The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has announced the winners of the 44th annual Gracie Awards.
The event, which recognizes exemplary programming created by, for and about women in radio, television, cable and interactive media, will this year honor Sandra Oh, Tisha Thompson, Rachel Maddow, Connie Britton, Elizabeth Perkins, Patricia Arquette, Leah Remini, Robin Roberts, Laura Lynch, Rachel Bloom, Angela Yee, Maura Tierney, Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie among others.
The 44th annual Gracie Awards are scheduled to take place May 21 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Honorees are selected in national, local and student markets, including both commercial and non-commercial outlets. Local and student award winners will be recognized at the Gracie Awards Luncheon on June 26 at Cipriani in New York City. To view the complete list of award recipients and honorable mentions, visit allwomeninmedia.org.
Elizabeth Perkins and her husband cinematographer Julio Macat walk the carpet at the premiere of the movie “After the Wedding” during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, January 24th in Park City, Utah.
Here is the film synopsis: “Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle (Michelle Williams) travels to New York to meet Theresa (Julianne Moore), a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present while mysteries unravel.”
The movie is a gender-swapped remake of Susanne Bier‘s 2006 movie After the Wedding, which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2007 Oscars.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) were announced the nominees for the 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards and Elizabeth Perkins has received a Critics Choice Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television for her role as Jackie O’Neill in Sharp Objects.
Sharp Objects was able to score three more nominations for Best Limited Series, Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television and Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television. All the winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm ET (delayed PT). The show will continue its combined Film and Television awards format, honoring the finest in both cinematic and televised/streaming achievement, and take place once again at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.
- Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television
Ellen Burstyn – The Tale (HBO)
Patricia Clarkson – Sharp Objects (HBO)
Penelope Cruz – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)
Julia Garner – Dirty John (Bravo)
Judith Light – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)
Elizabeth Perkins – Sharp Objects (HBO)
Comedy Central’s Corporate is back with new episodes beginning Tuesday, January 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Season two of the critically-acclaimed CORPORATE will feature its own lineup of star-studded guests with Kyra Sedgwick, Elizabeth Perkins, Kristen Schaal, Sasheer Zamata, Baron Vaughn and Andy Richter. CORPORATE stars series’ creators/writers/executive producers Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman as two Junior Executives-in-Training at Hampton DeVille, a heartless, CORPORATE hell-hole led by tyrannical CEO Christian DeVille (Lance Reddick) and his top lieutenants, sycophants John and Kate (Adam Lustick and Anne Dudek). As Matt and Jake navigate an ever-revolving series of disasters their only ally is Grace (Aparna Nancherla), a Hampton DeVille HUMAN RESOURCES rep who is beleaguered by both her job and her exhausting relationship with the very needy Matt and Jake.Corporate is directed by co-creator Pat Bishop. Follow Corporate on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.