Paley Center to host special CBS Daytime panels, Daytime exhibit to commemorate 30 years at #1

September 29, 2016
The Paley Center for Media is commemorating CBS Daytime for 30 years at #1 with a special Daytime Exhibit as well as panels throughout October and November.

The special exhibit, “CBS Daytime #1 For 30 Years,” at Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will showcase the Network’s five current shows, as well as legacy programs, including “As the World Turns” and “Guiding Light.”

The exhibit, which runs Oct. 12 – Nov. 27, includes original set pieces, one-of-a-kind memorabilia, and interactive elements to give fans a unique, hands-on experience. Also, four consecutive weeks of special panels are planned, featuring talent and producers from the CBS Daytime lineup. More details will be available shortly.

CBS Daytime ended the full 52-week 2015-2016 broadcast year at #1 for the 30th consecutive year, one of the longest winning streaks in television history, which began in 1986. The lineup features a balance of dramas, game shows and talk, including television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show "The Price Is Right," the #1 daytime drama "The Young and the Restless," "The Talk," the world’s most-watched serial "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "Let's Make A Deal," which has awarded $50 million in cash & prizes.

Paley Center Event Panels: 

Thursday, Oct. 20:
CBS Daytime Game Shows Panel
Wayne Brady, host of Let's Make A Deal; Drew Carey, host of The Price Is Right; Dan Funk, Executive Producer of Let's Make A Deal; Mike Richards, Executive Producer of The Price Is Right and Let's Make A Deal

Wednesday, Oct. 26:
The Talk Panel
Hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, and Sheryl Underwood

Thursday, Nov. 3:
The Bold and the Beautiful original full script reading and panel
Bradley Bell (executive producer and head writer), Darin Brooks, Scott Clifton, Don Diamont, Katherine Kelly Lang, John McCook, Alley Mills, Karla Mosley, Heather Tom, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Jacob Young

Thursday, Nov. 10:
The Young and the Restless original full script reading and panel
Lauralee Bell, Peter Bergman, Eric Braeden, Sharon Case, Eileen Davidson, Amelia Heinle, Christian LeBlanc, Joshua Morrow, Greg Rikaart, Kristoff St. John, Melody Thomas Scott, Sally Sussman (head writer), May Young (executive producer)

Check back with TVMusic Network as more information becomes available.

(This story was updated on October 10, 2016)
 



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CBS Daytime celebrates 30 years at #1 with special television appearances and Paley Center events

The Talk (L-R): Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne,
Aisha Tyler and Julie Chen, shown. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS
CBS Daytime is celebrating 30 years at #1 with a variety of events throughout the year with a number of events for the loyal daytime fans. Special crossover events are planned for each of its daytime shows - "Let's Make A Deal," "The Price is Right," "The Talk," "The Bold and the Beautiful," and "The Young and the Restless."

Also, soap stars past and present from the current shows as well as classic dramas "As The World Turns" and "Guiding Light" will appear on "The Talk." Viewers can explore classic video moments, photo galleries and promotions on each show’s website and CBS Daytime’s social media platforms.

The events will take place in October and November. 

“CBS Daytime’s schedule of top-rated, award-winning programs has been a daily destination for viewers for more than three decades, becoming part of the fabric of America in the process,” said Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs, CBS Entertainment. “We have the best fans in television who join us every day to laugh, love, chat and cheer. Our celebration of 30 years at #1 honors the hard work of our cast, staff and crew and thanks our audience for their passion and loyalty.”
Below is a list of the events scheduled: 

Following is the schedule:

Monday Oct. 10: THE PRICE IS RIGHT (11:00 AM, ET; 10:00 AM, PT) features CBS Daytime talent including THE TALK’s Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne; Peter Bergman, Joshua Morrow and Jason Thompson from THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; Pierson Fodé, Katherine Kelly Lang and Heather Tom from THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL; and Tiffany Coyne and Jonathan Mangum from LET'S MAKE A DEAL.

Tuesday, Oct. 11: LET'S MAKE A DEAL (check local listings) celebrates #1for30 with a special appearance from THE TALK’s Sheryl Underwood.

Wednesday, Oct. 12: THE TALK (2:00 PM, ET; 1:00 PM, PT) welcomes talent from CBS Daytime past and present, including actors from THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, AS THE WORLD TURNS and GUIDING LIGHT.

THE PRICE IS RIGHT’s George Gray appears on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (12:30 PM, ET; 11:30 AM PT) as a GC Buzz employee.

Thursday, Oct. 13: THE TALK’s Sheryl Underwood reprises her role as “Emmy” on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (1:30 PM, ET; 12:30 PM, PT).

Friday, Oct. 14: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS features THE PRICE IS RIGHT’s Amber Lancaster who will model in a “Bare by Brash and Sassy” commercial.

In addition, CBS Daytime is unveiling the special exhibit, “CBS Daytime #1 For 30 Years,” at Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif., honoring the Network’s five current shows, as well as legacy programs, including “As the World Turns” and “Guiding Light.”

The exhibit, which runs Oct. 12 – Nov. 27, includes original set pieces, one-of-a-kind memorabilia, and interactive elements to give fans a unique, hands-on experience. Also, four consecutive weeks of special panels are planned, featuring talent and producers from the CBS Daytime lineup. More details will be available shortly.

Paley Center Panel Schedule:

Thursday, Oct. 20: THE PRICE IS RIGHT and LET'S MAKE A DEAL

Wednesday, Oct. 26: THE TALK

Thursday, Nov. 3: THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

Thursday, Nov. 10: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Check back with TVMusic Network for more information about the events as they become available. 
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'Dr. Phil': 'Making a Murderer' convicted killer Steven Avery and fiancee to make excusive appearance on show

"Dr. Phil" has line-up an exclusive interview with Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix's groundbreaking documentary, “Making A Murderer.”  Avery and his new fiancée, Lynn Hartman, will talk to Dr. Phil about their journey  and what lies ahead for the controversial couple.  
In 2007, Avery was convicted of the murder of photographer, Teresa Halbach and is currently serving life in prison at the Waupun Correctional Institute inWisconsin. His conviction was overturned shortly after the documentary aired. 

Hartman, a legal secretary, says she began writing to Avery earlier this year and just met him face to face two weeks ago. 

Calling Hartman from prison, for the first time in a broadcast interview, Avery discussed topics with Dr. Phil ranging from his pending nuptials and his infamy to his hope that actor Brad Pitt portray him in a film about his life. 

“I haven’t been in love my whole life. It’s not the same as the others. Everything is all different with her,” Avery has said of Hartman 

The episodes air Monday, October 3rd and Tuesday, October 4th (check local listings).
The check local listings, visit: drphil.com
 
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'Clash of the Corps': new series to premiere on Exec Producer Dwayne Johnson's Live Facebook Page

Dwayne Johnson is putting his brand on a number of television and movie projects in recent years. The actor and producer will executive produce the next series on Fuse entitled "Clash of the Corps."

Johnson will host the series’ premiere episode on his official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DwayneJohnson), as part of a Facebook Live viewing event for his over 56 million fans on Tuesday, October 4 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.

The two-episode season premiere of "Clash of the Corps" debuts on Fuse on Wednesday, October 5 at 11 p.m ET/PT. The 8-part half-hour docu-series promises to provide a behind the scenes look at the International Drum Corps event - Drum Corps International's “Marching Music’s Major League.” 

"Clash of the Corps" follows DCI's two most historically successful corps, the Cadets from Pennsylvania and the Blue Devils from Northern California, who for the last 20 years, have been battling it out for the World Championship title.

The Facebook Live event  will also include a special introduction from Johnson and marks Fuse's debut into a new programming platform.  

Clash of the Corps Facebook Live event and Fuse premiere will be promoted by @Fusetv on all social channels as well as Johnson’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.


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'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

September 28, 2016
Photo Credit: ABC
Agnes Nixon, who created the iconic daytime dramas, "All My Children" and "One life to Live" as died at the age of 93. Nixon died from complications caused by Parkinson’s Disease and a stroke reports ABC News.

"I am devastated to learn that we have lost Agnes," former "All My Children" star Susan Lucci. wrote on Instagram. "I adored her and admired her--and I am forever grateful to her!"

Robert A. Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, which broadcast “All My Children and One Life to Live on ABC, called Nixon a "television pioneer" in a statement from ABC which broadcast both shows for over 40 years.

"Agnes' impact on daytime television and pop culture is undeniable," he said in a statement via ABC. "She was the first to champion socially relevant topics, and the towns and characters Agnes brought to life leave an indelible imprint on television that will be remembered forever."

Nixon started her career as a writer for the CBS daytime drama “Search For Tomorrow.” Nixon would write for “Guiding Light,” “Another World” and “As the World Turns” before being sought out by ABC in 1968 to create “One Life to Live” and “All My Children” two years later in 1970.

Nixon helped establish ABC’s daytime programming block by having a hand in creating, “Loving”and “The City in the 80s and 90s.

Nixon's dramas were the first to tackle subjects never shown on daytime television before such as war protest, uterine cancer, domestic abuse, abortion,same-sex marriage, AIDS, Dissociative identity disorder (Multiple personality disorder) and interracial relationships.

“All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were recognized with numerous Emmy Awards throughout their runs and introduced such memorable fictional characters as Erica Kane, Victoria Lord, Adam Chandler, Brooke English, Palmer Cortlandt, Carla Hall and Angie and Jessie Hubbard.

Many of Hollywood’s brightest cut their teeth on a Nixon created drama including Lucci, Kelly Ripa, Josh Duhamel, Michael B. Jordan, Nathan Fillion, Kim Delaney, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Consuelos, Judith Light, Cameron Mathison, Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Tommy Lee Jones to name a few.

The Daytime Emmy Awards gave her a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1992. Achievement Award at the 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards. Writing stints on "As the World Turns," "The Guiding Light" and "Another World" followed.

"All My Children" ended in 2011 and "One Life to Live" in early 2012. The following year, both shows made a brief return with original episodes running on Hulu for one season.

Check out a memorable moment from "All My Children" featuring Eric Kane below:

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Sean Diddy Combs to guest star on ABC's 'Notorious'

September 27, 2016
(L-R): Sean Diddy Combs and Piper Perabo/Cr. ABC

Sean "Diddy" Combs will appear on this week's episode of "Notorious" airing Thursday, September 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET on ABC.

Episode Description:

As Sarah's funeral approaches, Jake's feelings may be clouding his ability to defend and protect an out-of-control Oscar from the press. Julia wants to locate Sarah's brother and only living family, to give Sarah a voice as well as to get an exclusive scoop on an alleged family argument. Also, Jake takes on a baby kidnapping and the mother's appearance on LHL uncovers an unexpected lead. Meanwhile, Sean "Diddy" Combs drops by LHL to see his friend Louise Herrick, on "Notorious,"
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Lifetime to air 'Who Killed Jon Benet' original movie

Lifetime will air an original movie based on the life of Jon Benet Ramsey, whose murder twenty years ago captured the world's attention and the case that remains unsolved. The network will debut a four-hour block dedicated to the life and death of JonBenét Ramsey with the premiere of the two-hour movie, Who Killed JonBenét?, centering on the true story about the six-year-old beauty queen whose murder in her Colorado home remains unsolved.

"Who Killed JonBenét?" premieres on Saturday, November 5 at 8pm ET/PT and stars Eion Bailey (Band of Brothers), Michel Gill (Mr. Robot), Julia Campbell (Romy and Michele's High School Reunion) and Payton Lepinski as JonBenet.

Immediately following the premiere of the film at 10pm ET/PT, the two-hour special JonBenét's Mother: Victim or Killer? delves into the real Patsy Ramsey, the person most people believe killed JonBenet. The special reconstructs her life as a socialite, beauty queen, wife, mother and suspected killer, and digs deep into the mind and actions of this mysterious woman. The special features people who have never spoken publicly, taking a fresh look at the crime and examines the evidence through the lens of modern forensic technology.

 "Who Killed JonBenét?" provides a closer look into what exactly happened the day after Christmas 1996, when she was found beaten and strangled in the family's basement. With the addition of recently surfaced information, the film takes a fresh look at the events and the competing theories about the murder.
 Were Patsy (Campbell) and John (Gill) Ramsey responsible or covering for someone else in the family? Was this a kidnapping gone wrong, or was this the work of a predator who had seen JonBenét in one of her pageants? Twenty years after the tragic events, the question remains: Who killed JonBenet?

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Interview: Executive Producer Al Jean talks 'The Simpsons' Season 28, 600th episode milestone

September 25, 2016
Mr. Burns and The Simpsons in the Season 28 premiere episode. (Cr.FOX)
"The Simpsons" is back for Season 28 with a very special premiere episode on Sunday, September 25th on FOX. The iconic show shares the special night as a part of FOX's Animation Domination on Sunday nights.

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer will guest voice on all three shows — “The Simpsons,” “Family Guy,” and “Bob’s Burgers.”

On “The Simpsons,” premiere episode entitled “Monty Burns’ Fleeing Circus,” Schumer plays Mr. Burns mom. When Springfield is burned to the ground, the Simpsons beg Mr. Burns to fund its rebuilding. Burns agrees – with one condition: he gets to put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl. 

 "[Schumer will guest voice] across all three animated shows on this Sunday on premiere night on FOX,” previews “The Simpsons” executive producer, Al Jean on a press call. “Because this is something where all three of us said well, we’re going to do a musical-themed episode and we’re going to try to get the same guest star, we said oh, let’s go for a woman who is funny—Amy Schumer fits most of those qualities. We said a good character for our plot would be that she’s Burns’ mother in the past and kind of the source of this unhappiness that he has that’s haunted him to the present. She recorded it over the phone, and she was very funny. It’s not a huge part, but that was because, again, we didn’t have the actress until a little late in the process that we knew who was going to be in all three shows.”

Jean and staff are gearing up for the milestone 600th episode of as well. The “Treehouse of Horror XXVII” episode will air Sunday, October 16at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

"We weren’t sure which one was going to be the 600th, “ Jean said. “We were just doing a Treehouse show. It came out, even by our standards for those episodes which are quite high, we thought very well...At that point, we thought it would be—what was great was the 600th episode will air October 16th, so we could make that the Treehouse and it wouldn’t be out of place. 

There’s a special beginning and there’s a third thing, I can’t say it, but there’s three—the 1st and the 100th episode Bart wrote on the chalkboard, “I will not celebrate meaningless milestones,” so we’ve made sure to really celebrate this one."

With so many milestones over the years in remarkable 28 seasons, Jean reflects on which "The Simpsons" moments are most memorable for him.

 “Well, the beginning was really special,” Jean tells TVMusic Network.  “The 400th ironically, it just so happened to be the last episode before The Simpson’s Movie came out so that was a time that was a lot of work but also memorable, and I think 600 is great.  I mean, there’s only one other scripted show that’s every gotten this far in the US— ‘Gunsmoke, ‘and to get this far is really, I have to say it, we’re proud of ourselves.”

Catch the “The Simpsons” season premiere Sunday, September 25 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT and the 600th episode, “Treehouse of Horror XXVII” on Sunday, October 16at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. 

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Niecy Nash talks Emmys, receiving a Television Advocacy Award, 'Scream Queens' and more

Cr: FOX
This year’s Emmys weekend was special for nominees Jill Soloway (Transparent), Tony Hale (Veep), Michael Kelly (House of Cards), Niecy Nash (Getting On) and Derek Hough (Dancing with the Stars) as they were honored at the Television Industry Advocacy Awards for their efforts to use their celebrity for social changed.

They were joined by fellow honorees Reid Scott (Veep), Dean Norris (Under the Dome) and Sandra Lee (Good Morning America) as TV Guide and TV Insider hosted the ceremony and featured each of the honorees a special section of TV Guide Magazine and its companion site, TVInsider.com. Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs) served as the evening's host and also presented former co-star Niecy Nash with her honor.

TVMusic Network caught up with Niecy Nash ahead of the ceremony. The actress talked about her work with the Amazing Grace organization. She also shared her thoughts on her chances of winning the Emmy (Nash is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy for the HBO comedy "Getting On"), where she would put the Emmy should she win (Nash lost to Julia Louis-Dreyfus for "Veep") and previews the upcoming season for her character on "Scream Queens."

Check out the video interview with Nash below:



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'Star Trek Beyond' comes to DVD and Blu-ray

This summer's "Star Trek Beyond" comes to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Combo Packs, DVD and On Demand on November 1st from Paramount Home Media Distribution and on Digital HD October 4, 2016.

"Star Trek Beyond" 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Combo Packs contain more than an hour of action-packed bonus content, with featurettes from the filmmakers and cast members, including J.J. Abrams, Justin Lin, Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto.
"Star Trek Beyond" Blu-ray Combo Pack

 The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:

Blu-ray
Feature film in high definition
Bonus Content:
Deleted Scenes - Go Beyond the final cut of the movie with scenes you didn’t see in theaters.
Beyond the Darkness - Meet visionary producer J.J. Abrams, director Justin Lin and co-writers Simon Pegg and Doug Jung as they discuss the inspiration for the Star Trek Beyond storyline and how it came to life.
Enterprise Takedown - Experience edge-of-your-seat action and see how a shocking attack destroys the USS Enterprise.
Divided and Conquered - Learn how filmmakers pushed the boundaries in Star Trek Beyond by forcing the Enterprise crew into their most challenging situations yet.
A Warped Sense of Revenge - Meet Star Trek’s newest villain, Krall, as actor Idris Elba reveals the backstory behind his character’s terrifying ambitions.
Trekking in the Desert - Go on set to Dubai and discover how its futuristic architecture became the foundation for the most innovative Starbase yet.
Exploring Strange New Worlds - Tour the incredible production sets of Star Trek Beyond with director Justin Lin.
New Life, New Civilizations - See how special effects designers met the challenge to create an unprecedented 50 new alien species for the film to celebrate Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary.
To Live Long and Prosper - Journey through the past 50 years of Star Trek with J.J. Abrams and the cast as they reflect on the evolution of this iconic sci-fi series.
For Leonard and Anton - Watch a touching tribute to the legendary Leonard Nimoy and beloved crew member Anton Yelchin.
Gag Reel - Join in on the fun with this hilarious gag reel of on-set bloopers.

DVD
Feature film in standard definition

Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack

The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack includes all of the above, as well as a Blu-ray 3D presented in 1080p high definition with English Dolby Atmos, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The Blu-ray 3D disc includes the feature film in high definition and 3D. The Combo Pack also includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film.

Star Trek Beyond 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack


Fans can enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes the Blu-ray detailed above, as well as an Ultra HD Disc presented in 4K Ultra HD with English Dolby Atmos, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The Combo Pack also includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film.

Star Trek Trilogy Blu-ray Collection


The STAR TREK TRILOGY Blu-ray Collection includes Blu-ray Discs™ of STAR TREK (2009), STAR TREK INTO DARKNESSand STAR TREK BEYOND with access to a Digital HD copy of each film.

The Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack available for purchase include a Digital Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.

Star Trek Beyond Single-Disc DVD


The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.

STAR TREK BEYOND

Street Date:

October 4, 2016 (Digital HD)


November 1, 2016 (Blu-ray, DVD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D, Trilogy Blu-ray Collection and VOD)
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence
Canadian Rating: PG for violence, coarse language

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Margot Robbie and The Weeknd set for 'Saturday Night Live' season premiere

"Saturday Night Live" is back for Season 42 on October 1st. Australian sensation Margot Robbie hosts with The Weeknd as musical guest.

Robbie starred in this summer's "Suicide Squad" as Batman bad girl Harley Quinn.

Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee The Weeknd will return as the musical guest. His "Starboy" album drops November 25.
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AFI FEST to spotlight Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong

September 23, 2016
This year the AFI FEST presented by Audi will spotlight a trio of classic female stars from yesteryear - Dorothy Dandridge, Ida Lupino and Anna May Wong. 

Dandridge was the first African American to be nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award; Ida Lupino, the first woman to direct a film noir; and Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American actress to rise to international prominence.

AFI FEST will screen three films featuring each artist in its expanded Cinema's Legacy section that celebrates motion picture heritage and presents recent restorations of film classics and films about the history of cinema: Otto Preminger's CARMEN JONES (1954) starring Dandridge; the Lupino-directed THE HITCH-HIKER (1953); and E.A. Dupont's PICCADILLY (1929) starring Wong.

AFI and Women Filmmakers

In addition to the spotlight on female pioneers at AFI FEST, as recently announced, AFI partnered with 20th Century Fox to help increase the number of female directors working on major studio films through an initiative that will provide alumnae of the AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) — the American Film Institute's unique female filmmaker training program — the opportunity to direct short films based on the Studio's film franchises. 

The Opening Night Gala will be the World Premiere of RULES DON'T APPLY (DIR Warren Beatty) on Thursday, November 10. The 30th edition of AFI FEST takes place November 10–17, 2016, in the heart of Hollywood. Screenings, Galas and other events will be held at the TCL Chinese Theatre, the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and The Hollywood Roosevelt. The full festival lineup and schedule will be unveiled in October.

For the 13th consecutive year, AFI FEST will showcase the very best in global cinema thanks to the visionary support of presenting sponsor Audi.
For tickets and more information, go to AFI.com
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Backstage Creations Gifting Suite provides relaxation and luxury during Emmy weekend

September 21, 2016
(Photo: Phyllis Thomas) - Celebrities visited the Backstage Creations Gifting Suite™ benefiting the Television Academy Foundation at the 2016 Emmy® Awards and checked out luxury home goods from I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter®, ageLOC Me by Nu Skin, a trip to the Mulia in Bali, the hinde leather bags, drinks by Austin Cocktails & L.A. Star Greens, Jaybird Freedom headphones and DELSEY luggage in the stylish suite designed by Rottet Studio.

The 2016 Emmys weekend was full of elegant gowns and lavish parties for television’s elite but one of the most sought-after events was a visit to the Backstage Creations Gifting Lounge, the only Emmy suite directly on-sight at The Microsoft Theater were the 68th annual Emmys were held.

Emmy nominees Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Will Forte and television icon Henry Winkler, were just some of the celebrities who visited the suite during Emmy weekend, where they were treated to many luxury products and exotic travel locations. 

In addition, celebrities who participated helped to raise up to $150,000 in donations to support the Television Academy Foundation. The Foundation was created to support the next generation of the television industry.

The items in the Giving Suite™ included:

·         I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® - the popular brand presented an "I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!®" photo & gif booth. www.icantbelieveitsnotbutter.com

·         Nu Skin Enterprises - Empire’s Terrence Howard checked out the ageLOC Me from Nu Skin and said, “My wife would love this!” While checking out the ageLOC me, Joel McHale exclaimed, “Does that mean I can have personalized skin care forever?!” www.nuskinusa.com

·         Rottet Studio - Shameless star, William H. Macy, and his wife, Felicity Huffman, relaxed in the lounge area designed by Rottet Studio for nearly an hour before the heading to their seats for the show. Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery loved her candle from Rottet Collection by Air Aroma. She said, “I love candles. I’d love to have  a candle… or maybe two. It smells beautiful.”

·         the hinde by kelli bailey – While checking out a leather bag by the hinde, Emmy winner, Regina King, stated, “I’ve never seen anything like it before—it’s terrific!” Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery fell in love with the hinde’s leather bags. She said, “The bag is so beautiful on its own. I could see it hanging on a chair in the house. It’s so comfortable that I hardly know it’s on.” SNL’s Leslie Jones picked up a beautiful red bag by the hinde and said she couldn’t wait to wear it. www.thehinde.com

·         The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali – Actor, Will Forte, was thrilled to receive a trip to the Mulia Resort in Bali. He said, “OMG, that’s amazing. I’m going to Bali right now!” Emmy winner, Regina King, said, “You know what’s crazy? After my win, they asked me what my favorite place to travel was and I said Bali!” www.themulia.com
  
·         ChapStick®  - ChapStick® Total Hydration Moisture + Tint, the first-ever tinted lip balm from the experts in lip care, is a tinted moisturizer that enhances the lips' natural color. It is made with 100% naturally sourced ingredients, including advanced ingredients like Rosehip Seed Oil and is available in three shades – Merlot, Coral Blush and Rose Petal. www.shopchapstick.com

·         Colgate® Optic White® Toothbrush + Whitening Pen - With the Colgate® Optic White® Toothbrush + Whitening Pen you can get a #DesignerSmile with 5 shades whiter teeth that starts working in 1 day! It’s as easy as…Brush. Whiten. Go.® - No waiting, no rinsing!www.colgateopticwhite.com/toothbrushes/whitening-pen-and-toothbrush

·         Crane Stationery - Since 1801, heads of state and stately households alike have chosen Crane to celebrate life's grand occasions, both large and small. Be a part of history and celebrate our exquisite craftsmanship with our new 1801 collection of hand-crafted stationery.www.crane.com/stationery/stationery-gifts/cranes-1801-collection

·         Hasbro’s Furby Connect - Get ready to discover a world of surprises with Furby Connect! The digitally-integrated Furby Connect friend from Hasbro interacts with kids through its own hilarious take on songs, videos, and more surprises continually delivered via Bluetooth®.www.hasbro.com/en-us/product/furby-connect-teal:5A8C7598-5056-9047-F598-7E09C0BE0A3F
·         Icelandic Glacial™ - Natural Spring Water from Iceland. www.icelandicglacial.com

 ·         Millennium Hotels and Resorts - Discover our World of uniquely spirited hotels with a two-night sojourn at Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. Complete with dinner for two at Smeraldi’s and VIP amenities. www.millenniumhotels.com

·         MIZANI 25 Miracle Milk - 25 Miracle Milk is a lightweight leave-in treatment that provides 25 benefits in just a few sprays. This easy-to-use product preps hair for styling, helps detangle with less breakage, provides moisture, protects against heat damage and is free of paraben, sulfate, drying alcohols and mineral oil. www.mizani.com/products/category/haircare/25-miracle-milk

·         Red Coat PR & Six Best Selling Authors - Featuring some of today’s Best Selling authors including; Denise Grover Swank, Randi Wilson, Stacy Green, L.P. Dover, Kristie Cook and Amy Miles.  Available in print and on all major e-book platforms. redcoatpr.com/emmys2016

·         Scarves by Mary DeArment – Silk and cashmere scarves empower women while inviting interesting conversations about the messages embedded in the artwork. Every Mary DeArment design is made with a word; these visual puzzles include socially conscious words/phrases/acronyms such as “peace,” “gender equality,” “STEM,” and “world citizen.” www.scarvesbymarydearment.com

·         sérumtologié® - sérumtologié, based in Beverly Hills, CA, is a leading maker of novel and innovative skin care products containing clinically proven ingredients but without the often shockingly high price tag of many other luxury skin brands. Two of the company’s products that have met with strong client acceptance are our groundbreaking C serum º22 and PURE Whipped Chiffon, its companion daily moisturizer. www.serumtologie.com
  
 ·         Austin Cocktails – Shameless star, William H. Macy, and his wife, Felicity Huffman, loved Austin Cocktails’ premixed cocktails so much that they came back for a second drink. Actor, Will Forte, also came back for seconds and said, “This margarita is better than Bali.” Actress, Minnie Driver, loved the cocktails so much, she said she would be serving it in her own 1930’s sherry glasses. www.austincocktails.com

·         Jaybird Freedom – While checking out the Jaybird Freedom wireless headphones, Modern Family’s Ty Burrell said, “Oh, I have a pair of these. They’re great!” Actor, Will Forte, also enjoyed the wireless headphones, stating, “Oh so these will work with my new phone?! That’s great!”www.jaybirdsport.com

·         L.A. Star Greens, Perfect 10 organic Superfood – Michael Weatherly loved Perfect 10 organic Superfood by L.A. Star Greens and mentioned that his wife would love it, too. Anthony Anderson tried the product and loved it, as well. He said, “Let me sell this stuff.”www.LAStarGreens.com

 ·         Benjamin Steakhouse Prime - Benjamin Steakhouse Prime is the newest addition to the Benjamin Restaurant Group family, opening this fall.  Here we combine modern elegance with the steakhouse classics by serving only the best USDA prime steaks, succulent seafood and more from the grill. www.benjaminsteakhouse.com

 ·         DELSEY Luggage - MONTMARTRE+ 25” Exp. Spinner Trolley made of ballistic nylon to resist wear and tear featuring an easy-access compartment for a jacket, shoes, or toiletries and double spinner wheels for superior maneuverability. shop.delsey.com/

·         Hasbro’s Furby Connect - Get ready to discover a world of surprises with Furby Connect! The digitally-integrated Furby Connect friend from Hasbro interacts with kids through its own hilarious take on songs, videos, and more surprises continually delivered via Bluetooth®.www.hasbro.com/en-us/product/furby-connect-teal:5A8C7598-5056-9047-F598-7E09C0BE0A3F

·         Icelandic Glacial™ - Natural Spring Water from Iceland. www.icelandicglacial.com

·         Inkk Nail Lacquers – Inkk is a luxury, 5-free, vegan and cruelty-free nail lacquer brand specializing in customizable Your Color, Your Namenail lacquers that can be made by anyone straight from their phone or computer. The innovation behind Inkk enables women to wear nail lacquer colors that are personal to them and available when they want. www.yourinkk.com

·         Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies - Nature's Bounty® Hair, Skin & Nail Gummies provide you with the vital nutrients your body needs to support your natural beauty from the inside and out.* Our Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies are full of vitamins including Biotin, Vitamin C and Vitamin E to help you feel healthy, beautiful and well. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. www.naturesbounty.com

·         Red Coat PR & Six Best Selling Authors - Featuring some of today’s Best Selling authors including; Denise Grover Swank, Randi Wilson, Stacy Green, L.P. Dover, Kristie Cook and Amy Miles.  Available in print and on all major e-book platforms. redcoatpr.com/emmys2016

 ·         Thera Cane MAX Trigger Point Massager – Treat yourself to deep relief from painful, knotted, spasmed muscles. This amazingly simple yet effective self-massager makes it easy to apply pain-relieving deep compression directly to hard, knotted "trigger points" anywhere they occur - breaking up tension even in the hardest-to-reach muscles between your shoulder blades! www.theracane.com


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'Empire': what to expect ahead of Season 3's premiere

(Terrance Howard and Taraji P. Henson/FOX)
"Empire’s" Season 3 premiere is tonight and here’s a recap to get you all caught up and some previews to let you know what to expect ahead of the premiere.

When Season 2 ended, there was so much going on. The Lyons boys were having a rough night. Jamal (Jussie Smollett) was still recovering from being shot and Hakeem (had just been left at the alter after Shine (new series regular Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, aka Xzibit) and his entourage crashed the wedding.

 Elsewhere, Rhonda and Anika were on the balcony having a good old-fashioned cat fight after Rhonda suspected and confirmed that Anika (Grace Gealey) was the one who pushed Rhonda (Kaitlin Doubleday) down the stairs causing her to lose her child with Andre.

Their parents were having a rough time of it as well. Luscious (Terrance Howard) had just found out that he had a brother, Tariq (Morocco Omari), the federal officer who is on a mission to take him down once and for all.

And Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) was upset with Luscious when he made the decision to marry Anika just as the Feds were coming after her to tell all that she knew of Luscious’ dealings.

TVMusic Network got a chance to see the explosive episode, entitled “Light in Darkness” and here’s what you can expect.

Someone Dies

With the show ending on the biggest cliffhanger ever, we find out right away who didn’t survive the nasty fall – Anika or Rhonda and the aftermath plays all throughout the episode.

New music and new artists

Since Empire is a record company, you can expect plenty of music. A new singer comes into the forefront - Nessa, played by R&B artist Sierra McClain. Nessa is a protégé of Luscious’ arch rival “Shine” played by Xhibit. Nessa is sure will mix it up with Hakeem based on their first meeting. Label mate, Tiana (Serayah), is not going to like the competition - for Hakeem’s attention and for the music spotlight.

Young Cookie and Young Luscious

We get to see how these two characters met through a series of flashbacks giving us insight into who they were then that led then to the people they are today.

Family Ties

Tarik gets to know the family when he is invited for dinner but are his motives in the interest of brotherly love or is he hoping to finally make an arrest. 

Catch the season premiere of "Empire" Wednesday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m. on NBC.





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'Atlanta' and 'Better Things' get Season 2 renewals by FX

September 20, 2016
FX is starting off the television season strong with its two new promising freshmen shows, "Better Things" and "Atlanta" getting Season 2 renewals. Both series air new episodes this week.

In "Atlanta," starring and Executive produced by Donald Glover, tells the story of two cousins in the Atlanta music scene trying to better their lives and the lives of their families. "Earn Marks" (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground. "Alfred Miles" (Brian Tyree Henry) is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. "Darius" (Lakeith Stanfield) is Alfred's right-hand man and visionary.

"Better Things" centers on Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), a single, working actor with no filter raising her three daughters, Max (Mikey Madison), Frankie (Hannah Alligood) and Duke (Olivia Edward) in Los Angeles. She's mom, dad, referee and the cops. Sam also watches out for her mother, Phil (Celia Imrie), an English expatriate, who lives across the street. Sam is flawed and fierce with her love for her daughters, and her own mother, as well. Sometimes, heaping the love on when she feels guilty. Sam's just trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' lives, have fun with a friend or two and also - just maybe - squeeze in some private time once in a while.

"Atlanta" airs Tuesdays and "Better Things" airs Thursdays on FX.

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CBS Daytime celebrates 30 years at #1

The City of Los Angeles declares Sept. 20, 2016 'CBS Daytime Day' in honor of the network reaching the milestone of being rated #1 in daytime for 30 consecutive years. (l-r) Heather Tom, Don Diamond, Lee Bell, Melody Thomas Scott, Paul Koretz, Angelica McDaniel, Kristof St. John and Drew Carey, shown. Photo: Francis Specker/CBS
CBS today marked a special occasion where it celebrated 30 years as the No. 1 daytime network. Highlighting the year were largest-ever audiences for "TheTalk" and "Let's Make A Deal", according to Nielsen most current ratings released today for the full 2015-16 television year.

“This winning streak is an incredible source of pride for all of us at CBS,” said Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs, CBS Entertainment. “It speaks to three decades of great storytelling from the best creative artists in front of and behind the camera, and the amazing support from a very passionate and loyal fan base.”

The City of Los Angeles declared September 20th "CBS Daytime Day" to celebrate in a ceremony attended by CBS daytime stars Melody Thomas Scott and Kristoff St. John of "The Young and the Restless", Don Diamont and Heather Tom of "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Price Is Right" host Drew Carey.

Landmarks of CBS Daytime's year include:
“The Talk” averaged 2.70 million viewers, up 4 percent over last year for the most-watched season in its six-year history.
“Let’s Make a Deal 1” (its first half hour) scored a record audience (3.29 million viewers, up 1 percent) for any season, while “Let’s Make a Deal 2” (second half hour) matched its record audience (3.55 million) from last season.
“The Price Is Right 1” (its first half-hour) averaged 4.97 million viewers and was up 3 percent from last year to make this its most-watched season since 2003-04. “The Price Is Right 2” (second half hour) was daytime’s most-watched program, averaging 5.70 million — that’s up 2 percent from a year ago, to its most-watched level since 2006-07.
“The Young and the Restless” remains daytime’s most watched drama (5.20 million viewers) and the highest-rated one for women 25-54 (1.8) and women 18-49 (1.5).
“The Bold and the Beautiful” ranks second among daytime dramas in viewers (3.96 million) and women 25-54 (1.2).

The network reached 117.6 million viewers (who watched at least six minutes) and 57.4 million women 18+, more than any other network. THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 (70.9m) and THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 (66.5m) led all daytime programs.


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'Days of our Lives' sneak peek week of September 19

Here's what coming up this week on "Days of our Lives," airing weekdays on NBC.

  • Eduardo tells John the role he played in the prison break
  • John and Paul try to track the villains
  • Philip's request stuns Chloe
  • Deimos asks Dario to work harder to get dirt on Chloe 
  • Victor and Deimos convince the Kiriakis men to join together until the escaped prisoners are captured
  • Victor delivers shocking news to Sonny
  • Nicole tells Chloe she may be making a mistake; Eduardo is upset to learn Dario is working for Deimos
  • Steve commits to caring for Kayla during her recovery
  • Adrienne, Lucas, Chad, Theo and Thomas hunker down at the DiMera mansion
  • The escapees make a coordinated move. 
  • Steve discovers his family is being held hostage
  • Hope and Aiden spend time together at the Brady Pub
  • Chad and Gabi bond while trapped in the panic room 
  • Chloe and Philip turn to Kate for help
  • Deimos tells Nicole he got a court order to have Chloe take a paternity test
  • Theresa and Brady suffer a blow
  • Eve thinks Justin still loves Adrienne

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Ferrari Sparkles serves at the 68th Annual Emmy Awards

September 19, 2016

Ferrari Trento, the Official Sparkling Wine of the 68th Emmy Awards, this year as The Official Sparkling Wine Partner. 
 
Some of the guests on hand included Aziz Ansari, Claire Danes, Jeffrey Tambor, Padma Lakshmi, Sarah Paulson, John Travolta, Lindsey Vonn, Lisa Vanderpump and Barbara Lazaroff.

Stars were treated to Ferrari's flagship Brut upon arrival ― glittering flutes of Ferrari Trentodoc awaiting them on the black carpet. The stylish display was just one aspect of a memorable evening in which 10,000 glasses of Ferrari were served. Throughout the Emmy Awards celebration on Sunday, September 18, nominees and guests toasted the winners with Ferrari.

For more info and to create your own party, check out the Ferrari website at Ferrari
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Streamy Awards 2016 nominees announced

The nominees for the 2016 annual Steamy Awards will be handed out live at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday,  October 4.

The series, "Epic Rap Battles of History" tied with "Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures" for the most nominations, garnering four each. 

Casey Neistat, Electra Woman & Dyna Girl, fouseyTUBE, Grace Helbig, Miss 2059, and Roman Atwood each receieved three nominations.

The nominees for two fan-voted awards—Entertainer of the Year and Show of the Year—will be announced in the coming weeks. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite finalists leading up to and during the live show at streamyawards.com  


NOMINEES FOR THE 6th ANNUAL STREAMY AWARDS
are lised below: 

OVERALL AWARDS FOR CHANNELS, SERIES OR SHOWS

VIRTUAL REALITY AND 360° VIDEO (NEW CATEGORY)

· Discovery VR

· Five Nights at Freddy’s in Real Life (Devin Super Tramp)

· MatPat’s Game Lab

· National Geographic

· Reggie Watts Live in Virtual Reality



ANIMATED

· Cyanide & Happiness

· Emo Dad

· RWBY

· sWooZie

· Very Animated People



BREAKOUT CREATOR

· Baby Ariel

· Dolan Twins

· Jacob Sartorius

· Liza Koshy

· Simply Nailogical



COMEDY

· Good Mythical Morning

· King Bach

· Logan Paul

· Miranda Sings

· Ryan Higa



DRAMA

· All For One

· I Ship It

· Making Moves

· McJuggerNuggets’ Psycho Series

· The Skinny



FEATURE (NEW CATEGORY)

· A Trip to Unicorn Island

· Bad Night

· Buddymoon

· Lazer Team

· Sickhouse



FIRST PERSON

· Andrea Russett

· Casey Neistat

· DOSEofFOUSEY

· Grace Helbig

· Tyler Oakley



INDIE

· Brooklyn Sound

· Couple-ish

· Disposable Teens

· Made in Mosjøen

· Muzzled the Musical



INTERNATIONAL

· Alice in Paris

· BeingIndian

· HolaSoyGerman

· Joe Sugg

· Simon and Martina



NON-FICTION

· @SummerBreak

· Do They Know It?

· MatPat’s Game Lab

· Scare PewDiePie

· The Try Guys



SUBJECT AWARDS



ACTION OR SCI-FI

· Day 5

· Electra Woman & Dyna Girl

· The Fourth Door

· Miss 2059

· The Parallax Theory



BEAUTY

· Cute Girls Hairstyles

· Desi Perkins

· Gigi Gorgeous

· grav3yardgirl

· Kandee Johnson



DOCUMENTARY OR INVESTIGATIVE

· The Banker Suicides

· Daughters of Paradise

· On Killing

· Seeker Stories

· Zoomin.TV



FASHION

· Amanda Steele

· Arden Rose

· Aspyn Ovard

· Maddi Bragg

· Niki and Gabi



FOOD

· Feast of Fiction

· How To Cake It

· Laura in the Kitchen

· Put it in My Mouth

· Tiny Kitchen



GAMING

· Critical Role

· The Game Theorists

· Markiplier

· Sky Does Minecraft

· Smosh Games



HEALTH AND WELLNESS

· Buff Dudes

· Furious Pete

· Kati Morton

· Niomi Smart

· Yoga With Adriene



KIDS AND FAMILY

· Daily Bumps

· DCTC Toy Channel

· EvanTubeHD

· Kid President

· What’s Up Moms



LIFESTYLE

· Connor Franta

· Eva Gutowski

· GloZell Green

· Meg DeAngelis

· Rachel Levin



NEWS AND CULTURE

· Clevver

· Great Big Story

· The Philip DeFranco Show

· Tawk

· The Young Turks



PRANKS

· Coby Persin

· fouseyTUBE

· Prank Academy

· Roman Atwood

· Scamalot



SCIENCE OR EDUCATION

· Colin Furze

· Crash Course

· Explore.org

· Laci Green

· Veritasium



SPORTS

· 30 for 30 Shorts

· Adventures in Golf

· Coach Snoop

· Dude Perfect

· Red Bull



PERFORMANCE AWARDS



ACTOR

· Chris Kendall, Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures

· Dean Dobbs, Jack & Dean of All Trades

· Jesse Ridgway, McJuggerNuggets’ Psycho Series

· Kian Lawley, The Chosen

· Preston Jones, Sing It!



ACTRESS

· Anna Akana, Miss 2059

· Grace Helbig, Electra Woman & Dyna Girl

· Hannah Hart, Electra Woman & Dyna Girl

· Jenn McAllister, Foursome

· Lauren Giraldo, Camp Unplug



COLLABORATION

· Casey Neistat and Jesse Wellens, PrankvsPrank (Aladdin Magic Carpet Prank)

· Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, Meghan Tonjes, Mike Betette and Zach Sherwin, Epic Rap Battles of History (Alexander the Great vs Ivan the Terrible)

· Roman Atwood and Yousef Erakat, fouseyTUBE (Caught Naked In Shower Prank!!)

· Various Creators, Jimmy Kimmel Live (Mean Tweets - Creator Edition)

· Various Creators, Paint (YouTube Culture: A Song)



DANCE

· Artist Request – The New Music Video

· BluPrint

· Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval

· Making Moves

· Matt Steffanina



ENSEMBLE CAST

· Bad Internet

· Camp Unplug

· Escape the Night

· Foursome

· Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures



MUSIC AWARDS



BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

· HHhhh;FDSF;LKDJSFLDKFJJFDSLKFJDDSFdfdsfdfdfSDFsdfFdfdfHailey Knox

· LLilLil Dicky

· Shawn Wasabi

· Todrick Hall

· Troye Sivan



COVER SONG

· Alex Aiono, One Dance and Hasta el Almanecer (Drake and Nicky Jam)

· Boyce Avenue, Photograph (Ed Sheeran)

· Kurt Hugo Schneider, Send My Love (Adele)

· Lindsey Stirling, Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

· Pentatonix, No (Meghan Trainor)



ORIGINAL SONG

· Boombox, Laura Marano

· Gold, Kiiara

· i hate u, i love u, Gnash, featuring Olivia O’Brien

· $ave Dat Money, Lil Dicky, featuring Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan

· Way Down We Go, Kaleo



CRAFT AWARDS



CINEMATOGRAPHY

· Boxed, Pablo Espada

· Devin Super Tramp, Devin Graham

· Lost in Greece, Brandon Li

· MysteryGuitarMan, Joe Penna

· The Slow Mo Guys, Gavin Free and Daniel Gruchy



COSTUME DESIGN

· Epic Rap Battles of History, Sulai Lopez

· Escape the Night, Olivia Hines

· Miss 2059, Jennifer Newman

· Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures, Gypsy Taylor

· The Sorry Girls, Kelsey MacDermaid and Becky Wright



DIRECTING

· AVbyte, Antonius and Vijay Nazareth

· The Fourth Door, Tony Valenzuela

· Jack & Dean of All Trades, Jack Howard and Matt Holt

· Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures, PJ Ligouri

· The Parallax Theory, Sawyer Hartman



EDITING

· Casey Neistat, Casey Neistat

· Double Digits: The Story of a Neighborhood Movie Star, Justin Johnson

· Epic Rap Battles of History, Andrew Sherman

· Kids React, Daniel Seibert, Jordan Towles, Alyssa Salter, Cara Bomer, Luke Bruan, Benny Fine, and Rafi Fine

· RocketJump, Eric Willets, Nathan Koepp and Dominic Rolandelli



VISUAL AND SPECIAL EFFECTS

· Action Movie Kid, Daniel Hashimoto

· Corridor Digital, Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer

· RocketJump, Eli Cuevas and Clinton Jones

· SoKrispyMedia, Sam Wickert

· Super Power Beat Down, Nikolay Zamkovoy



WRITING

· Bad Internet, Pat Cassels, Ben Joseph, Zac Oyama, Melinda Taub, Mike Trapp, and Siobhan Thompson

· Epic Rap Battles of History, EpicLLOYD, Nice Peter and Zach Sherwin

· Good Mythical Morning, Drew Champion, Edward Coleman, Lizzie Bassett, Kevin Kostelnik, Daniela Hamilton, and Chase Hilt

· Honest Trailers, Spencer Gilbert, Joe Starr, Dan Murrell, and Andy Signore

· Pound House, Brent Weinbach and Doug Lussenhop



SOCIAL VIDEO AWARDS



LIVE (NEW CATEGORY)

· Brandon Rowland

· Collins Key

· Loren Beech

· Merrell Twins

· Roman Atwood



SNAPCHAT STORYTELLER

· Cameron Dallas (camerondallas)

· DJ Khaled (djkhaled305)

· Julieanna Goddard (yesjulz)

· Pretty Little Liars (pll)

· Shaun “Shonduras” McBride (shonduras)



VINER

· Brandon Calvillo

· chloe lmao

· King Bach

· Lele Pons

· Thomas Sanders



CAMPAIGN AWARDS



BRAND CAMPAIGN

· Calvin Klein Jeans Spring 2016, Cameron Dallas (Calvin Klein)

· Make My Monday, Shaun “Shonduras” McBride (AT&T)

· Now Add A Dancer, Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval (Mountain Dew)

· Royal Crush, AwesomenessTV (Royal Caribbean)

· Writing With Grace, Grace Helbig (AT&T)



SOCIAL GOOD CAMPAIGN

· Lilly Singh’s #GirlLove Challenge

· Matt Damon Pranks People with Surprise Bourne Spy Mission, Omaze for Water.org

· #OwnYourVoice: Standing Up for Gender Equality, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign

· Prank It FWD

· #ProudToBe: Coming Together to Celebrate Identity



The 6th Annual Streamy Awards is Executive Produced by dick clark productions’ Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, and Ariel Elazar, as well as Streamy Awards founders Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen.



For more information, visit www.streamys.org. Join the conversation on Twitter with @streamys using #streamys; follow Streamy Awards on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Vine as well as Snapchat – username: streamys.



About the Streamy Awards

The Streamy Awards honor the best in online video and the creators behind it. The annual event brings together the biggest names in YouTube and online video for a night of celebration, discovery, and meaningful recognition. 2016 also marks the first ever international version of the show, Streamys India, in partnership with Culture Machine.



About dick clark productions

dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming, with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Country Countdown Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance,” from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries, with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.



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Tubefilter is the leading resource for YouTube and online video news, analysis, and events, including the Streamy Awards (streamys.org) and Stream Con NYC (streamconnyc.com). For additional information, visit www.tubefilter.com.



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