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The Handmaid's Tale
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
With Guild awards season in the offing--replete with TV categories--the 2019 Emmys could be a harbinger in some cases of what shows will resonate in the industry competitions ahead. Front and center are shows that made their last and first hurrahs at this year’s Emmy Awards. On the former score...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
Writers Guild TV Drama Series Nominees: "The Crown," "Handmaid’s Tale," "Mindhunter," "Succession," "Watchmen"
Nominations for the 72nd Annual Writers Guild Awards have been revealed across television categories with drama series contenders being The Crown (Netflix), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Mindhunter (Netflix), Succession (HBO) and Watchmen (HBO).
Thursday, Sep. 13, 2018
Sometimes the story about the storyteller can in some respects rival the stories he or she is lauded for telling. Consider the case of composer Carlos Rafael Rivera who was nominated for two Emmy Awards in recognition of his work on the Netflix series Godless. Rivera wound up winning...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018
Wendy Hallam Martin’s work on The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) has yielded marquee industry recognition, including her first American Cinema Editors (ACE) nomination and win earlier this year for the “Offred” episode. And most recently, Martin scored her first career Emmy nom--which came in...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018
For director Kari Skogland, it’s been a long journey to reach the destination of her first Emmy nomination. Over the years, her body of stellar work has spanned such shows as Boardwalk Empire, Penny Dreadful, The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, The Borgias, House of Cards, Power,...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018
Colin Watkinson’s work on The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) won him the Emmy in the Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series Emmy (One Hour) category in 2017 and has gotten him nominated again this year.
“I feel like we’ve continued to grow with the show while maintaining...
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018
"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time.
Netflix's 112 nominations...
Sunday, May. 20, 2018
Peabody Award winners and nominees were celebrated at a gala evening event on Saturday (5/19) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Hasan Minhaj, comedian, writer and senior correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” hosted the proceedings while also receiving a Peabody...
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
In the new season of "The Handmaid's Tale," there are tantalizing flashbacks to what preceded the Republic of Gilead, the bleak shredding of a flawed but free society. There also are suggestions that a fight is brewing against the oppressive state and its enslavement of women.
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed nine Entertainment winners, including Children’s & Youth, for programs released in 2017. Honorees include a dystopian look at the United States, a 1950s female comedian who runs afoul of decency laws, innovative reflections on diversity from up-and...