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2014 American Poets Prize Winners

6 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Academy of American Poets has revealed the winners of the 2014 American Poets Prizes. The organization will give out more than $200,000 to poets in award money. Robert Hass has won the Wallace Stevens Award, an honor which recognizes “proven mastery in the art of poetry” and comes with a $100,000 stipend. Show More Summary

Netflix And Time Warner: What This Year's Emmy Awards Tell Us About Big Media

By The Entertainment Oracle: Monday night the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences gave out the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards…and they were almost all carbon copies of past years. That's the problem with the Emmys as unlike itsShow More Summary

The Emmys Go Social: Good But They’re NOT The MTV Video Music Awards

Sometimes, these contests just aren't fair. The good old Emmys, the TV Academy and this year's host network, NBC, all lined up the most fiercest lineup ever they imagined of social-media goodness for Monday night's broadcast of TVs top awards. Show More Summary

Robert Hass Awarded the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets

Today, the Academy of American Poets awarded Robert Hass the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. The award was among a suite of prizes awarded by the Academy, totaling over $200,000, and given to poets at various stages in their careers. From Poets.org: Robert Hass has received the WALLACE STEVENS AWARD, which is given annually [...]

Emmy Awards 2014: Sofia Vergara Bit Stirs Controversy, She Says ‘Lighten Up’

A strange moment of the 2014 Emmy Awards came about midway through the broadcast, when “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara came out to introduce Bruce Rosenblum, the CEO of the Television Academy.

Stephen Colbert Is Fake Sorry for Having Only One Female Writer

At Monday night’s Emmy Awards, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum decided to spice up his annual rote spiel about the Academy’s mission by inviting Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara to stand on a rotating pedestal and pose mutely. Show More Summary

People Are Outraged After Sofia Vergara's 'Sexist' Emmys Bit

To provide some eye candy as Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum gave a speech during Monday night's Emmy Awards, Sofia Vergara hopped up on a platform and posed as she spun around on a pedestal like a trophy. Show More Summary

The EMMYs put Sofía Vergara on a Pedestal; Rotate her 360 Degrees to Show Commitment to Diversity

Bruce Rosenblum, chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, took the stage last night at the 2014 EMMY Award ceremony to talk about diversity in the television industry. And what better way of showing your commitment to diversity … Continue reading ?

Sofia Vergara defends her Emmy skit after it's called 'blatantly sexist'

The internet was abuzz Monday night after Modern Family star Sofia Vergara participated in a bit some deemed sexist at the Emmy Awards. Vergara introduced Bruce Rosenblum, chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He asked Vergara to stand on a slowly rotating pedestal, and he began to yack away about the industry. Show More Summary

Emmys 2014: Sofia Vergara calls 'sexist' claims 'ridiculous'

Chances are "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara didn't expect to be defending her comedic bit at the 66th primetime Emmy Awards, but that's exactly what she ended up doing.Vergara introduced president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Bruce Rosenblum for a segment on the show, then proceeded to stand on a rotating pedestal while he spoke. Show More Summary

The Winners of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by Seth Meyers. You can view the list of winners below and watch a lot of their acceptance speeches as well.

16 Honest Twitter Reactions to Emmys' Sexist Sofia Vergara Bit

It's the Emmys, 1965 edition The awards show hit an uncomfortable note when Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum asked Sofia Vergara to stand on a rotating pedestal while he discussed the diversity of television production. The Modern...Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara's Onstage Bit at the Emmys: Funny or Fcked Up?

Sofia Vergara introduced Bruce Rosenblum, president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, at the Emmy Awards on Monday night and what happened next was a little disconcerting. In lieu of the spiel he normally gives on stage about who the Academy is and what they do, Bruce asked Sofia Vergara to step onto a rotating platform while he spoke. Show More Summary

Breaking Bad And Sherlock Dominate At The Emmy Awards

Never mind that Breaking Bad wrapped up the second half of its final season nearly a year ago. Out of sight definitely didn't mean out of mind for the Academy voters this year, as the acclaimed AMC drama dominated the Emmy Awards, facing off against HBO's Game of Thrones and True Detective, among other series, and coming out on top. Show More Summary

The Emmy Awards Objectify Sofia Vergara During A Speech About Diversity On Television

The Emmys took a very troubling turn with a bit that presented Sofia Vergara's body as evidence that TV throughout the years has known how to present viewers with “something compelling to look at.” As the president of the Academy spoke about, of all things, diversity on television, Vergara spun around on a literal rotating pedestal. Show More Summary

Breaking Bad Dominates At The Emmy Awards

Never mind that Breaking Bad wrapped up the second half of its final season nearly a year ago. Out of sight definitely didn't mean out of mind for the Academy voters this year, as the acclaimed AMC drama dominated the Emmy Awards, facing off against HBO's Game of Thrones and True Detective, among other series, and coming out on top. Show More Summary

List of winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

List of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Roast Matthew McConaughey for Slumming it on TV

During a welcomed reprieve from host Seth Meyers' snoozy jokes, Jimmy Kimmel raised the question we've all been pondering leading up to the Emmys: Man, I can't believe bona fide Movie Star (and Academy Award Winner) Matthew McConaughey is going to be at an awards show...for television. Read more...

Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot

The 2014 Emmys telecast approaches, and although the television academy's official voting period is over, it's not too late to make your predictions about who will walk away with a statuette from the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Attenborough, the actor, outshone Attenborough, the director

Across the history of the Academy Awards, certain films have been rewarded as best picture of their respective years for two big reasons: scale of ambition, and personal financial risk. Producer Michael Todd went into hock up to his earlobes making "Around the World in 80 Days." In a...

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