Emmy Nomination Predictions 2020: How an Unusual Year Might Shake Things Up — Or Not — Variety

Some years, it’s easy to predict Emmy nominations and winners. And then there’s 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt on in-person campaigning, and delayed some major contenders from making it into this year’s eligibility window. 21 more words

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Daytime Emmys Announce Kids, Animation, Lifestyle Awards: ‘Sesame Street’ Among Big Winners — Variety

The Daytime Emmys completed its third and final pandemic-delayed ceremony on Sunday night, with Amazon Prime Video, HBO and Netflix all landing six wins in the various children’s, lifestyle and animation awards handed out, while Disney Channel and sister network Disney Junior combined for a total of nine wins. 8 more words

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The 10 Best Marvel Universe Face Masks — Variety

There’s a very easy way you can be just like your favorite Marvel superhero and save lives: Wear a face mask. Truly, it’s that simple. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone wear a face mask every time they go out in public, especially when social distancing isn’t possible, in order…

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Empty Seats at NBA Games Get Replaced By Big Screens, Virtual Fans, and a Pitch From Michelob — Variety

Fans won’t be able to watch NBA games court-side thanks to the coronavirus, but the league hopes to fill their absence with everything from the sounds of sneaker squeaks to the sight of fans beaming on the sidelines on big screens thanks to partnerships with Anheuser-Busch InBev and Microsoft. 8 more words

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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ May Still Open in Europe This Summer (EXCLUSIVE) — Variety

Warner Bros. is reaching out to international exhibitors about a possible late August launch for Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet.” If it takes place, it would mean that the twisty spy thriller, which was expected to be among the highest-grossing summer releases, will have some sort of popcorn season debut. 10 more words

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George Clooney Directing, Producing ‘The Tender Bar’ for Amazon — Variety

George Clooney is in talks with Amazon Studios to direct and produce a feature film version of J.R. Moehringer’s coming-of-age story “The Tender Bar: A Memoir.” Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov would produce through their Smokehouse Pictures banner along with Ted Hope. 13 more words

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TV Ratings: Baseball’s Return Hits Home Run for ESPN — Variety

Major League Baseball returned to our screens on Thursday night, and boy did fans miss it. ESPN’s coverage of the game between the New York Yankees and the defending World Series Champion Washington Nationals struck a huge home run, drawing the network’s largest ever audience for an opening night game. 7 more words

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Hollywood Has a Responsibility to Get Black Stories Right (Guest Column) — Variety

History matters. Facts matter. Especially in this moment of racial and political reckoning. With “Birth of a Nation” as its powerful and wicked origin story, the Hollywood film industry has been shaping the narrative about Black people in America for more than a century. 13 more words

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