New this week: 'Nomadland,' 'Kenan' and Andra Day music
This image released by NBC shows, from left, Dani Lane as Aubrey, Kenan Thompson as Kenan, and Dannah Lane as Birdie in a scene from the comedy series, "Kenan," premiering on Feb. 16. (Casey Durkin/NBC via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. The album has 13 tracks including “Tigress & Tweed,” an original Day wrote with veteran singer-producer Raphael Saadiq. Ad— “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson, who two decades ago co-starred in “Kenan and Kel,” is headlining his own sitcom. It details the African American church’s history, from enslavement to emancipation, Jim Crow, and the Civil Rights movement to today.
Inside 2019 Emmys After-Parties: Gwendoline Christies Epic Outfit Change and More!
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesAfter walking the Emmys red carpet together, former exes Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor posed with Schitts Creek star Eugene Levy and his wife, Deborah Divine. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBOPeter Dinklage was over the whole red carpet attire. Leon Bennett/WireImageVentimiligias This Is Us co-star and on-screen wife, Mandy Moore, also opened up to ET about her outfit change for the after-parties. My favorite thing was seeing my dear sister, Susan Kelechi Watson, on the red carpet and we were literally in the same dress. I just knew she was wearing pink and red.For more Emmys fun, watch the clip below:Reporting by Liz Mortham, Brendon Geoffrion.
'GOT' wins final Emmy battle
Peter Dinklage accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award for "Game of Thrones" onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. The show went on to win OutstandingHOLLYWOOD, Calif. - 'Game of Thrones' has won its final Emmy battle. The HBO series picked up the best drama Emmy at Sunday's ceremony, capping off its final season with a coveted achievement. "Game of Thrones" is now tied with "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law," "The West Wing," and "Mad Men" for most wins in the best drama category. Heading into the night, the drama had 32 total nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations earned in a single year by a drama series.
'Game of Thrones' Cast Had the Most Fun Reuniting at 2019 Emmys
Having spent eight seasons together on one of the hottest shows on television, the cast of Game of Thrones were thrilled to reunite at the 2019 Emmys in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday. The gang from the HBO hit, who wrapped filming in July 2018, were clearly having the most fun at the television awards soiree! Dinklage has received nominations in the category for every season of Game of Thrones, and set a new record with the most Emmys ever in the category. See more on the tight squad from Game of Thrones and their 2019 Emmys night out below. RELATED CONTENT:Emmys 2019: 'Game of Thrones' and 'Fleabag' Win the Night's Top Awards'Game of Thrones' Cast Reunites Onstage to Present at 2019 EmmysThe 'Game of Thrones' Men Step Out in Dapper Looks at the 2019 Emmys
Emmy Awards 2019: All of the Major Milestones and Historic Wins
Between the Primetime and Creative Arts Emmy ceremonies, which were handed out the weekend prior, there were also several historic and notable wins that will make 2019 a memorable one for years to come. The series also extended its record for the most wins for a drama series with 59 Emmys while also setting a new record for the most Emmy wins for a final season of a drama series. RuPauls wins for hosting and Outstanding Competition Program makes him the second most awarded African-American person in Emmy history with six awards, putting him just behind Hayma Washington, who has seven total wins. The win is the only Emmy for the revival while the series took home two during its original run. RELATED CONTENT:Emmys 2019: Billy Porter Talks Nomination and Says 'Authenticity Always Wins' (Exclusive)Emmys 2019: Anthony Anderson and Bryan Cranston Hilariously 'Save' the Hostless Ceremony2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards: The Complete List of Winners
Peter Dinklage Sets Emmy Record With Fourth Win for 'Game of Thrones'
The Game of Thrones star collected his fourth Emmy on Sunday, wrapping up his eight-season run as Tyrion Lannister on the HBO series in epic fashion. With Dinklages fourth win in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category, in which he has received nominations in for every season of Game of Thrones, he sets a new record with the most Emmys ever in the category. It's been about 10 years...," Dinklage said onstage to accept his award, referencing the last decade dedicated to Game of Thrones. The most decorated Game of Thrones actor, Dinklage holds the record for the most Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series nominations with eight. Game of Thrones leads all shows this year with 32 Emmy nominations, where it is up for seven major drama categories being presented during Sundays telecast, including Outstanding Drama Series.
Game of Thrones Dominates the Emmy Nominations in Final Season
Game of Thrones is going out on top. On Tuesday, the Television Academy announced the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards with the HBO series earning a total of 32, including Outstanding Drama Series, for its eighth and final season. While the series has been rewarded with 47 wins over the course of the series -- the most for any scripted drama -- the final season was met with fan backlash and mixed reviews. Last season, Game of Thrones garnered 22 nominations, including seven for the top acting, writing and directing prizes as well as Outstanding Drama Series. In total, the series has received 128 nominations and remains the most nominated and most awarded drama series in the history of the Emmys.