Posts tagged "emmy nominations"

Comedy Central’s Sketch Show ‘Key & Peele’ To End After This Season

The successful and hilarious show Key & Peele, starring Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key is ending five seasons together on Comedy Central. The comedic duo has apparently decided to part ways for unknown reasons.
It’s a huge bummer for fans, as the show has been considered seriously groundbreaking with its racial, gender and generally biting…

Katrin Higher / July 26, 2015

Even Madeleine Albright Is An Amy Poehler Fan

To congratulate Amy Poehler on her Emmy nomination, Madeleine Albright made out a very special autograph to Leslie Knope, her Albright-worshipping character on “Parks and Recreation.” Amy was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. If only Leslie knew she had so many friends in high places! [Twitter, The Wire]…

Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

Joel McHale Trains Melissa McCarthy For Tomorrow’s Emmy Nominations Special

Tomorrow morning at exactly 5:35 a.m., Melissa McCarthy of “Bridesmaids” will join Pacey Witter Joshua Jackson of “Fringe” to announce this year’s Emmy nominees. Nervous about the gig, Melissa consulted last year’s host, the hilarious Joel McHale, for advice. And thus, this hilarious training video was born. I cracked up when Joel rubbed a…

Quotable: Jon Hamm Awoke To A Fart And An Emmy Nomination

“I was in bed with Jennifer and my mutt Cora, who farted in my face. Not cool. She’s sort of over it all. … There was a flurry of texts between John Slattery, Lizzy Moss and Christina Hendricks and I. And I sent a text to Miss Jones, but have not heard a response yet.

“True Blood” And Other Shows We Can’t Believe Didn’t Get Emmy Nods

Mulling over the list of the 2009 Emmy Nominations released earlier today, I felt pretty good—Tina Fey and “30 Rock” pulled in 22 nominations, and “Mad Men” reeled in 16. “Lost,” “Flight of the Conchords,” “Weeds, “How I Met Your Mother”—they were all there. But I was flabbergasted to find that my beloved “True Blood&#8221…

Daniela Guernica / July 16, 2009

“Mad Men” Leads The Way On Emmy Nominations

The 2009 Primetime Emmy Nominations were announced this morning and I’m thrilled that all my favorites got nods (well, except “The Bachelor,” but I’m sure that was just an oversight). “The Office,” “30 Rock,” “Flight of the Conchords,” and “This American Life” all got nominated, and “Mad Men” cleaned house with a whopping 16 nominations,…

Wendy Atterberry / July 16, 2009

Emmy Nominations: Where Are The Mad Women?

The Emmy nominations were announced this morning and it was exciting to see so many of our favorites on the list — 30 Rock, Mad Men, and even Amy Poehler nominated for her work on Saturday Night Live. But why oh why were the ladies from Mad Man dissed by the Academy? We were soooo…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2008