Quinta Brunson is the creator, executive producer, and star of Abbott Elementary, in which she plays Janine Teagues. She just won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. Season 2 premieres on Wednesday, September 21 at 9 PM ET on ABC. Additionally, you can watch new episodes on demand and on Hulu the following day.Continue reading “Quinta Brunson on What She Hopes Her ‘Abbott Elementary’ Character Represents”
Kenan Thompson is having a great year that just keeps getting better. After wrapping up his 19th season on SNL and receiving a Hollywood Star, he will now be hosting the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, September 12, 2022 on NBC and streaming live on Peacock.Continue reading “Kenan Thompson Reflects on His Legacy and Hosting the Emmys”
Keith, Britney, and Dominic rant about who won — but more importantly, who didn’t — during the Emmy Awards last night. Then, they break down the new Hawkeye trailer and recap the latest episode of What If.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 235: Emmys So What”
Despite my exhaustive efforts, The Umbrella Academy has not yet returned my calls, emails, tweets, OR messages to join them as a mediocre writer with the ability to comma splice my enemies to death. For what it’s worth, I don’t think they’ll need much help next season considering the four Emmy nods they just received for their immaculate work in season two.Continue reading “Second Season of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Snags Four Emmy Nominations”
I’m not here to say why Sandra Oh, the first woman of Asian descent nominated for an Emmy as a leading actress in a drama, should have won and that she was robbed. I’m not here to pit her against the other women in the category, and I’m not here to come for Claire Foy. Actually, I love The Crown, and I love Foy in it. Congrats, Claire and thanks for the Sandra shout-out.
On a new episode of Hard NOC Life, Shawn and Keith Chow have another talk about the week in Nerd Pop, with a special focus on rebooting and reimagining classic shows.
Two of this year’s big Emmy stories split the difference between our PoCness and our nerdiness. You’ve probably heard about the Game of Thrones’ record-breaking wins, and it helps that Viola Davis’ historic win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama is a NOC favorite due to her upcoming role in the DC Cinematic Universe.