Fleabag was the surprise big winner at the Emmy’s last night

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Comedy winners at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys

W. Kamau Bell won another Emmy Award for his CNN program, United Shades of America! Hannah Gadsby and Rachel Bloom both won their first Emmys! Here’s a full list of comedy-related winners from this weekend’s two-night celebration of the Cre…

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Rachel Bloom wins the Emmy Award for song in final season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Rachel Bloom has won the Golden Globe and a couple of critic’s choice awards for acting in her CW series, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and now that the show is done, she also has her first Emmy Award, too! Bloom, Adam Schlesinger and Jack Dolgen won for …

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Hannah Gadsby wins the writing Emmy for “Nanette”

Congratulations to Hannah Gadsby, who tonight won the Emmy Award for writing for a variety special for her 2018 comedy, Nanette. It’s Gadsby’s first Emmy! She and the other stand-up comedians nominated for the Outstanding Variety Special (P…

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Here are your 2019 Emmy nominees in comedy!

They just announced this year’s Emmy Award nominations, so congrats and kudos to everyone who made the list. COMEDY SERIES Barry (HBO) Fleabag (Amazon) Russian Doll (Netflix) Schitt’s Creek (POP TV) The Good Place (NBC) The Marvelous Mrs. M…

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All of the 2019 Emmy-eligible stand-up comedy specials

The Television Academy published the official nomination ballots last week, with voting open now until June 24. Nominees will be announced July 16. Let’s take a look at the category most coveted by stand-up comedians: Outstanding Variety Special …

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Megan Amram’s “An Emmy For Megan” returns for a second season of award trolling

Megan Amram, writer for The Good Place (and before that, Parks and Recreation), almost pulled off an incredible feat last year, getting nominated for two Emmy Awards by writing and starring in a webseries which she only wrote and starred in for the pur…

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Stand-up comedians who have won Emmy Awards

Comedians love credits, even more than barkers outside comedy clubs love misappropriating those credits. Emmy-winning comedian ranks right up there near the top. So congratulations to John Mulaney for his Emmy-winning stand-up special on Netflix, Kid Gorgeous at Radio City. Congrats, too, to Katt Williams and Tiffany Haddish, who not only picked up their first […]

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry the big comedy winners at 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards

The best comedy on TV in 2018 centers on a female stand-up comedian in the late 1950s. If only reality could imitate art now. But for tonight, congrats to Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which took home five Primetime Emmy Awards — including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress (Rachel Brosnahan), Outstanding Supporting Actress (Alex […]

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Congrats to these comedians and comedies at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys

Over two nights last weekend, the Creative Arts Emmys celebrated many of the comedic efforts on TV and whatever you call TV in 2018. Among the first-time winners: Chris Redd and Kenan Thompson (pictured above) for writing the Saturday Night Live music video “Come Back Barack” (Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics), Katt Williams for his […]

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