This year’s Primetime Emmy Awards will feature an expanded slate of short form categories, and with the awards show’s voting period now open, digital media companies are looking to cash in. In particular, online video network Maker Studios,...Show More Summary
Don Mischer is returning as producer of the 68th Emmy Awards. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Emmys will be broadcast live on ABC, Sunday, September 18, from LA’s Microsoft Theater. This will be Mischer’s sixth time producing the awards....Show More Summary
Last September, HBO made a rare sweep of the top series categories at the Primetime Emmy Awards, with Game of Thrones winning best drama and Veep winning best comedy. Soon after that, Michael Lombardo started to contemplate an exit from...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — The Television Academy is all about being "platform agnostic." Last month, the Academy announced that it will expand its Primetime Emmy Awards short form category to include content from digital creators and distributors. While...Show More Summary
Emmy organizer The Television Academy said today that its online entry site is live for submissions for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, which are set for September 18 and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on ABC. The deadline for all entries is May 2. Show More Summary
He’s back! Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the Primetime Emmy Awards on ABC for the second time. He first hosted in 2012 when the alphabet network last broadcast the ceremony. “I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again,” Kimmel said in a statement. Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel will return to the stage of the Microsoft Theater as host of the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC has announced. Kimmel previously hosted the Emmy Awards for ABC in 2012, the last time the network featured the broadcast. New president of ABC Entertainment Channing Dungey had nothing...
Late-night TV’s Jimmy Kimmel will host the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, the Television Academy announced Monday. “Jimmy Kimmel is the consummate showman,” Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, is quoted as saying in the Television Academy’s press release. Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel will host this year's Emmy Awards broadcast. ABC announced Monday that Kimmel, host of that network's late-night "Jimmy Kimmel Live," will return for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs Sept. 18. Kimmel's comment on the news: "I have a feeling I'm going to be great." It's the...
The negotiations are complete and the job of hosting the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards has been given to ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel. ABC and the Television Academy made it official this morning, confirming a hire that had been expected since last...
The ceremony will air Sept. 18 on ABC, home of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
ABC is sticking with the prank-loving devil it knows for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards. Jimmy Kimmel, ABC's flagship late night host, revealed on Monday that he'll serve as master of ceremonies once again at September's 68th Annual Emmy Awards. Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped to host the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. This will be the second time Kimmel has hosted the Emmy ceremony, after first emceeing for ABC in 2012; The...
ABC confirmed this morning its late night host would return to host the Primetime Emmy Award when it was the network’s turn to broadcast the ceremony, on Sunday, September 18. This marks Kimmel's second time as host of the Emmys. Prior...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — The Television Academy announced Wednesday it will expand its Primetime Emmy Awards short form category to include content from digital creators and distributors. That means content from YouTube Red, Maker Studios, Fullscreen,...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — For the first time ever, the Television Academy will expand its Primetime Emmy Awards short form category to include content from digital creators and distributors. Image: screenshot "Our industry is aggressively, quickly...Show More Summary
PewDiePie already boasts the largest following on YouTube, and now the popular creator could add another accomplishment to his list: an Emmy award. Today the Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year's Primetime Emmys. Show More Summary
The TV Academy is expanding its Primetime Emmy Awards’ shortform categories, reflecting the growth in storytelling across an expanding TV landscape. The Academy’s board of governors also approved other awards rule and procedure changes for 2016. Show More Summary
ABC has launched talks with its late-night star Jimmy Kimmel about hosting this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Having the host broadcast network’s late-night star host the show has become standard operating procedure, so it would be much bigger news were ABC not talking to Kimmel about the gig. Show More Summary
ABC is in negotiations with Jimmy Kimmel to host this year's Emmy Awards, Variety has learned. Kimmel, host of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," is a natural choice for the Alphabet, which is airing the Primetime Emmy Awards in September under the wheel system wherein the telecast rotates each year among...