Rita Moreno's face as she encounters RuPaul says it all. Also, could the "Stranger Things" kids be any cuter? 7 p.m. The red carpet is in full swing an hour before the ceremony starts and the stars are out in full force. "This Is Us" star Sterling K. Brown knows it's all about the look. He tweeted the best photo of his wife, actress Ryan Bathe, in a stunning yellow gown with the caption, "Do the damn thang, Ry! @michellechel #EMMY2017." Earlier he posted a video of his wife getting ready writing, "Don't hurt 'em, Bird! #emmys2017 How can it get any better than this?" "I feel like Rocky, Bathe says in the video, before breaking into the "Rocky" theme in celebration of her "knockout" look. It probably
Trump-themed barbs came from various directions, including a reunion of "9 to 5" stars Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton, who spoke of giving a bigot his comeuppance then and now; and "Veep's" Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who dryly suggested an impeachment storyline was jettisoned because the writers feared someone else might beat the HBO comedy to the punch. Even John Lithgow's praise of Winston Churchill, who he played in "The Crown," had a political tinge to it. The Emmys also featured a seemingly effortless display of diversity, in a way the Oscars might envy. That aspect of television was celebrated both in a video package and on an impromptu basis by Donald Glover's dual wins for "Atlanta,"
(CNN)It's fair to say Jermaine Fowler stole the Emmys show on Sunday night. In between award presentations and host Stephen Colbert's segments, Fowler injected humor and energy into the three-hour-long show at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater. The Emmy announcer dazzled the audience with trivia about Kate McKinnon and Laura Dern and gave shout-outs to "Insecure" star Issa Rae and "Master of None's" Lena Waithe.
A nine-month-old baby was left with severe brain damage after her meningitis was misdiagnosed as tonsillitis, an inquest has heard. Kate Pierce was sent home from Wrexham Maelor Hospital in March 2006 without antibiotics after a doctor concluded she had a viral infection. She was later diagnosed with meningitis which caused brain damage and she died in her sleep in Florida in 2013. A jury inquest will investigate her diagnosis and treatment in 2006. Kate's mother Diane told the hearing in Abergele how she sought medical help after her daughter began vomiting green mucus on 29 March 2006. An out-of-hours GP referred her to the children's ward at Wrexham Maelor where a doctor diagnosed tonsillitis.
She also called on Hollywood to "bring women to the front of their own stories and make them the heroes of their own stories." Executive producer and star Nicole Kidman thanked viewers on stage for watching a show "about issues" and recalled how the show was created "out of our frustration because we weren't getting offered great roles." "So now, more great roles for women, please," she said. Kidman also picked up the prize for best actress in a limited series, a category in which she was up against Witherspoon. Sterling K. Brown gave a shout-out to Emmy greats In the speech for his second-ever Emmy win, "This Is Us" star Sterling K. Brown took a moment to reflect on those great actors who have
Louie Anderson ("Baskets"), Ty Burrell ("Modern Family"), Tituss Burgess ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), Tony Hale ("Veep"), and Matt Walsh ("Veep") were Baldwin's fellow nominees in the highly competitive category.