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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Emmy Experts predict Elisabeth Moss will win Best Drama Actress, with Sandra Oh and Keri Russell tied for second place by Marcus James Dixon

Twenty-three of Gold Derby’s Emmy Experts from major media outlets have chimed in with their Best Drama Actress predictions, and Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Christina Wells becomes Broadway ‘diva’ after ‘Dreamgirls’ performance on ‘America’s Got Talent’ live show [WATCH] by Marcus James Dixon

Adult singer Christina Wells returned to “America’s Got Talent” 2018 this week to perform live from the Dolby Theatre in the Quarterfinals 3 episode. This time around Chri…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Courtney Hadwin returns to ‘America’s Got Talent’ and blows the roof off Dolby Theatre with ‘Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag’ [WATCH] by Marcus James Dixon

After becoming Howie Mandel‘s Golden Buzzer back in the early auditions of “America’s Got Talent,” 14-year-old singer Courtney Hadwin hasn’t been seen since. We…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

How to watch Best Drama Actress Emmy episodes for Claire Foy, Tatiana Maslany, Elisabeth Moss, Sandra Oh, Keri Russell, Evan Rachel Wood by Marcus James Dixon

TV academy members have just a few weeks to watch all of the Emmy episode submissions for the 2018 nominees before final voting takes place August 13-27. Which of this year’s Best Dra…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Emmy Experts predict Elisabeth Moss (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’) but warn to watch out for Sandra Oh (‘Killing Eve’) by Marcus James Dixon

Gold Derby’s Emmy Experts from major media outlets are nearly unanimous that Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) will win her second consecutive trophy for Best Dr…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Bryan Cranston hints that Walter White is still alive in the ‘Breaking Bad’ universe: ‘Was there a coroner’s report?’ by Marcus James Dixon

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the “Breaking Bad” premiere, producer/star Bryan Cranston joined creator Vince Gilligan and cast members Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norri…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

How to watch Comedy Guest Actor Emmy episode submissions for Sterling K. Brown, Bryan Cranston, Katt Williams … by Marcus James Dixon

Now that the 2018 Emmy nominations have been revealed, TV academy members have one month to watch episodes submitted by all of the nominees before final voting takes place August 13-27. Sinc…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 finale: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Bruce Miller and more chat shocking episode by Marcus James Dixon

WARNING: This report contains spoilers from the Season 2 finale of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Hulu premiered the highly anticipated Season 2 finale of “The Handmaid’…

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sterling K. Brown (‘This Is Us’) & Elisabeth Moss (‘Handmaid’s Tale’) will both repeat at 2018 Emmys, say 10 leading Experts by Marcus James Dixon

Even though Emmy voters love repeats, Best Drama Actor and Best Drama Actress haven’t repeated together since Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) and Glenn Close (“Damage…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Emmys will honor repeat winners like Sterling K. Brown and Elisabeth Moss, predicts All-Star User Jeffrey Kare by Marcus James Dixon

As one of the best predictors of the Emmy nominations two years in a row, our reader Jeffrey Kare now numbers among Gold Derby’s All-Star Users who compete in a league against our Expe…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Universal Television’s 2018 Emmy FYC mailer spotlights 34 shows including ‘World of Dance,’ ‘Will & Grace,’ ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ by Marcus James Dixon

Universal Television is hoping to have a galactic impact on the Emmy Awards this year thanks to its vast array of programming including “World of Dance,” “Will & Grace&…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Will Brian Tyree Henry’s Tony nomination for ‘Lobby Hero’ lead to Emmy love for ‘Atlanta’ Season 2? Experts say yes by Marcus James Dixon

On Tuesday Brian Tyree Henry received the first Tony nomination of his career, for the Broadway revival of Kenneth Lonergan‘s “Lobby Hero.” Henry earned rave reviews for p…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Jurnee (‘Bang Bang’): ‘American Idol’ singer raps and sings Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj hit [WATCH] by Marcus James Dixon

Sunday night during the Top 14 performance episode of “American Idol,” 18-year-old Jurnee sang Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj‘s “Bang Bang” for judg…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

‘Paterno’ reviews: Al Pacino ‘at his best’ in ‘remarkable’ performance as disgraced football coach Joe Paterno by Marcus James Dixon

Al Pacino is the king of HBO, winning Emmys for “You Don’t Know Jack” in 2010 and “Angels in America” in 2004. Both of these trophies came for playing real-life cha…

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

2018 Emmy predictions by Experts: Claire Foy could steal Elisabeth Moss’ crown by winning for final season by Marcus James Dixon

Based on the Emmy predictions of our Expert journalists who have chimed in with their early picks, Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) is on track to win her second cons…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Brian Tyree Henry: Will ‘Hero’-ic Broadway reviews lead to Emmy nomination for ‘Atlanta’ Season 2? by Marcus James Dixon

Despite a star-studded cast of A-listers that includes Chris Evans and Michael Cera, Brian Tyree Henry‘s performance is being singled out in the Broadway revival of “Lobby Hero.&…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Kelly Clarkson vs. Jennifer Hudson: Which ‘American Idol’ superstar is the better ‘The Voice’ coach? [POLL] by Marcus James Dixon

This season on “The Voice,” new coach Kelly Clarkson is not shy about bringing up the fact that she’d be the best mentor because she’s been through a similar process …

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Ariana Grande should replace Charlie Walk on ‘The Four’ Season 2, say 38% of fans [POLL RESULTS] by Marcus James Dixon

Fox’s singing competition “The Four” is in dire need of a shake-up following the ouster of judge Charlie Walk over allegations of inappropriate behavior. Well, 38% of fans …

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Golden Globes 2018: Will ‘Lady Bird’ or ‘Get Out’ join list of Best Comedy/Musical Films throughout history? by Marcus James Dixon

For seven decades, the Golden Globes have been one of the most important precursors for the Oscars. Thanks to splitting up Best Picture into two categories — Best Comedy/Musical and Be…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Golden Globes TV predictions: Can newcomer Katherine Langford take down frontrunner Elisabeth Moss for Best Drama Actress? by Marcus James Dixon

Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) is as close to a lock as we have at the 2018 Golden Globes, according to the nearly 1,000 people who’ve made their predictions …

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Robin Wright (‘House of Cards’) nabs Critics’ Choice TV Awards nomination, while Kevin Spacey gets skunked by Marcus James Dixon

Television journalists on Wednesday gave Robin Wright (“House of Cards”) a big hug in the form of a nomination at the Critics’ Choice TV Awards. Wright was nominated as Bes…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Justin Paul and Benj Pasek (‘The Greatest Showman’ lyricists) on ‘wonder and magic’ of movie musical [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Marcus James Dixon

The past year has been a whirlwind for lyricists Justin Paul and Benj Pasek. After prevailing at the Oscars for “La La Land” and the Tonys for “Dear Evan Hansen,” th…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

‘The Voice’ playoffs 2017: Shi’Ann Jones wows Jennifer Hudson with cover of Ariana Grande’s ‘Tattooed Heart’ [WATCH] by Marcus James Dixon

Night 1 of the playoffs aired Monday night on “The Voice” Season 13, with 15-year-old singer Shi’Ann Jones performing Ariana Grande‘s “Tattooed Heart” fo…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Golden Globes 2018 predictions: Is Elisabeth Moss unbeatable for Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’? by Marcus James Dixon

According to Gold Derby’s combined odds, the race for Best TV Drama Actress at the 2018 Golden Globes may be over before it’s even begun. Every single one of our industry exper…

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Scandal-plagued Kevin Spacey’s 12 best movies include ‘The Usual Suspects,’ ‘American Beauty’ and … by Marcus James Dixon

Kevin Spacey‘s sexual misconduct allegations may have resulted in his being fired from “House of Cards” by Netflix, but how much do you really know about the actor’s …

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Golden Globes 2018 predictions: Elisabeth Moss and Claire Foy battle to be named Best TV Drama Actress by Marcus James Dixon

According to Gold Derby’s combined odds, the race for Best TV Drama Actress at the 2018 Golden Globes will be a battle between Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

‘Ink Master’ winners list: Old Town Ink joins Ryan Ashley Malarkey, Anthony Michaels, Joey Hamilton … by Marcus James Dixon

Spike’s nine-year-old reality TV competition program “Ink Master” has crowned yet another champion: Old Town Ink. The veteran shop from Scottsdale, Arizona is made up of Aa…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hey, John Lithgow (‘The Crown’): Rest easy because you have 2/9 Emmy odds to win Best Drama Supporting Actor by Marcus James Dixon

Netflix’s drama “The Crown” won two Emmys at this weekend’s Creative Arts ceremony: Best Costumes and Best Production Design. Heading into the Primetime ceremony on S…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Hey, Elisabeth Moss (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’): You’re the Emmy frontrunner with 1/3 odds to win Best Drama Actress following Creative Arts by Marcus James Dixon

Hulu’s drama “The Handmaid’s Tale” won three Emmys at this weekend’s Creative Arts ceremony: Best Guest Actress for Alexis Bledel, Best Production Design and Be…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Emmy experts predict Best Drama Supporting Actor: Is John Lithgow (‘The Crown’) unstoppable as Winston Churchill? by Marcus James Dixon

John Lithgow is already a five-time Emmy champ for “Amazing Stories” (1986), “3rd Rock From the Sun” (1996, 1997, 1999) and “Dexter” (2010), and now a victory for Netflix’s…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Emmy experts predict Best Drama Actress: Elisabeth Moss (‘Handmaid’s Tale’) or Claire Foy (‘The Crown’) for the win by Marcus James Dixon

According to our Emmy experts from major media outlets, the hard-fought battle for Best Drama Actress will be won by either Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) or Clair…

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