“Game of Thrones” has dethroned “Frazier” as the most Emmy honoured prime-time TV series ever. The show scored a total of 12 Emmys this year, between the ones it got last night and the ones picked up during last weekend’s technical arts ceremony. That brings the show’s all-time total to 38 _ and that beats the total of 37 won by “Frasier” for the most awards every collected by a prime-time series.
Last night’s Emmys were extra emotional for Julia Louis-Dreyfus…she broke down in tears as she accepted…saying her father, billionaire business mogul William Louis-Dreyfus, died two days earlier.
Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, has died. She was 73. Carr died Saturday of complications from a rare form of dementia. At age 21, the actress portrayed Liesl von Trapp in the 1965 film version of the musical The Sound of Music. She famously performed the song Sixteen Going on Seventeen.
Green Day has postponed the first three dates of its upcoming tour _ and cancelled a fourth show _ due to illness. And that includes a Toronto date scheduled for this Friday. The band statement says members of the group have been “battling this infection” for days _ but the illness “just got the best of us.”
The musical “La La Land” won the Grolsch People’s Choice Award for the best film at TIFF as voted in by audiences. The award is often a precursor for Oscar…it stars Ryan gosling and Emma Stone.
Hillary is on The Tonight Show tonight – pretty sure Jimmy won’t be tousling her hair!
“Sully” stayed number 1 at the weekend box office this weekend – earning another 22-million dollars.
”Blair Witch,” and ”Bridget Jones’s Baby” rounded out the top three.