Friday, July 3, 2020

TBS, Showtime, Hulu, Lifetime, Amazon and Other 2020 Emmy consideration billboards...

Full Frontal Samantha Bee 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
There's a lot of uncertainly in the entertainment industry at the moment, with cinema chains pushing back re-openings, blockbuster movies being delayed, TV production on hold and late-night shows working remotely from home. But one thing's for sure, you can always expect to see some Emmy consideration billboards filling the city skyline around this time of year, even during a pandemic it seems.

Yesterday we showcased HBO's latest Emmy FYC outdoor campaign and today it's the turn of everyone else that Daily Billboard has spotted during these turbulent times.
Samantha Bee 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
To kick us off we have Samantha Bee doing her best slasher movie impression and she's knows what you did last awards season (not giving Full Frontal the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Talk Series).
Full Frontal Samantha Bee 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
These fun Emmy FYC billboards for the late-night show were snapped along Sunset Boulevard, La Brea Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard from June 19 to June 21, 2020.
Conan Without Borders Ghana Emmy FYC billboard
Another TBS late-night show hoping to garner attention this awards season was Conan O'Brien's special, Conan Without Borders: Ghana, where he was accompanied by comic Sam Richardson.
Conan Without Borders Ghana Emmy FYC billboard
This isn't the first time the comedian has travelled overseas, he's been to Qatar, Mexico, Australia, Cuba and Haiti to name a few, but these Emmy consideration billboards were photographed along San Vicente Boulevard, Pico Boulevard and Cahuenga Boulevard from June 19 to June 21, 2020.
Conan Without Borders Ghana Emmy FYC billboard
Freeform was also trying to attract attention for its freshman comedy-drama, Everything's Gonna Be Okay.
Everythings Gonna Be Okay 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
Created by and starring Josh Thomas, it sees his 25-year-old gay Australian become the legal guardian for his American teenage half-sisters when their father dies.
Everything Gonna Be Okay season 1 Emmy FYC billboard
These Freeform FYC billboards were spotted along the Sunset Strip and Highland Avenue on June 17 to June 21, 2020.
Little Fires Everywhere 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
This June the streaming platform Hulu was campaigning outside for its adaptation of Celeste Ng's Little Fires Everywhere starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington
Little Fires Everywhere Emmy FYC billboard
This Hulu FYC billboard for the limited series was captured along L.A.'s 3rd Street on June 19, 2020.
Great 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
Another Hulu original trying to elicit TV Academy recognition this season was the dark historical comedy, The Great, starring Elle Fanning as a young 'Catherine the Great', on her way to becoming the Empress of Russia, and Nicholas Hoult as 'Emperor Peter III'.
Elle Fanning Great Emmy FYC billboard
This cheeky FYC billboard giving a pixelated middle finger to passersby was spotted along La Brea Avenue on June 18, 2020.
Hillary Hulu Emmy FYC billboard
In the world of documentaries, Hulu was also supporting its four-part Hillary Clinton documentary film by Nanette Burstein.
Hillary Hulu Emmy FYC billboard
This Emmy FYC billboard for Hillary was spotted along L.A.'s Pico Boulevard on June 19, 2020 (and let's face it she wouldn't be golfing when over 130,000 U.S. citizens have died from COVID-19, or letting Putin get away with putting bounties on the heads of American soldiers serving overseas).
Snowpiercer 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
In the world of futuristic sci-fi television, TNT was hopeful that its Snowpiercer TV remake would receive some Emmy nominations.
Snowpiercer season 1 Emmy FYC billboard
This duo of FYC billboards were spotted along Santa Monica Boulevard and 3rd Street from June 19 to June 21, 2020.
Homeland final season Emmy FYC billboard
In addition to HBO's cohesive Emmy FYC campaign, the streets and skies of L.A. are also filled with ad creatives for Showtime's offerings, like the eighth and final season of CIA thriller, Homeland.
Claire Danes Homeland s8 Emmy FYC billboard
Not only have Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin delivered years of international intrigue and entertainment, but Alex Gansa's series also delivered a truly satisfying finale.

These Homeland FYC billboards were captured along Ventura Boulevard and the Sunset Strip from June 17 to June 20, 2020.
Russell Crowe Loudest Voice Emmy FYC billboard
Showtime was also campaigning for Russell Crowe's performance as serial sexual harasser and CEO, Roger Ailes, in The Loudest Voice limited series.
Loudest Voice Emmy FYC billboard
Just like the movie Bombshell, it's hard to root for anyone associated with the hate-filled, fear-mongering, propaganda channel Fox News, but this FYC billboard was snapped along Pico Boulevard on June 19, 2020.
Black Monday season 2 Emmy FYC billboard
On a lighter note, Don Cheadle was in the spotlight for the sophomore season of the late Eighties Wall Street comedy-drama, Black Monday.
Black Monday 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
This Emmy FYC billboard for the second season was spotted along Olympic Boulevard on June 19, 2020.
Karimah Westbrook All American Emmy 2020 FYC billboard
The CW's American Football drama, All American, was also giving some ad support for the show's Karimah Westbrook with this season two FYC billboard snapped along Highland Avenue on June 19, 2020.
Clark Sisters First Sisters Gospel Emmy FYC billboard
Lifetime was also campaigning outdoors for its recent movie biopics, including The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel.
Clark Sisters First Sisters Gospel Emmy FYC billboard
This Emmy consideration billboard was spotted along Olympic Boulevard on June 21, whilst this FYC ad creative for Patsy & Loretta was captured above San Vicente Boulevard on June 18, 2020.
Patsy Loretta Lifetime Emmy FYC billboard
This Lifetime film chronicled the untold friendship of two of country music's greatest icons, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, played by Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller respectively.
Patsy Loretta Emmy FYC billboard
Also in the world of music, A&E was showcasing its biographical documentary, Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On.
Garth Brooks The Road Im On billboard
The documentary premiere billboard for the country music legend was spotted above San Vicente Boulevard on October 25, 2019, whilst the Emmy consideration billboard was spied along Santa Monica Boulevard on June 19, 2020.
Garth Brooks Road Im On Emmy FYC billboard
One television show which started campaigning early before the true effects of the coronavirus pandemic started to impact everyone was The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Mrs Maisel 2020 Emmy FYC marquee billboard
Amazon Prime Video's period comedy about a 1950s New York City housewife-turned-stand-up comic was back in the skies to garner nominations for its third season.
Mrs Maisel 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
Mrs Maisel season 3 Emmy FYC billboard
These all-new episodes saw Rachel Brosnahan's 'Midge Maisel' take her show on the road as a warm-up act and saw her name in lights in Las Vegas.
Marvelous Mrs Maisel s3 Emmy FYC billboard
Mrs Maisel 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
These Emmy FYC billboards with their clever marquee design were photographed along Venice Boulevard, Beverly Glen Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard from March 5 to April 23.
Mrs Maisel season 3 Emmy FYC marquee billboard
Meanwhile the eye-catching special installation billboards were snapped along Highland Avenue and Venice Boulevard from April 28 to May 28, 2020.
Hunters 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
This FYC billboard for the debut season of Amazon's Nazi-hunting drama, Hunters, was also spotted high over San Vicente Boulevard on April 22, 2020.

Amazon Studios and Prime Video also opted to use the billboards they would have normally tasked for Emmy campaigning to help those affected by the pandemic with these COVID-19 charity aid billboards.
At Home Amy Sedaris s3 Emmy FYC billboard
In the world of variety sketch comedy, previous Emmy nominee At Home with Amy Sedaris was back for a third season this year and these FYC billboards were spotted along La Brea Avenue and Olympic Boulevard from June 18 to June 21, 2020.
At Home Amy Sedaris 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
And finally for this collection, The Masked Singer is on point this FYC season with this ad encouraging passersby to keep their face masks on.

This bananas creative for the third season of the disguised celebrity singing competition was spotted at Fox Studios along Pico Boulevard on June 19, 2020.

This year's Emmy nominations will be announced on July 28, and the annual telecast is scheduled for September 20, 2020 (although with the coronavirus currently raging across America this date could change).

Make sure you compare these ads to 2019's Emmy consideration billboards competing in the sprawling skies of Los Angeles.

And remember folks - be kind, keep healthy, wear a mask and most importantly, don't be a Karen.
This FYC season Masked singer s3 billboard
UPDATED: Here's also another FYC billboard for Everything's Gonna Be Okay, spotted on the opposite side of the Sunset Strip from the other ad creative on July 8, 2020.
Everythings Gonna Be Okay FYC billboard
Plus here's a landscape Emmy consideration billboard for Little Fires Everywhere spied high over Beverly Boulevard the same day.
Little Fires Everywhere Emmy FYC billboard
Hulu's adaptation of Sally Rooney's 2018 romantic novel, Normal People, was also getting some outdoor support along La Cienega Boulevard.
Normal People Emmy FYC billboard
And in addition these street posters were spied along La Brea Avenue for several of the streaming platform's shows, including Ramy, The Great and Normal People.
Hulu 2020 Emmy FYC street posters
Russell Crowe was also getting some extra FYC ad support for his performance in The Loudest Voice mini-series along the Sunset Strip on July 8, 2020.
Loudest Voice Emmy FYC billboard
Lifetime's Clark Sisters biopic was also receiving additional landscape billboard support above the Sunset Strip.
Clark Sisters Emmy FYC billboard
Lifetime was also shining a spotlight on its movie based on true events, Stolen By My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story, starring Niecy Nash as 'Gloria Williams', who after a miscarriage steals a baby from a hospital in the summer of 1998 and raises her as her own daughter (played by Rayven Ferrell).
Stolen By My Mother Emmy FYC billboard
This vibrant pink Emmy consideration billboard was captured above West Hollywood's Sunset Strip on July 8, 2020.
Stolen By My Mother Emmy FYC billboard
Across the street CBS All Access was also showing support for the fourth season of its legal and political drama, The Good Fight.
Good Fight season 4 Emmy FYC billboard
The series starring Christine Baranski, Audra McDonald, Delroy Lindo and Cush Jumbo is more timely than ever with its storylines about social injustice, greed, corruption and this administration's flouting of the rule of law.
Good Fight 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
These Emmy FYC billboards with their critics' quotes were snapped along the Sunset Strip and Westwood boulevard on July 8, 2020.
Killing Eve 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
Killing Eve was back for a third season of juicy female-led spy drama and hoping to garner recognition for its captivating stars, Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh and Fiona Shaw.
Killing Eve season 3 Emmy FYC billboard
This arresting Emmy consideration billboard was spied along Olympic Boulevard on July 9, 2020.
Drunk History 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
In the world of comedy, Drunk History was hoping to score some nominations for its inebriated tales form the past, now in its sixth season. This FYC billboard for the Comedy Central show was spotted above La Cienega Boulevard on July 9, 2020.
Drunk History 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
Plus another larger landscape Emmy consideration billboard spied along Sunset Boulevard on July 21, 2020.
Awkwafina Nora from Queens Emmy FYC billboard
Another Comedy Central show in the spotlight this month was the freshman comedy series, Awkwafina is Nora From Queens.
Nora from Queens season 1 Emmy FYC billboard
Can this eye-catching Sunset Strip billboard help the recent Golden Globe winner score an Emmy nomination this awards season?
Daily Show Trevor Noah 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
Trevor Noah has been filming The Daily Show remotely from this home in New York City since the coronavirus lockdown, but his late-night satire and commentary has been even more valuable during these times of a global pandemic, government corruption and Black Lives Matter movement.
Trevor Noah 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
This hilarious "We laughed, we cried, we disinfected" billboard is certainly a sign of the times and is sure to stand out amidst the cluttered Emmy campaigning skies.

And finally, this other ad format for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee was also spotted along La Brea Avenue.
Samantha Bee 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
UPDATED: Here's also an Emmy consideration billboard for Amazon's afterlife comedy, Upload, spotted along Santa Monica Boulevard on July 21, 2020.
Upload 2020 Emmy FYC billboard
UPDATED: He may not have been nominated this year, but here's an Emmy FYC billboard for Daniel Radcliffe and Miracle Workers: Dark Ages, spied along Beverly Boulevard on August 14, 2020.
Miracle Workers Dark Ages Emmy FYC billboard

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