Lee Daniels on the Emmy Voting Committee: "FUCK These MotherFUCKERS!"

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/17/15 09:10AM

Showrunner Lee Daniels was disappointed Empire didn’t get many Emmy nominations Thursday, but he handled it with the grace and politesse that have become hallmarks of the conciliatory conversational style of Empire’s own Cookie “Monster” Lyon: He made a “fuck you” video and posted it on Instagram.

Billy Crystal's Heartbreaking Tribute to Robin Williams

Rich Juzwiak · 08/25/14 09:35PM

At tonight's Emmys, Billy Crystal spoke succinctly and movingly about his comedy peer and "the greatest friend you could ever imagine," Robin Williams. "It's very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives," he said during his three-minute tribute, which preceded a short montage of Williams' television work.

Weird Al Made Up Lyrics to TV Theme Songs and They're All Wrong

Taylor Berman · 08/25/14 09:03PM

Weird Al Yankovic followed his chart-topping new album by parodying the theme songs from some of this year's nominated shows. Unfortunately for Weird Al, he got the fake lyrics totally wrong. Please join Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read in the comments to help correct Yankovic's take on the themes from Mad Men, Scandal, Homeland, Modern Family, and Game of Thrones.

Watch Bryan Cranston Make Out With Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys

Taylor Berman · 08/25/14 08:07PM

After a skit during which Julia Louis-Dreyfus pretended not to remember his guest appearance on Seinfeld, Bryan Cranston stopped the Veep star on her way to collect her trophy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and gave her an eleven-second long kiss. "Um, yeah he was on Seinfeld," she said after finally making her way to the podium.

Billy Eichner Shows Seth Meyers No One Gives a Shit About the Emmys

Taylor Berman · 08/25/14 07:55PM

The highlight of tonight's Emmys so far (faint praise, I know) was Billy Eichner's Billy on the Street skit with Seth Meyers—an extended riff on how no one in New York gives a shit about the Emmys, including one woman who amazingly identified the award as a "Gobla."

Kimmel's Roast of Matt McConaughey Was Funnier Than the Emmys Intro

Aleksander Chan · 08/25/14 07:39PM

During a welcomed reprieve from host Seth Meyers' snoozy jokes, Jimmy Kimmel raised the question we've all been pondering leading up to the Emmys: Man, I can't believe bona fide Movie Star (and Academy Award Winner) Matthew McConaughey is going to be at an awards show...for television.

Sarah Silverman's Date to the Emmys Is Her Weed

Taylor Berman · 08/25/14 07:04PM

During tonight's red carpet show on E!, Sarah Silverman showed host Giuliana Rancic the contents of her purse. One surprise? Her handheld vaporizer. "This is, uh, my pot," Silverman told a shocked Rancic.

Here's Your 2014 Emmy Award Winners

Aleksander Chan · 08/25/14 06:38PM

It's Emmys time, on a Monday night in August. Why? Because NBC makes too much money airing football on Sundays in the fall to accommodate your needs. No matter! We're here, updating throughout the night with the ceremony's winners. Join us in the comments to air your grievances, cheer on your favorites, and make (good) jokes.

Lacey Donohue · 01/28/14 05:40PM

NBC has announced they will move the 2014 Emmy Awards to a Monday night in order to avoid a scheduling conflict with the network's Sunday Night Football. Monday?! The awards, scheduled for August 22, will also be held a month earlier than usual.

Breakdowns: Jon Hamm and Amy Poehler Raise $30K In The Name of Losers

Beejoli Shah · 09/23/13 12:12PM

The Emmys, as expected, were boring as fuck. There were some great moments (below) which punctuated an otherwise three hour circle jerk of Hollywood's third-finest because film is greater than Broadway which is greater than television. Suck on that, smallest screen stars.

Gawker & Defamer Live Blog The 2013 Emmys

Beejoli Shah · 09/22/13 06:54PM

Another year, another Emmys, another reason that I'll be missing the penultimate Breaking Bad episode (that and the fact that I haven't seen any of Breaking Bad prior to this).