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We’re nearing a full week since the numerous, unending, and appalling allegations of sexual assault and rape against The Weinstein Company chief Harvey Weinstein first came to light. However, what’s becoming clear isn’t just the dishe…

Emmy is in for an eventful night.  The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards have more than enough suspense to go around for even a casual television or streaming content viewer.  Throw in Stephen Colbert as your host, the uncontrollable fingers of a sitting president and it could be more memorable than anyone could have imagined. At the crux of this year’s Emmy Awards is who will or won’t dominate the drama series categories. Continue reading Final 2017 Primetime Emmy Award Predictions: Will ‘Stranger Things’ or ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Triumph? at The Playlist.

In this era of Peak TV there is no way to make everyone happy. There are always going to be snubs when it comes to the Emmy nominations. There are always going to be deserving nominees who didn’t make the cut. The question this year was whether the Television Academy could continue their trend of rewarding those truly deserving of recognition as opposed to those shows they just love to watch every week. And, some might say that’s one and the same. Continue reading Best And Worst Of The 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘The Leftovers’ at The Playlist.

Neither “Full Frontal” or “The Late Show” earned nominations last year, but at least one of them has to make the field this time around, right?  In a season of scathing political commentary and comedy  Samantha Bee’s work on “Full Frontal” is arguably the best.  Stephen Colbert, on the other hand, has made a slight return to his “Colbert Report” and “Daily Show” political comedy roots to take the “Late Show” back to no. Continue reading 2017 Best Variety Talk Series Emmy Awards Predictions at The Playlist.

Neither “Full Frontal” or “The Late Show” earned nominations last year, but at least one of them has to make the field this time around, right?  In a season of scathing political commentary and comedy  Samantha Bee’s work on “Full Frontal” is arguably the best.  Stephen Colbert, on the other hand, has made a slight return to his “Colbert Report” and “Daily Show” political comedy roots to take the “Late Show” back to no. Continue reading 2017 Best Variety Talk Series Emmy Awards Predictions at The Playlist.

Yes, Hollywood has barely caught its breath after the most memorable Academy Awards in years and another awards campaign is on the precipice, Emmy season. Television Academy members have already received their Emmy screener (FX’s “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”) and before long Los Angeles will be covered with more for your consideration billboards touting Emmy contenders than summer blockbusters. That’s how big the Emmys have become. The season traditionally doesn’t begin until May, but planning is well underway at every network and streaming service from NY to LA. Continue reading 10 Pressing Questions As Emmy Season Is Just Around The Corner at The Playlist.

TBS’ breakout weekly late-night show Full Frontal With Samantha Bee will stick around for the rest of the 2016 Presidential campaign. The network has ordered 26 more episodes of the series less than two months into its run. That brings the order for the show starring and executive produced by The Daily Show alumna Samantha Bee to 39, taking it to the end of 2016. “Stay crazy America, I’ll be here all year!” said Bee. Full Frontal, which offers a satirical take on weekly…