

Here Are Your Golden Globe Winners
Here Are Your
Golden Globe Winners

Here Are Your Golden Globe Winners

'Oppenheimer' dominates the night

(Newser) - Christopher Nolan's American epic Oppenheimer dominated the 81st Golden Globes Sunday night, winning best drama, while Yorgos Lanthimos' Poor Things pulled off an upset victory over Barbie to triumph in the best comedy or musical category, the AP reports. If awards season has been building toward a second match-up...

Margot Robbie Goes 'Full Barbie' on Golden Globes Red Carpet

Plus more looks from the awards show

(Newser) - Taylor Swift stunned in shimmery, liquid acid green custom Gucci at the newfangled Golden Globes , Sandra Hüller swept onto the red carpet in goddess green, and Margot Robbie went full Barbie in pink custom Armani Privé at Sunday's start of the rush-rush awards season, the AP reports. Colman...

This Year's Golden Globes Swag Bag Tops $500K

The Globes says it might be the 'most valuable' swag bag to date

(Newser) - The 81st Golden Globe Awards are coming in January, and despite Americans feeling the pinch in their wallets, the creators are going all out with what they're calling perhaps the "most valuable" gift bag "ever." Offerings in 2024's swag bag are valued over $500,000,...

Awards Season Kicks Off With De Niro Going Off-Script

He claims his speech was edited without his permission at Gotham Awards

(Newser) - Celine Song's wistful romance Past Lives earned top honors at the Gotham Awards on Monday evening at an award-season kickoff where the night's biggest drama came in a political speech by Robert De Niro that the actor claimed had been edited without his permission, the AP reports. Past ...

Grammy Nominations Leader Isn't Taylor Swift

SZA leads the pack with 9 nominations

(Newser) - The new Grammy nominees are out, with artist SZA leading the way at nine nominations, per the AP . "Kill Bill," her revenge anthem cloaked in an R&B ballad, earned her nods for record of the year, song of the year, and best R&B performance. SOS is...

Tony Awards Make History
Tony Awards Make History

Tony Awards Make History

First nonbinary actors win

(Newser) - The intimate, funny-sad musical Kimberly Akimbo nudged aside splashier rivals on Sunday to win the musical crown at the Tony Awards on a night when Broadway flexed its creative muscle amid the Hollywood writers’ strike and made history with laurels for nonbinary actors J. Harrison Ghee and Alex Newell, the...

Amid Strike, It Was a Strange MTV Awards

Pre-taped event looked a little different with no host, a lot of recycled live clips

(Newser) - A host-less, pre-taped and muted MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday became the first big awards show to air during the screenwriters' strike, offering a commercial-heavy broadcast featuring lots of past recycled live clips, the AP reports. Scream VI won the trophy for best movie, holding back competition from...

After Slap, Oscars Team 'Prepared for Anything'

Crisis response team has 'run many scenarios,' has plans in place, says Academy CEO Bill Kramer

(Newser) - It was the slap heard round the world —and it's still reverberating. In an effort to avoid another Will Smith-Chris Rock fiasco at the March 12 Oscars, a crisis team will be in place and "prepared for anything," Bill Kramer, CEO of the Academy of Motion...

Brendan Fraser Has Choice Words for Golden Globes

'I don't want it,' Oscar-nominated actor from 'The Whale' says of HFPA 'hood ornament,' er, trophy

(Newser) - Brendan Fraser is widely considered a top contender to win a best actor Oscar next month for his moving performance in The Whale, despite some critics raising eyebrows at how his character's obesity is handled in the film. One person who's sure of a Fraser victory at the...

The Stars Came Out for the Golden Globes. Then COVID Hit

Jamie Lee Curtis, Colin Farrell, others drop out of Critics Choice Awards days after first awards show

(Newser) - Celebrities came out in droves to celebrate the Golden Globes together on Tuesday, and many of the same stars were set to show up for the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday. Several, however, were forced to drop out of attending the second awards show after they discovered they'd contracted...

Golden Globes Monologue Makes Audience Squirm

Host Jerrod Carmichael calls out the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

(Newser) - Marvel movies might be based on comic books, but that doesn't mean they don't produce award-worthy acting: Yes, for the first time, an actor has won a Golden Globe for their role in a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. That actor is Angela Bassett, who on Tuesday night won...

Golden Globes Return. Here Are 26 of the Best Dressed

Awards ceremony is back after not being broadcast last year

(Newser) - The Golden Globes returned to the airwaves Tuesday night, just in time to celebrate the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 80th annual edition of the awards show after NBC dropped the telecast last year. "I’ll tell you why I’m here: I’m here ‘cause I’m...

Country Music's Entertainer of the Year Repeats

Singer Luke Combs wins CMA honor 2nd year in a row; Chris Stapleton, Lainey Wilson also win big

(Newser) - Luke Combs was crowned entertainer of the year at Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, the second year in a row that he's taken home the night's top honor. "I want to thank country music for making my dreams come true," Combs said, dedicating the award...

Responding to One Controversy, Chris Rock Creates Another

Comedian references Will Smith slap with joke about Nicole Brown Simpson, which didn't go well

(Newser) - Chris Rock won't be back to host the Oscars next year, at least according to his own telling, and yes, it appears to be linked to "the slap." The 57-year-old comedian performed Sunday night at Phoenix's Arizona Financial Theatre, which is where he informed the crowd...

Jennifer Hudson Is Now EGOT Royalty
Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson Is Now EGOT Royalty

40-year-old performer completes Emmy-Grammy-Oscar-Tony loop with Tony win for producing role

(Newser) - Meet your newest EGOT winner: Jennifer Hudson, who started out as a contestant on American Idol and has worked her way up to one of the most impressive achievements in entertainment. People reports that the 40-year-old actress and singer completed the EGOT feat—in which one wins an Emmy, Grammy,...

Tony Awards: Violent Guests Will Be Removed Immediately

Awards show clarifies policy in wake of Will Smith's Oscars incident

(Newser) - This year's Tony Awards will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 12—and organizers want to make sure it remains a slap-free zone. In a letter to potential ticket buyers, organizers said there was a new "no violence" policy, an apparent response...

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