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Anthony Anderson to Host Emmy Awards Delayed by Hollywood Strikes

Anthony Anderson has been named to host the Emmy Awards by Fox and the Television Academy after the Hollywood strikes delayed the 75th edition. “With our industry’s recent challenges behind us, we can get back to what we love — dressing up and honoring ourselves. And there’s no better celebratory moment to bring the creative […]

Television Academy Elects Cris Abrego Chairman

The Television Academy has elected new leadership, headed by incoming chairman Cris Abrego. The Banijay chairman of the Americas, who has chaired the organization’s foundation since 2020, was running unopposed. He succeeds producer Frank Scherma, who has termed out after four years. Additionally, the Television Academy has added the title of CEO to its president […]

Television Academy Honors Canceled Amid Writers Strike

The 2023 Television Academy Honors have been canceled due to the ongoing writers strike. “After discussions with the WGA and out of deference to those impacted by the ongoing labor dispute, the Television Academy is canceling the Television Academy Honors reception which was scheduled for the evening of May 31. We appreciate everyone’s understanding,” an […]

‘Mo,’ ‘We’re Here’ Among 2023 Television Academy Honors

As We See It, Mo, The U.S. and the Holocaust and We’re Here are among the recipients of the 2023 Television Academy Honors. The Television Academy is also recognizing 37 Words and The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks with this year’s accolades, which recognize remarkable television programs and producers “who have harnessed the extraordinary power […]

Television Academy Reports 75 Percent of Its Membership Is White

Nearly 75 percent (74.9 percent, to be precise) of the Television Academy’s membership is white — or at least the two-thirds (67.4 percent) of its 20,583 members who responded to the organization’s call to update their demographic information in the online database. The data collection is part of the Academy’s ongoing efforts to work on […]