Emmy Party List 2019: Media Mergers, Agency Pullouts Lighten Soirée Schedule

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Reposted From September 11: The Emmy Awards party field, which had expanded dramatically over the past decade as new cable networks and streaming platforms entered the winners’ circle, is undergoing a major contraction this year.

As we reported last month, following the WGA-Ata breakup that triggered the firing of agents by more than 7,000 writers, all agencies canceled their traditional Emmy weekend bashes this year. That includes CAA, Wme, UTA, ICM Partners, Paradigm and Gersh. CAA announced it would donate funds from the scrapped Emmy party to the Mptf’s Community Programs Fund.

Variety and Women in Film also recently announced they will forgo their annual Emmy party and instead make a donation to Planned Parenthood.

Following the completion of the Disney-Fox deal and Disney taking full control of Hulu, ABC, Disney TV Studios, FX Networks, Hulu and National Geographic will hold a joint post-Emmy party Sunday at a new downtown L.
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