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2018 Emmy Nomination Predictions

With the Emmy nominating ballots out we know now where certain performers are submitted and which writing and directing episodes will be in contention. Riley Chow of GoldDerby and I combed through the lists for our podcast last week and right here you can find my updated predictions based on the ballots and that podcast. There are a lot of ...

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2018 Emmys: Nomination ballots are in; voting begins today

The official Emmy ballots are here and kick off the two-week nomination period that will end on June 25th. In order to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award you must be on this list. You can be submitted by your network, by your show’s production or by yourself but you gotta be on the list. There are over 22,000 ...

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actor in a Drama Series Race

The Lead Actor in a Drama Series race is pretty rich with contenders this year (but really, it is every year as men lead so many shows) all looking for another nomination or a very first one. The Returning Champ Last year, Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) became the first black actor to win this category since Andre Braugher ...

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actress in a Drama Series Race

This year’s Lead Actress in a Drama Series race is shaping up to be a true battle royale. Packed with previous Emmy winners and nominees plus a handful looking for their first, this might be the toughest race of the year. Let’s take a look at the strongest contenders. The Returning Champ After seven Emmy nominations and no wins (six ...

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2018 Emmy Predictions: Updated and Ranked

It’s time for some new and updated Emmy predictions, ranked for your pleasure! Covering Drama Series, Comedy Series, Limited Series, TV Movie plus lead and supporting acting categories. Guest categories to come at a later date. Who do you think is on top in Drama – The Handmaid’s Tale or Game of Thrones? Will it be Atlanta or The Marvelous ...

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Emmy Podcast #21- Talking Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, Roseanne and One Day at a Time with Vox.com’s Todd VanDerWerff

In the first Emmy podcast of the 2017-2018 television season I am joined by a familiar voice – Vox.com’s critic-at-large Todd VanDerWerff. The first hour of this 90-minute podcast focuses heavily on the Outstanding Drama race which sees the return of Game of Thrones after taking a year off and now going up against last year’s winner The Handmaid’s Tale. ...

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2019 Emmy Predictions: Returns, Reboots and Reigning Champs

Last year at the Emmys a huge presence was missing, the reigning Drama Series champion (two years running) Game of Thrones. Missing out on last season’s Emmy race opened the door for Hulu to capture its first series win in The Handmaid’s Tale, which earned a massive eight wins for its freshman season, second only to the first season of ...

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WGA Television Nominations: Double Mentions for Handmaid’s Tale, GLOW; The Leftovers, Will & Grace Nodded

The Emmy-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale earned two nominations from the Writers Guild of America today, in Drama Series and New Series. The Hulu show won the Drama Emmy earlier this year. Netflix’s GLOW also earned two nominations, in Comedy Series and New Series. It aired outside of last season’s Emmy eligibility and will compete next year. The Americans, Better ...

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