Entertainment ‘Big Mouth’s Maya Rudolph Wins Second Consecutive Emmy For Voicing Connie The Hormone Monstress
Maya Rudolph & Andy Samberg To Host Peacock’s ‘Baking It’ Competition Series
Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live) and Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) are heading to the kitchen. They’ve been tapped as hosts of Baking It, Peacock’s six-episode holiday baking competition series, from the creators of Amy Poehler’s Making It crafting competition series. In Baking It, eight teams of two talented home bakers join Maya and Andy’s winter cabin for a celebration of culinary holiday traditions. Contestant duos will include spouses, siblings, best friends and more, who will work together to create outstanding savory and sweet creations for themed challenges with the hopes of winning a cash prize.
landed her second voice-over Emmy in a row for her role as Connie The Hormone Monstress in .
The Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance award was her third Emmy overall, having won last year’s Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on SNL.
Rudolph beat Jessica Walter, who secured a posthumous nod for her work on FX’s Archer, Stacey Abrams for her work on Black-ish, Julie Andrews for her work as Lady Whistledown on Bridgerton, Central Park’s Tituss Burgess and Stanley Tucci and Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane.
‘Ted Lasso’, ‘The Crown’ & ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Building Emmy Momentum With Creative Arts Showing
The last category that closed out the Creative Arts Emmy Awards — an anchor position typically reserved for Outstanding Series at the main ceremony — was Casting for a Comedy Series, which went to Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso. The marquee slot was fitting given that the Casting for a Comedy Series category has been a reliable predictor for the Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy winner. The last six shows to take home Casting For a Comedy Series Emmy have gone on to also triumph in the top comedy series category a week later. That includes last year’s big Emmy winner Schitt’s Creek.
Big Mouth itself lost out in the, being beaten by Adult Swim’s Genndy Tartaovsky’s Primal.
Rudolph’s Connie is the counterpart to the boys’ Hormone Monster, who encourages their female peers to lean into their sexuality. Created by Jennifer Flackett, Andrew Goldberg, Nick Kroll and Mark Levin, Big Mouth centers on teenage friends who find their lives complicated by the highs and lows of puberty.
The show has been renewed through to its sixth season after ain 2019 and there are spinoffs in the works including Human Resources.
She won the show’s A Very Special 9/11 Episode.
Rudolph called the award a “really nice surprise”, adding that the animated series gave her “this gift of being free and sexy and nasty and honest and emotional and talking about all of these human things in the form of a very hairy lady monster”.
Anthony Anderson Says He'll 'Lose My Mind' If He Ends His Nomination Streak at the Emmys: 'Time for a Win'
“I was ready for the nomination streak to end a long time ago. This is the 7th nomination,” Anderson tells PEOPLE at the TV Academy Reception honoring 73rd Emmy Awards nominees . "It's time for a win. I'll be honest. It's time for a win," he adds. RELATED: Anthony Anderson Feels Like 'the Black Susan Lucci' After Earning His 7th Acting Emmy Nomination On Sunday, if the comedian takes home the Emmy, he tells PEOPLE, "I'll probably cry, scream, I might even cuss a little bit. I don't know. You never know until you're in that moment.
She said it was a “complete joy” to co-create the character, saying “playing her is like having some sort of alter ego, like having a kind of Sasha Fierce. You get to be cooler and looser”.
She joked that she spent much of the pandemic sweating as a result of having to record under blankets from home, setting up teepees on tripods. “Knowing we were recording the show through the pandemic was actually a kind of saving grace and helped give a sense of normalcy that was really comforting for me,” she added.
Mandy Moore Says Her Breast Pump Was Her ‘MVP Accessory’ At The Emmys .
Motherhood wasn’t going to get in the way of Emmys night for Mandy Moore. On Sunday, ahead of the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, the “This Is Us” star shared a photo on her Instagram Story of her breast pump. “MVP accessory,” she wrote. RELATED: Mandy Moore Details First Solo Weekend Of Parenting, Admits It Was 'Overwhelming' Gallery: 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards Red Carpet (ET Canada) 1/41 SLIDES © Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images Leslie Odom Jr. And Nicolette Robinson Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson are a picture perfect pair.