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‘Hot Priest’ and other reasons to watch Emmy winner ‘Fleabag’

‘Hot Priest’ and other reasons to watch Emmy winner ‘Fleabag’

Amazon’s dark dramedy “Fleabag” won the Emmy Award for best comedy series on Sunday night. And, if Twitter and series star and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge are to be believed, this is in part because of her character’s Season 2 love interest. “If it wasn’t for Andrew Scott,” Waller-Bridge joked while accepting the comedy series Emmy…MORE

Michelle Williams calls for gender pay parity in Emmy acceptance speech

Michelle Williams calls for gender pay parity in Emmy acceptance speech

Michelle Williams used her time on the Emmy stage to put out an impassioned call for gender pay parity and equality in the workplace. Below is the speech delivered by Williams, who won the award for best lead actress in a limited series for her role in FX’s “Fosse/Vernon.” “Thank you so much to the…MORE

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

“The category is love, y’all,” actor Billy Porter said while accepting his Emmy award for lead actor in a drama series. Porter, who was honored for his work in FX’s ground-breaking period drama “Pose,” made history Sunday night by becoming the first openly gay black man to win in this category, according to the Television…MORE

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘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. (HBO, like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.) “We loved every minute we spent with you,” executive producer D.B. Weiss said to the cast on stage.…MORE

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won’t make Emmy history this year. The odds had been in the legendary actress’ favor to pick up the Emmy award for best comedy actress, but “Fleabag” star Phoebe Waller-Bridge ended up besting her in a surprise win. Waller-Bridge’s success in the acting category came just a few awards after she picked up…MORE

Alex Borstein calls on women to ‘step out of line’ in moving Emmy speech

Alex Borstein calls on women to ‘step out of line’ in moving Emmy speech

Much like the character she plays on Amazon’s “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Alex Borstein’s second consecutive Emmy Awards acceptance speech for supporting actress in a comedy was funny with an undercurrent of seriousness. The actress, who plays the determined and opinionated manager Susie Myerson on the period drama, began her speech by referencing her win for…MORE

See who took home an Emmy Award

See who took home an Emmy Award

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were presented on Sunday. Below is a list of this year’s winners in major categories. Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method” Anthony Carrigan, “Barry” Tony Hale, “Veep” Stephen Root, “Barry” Tony Shalhoub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” *WINNER Henry Winkler, “Barry” Outstanding supporting actress in…MORE

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