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PGA Awards predictions: Best Limited Series will be a cakewalk for ‘Versace’

The team behind “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” better clear more room on their shelves because the show is our predicted Best Limited Series champ at Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards.

“Versace,” which has a commanding 16/5 odds, has swept the limited series/TV movie prizes so far, claiming the Emmy, Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award. A victory would also make the “American Crime Story” anthology series the second program with multiple wins in the category, following its FX brethren “Fargo” (2015-16); “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” similarly dominated the season two years ago.

SEE Darren Criss aiming to be youngest SAG Award winner for limited series/TV movie actor

In second place is HBO’s “Sharp Objects.” The premium cable network missed out on what would’ve been a gimme win in this category last year when it renewed “Big Little Lies”

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The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild Announces the 2019 Golden Reel Nominations

The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild Announces the 2019 Golden Reel Nominations

The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild has announced the nominees for its 66th annual Golden Reel Awards, which honor sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding feature film, TV, animation and computer entertainment productions.

Trophies in 23 categories will be doled out during the February 18 ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

See the full list of nominees below:

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing:

Short Form Animation

Bilby – Universal Pictures

Bird Karma – Universal Pictures

Crow: The Legend – Baobab Studios

Lost Property Office – 8th in Line Productions

Overwatch “Reunion” – Blizzard Entertainment

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:Mystic Mayhem – Nickelodeon

Spy Kids: Mission Critical “The Vinyl Countdown” – Netflix

Star Wars: Rebels “The World Between Worlds” – Disney / ABC

Steven Universe “Reunited” – Cartoon Network

Non-Theatrical Animation

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight – Warner Bros.

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/TheMotion-Picture-Sound-Editors-Guild-Announces-the-2019-Golden-Reel-Nominations-20190118

Judith Light on Lifetime’s ‘The Nellie Bly Story’ and ‘Who’s the Boss?’ & ‘One Life to Live’ Memories

Off her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Marilyn Miglin in The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Judith Light has taken on the role of Matron Grady, a woman who had a tortured childhood and therefore makes Nellie Bly’s life a living hell in Escaping the Madhouse: the Nellie Bly Story.

The Lifetime movie, set to air on Saturday, January 19, tells the story of Bly, played by Christina Ricci (Z: The Beginning of Everything), the brave journalist, who committed herself to the Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island in her successful quest to expose mistreatment of mentally ill patients.

Marcia Gay Harden on Playing a Twisted Mom for Lifetime  Her Possible 'Law  Order: SVU' Return

Marcia Gay Harden on Playing a Twisted Mom for Lifetime Her Possible ‘Law Order: SVU’ Return

The actress and on-screen daughter Emily Skeggs preview real-life crime drama ‘Love You

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ Is Now on Netflix

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Netflix has just landed one of the most critically praised dramas of last year. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Ryan Murphy’s ode to the notorious fashion designer who was murdered far too soon, is now streaming.

Despite the pedigree of the anthology series’ first installment, The People vs. O.J. Simpson, it wouldn’t have been surprising if The Assassination of Gianni Versace turned into a well-dressed soap, particularly since Andrew Cunanan’s (Darren Criss) transformation from a compulsive teenage liar into the monster who would go on to murder five innocent men was played off as pulpy drama when the investigation was happening in the 1990s. It would have been simple for FX’s adaptation to mirror real life’s

Read more at: https://decider.com/2019/01/18/the-assassination-of-gianni-versace-netflix-2/

The Critics Choice Awards 2019 celebrate inclusion in Hollywood

Awards season continues in full force. In last week’s issue you got the winners in television and film chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the Golden Globes. This week the critics get to have their say.

The 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards took place Jan. 13 in Santa Monica, California. Similar to the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Awards have categories in film and television that are voted on by the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association, respectively. The show, which was in its 24th year, was broadcast by CW.

Taye Diggs (“Private Practice,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back”) was the night’s host. Much like the hosts of the Golden Globes, he talked up the broader inclusion in Hollywood throughout 2018 and the diversity among those nominated. In his opening monologue he performed a parody of Cardi B’s “I Like It” with the lyrics

Read more at: https://www.thetriangle.org/entertainment/cca/

Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: All the winners and losers from inside the ceremony

Lady Gaga was overcome with emotion as she took to the stage for the second time on Sunday to accept her second Critics’ Choice Award.

The singer and actress, 32, tied with Glenn Close, 71,  to take home the best actress award for A Star Is Born at the event, which was held at the historical Barkers Hangar in Santa Monica, Calfornia.

Close, who won the award for her role in The Wife, made her speech and stayed on stage while Gaga’s name was read as the joint winner. 

Gaga, who lost out in the category at the Golden Globes earlier this month, burst into tears as soon as her name was announced and gave tearful speech dedicating her award ‘to all people who have suffered from alcoholism or addiction’.

‘My mother and Glenn are good friends – I’m so very happy you won this evening,’ Gaga began. ‘I

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What Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen Bring to the ‘Sopranos’ Prequel

Fans of The Sopranos will soon have more than repeat viewings of the classic series on HBO to work with. According to multiple reports, the feature-film prequel The Many Saints of Newark will begin shooting in April of this year. Sopranos creator David Chase wrote the script and will produce, while Alan Taylor (a veteran of the HBO show) will direct.

With production set to begin within months, Chase and Taylor have been hard at work assembling a cast to follow in the footsteps of James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, and Michael Imperioli. And they’ve made significant progress. Since late 2018, we’ve heard of the additions of Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, and Jon Herndon.

Since the film takes place in the late 1960s, Sopranos will be watching an entirely new roster of stars. That list just grew to include two more well-known faces from film and TV. According to Variety, Corey Stoll

Read more at: https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/what-corey-stoll-and-billy-magnussen-bring-to-the-sopranos-prequel.html/

Get Excited — The Assassination of Gianni Versace Is on Netflix TODAY

THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY (aka AMERICAN CRIME STORY), Darren Criss (as Andrew Cunanan), 'The Man Would Be Vogue', (Season 2, ep. 201, airs Jan. 17, 2018). photo: Ray Mickshaw / FX / Courtesy: Everett Collection

The Assassination of Gianni Versace, the second season of American Crime Story, has achieved that elusive combination of popularity with viewers and acclaim by critics and award shows. At both the Emmys and the Golden Globes, the series took home hardware honoring its achievements as a limited series and for costar Darren Criss’s creepy, all-out performance as murderer Andrew Cunanan. Like

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Dirty John’s real-life Terra Newell glams up in leopard print and leather to bartend on WWHL

Dirty John’s real-life Terra Newell glams up in leopard print and leather to bartend on WWHL

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Three days after the blood-soaked finale of Bravo’s Dirty John aired, the real-life Terra Newell appeared as guest bartender on Watch What Happens Live.

The Orange County blonde – played by Julia Garner – was only 25 when she stabbed her mother’s evil fifth husband John Meehan (Eric Bana) 13 times in self defense back in 2016.

‘[Terra] heroically killed the villain of the…villain! She’s an incredible person,’ host Andy Cohen gushed.  

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What’s New on Netflix: January 17th, 2019

American Crime Story season 2 now on Netflix

Hello and welcome to your daily look at the new additions and removals from Netflix for January 17th, 2019. It’s a quiet day for new additions but it’s an addition many will have been waiting for. It makes way for a big batch of content on the way to Netflix tomorrow. 

Here’s what’s new and what’s left Netflix today:

American Crime Story (Season 2)

American Crime Story is one of several anthology series that premieres on FX. The first season focused on O.J. Simpson and was a big success. The second season, which aired last year, focused on the assassination of Gianni Versace.

Once again, the reviews for American Crime Story were off the charts with it accurately

Read more at: https://www.whats-on-netflix.com/whats-new/whats-new-on-netflix-january-17th-2019/