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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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2015 TCA Nominations: Empire and Transparent Dominate

The Television Critics Association have announced their 2015 nominations and freshman shows Empire and Transparent lead the way with four nominations apiece, including both making it into Program of the Year. In fact, the amount of new blood in this year’s nominees forced out even winners from last year. Orange is the New Black, The Good Wife and Louie all ...

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TELEVISION: The 2015 Upfronts

The fall 2015 upfronts have started rolling in and NBC and FOX are first out of the gate. On NBC, every freshman was herded to slaughter save Debra Messing’s Momcop Copmom drama/comedy/action hour The Mysteries of Laura. I guess something had to survive to tell the tale of NBC’s disastrous 2014-2015 slate. It also looks like the network which used ...

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Critics’ Choice TV Awards: Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City, The Americans, Justified Score

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced nominations for the 5th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards with HBO, FX and Comedy Central coming out as big winners today. Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer nabbed three mentions while Broad City also got three, including one for Best Comedy Series. Also on the Comedy side, Amazon’s Transparent (which won two Golden Globes this ...

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Why ‘Looking’ Being Canceled is a Good and a Bad Thing

HBO decided to cancel Looking today, just a few days after its superb 2nd season finale. It didn’t come as too much of a surprise; renewals usually arrive while a current season is still airing so the waiting game was inevitably going to end up as bad news. But, it’s not all bad news. We’re getting a “wrap-up special,” says ...

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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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Emmys Make Some Major Changes to Next Awards (and some are really stupid)

The Television Academy, in an effort to morph and grow with the times have made some big changes for this year’s upcoming Emmy Awards. Expanded series line-ups, category separations and what should be a very contentious and argued rule about comedies and dramas. Here they are: Series Nominees: The number of nominees in comedy and drama races has been increased from six ...

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