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Emmys: Official Episode Submissions for the 2017 Emmy Awards

  Here we go. We have the nominations but, other than the Guest actors and actresses, now comes the time where performers and studios decide what episodes to submit to ensure the best chance at winning Emmy gold in September. For Series, shows submit six episodes. For individuals, a single episode that best encapsulates their character and performance. Things are ...

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Emmy Nominations: Biggest Shocks and Snubs plus Trivia!

The Emmys always bring us some exciting and some frustrating choices. Here are some of the biggest surprises of the morning (which I’ll be updating throughout the day). Shocks Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg are Emmy nominees for hosting Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party. Zach Galifianakas (Baskets) earns his first Emmy nomination for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series ...

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44th Daytime Emmy Awards: The Winners

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards are being handed out tonight. Creative Arts Emmys were handed out yesterday, including a win for Cynthia Erivo (for her performance on The Today Show) who now has the E, the G and the T of her EGOT. Trollhunters and Days of Our Lives were the big winners there with six and five apiece, respectively. Here ...

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2017 Emmys: Category Placements for this year’s Emmy Contenders

Before the official submission lists come out in June, the networks put forth where they’re going to push a specific show and, more importantly, their performers. With the new 50% rule in place for guest performers it takes the guessing game out of that a bit but, as you’ll see in HBO’s Big Little Lies listing, there is still room ...

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Oprah Winfrey, Riz Ahmed, Millie Bobby Brown Among Variety’s Sixth Season of ‘Actors on Actors’ on PBS

Variety and PBS SoCal have announced the lineup for the sixth installment of the Emmy award-winning series “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” The 5th season aired in January and featured this year’s Oscars contenders. The show will feature one-on-one conversations between this year’s Emmy contenders. Clips from the season, presented by Shutterstock, will be available to watch on Variety.com starting at the ...

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Emmy Awards: Key Dates for 2017 Emmys Voting and Nominations

The Television Academy has announced key dates for the 2017 Emmy Awards, including voting and nomination dates, entry process and awards ceremonies. The entry process for the annual awards starts on March 20th, with a deadline of May 1st. All eligible shows must be more than halfway through their season run by May 31st. Then there is a  two-week window for online voting ...

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Emmys: New Categories, Rules for 2017 Emmy Awards

The Television Academy announced today the creation of two new Emmy categories, Outstanding Music Supervision and Outstanding Casting in a Reality Series, as well as some rule changes for existing categories for the 2017 Emmy Awards. Music Supervision goes to the music supervisor and covers any music added to a show. Casting goes to the casting directors responsible for the primary casting ...

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