All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘awards’

Netflix Has a Big Night at the SAG Awards

Score some major awards for Netflix, who nabbed three at Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild awards. The first award of the night went to Orange Is The New Black‘s Uzo Aduba, who took home the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series. She beat out category heavyweights Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), …

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Tumbleweeds For Netflix Shows During Monday’s Emmys

Netflix originals accumulated a total of thirty-one Emmy nominations last month, but Monday night’s ceremony didn’t amount to much for them. They did manage to snag seven awards in the Creative Arts session, but those were given before the Primetime ceremony, and don’t get nearly the attention. Orange is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba won Outstanding Guest Actress in a …

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Netflix Originals Net 31 Emmy Nominations

Last year, Netflix originals combined for fourteen Emmy nominations. This year, the number has more than doubled with thirty-one, including thirteen for House of Cards and twelve for Orange is the New Black. The nominations are as follows. House of Cards: Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series (Robin Wright); Outstanding Lead Actor in A Drama Series (Kevin Spacey); Outstanding Guest …

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Miranda Lambert Lands Six CMT Nominations

On Monday, May 5, Country Music Television (CMT) announced their nominees for this year’s awards. Leading the board with a total of six nominations is none other than the beautiful Miranda Lambert. Miranda is up for two individual awards for her video Automatic, two morefor her colaboration with the Pistol Annies on Blake Shelton’s song Boys ‘Round Here and then …

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Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ And ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Win Peabody Awards

The awards for Netflix’s original programming just keep coming. Now, House of Cards and Orange is the New Black have both won Peabody Awards, which are designed to award “stories that matter”. Both shows have been ever-present throughout the awards circuit, and both are just in their sophomore seasons, with House of Cards: Season 2 having been released a couple …

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Shonda Rhimes: Her Diversity Award Makes Her Angry

Make no mistake: Shonda Rhimes is very happy to be receiving her Diversity Award. The honor comes by way of the Directors Guild of America Awards, which were held on Saturday evening in Los Angeles, CA. “When I heard I was getting a Diversity Award, I was really, truly, profoundly honored.” She said that she “began to get calls from …

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Awards Season Has Led To Big Spikes In Viewership for Netflix Originals

We’ve been covering most of the awards recognition that Netflix’s original content has been getting over the past few months, and as it turns out, all of those awards and nominations are having a substantial boost on viewership. Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos talked about viewing trends in the company’s Q4 earnings interview on Wednesday, specifically referring to House of …

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No Awards For Netflix From Producers Guild Or Screen Actors Guild

Netflix has been racking up the awards and nominations, but it won’t count any Screen Actors Guild or Producers Guild awards among its trophies this year. Its shows were recognized by both guilds with several nominations, but no wins. The Producers Guild Awards saw House of Cards nominated for the Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama, …

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Netflix Gets First Oscar Nomination With ‘The Square’

Jehane Noujaim’s documentary The Square has been nominated for an Oscar, adding to the list of Netflix content award nominations. The film follows the protests in Tahrir Square from the 2011 overthrow of Hosni Mubarak through the ousting of Mohammed Morsi in 2013. Netflix announced in November that it had acquired the film, calling it its first major original documentary. …

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Razzie Nominations: Adam Sandler Strikes Again

The 2014 Razzies nominations were announced on Tuesday, and once again, an Adam Sandler film leads the pack. Some moviegoers may be surprised to see that Johnny Depp made the cut for the first time ever (we know that pretty much no one thought The Lone Ranger was good, but still…Johnny Depp?). Other actors receiving Razzie nominations include Charlie Sheen …

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Robin Wright Gets Golden Globe For ‘House Of Cards’ (First For A Netflix Series)

Add another award to the Netflix trophy case. Actress Robin Wright scored a Golden Globe Sunday night in the Best Actress In A TV Drama category for her role as Claire Underwood in House of Cards. Wright was up against Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife, Tatiana Maslany for Orphan Black, Kerry Washington for Scandal and Taylor Schilling for Netflix’s …

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Bruno Mars Excited To Be Billboard’s Top Artist of 2013

Bruno Mars has been named by Billboard as this year’s Artist of the Year. Bruno beat the likes of Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Rihanna for the top honor, thanks to his 2012 “Unorthodox Jukebox” which is the 2nd bestselling album after Timberlake’s “20/20 Experience”. To date, the album has sold about 1.8 million copies. ‘I love to create music. …

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