Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards

1+ Emmy® and Golden Globe®- nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish,” will host the 8th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event honoring  outstanding achievements of both make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.  The … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards”

Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS

1+ The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 8th Annual MUAHS Awards, presented by HASK Beauty, in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. The hybrid virtual gala was held on Saturday night, April 3, 2021, before an audience of more than 1,000 worldwide. Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive … Continue reading “Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS”

Last Dance, Soul, black-ish among NAACP winners

1+ Disney received 17 NAACP Image Awards for 2021, including eight for ABC, which marked the most for any network or distributor this year. The awards were announced during a special live broadcast of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s black-ish, on Saturday, March 27, and as part of a … Continue reading “Last Dance, Soul, black-ish among NAACP winners”

Steve Pink’s comedy continues at VANDAL

1+ When Anthony Anderson and his real-life mama teamed up for T-Mobile during 2020’s Super Bowl LIV broadcast, the Steve Pink-directed spot instantly resonated, as much for the escalating comedic beats as the credibility of the performances. His LV follow-up, “Family Drama,” came in at #5 on the Ace Metrix Funniest Super Bowl Ads consumer … Continue reading “Steve Pink’s comedy continues at VANDAL”

When a kid makes a wish to go to black-ish

1+ Dream big. These are the words of encouragement that Make-A-Wish kid, Julius, a 17-year-old from Summerton, South Carolina, has for children with critical illnesses, and the high school senior speaks from experience. Last year, Make-A-Wish and Disney granted Julius’ wish to visit the set of ABC’s Emmy-nominated comedy black-ish was granted, and the teen—who plans to … Continue reading “When a kid makes a wish to go to black-ish”

Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys”

1+ Last night, in front of a mostly empty Staples Center, The Television Academy celebrated the 72nd Emmy Awards – or since we are in a pandemic “The PandEmmys” – recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-2020 television season. Unlike any broadcast preceding it, the virtual awards were hosted Jimmy Kimmel, … Continue reading “Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys””

‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

2+ Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max

2+ Congrats are in order to Raina Falcon. She has been named Vice President, HBO Max Publicity it was announced today by Jori Arancio, EVP Communications, HBO Max, TNT, TBS and truTV, to whom she will report. With this promotion, Falcon will oversee a team of publicists and spearhead the publicity effort for HBO Max’s Originals … Continue reading “Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max”

Emmy ratings dip 22%, HBO wins record 34

2+ So, did your favorite series win last night? Yes? No? Don’t know? If you were like a good percentage of the country, you may not have even cared about last night’s 71st Emmy Award broadcast from the Microsoft Center in downtown Los Angeles. Despite drawing a 5.8 household rating on Fox, a new record … Continue reading “Emmy ratings dip 22%, HBO wins record 34”

Presenting the 2019 – 2020 Fall TV Preview

1+ Now that we have bid farewell to The Big Bang Theory, we can now look forward to the 2019-2020 TV season. Last week was a long, entertaining presentation of upfronts where the networks paraded out the stars of returning and new shows to advertisers. Lots of questions do arise. Will Fox still deliver quality … Continue reading “Presenting the 2019 – 2020 Fall TV Preview”

From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms

2+ Al Pacino’s haunting portrayal of Joe Paterno was snubbed. SNL’s Keenan Thompson and Aidy Bryant were nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively. Although David Lynch’s 18-episode Twin Peaks was nominated for 9 Emmy’s, the series was largely ignored in major categories. Netflix dethroned HBO as most nominated network. Jesus. He … Continue reading “From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms”

The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards

7+ Last night, the non-televised portion of The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards took place here in Pasadena. The celebration of outstanding work by African Americans in film, TV, music, and literature inspired the likes of Mary J. Blige (Mudbound), Morgan Freeman, Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), and Kareem Abdul Jabbar to attend. While ten … Continue reading “The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards”

Promising Young Woman, Borat among WGA winners

1+ The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2021 WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories during a first-time-ever joint, virtual ceremony. Hosted virtually by actor-writer-producer Kal Penn (Clarice), the 90-minute ceremony featured at-home … Continue reading “Promising Young Woman, Borat among WGA winners”

Complete list of Grammy winners

1+ The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

Lidl debunks suspiciously low prices conspiracy

1+ Lidl U.S. is a more recent newcomer to the American grocery scene and has been expanding through the market at a rapid rate which landed them as number one on NRF Hot 100 Retailers list of the fastest-growing retail companies.  “Shoppers have great enthusiasm for Lidl because our approach removes complexity and makes quality more … Continue reading “Lidl debunks suspiciously low prices conspiracy”

Screen Actors Guild announces nominations

1+ Nominees for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced by Lily Collins (Emily In Paris, Mank) and Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer, Blindspotting, The Good Lord Bird) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were … Continue reading “Screen Actors Guild announces nominations”

Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show

1+ The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Six-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees. For the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually, following the current safety … Continue reading “Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show”

‘The Witnesses’ presents many vantage points of 2020

1+ When the pandemic began we all became witnesses to a world outside of our windows. And nothing was ever the same again. The Witnesses is a collaboration between filmmaker Matt Ogens and Invisible Collective, a creative collective dedicated to making diverse and unique voices heard, founded by Justin Polk. For this timely project, Ogens … Continue reading “‘The Witnesses’ presents many vantage points of 2020”

Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees

1+ The 63rd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing (earlier than usual) Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. After 40 years, Ken Ehrlich, the show’s producer has retired, and Ben Winston (known for his work on James Corden’s late-night show and Carpool Karaoke) will helm the awards production. … Continue reading “Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees”