Monday, April 15, 2024

Emmy Awards Winners Shockers as Fleabag Takes Comedy, Other Awards


The Emmy awards were totally nuts this year. Fleabag won Best Comedy for Amazon Studios and swept the comedy awards. Veep in its last season was snubbed.

In drama, Games Of Thrones did win best show for its final season. Peyer Dinklage won best supporting actor. HBO and Amazon were the big winners. Broadcast TV got very little save for Saturday Night Live.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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