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Oscars producers say the show is in ‘good shape’ for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It’s an understandable query. Producing the Oscars is guaranteed to be a stressful job, but the road to the 91st Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, has been unusually […]
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Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Yeoh added to Oscars presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh and Elsie Fisher may have missed out on Oscar nominations this year, but they will be on stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday’s ceremony. Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss said Tuesday that the actors have signed up to present awards on […]
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Bassett, Boseman and more added to Oscars presenter lineup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? “Black Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the 91st Oscars. Producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss on Monday announced a new batch of talent confirmed […]
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Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Awkwafina, Constance Wu Among Oscar Presenters

Chris Evans, Brie Larson, and Awkwafina have been announced as presenters for the Academy Awards, along with Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu. Oscar producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss will continue to reveal presenters in the coming weeks. The […]
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First Round of 2019 Oscar Presenters Announced

First round of 2019 Oscar presenters announced While The Oscars will go on without a host this year, the first round of presenters have been announced. More nominees will be named in the coming weeks, and as previously reported, all five of the Best Song nominees will be performed during the telecast. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd....
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Kevin Hart to Host the 2019 Academy Awards

We finally have our 2019 Oscars host. Actor-comedian Kevin Hart is officially set to host the 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony. Kevin Hart took to Instagram to confirm that he is the official 2019 Oscars host, following reports that the Night School star was being eyed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science to host the February ceremony. “I appreciate @TheAcademy for the opportunity,” wrote Hart in his  , adding, “now it’s time to rise to the occasion.” The rest of his Tuesday ...
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Oscars: Donna Gigliotti, Glenn Weiss to Produce Telecast

Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars telecast, with Glenn Weiss co-producing and directing the show. The Academy Awards will air live on ABC on Feb. 24, 2019, from Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. “Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and we are excited […]
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‘I Was Expecting a Private Proposal.’ The Woman Who Got Engaged During the Emmys Was Just As Surprised as You

When Academy Awards director Glenn Weiss popped the question to Jan Svendsen during his acceptance speech for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special at the 70th Primetime Emmys on Monday, the couple gave everyone watching the most exciting moment of the night. And on Wednesday morning, the couple shared the story behind their Emmys 2018…
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Glenn Weiss spills all about his Emmys proposal to Jimmy Kimmel, including his backup plan

Director Glenn Weiss, who stole Monday's Emmys with a surprise proposal, and Jan Svendsen showed off their newly engaged glow on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Glenn Weiss and Fiancee Jan Celebrate Surprise Emmys Engagement on ‘Kimmel’

One the best moments from the 70th annual Primetime Emmys was Emmy winner Glenn Weiss’ surprise proposal to his then-girlfriend Jan Friendlander Svendsen during his acceptance speech, and the magic continued on Tuesday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “We tracked the lovebirds down,” Kimmel began. “Joining us now, the newly-engaged Glenn Weiss and Jan Friedlander […]
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Emmy Awards 2018: Glenn Weiss surprises girlfriend with proposal

The director gave an acceptance speech with a difference at the awards ceremony in LA.
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Emmys: Broadcast TV Airs Its Own Funeral As Netflix, HBO, Amazon and FX Dominate

At the 70th Emmy Awards, broadcast TV was almost shut out as Netflix and HBO battled each other. The Hollywood Reporter: This year, longtime Emmy nominations leader HBO was out-nominated by Netflix. Netflix then won the most Emmys on the main telecast, with seven noms to HBO's six. But earlier, HBO won one more award than Netflix at the Creative Arts Awards ceremonies, 17 to 16. So by the time the curtain came down on the 70th Emmy Awards, technically -- and sort of poetically -- Netflix and HBO...
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An Emmy Awards Proposal Sent Hearts Aflutter on Facebook and Twitter Monday Night

When director Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen, during the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards Monday night, Cupid's arrow struck Twitter and Facebook. The surprise proposal was the most-tweeted-about moment on Twitter and the top social moment on Facebook during the event. Other data from the two social networks follows: Most-tweeted about Emmy moments:...
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Emmys 2018: An award diversity showing and an epic proposal

“The Proposal.” It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss — who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV. She said yes — thank the Lord. The […]
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'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' triumph at Emmys

"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors, while HBO's "Game of Thrones" won best drama. Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss added drama of his own to the telecast by proposing to his girlfriend. (Sept. 18)            [Author: AP]
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The Emmy Winner Who Used His Speech to Propose to His Girlfriend Got Everyone Emotional

Director Glenn Weiss used his acceptance speech to propose to his girlfriend
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Glenn Weiss wins best Emmy moment with live proposal

We did not see it coming and it was beautiful.
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#Emmys: Glenn Weiss proposes to his girlfriend while winning an Emmy for Best Directing for a Variety Special

During the 2018 Emmys, Director Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend Jen. (more…)
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A director proposed at the Emmy Awards last night - and there wasn't a dry eye in the house - VIDEO

Glenn Weiss had the audience at the Emmy Awards on their feet after using his acceptance...
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Emmys 2018: The 10 moments everyone will be talking about

Did you see Monday’s 70th Primetime Emmys hosted by SNL’s Michael Che and Colin Jost? Well, don’t worry if you missed it, because we watched it. These are the 10 biggest moments everyone will be talking about. Glenn Weiss, let, and Jan Svendsen appear backstage at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images) 1. The proposal: Director Glenn Weiss proposed marriage to ...
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Emmys 2018: Here’s how diversity in Hollywood was handled on the awards show

The running theme of the night during the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards was diversity in Hollywood. From the opening number “We Solved It” to a video skit entitled the “Reparation Awards,” the Emmys were not afraid to poke fun at how diversity is improving, but still not where it should be in Hollywood. Right from the get-go, the opening musical number kicked off by “Saturday Night Live” cast members Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson featured a song announcing that “we solved it.” The song jo...
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Emmys 2018: Amazon’s ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ wins 5 awards; ‘Game of Thrones’ takes best drama

It was truly a magnificent night for Midge Maisel as the Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” emerged the big winner at the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, grabbing five Emmys including outstanding comedy series. It was the first time that category has gone to a streaming network. “Game of Thrones” won for outstanding drama series, with actor Peter Dinklage winning best supporting actor in a drama for his work on the show. For both “Game Of Thrones” and Dinklage, it was their t...
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Emmys 2018: See photos of the winners, awards show

The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards happened in Los Angeles Monday, Sept. 17. Early in the evening there were some surprises, including Henry Winkler winning supporting actor in a comedy series for his role in “Barry,” his first win after six nominations. There was even a proposal on stage. Here’s the action on the stage and backstage at the ceremony. For more from the Emmys, check out photos of the best and worst fashion on the red carpet. Hosts Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che speak at ...
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Emmy Awards 2018 fashion trends: See what the stars were wearing

There were plunging necklines, colorful lips and a wealth of white dresses dominating the gold carpet at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17. But things grew colorful as the night wore on. IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVISION ACADEMY – EXCLUSIVE – Rachel Brosnahan arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images) IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVIS...
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How to Produce The Tony Awards: 5 Unsolicited Tips

Producing the Tony Awards is hard enough without everyone on Broadway telling you how to do your job. But that’s exactly what White Cherry Entertainment’s Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss, the ceremony’s longtime executive producers, have to deal with every year — and this year is no different. Here’s our two cents. Get Tina Fey […]
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Photos from the 69th Emmy Awards Red Carpet

Photos from the 69th Emmy Awards red carpet The Television Academy is announcing the 69th Annual Emmy Awards winners at The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, on Sunday, September 17 on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host. The 69th Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are executive producers; Weiss is director; and Chris Licht, executive producer of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, is a producer. You can view photos from the 68th Emmy Awa...
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The 69th Annual Emmy Awards Winners

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards Winners The Television Academy is revealing the 69th Annual Emmy Awards winners at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 17 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host. The 69th Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are executive producers; Weiss is director; and Chris Licht, executive producer of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, is a producer. The 69th Annual Emm...
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TV News Roundup: Production Team Announced for Primetime Emmys

In today’s roundup, the production team for the Emmy’s has been announced and Comedy Central has a new Senior Vice President of Marketing and Creative. AWARD SHOWS On Tuesday, CBS and The Television Academy announced the production team for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.  White Cherry founders Glenn Weiss (executive producer/director) and Ricky Kirshner (executive producer)... Read more »
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Stephen Colbert Reveals the One Topic That’s Off Limits at the Emmys

Preparation is officially underway for the 69th Emmy Awards, and host Stephen Colbert said so far there’s only one topic off limits for Sunday night’s broadcast — his butt. “I shot a piece already where I was buck naked and they said, ‘You can’t show your butt,'” Colbert told Variety. “I said, ‘What? This is... Read more »
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Stephen Colbert rolls out the red carpet for Emmys

Stephen Colbert, host for the 69th Emmy Awards, joined producers Tuesday at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live to roll out the red carpet for the TV awards show, which will air Sunday on CBS. L to R; Ricky Kirshner-Emmy Producer, Glenn Weiss-Emmy Producer, Stephen Colbert-Emmy Host, Jack Sussman-CBS and Hayma Washington-Television Academy Chairman/CEO, roll out the red carpet for the 69th annual Emmy Awards to be held Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ( Photo by David Crane, Los ...
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