NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage in the press room during the Oscars. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative form.
Monkey See posts about Awards Season
Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards which Monkey See's Linda Holmes says was one of the worst hosting performances in Oscar history. Jokes about women just kept coming. His sexist jokes were in poor taste, sure, but if they'd been funny, nobody would have cared.
The PCHH team takes on all nine Best Picture nominees in a wide-ranging discussion about Steven Spielberg, story structure, the presence and absence of music, and a VIP (Very Important Pigeon).
Nick Andersen says that the Academy Awards would be a lot more interesting with a few tweaks to one of the categories best suited, but least used, for showmanship.
Ben Affleck's tense, humor-tinged thriller is being talked up as the Best Picture favorite. But what does that even mean?
For the fifth straight year, whether marveling at Taylor Swift's capacity for surprise or trying to figure out what to type during the combined 37 minutes of Bruno Mars performances, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson live-blogged the ceremony in an effort to serve your reading-along needs.
On this week's show, we touch on the Oscar nominations that were and were not, as well as the surprisingly good Globes telecast.
Tonight, we'll be live-blogging the Golden Globes and hoping for great things from hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.
The director of Zero Dark Thirty is perhaps the biggest non-nomination to emerge from this morning's announcements, but a fantasy about life in the bayou and a French love story had strong showings.
A night of mostly expected winners and lackluster production made for a boring Emmys telecast.
Sunday night, beginning at 7:30, join us for live coverage of the Emmy Awards.
On Sunday's Weekend Edition, we'll talk to Linda Wertheimer about Emmy night, antiheroes, and family shows.
The Emmy nominations are out, and if you thought Downton Abbey might have a down year — as we did — you are sorely mistaken. But Mad Men and Modern Family are still tops.
Tomorrow morning are the Emmy nominations, and we've already given them way too much thought.
Last night's Tony Awards broadcast was evidence — awkward moments and all — that if there's one thing Broadway performers know how to do, it's put on a live show.