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2016 Emmy Nominations Announced. KT Picks for the Winners!!!

68th Emmy Awards nominations announced

The Television Academy today announced nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards from the Wolf Theatre at the Academy’s newly-opened Saban Media Center. Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum joined Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham at the nominations ceremony.

The 68th Emmy Awards, including the star-studded Red Carpet preshow, will telecast live from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 18 (7:00-11:00 p.m. ET/4:00-8:00 p.m. PT) on ABC. Emmy Award-winning live television and event producer Don Mischer will executive produce the broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
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Killing Time: September 11, 2014 – 9/11 in Movies and TV

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Each generation seems to have a defining historical moment that changes them forever. The Great Depression, World War II, the Kennedy Assassination and Vietnam, Watergate and then….what? The kids born post-Watergate were defined more by the changing technological world than by tragic historic events. The closest thing we had to a, “Where were you when…?” moment was the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger or the verdict in the OJ trial. That changed thirteen years ago today. The events of 9/11 have altered the hearts, minds and lives of everyone. There’s a clear demarcation line between the way things were before 9/11 and how they’ve become post. Continue reading Killing Time: September 11, 2014 – 9/11 in Movies and TV

Trailer Time: Homeland Season 4 (Showtime – 2014) *Major Season 3 Spoilers*

Showtime has unveiled the season four poster and trailer for its hit series “Homeland,” premiering on Sunday, October 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The drama stars Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, a bi-polar CIA officer who plays by her own rules. Averaging seven million total weekly viewers, “Homeland” has garnered a total of 25 Emmy nominations and seven Golden Globe nominations. Continue reading Trailer Time: Homeland Season 4 (Showtime – 2014) *Major Season 3 Spoilers*

RIP Homeland Actor and Veteran Character Actor James Rebhorn Has Passed

You probably don’t know James Rebhorn’s name, but if you watch TV or movies AT ALL, you’ll most likely recognize his face.  Rebhorn is the epitome of a career character actor, blending into dozens upon dozens of roles, most lately as the father of Claire Dane’s character on the Showtime hit Homeland.  Rebhorn was such a consummate character actor that in the David Fincher film The Game, he plays a career character actor acting in the titular Game INSIDE the movie.  Rebhorn has been battling melanoma since 1992, the cancer finally taking him today at age 65. Continue reading RIP Homeland Actor and Veteran Character Actor James Rebhorn Has Passed

2014 SAG Award Nominees Announced

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The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees were announced today with 12 Years as a Slave cementing its status as current Oscar front runner on the movie side and accolades for the departed Breaking Bad on the TV side.  The actual awards (and they are hefty suckers) will be handed out Sunday January 27, 2014, and the ceremony will be broadcast on TNT.

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Bruce Dern – Nebraska (Paramount Pictures)
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips (Columbia Pictures)
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)
Forest Whitaker – Lee Daniel’s The Butler (The Weinstein Company)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine (Sony Pictures Classics)
Sandra Bullock – Gravity (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Judi Dench – Philomena (The Weinstein Company)
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County (The Weinstein Company)
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks (Walt Disney Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips (Columbia Pictures)
Daniel Bruhl – Rush (Universal Pictures)
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
James Gandolfini – Enough Said (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle (Columbia Pictures)
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County (The Weinstein Company)
June Squibb – Nebraska (Paramount Pictures)
Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniel’s The Butler (The Weinstein Company)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
American Hustle (Columbia Pictures)
August: Osage County (The Weinstein Company)
Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)
Lee Daniel’s The Butler (The Weinstein Company)

TELEVISION PROGRAMS

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Matt Damon – “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
Michael Douglas – “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
Jeremy Irons – “The Hollow Crown” (WNET/Thirteen)
Rob Lowe – “Killing Kennedy” (National Geographic Channel)
Al Pacino – “Phil Spector” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Angela Bassett – “Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
Helena Bonham Carter – “Burton and Taylor” (BBC America)
Holly Hunter – “Top of the Lake” (Sundance Channel)
Helen Mirren – “Phil Spector” (HBO)
Elisabeth Moss – “Top of the Lake” (Sundance Channel)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jeff Daniels – “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Peter Dinklage – “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Kevin Spacey – “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes – “Homeland” (Showtime)
Anna Gunn – “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jessica Lange – “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Maggie Smith – “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Kerry Washington – “Scandal” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock” (NBC)
Jason Bateman – “Arrested Development (Netflix)
Ty Burrell – “Modern Family” (ABC)
Don Cheadle – “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Jim Parsons – “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik – “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Julie Bowen – “Modern Family” (ABC)
Edie Falco – “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
Tina Fey – “30 Rock” (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Homeland” (Showtime)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
“30 Rock” (NBC)
“Arrested Development” (Netflix)
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Veep” (HBO)

SAG AWARDS® HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
All is Lost (Lionsgate)
Fast & Furious 6 (Universal Pictures)
Lone Survivor (Universal Pictures)
Rush (Universal Pictures)
The Wolverine (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Homeland” (Showtime)
“The Walking Dead” (AMC)