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Final 2017 Emmy Winner Predictions – DRAMA

There hasn’t been a more up in air year in quite a while than in the Drama categories this year, Drama Series in particular. No less than five of the seven nominees are freshman shows and four of them (maybe all five) have a legitimate shot at the top prize. It’s ironic that the only two returning shows here, Better ...

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Emmys: Official Episode Submissions for the 2017 Emmy Awards

The nominations are in, 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 a little different in Limited Series/TV Movie. A Lead performer submits the ...

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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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Emmy Podcast #19: FINAL Emmy Nomination Predictions

In this 19th Emmy podcast I am joined by AwardsWatch’s Peter Cioth and Jonathan Boehle to discuss our final predictions for the 69th Emmy nominations. Our focus this podcast is on Drama and Comedy Series and the Lead and Supporting categories in both. In Drama, much discussion surrounds what new shows will find themselves with nominations with Game of Thrones and Downton ...

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Emmy Podcast #18: Writing, Directing and Guest Acting Categories

This 18th Emmy podcast I am joined by former and current Emmy Experts Peter Cioth and Chris Pepper to break down the newly revealed nomination ballots to discuss the writing, directing and guest acting categories. This podcast runs 1h 45m. Don’t forget to run over the our Emmy Experts 2017 Emmy nomination predictions right here. Opening music: the theme from ...

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2017 Emmys: Drama Series Analysis

This year’s Drama Series category is first notable not for what’s going to make it in but what isn’t. Downton Abbey‘s first season was as a Miniseries (where it won) but once it was decided the show would continue on it was submitted in Drama Series where it was nominated for all of its five-season run, never winning the top ...

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Black Mirror, Stranger Things, Atlanta Earn Producers Guild of America (PGA) Television Nominations

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced its nominations for Television programming and the freshman seasons of Atlanta, Stranger Things and Westworld continue to penetrate the guilds. Stranger Things and Westworld are going up against House of Cards, Game of Thrones (the current two-time Emmy winner for Best Drama Series) and Better Call Saul, which won this award last ...

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Hidden Figures, Passengers, Lion Among 2017 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Nominations for Feature Film

Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos were announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. The 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards celebrating “Return to ...

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