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Emmy Awards postponed for the first time in 20 years due to a strike in Hollywood

<p>The Writers Guild of America strike in 2023 has forced the postponement of the annual Emmy Awards, which recognize the greatest television programming. According to the BBC, the famous event, which was initially set for September 18, has been postponed. While protesting for better terms and conditions, members of the Screen Actors Guild and Writers Guild of America are prohibited from working or participating in any kind of advertising or marketing, including attending award ceremonies. Notably, this is the first time in 20 years that the Emmy award ceremony had to be postponed.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-101718″ src=”” alt=”” width=”1142″ height=”734″ srcset=” 280w,×96.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1142px) 100vw, 1142px” /></p>
<p>A Writers Guild of America organization that represents over 11,000 people in the film, news, radio, and television industries went on strike in May. They want more equitable contracts, greater wages for workers, and stringent rules governing artificial intelligence. The demonstrators urge that contemporary technology, like ChatGPT, be used only as a tool to assist study and express ideas, not as a means of eradicating them. Numerous well-known TV programs, including Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, had their production halted as a consequence of the walkout.</p>
<p>The 2001 9/11 terrorist events were the last time the Emmy Awards postponed its broadcast, according to BBC.</p>
<p>Emmy nominations for 2023:</p>
<p>Yvette Nicole Brown and Frank Scherma unveiled the nominees for the renowned event at a virtual ceremony more than a week ago. The Last of Us, The White Lotus, and other popular television programs were among those that dominated the list. In the comedy category, Ted Lasso, Wednesday, The Bear, and Abbott Elementary received the most nominations. Emmy did not identify their host at the announcement, implying that if the Hollywood writers’ strike continues, the event may be postponed.</p>
<p>Zendaya and Lee Jung-Jae of the drama series Euphoria won the Lead Actress and Actor awards the previous year. In contrast, Jason Sudeikis of Ted Lasso and Jean Smart of Hacks were the comedians.</p>
<p>The 75th Emmy Awards show was initially planned for the Fox channel, but organizers have not yet disclosed the ceremony’s new date.</p>
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