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‘Undone’ Review: An Animated Sister Series to ‘Fleabag’ | Saturday Mourning Cartoons

Listen here: On this episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast, Sean Paul Ellis and Dave Trumbore review the impressively animated series Undone, available on Amazon. Co-created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy (BoJack Horseman), and led by Rosa Salazar (Alita) and Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), the talented cast and creative team deliver something […]

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Amazon Studios Head Talks ‘Fleabag,’ Pivot in Film Release Strategy

Beverly Hills, Calif. – Just days after Amazon Studios’ “Fleabag” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” earned the studio several top honors at the Emmys, studio head Jennifer Salke switched gears from television to film, outlining the streaming service’s movie strategy and defending the performance of Mindy Kaling’s “Late Night.”Speaking at the Paley Center for Media, […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Leads Casting Society’s Artios Awards Nominees

Hot on the heels of a shocking Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, the Casting Society of America announced the television and theatre nominations for the 35th Artios Awards, honoring the contributions of casting directors to the arts.While Netflix’s “When They See Us,” which won casting for a limited series, and HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” which won […]

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Emmys 2019: Amazon and ‘Fleabag’ Shine Bright on ‘Game of Thrones’ Big Night

It was supposed to be a battle between the behemoths, with Netflix and HBO butting heads to determine the future of television, but somewhere along the way an $800 billion company became the little engine who could.Amazon Prime Video had an outstanding showing at the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards, earning seven awards, two supporting actor […]

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Best & Worst Of The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards: ‘Fleabag,’ Billy Porter, ‘Masked Singer’

There were some headscratching surprises. Few saw Jason Bateman winning Directing for a Drama Series for “Ozark” or “Bandersnatch” winning TV Movie over “Deadwood: The Movie,” but for the most part the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards only thrived on the euphoric surprises such as “Killing Eve’s” Jodi Comer and all those “Fleabag” wins and some […]

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Chernobyl’ & ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Dominate Creative Arts Emmys Night Two

After handing out 46 winners last night, the Television Academy bestowed another 49 winners on Sunday night for the second and final night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The remaining honors will be announced on Sunday, Sept. 22nd during a primetime telecast on Fox. Tonight’s winners, in particular, showed a potentially fierce battle brewing […]

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Olivia Colman Will Play a Femme Fatale Who Falls for Homer in ‘The Simpsons’

From playing a completely graceless stepmother in “Fleabag” to embodying the tragic, gout-ridden Queen Anne in “The Favourite,” British actress Olivia Colman can do it all. And now, the Academy Award winner and 2019 Primetime Emmy nominee will lend her voice to the 31st season of “The Simpsons,” adding to an enviable guest roster that […]

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge Is Writing/Directing A New Feature Film That She Wants To Have A “Meaningful” Theatrical Release

Though it was only on the air for two seasons, “Fleabag” is one of the very best TV series in recent memory. And that’s thanks, in no small part, to writer-creator-star Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Her success with two short batches of “Fleabag” episodes has now made the filmmaker one of the most sought-after talents in Hollywood. […]

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‘Fleabag,’ ‘Chernobyl,’ ‘Russian Doll’ Win Big at 2019 TCA Awards

Tonight’s 35th annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards crowned the year’s top achievements in TV across 13 categories. Hosted this year by comedy duo Desus & Mero, the TCA Awards provide a nice boost for series contending for 2019 Primetime Emmys.Amazon’s tragicomic hit “Fleabag” swept up three prizes, including Program of the Year and Outstanding […]

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