The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards
The 73rd-annual Primetime Emmy Awards are in the books. Netflix was the big winner this year with a record 44 trophies total after their 10 Primetime wins.
“Ted Lasso” and “The Crown” took home the most awards over the past two weekends, seven and eleven, respectively. “Ted Lasso” won Best Comedy Series last night, and “The Crown” went home with Best Drama Series. HBO and HBO Max follow Netflix with a total of 19 wins, including three Emmys that went to “Mare of Easttown” and “Hacks” last night.
Kudos are in order for RuPaul, who made Emmy history by becoming the most-awarded person of color in the show’s history with their 11 wins. Check out the full list of winnersHEREand the major categories below.
Outstanding Comedy Series
- “Black-ish” (ABC)
- “Cobra Kai” (Netflix)
- “Emily In Paris” (Netflix)
- “Hacks” (HBO Max)
- “PEN15” (Hulu)
- “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+) (**WINNER**)
- “The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max)
- “The Kominsky Method” (Netflix)
Outstanding Lead Actor In a Comedy Series
- Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”
- Kenan Thompson, “Kenan”
- William H. Macy, “Shameless”
- Jason Sudeikis, “Ted Lasso” (**WINNER**)
- Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
- Tracee Ellis Ross, “Black-ish”
- Jean Smart, “Hacks” (**WINNER**)
- Allison Janney, “Mom”
- Aidy Bryant, “Shrill”
- Kaley Cuoco, “The Flight Attendant”
Outstanding Drama Series
- “Bridgerton” (Netflix)
- “Lovecraft Country” (HBO)
- “Pose” (FX Networks)
- “The Boys” (Amazon Prime Video)
- “The Crown” (Netflix) (**WINNER**)
- “The Handmaid's Tale” (Hulu)
- “The Mandalorian” (Disney+)
- “This Is Us” (NBC)
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
- Regé-Jean Page, “Bridgerton”
- Jonathan Majors, “Lovecraft Country”
- Matthew Rhys, “Perry Mason”
- Billy Porter, “Pose”
- Josh O'Connor, “The Crown” (**WINNER**)
- Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
- Uzo Aduba, “In Treatment”
- Jurnee Smollett, “Lovecraft Country”
- Mj Rodriguez, “Pose”
- Olivia Colman, “The Crown” (**WINNER**)
- Emma Corrin, “The Crown”
- Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid's Tale”
Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
- “I May Destroy You” (HBO)
- “Mare Of Easttown” (HBO)
- “The Queen's Gambit” (Netflix) (**WINNER**)
- “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Prime Video)
- “WandaVision” (Disney+)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
- Ewan McGregor, “Halston” (**WINNER**)
- Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton”
- Leslie Odom, Jr., “Hamilton”
- Hugh Grant, “The Undoing”
- Paul Bettany, “WandaVision”
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
- Cynthia Erivo, “Genius: Aretha”
- Michaela Coel, “I May Destroy You”
- Kate Winslet, “Mare Of Easttown” (**WINNER**)
- Anya Taylor-Joy, “The Queen's Gambit”
- Elizabeth Olsen, “WandaVision”
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program
- Nicole Byer, “Nailed It!”
- Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness, “Queer Eye”
- RuPaul, “RuPaul's Drag Race” (**WINNER**)
- Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary, “Shark Tank”
- Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, “Top Chef”
Outstanding Structured Reality Program
- “Antiques Roadshow” (PBS)
- “Property Brothers: Forever Home” (HGTV)
- “Queer Eye” (Netflix) (**WINNER**)
- “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” (National Geographic)
- “Shark Tank” (ABC)
Outstanding Competition Program
- “Nailed It!” (Netflix)
- “RuPaul's Drag Race” (VH1) (**WINNER**)
- “The Amazing Race” (CBS)
- “The Voice” (NBC)
- “Top Chef” (Bravo)
Outstanding Variety Talk Series
- “Conan” (TBS)
- “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC)
- “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO) (**WINNER**)
- “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” (Comedy Central)
- “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” (CBS)
Adele & Beau Go Instagram Official
As we previously told you,Adelewas romantically linked to Lebron James’ agent Rich Paul, after they were spotted at an NBA Finals game together. Well, now they are Instagram official.
Adele just posted a series of gorgeous photos, reportedly from Anthony Davis and Marlen P’s wedding on Saturday in Los Angeles, and one of those shots is of her and her man.
According to theNew York Post, Adele is dressed in a black Schiaparelli gown with a white off-the-shoulder overlay.
Amy Schumer Treats Endometriosis With Surgery
Amy Schumer has given a major update in her battle with endometriosis. The comedienne has revealed she got her uterus and appendix removed to help treat the painful disorder.
Taking to Instagram, Schumer has shared some pictures and a video from her hospital stay. In the clip taken the morning after her surgery, she explains that the doctor found 30 spots of endometriosis that he removed, along with her appendix that the disorder attacked.
Schumer is getting support from fans in the comments, along with some of her celeb pals.Olivia Culpo, Padma Lakshmi,and Debra Messing have left supportive comments wishing the star well.
Billie Eilish, Coldplay & More Rock The iHeartRadio Music Festival
The iHeartRadio Music Festival went down in Las Vegas this weekend, and it was two days of great music and great performances.
Weezer helped kick off Day One bill performing, Beverly Hills," "Hash Pipe," "Holiday In The Sun,"," "Say It Ain't So" and "Buddy Holly,” as well as their Tot cover of "Africa.
Meanwhile, night two featured a happy Billie Eilish, who proclaimed, “It’s been a year-and-a-half, what the f---! Let’s do this s---, let’s have fun!” She performed a five-song set, that included "My Future,” the title track from her sophomore album, “Happier Than Ever," “Bad Guy” and more.
Coldplay was also a highlight, performing "Higher Power" as well as fan-favorites, like "Viva La Vida," "Sky Full Of Stars, "Fix You" and more.
The Kid LAROI also performed on the Daytime Stage, as well as day two, treating fans to such songs as "Without You" and "Always Do."
Taylor Swift Surprises Fans With Release Of “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)”
Taylor Swift surprised fans this weekend with a new, re-recorded song. While she’s set to drop the re-recorded version of “Red” in November, she shocked fans by releasing her new take on the “1989” song “Wildest Dreams.”
“Hi!” she wrote on social media. “Saw you guys got Wildest Dreams trending on tiktok, thought you should have my version.”
The move is quite the slick one. With folks using “Wildest Dreams” as part of a “slow zoom” filter on TikTok, now they can use her new version so the Big Machine version won’t get any benefits from its renewed popularity.
J-Lo Feels Like A Hollywood Outsider
“Outsider” isn’t a word that comes to mind when thinking ofJennifer Lopez. But that’show she described herselfin a new video for JLo Beauty.
Ben Affleck’s current love interest opened up about feeling like she doesn’t belong in Hollywood. Her exact words are, “I think for me, I know it is important for all of us to feel like we belong, um, and like most people there's so many times in your life when you feel like an outsider, I feel like that in Hollywood sometimes.”
“Shang-Chi’s” Simu Liu Embroiled In Reddit Controversy
Just as Simu Liu’s career is really taking off, his past is catching up to him. The actor, who made his debut earlier this month as Marvel’s first Asian superhero on the big screen in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” is in hot water over some of his old Reddit posts.
While Liu is a breakout star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he’s been in the acting game for a minute. There’s a 2015 Reddit post being attributed to Liu where he talks about being a Canadian actor researching pedophilia for a role, which he says made him “much more sympathetic to anyone who is born with those urges.” He goes so far as to compare pedophilia to homosexuality.
The “nippedinthebud” Reddit account no longer exists, but screenshots of their posts are making the rounds around online. In one of the user's posts, they introduce themself as “Simu.” It’s worth noting that Liu was raised in Canada after being born in China, and had several small acting roles leading up to his big break in Netflix’s “Kim’s Convenience.”
Lady Gaga Dogwalker Gives First TV Interview Since Dogknapping Attack
Lady Gaga’s dog walker Ryan Fischer, who was shot trying to protect her dogs from being dognapped, sat down for his first TV interview with "CBS Mornings’" Gayle King, where he described in detail what went down during the attack.
“I was scared. I was in pain. I had a feeling when they came up, pulled the gun on me, that I was going to end up being shot,” he said. “In my mind, I was like, ‘There’s no way I’m not going to fight for these dogs.'”
The bullet pierced Ryan’s lung, and doctors wound up having to remove portions of his lung. He notes, “The people in the E.R. who I’d seen that night told me that they didn’t think I was going to survive that night.”
As for how he’s been doing since the shooting, Ryan shares, “some days are great, some weeks are not.” He also had only nice things to say about how Gaga has treated him since the attack. “She’s been a friend for me,” he said, noting that she flew his family in to see him after the attack and even had therapists for him. He added, “I stayed at her house for months while friends comforted me and security was around me.”
As we told you, Ryan recently created a GoFundMe page to help him on the spiritual journey he’s on, with some questioning why Gaga hasn’t helped more. He notes, “LG’s very supportive of my journey right now,” noting that some people don’t understand his healing journey. He add, “I know that doesn’t make sense to a lot of people, but she totally gets it.”
- Bravo Nixes “RHONY” Reunion: If you were looking forward to a reunion of the ladies of “The Real Housewives of New York,” we have some bad news for you.Bravo has decided against it. The network blamed it on “scheduling challenges,” adding, “It’s disappointing to not be able to bring the cast back together, but we are happy to have ended on such a high note with the finale, and are now shifting our focus to next season.”As we told you, “RHONY” clocked the lowest ratings because fans weren’t keen on the wayEboni K Williams discussed race on the show.
- Candace Cameron Bure "Never" Wants To Be Permanent On "The View" Again:“The View” is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of the “Behind The Table” podcast, which will give viewers a behind-the-scenes scoop on the ABC talk show.Candace Cameron Burehasreflected on her time at “The View” for the latest episode, which she says was “one of the toughest jobs” she’s ever had. While she’d “never want a permanent seat at the table again,” she’s also “incredibly grateful” for the opportunity to be there with “such talented, smart, capable women” and interview guests likeHillary ClintonandKevin Costner.
- Conan Says NBC Exec Tried To Ban Norm MacDonald: Conan O’Brien is remembering late comedian Norm MacDonald. On a new episode of his “Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend” podcast, O’Brien reveals that former NBC honcho Don Ohlmeyer tried to ban MacDonald from his talk show. MacDonald’s OJ Simpson trial jokes didn’t sit well with Ohlmeyer, and in the past MacDonald has credited Ohlmeyer for his firing from “Saturday Night Live.” O’Brien says Ohlmeyerurged him to stop booking MacDonald, but O’Brien declined, saying the comic was his “best guest.”
Weekend Movie Wrap-Up
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” has topped the box office for the third straight weekend. Marvel’s first Asian superhero movie, starring Simu Liu,earned another $21-point-seven-million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to almost $177-million.
“Shang-Chi” beat all of this weekend’s debuts, including Clint Eastwood’s “Cry Macho,” which made $4-point-five-million. The modest debut allowed Ryan Reynolds’“Free Guy” to take the second spot after six weeks in theaters, making another $5-point-two-million over the weekend.
The other debuts are even lower in the top 10. “Copshop” starring Gerard Butler debuted in the sixth spot with $2-point-three-million in earnings, and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” starring Jessica Chastain made the 9th spot for its debut with just $675,000.
Here’s this weekend’s top 10 movies:
- “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” – $21.7-million
- “Free Guy” – $5.2-million
- “Cry Macho” – $4.5-million
- “Candyman” – $3.5-million
- “Malignant” – $2.7-million
- “Copshop” – $2.3-million
- “Jungle Cruise” – $2.1-million
- “PAW Patrol: The Movie” – $1.8-million
- “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” – $675,000
- “Don’t Breathe 2” – $665,000