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8th Annual Indie Series Awards Spotlight: Best Lead Actress — Comedy

Clockwise from Top Left: Sylvia Batey Alcalá, Meredith Bishop, Mary Bonney, Liz Days, Anna Jaller and Bhama Roget. The 8th Annual Indie Series Awards ceremony will be held on April 5 at The Colony Theatre. As the countdown to ISA8 continues (only 37 days left!), Serial Scoop and IndieSeriesAwards.com continue to spotlight nominees in all 29 categories. Today we are featuring the six talented performers in the Best Lead Actress — Comedy category, which include a former winner, Bhama Roget, and five first-time nominees: Sylvia Batey Alcalá, Meredith Bishop, Mary Bonney, Liz Days and Anna Jaller. Check out their nominated performances below. Sylvia Batey Alcalá, Fame Dogs (as Polly) Meredith Bishop, Grip and Electric (as Heather) Mary Bonney, Break: The Musical (as Kate) Liz Days, Plant: The Second Coming (as Tammy) Anna Jaller, Right Hand Man (as Emily) Bhama Roget, The Bhama Show (as Herself/Various) The Indie Series Awards, honoring the best in indepen

8th Annual Indie Series Awards Spotlight: Best Guest Actress — Comedy

Clockwise from Top Left: Jillian Clare, Johanna Day, Liz Ellis, Sas Goldberg, June Diane Raphael and Emma Thompson. The 8th Annual Indie Series Awards ceremony is only 43 days away, and this year the always entertaining show moves to The Colony Theatre on April 5. Nominees in all 29 categories will be spotlighted here at Serial Scoop as well as at IndieSeriesAwards.com. Today we are featuring the six talented performers nominated in the Best Guest Actress — Comedy category. They include two former ISA winners (Jillian Clare & Liz Ellis), a two-time Oscar winner (Emma Thompson), a Tony nominee (Johanna Day), a rising actress and comedian (June Diane Raphael), and Broadway's latest sensation (Sas Goldberg). Check out their nominated performances below. Jillian Clare, Fame Dogs Johanna Day, The Pioneers Liz Ellis, The Bhama Show Sas Goldberg, He's With Me June Diane Raphael, The Amazing Gayl Pile Watch the full performance from Season 3 Episode 1 at se

Indie Series Awards Moving to The Colony Theatre

The Indie Series Awards ceremony has a new home! The 8th Annual ISAs will be held on April 5 in Burbank at The Colony Theatre, which has long been a vibrant center of Los Angeles theatre life. The Indie Series Awards, honoring the best in independently produced, scripted entertainment created for the Web, first began in 2009. “We are so excited to bring the Indie Series Awards to this extraordinary venue,” said Roger Newcomb, founder of the Indie Series Awards. “There's not a bad seat in the house, and the space offers us several new and fun possibilities for the ceremony, including the performances of the six Best Original Song nominees." Barbara Beckley Artistic Director of The Colony Theatre stated, “It is an honor to be hosting this important and prestigious awards show recognizing the best and brightest in New Media. Director of Development, Heather Provost, added, "It's exactly the kind of fresh and innovative event we want to see in our theatre."

'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers

The Walking Dead returned Sunday night for the second half of its seventh season with increases in total viewers and key demos from December's mid-season finale. Sunday night's return delivered 15.9 million total viewers, 9.9 million adults 18-49 and 10 million adults 25-54 in Nielsen live+3 ratings. Total viewers were up 5 percent from December, adults 18-49 increased 3 percent and adults 25-54 increased 5 percent. Talking Dead remains television's #1 talk show, returning with 5.6 million total viewers, 3.2 adults 18-49 and 3.4 adults 25-54 in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

'The Bay' Shatters Indie Series Awards Record with 21 Nominations

The nominations for the 8th Annual Indie Series Awards were revealed on Wednesday, February 1. The ISAs celebrate the best in independently produced scripted entertainment created for the Web. Nominations were announced in 29 categories. The Bay led all series with 21 total nominations. The show will compete in the Best Web Series - Drama category with Best Thing You'll Ever Do , Lemmings , Muck , Out With Dad , People Like Us , Rumuvi and Undetectable . The Amazing Gayl Pile led all comedies with 16 nominations. The series is joined in the Best Web Series - Comedy field by #Adulting , Break: The Musical , Fame Dogs , Grip and Electric , High Road , Keith Broke His Leg and The Pioneers . The Bay and The Amazing Gayl Pile each broke the previous record of 13 total nominations. In all, there are 48 nominated series from around the globe: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina. Crystal trophies will be presented to the