Viola Davis became the first African-American to win a drama lead actress Emmy for her role as a tough criminal defense lawyer in ABC’s ‘How to Get Away With Murder.’
This won’t be the same old Emmys. After years of complaints of staid and predictable voting, the Emmys have finally caught up with the changes shaking up the TV business.
Expect a lot of the attention to focus on the Best Actress in a Drama category, as two black women are nominated — Viola Davis in “How to Get Away With Murder” and Taraji P. Henson in “Empire.”
[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”64549″] In the two weeks since Robin Williams’ tragic death, there have been countless tributes to the beloved comedian. But none has been more touching than Billy Crystal’s at last night’s 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Click above to see Crystal’s moving words about his departed friend, then share this video. Video via NBC/YouTube […]
By Veronique Dupont Los Angeles (AFP) — With a staggering 19 nominations, royal feud saga “Game of Thrones” will cast a long shadow over Monday’s Emmy awards, akin to the Oscars of U.S. television. Based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novels about power struggles between dueling clans in seven mythical kingdoms, it won most nominations […]