EMMYS Emmys: Mysterious Benedict Society, Sneakerella, Heartstopper, Sweet Tooth Lead Children's & Family Nominees

he National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences  on Tuesday morning announced the nominations for the inaugural Children’s & Family Emmy Awards, which will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 10 (Creative Arts) and Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles.  Disney+’s The Mysterious Benedict Society and the movie Sneakerella lead the pack with, by my hand count, 11 nominations each, followed by Netflix’s Heartstopper and Sweet Tooth (which netted nine apiece).

Chicken Soup For The Soul-Owned Halcyon Studios Sets James Ellroy Project, Ernest Hemingway Adaptation & Gary Sherman ‘Death Line’ Remake

EXCLUSIVE: An untitled James Ellroy project and reimaginings of Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea and Gary Sherman’s Death Line comprise part of Chicken Soup for the Soul-owned Halcyon Studios’ latest development slate.

‘Hunters’: Jennifer Jason Leigh To Star In Season 2 Of Amazon Series

 Jennifer Jason Leigh has been tapped as a lead in Season 2 of Amazon Prime Video’s conspiracy thriller drama series Hunters, created by David Weil and executive produced by Jordan Peele.

Leigh, a 2016 Oscar nominee for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, will play the plum new role of Chava alongside returning Hunters stars Logan Lerman and Jerrika Hinton. There is no word yet on whether fellow Season 1 star, Oscar winner Al Pacino, will be back for Season 2.

Breeda Wool Lou Linklatter in Mr. Mercedes Talks Season 3

Based n the best-selling Bill Hodges trilogy (Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers, and End of Watch) by Stephen King, “Mr. Mercedes” returns for its much-anticipated third season. When beloved local author John Rothstein is found murdered, Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, and Jerome Robinson, along with local police, must track down his killer. But this case is more complex than the cold-blooded killing of an American icon. Unpublished novels of Rothstein’s were stolen from his home, and they are worth millions.