or


[07/10/14 - 08:35 AM]
IFC Scores Eight Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"Portlandia" garnered six nominations, the most in the series' history.

[via press release from IFC]

IFC SCORES EIGHT EMMY(R) AWARD NOMINATIONS

RECOGNITION IN THE ACTING CATEGORIES FOR FRED ARMISEN, STEVE BUSCEMI & KRISTEN WIIG

REPEAT PORTLANDIA EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS FOR OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES & OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES

ADDITIONAL EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS IN TECHNICAL CATEGORIES FOR PORTLANDIA & THE SPOILS OF BABYLON

NEW YORK, NY, July 10, 2014 - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Award nominations, honoring IFC with a record eight nominations. Portlandia garnered six nominations, the most in the series' history, including Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series for Fred Armisen, Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series for Steve Buscemi and repeat nominations in the categories of Outstanding Writing for A Variety Series for Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Karey Dornetto and Graham Wagner, and Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series for Jonathan Krisel.

In addition, Portlandia was nominated in the technical categories of Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition (Tyler Robinson, Schuyler Telleen, Katherine Isom) and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For a Comedy Series (Bill Benz, Daniel Gray Longino). Portlandia is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Broadway Video. It returns to IFC for a fifth season in 2015.

IFC's comedic miniseries The Spoils of Babylon was also recognized today with a nomination for Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie for Kristen Wiig and Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for Andrew Feltenstein and John Nau. The Spoils of Babylon is produced by Funny or Die and executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele and Nate Young. The second installment from the Spoils franchise, The Spoils Before Dying, will premiere in summer 2015.

"Today's eight Emmy(R) nominations for IFC is a huge achievement in the history of the network and we are so proud of both our Portlandia and The Spoils of Babylon teams for their incredible efforts this year," said Jennifer Caserta, IFC's president. "Their remarkable work clearly captured the attention of Academy voters and has helped establish IFC as a destination for original comedies. "

The following is a complete list of nominations for IFC:

Portlandia

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - Fred Armisen To see a clip of Fred's Emmy(R)-nominated performance, click here: http://www.ifc.com/portlandia/videos/portlandia-moon-weekend

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - Steve Buscemi To see a clip of Steve's Emmy(R)-nominated performance, click here: http://bcove.me/pdj13dh1

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series - Jonathan Krisel

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Karey Dornetto, Graham Wagner

Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition - Tyler Robinson, Schuyler Telleen, Katherine Isom

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For a Comedy Series - Bill Benz, Daniel Gray Longino

The Spoils of Babylon

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - Kristen Wiig To see a clip of Kristen's Emmy(R)-nominated performance, click here: http://bcove.me/m80nob92

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music - Andrew Feltenstein, John Nau

Portlandia was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2013 and 2012 for Outstanding Writing for A Variety Series (Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Bill Oakley) and Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series (Jonathan Krisel). It won 2013 and 2011 Emmy(R) Awards for Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program or Special. Portlandia was recognized in 2012 with a Peabody Award and in 2013 with a WGA award for best Comedy/Variety Series.

About IFC

IFC is the home of offbeat, unexpected comedies. Series like Portlandia, Maron and Comedy Bang! Bang! air alongside fan-favorite movies and comedic cult TV shows. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., along with sister channels AMC, SundanceTV and WE tv, IFC is in more than 73 million U.S. homes across all platforms. IFC: Always On Slightly Off





  [july 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· PORTLANDIA (IFC)
· SPOILS OF BABYLON, THE (IFC)









[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the Top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.