Television awards

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, Hayma Washington, chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, speaks at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The TV academy's first African-American chairman is stepping down after two years. Washington told Variety he decided against seeking a second two-year term so he could focus on his work as a producer and promote diversity. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2018 - 12:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The TV academy's first African-American chairman is stepping down after two years. Hayma Washington told Variety he decided against seeking a second two-year term so he could focus on his work as a producer and promote diversity. Washington also has served as chief executive...
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Amy Sherman-Palladino, en el centro a la izquierda, Daniel Palladino y el elenco y equipo de "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" reciben el Emmy a la mejor serie de comedia el lunes 17 de septiembre del 2018 en el Teatro Microsoft en Los Angeles. (Foto por Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
September 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. A record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people watched the awards show that kicked off a new television season on Monday night. The Nielsen company says that's down from the virtually identical audiences of 11.4 million from the...
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Glenn Weiss, right, winner of the award for outstanding directing for a variety special for "The Oscars" and Jan Svendsen pose in the press room after getting engaged at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 18, 2018 - 8:10 am
"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss — who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV. She said yes — thank...
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Tiffany Haddish arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 18, 2018 - 12:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 70th prime-time Emmy Awards being presented Monday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles (all times local): 9 p.m. Katt Williams was in awe as he approached the trophy table to pick up his Emmy for guest actor in a comedy series. He circled to the...
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This image released by FX shows Teddy Perkins in a scene from the comedy series "Atlanta." Perkins appeared at the Emmys Monday night in the same attire as worn on the comedy-drama on the show, sporting red velvet dinner jacket, heavy white makeup, prosthetics and a bob cut wig. (Guy D'Alema/FX via AP)
September 17, 2018 - 11:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A creepy, whiteface character from the FX hit series "Atlanta" has been seated in the front row and taking selfies at the Emmy Awards. Teddy Perkins appeared Monday night at the Microsoft Theater in the same attire as worn on the comedy-drama on the show, sporting red velvet...
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Claire Foy accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for "The Crown" at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
September 17, 2018 - 10:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Claire Foy of "The Crown" and Matthew Rhys of "The Americans" won top drama acting Emmys as Monday's ceremony spread its wealth around to streaming and cable but largely snubbed broadcasting and diversity. "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," Amazon's freshman sitcom about a 1950s...
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Jenifer Lewis arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 17, 2018 - 8:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys new gold carpet and Scarlett Johansson stunned as a goddess in white during the parade of fashion on TV's biggest night. Johansson's gown featured drop sleeves with a plunging neckline and high side slit...
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September 17, 2018 - 8:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A scuffle between Tom Arnold and a producer of "The Apprentice" has led to an exchange on social media. Arnold tweeted that producer Mark Burnett choked him at a pre-Emmys party Sunday in Los Angeles. Burnett's wife, actress Roma Downey, tweeted that Arnold "tried to ambush" the...
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Andrew Lloyd Webber, left, John Legend, and Tim Rice winners of the award for outstanding variety special for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" poses in the press room during night two of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at The Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
September 09, 2018 - 10:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's live version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" won an Emmy Award on Sunday and that made three men extra happy — it meant star John Legend, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice joined the elite squad of EGOT winners. The musical's win for best live variety special...
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Tiffany Haddish attends the NYFW Spring/Summer 2019 Brandon Maxwell fashion show at Classic Car Club Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
September 09, 2018 - 3:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish led an African-American sweep of Emmy Awards for TV series guest actors, a landmark moment in the entertainment industry's effort to foster diversity. Haddish was honored at Saturday's creative arts Emmys for hosting "Saturday Night Live," while Katt Williams won...
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