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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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2015 Emmys: Presenters and Awards Order

  The 67th Emmys have announced their full presenters list as well as their awards order. They’re doing block again, meaning they’ll begin with the Comedy awards (save Series), then Reality/TV Movie-Limited Series and Variety and close with the Drama categories and the two Series wins. The Emmys air Sunday, September 20th at 5pm PST/8pm EST on Fox. For full ...

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2015 Emmys: Raw & Uncensored – THR’s Drama Actress Roundtable feat. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis and more

The Hollywood Reporter’s actor roundtables are always a highlight of the Emmy season and this year’s crop of drama actresses are a fantastic, award-winning bunch of ladies from some of your favorite shows. There’s Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honorable Woman) and ...

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Why Isn’t The Walking Dead More of an Emmy Contender?

In the five seasons the AMC mega-hit The Walking Dead has been on the air it’s barely scraped up a handful of Emmy nominations and one measly win. Visual Effects, Sound Editing and Prosthetic Makeup are the only categories the show has received mentions in with its single win coming in 2012 for its makeup. So why is it that ...

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2015 Emmy Nominations Ballots: Shocks and Surprise Submissions and Omissions

  The official submissions for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards have been revealed and as with every year, not without some surprises, shocks and controversy. For example, with all of the ballyhoo about the rule changes that happened earlier this year around Guest vs. Supporting performances (guest performers had to have appeared in less than 50% of a total season’s ...

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EMMYS: Glee, Shameless, Jane the Virgin Can Compete as Comedies

After the announcement from the Television Academy that one-hour shows must compete in the drama category, it was swiftly that the Fox, Showtime and the CW, the networks that air Glee, Shameless and Jane the Virgin (respectively) would submit for consideration in the comedy competition and the academy has agreed. The decision was made by an industry panel and required ...

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