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2016 Emmys: How an Emmy is Won in One Nifty Infographic

Ever wondered what it takes to actually win an Emmy? It’s an intricate process with enough twists and turns to fill in a contender for Outstanding Drama Series. This year, the Television Academy received over 7800 submission in a whopping 113 categories. In comparison, the Oscars only have 24 categories. All of the academy’s 20,000+ voters get to vote in the top ...

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2016 Emmys: Television Academy Reveals Three Nights of Emmy Awards Shows

The 2016 Emmys will be a three-night affair this September with the Creative Arts Emmys, that showcase the technical side of the television process, being split into two nights. Night 1 of the Creative Arts Emmys (September 10th) covers mainly the major technical fields of Drama, Comedy, and Television Movie/Limited as well as the Guest Acting categories. Night 2 (September 11th) covers ...

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2016 Emmys: Nominee Peter MacNicol (Veep) Disqualified as Guest Actor

After Veep‘s Peter MacNicol was nominated for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series last week, the awards predicting circles began bubbling with the fact that his nomination went against the new “less than 50%” rule the Television Academy instituted last year. Meaning, for someone to qualify for Guest submission they could only appear in less than 50% of a series’ ...

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2016 Emmys: OFFICIAL Episode Submissions for the 2016 Emmy Awards

With the 2016 Emmy nominations announced, now is the wait for what episode each nominee will submit for consideration. There is always much debate over whether or not “tapes” matter anymore. Sometimes we see killer submissions win while two minutes of screentime (and very little do to) earns you an Emmy. Often you’ll see a comedy nominee submit a more ...

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2016 Emmy Nominations: Shocks, Snubs and Trivia

Another year and another set of Emmy nominations are under the belt to be discussed, dissected and argued about. I have to say, this morning’s nominations were largely quite good? I’m questioning myself even saying that as year after year I feel like hitting my screen when something unworthy makes it in over something much more deserving. But, since that ...

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2016 Emmy Nominations: The Americans Gets Its Due, UnREAL is Real

The 2016 nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards are in and as usual not without some shocking mentions and even more shocking snubs. The Americans broke BIG this year (its 4th season) hitting Lead Actor (Matthew Rhys), Lead Actress (Keri Russell) and Drama Series. The show had languished with a writing nomination last year and a Guest Actress win for ...

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2016 Emmys: Voting Begins Today; Ballots Reveal Some Odd Submissions

Voting begins today for the 68th Emmy Awards and with that is the release of the official ballots those nominations will be based on. Covering all aspects of television from directing to acting to sound and animation, the ballots often reveal the strategy of a studio, network or individual based on an episode submission and category placement. This year is ...

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2016 Emmys: Dates and Details for the 68th Emmy Awards

    Entries for the 68th Emmy Awards have started this week. Here is your calendar for the most important dates, from eligibility to nominations, of this year’s Emmys. Eligibility June 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016 Eligibility period (please also refer to the “hanging episodes” rule) Week of March 21 Online entry process begins during the week of March ...

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