Tag Archives: Primetime Emmys

‘Downton Abbey’ Exec Julian Fellowes Teases Season 4: ‘It’s About Lady Mary’s Rebuilding’

The Emmy love for Downton Abbey just keeps on going: the popular PBS Masterpiece costume drama received 14 nominations for its highly eventful third season. Julian Fellowes was characteristically reserved about his show’s success ...

Imelda Staunton: Brit TV ‘Upped Its Game’ with ‘Sherlock,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Broadchurch’

Imelda Staunton is one-half of a British TV Emmy power couple: she’s nominated this Sunday (September 22) for her role as Alfred Hitchcock‘s wife Alma in HBO’s The Girl, while her husband of 30 years, Jim Carter, is up ...

Hugh Bonneville: Americans ‘A Bit Dotty’ About ‘Downton’

“I’m a bit embarrassed about it, in a very British way,” Hugh Bonneville said of his Best Actor in a Drama series Emmy nomination while speaking to the BBC’s Alastair Leithhead at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea ...

Emmy Nominations: Benedict Cumberbatch in for ‘Parade’s End,’ Emilia Clarke Nominated for ‘Game of Thrones’

The Emmy nominations were announced this morning (July 18), and American Horror Story: Asylum leads with 17 nominations. HBO’s resurgent, Brit-heavy Game of Thrones is second with 16 nominations.

Emmys: ‘Downton’ Nearly Sweeps, Kate Winslet Edges Toward EGOT

It was a mixed bag for Brits at Sunday night’s (September 18) Primetime Emmy awards, hosted by Glee‘s Jane Lynch. Downton Abbey pounded the competition in the miniseries and movie categories, while Kate Winslet solidified ...

Emmy Nominations: Idris Elba Nails a Nod for ‘Luther’

The Primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning (July 14), and congratulations to Idris Elba, star of BBC America’s six-part crime thriller Luther, for his nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or ...

Will British Drama Be Hurt If Emmys Ditch Miniseries Categories?

If the broadcast networks have their way, the Primetime Emmys could cut the movies and miniseries categories from the live telecast moving forward, Variety reports. The big 4 networks are re-negotiating their contracts with the Emmys, ...

Creative Arts Emmys: The British Winners

The Creative Arts Emmys were handed out in an untelevised ceremony this weekend. Which shows and stars from across the Atlantic snatched some gold this time around?

British Emmy Nominee: Michael Sheen – Why No ’30 Rock’ Nod?

Michael Sheen has played Tony Blair three times, and it’s a testament to Sheen’s immense talent that he’s brought new levels of depth to the character with each passing portrayal. He played the former UK prime minister ...

British Emmy Nominee: Archie Panjabi from ‘The Good Wife’

The Primetime Emmy awards are just 13 days away. Shall we look at a few of the nominees with accents?