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

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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?

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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

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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

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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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2014 Emmy Rule Changes Announced: Minis and Movies Split Again

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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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WGA Winners: Her and Captain Phillips Win as Hustle and Wolf Tumble

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Spike Jonze’s Her beat out David O. Russell’s American Hustle for the Writers Guild’s highest honor for original screenplays and set itself up for a potential upset on Oscar night. Hustle was seen as the favorite here but its loss tonight and its no-show in the PGA tie is showing the film is a distant third in the Oscar race, ...

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Breaking Bad and the increasing tyranny of the drama pantheon

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On Sunday, the Breaking Bad finale aired. I mostly liked it a hell of a lot, though I thought Walt’s revenge gambit was too heavily weighted in his favor, rendering the episode more morally simplistic than I had come to expect from the show. Opinions! The internet also had Breaking Bad opinions, and opinions on the very nature and expression of Breaking Bad opinions, and opinions ...

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