Showbiz Sandbox 69: The Emmys Shine In Google TV’s Shadow
August 30, 2010
Host Jimmy Fallon helped pump some energy into this year’s Emmy Awards where a lot of new names and shows walked away with trophies. Rick Porter, staff editor at Zap2it, provides some details about who won and who lost. And the Emmy telecast received rave reviews. One of the shows writers was David Wild, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, and he gives us all the dirt on what went on behind-the-scenes.
In the future, the shows that win Emmys may not air on television, but instead be found online. Alex Ben Block, a senior editor for the Hollywood Reporter and author of “George Lucas’s Blockbusting” fills us in on how we’ll be watching television in the future. . . that is if Google and Apple have their way.
As always, we review the week’s top entertainment headlines during Big Deal or Big Whoop. Our Inside Baseball topic focuses on the news that video retailer Blockbuster may soon file for bankruptcy.
Zap2it’s Emmy Coverage
Jimmy Fallon And The TV Academy Put On A Good Show
“Mad Men”, “Modern Family” Win Top Emmys
Google TV Plan Is Causing Jitters In Hollywood
Subscription TV Market Suffers Historic Decline
American Idol Responds After X-Factor Scandal
Walt Disney Studios Withdraws From Animation Guild
Broadway Ticket Sales This Week Increase Over Same Week Last Year
2010 Honorary Oscars Will Go To Coppola, Wallach and Godard
CBS Evening News Hit 20 Year Low In Total Viewers
Ultimate Chart Music Rankings
American Apparel’s Financial Woes Could Hurt Indie Music
Charges Settled Over Fake Reviews on iTunes
Little People Big World Ending After Six Seasons
Blockbuster Declaring Bankruptcy in mid-September