• Emmy Awards 2020: 10 Best and Worst Moments, From Essential Workers to Kimmel's Faux Crowd

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    With the 2020 Emmy Awards in the can, here are some of the highs and lows of this year's virtual awards show.
    Worst: Jimmy Kimmel's Opening Monologue in Front of Pre-Taped Crowd. We didn't need Kimmel to pull the bait-and-switch with his opening monologue at the end to know that the “crowd” wasn't actually there.
    Best: ‘Schitt's Creek' Parties it up in Canada. While most winners accepted their awards at home in front of family, the cast of the Pop TV series gathered together up in Canada, where they have a much better handle on the pandemic. It turned out to be a good thing, considering it...
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  • Jimmy Kimmel Jokes About No Audience At The Emmys & Throws Shade At Trump: ‘This Isn't A MAGA Rally'

    1 month ago - By Hollywood Life

    Jimmy Kimmel welcomed everyone to the 2020 'Pand-Emmys' with a promise - and a dig at Trump! He promised that the nominees are safe and socially distanced at home, unlike anti-maskers at MAGA rallies.
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  • Jimmy Kimmel Opens Emmys With Oddball Monologue to Clips of Past Audiences

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    A relatively subdued Jimmy Kimmel opened Sunday's Emmys broadcast by lampooning the show's virtual format in front of an audience composited from old Emmys footage.
    “Hello and welcome to the pandemmys,” Kimmel said at the top of the ABC broadcast. “Wow, it's great to finally see people again. Thank you for risking everything to be here. Thank me for risking everything to be here. You know what they say you can't have a virus without a host.”
    The opening segment also featured a bit with “Ozark” star Jason Batemen as the only real person amid a crowd of MLB-inspired cardboard cutouts, and...
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  • Jimmy Kimmel Delivers Emmys Opening Monologue To Faux House: “This Isn't A MAGA Rally”

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Tonight's Emmy Awards - or “Pandemmie Awards,” as host Jimmy Kimmel called it - started traditionally enough: Kimmel walked onstage to a rousing ovation, and the full house laughed, gasped and rolled eyes just as in years past. Of course, the audience was from years past: reaction shots from previous Emmys were slotted in for...
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  • Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Trump in Emmys Monologue: “This Isn't a MAGA Rally”

    Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Trump in Emmys Monologue: “This Isn't a MAGA Rally”

    1 month ago - By Decider

    "Of course there's no one here! This isn't a MAGA rally. It's the Emmys!"
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