Emmy Awards

This image released by Netflix shows Aziz Ansari in a scene from, "Master of None." Ansari is nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, the sole Asian-American acting nominee. (Netflix via AP)
September 12, 2017 - 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday's ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it's a lop-sided outcome in the struggle for diversity. "Master of None" star Aziz...
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Stephen Colbert, left, and Hayma Washington participate in the 2017 Primetime Emmy Red Carpet Rollout at the Microsoft Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Emmys will be held on Sunday. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
September 12, 2017 - 3:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If this whole TV thing doesn't work out for Stephen Colbert, he has a bright future in carpet sales. The first-time Emmy Awards host helped roll out the show's ceremonial red carpet Tuesday at L.A. Live alongside telecast producers, saying that while it's an honor to host the...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a cast member in the HBO series "Veep," poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration event for the show at the Television Academy in Los Angeles. HBO says its much-honored political comedy "Veep" is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday, Sept. 6, that "Veep" will air its seventh and final season in 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2017 - 9:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO says its much-honored political satire "Veep" is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday that "Veep" will air its seventh and final season in 2018. Series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won five consecutive Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Selina Meyer, a self-absorbed...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Oprah Winfrey attends the premiere of HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" at the SVA Theatre in New York. Winfrey, Alec Baldwin and Jim Parsons are among the stars who will be handing out trophies at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Other presenters include Anthony Anderson, Nicole Kidman and Debra Messing. Stephen Colbert will host the Emmys, to air live on CBS on Sept. 17, 2017. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2017 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin and Jim Parsons are among the stars who will be handing out trophies at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Other presenters include Riz Ahmed, Anthony Anderson, Jason Bateman, Jessica Biel and Edie Falco; Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Rashida Jones,...
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This image released by Amazon shows Judith Light in "Transparent." Light was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Emmy Awards ceremony, airing Sept. 17 on CBS, will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. (Jennifer Clasen/Amazon via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 8:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judith Light's third Primetime Emmy nomination came Thursday morning, but not without a pang of grief. This will be Light's first awards season in 36 years without her manager, Herb Hamsher, who died in October. Light dedicated her nomination to him during an interview Thursday...
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This image released by Amazon shows Judith Light in "Transparent." Light was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Emmy Awards ceremony, airing Sept. 17 on CBS, will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. (Jennifer Clasen/Amazon via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 7:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judith Light's third Emmy nomination came Thursday morning, but not without a pang of grief. This will be Light's first awards season in 36 years without her manager, Herb Hamsher, who died in October. Light dedicated her nomination to him during an interview Thursday afternoon...
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This image released by NBC shows Kate McKinnon as Justin Bieber, from left, Kenan Thompson as Steve Harvey and Kristen Stewart as Gisele Bündchen during a sketch on "Saturday Night Live." McKinnon was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Emmy Awards ceremony, airing Sept. 17 on CBS, will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 6:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fun facts about Thursday's nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards: ___ OSCAR WINNERS, EMMY NEWBIES Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Reese Witherspoon are Emmy hopefuls after scoring their first nominations from the Television Academy — and both for appearing in HBO projects with "...
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This Jan. 14, 2017 photo released by NBC shows Alec Baldwin President Elect Donald J. Trump in a sketch on "Saturday Night Live," in New York. Baldwin was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Emmy Awards ceremony, airing Sept. 17 on CBS, will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 6:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us." And that is them. When Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, one side of the TV coin hinted that broadcast's cultural relevance might be staging a comeback. This was thanks largely to the 11 nods granted NBC's "This Is Us," which broke out last fall as something...
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This image released by HBO shows Lena Dunham in "Girls." The series and cast members were overlooked for Emmy nominations announced Thursday, July 13. (Mark Schafer/HBO via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It starts moments after Emmy nominations are announced: a whole lot of head-scratching and teeth-gnashing over forgotten shows and actors. It's no different this year, with snub-citing and second-guessing at fever pitch following Thursday's announcements. How could Emmy judges turn...
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This Jan. 14, 2017 photo released by NBC shows Alec Baldwin President Elect Donald J. Trump in a sketch on "Saturday Night Live," in New York. Baldwin was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Emmy Awards ceremony, airing Sept. 17 on CBS, will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 2:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Saturday Night Live," powered by madcap skits skewering the Trump administration, earned 22 Emmy Award nominations, including bids for Alec Baldwin's florid portrayal of the president and Melissa McCarthy's manic, gender-busting take on press secretary Sean Spicer. The long-...
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