The Foo Fighters singer is a little nervous ahead of the Emmy Awards ceremony in September, for which his group's documentary 'Sonic Highways' was nominated four times.
He’s been officially the nicest man in rock (trademark) for nearly 20 years, but Dave Grohl has revealed that he suffers from “social anxiety” when out of his comfort zone. The Foo Fighters frontman made the comment when asked how he felt about attending next month’s Emmy Awards.
He told Gold Derby in a video interview: “It’s just going to be such a crazy night, I just can’t imagine. I think I’ll feel like that kid who is the new kid at school, the first day at school. I’ll probably just sit down, with my back up against the wall, just nervous, and waiting to see who is going to want to talk to me.”
Dave Grohl after breaking his leg in Gothenburg, Sweden
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Miranda Rae - 67th LA Area Emmy Awards at The Skirball Cultural Center's Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall - Arrivals at The Skirball Cultural Center’s Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall, Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th July 2015
Erika Flores - Celebrities attend 67th LA Area Emmy Awards at The Skirball Cultural Center's Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall. at The Skirball Cultural Center’s Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall, Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th July 2015
Ken Corday - A variety of celebrities were photographed as they attended the 42nd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards which were held at the Warner Brothers Studio Lot,in Burbank, California, United States - Sunday 26th April 2015
Lindsay Hartley - The 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards held at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank - Arrivals at Warner Brothers Studio Lot, Daytime Emmy Awards, Emmy Awards - Burbank, California, United States - Sunday 26th April 2015
The highly-rated comedian and star of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' will be the host of the 67th Primetime Emmys in September.
The 67th annual edition of the awards ceremony will be broadcast on Fox on Sunday 20th September, live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
Bruce Rosenblum, chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, reacted to the news by saying “It’s wonderfully fitting that we have Andy Samberg, an Emmy Award winner himself, as our host for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards… …his humor, insights and charisma will be an exciting addition to our annual celebration of television’s best and brightest.”
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The Emmy Awards was one of the most glitzy yet.
In an Emmy Awards that most agree was a stone-cold classic, AMC's meth-drama 'Breaking Bad' was the big winner, taking home most of the night's major TV awards including the big one: outstanding drama series. Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn all took home acting gongs, leaving a couple of big, big players - Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey, Woody Harrelson - going home with nothing.
Bryan Cranston kissed Julia Louis-Dreyfus on stage [Getty/Kevin Winter]
Cranston probably deserved his Emmy for meth dealer Walter White in Breaking Bad's final season, though some raised eyebrows at the snubbing of McConaughey given his faultless performance as Rust Cohle in HBO's 'True Detective'. The current recipient of the Oscar for best actor was nevertheless in high spirits and was the butt of several jokes given his status as one of the world's best. "You don't belong here," said Jimmy Kimmel at one point, "And take Julia Roberts with you."
Sarah Silverman was puffing away at the Emmys.
Sarah Silverman took pot to the Emmys. Yep, it happened. The comedienne headed down the red-carpet and stopped for a quick chat with E!'s Giuliana Rancic who was asking celebrities to empty the contents of their purses on television. For some reason.
Sarah Silverman at the Emmys
Anyway, Silverman was only too happy to give Rancic a sneak peak in her bag - even though she was carrying drugs. We say drugs, we mean a vaporizer pen, which is perfectly legal in the state of California - providing Silverman has a valid medical marijuana prescription.
Continue reading: Sarah Silverman Took Pot to the Emmys. Obviously [Pictures]
Robin Williams was remembered by Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg at the Emmys.
Billy Crystal delivered a clever, witty and typically funny tribute to his late friend Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards on Monday (August 25, 2014). Crystal teamed up with Whoopi Goldberg to recall a bunch of anecdotes about the Oscar-winning actor, who died aged 59 last week.
"I used to think if I could put a saddle on him and stay on him for eight seconds, I was gonna do OK," he joked.
Continue reading: At Emmys, Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to "Beautiful Light" Robin Williams
Laverne Cox has become the first transgender woman to be nominated for an Emmy Award for her role as Sophia Burset on 'Orange Is the New Black'.
Laverne Cox has made history (again) by becoming the first transgender woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy award. The 30-year-old plays Sophia Burset on the hit Netflix show Orange Is the New Black and she has been nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.
Laverne Cox is the first transgender woman in history to be nominated for an Emmy.
After first being nominated for an award back in 1962, the veteran entertainer has finally been awarded an Emmy
Bob Newhart has finally ended more than half a centuries wait by winning his first ever Emmy Award. The veteran comedian and entertainer was first nominated for the award in 1962 for his writing on The Bob Newhart Show, but it took a guest spot on The Big Bang Theory to finally secure him one of the coveted awards, with the Primetime Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday, 15 September celebrating his appearance on the sitcom with the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series award.
Newhart had to wait more than half a century since his first nomination for an Emmy
The Primetime Creative Arts Emmys airs a week before the main Emmy Awards, and usually celebrates the behind-the-scenes crew on TV as well as honouring guest actors. Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre served as the venue for the awards show, where a number of television's brightest stars had gathered to celebrate their achievements from the past year. They were also on hand to give Newhart a standing ovation when his name was read out as the winner of his award, an act that Newhart says he was "totally unprepared" for. In his acceptance speech he gave thanks to his wife of 50 years, his four children and the cast and crew of The Big Bang Theory, “who really threw themselves on the sword for me.”
Continue reading: After 51 Years Of Waiting Bob Newhart Finally Wins His First Emmy Award
The Emmy Award nominations were revealed yesterday (Thursday 11th July). Breaking Bad; House of Cards; Modern Family; Game of Thrones and Mad Men all received multiple nominations. Netflix made history by becoming the first internet network to be nominated for a number of awards.
The Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced yesterday (Thursday 18th July). The nomination ceremony was presented by Kate Mara and Aaron Paul via a live video stream on the Emmy's website.
Kate Mara at the Vanity Fair and Juicy Couture's Celebration of 2013 in L.A.
Netflix has managed to triumph with nominations for their shows: House of Cards; Hemlock Grove and Arrested Development. The company are developing this aspect of their business, which is proving hugely popular and profitable. The future does seem bright for the company which announced it was expanding into its 64th country. It also seems likely their awards over the next few years will increase especially with recent praise of Orange is the New Black.
Continue reading: Primetime Emmy Awards 2013: How Accurate Were Nomination Predictions?
TWA Flight 800 certainly raises some interesting questions.
You may or may not be familiar with the story of TWA Flight 800, though a new documentary by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Kristina Borjesson into what really happened on July 17 1996 looks to be one of the most thrilling movies of the year. The Trans World Airlines Flight 800 - leaving JFK en route to Paris and Rome - had been in the air just 12 minutes when it exploded, killing all 230 passengers on-board.
After the FBI were drafted in to take interviews from eye-witnesses, it was decided that the accident was caused by fuel/air explosion in the centre wing tank, though almost everyone interview mentioned seeing a streaking object in the sky - not unlike a missile. Many of the witnesses were reported to have been silenced by the FBI and only spurious transcripts - not word for word - were made available.
Continue reading: TWA Flight 800: Is This The Biggest Cover Up In U.S. History? [Trailer]
Neil Patrick Harris will certainly be a popular choice as host of the Emmys.
Neil Patrick Harris has landed the top awards hosting job in television for the second time. Such is the natural ability of the man, that organizers of the Primetime Emmy Awards have invited him back to helm the show at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on September 22, 2013.
"Four years ago, Neil was an amazing Emmy host and we are excited to have him back," Bruce Rosenblum, the Television Academy chairman and CEO, said in a statement. "Neil is an extremely gifted and inventive performer, and we look forward to seeing what he has in store this year." A hugely popular awards show host, Harris said he "couldn't be more honored and excited" to host the Emmys - the biggest date on the television industry's calendar. The 'How I Met Your Mother' actor is also hosting the Tony Awards for the fourth time this year, which honors the best shows and performances on Broadway. This year's ceremony comes from the Radio City Music Hall in New York next month.
A three-time Emmy Award winner himself, Neil Patrick Harris is currently shooting Seth Macfarlane's new comedy A Million Ways To Die In The West, about a cowardly farmer who seeks the help of a gunslinger's wife to help him win back the woman who left him. It also stars Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson and Charlize Theron and hits theaters on May 30, 2014.
Continue reading: 'Gifted' Neil Patrick Harris Returns To Host 65th Emmy Awards