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Angelina Jolie Set To Receive Honorary Oscar
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For all of the work that Angelina Jolie does for others around the world, she is finally being recognized for it. She is scheduled to receive a honorary Oscar for her Humanitarian work, along with Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury. …

Lil Wayne Apologizes to Fans Via Twitter Lil Wayne Apologizes to Fans Via Twitter
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“I promise to work harder if it kills me”. This is what Lil Wayne tweeted on Sunday to his fans after not being nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards or the BET awards this year. Wayne has had it …

Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ Wins Nothing At TCA Awards Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ Wins Nothing At TCA Awards

Netflix’s House of Cards may be nominated for nine Emmys, and be eligible for the Directors Guild awards, but it didn’t win anything at the Television Critics Association awards this past weekend. The show, which has been the subject of …

Directors Guild Welcomes Internet Productions (Like Netflix Shows) To Awards Eligibility Directors Guild Welcomes Internet Productions (Like Netflix Shows) To Awards Eligibility

The Directors Guild of America announced this week that made-for-Internet shows are now eligible for the DGA Awards. Perhaps the fact that Netflix originals have been nominated for fourteen Emmys served as a wake-up call. The DGA said in its …

Netflix Shows Net 14 Emmy Nominations Netflix Shows Net 14 Emmy Nominations

History has been made in television land as original shows from Netflix have received a total of fourteen Emmy nominations. This is significant on a historical level, because it marks a new era of TV show consumption – one that …

‘Kinky Boots’ Walks Away With 6 Tony Awards

The 67th Annual Tony Awards were held last night, hosted once again by Neil Patrick Harris. The big news of the night seemed to be Kinky Boots, the Broadway musical that ended the night with six Tony Awards. Kinky Boots …

Mel Brooks Given AFI Life Achievement Award
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The American Film Institute (AFI) this week announced that film director Mel Brooks received the organization’s Life Achievement Award at a gala tribute on Thursday. The award was presented by veteran film director Martin Scorsese. The presentation will air on …

Justin Bieber Booed at Billboard Awards Show
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Justin Bieber has been getting some bad press for the past few months, starting with his “diva-like behavior” while touring in London. Now, it appears that the music world may have begun to turn on him as well. This weekend …

Patton Oswalt To Host 17th Annual Webby Awards

Comedian and social media superstar Patton Oswalt has been tapped to host the 17th annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards, an award show presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, is one of the most prestigious internet-based …

Miranda Lambert Wins Four ACM Awards For “Over You”

The 48th Academy of Country Music Awards were held this weekend in Las Vegas. While co-host of the ceremonies Luke Bryan walked away with the Entertainer of the Year award, singer Miranda Lambert won four different awards Sunday night, shutting …

Breaking Bad Is Your Favorite TV Marathon as Users Vote in Netflix’s First Ever Flixies

Late last month, Netflix announced the first ever Flixie awards, which asked users to vote on their favorite TV shows and movies available on the Netflix Instant catalog. The awards featured some untraditional categories like “Best Bromance” and “Best Hangover …

Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies
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Netflix is looking to “honor the ways you really watch Netflix” by giving out awards to films and TV shows in some untraditional award categories. The company has just launched The Flixies, just two days after the Academy Awards, and …

Google Oscars Site Is Live With Various Resources Google Oscars Site Is Live With Various Resources

Google has launched a site for this year’s Oscars ceremony, which will take place this Sunday. At the site, you can take a look at the nominees, look at Google’s Search picks for each category, share your own favorites, find …

Carly Rae Jepsen’s YouTube Smash Fails To Win Her A Grammy Carly Rae Jepsen’s YouTube Smash Fails To Win Her A Grammy
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It’s official. Massive Internet popularity does not win you a Grammy. That’s what Carly Rae Jepsen learned on Sunday night, as her viral hit song Call Me Maybe failed to win her an award. She’ll probably be able to continue …

Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway Responsible for Top Twitter Moments from the Golden Globes Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway Responsible for Top Twitter Moments from the Golden Globes

With the declaration “I beat Meryl,” Louisville, KY native Jennifer Lawrence accepted the Golden Globe for Best Actress (Comedy). That speech also put her over the top in another way, as she is also responsible for the most-tweeted about moment …

Quvenzhané Wallis Adorably Reads an Acceptance Speech from Her Smartphone

Quvenzhané Wallis is nine years old and has already been nominated for an Academy Award. When I was nine I was kicking ass in schoolyard kickball, so there. I’m a failure. Quvenzhané Wallis also thinks that being adorable lets you …

Golden Globes Will Get Second Screen Help from Celebs on Twitter Golden Globes Will Get Second Screen Help from Celebs on Twitter

This Sunday, at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, Twitter wants you to have a second screen experience by following the show via celebrity tweets. If fans choose to “tune in” to Twitter, they can get behind-the-scenes updates from nearly …

Google Launches Global Impact Awards Google Launches Global Impact Awards

Google announced the launch of the Global Impact Awards today. These are designed to support organizations “using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges,” Google says. “From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA …

2012 MTV Movie Awards Integrates Twitter Voting 2012 MTV Movie Awards Integrates Twitter Voting
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In just a few days, on June 3rd, MTV will be hosting its well-known Movie Awards show. This is where the MTV audience (now mostly reality-based) can vote on which movies they would like to receive the best award for. …

GDC Gives Special Awards to Gaming Pioneers

The 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) awarded two Special Awards to living legends in the gaming industry at their ceremony last night. The Pioneer Award was handed out to Dave Thuerer, designer of classic games from the 80′s …

GDC 2012: Xbox Live Arcade Award Goes To Super T.I.M.E. Force

One of the last awards given out last night at the IGF awards was the XBLA award. This award has Microsoft pick out one of the many indie games on display to be published on the Xbox 360 and other …