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Emmy Podcast #6: Drama, Miniseries, TV Movie/Mini Lead, Writing Predictions

In this podcast Chris, Peter and Erik discuss the Emmy Drama categories in full (Series, Writing, Directing, Lead, Supporting and Guest Performances) as well as Miniseries and the Writing and Lead categories within the TV Movie/Miniseries section. With so many categories up for grabs and a finite amount of nominations (or are there?) someone will be snubbed. Will former Best ...

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Emmy Podcast #5: Comedy, TV Movie, TV Movie/Mini Supporting, Directing Predictions

In this podcast, Erik, Jonathan and Nicol discuss their predictions in the Comedy categories as well as TV Movie, TV Movie/Mini Directing and Supporting categories. Any more and you’d be listening for three hours. We’ll be breaking the Emmy prediction podcasts into two parts, next week will be Drama categories, Miniseries, TV Movie/Miniseries Writing and Lead categories. Today we discuss ...

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Emmy Ballots Revealed: The Good Wife Blows It, True Detective Plays It Smart

The Emmy nomination ballot submissions were revealed today, shortly after online voting became available to television academy members. As per usual, the submissions were filled with some shocking omissions and some surprising category placements. On the drama side, The Good Wife, for example, submitted ‘A Weird Year,’ ‘Dramatics, Your Honor’ and ‘The Decision Tree’ in Directing and only ‘The Last ...

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Is AMC Sandbagging Mad Men’s Emmy Chances?

AMC recently sent out its ‘For Your Consideration’ DVD box set for Emmy nomination voters and something strange happened; only the first three episodes of four-time Drama Series Emmy winner Mad Men were included. Now, to be fair, the set was sent sometime around May 15th, before the last two episodes of Mad Men‘s shortened, 7-episode season had aired and ...

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TCA Awards Nominations 2014: Breaking Bad, True Detective, The Good Wife Rule

The Television Critics Association has revealed their nominations for 2014, with Breaking Bad, True Detective and The Good Wife all receiving multiple nominations. Breaking Bad, for its final season, scored three. True Detective, although submitted as a Drama Series for the Emmys, was nominated in Movie/Miniseries here. It also picked up nods for Program of the Year, New Program and ...

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HBO and Showtime Reveal 2013/2014 Emmy Category Placements

HBO and Showtime have revealed their category placements for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards and there are some head-scratchers. HBO has never been that much of a supporter of the younger folks in Game of Thrones in terms of Emmy pushes but even Jack Gleeson, after last night’s epic Purple Wedding episode, gets the shaft. He doesn’t appear in the ...

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Awardswatch’s Emmy Experts Predictions – March 2014

The nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards won’t be until July but that doesn’t mean we don’t have a pretty good idea of what’s getting in. New shows, old shows with new flare and former winners flailing are going to scramble for those noms and with the new rules in place for this year, even more will be eligible ...

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2014 Emmy Rule Changes Announced: Minis and Movies Split Again

When the Television Academy announced in 2011 that they were going to merge the Made for TV Movie and Miniseries categories, it had many of us scratching our heads. Not only are both categories in full bloom of possibilities for competition, networks are freely embracing the new ‘anthology’ of shows like American Horror Story and True Detective. Thankfully, a movement ...

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