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Join Us For An Emmys Red Carpet Liveblog, Sunday At 6:30 PM EST!

Watching the Emmys red carpet tonight? Join us! The Frisky will be liveblogging the Emmys red carpet on Sunday night, beginning at 6:30 p.m., EST. If you want to stick around and chat during the show itself, that’s cool, too. We’ll be there for the first appearance of Jon Hamm on the red carpet … drool … til the very end. Check back with this post at 6:30 for all the liveblogging action… [Emmys.tv] Keep reading »

Quotable: Tina Fey Loves Her Carbs

“I thought about eating less bread [before the Emmys], and then I decided that I wasn’t going to do that. I think there should be some kind of jumpsuit, like an orange jumpsuit, that you can just wear that just signifies that I’m out. I’m not trying this year. I’m a non-combatant in fashion.”

Tina Fey, whose show “30 Rock” is nominated for several Emmys, has her priorities. [NYMag.com] Keep reading »

“Mad Men” Jostles For An Emmy For January Jones

“Mad Men” takes care of their own. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Elisabeth Moss will be entered as a “best supporting actress” nominee for the Emmys so that January Jones can be nominated in the “best lead actress” category all by her lonesome. Sources tell THR that a “best lead actress” Emmy has eluded Jones twice before and since the Emmys allows candidates to submit for their own categories, the folks behind “Mad Men” want to give Jones her best chance. Bummer for Elisabeth Moss, though! She might be a frontrunner for the Emmys’ “best supporting actress” category, but still, this is how catfights get started.

But can someone tell us the really important information here: What about Christina Hendricks?! [The Hollywood Reporter] Keep reading »

Victoria Rowell Explains Her Obama Gown At The 2009 Emmys

If Victoria Rowell had worn her Obama gown to the Emmy Awards last year, it probably wouldn’t have been so shocking because a lot of celebs were showing their support for Barack Obama‘s presidential campaign at that time. But she donned a dress with his face all over it at a time when most people are still trying to figure out whether it’s appropriate to still wear their Obama paraphernalia now that he’s president. Victoria said she was trying to make a statement and she certainly did, but I think her reasoning was lost in the shock value. She told Essence.com that health care reform was her motive for wearing the gown …

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“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” was nowhere to be found. I thought for sure this had to be a typo, but upon further inspection, I noticed a few other glaring omissions. After the jump, the categories we wish the Emmy folks would add so that all of our favorites walk out of the awards ceremony with a statue. Keep reading »

“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, including one for best drama, best actor Jon Hamm and best actress Elisabeth Moss. How did your favorites do? The complete list is here. Keep reading »

Slideshow: The Only Thing Vaguely Interesting About The Emmy’s Were The Clothes

I love award shows, so this means something coming from me — The Emmy’s sucked. And I’m not just bitter because Jon Hamm didn’t win Best Actor in a Drama Series for playing Don Draper on “Mad Men”. The best moment, by far, of the whole night was Tina Fey’s acceptance speech, but outside of that, the only thing I could muster up any enthusiasm about was the clothes. After the jump, ten looks that stood out, to go along with our poll below. Keep reading »

The Emmy’s Reward Women, Rather Than Girls

Being a woman of a certain age in Hollywood hasn’t been a desirable thing for a while, and roles tend to be few and far between once supple skin gets a little saggy and wrinkly. However, as much as we obsess over young celebs, it was the more established female crowd that won out in this year’s Emmy nominations. Only one actress nominated for an award, Ugly Betty‘s America Ferrera, is in her 20s. Almost all the Emmy-nominated actresses are older than 40, and those in their 40s are the young ones. Kyra Sedgwick, 42, is the youngest nominee for lead actress in a drama series (The Closer), and Laura Linney is the youngest to be nominated for lead actress in a miniseries or movie at age 44 (HBO’s John Adams). “People want to tune in to complex, interesting, quirky, unexpected, flawed characters, and that’s across the board, female and male,” said Rachel Griffiths, 39, nominated for Brothers & Sisters. “But the more mature actors maybe have an edge on confidence in terms of really owning those characters. I think as a young woman it’s considerably more difficult to amplify your unusual parts in quite the same way.” Why, because young women’s perky boobs are so distracting? However, it’s still a sad state in the world of movies. Like, WTF, Meryl Streep isn’t even mentioned on the movie posters for Mama Mia!?. However, after reading some of the movie’s reviews, maybe that’s better for her career. [AP] Keep reading »

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 hoping to see either January Jones (Betty Draper) or Elisabeth Moss (Peggy) recognized for their talents too, but old standbys like Sandra Oh from Grey’s Anatomy and Mariska Hargitay from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit got the nod instead. Snore! [Emmys.tv] Keep reading »

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