• Reginald Hudlin On The Great Unknowns Producing The Virtual Primetime Emmys: “No One Has Done Anything Like This”

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    Reginald Hudlin, one of the executive producers of this year's unique virtual 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards show, has actually produced the Oscars in 2016. But even that did not prepare him for what he is experiencing at the helm of this year's Emmys. “We've all seen the Emmys, this is the...
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  • Emmys Producers on Embracing Technical Difficulties: ‘Things Are Going to Go Wrong'

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    Even with the pandemic forcing the Emmys to go remote this year, producers Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart say Sunday's awards show will air live, technical difficulties and all.
    “We decided let's not do the easy route here, the sanitized route here, and do lots of prerecorded things and put them all together, bolt them back to back and put out something that's sort of generic,” Stewart said during a press conference on Wednesday to preview Sunday's Jimmy Kimmel-hosted broadcast. “A stumbling block can be a stepping stone depending how you use it. This is a time to be a bit loose and have...
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