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Damian and Helen Have Been Invited to Become Academy Members – July 1, 2019

Oscars At Glance: New Member Invitations

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 1, 2019

The 2019 new Academy Award membership names have been released and guess who’s on the list? Both Damian and Helen have been invited to become a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This year’s newest 842 member invitees are from 59 different countries and 10 different branches, including, casting directors, costume designers, directors, documentary, executives, make-up artists and stylists, marketing and public relations, producers, production design, writers, and of course actors.

Damian and Helen join the likes of other new member invitees like, Sterling K. Brown, Lady Gaga, Claire Foy, Tom Holland, Tracy Letts, Elizabeth Moss, Amanda Peet, Kevin Pollak, Alexander Skarsgard, and more.

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Emmys 2019: Producers Make Their Picks for Nominees – June 21, 2019

Billions: The Sly Wall Street Guy

by Danielle Turchiano | Variety | June 21, 2019

Executive producers of top Emmy contender comedy, drama and limited series weigh in on what shows (other than their own, of course) they hope will see awards recognition this year.

Ben Cory Jones (“Boomerang”)
“‘I worked on Wall Street and ‘Billions’ is getting it exactly right. Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti are great. To me it really shows how versatile Damian is as an actor because he really plays a smart, sly Wall Street guy but you like him; he’s the Wall Street guy you actually want to win. It’s appointment TV for me.”

Read the rest of the original article at Variety

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Billions at Showtime’s “For Your Consideration” – June 4, 2019

Emmy: For Your Consideration

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Last night, Billions took center stage for Showtime’s Emmy consideration panel. “For Your Consideration” is a campaign rally where the goal is to get the story of a show, its actors and showrunners, into the minds and hearts of folks making Emmy nominations. In the crowd of shows, you gotta make yours stand out and cast members Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, and Asia Kate Dillon along with showrunners David Levien and Brian Koppelman did just that in a vibrant conversation with Jake Tapper where they were asked questions about their show and characters.

You can hear the conversation at least for the next few hours on the show’s Instagram. (If you’re like me and need your child to show you how to work instagram stories, some tips to save you the embarrassment: Works only on mobile, click the avatar. The desktop version has some cute stills and gifs from the event but not the live video.) No worries if you don’t get it, that’s what we’re for! Here, I’ll transcribe some of the conversation. Continue reading Billions at Showtime’s “For Your Consideration” – June 4, 2019

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Billions: For Your Consideration Event – May 17, 2019

Gearing Up For The Emmys

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | May 17, 2019

Showtime invites Television Academy National Active members and a guest to a special For Your Consideration (FYC) event at The Paley Center for Media in New York on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. EST.

The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with an advanced screening of the season four finale ‘Extreme Sandbox’ beginning at 7:30 p.m. Following the screening will be a panel discussion moderated by Jake Tapper. Panelists currently listed to appear, but subject to change are, lead actors Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti, supporting actors Maggie Siff and Asia Kate Dillon, and co-creators/producers/writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien.

Only Television Academy National Active Members with valid membership cards and their guests will be admitted. Seating is subject to availability as first-come, first-served. Admittance is not guaranteed. This event will have a stand-by line.

The Television Academy’s Emmy Awards will air live on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 8:00 EST on Fox.

Source: Emmys.com

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Damian and Helen Attend Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards – May 12, 2019

BAFTA TV Awards

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | May 12, 2019

Damian and Helen attended the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA) at the Royal Festival Hall in London on May 12, 2019. Helen was a presenter at the evening’s event, honoring the best British and International viewing offered to UK television audiences.

The British Academy Television Awards, hosted by Hosted by Graham Norton, will be broadcast on the night of the ceremony on BBC1 from 8pm. The Bafta Television Awards will also be available to stream on BBC iPlayer. For a complete list of nominees and presenters, please visit BAFTA TV here.

Clara Amfo and Jordan North hosted the official red-carpet live programme. You can watch the red carpet arrivals here, but if you fast forward to 1:13:45 you might see someone familiar in your right-hand corner and a minute later, he moves to the middle of screen:

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