TV Awards & Nominations

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...

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...

Inside the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 27th, 2013 9:00am EST
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 ...

TV Ratings: Golden Globes Shine, CBS Shows See Series Highs

January 18th, 2013 9:45am EST
Golden Globe Awards
It was quite a ratings week. CBS dominated overall with an impressive average of nearly 13.3 million viewers. FOX handily won the week’s top program, the Packers/49ers game, with 30.9 million viewers. Still, that was the network’s lone bright spot. No wonder they’re heavily promoting ‘American Idol’’s “fued” between the judges.

CBS’ success for the week was largely driven by its top two scripted shows: ‘NCIS’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ which hit another series high last week. It marked the first time in nearly six years that a network managed to net more than 20 million viewers from two sc...

Adam Lambert And 'Modern Family' Among the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

January 16th, 2013 10:23am EST
Adam Lambert
Singers Frank Ocean, Adam Lambert and Rufus Wainwright are among the nominees for the 2013 Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards.

The stars are contenders in the Outstanding Music Artist category, as are bands Scissor Sisters and Gossip.

TV mogul Ryan Murphy's hit shows Glee and The New Normal are both up for the Outstanding Comedy Series trophy, facing competition from Go On, Happy Endings and Modern Family.

The Outstanding Film nominees include The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Cloud Atlas, ParaNorman, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Your Sister's Sister. ...

Katy Perry And 'Hunger Games' Triumph At 2013 People's Choice Awards

January 10th, 2013 8:23am EST
The Hunger Games
Katy Perry and The Hunger Games were the big winners at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, landing a slew of top honors.

The pop star stepped up to claim the Favorite Pop Artist award at the Nokia Theatre and learned she had also scored the Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Music Video prizes, while her fans the KatyCats earned her the Favorite Music Fan Following trophy.

The Hunger Games cast picked up the Favorite Movie, Favorite Movie Franchise and Favorite Action Movie awards, while star Jennifer Lawrence was named Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Face of H...

'The Hobbit' Scores Seven Visual Effects Awards Nominations

January 7th, 2013 8:21pm EST
The Hobbit
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey looks set to dominate the upcoming Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards after landing seven nominations.

The adventure epic will go up against The Avengers, Battleship, Prometheus and Life of Pi for Outstanding Work in a Visual Effects-driven Feature, while Argo, Flight, The Impossible, Zero Dark Thirty and Rust and Bone have received nods for the use of visual effects in a supportive capacity.

The remainder of The Hobbit's nominations were for the creation of Gollum and the Goblin King, and various other technical achievements.


'Silver Linings Playbook' Dominates The 2012 Satellite Awards

December 17th, 2012 8:38am EST
Silver Linings Playbook
David O. Russell's new movie Silver Linings Playbook dominated the Satellite Awards on Sunday, scooping five top honors.

The comedy-drama landed prizes for Best Motion Picture, Best Director and Best Editing, while Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence bagged the top acting accolades at the ceremony in Los Angeles.

Les Miserables was also a big winner - Anne Hathaway was named Best Supporting Actress, and the movie was honored with the Best Song and Best Sound awards. The musical also scooped the Motion Picture Ensemble special achievement prize.

Javier Bardem walked away with the Best...

Seth MacFarlane Lands Power Of Comedy Award

November 20th, 2012 1:30pm EST
Seth MacFarlane
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane was given a comedic roasting by fellow funnymen Seth Green, Bill Maher and Patton Oswalt as he was presented with a special award for his career achievements.

The Ted moviemaker was the guest of honor at the Power of Comedy event in Los Angeles on Friday night, when comics came together to celebrate MacFarlane's career and raise money for cancer research charity The Noreen Fraser Foundation.

TV Batman Adam West presented MacFarlane with the Power of Comedy award, and the honoree was given a roasting by his Family Guy star Seth Green, who told his boss,...

TV Ratings: CBS, NBC Continue To Rule

October 25th, 2012 9:35am EDT
The trends of the TV season are continuing in the ratings: In the fourth week, CBS was tops among total viewers, with 10.33 million. NBC, while third in total viewers with 7.49 million, managed to win the 18-49 demo for the fourth straight week, still its best showing in a decade.

NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ was once again the top show of the week, attracting 17.47 million viewers. A resurgent ’60 Minutes’ finished second with 15.86 million, followed closely by a new episode of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ with 15.73 million sets of eyeballs. The latter show has certainly become the network’s c...