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Netflix’s The Crown Cleans Up at 73rd Primetime Emmys – Full Results

September 2021
Netflix’s <em>The Crown</em> Cleans Up at 73rd Primetime Emmys – Full Results

On Sunday night, Sept. 19, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences  handed out the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in a ceremony hosted by The Neighborhood star Cedric the Entertainer from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The ceremony, exec. produced by 2020 Emmy returnees Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart through Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment and directed by Hamish Hamilton, aired... »

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Posted in Awards, Featured, News, Television |

Prime Time Softball League Week 2 Results

September 2021
Prime Time Softball League Week 2 Results

The Prime Time Softball League (PTSL) played its second week of games on Saturday, Sept. 18, and both The Rookie and For All Mankind won their second games, making them the only teams at 2 and 0. After tying its first game against The Neighborhood, American Dad trounced last week’s winner, Master Chef (pictured above). The Prime Time Softball League is made-up of 11... »

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Posted in Featured, News, Prime Time Softball League, Television |

End of Week Production Notes 9/17/21: Ted Lasso Sweeps TCAs, Mackie Leads Twisted Metal Series, and More News

September 2021
End of Week Production Notes 9/17/21: <em>Ted Lasso</em> Sweeps TCAs, Mackie Leads <em>Twisted Metal</em> Series, and More News

A (thankfully) quieter last couple days leads us into another weekend, the actual last weekend of summer since the fall starts next week. On top of that, the 72nd annual Emmys are coming up this Sunday, following the Creative Arts Emmys over three ceremonies last weekend, but in advance, the Television Critics Association handed out... »

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Posted in End of Week Production Notes, Featured, Film, News, Television |

Latest IATSE Contract Update – Waiting for AMPTP Counter Proposal

September 2021
Latest IATSE Contract Update – Waiting for AMPTP Counter Proposal

The IATSE Basic Agreement site was updated on Thursday, Sept. 16 with the latest on the contract negotiations for the agreement which lapsed on Sept. 10. The update says that the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) has presented the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) with its package proposal. It’s now waiting for AMPTP’s response... »

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Posted in Camera, Featured, Film, News, Television |

Craft Spotlight: The Eyes of Tammy Faye Costume Designer Mitchell Travers

September 2021
Craft Spotlight: <em>The Eyes of Tammy Faye</em> Costume Designer Mitchell Travers

Televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker were best known and remembered for a lot of things, particularly for the scandal they faced when it was discovered their PTL Club had been scamming constituents out of their money. Although that aspect of the Bakkers might stick in many people’s memory, others will remember Tammy Faye... »

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Posted in Costume Design, Featured, Film, Interviews |

IATSE President Matt Loeb Says Negotiations with AMPTP Has Reached a “Critical Juncture”

September 2021
IATSE President Matt Loeb Says Negotiations with AMPTP Has Reached a “Critical Juncture”

We’ve been trying to keep you up to date on the negotiations between the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) for a Basic Agreement contract that lapsed on Friday, Sept. 10, as well as for the Television and Theatrical Motion Picture Area Standards Agreement. The union’s film... »

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Posted in Featured, Film, News, Television |

Review: Cry Macho Is Not Clint Eastwood in Top-Form

September 2021
Review: <em>Cry Macho</em> Is Not Clint Eastwood in Top-Form

At 91 years old, multiple Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood continues to be a surprisingly active filmmaker. The fact he could make his latest movie, Cry Macho, completely during a pandemic at his age is particularly impressive, although, at this point, some may be wondering if he should continue to star in his own movies, and... »

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Posted in Featured, Film, Film Releases, Reviews |

October NAB Show Cancelled Due to Delta, Next Show for April 2022

September 2021
October NAB Show Cancelled Due to Delta, Next Show for April 2022

It was bound to happen. NAB Show has cancelled its planned Las Vegas show that was intended to run from October 9 through October 13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center due to the continued surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus pandemic that’s been raging over the past few months. It looked... »

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Hump Day News Update 9/15/21: Norm Macdonald Dies, Twins Sequel Happening, and More News

September 2021
Hump Day News Update 9/15/21: Norm Macdonald Dies, <em>Twins</em> Sequel Happening, and More News

Unfortunately, there’s no way around starting our mid-week news update with the tragic news that Saturday Night Live veteran Norm Macdonald has died at the age of 61 after secretly fighting cancer for 9 years. Besides being a stand-up comic and popular late night guest, Macdonald was part of the cast of SNL from 1993 through 1998 and was... »

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Posted in Featured, Film, Hump Day News Update, News, Television |

IATSE Still Looking at Option to Strike, Looking to Membership for Authorization

September 2021
IATSE Still Looking at Option to Strike, Looking to Membership for Authorization

As of the Saturday, the negotiations between the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) had yet to reach a resolution.While those negotiations continue, the union that represents 13 Hollywood locals, has begun to seek the opinion of its membership on whether the negotiating leaders (IATSE President Matt Loeb and... »

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