This year’s comedy categories at the Emmys sort of feel…flat. While some new blood has been injected (namely Atlanta) and others were shockingly snubbed (Transparent) there are only a few spots that seem up for grabs. Veep is winning Comedy Series again, full stop. The show won its third casting Emmy in a row last weekend, besting its (likely) closest ...Read More »
In a lot of ways, the Emmys are harder to predict than the Oscars. The Oscars have smaller timeline between when things get serious (usually mid-September) and the nominations announcement and the actual show itself. But in between that are dozens of precursors in the form of critics awards and industry awards that help us shape the race, give us ...Read More »
Game of Thrones and Veep repeated their series wins from last year and The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, coming in with 22 nominations, won the Limited Series Emmy. It also dominated the acting awards, winning three of four. In total, it won nine awards. Game of Thrones won the top three – Series, Directing and Writing ...Read More »
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards are this weekend and AwardsWatch’s Emmy Experts have their FINAL predictions for this year’s winners. With the Guest Acting winners at last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys being so off the charts we could see as much turned upside down at the big show. The Emmys do often like to repeat themselves and while we all ...Read More »
2016 Emmys: Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Can Tony Hale Threepeat or is Louie Anderson a threat to win?
Is Tony Hale set for a three-peat in Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Veep? According to three of our Emmy Experts he is. This category is certainly no stranger to multiple consecutive wins so it’s certainly possible. His submission, “Inauguration,” is much like his last year’s win in that it builds up to a single big speech. ...Read More »
For those that don’t know how the Emmy voting process works, emmy voters are issued a large 100-plus page document listing every eligible contender in alphabetical order, all the way from Uzo Aduba through to Constance Zimmer. Why is this a big deal? Well, there has long been a fan theory or myth, that those listed at the top of the ...Read More »