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2020 Emmy Nominations, Netflix Breaks HBO Record With 160 Total Noms [Video]

2020 Emmy Nominations, Netflix Breaks HBO Record With 160 Total Noms

2020 Emmy Nominations, Netflix Breaks HBO Record With 160 Total Noms Here's a list of the nominees from the major categories. Best Comedy 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' (HBO) 'Dead to Me' (Netflix) 'The Good..

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Billy Porter Urges Senate to Pass Relief Package for Arts Workers | THR News [Video]

Billy Porter Urges Senate to Pass Relief Package for Arts Workers | THR News

Billy Porter appeared virtually on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' on Tuesday night to discuss the nomination for his performance in 'Pose' and his grassroots campaign Be an Arts Hero.

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‘Watchmen,’ ‘Mrs Maisel’ top Emmy noms [Video]

‘Watchmen,’ ‘Mrs Maisel’ top Emmy noms

HBO's dystopian superhero drama "Watchmen" and the 1960s comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" led nominations on Tuesday for the Emmy Awards, in a list strong on diversity and fresh contenders for the..

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Sandra Oh lands third historic Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series [Video]

Sandra Oh lands third historic Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Sandra Oh has landed her third straight Emmy Awards nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the 2020 Emmy Awards.

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Breaking Down: The 2020 Primetime Emmy nominations [Video]

Breaking Down: The 2020 Primetime Emmy nominations

Sandra Oh has landed her third straight Emmy Awards nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the 2020 Emmy Awards.

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Emmy Nominations 2020 [Video]

Emmy Nominations 2020

So many of our favorite creatives were nominated for Emmys this year! Check it out!

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John Oliver Quashes Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories on 'Last Week Tonight' | THR News [Video]

John Oliver Quashes Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories on 'Last Week Tonight' | THR News

John Oliver has collected a stable of stars to help stamp out novel coronavirus conspiracy theories.

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Matthew McConaughey, Billy Porter & More Help Launch Mental Health Campaign [Video]

Matthew McConaughey, Billy Porter & More Help Launch Mental Health Campaign

Matthew McConaughey, Billy Porter, Demi Moore, and more celebrities joined experts and young people in a virtual town hall to launch "Well Beings" -- a major media campaign to raise awareness of mental..

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Billy Porter writing memoirs, musical in isolation [Video]

Billy Porter writing memoirs, musical in isolation

Pose star Billy Porter has used the coronavirus isolation period to focus on writing his memoirs and start work on a musical.

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UnCovered: Billy Porter [Video]

UnCovered: Billy Porter

Billy Porter becomes the first openly gay man on the cover of Essence Magazine.

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Katy Perry, Adam Lambert & More Celebrate LGBTQ+ Community With 'Can't Cancel Pride' Event [Video]

Katy Perry, Adam Lambert & More Celebrate LGBTQ+ Community With 'Can't Cancel Pride' Event

Katy Perry, Adam Lambert, Billy Porter and a host of other celebs joined forces to raise funds for the LGBTQ+ community impacted by COVID-19 & the National Black Justice Coalition with the streaming..

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Billy Porter Gets PTSD [Video]

Billy Porter Gets PTSD

Here's his story.

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Billy Porter's PTSD triggers [Video]

Billy Porter's PTSD triggers

Billy Porter's PTSD triggers The 'Pose' star lived through the AIDS crisis and admits the current health situation across the world has left him suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He..

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Todrick Hall on His Mentor Billy Porter | Pride Summit [Video]

Todrick Hall on His Mentor Billy Porter | Pride Summit

Todrick Hall chats with Billboard about his mentor Billy Porter and the huge impact he had on Hall's perspective.

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Billy Porter - For What It's Worth [Video]

Billy Porter - For What It's Worth

Copyright 2020 Billy Porter

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Billy Porter slams homophobia in powerful social media post [Video]

Billy Porter slams homophobia in powerful social media post

Billy Porter spoke out in support of the black LGBTQ+ community amid ongoing protests against police brutality and racism across the U.S.

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Season 45 of “SNL” has been a weird one thanks to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down basically everything. But the show has gone on, with NBC putting on several “SNL At Home” episodes thus..
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Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Labrinth, Billy Porter & More: Which Music Star Should Win an Emmy? Vote!

At this year's reimagined virtual ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, a number of music stars are up for the coveted gold statuette.
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‘Pose’ Star and Emmy Nominee Billy Porter Urges Senate to Pass Relief Package For Arts Workers

Billy Porter appeared virtually on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Tuesday night (July 28) to discuss his grassroots campaign Be an Arts Hero.
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Emmy Diversity: Nonwhite Performers Score a Record 41% of Acting Nominations This Year

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The Television Academy set new records on Tuesday by recognizing nonwhite performers in greater numbers than it has in the past. Among all acting categories, including voice-over and short form series,..
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2020 Emmy Nominees Say They’re ‘Chuffed to Bits,’ ‘Elated,’ ‘Thankful’ – Oh, and ‘Keep Your Mask On!’

2020 emmy nominees say they’re ‘chuffed to bits,’ ‘elated,’ ‘thankful’ – oh, and ‘keep your mask on!’
The morning of the 2020 Emmy nominations was unlike any other, with high-energy host Leslie Jones being the only presenter not making their announcements from the comfort of their own homes (though the..
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Emmy Nomination Predictions, Drama: Who’ll Fight for That Empty Throne?

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“Game of Thrones” is gone after winning in the Outstanding Drama Series category for each of its last four seasons, and that leaves a big gap at the top in the drama categories. Can “The..
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’81 Words’ Limited Series From ‘Pose’ Co-Creator Steven Canals in Development at FX

’81 words’ limited series from ‘pose’ co-creator steven canals in development at fx
“81 Words,” a new limited series based on Alix Spiegel’s award-winning episode of “This American Life,” is in development at 20th Century Fox for FX. From “Pose” co-creator Steven..
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John Oliver Enlists a Shirtless John Cena to Debunk the Most Absurd Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories (Video)

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John Oliver used Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight” episode to debunk some of the most absurd conspiracy theories surrounding the coronavirus. He got his point by with a little help from his friends,..
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John Oliver and Celebrity Friends Alex Trebek, Paul Rudd, Catherine O’Hara Tackle Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver addressed conspiracy theories that have been circulating online throughout the coronavirus outbreak -- enlisting celebrity friends Alex Trebek, Catherine O'Hara,..
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Billy Porter Gets Candid About Cousin's Death Threat Over Him Being Gay

During an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', the 'Pose' star opens up about his difficulty in accepting who he was growing up because of the very homophobic community.
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Billy Porter Talks Transphobia in Black Community Following Recent Deaths

The Emmy-winning 'Pose' star discussed his experiences with homophobia amid a high number of killings of transgender individuals.
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Billy Porter talks to Billy Eichner about homophobia and transphobia in the Black community

In early June, Billy Porter shared a "message to America" on Instagram Live, in which he addressed homophobia and transphobia in the Black community. On Thursday, Billy Eichner — guest-hosting for..
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Billy Porter on new role in Twilight Zone series

Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer Billy Porter joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new role in an episode of season two of the Twilight Zone. He also talks about self-doubt and whether..
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The Rock to Host Charity Concert Featuring Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Usher and More

The upcoming star-studded Global Citizen event will also feature the likes of Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Quavo, Shakira, Billy Porter, Kerry Washington, and Hugh Jackman.
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Shakira, Dwayne Johnson highlight coronavirus equity concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwayne Johnson will host and Shakira, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson will perform on a globally broadcast concert calling on world leaders to make coronavirus tests and treatment..
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Dwayne Johnson, Justin Bieber, Hugh Jackman and other celebs to appear on global concert

Chris Rock, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Billy Porter and Olivia Colman are scheduled to make appearances.
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Adam Lambert, Billy Porter, Katy Perry Enlisted for 'Can't Cancel Pride' Charity Event

The upcoming star-studded LGBTQ+ fundraiser to celebrate Pride month will also feature Ricky Martin, Laverne Cox, Sia, and Melissa Etheridge among others.
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‘7500’ Film Review: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Gets Tough in Nerve-Wracking Cockpit Thriller

‘7500’ film review: joseph gordon-levitt gets tough in nerve-wracking cockpit thriller
German director Patrick Vollrath became known in 2015 for his Oscar-nominated short “Everything Will Be Okay,” and that title phrase is used again a few times in “7500,” his feature film debut...
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Why Billy Porter Wants People to Take Their Activism Offline & Get ‘In the Streets’

Billy Porter chats with Shea Diamond on *Billboard's Pridecast *about his relentless activism, fostering change through art, and the success of Pose.
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Billy Porter Shares Inspiring Message For LGBTQ Class of 2020 During YouTube Virtual Commencement

Billy Porter had some powerful words for graduates during YouTube’s virtual “Dear Class of 2020" commencement celebration on Sunday (June 7).
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Billy Porter Enraged After Black Transgender Woman Was 'Brutally Beaten' by Black Men

Disgusted by the violent attack of a transgender woman by black men, the 'Pose' star tells the African-American community to 'get your f**king houses in order.'
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Billy Porter Speaks Up For Black LGBTQ+ Community In Passionate Instagram Video

Billy Porter is raising his voice high in the Black Lives Matter movement, and is also calling them out for lack of support for Black LGBTQ lives. “LGBTQ+ black folks are black people, too!” the..
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The Hollywood Reporter's Pride issue is literally the Show Your Work of covers

The Hollywood Reporter debuted its Pride issue yesterday morning with a cover story, “The 50 Most Powerful LGBTQ Players in Hollywood”. Now THIS is a Pride cover. For one, it actually includes..
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Billy Porter wore dress made from "Kinky Boots" curtain to Tony Awards

Pink tulle spilled out from underneath the embellished red dress, which was custom made for Billy Porter for the Tony Awards. The outfit was crafted from a curtain used in "Kinky Boots"
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U2’s Major Price Tag Item Helped Island Records’ One Love COVID-19 Relief Auction Raise Over £179,000

Island Records' One Love COVID-19 Relief Auction, which Billy Porter hosted, raised £179,755 Thursday afternoon (May 21) with its array of one-of-a-kind donations from its legendary and newer..
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Christopher Meloni, Billy Porter, Jurnee Smollett & More Star in First Look Pics for 'The Twilight Zone' Season Two

A handful of first look pictures from season two of The Twilight Zone have debuted online. Hosted once again by Jordan Peele, the anthology series brings modern day audiences new stories that explore..
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Witherspoon, Lovato, Porter open up on Jameela Jamil's anti-shame podcast

Activist and actress Jameela Jamil is taking aim at shame in all forms on her new podcast, with guests including Reese Witherspoon, Billy Porter, Demi Lovato and Beanie Feldstein opening up about their..
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Chris Evans Makes First Instagram Post Offering Chance to Hangout With 'Avengers' Co-Stars

Accepting Chris Pratt's All In Challenge that fights hunger amid the coronavirus pandemic, the 'Captain America' star calls for Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie and Billy Porter to get involved.
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Billy Porter Reveals His Mechanical Grammys Hat Was Inspired by Billie Eilish

When it comes to the red carpet, Billy Porter reigns supreme — be it the Met Gala or the Tony's, the Pose star knows how to show off inventive looks to the world. Now, he's pulling back the curtain..
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Billy Porter reveals how his iconic mechanical Grammys hat actually worked

Like many of us, Billy Porter has been "taking a break" while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic. But the actor seems to have a unique understanding of what the term means. Speaking to Jimmy..
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Billy Porter Releases Politically Charged Single 'For What It's Worth'

Pose star Billy Porter just released his new single, a cover of Stephen Stills’ “For What It’s Worth,” as performed by Buffalo Springfield. Here’s what the 50-year-old Grammy/Emmy/Tony winner..
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First Out: New Music From Mxmtoon, Billy Porter, Shea Diamond & More

From a chilled-out new EP from Mxmtoon, to an all new cover from Pose star Billy Porter, check out some of our favorite new releases this week"
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Billy Porter speaks 'truth to power' in cover of Buffalo Springfield's 'For What It's Worth'

A frequent critic of President Donald Trump, Porter says he was inspired by artists who recorded songs during times of conflict in U.S. history.
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Billy Porter Covered a Protest Anthem Because He Wants Us ‘To Be Ready For November’

Billboard chatted with Porter ahead of the cover's release, about life in the coronavirus epidemic, his new cover, and why the political future of America relies on people preparing for a battle now.
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Hear A New Song From Billy Porter, Plus His Quarantine Recommendations

In Our Daily Breather, we ask artists to recommend ways to find calm in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Actor and singer Billy Porter has been reading, writing and working on music.
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Billy Porter and Rosie O'Donnell Added to Line-Up of GLAAD's 'Together in Pride' Benefit

'The Lion King' star Billy Eichner and TV personality Lilly Singh will host the livestream event that will pay tribute to LGBTQ doctors and nurses on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Idina Menzel, Billy Porter & More Stars Raise $2M-Plus With Virtual ‘Saturday Night Seder’: Watch It Now

Idina Menzel, Billy Porter, Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo and more came together over the weekend for "Saturday Night Seder," a virtual star-studded Passover seder.
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A Star-Studded 'Saturday Night Seder' Will Be Streaming Tonight!

A star-studded roster of celebrities will be participating in an online Passover Seder tonight! While they’re quarantined at home, celebs like Ben Platt, Idina Menzel, Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter,..
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Billy Porter & More Broadway Stars Take Part in Michael Korte’s Hopeful #YouWillBeFoundChallenge

Broadway producer & YouTuber Michael Korte is aiming to spread some much-needed hope amid the coronavirus crisis by launching the #YouWillBeFoundChallenge in the musical theater community.
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Billy Porter, Andy Cohen, Cynthia Erivo Join Virtual Passover Seder for Charity

Billy Porter, Andy Cohen, Cynthia Erivo will join a virtual Passover seder for charity at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday (April 11).
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Passover: Ben Platt, Idina Menzel, Andy Cohen and Billy Porter are streaming a 'Saturday Night Seder'

Henry Winkler, Idina Menzel, Andy Cohen, Josh Groban and Billy Eichner are among those who will taking part in a streaming 'Saturday Night Seder' event.
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Airbnb creates $1 million competition to build fantasy homes

Interested in building a fantasy home that looks like a boot? Or a UFO? Or some other unusual design? Airbnb is setting aside $1 million and enlisting the help of Billy Porter to make it a..
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