The 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards took place last night in Los Angeles.
These awards are voted on by 11-thousand members of the performance union.
Netflix show Orange is the New Black was last night’s big winner. It won best comedy ensemble and also “Best Actress in a Comedy” went to Uzo Aduba aka “Crazy Eyes” on the show.
Of all the TV wins, only one from a regular commercial TV network won. Everything else was cable or online platforms like Netflix.
Kevin Spacey won “Best Actor in a Drama” for his role in House of Cards.
Viola Davis took “Best Actress in a TV Drama” for How to Get Away with Murder.
On the comedy side, William H. Macy won “Outstanding TV Actor Comedy” for the Chicago-based show Shameless on Showtime.
Eddie Redmayne won best actor playing the ALS afflicted Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything beating out Birdman’s Michael Keaton.
Julianne Moore won best actress as a woman diagnosed with alzheimers in Still Alice.
Birdman won for “Best Ensemble” the evening’s top prize. Michael Keaton and the films cast, including Emma Stone and Edward Norton accepted the award.
But the biggest story of the night…
Tons of A-List actresses blew off the mani-cam during E’s red carpet pre-show. Could have been the revolution to bring an end to the mani-cam.
Julianne Moore refused to parade her hands down the little runway to show off her jewels and manicure, later saying it was her sons advice.
Jennifer Aniston politely declined and then pretended to crack the whip, just to make light of the situation.
Reese Witherspoon avoided the awkward moment altogether, pushing Sofia Vergara to do it instead.
And in our opinion…. Emma Stone was definitely the best dressed of the night.
What do you think?
Check out the full list of winners here.
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: “Birdman”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture: “Unbroken”
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: “Downton Abbey”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Kevin Spacey,”House of Cards”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: “Orange Is the New Black”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: William H. Macy, “Shameless”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Uzo Aduba,”Orange Is the New Black”
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Mark Ruffalo, “The Normal Heart”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Frances McDormand, “Olive Kitteridge”
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series: “Game of Thrones”
Life Achievement Award: Debbie Reynolds
Photo Credit: SAG Awards
Here’s When ‘The Santa Clauses 2’ Will Return to Bring You Holiday Cheer
Ho ho ho—it’s a Christmas miracle.
Tim Allen is gearing up to jump back into the Santa suit as Disney+ announced the premiere date for the second season of The Santa Clauses.
The Santa Clauses 2 will hit the streaming service on Wednesday, Nov. 8, airing its first two episodes of the six-episode season.
Episodes will then air weekly leading up to the Dec. 6 finale!
While there was some hesitation from fans of the original film franchise when it came to the TV spinoff, the first season of the series was positively received with viewers wanting more Christmas magic from Scott Calvin and his jolly family.
As for what’s to be expected from season 2, Allen’s man in the red suit will face off against a new foe, Magnus Antas, known also as the Mad Santa, played by Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet.
Per the synopsis, Mad Santa reigned during the 14th century and is now trying to reclaim his spot at the North Pole, which we know the Calvins will staunchly protect against any danger, disaster, or threats.
Stonestreet isn’t the only heavy-hitter joining the series, however, as comedian Gabriel Iglesias will star as Kris “Kringle” Moreno, the owner and operator of a Christmas-themed amusement park called Santaland,” while 30 Rock’s Tracy Morgan will bring his comedic chops to the Easter Bunny role. And lastly, Marta Kessler will appear as a “take-no-prisoners gnome” known as Olga, who is also Magnus’ sidekick.
So much for that retirement Calvin dreamt up in season 1, right?
In addition to all the new drama, Calvin will also be training his son, Cal, played by Austin Kane, who is set to take over the family business, though, personally, we’re still on Team Sandra (Elizabeth Allen-Dick).
Also returning in their series regular roles are Elizabeth Mitchell as Carol aka Mrs. Clause and Devin Bright as Noel, while Matilda Lawler, Santa’s chief of staff and Noel’s love Betty, will reappear as a recurring guest star.
Liam Kyle as Gary, Isabella Bennett as Edie, Sasha Knight as Crouton, Ruby Jay as Riley, Mia Lynn Bangunan as Pontoon, and Laura San Giacomo as La Befana, the Christmas Witch will also grace the screen.
If you missed the first season of the series, or simply want to catch up, you can check out all of our coverage here!
Will There Be a Season 4 of ‘Only Murders in the Building’?
With just a few episodes left in the third season of Only Murders in the Building and the action ramping up, fans are wondering whether we’re about to reach the end of the road with Mabel (Selena Gomez), Charles (Steve Martin) and Oliver (Martin Short), the dynamic murder-mystery-solving-podcasting trio.
It would be a shame to wrap up a series with a cast that has such a genuine bond and chemistry, however, one has to wonder how many murders three people can endure without it taking a toll on their mental health.
This season alone, it seems like they’re over death taking such a strong hold over their lives, but then again, getting to solve the unsolved mysteries and helping those wrongly incarcerated get out of prison is important work.
As for writing, Hulu has not given word on whether it will renew or cancel Only Murders in the Building. This means Only Murders in the Building Season 4 is not guaranteed, and it can go either way, however, it does have plenty working in its favor. Each season, there’s a better and more star-studded cast, leaving fans wondering how the series can top itself.
There’s also plenty of buzz and interest in the show, along with rave reviews, including Emmy wins and nominations. The writers continue finding new and fresh ways to expand the storyline, with season 3 roping in potential suspects outside of the walls of the Arconia (though the murder does still happen there) through Oliver’s Broadway play.
There are so many reasons for Hulu to give the series a green light, however, we may have to wait a smidge longer as it’s impossible currently due to the ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike. The strikes have halted production on most shows, and that extends to any talks of renewals.
Until an agreement is reached between the union and the studios, we likely won’t get any information about the show’s fate, unless there was an agreement for a fourth season in place prior to the strikes.
If there are any developments, we’ll update this post quickly and accordingly.
Hallmark Gets Into the Holiday Spirit With ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Lineup
Move over, spooky season—it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Hallmark.
The network is starting the Christmas season in October, unveiling its 40-movie holiday lineup on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Fans will be thrilled to know that 31 of the movies will air on Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Christmas” schedule and nine will be available on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ “Miracles of Christmas.”
The beloved TV movie event that fans look forward to each year will kickoff on Oct. 20—yep, while most networks are still airing all of their Halloween content.
The streaming service, Hallmark Movies Now, will also offer early access by a week to two upcoming premieres, along with other perks like two original films available only for streaming—An Ice Palace Romance and Rescuing Christmas—along with extended versions of two 2022 original fan-favorites, A Holiday Spectacular and Three Wise Men and a Baby.
There’s plenty of familiar faces returning to the network, including Tyler Hynes, Jonathan Bennett, Brennan Elliott, Dan Jeannotte and Bethany Joy Lenz, along with some new exciting faces making their debut like Virgin River’s Mark Ghanimé, Phylicia Rashad, and Bryan Greenberg.
The full lineup is below, so mark your calendars and let the Christmas vibes:
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