Two emus for you today:
Okay, but hear me out.
What if this is how T-Rexes moved. https://t.co/ue1Ti3VhhW
— Kikidoodle & Purrmaids (& too many cats) (@KikiDoodleTweet) July 11, 2022
All Other TV News
The big news today
is the January 6 hearing are the Emmy nominations. They were announced this morning, and I will get around to looking at all the categories and giving my two cents, but that’s going to take me a minute. In the meantime, here’s the complete list for you to check out. A reminder: some shows won’t make the cut but only because they did not air in the eligibility window. So don’t look for The Boys, Handmaid’s Tale, Westworld, or The Crown among the nominees.
Some interesting facts about this year’s nominees:
HBO leads the networks with 140 nominations. Netflix was in second place, with 105. Hulu came away with an impressive 58, Apple TV+ with 51, Disney+ scored 34, and Prime Video had 29.
CBS has the most of the broadcast networks with 29; NBC had 28; and ABC and Fox each had 23 nominations. The CW is nowhere on this list.
Succession had the most nominations with 25. 14 of those were in acting categories, breaking a record.
Only Murders in the Building received 17 nominations, the most of any freshman series.
Quinta Brunson became the first Black woman to receive three comedy nominations in the same year for Abbott Elementary. She was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Actress in a Comedy a,nd Writing for a Comedy Series. Abbott Elementary was nominated for seven altogether.
Selena Gomez is only the second Latina to be nominated as an executive producer for Only Murders in the Building.
Zendaya became the youngest two-time acting nominee, and the youngest producer nominee for her work on Euphoria.
There are a bunch of actors who were nominated twice in acting categories this year: Julia Garner, Bill Hader, Sydney Sweeney, Rhea Seehorn, and Harriet Walter.
Chadwick Boseman and Jessica Walter earned posthumous nominations for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance.
Albuquerque is erecting statues of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman to inspire meth cooks everywhere.
David Chase revealed that Tony Sirico was the only Sopranos actor to ask a line be changed, and it wasn’t even one of his own lines. Apparently, another character calls Paulie a bully, and Tony took offense. Chase removed the line.
Joseph Quinn, who you might know as Eddie from Stranger Things, has become a fan favorite for obvious reasons. Recently, he attended a comic con in the U.K. where he made a point to spend time talking to the fans who paid for his meet and greet. The staff at the con began urging him to cut the chit-chat because he was so swamped, and fans were pissed — at the con, not Quinn.
The way Joseph Quinn was treated at LFCC is fucking disgusting
Staff fully yelled at him to shut the fuck up and to just sign and not to interact with fans bc they over sold and couldn't get all people seen
— a🪶 (@BenHopeHateCIub) July 10, 2022
i wouldnt be surprised if joseph quinn never attended another con after lfcc…the entire experience today was a shambles! He did his best to make everyone feel they had a moment despite the staff not even stopping the queue to let him have some water
— M 🌿 (@taespuppydog) July 9, 2022
Then, during his panel, a fan thanked him for being so generous with his time, and this happened:
Joseph Quinn deserves the world. pic.twitter.com/Byqs8wVwZT
— Matt Ramos (@therealsupes) July 11, 2022
Jeremy Allen is well aware of the similarities between Lip and Carmy, but he knew he had to take the role on The Bear, lest he hate whoever took the role instead of him. Also, thanks to this show, everyone is attracted to line cooks now.
Does he look like Pete Davidson? Yes. Has he brushed his teeth today? No, he came straight to work at 10:09 am from some girl’s apartment around the corner from the bar you all frequent after work. He had two cigs and a Red Bull for breakfast.
— Sarah York (@thesarahyork) July 6, 2022
When I was a server I hooked up with a sous chef and he physically tore my button down off my body Superman style and then TORE MY JEANS OFF THROUGH THE ZIPPER. I had to borrow basketball shorts and a tank to go home. 10/10 would do it again.
— Nathan Ramos-Park (@nathanramospark) July 6, 2022
the type of dude to carelessly risk their job to sneak you a free meal in hopes you will smash eventually (it usually works but once you do it he’s on to the next hottest hostess and you’re back to paying for your 30% off shift meal)
— grand canyon status slut (@rosapolverosa) July 6, 2022
This is absolutely some guy I would have slept with in my 20s and had him saved in my phone as something like "Guy from bar DO NOT ANSWER"
— Casey K. (@CaseyCannolis) July 6, 2022
my roommate said "worth the yeast infection" pic.twitter.com/ZNQUcz6Bd2
— Tony Tulathimutte (@tonytula) June 30, 2022
Q’orianka Kilcher, actress from Yellowstone and The Alienist, has been charged with workers’ compensation fraud. She claimed she had been injured on the set of Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and couldn’t work, but then worked on Yellowstone, so.
Fox News is gonna Fox News:
— No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen (@NoLieWithBTC) July 11, 2022
Watch the full, unedited exchange: https://t.co/CJxa01mzon
— The Recount (@therecount) July 11, 2022
Jerry Harris of Cheer fame has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for soliciting sex from minors and sexually assaulting a minor. He also will be added to the sex offender registry, and attend a sex offender treatment program.
Again, not getting too deep into the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial, because I don’t need that mess in my life, but apparently, one of the jurors was an imposter — not the person who was actually summoned. Amber Heard, understandably, wants a new trial. Depp’s team is like, “Eh, it’s no biggie. Don’t worry about it. Gimme my money.”
Meanwhile, Depp has privately settled an assault case with a crew member who alleged he punched him twice on set. Interesting that this gentleman hasn’t been called a liar and become the victim of a social media campaign attacking him. I wonder what the difference is.
Lauren Boebert is out here saying that her husband — who was arrested for exposing himself to two young women in a bowling alley — had no choice but to show his penis to them. Really, he’s the victim here. Gross.
I love Florence Pugh. Obviously, wearing a sheer dress like this is going to create controversy. But what is revealing (pun intended) is how many men felt free to criticize her not for wearing something so scandalous, but for how small her breasts are — as if they are entitled to only seeing larger breasts on women. Anyway. Men, be better.
- Money Court has been renewed for a second season. See below in casting.
- BTS has lined up a docuseries and concert film, among other projects, with Disney.
- Lucky 13, a quiz show hosted by Kevin Bacon, is in the works.
- Iyanu: Child of Wonder is in the works at HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
- A Wild and Precious Life is being adapted into a limited series.
- Out of Her Depth is being developed into a TV series.
- He Was My Father, a docuseries about Diego Maradona Jr., is being developed.
- MYANMAR: The Forgotten Revolution has been set at Channel 4.
- Platform 7 has been ordered at ITV.
- Max Borenstein has renewed his overall deal with HBO.
- Cate Blanchett, Jamie Demetriou, Trystan Gravelle, Jonathan Pryce, John Rhys-Davies, Harriet Walter, and Tom Jones have joined the cast of Documentary Now! on IFC.
- Bethenny Frankel is going to co-host Money Court on CNBC.
- Jonathan Bailey is set to co-star in Fellow Travelers on Showtime.
- Scott Evans has joined the cast of With Love on Prime Video.
- Christina Elmore has been added to the cast of The Girls on the Bus on HBO Max.
- Andrew McCarthy is returning to The Resident on Fox.
- Travis Fimmel star in Black Snow for the streaming service Stan.
- Gemma Whelan and Belén Cuesta will star Balenciaga on Disney+.
Mark Your Calendars
- Resident Evil debuts on Netflix on July 14.
- Harley Quinn will return on HBO Max on July 28.
- The Kardashians returns on Hulu on September 22.
- The Outlaws returns on Prime Video on August 5.
- Purple Hearts will debut on Netflix on July 29.
- Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and Love & Hip Hop: Miami will return on VH1 on August 8.
- Fanático premieres on Netflix on July 29.
- We Met in Virtual Reality will debut on HBO Max on July 27.
- The Big Tiny Food Face-Off returns on YouTube on July 15.
- Indian Matchmaking returns on Netflix on August 10.
- Chad & JT Go Deep will debut on Netflix on August 23.
- Great Expectations will premiere on FX soon.
- Good Grief returns on IFC and Sundance Now on August 17.
- We the People with Judge Lauren Lake will debut in syndication this fall.
Busisiwe Lurayi, Star of Netflix’s How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding and How to Ruin Christmas: The Funeral
Monty Norman, Composer of the James Bond theme
What We Do in the Shadows: The mansion is in a state of collapse, and a freaky new creature has moved in in the season premiere. 9 p.m., FX
The Bob’s Burgers Movie: It’s Bob’s Burgers! But a movie! HBO Max & Hulu
How to Change Your Mind: This docuseries explores the history and use of psychedelics. Series premiere. Netflix
Solar Opposites: Season premiere. Hulu
- Jimmy Kimmel Live: Steven Yeun, Wiz Khalifa, Hot Milk, guest host Anthony Anderson
- Watch What Happens Live: Taylor Armstrong, Ryan O’Connell
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