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Emmys emulate Hollywood’s shortcomings

Emmys emulate Hollywood’s shortcomings

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Emmys ratings dropped dramatically this year — proving that Hollywood has lost touch with everyday Americans on all sides of the political spectrum. This becomes more clear with every passing awards season.

Viola Davis makes history at 67th Emmy’s

Viola Davis makes history at 67th Emmy’s

By Tarun Sathish / for The Pitt News

September 22, 2015

Filed under Culture, Television

Viola Davis earned the spotlight at the 67th annual Emmy Awards show. After becoming the first black woman to win in the Outstanding Actress in a Drama category, Davis quoted Harriet Tubman before speaking from her own heart, which was just as memorable as the win itself. “The only thing that separa...

Emmys ignore buzzy new shows, opt for more of same

Emmys ignore buzzy new shows, opt for more of same

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

Filed under Archives

On Monday night, The Emmys disproved many of the consensus predictions — by honoring the same shows they’ve always honored. “Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” came out on top at the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, while critical favorites such as “True Detective” and “Orange Is th...

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