Emmys 2022: Jean Smart wins Emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy
Smart won in a stacked category over fellow nominees Rachel Brosnahan ('The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'), Kaley Cuoco ('The Flight Attendant'), Quinta Brunson ('Abbott Elementary'), Elle Fanning ('The Great') and Issa Rae ('Insecure'), reports 'Variety'. Smart won for 'Hacks' Season 2, which aired on HBO Max beginning in May. The show was renewed for a third season in June shortly after the second season debuted. This is Smart's second consecutive win in the category after her victory for 'Hacks' Season 1 last year.
Emmys 2022: Lizzo says 'All I wanted to see was someone fat like me, black like me'
The series sees the singer audition a group of women for the chance to be a Big Grrrl -- one of the plus-sized backup dancers who perform with her on tour, reports 'Variety'. Accepting the award in tears, Lizzo cried out for the Big Grrrls to join her onstage: "The trophy is nice, but my emotion is for these people who are on the stage with me.
Emmys 2022: Zendaya crowned Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
The 26-year-old star won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the 74th annual Television Academy Awards for her performance in 'Euphoria'. She was nominated against names like Jodie Comer ('Killing Eve'), Laura Linney ('Ozark'), Melanie Lynskey ('Yellowjackets'), Sandra Oh ('Killing Eve'), and Reese Witherspoon ('The Morning Show').
Adele scoops up five awards at Creative Arts Emmy 2022
The 34-year-old chart topping star can add Emmy awards to her endlessly growing list of accolades - to sit nicely alongside her Oscar and multiple Grammy Awards, reports Mirror.co.uk. On Saturday evening (London time), she was honoured in the USA for her special TV show 'Adele: One Night Only' which aired via CBS last year as she prepared to unleash her chart topper, '30'. Her show was up for five awards - and won all of them. She also defeated 'One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett', Norm Macdonald's Netflix special, and the Harry Potter 20th anniversary special 'Return to Hogwarts'.
Kenan Thompson shares why he couldn't say no to hosting the Emmys
"They asked, and it's an honor," Thompson told Variety in Hollywood, where he was receiving his star on the Walk of Fame. "It's a giant career milestone to host an Emmys, an Oscars, a Tonys, whatever. So you get that phone call, you should take it!" His NBC colleague Seth Meyers, who hosted in 2014, had no interest in doing it again (nor did Jimmy Fallon, who hosted in 2010).
49th International Emmys: David Tennant, 'Tehran', 'Call My Agent 4' get top awards
Ram Madhvani's 'Aarya' was edged out by the Israeli spy thriller series 'Tehran', which got The International Emmy for Drama Series. And Vir Das's comic take on Indian history, 'Vir Das: For India', made way for yet another Netflix acquisition, 'Call My Agent: Season 4', which walked away with The International Emmy for Comedy. Tennant, who became famous as The Doctor in the British TV series 'Doctor Who', was honoured for his work in the three-part crime drama miniseries 'Des'.
'A moment of pride for us,' says Madhvani, despite no award
Responding to a query from IANS about how it felt to see so many Indians at an international awards event celebrating the best of television outside the U.S., Madhvani said during an interaction early on Tuesday: "When we attended the cocktail event last evening, all of us were feeling so happy. Nawazuddin (Siddiqui) was there. I met Vir Das too. When we saw all of us, at such a huge platform, yes, it was a moment of pride for all of us ... standing together as Indians."