TV Awards & Nominations

'The Sopranos' Deemed Best Written TV Show In American History

June 3rd, 2013 8:26pm EDT
The Sopranos
HBO's hit series The Sopranos has been named the best written TV show in U.S. history.

Officials at the Writers Guild of America have compiled a list of the most cleverly written shows to appear on American Television, and James Gandolfini's Gangster series, which had 86 episodes, came out on top.

Ground breaking sitcom Seinfeld was second on the countdown, followed by the original 1959 series of The Twilight Zone. All in the Family, whose star Jean Stapleton died on Friday, and M*A*S*H round out the top five.

A statement from Writers Guild of America, West president Chris Keyser read...
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Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessica Alba, Psy And More To Grace Inaugural Social Star Awards

May 20th, 2013 8:20am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
The world's hottest event of the year will be happening this May! The world's inaugural annual major awards show dedicated to social media, the Social Star Awards, will be held for the first time in Singapore, with A-list celebrities expected to grace the event.

'Fantastic Four' star Jessica Alba and 'Entourage' star Jeremy Piven will be hosting the awards ceremony.

Some of the stars attending the event include Star Trek helmsman George Takei, international DJ Seb Fontaine, American model Amanda Lepore, Youtube comedian Ryan Higa and New York event producer Suzanne Bartsch. The list of pe...
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Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez To Battle It Out At Radio Disney Awards

March 15th, 2013 6:38pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Teen sensation Justin Bieber is set for a showdown with his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez as they battle it out for a prestigious honor at this year's Radio Disney Awards.

The former sweethearts are both up for the Fiercest Fans prize at the annual ceremony, which celebrates the most popular recording artists among kids and teenagers and takes place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles next month.

The couple split earlier this year and will face off at the ceremony to prove who has the most dedicated fan base.

British boy bands One Direction and The Wanted will battle it out with Mindless...
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The Film Independent Spirit Awards Are Tonight – Check Out Some Past Crazy Moments

February 23rd, 2013 10:00am EST
The Film Independent Spirit Awards
The Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony is tonight and for those that don't know much about it's history, it first started in 1984. It always takes place in a tent and is dedicated to the independent filmmakers of the world. It wasn't always held the day before the Oscars but now that tradition seems set in stone. The atmosphere is much more casual and relaxed than the Academy Award gala - some might say a bit crazy at times. Many of Hollywood's elite attend the event and sometimes things get a little out of hand.

The Film Independent Spirit Awards is truly a one-of-kind ceremony….wher...
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'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Leads 2013 Saturn Awards Nominations

February 20th, 2013 10:15am EST
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will lead the way at the 2013 Saturn Awards after landing nine nominations.

The Lord of the Rings prequel is up for the Best Fantasy prize alongside The Amazing Spider-Man, Life of Pi and Snow White and the Huntsman, while Jackson is shortlisted in the Best Director category with Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Rises), Joss Whedon (The Avengers) and Ang Lee (Life of Pi).

Best Picture Oscar favorites Argo and Zero Dark Thirty make unexpected appearances among the Best Horror/Thriller nominees - a group which also features The Impossibl...
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Oscar Hits The Road Before The Big Night

February 16th, 2013 3:00pm EST
OscarRoadTrip
With the Oscars a little over a week away, the excitement is building, not just in Los Angeles, but all across the country. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences launched a unique event this year called Oscar Road Trip to introduce Oscar to the public and get everyone excited for the upcoming show.

In an official statement, Josh Spector, managing director of digital media and marketing for the Academy, said, "We created the Oscar Roadtrip to bring the magic and fun of the Oscar ceremony to movie fans across the country. The Oscar Roadtrip makes it possible to share the once-in-a-...
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Taylor Swift And One Direction Lead 2013 Kids' Choice Awards Nominations

February 13th, 2013 11:23am EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is preparing to do battle with her rumored ex-boyfriend Harry Styles As she goes head-to-head with his band One Direction at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

Swift, who reportedly split from Styles last month after a brief romance, is nominated for three trophies at the upcoming ceremony, including Favorite Song for her break-up hit We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.

Ironically, the song puts her in direct competition with Styles, who is nominated in the same category with One Direction for their track What Makes You Beautiful. The singer and the boy band will fac...
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A Look Inside The Oscar Nominees Luncheon

February 5th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Oscar Nominees Luncheon
The stars came out to Beverly Hills today to be honored as nominees for the 85th Annual Academy Awards and Starpulse was in the building to capture all of the action.  The Nominees Luncheon is an annual event where film industry gathers to celebrate their nomination for one final time before the big day. Each honoree is given a certificate that recognizes their Academy Award nomination and they get a souvenir Oscar sweatshirt.  Hey, if you don't get the Oscar, at least you got some swag!

If this all sounds a bit like high school graduation, it actually is.  After lunch is served, the entir...
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence And 'Argo' Dominate 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 28th, 2013 8:06am EST
Jennifer Lawrence
Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence and the cast of Argo continued their winning streaks on Sunday as they picked up top honors at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Lincoln star Day-Lewis virtually locked in his Best Actor Oscar by securing the SAG accolade for his portrayal of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, while Jennifer Lawrence bounced back from a bout of pneumonia to collect the best Female Actor in a Leading Role title for her Academy Award-nominated turn in comedy drama Silver Linings Playbook.

Supporting actor accolades went to Tommy Lee Jones for historical epic Lin...
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Inside the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 27th, 2013 9:00am EST
SAG
It's time for the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, and BFTV recently stepped behind the scenes at The Shrine to get a glimpse of what it takes to put together tonight's two-hour, star-studded broadcast.

Producer Kathy Connell spoke about what sets the SAG Awards apart from the other major ceremonies. "We are separate because this is an award that's given by actors," she explained. "It's given by the actors' union, SAG-AFTRA. There's no other voting group that's larger than ours, and they're professionals who know what it takes to give a fine performance. Everybody in this room will ...
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